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Eagles Need Early Camping, Ex-Stars Tell NFF


Former Super Eagles stars have urged the Nigeria Football Federation to ensure early preparations for the national team ahead of next year’s World Cup in Russia. The Eagles qualified for their sixth World Cup without losing a game in the African qualifiers, then went on to record a shock 4-2 win over star-studded Argentina in Krasnodar, Russia, in their first friendly game preparatory to the ... Read More »

Qualifiers For 2018 World Cup

FIFA's President Blatter addresses next to Russia's President Putin during the preliminary draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup at Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg

The 30 nations that have already booked their place for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, after Denmark qualified on Tuesday: Europe: Belgium, England, Germany, Iceland, Poland, Russia (as hosts), Serbia, Spain, France, Portugal, Switzerland, Croatia, Sweden, Denmark Africa: Egypt, Nigeria, Senegal, Morocco, Tunisia Asia: Iran, Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea North, Central America and Caribbean: Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama South America: Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia The two ... Read More »

Chelsea Legend, Didier Drogba Announces Retirement Date

Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba has announced the date of his retirement from playing football. Drogba, who is currently playing with USL side, Phoenix Rising where he also owns a stake, has decided to hang up his boots at the end of the season. The 39-year-old made 381 appearances for Chelsea across two spells, scoring 164 times in the process. Drogba won four Premier League titles ... Read More »

Argentina Vs Nigeria: Super Eagles, Truly Super – Onigbinde


Argentina vs Nigeria: Akinade Onigbinde, coach of FRSC FC of Abuja, on Tuesday, described Super Eagles as “truly super” with the 4-2 thrashing of Argentina.  Onigbinde told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the victory was deserving. He said that Nigeria’s global ranking in football would definitely appreciate with the friendly match results.<<vanguard>> Read More »

EPL: Arsene Wenger Identifies Alexis Sanchez Replacement


Arsene Wenger has identified 25-year-old Crystal Palace forward, Wilfried Zaha as possible replacement for Alexis Sanchez. According to The Sun UK, Zaha’s performances have alerted Arsene Wenger, who is now plotting a £35m move for the former Manchester United winger. Zaha has maintained last year’s fine form despite the Eagles’ problems this term scoring twice so far this season — including the winner against Chelsea ... Read More »

Nigerian B’ball Talents Are Amazing — NBA Legend, Williams


NBA legend, Jerome Williams, was in Nigeria and South Africa recently to spread basketball’s gospel across the continent. The ex-Chicago Bulls’ power forward talks about his experiences in Africa and the Jnr NBA project in this interview with ’TANA AIYEJINA in South Africa How do you feel about coming to Africa and teaching young kids basketball courtesy of the Jnr NBA (South Africa) and Power ... Read More »

BREAKING Tunisia Qualify For 2018 World Cup


Tunisia qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia despite being held 0-0 at home by Libya in their final Group A qualifier. The Tunisians secured a fifth appearance at the tournament by topping the table with 14 points, one more than the Democratic Republic of Congo. DR Congo scored twice in stoppage time through Jonathan Bolingi and Neeskens Kebano to defeat Guinea 3-1 in ... Read More »

Tammy Abraham Speaks On Decision To Snub Nigeria For England


Swansea City striker, Tammy Abraham, has categorically stated that he never considered playing for Nigeria despite being approached by the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, President Amaju Pinnick. Pinnick, who claimed to be friend of the player’s father, had assured football loving Nigerians that Tammy Abraham will represent Nigeria at senior level having played for England youth teams. Born and raised in London, Abraham was eligible ... Read More »

Iwobi, Omeruo, Others Hit Morocco; Mikel, Uzoho Arrive Today


Nigeria captain Mikel Obi and young Deportivo La Coruna  goalkeeper Francis Uzoho as well as Chippa United custodian Daniel Akpeyi are expected to arrive in Rabat, Morocco, on Tuesday as the Super Eagles begin their preparations  ahead of their   Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria in Constantine  on Friday. Meanwhile, much-maligned Turkey-based defender Kenneth Omeruo will look to resurrect his international career after he ... Read More »

Nigeria Win FIBA Africa 3×3


Nigeria on Sunday won the men’s FIBA Africa 3×3 Championship in Lome, Togo after beating Ivory Coast 21-9 in the final. The women finished second after they lost 12-11 to Mali in their final. The competition, which began on Friday, featured 13 countries. The men’s team has Azuoma Dike, Godwin David, Lucky Subel and Yahaya Abdul while the women’s team is made up of Nkechi ... Read More »

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