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Kevin Akpoguma today scored his first-ever goal in the Bundesliga after 67 appearances in the German top league.

Super Eagles star Kevin Akpoguma relishes scoring first Bundesliga goal

Kevin Akpoguma has revealed his delight after ending his long wait for his first Bundesliga goal in their 4-2 win over Schalke 04 on Saturday.
Folarin Balogun celebrates after guiding in his second Arsenal goal to set the seal on a sixth win out of six in the Europa League this season. Ryan Byrne-INPHO-REX-Shutterstock

Mikel Arteta praises Folarin Balogun’s ‘incredible’ progress at Arsenal

The young attacker has been turning heads since linking up with Arteta’s men, scoring twice in as many appearances in the European competition, amid other dazzling displays.

Wafu B Cup: Ghana edge Burkina Faso to win tournament

Ghana have been crowned winners of the 2020 Wafu B Cup of Nations following a 2-1 triumph over Burkina Faso in Saturday’s final in Benin.
Segunda Division B side Deportivo La Coruna has announced the permanent signing of Uche Agbo from Belgian First Division A club Standard Liege.

Deportivo La Coruna sign Uche Agbo from Standard Liege

Segunda Division B side Deportivo La Coruna has announced the permanent signing of Uche Agbo from Belgian First Division A club Standard Liege.
Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says Hoffenheim defender, Kevin Akpoguma, has pledged to play for the Super Eagles and has switched allegiance from Germany to Nigeria.

Kevin Akpoguma agrees to play for Nigeria

Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says Hoffenheim defender, Kevin Akpoguma, has pledged to play for the Super Eagles and has switched allegiance from Germany to Nigeria.
A former goalkeeper of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles, John Felagha, is dead.

Ex-Flying Eagles goalkeeper John Felagha dies at 26

A former goalkeeper of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles, John Felagha, is dead.

Amaju Pinnick: NFF working on hiring quality coaches for the Super Falcons

The President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, says hiring a top-quality coach for the Super Falcons remains the priority of the Federation.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF set to support league clubs for next season’s campaign

The Nigeria Football Federation will provide support for Clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League, Nigeria National League, Nigeria Women Football League and the Nigeria Nationwide League for next season’s football campaign, as a result of challenges that have arisen from the COVID-19 pandemic, says the Federation’s President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick.
An Abuja High Court yesterday finally declined to join the names of President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick and the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi to a case of financial misappropriation brought before it by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Amaju Pinnick: NFF set to support league clubs for next season’s campaign

Nigeria Football Federation will provide support for Clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League, Nigeria National League, Nigeria Women Football League and the Nigeria Nationwide League for next season’s football campaign, as a result of challenges that have arisen from the COVID-19 pandemic, says the Federation’s President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick.
Nigeria Flying Eagles striker Ahmad Abubakar Ghali said he’s delighted to make his debut for Slovakian side As Trencin.

Flying Eagles striker delighted with his AS Trencin debut

Nigeria Flying Eagles striker, Ahmad Abubakar Ghali said he’s delighted to make his debut for Slovakian side As Trencin.
Coach of Kwara united FC Abdullahi Biffo has stated that the Ilorin based side won’t be adversely affected by the poor start by Delta Force after taking over the Delta based side slot in the Premier League.

Kwara United coach eyes future national team role

Kwara United coach Abdulahi Biffo had expressed interest in handling the Nigerian national team from the age-grade teams in the future.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

Joseph Yobo: Stephen Keshi built me to become Nigeria captain

Joseph Yobo has disclosed how African football icon Stephen Keshi built him up to become Nigeria's captain.
Former Nigeria Football Federation technical director Kashimawo Laloko has ripped into the performances of the country’s national teams in 2019, saying they “achieved nothing in football”.

Nigerian football failed last year – Ex-NFF chief

Former Nigeria Football Federation technical director Kashimawo Laloko has ripped into the performances of the country’s national teams in 2019, saying they “achieved nothing in football”.
The 22-year-old on loan at the Scottish premier league side from European Champions Liverpool has revealed he's started the process to switch allegiances to represent Super Eagles in the nearest future.

Rangers star ready to play for Nigeria ahead of England

The 22-year-old on loan at the Scottish premier league side from European Champions Liverpool has revealed he's started the process to switch allegiances to represent Super Eagles in the nearest future.

FIFA to decide Nigeria’s U-20 Women’s World Cup hosting fate September 12

Nigeria will on September 12 know the result of her bid to stage the 2020 U-20 Women’s World Cup when Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) formally announce the host nation.
Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) vice-president George Afriyie believes call-ups to the nation's various national teams are highly influenced by external entities for selfish reasons.

