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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

Rohr officially signs new Super Eagles deal

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, has officially put pen to paper on a two-year contract extension with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Rohr was appointed Super Eagles head Coach in August 2016 and has steered the team to the

2018 World Cup: NFF confirms five friendly matches for Super Eagles [Full schedule]

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed the dates for five friendly matches the Super Eagles will play ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The team’s itinerary was revealed on Wednesday, at a press conference to announce the

Russia 2018: Di Maria brushes Mikel-led Super Eagles aside

Argentina forward, Angel Di Maria has looked beyond the group stage of the 2018 World in Russia by insisting that Barcelona super star, Lionel Messi would win the tournament for La Albiceleste. Argentina will face Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria in

Super Eagles star, Moses ruled out for six weeks

Super Eagles winger Moses Simon has been ruled out for four to six weeks. The Nigerian international had damaged his ankle ligaments while in action for Gent in a practice match against German second division side FC Nurnberg after featuring