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ALGERIA REPLACES IVORY COAST AS OPPONENTS OF SUPER EAGLES IN UPCOMING INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY MATCH

African champions Algeria has replaced Ivory Coast as the opponents of the Super Eagles in the first of two international friendly matches arranged in Austria next month. The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), made this known in a statement on its official website yesterday. The Eagles were due to play the …

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LEAGUE MANAGEMENT COMPANY, LMC RELEASES LIST OF CONDITIONS FOR CLUBS IN NIGERIA PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE AHEAD OF 2020/21 SEASON

The League Management Company, LMC has released a list of conditions for clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League ahead of the 2020/21 season. The conditions which were made known in a statement include guarantee, commitment and confirmation of availability of a minimum of two hundred million naira for the …

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SUPER EAGLES STAR AND BORDEAUX WINGER SAMUEL KALU RESUMES TRAINING AFTER RECOVERING FROM CORONAVIRUS.

Super Eagles star Bordeaux winger Samuel Kalu Resumed training behind closed doors at Halin Yesterday after recovering from coronavirus. The recovery was announced by the club on its official twitter handle. The super eagles star had tested positive for COVID-19 on his return from Nigeria and was quarantined for two …

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SUPER EAGLES STAR VICTOR OSIMHEN WINS MARC-VIVIEN FOE PRIZE

Super Eagles star, Victor Osimhen, has won the 2020 Marc-Vivien Foe prize, edging past compatriot, Simon Moses of Nantes and other African players. This win makes Victor Osimhen the second Nigerian to win the Marc-Vivien Foe prize after ex-Super Eagles goal keeper, Vincent Enyeama. Ever since the Nigerian star, joined …

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SUPER FALCONS BEATS ALGERIA 1-0 MOVES CLOSER TO JAPAN 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES

    Nigeria Senior Women’s National Team, the Super Falcons yesterday at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, defeated Algeria 1-0 to move to the second round of the Japan 2020 Olympic Games’ qualifying series on a 3-0 aggregate. The Super Falcons had last week beaten the Algerians 2-0 in Algiers to …

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NFF CONSIDERS LEGAL OPTION TO REVIEW FIFA’S BAN ON SAMSON SIASIA

By Ifesinachi Ekweme The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced that it is reviewing the recent life ban imposed on former Super Eagles player and coach Samson Siasia, by the World Football governing body -FIFA. The Football Federation said its lawyers have started to review the decision by the FIFA …

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GERNOT ROHR INVITES 23 PLAYERS FOR INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY WITH UKRAINE

        Technical Adviser to the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has called up 23 players for the international friendly with the senior national team of Ukraine scheduled for the Dnipro Arena, Kiev, on the 10th of September. The list includes other regular suspects, apart from the team’s top scorer …

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NIGERIA PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE KICKS-OFF SEPTEMBER 22,2019

After weeks of speculation and uncertainty in the Nigeria football scene, action is set to resume in the top flight next month. The 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season will officially kick off on Sunday, September 22nd, 2019. In a communication sent to NPFL teams by the chief operating officer …

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HOME BASED SUPER EAGLES TO FACE HAWKS OF TOGO IN AFRICAN NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIP

  The home-based Super Eagles of Nigeria will face the Hawks of Togo in the second round of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers over two legs. Togo defeated Benin Republic by a goal to nil over two legs to set up the clash with Nigeria who was the 2018 …

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KANO PILLARS WINS AITEO FA CUP TITTLE AFTER 66-YEAR-LONG WAIT

  Kano pillars yesterday at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna, ended a 66-year-long wait for the FA Cup title when they defeated Niger Tornadoes 4-3 on penalties to clinch the 2019 AITEO Cup trophy. After a barren draw at the regulation time, the match went into penalty kicks where Pillars …

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