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Wolfsburg defender, Felix Uduokhai snubs offer to join Super Eagles

Wolfsburg defender, Felix Ohis Uduokhaim has turned down a fresh approach from Nigeria. Uduokhai currently plays for the youth team of Germany. He has grown into one of the best young ‎defenders in the Bundesliga, since his move from second

Super Eagles’ Mikel, Ekong meet Buhari, Erdogan in Turkey [PHOTO]

Super Eagles stars William Troost-Ekong and Mikel Agu met President Muhammadu Buhari and his Turkish counterpart Recep Erdogan on Thursday. Buhari is in Turkey on an official visit. Troost-Ekong plays his football in Turkey with Bursaspor while Agu, though signed

Algeria vs Nigeria: New coach reveals what they will do against Super Eagles

Newly appointed Algeria coach, Rabah Madjer, has promised that his team will play for pride, when they take on Nigeria in their last 2018 World Cup qualifying fixture on November 10. The Desert Foxes are out of the running, after

Leon Balogun reveals why he cried after Super Eagles qualified for 2018 World Cup

Mainz 05 defender, Leon Balogun, has revealed the reason he was in tears, after Nigeria qualified for the 2018 World Cup, following a 1-0 win over Zambia earlier this month. Balogun had to be consoled by Super Eagles captain, John

Super Eagles can win 2018 World Cup – CAF president, Ahmad

President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, is backing Nigeria to make history at the 2018 World Cup. Ahmad who was recently in Nigeria for a football stakeholder forum, described Nigeria as the strongest African contender and

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

Algeria vs Nigeria: Rohr wants Super Eagles to finish 2018 World Cup qualifiers unbeaten

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has said that he is eyeing a win against Algeria, even though his team has already qualified for the 2018 World Cup. Nigeria became the first African nation to qualify for next

Russia 2018: What Rohr needs to do for Super Eagles ahead of World Cup – Aghahowa

Former Nigerian striker, Julius Aghahowa, has asked the Gernot Rohr–led technical crew of the Super Eagles to invite more creative midfielders into the team to ease the burden of goal scoring on strikers. Aghahowa, who made the call in a

Super Eagles move three places up in October FIFA Rankings

Nigeria has moved three spots to 41st, in the latest FIFA Rankings released by the world football governing body today. The Super Eagles beat Zambia 1-0 to qualify for the 2018 World Cup two weeks ago, a victory that wasn’t

Super Eagles no longer interested in Tammy Abraham – Rohr

Nigeria have moved on, since Swansea City striker, Tammy Abraham, opted to represent England. President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, spoke of a “positive” meeting in London with Abraham, whose father is a Nigerian, and his agent

Chelsea’s Ola Aina is a threat to many players in Super Eagles squad – Rohr

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has said that Ola Aina is a threat to several players in the squad. Aina, who is on loan at Hull City from Chelse, made his competitive debut for Nigeria in left-back,

Nigeria vs Zambia: How Super Eagles players shared their bonus with Ikeme

Players and officials of the Super Eagles, gave a share of the bonus they were paid for beating Zambia 1-0, to goalkeeper Carl Ikeme, who is presently down with acute Leukaemia. This was revealed by head coach, Gernot Rohr, in

Rohr reveals how far he wants to take Super Eagles at 2018 World Cup

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has set his team a target of reaching the quarter-finals of the 2018 World Cup. Rohr qualified Nigeria for the tournament in Russia, with one game to spare in the Group B

World Cup Qualifier: Buhari elated over Super Eagles’ victory

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their victory over the Chipolopolo of Zambia, describing it as “very sweet, soothing and a 57th Independence Anniversary gift to the nation.” The Super Eagles, at the Godswill