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Oshoala, Rohr, Super Eagles make final shortlist for 2017 CAF Awards

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the final shortlists for the 2017 awards. Nigeria is well represented across the categories, with reigning CAF African Women’s Player of the Year, Asisat Oshoala again in line to retain her crown.

Porto agrees terms with Super Eagles midfielder Etebo, to join club in January

Super Eagles midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo, will join Portuguese giants, FC Porto when the January transfer window opens, according to Portuguese daily, A Bola. The report claimed on Sunday that Etebo has already agreed a four-year deal with the Azuis e

2018 World Cup: Messi blasts Mikel-led Super Eagles

Argentina captain, Lionel Messi has disclosed major problem of the Super Eagles of Nigeria ahead of their group game in the 2018 World in Russia. Messi described the senior national team of Nigeria as inconsistent in terms of how they

Russia 2018: How FIFA almost kicked out Nigeria’s Super Eagles from World Cup

On Tuesday, the Super Eagles of Nigeria escaped being kicked out of the 2018 World Cup, after FIFA awarded three goals and three points to Algeria. What was Nigeria’s offence? Fielding Shehu Abdullahi. The fullback was ineligible to feature in

2018 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.

Onigbinde blasts NFF over FIFA’s decision to award Super Eagles’ match to Algeria

Former FIFA and CAF instructor, Adegboye Onigbinde, has lashed out at the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), after FIFA fined the federation for fielding Shehu Abdullahi against Algeria, after he was suspended for a match earlier. FIFA also awarded a 3-0

2019 World Cup: German coach, Klinsmann tells Rohr player to add to Super Eagles

Former USA coach and Germany World Cup star, Jurgen Klinsmann, has told Nigerian coach, Gernot Rohr, to look the way of Major League Soccer club, Portland Timbers striker, Fanendo Adi ahead of the 2018 World Cup. The coach of the

NFF reacts to FIFA’s decision to award Super Eagles’ match to Algeria

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has accepted the sanction against it by the world football governing body, FIFA. On Tuesday, FIFA fined NFF for fielding Shehu Abdullahi against Algeria, after he was suspended for a match earlier. FIFA also awarded

FIFA awards Super Eagles World Cup match to Algeria, fines Nigeria N2.17m

The World governing body, FIFA, has slammed a heavy fine on Nigeria for fielding an ineligible player against Algeria in a Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier. The disciplinary committee of the body in a statement on Tuesday slammed a princely

2018 World Cup: Gernot Rohr reveals Super Eagles opponent for friendly

The Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has revealed Nigeria’s next opponent in a friendly match ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Rohr said Nigeria will face Poland in a pre-World Cup friendly match on March 23, 2018. The

Russia 2018 World Cup: Argentine manager reveals why Super Eagles are favourites in Group B

Argentina World Cup-winning midfielder, Osvaldo Ardiles, has said that Nigeria is one of the unexpected favourites for the 2018 World Cup. Giving his reasons, the legendary playmaker stated that the Super Eagles are physically powerful and more motivated to win

2018 World Cup: Sergio Aguero finally speaks on being drawn alongside Super Eagles

Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero, has spoken for the first time since Argentina surprisingly lost 4-2 to Nigeria in an international friendly in Krasnodar on November 14, 2017. Aguero did not come out for the second half of the friendly

2018 World Cup: Croatian-based Nigerian goalkeeper reveals Super Eagles players to watch

Croatian-based Nigerian goalkeeper, David Nwolokor, has told Croatia the Super Eagles’ players to watch out for as the 2018 World Cup in Russia draws nearer. The goalkeeper asked The Blazers to watch out for Premier League stars, Alex Iwobi and

Super Eagles’ 2018 World Cup team not complete yet – Rohr

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has insisted that his squad for the 2018 World Cup is not complete yet. Rohr was reacting to statements credited to the team’s chief scout, Victor Agali, who claimed the coach already