Call-ups to the Ghana national teams are a joke – ex-GFA chief

Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) vice-president George Afriyie believes call-ups to the nation's various national teams are highly influenced by external entities for selfish reasons.

2020 U-20 WWC: Fifa inspection team arrives Nigeria on Monday

A five-man inspection team from FIFA will arrive Lagos on Monday for a four-day inspection of facilities and equipments that Nigeria has put forward to host the U20 Women’s World Cup in 2020.
Flying Eagles midfielder Tom Dele-Bashiru has dumped Manchester City to joined Super Eagles forward Issac Success at Watford on a six-year contract.

Flying Eagles star joins Isaac Success at Watford

Flying Eagles midfielder Tom Dele-Bashiru has dumped Manchester City to joined Super Eagles forward Issac Success at Watford on a six-year contract.
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African Games: Nigeria’s Falconets to face South Africa, Cameroon

The draw for the football event of the 12th All-Africa Games has been conducted in Cairo, Egypt.
Flying Eagles head coach Paul Aigbogun has asserted that his players have learned from their mistakes ahead of their final group stage encounter of the 2019 Fifa U-20 World Cup in Poland against Ukraine.

Paul Aigbogun expects a positive response from the Flying Eagles against Ukraine

Flying Eagles head coach Paul Aigbogun has asserted that his players have learned from their mistakes ahead of their final group stage encounter of the 2019 Fifa U-20 World Cup in Poland against Ukraine.
Flying Eagles head coach, Paul Aigbogun, has reaffirmed his players readiness for today’s Group A clash against Burundi at the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations Cup in Niger.

Paul Aigbogun: Nigeria U20 will not underestimate any team at FIFA World Cup

Nigeria U20 coach Paul Aigbogun has promised that his side will not underrate any team at the on-going Fifa U20 World Cup.
Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) took to their Twitter handle to congratulate Nigeria's Flying Eagles for picking one of the four 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup tickets after defeating Niger by a lone goal at the ongoing U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria U20 aim to improve on goalscoring ahead of Fifa U20 World Cup

Nigeria U20 are set to improve on their goalscoring skills on the back of an ‘unlucky’ defeat to Saudi Arabia, according to coach Paul Aigbogun.

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CAN declares three-day prayer

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared a three-day prayer for the peace and unity of the country in the face of mounting insecurity.

Ebonyi housing commissioner passes on

Governor David Umahi on Saturday commiserated with the husband of the deceased, Celestine Okah, in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Francis Nwaze.
Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has pledged to abide by the peace pact he made with political opponents in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Ebonyi: APC, PDP bicker over abduction of opposition chieftain

The kidnap of Amos Ogbonnaya, of a former Coordinator of Anuagata Development Centre, in the Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State by hoodlums, on Thursday evening, has continued to generate mixed reactions from various segments of the state.
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President Buhari greets Obi of Onitsha at 80

President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe on the occasion of his 80th birthday, commending the royal father’s unwavering dedication to Nigeria’s unity and development.
Most of the Palestinian deaths occurred in Gaza but on Friday clashes spread to the West Bank, where 11 Palestinians died and hundreds were injured. Israeli forces used teargas, rubber bullets and live fire, as Palestinians threw petrol bombs.

US envoy arrives in Israel for de-escalation talks

Most of the Palestinian deaths occurred in Gaza but on Friday clashes spread to the West Bank, where 11 Palestinians died and hundreds were injured. Israeli forces used teargas, rubber bullets and live fire, as Palestinians threw petrol bombs.

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Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has confirmed that he is “following” his Norwegian compatriot and prolific goalscorer Erling Haaland.

Oliver Kahn rules Bayern Munich out of race to sign Erling Haaland in summer...

Haaland has established himself as one of the most prolific frontmen in Europe since joining Borussia Dortmund in January 2020, and is attracting attention from a number of top clubs heading into the summer transfer window.
The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia state has been set ablaze by hoodlums.

Hoodlums raze INEC office in Abia

The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia state has been set ablaze by hoodlums.
American actress Tawny Kitaen who appeared in “Bachelor Party” and provocative 1980s rock videos, has died in California.

American actress Tawny Kitaen dies at 59

American actress Tawny Kitaen who appeared in “Bachelor Party” and provocative 1980s rock videos, has died in California.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has placed all the communities in Kabba-Bunu council areas on ‘absolute’ lockdown following the positive testing of two persons in the council area to COVID-19

Kogi governor says he backs financial autonomy for state legislature

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has said he backs efforts of the legislature in the country to have a financial autonomy.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Anambra: Ban on tinted glasses still in force – Police

The Anambra State Police Command has reiterated the earlier ban placed on the use of tinted glasses, warning individuals whose vehicles glasses are tinted to remove them immediately.