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The battle for places in the Super Eagles and particularly in the defence has been hotting up recently with the return of Semi Ajayi and Leon Balogun obvious falling down the pecking order.
Super Eagles and Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong gave away a penalty as Lazio thrashed Udinese 3-0 in a Serie A game on Sunday.
The 22-year-old, who joined the Foxes from Genk for £17m in 2016, earns £3.9m per annum, (approximately £75,000 a week) according to a study by Spotrac.
Victor Osimhen netted a brace and also got two assists in a roller coaster game in the 2021 AFCON qualifying match against Lesotho at the Setsoto Stadium in Maseru.
Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong says he is enjoying the competition in the Super Eagles camp, ahead of other challenges in his club.
Rangers attacking midfielder Joe Aribo and six other players hit Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header against Benin Republic and Lesotho.
Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong has extended his contract with Italian outfit, Udinese, which will see him play until 2023.
William Troost-Ekong featured for Udinese in their 1-0 victory against Ola Aina’s Torino in Sunday’s Serie A game at Dacia Arena.
West Bromwich Albion defender Semi Ajayi admitted his confidence has received a boost after helping Nigeria secure a 1-1 draw against Brazil last Sunday.
The Super Eagles on Sunday played out a 1-1 draw against five time World cup champions Brazil at the kallang Stadium in Singapore.
Super Eagles played an impressive and entertaining 1-1 draw with Brazil in a friendly encounter at the Singapore National Stadium on Sunday.g
Super Eagles’ stand-in captain William Troost-Ekong has said that while the Nigerian team respect five-time world champions, Brazil they, however, have no fear as both teams step out for a friendly match in Singapore.
Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong has suggested that Brazil’s prose took a hit following the 1-1 draw against Senegal and believes they Selecao will come hunting for redemption against Nigeria on Sunday.
Wilfred Ndidi, Alex Iwobi and William Troost-Ekong were mobbed by cheerful Singaporean fans on their arrival at the team’s Fairmont Hotel base, Singapore on Thursday morning.
Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo injured as Benfica right-back Tyronne Ebuehi has replaced former Chelsea star for Brazil international friendly match in Singapore National Stadium, according to NFF.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kwara Command, has arrested a total of 119 drug suspects between July and December.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola cancelled Christmas for his first-team stars, as they were banned from attending the club’s festive party.
The Edo State Government on Friday insisted that no rally or gathering must hold in line with the government ban on all forms of political rallies, demonstrations, and procession in the state.
He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.
Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has congratulated Nigerian-born British boxer, Anthony Joshua, for defeating his opponent, Andy Ruiz Jr, in Saturday’s World Heavyweight Boxing fight in Saudi Arabia, to reclaim his World Heavyweight titles.
The Senate has commenced moves to put an end to discrimination against women in the Nigeria Police Force with Thursday’s consideration of the Police Act Amendment Bill, 2019.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned on Wednesday that Turkey will retaliate against possible U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian missile defence systems.
Legendary Juju musician and evangelist, Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey, has admonished musicians not to see themselves as competitors, but rather as one united people, using their talents to make people happy.
The House of Representatives has queried the construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, over the slow pace of work on the Lagos-Ibadan and Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano highways.