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‘The game was so friendly’ – England boss Gareth Southgate heckled by a Bulgarian journalist – Eurosport.com
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‘The game was so friendly’ – England boss Gareth Southgate heckled by a Bulgarian journalist – Eurosport.com

Gareth Southgate was heckled by a Bulgarian journalist who labelled the racism which overshadowed England’s 6-0 qualifying victory over Bulgaria “an exaggeration”.Video – Balakov claims he ‘didn’t hear racist chanting’00:28 “I personally did not hear the chanting,” Balakov said. “I saw the referee stopped the game but I also have to say the behaviour was…

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International Friendly: Aribo’s Goals Earns Nigeria Valuable Draw Against Brazil – Soccernet.ng
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International Friendly: Aribo’s Goals Earns Nigeria Valuable Draw Against Brazil – Soccernet.ng

Joe Aribo netted his second goal in the colours of the Super Eagles as Nigeria held the Samba Boys of Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly game in Singapore. Victor Osimhen had the first chance to put the Super Eagles on the lead in the 15th minute but he Man City goalkeeper, Ederson parried the shot…

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Brazil friendly: Test to measure our progress ― Rohr – Vanguard
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Brazil friendly: Test to measure our progress ― Rohr – Vanguard

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has described the international friendly match against Brazil as an ‘important test’ for his team after their third-place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Gernot Rohr Sunday’s game will be the Super Eagles’ second game since they defeated Tunisia 1-0 to win bronze in the continental tournament in Egypt back…

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Ola Aina Out Of Nigeria’s Friendly Game Against Brazil – Naija News
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Ola Aina Out Of Nigeria’s Friendly Game Against Brazil – Naija News

Super Eagles wing-back, Ola Aina has been ruled out of the upcoming international friendly match between Nigeria and Brazil on Sunday. Naija News understands that  Aina picked up an injury after a domestic accident and will not be available for the friendly match. Confirming the Accident on it’s Twitter handle, the Nigerian Football Federation said…

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International Friendly: Argentina hold Germany in four-goal thriller – Premium Times
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International Friendly: Argentina hold Germany in four-goal thriller – Premium Times

Despite not having their talisman Lionel Messi, Argentina produced a wonderful second-half comeback to draw 2-2 with Germany in an international friendly at Signal Iduna Park on Wednesday night. It was indeed a game of two halves, as Germany raced into a two-goal lead. Serge Gnabry who grabbed the headlines after scoring four goals for…

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Friendly: Germany held at home by Messi-less Argentina – The Punch
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Friendly: Germany held at home by Messi-less Argentina – The Punch

An experimental Germany team leaked two second-half goals Wednesday as a weakened Argentina side, minus superstar Lionel Messi, earned a 2-2 draw in a friendly in Dortmund. Germany flew into a 2-0 lead thanks to first-half goals by Serge Gnabry and Kai Havertz, but Lucas Alario turned the game in the second-half when he came…

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Int’l Friendly: Gernot Rohr hands Solomon Otabor late call-up – TVC News
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Int’l Friendly: Gernot Rohr hands Solomon Otabor late call-up – TVC News

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has handed a late call up to CSKA Sofia of Bulgaria winger Solomon-Otabor.Solomon replaces Samuel Kalu in his squad for the October 13 friendly against Brazil at the National Stadium, Singapore. Kalu picked up an injury in training with his French club, Bordeaux and missed Saturday’s 3-1 away loss at…

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Eagles not in friendly mood with Brazil – Chuckwueze – Latest Sports News In Nigeria – Brila
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Eagles not in friendly mood with Brazil – Chuckwueze – Latest Sports News In Nigeria – Brila

Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze has predicted that the upcoming friendly game between the Super Eagles and the Selecao of Brazil will be a very close contest. Nigeria and Brazil will be meeting for the first since 2003 in Abuja and this time it will be in far Asian Country of Singapore. The game is…

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Brazil friendly, good test for Super Eagles —Sports Minister – The Punch
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Brazil friendly, good test for Super Eagles —Sports Minister – The Punch

Sunday Dare, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, on Saturday in Abuja said the upcoming friendly game between Nigeria and Brazil would expose the Super Eagles’ strengths and weaknesses. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that three-times African champions Super Eagles will take on Brazil at the Singapore National Stadium in Kallang on October 13.…

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Friendly: NFF Confirms Super Eagles, Brazil Clash For Oct 13 – Leadership Newspaper
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Friendly: NFF Confirms Super Eagles, Brazil Clash For Oct 13 – Leadership Newspaper

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed that the Super Eagles would slug it out with South American giant, Brazil in a friendly match, expected to take place in Singapore on Sunday, October 13, 2019. Nigeria and Brazil will tango in a much anticipated encounter at the Singapore’s National Stadium, Kallang, 23 years after Nigeria…

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NFF will follow up Brazil friendly with another Grade A test for Super Eagles – Latest Sports News In Nigeria – Brila
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NFF will follow up Brazil friendly with another Grade A test for Super Eagles – Latest Sports News In Nigeria – Brila

The Nigeria Football Federation has hinted it wants to follow up the international friendly, arranged for the Super Eagles, against Five-time World Champions, Brazil, with another grade A friendly with an African team. Nigeria will play against Brazil, for only the second time at senior level, in a friendly billed for the Singapore National Stadium,…

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Int’l Friendly: Nigeria to face Brazil in Singapore October 13 – AOL Footbal
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Int’l Friendly: Nigeria to face Brazil in Singapore October 13 – AOL Footbal

Three-time African champions, Nigeria will be the guest of former world champions Brazil at the National Stadium in Singapore in a high profile international friendly match in October, AOIFootball.com reports. The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) announced that the Selacao will play two friendlies next month against two African giants with Senegal and Nigeria have chosen…

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International Friendly: Super Eagles to Play Brazil in October – Latest Sports News In Nigeria – Brila
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International Friendly: Super Eagles to Play Brazil in October – Latest Sports News In Nigeria – Brila

The Super Eagles were involved in a friendly with Ukraine on September 10 at the Dnipro Arena which ended 2-2 and the Nigeria Football Federation confirmed that it will make use of all FIFA free windows for the Nigerian National Team. The friendly is meant to keep the Super Eagles in shape for the upcoming…

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Int’l Friendly: Ogu lauds Eagles great performance against Ukraine – AOL Footbal
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Int’l Friendly: Ogu lauds Eagles great performance against Ukraine – AOL Footbal

Super Eagles midfielder John Ogu has applauded his teammates after their impressive 2-2 draw against Ukraine in Dnipro on Tuesday night, stating that the future remains bright for the national team, AOIFootball.com reports.  The former Hapoel Be’er Sheva midfielder who was overlooked for the match, also hailed the NFF for putting up such a high…

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Friendly: Rohr wrings changes against Ukraine – The Eagle Online
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Friendly: Rohr wrings changes against Ukraine – The Eagle Online

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, has named a relatively new team for tonight’s international friendly against Ukraine in Dnipro. Portugal-based Francis Uzoho retained his place in goal while Nigeria’s defence would be led by Stand-in captain, William Troost Ekong, Ola Aina, Semi Ajayi, and Jamilu Collins. The midfield would be marshaled by Oghenekaro Etebo, Joe…

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