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AMAJU PINNICK BECOMES CAF VICE-PRESIDENT

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 1 year ago
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AMAJU PINNICK BECOMES CAF VICE-PRESIDENT The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick as its first vice president. The position became vacant after erstwhile president of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi resigned from office in June following an undercover exposition of corrupt practices in the GFA by an […]

MIKEL OBI’S FATHER KIDNAPPED BEFORE ARGENTINA CLASH

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 1 year ago
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John Obi Mikel has revealed that he learned his father had been kidnapped just hours before he played in Nigeria’s loss to Argentina which saw his country eliminated from the World Cup. The Nigeria captain was informed of the news by a family member while he traveled on the team bus to the stadium in […]

“WE WILL SHOW YOU WE ARE FROM NIGERIA” -IHEANACHO TELLS ARGENTINA

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 1 year ago
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“WE WILL SHOW YOU WE ARE FROM NIGERIA” -IHEANACHO TELLS ARGENTINA Nigeria will do battle with Argentina at the ongoing FIFA World Cup on Tuesday evening, but Kelechi Iheanacho fancies the Super Eagles chances of making it to the knock out round. Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli have to lift the morale of his players in […]

RUSSIA 2018: “FURIOUS” MARADONA TO MEET ARGENTINA SQUAD BEFORE FACING NIGERIA

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 1 year ago
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RUSSIA 2018: “FURIOUS” MARADONA TO MEET ARGENTINA SQUAD BEFORE FACING NIGERIA Football legend, Diego Maradona has requested a meeting with Argentina’s players before their final World Cup group game on Tuesday against Nigeria. After losing to Croatia, the two-time winners must beat Nigeria to have any chance of reaching the last 16. Maradona is “furious […]

HUNDREDS KILLED IN PLATEAU BY SUSPECTED FULANI HERDSMEN

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 1 year ago
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HUNDREDS KILLED IN PLATEAU BY SUSPECTED FULANI HERDSMEN Two hundred persons were allegedly killed in Gashish and Ropp Districts of Plateau State on Sunday, during an attack that were carried out on about 11 communities by suspected Fulani herdsmen. The attack was said to have been launched at Xland, Gindin Akwati, Ruku, Nghar, Kura Falls […]

“NIGERIA WILL PEAK IN FOUR YEARS” -ROHR

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
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“NIGERIA WILL PEAK IN FOUR YEARS” -ROHR Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr believes his team will not peak for another four years despite his side’s 2-0 win against Group D rivals Iceland. Leicester striker Ahmed Musa’s second-half double in Volgograd kick-started Nigeria’s World Cup after defeat to Croatia in their opening match. The Super Eagles’ win […]

JOHN MIKEL OBI SLAMS CROATIA DECISION TO REST STAR PLAYERS

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 1 year ago
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JOHN MIKEL OBI SLAMS CROATIA DECISION TO REST STAR PLAYERS The Super Eagles could find themselves relying on the Croatia, who plan to leave big names out against Iceland – to reach the knockout rounds of the World Cup. Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel has called on Croatia to be professional and not rest players […]

WORLD CUP: KANU NWAKWO VISITS SUPER EAGLES

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 1 year ago
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WORLD CUP: KANU NWAKWO VISITS SUPER EAGLES Ahead of their make or break World Cup showdown versus Iceland, the football icon spent some time with the Super Eagles African football great, Nwankwo Kanu has attempted to raise the spirits of the Super Eagles ahead of Friday’s game versus Iceland. The team would be hoping to […]

SUPER EAGLES LAND IN RUSSIA FOR WORLD CUP

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 1 year ago
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SUPER EAGLES LAND IN RUSSIA FOR WORLD CUP Super Eagles of Nigeria have landed in Russia ahead of their World Cup opener against Croatia on Saturday, June 16, 2018. They flew out of their Avita Resort training camp in Bad Tatzmannsdorf, Austria to Russia. Nigeria’s hotel is the Sanatorium Istochnik while they will prepare for […]

SUPER EAGLES WORLD CUP KIT SOLD OUT ON FIRST DAY OF RELEASE

  • by Ayoade Akinyode
  • 1 year ago
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SUPER EAGLES WORLD CUP KIT SOLD OUT ON FIRST DAY OF RELEASE Nigeria may not be favourites for the World Cup, but they seem to have won fans over with their new kit for Russia. Several football fans were seen queuing up to purchase the new Super Eagles kit outside London’s NikeTown store in Oxford […]
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