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World Cup: Super Eagles To Play Egypt, Two Others In Friendlies

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play Egypt and two other countries in preparations ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The friendly matches will be played between January and May next year, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said. The Secretary General of the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, …

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Nigeria Gets $500,000 CAF Grant For 2018 World Cup

Nigeria and other African countries that made it to Russia 2018 World Cup will receive the sum of $500,000 each as assistance from the Confederation of Africa Football, CAF. CAF made the announcement on their official website on Friday. The decision was taken during CAF’s Executive Committee meeting held in …

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We Will Beat Argentina Again – Atiku

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has said that the Nigeria team will beat Argentina at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Atiku made the statement in a tweet on Friday shortly after the draw. He tweeted: “We’re beating Argentina again. Let’s get ready for the World Cup. #worldcupdraws .”

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FIFA Confirms Super Eagles As Youngest Squad During 2018 W/cup Qualifiers

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) says Nigeria paraded the youngest players during the qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This was announced on FIFA’s official website on Tuesday by a Switzerland-based independent study Centre International d’Étude du Sport (CIES) in it’s issue number 30 of Observatory Monthly …

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Rohr Confirms Fresh Two Year Deal

Gernot Rohr has confirmed Owngoalnigeria.com report on his two year contract extension as coach of the Super Eagles following qualification for the World Cup 2018 in Russia. As reported by Owngoalnigeria.com, Rohr’s contract carries a clause that triggers a two year extension if he qualifies Nigeria for the World Cup, …

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England Approaches NFF Over Friendly With Super Eagles

England has reportedly reached out to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), in a bid to arrange a friendly match with the Super Eagles, ahead of the 2018 World Cup. Both countries have already secured their spots at next year’s tournament in Russia and are now drawing up their preparations. reports …

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Nigeria Qualifies For 2018 Africa Nations Cup

Nigeria has booked their place in next year Africa’s Nations Championship after beating Benin Republic 2-0 in Kano to qualify on a 2-1 goal aggregate. Rabiu Ali put the Eagles ahead in the 22nd minutes before Kingsley Eduwo doubled the lead for The Nigerians, two minutes after the restart. Goalkeeper …

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Nigeria Drops to 39th Position on FIFA Ranking

Nigeria dropped a spot to 39th in FIFA’s latest World Ranking released on Thursday. The drop comes on the heels of a 2-0 defeat to South Africa in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. On the continent, however, the Super Eagles remain the sixth best country behind Egypt, Senegal, Congo …

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Super Eagles Lose: Mikel Obi Speak About The Lost Game

John Obi Mikel, the Captain of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, has refused to accept the opinion of many that his absence played a role in Nigeria’s 0-2 loss to South Africa. Mikel was ruled out of the game after having surgery to cure a long standing groin issue which resurfaced during …

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Mikel Left out as Rohr Announces Squad for Final Preparation

Super Eagles’ Captain, John Obi Mikel has for the second time been left out of the senior national team squad preparing for a Cameroun 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier against South Africa and a Russia 2018 World Cup eliminator against African champions, Cameroun. Mikel was conspicuously absent in the last …

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Vincent Enyeama Undergoes Successful Operation

Vincent Enyeama has undergone a successful surgery on his injured knee in France. The former Nigeria goalkeeper who is ruled out for the season posted a picture of himself in bed via his Twitter handle with a note thanking his fans for wishing him well. “God bless you all for …

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NFF Official: Enyeama Free to Represent Nigeria Again

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) have insisted that they do not have any issues with Vincent Enyeama, who quit international football in 2015. This was after a row between back then Nigerian coach Sunday Oliseh and Enyeama, the 34-year-old former Super Eagles captain and goalkeeper. The current Nigeria coach Gernot …

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SPORT! NFF Unveils New Home Kits For Super Eagles!

Nigeria have unveiled their new 2016/17 home kits ahead of their World Cup qualifying match against the Foxes of Algeria in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state this Saturday. The kit, created by US sports manufacturers Nike, features a classic Green body with a touch of white at the colar area. According …

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SPORT! Rohr, Mikel Obi, Musa Land In Uyo Ahead Of Tanzania Clash

Super Eagles captain, Mikel John Obi, his Chelsea team-mate Victor Moses and Leicester City’s Ahmed Musa, have all arrived in Uyo, ahead of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania this Saturday. This was confirmed on the official Twitter page of the team. “Latest arrivals for Tanzania: John …

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SPORTS! List of Super Eagles Players for Olympics

Chief Coach of the national Olympic football team, Dream Team VI, Samson Siasia has named Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi in his 35-man provisional squad. In the list released on Friday by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mikel Oobi is joined by Super Eagles stars, Kelechi Iheanacho, Moses Simon, …

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