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AFCON qualifiers: Owolabi, Ekpo laud Super Eagles over 4-0 victory

Super Eagles Felix Owolabi, an ex-international, has commended the Super Eagles of Nigeria for resoundingly defeating the Mediterranean Knights of Libya in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier played in Uyo. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Odion

Super Eagles will not underrate Libya – Rohr

Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, says his team will play to win and will not underrate the Mediterranean Knights in Saturday’s AFCON qualifier. Rohr told newsmen in Uyo on Thursday, that the Libyans have a

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi, coach Rohr disagree on Luka Modric

Luka Modric Coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, John Mikel Obi and Coach Gernot Rohr disagreed on whether Croatian Luka Modric should be crowned as Best FIFA Player of the year. Modric was Rohr’s first choice, according to the details of

AFCON 2019: Super Eagles Beat Seychelles 3-0

Nigeria’s forward Ahmed Musa and teammates celebrate their victory at the end of the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Iceland at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd on June 22, 2018. PHOTO: Mark RALSTON /

Gallant Super Eagles Out Of World Cup, Argentina Progress

Argentina’s forward Lionel Messi (C) and Nigeria’s midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo vie for the ball.Photo: GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP Nigeria are out of the World Cup after failing to overcome Argentina in their Group D clash at the St Petersburg Stadium.

LIVE UPDATES: Nigeria 0-1 Argentina (2nd H) – Super Eagles Fight For World Cup Progress

Argentina’s forward Lionel Messi (C) dribbles past Nigeria’s defender Leon Balogun (L) and Nigeria’s midfielder Onyinye Ndidi (R) during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Argentina at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg

‘I’m Proud Of Your Indomitable Spirit’: Buhari Praises Super Eagles

  President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their victory over the national team of Iceland in their second match at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup on Friday. The President in a statement by his Special Adviser

World Cup Live: Nigeria 1-0 Iceland – Super Eagles Chase First Victory

Nigeria’s forward Ahmed Musa (L) vies with Iceland’s midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Iceland at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd on June 22, 2018. NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP  

Super Eagles Need More Solid, Experienced Players – Fashanu

Former Professional Footballer, John Fashanu says the Super Eagles need more experienced and older players to represent Nigeria in major competitions. Fashanu said this on Monday when he appeared as a guest on Channels Television breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily. He

Russia 2018: Rohr Releases Super Eagles Final World Cup List

The Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has finally released his 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Having already trimmed down the provisional squad to 25 before the England friendly, Rohr was left with the decision of

Trump Confirms Sale Of Super Tucano Aircraft To Nigeria

US President Donald Trump and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari hold a joint press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House on April 30, 2018, in Washington, DC. PHOTO: SAUL LOEB / AFP   United States President Donald Trump

Buhari Assures Super Eagles Of Support To Win World Cup

  President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Super Eagles of the needed support to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The President gave the assurance on Wednesday when he received the FIFA World Cup Trophy ahead of the

President Buhari Celebrates Super Eagles For Defeating Sudan

File Photo President Muhammadu Buhari has joined millions of football-loving Nigerians in celebrating the dogged performance of the home-based Super Eagles of Nigeria on their victory over Sudan in the semi-final of the 2018 Championship of African Nations (CHAN) in Marrakesh,

Super Falcons coach Dennerby promises to rebuild team

Thomas Dennerby, the new Head Coach of Super Falcons, on Tuesday promised to rebuild and improve the senior national women football team, saying “I won’t be a flying coach’’. Dennerby, while speaking at his unveiling by the Nigeria Football Federation