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The Golden Eaglets will face another hurdle on the road to international glory when they will be subjected to another MRI age test in Lome tomorrow afternoon.

WAFU Cup: Golden Eaglets target victory against Ivory Coast

Five-time U17 world champions, Golden Eaglets of Nigeria landed in Lome, Togo, ahead of the West African Football Union (WAFU B) U17 Tournament taking place in Lome.
According to the NFF, the Golden Eaglets will go ahead with plans to compete at the tournament, despite the cancellation of the FIFA U-17 World Cup due to the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.

Golden Eaglets off to Togo for WAFU tourney

Five-time world champions Nigeria and three-time world champions Ghana headline the seven-team West African Football Union (WAFU B) U17 Tournament taking place in Lome, Togo 5th – 20th January 2021.
According to the NFF, the Golden Eaglets will go ahead with plans to compete at the tournament, despite the cancellation of the FIFA U-17 World Cup due to the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.

AFCON: Golden Eaglets fail MRI test three weeks to kick-off

In another embarrassing age-related moment for Nigerian football, 40 out of the 60 boys pencilled down as part of the Golden Eaglets contingent to prosecute the Under-17 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers in Benin Republic failed the mandatory Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) age test.
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.

Flying Eagles battle Ghana, Ivory Coast for 2021 AFCON ticket

The Flying Eagles will be seeking to qualify for the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations when hostilities commence today at the WAFU Zone B U-20 championship in Benin Republic.
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.

Flying Eagles beat Guards Brigade Team 4-1

The national U-20 football team, the Flying Eagles, on Saturday, defeated the Nigerian Army Guards Brigade Team, the Scorpions 4-1 in a friendly match.

Flying Eagles: WAFU B Zonal U-20 qualifiers postponed due to virus

The WAFU B Zonal qualifiers which will feature the Flying Eagles of Nigeria and six other West African countries billed for Lome, Togo, has been shifted to a later date due to coronavirus.

Rivers Angels set sight on qualifying from 2020/2021 NWPL to play in CAF Women’s...

Rivers Angels Football Club say their target in the upcoming 2020/2021 season is that of securing the ticket to feature in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Women’s Champions League.
Nigeria’s Under-20s football team the Flying Eagles led by coach Ladan Bosso got off to a winning start in their buildup for the U20 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers in Togo courtesy of a 5-0 trouncing of KCG Academy.

Flying Eagles preparations for AFCON off to a flying start

Nigeria’s Under-20s football team the Flying Eagles led by coach Ladan Bosso got off to a winning start in their buildup for the U20 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers in Togo courtesy of a 5-0 trouncing of KCG Academy.

CAF approves revised calendar for Interclubs competitions

Confederation of Africa Football Emergency Committee has approved the revised calendar for the Interclubs competitions which was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Oyo State chapter, has commiserated with the family of late Bode Oyewole, a former Chairman of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC).

Former 3SC chief Bode Oyewole passes on

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Oyo State chapter, has commiserated with the family of late Bode Oyewole, a former Chairman of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC).

Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal. - NFF

WAFU Cup: Super Eagles crash out, lose on penalties to Cape Verde

Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal.g
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WWC: Eight home-based players in Super Falcons’ provisional squad

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The 2019 West African Football Union Zone B Women's Cup will be held from May 8 to 18 in Abidjan.
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The Liberia Football Association (LFA) has lifted its ban on former Arsenal striker Christopher Wreh.
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Liberian referee Jerry Yekeh cleared by CAF

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Super Falcons to report in Paris April 3 for France friendly

Nigeria’s Super Falcons are expected to report to camp in Paris on April 3 ahead of their friendly match against France on April 6, an official said on Monday.

WAFU semi-final: Nigeria lose to Ghana on penalties

Nigeria has failed to reach the finals of the maiden West African Football Union Women’s Cup after losing 5-4 on penalties to Ghana.

WAFU Women’s Cup: Super Falcons defeat Togo 3-1 to maintain 100% record

The Super Falcons of Nigeria made it three wins from three games at the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Women’s Cup, defeating Togo 3-1 in Abidjan on Monday night.

WAFU Women’s Cup: Super Falcons depart for Cote d’Ivoire

The Nigerian senior national women football team, the Super Falcons, on Monday departed Abuja for Cote d’Ivoire, venue of the maiden West African Football Union (WAFU) Women’s Cup tournament.

I will live in Nigeria – Falcons coach

After he was unveiled on Tuesday, Dennerby announced that he will not shuttle between Nigeria and his base in Sweden.

Super Falcons to feature in Cyprus invitational tourney next month — NFF

The Super Falcons will feature in the Cyprus Women’s Cup, a global invitational football tournament for women´s national teams in February, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said.

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Kano governor sacks aide over social media comments

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has relieved his Special Adviser on Media, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, of his appointment.

Group: Killer of Nigerian man in South Africa will be investigated

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The 27 students of Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State and 15 others have not been released by their abductors.

Assailants free 42 people kidnapped from Nigeria school

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Prince Bola Ajibola, a Former Attorney General and Minister of Justice has rated Western Nigeria Security Network, tagged “Operation Amotekun”, high in terms of its capacity to protect the people of Ogun State from Fulani marauders.

Ex-AGF: Amotekun will tame criminal herdsmen

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