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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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International Friendly: Rohr set to unleash new players – Daily Sun
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International Friendly: Rohr set to unleash new players – Daily Sun

Bunmi Ogunyale  Super Eagles’ Coach, Gernot Rohr has revealed that he is prepared to test new players in tonight’s friendly game against Ukraine. The Franco-German, who was not in any way despondent stated this when he addressed the pre-match press conference on Monday. “This game is a big opportunity for us to begin our build-up…

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Rohr – Ukraine friendly chance for Aribo, Dennis, Maja to shine with Super Eagles – SCORE NIGERIA

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Friendly: Shevchenko to make changes in Ukraine team against Super Eagles – The Punch
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Friendly: Shevchenko to make changes in Ukraine team against Super Eagles – The Punch

Nigeria’s players celebrate their goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations quarter final football match between Nigeria and South Africa at Cairo international stadium. Photo: AFP Ukraine head coach Andriy Shevchenko has stated that he will make changes in his starting line-up from the set that defeated Lithuania 3-0 for the international friendly encounter…

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International Friendly: Chukwueze Plus Other Super Eagles Stars Show Readiness For Ukraine… – Soccernet.ng
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International Friendly: Chukwueze Plus Other Super Eagles Stars Show Readiness For Ukraine… – Soccernet.ng

A couple of Super Eagles stars have shown their readiness to do the team proud when they take to the pitch to take on Ukraine in an international friendly on Tuesday night. Nigeria take on the Yellow-Blue in a first matchup between the two sides at the Dnipro Arena on Tuesday night. It will be…

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International Friendly: Iwobi, Chukwueze Plus 16 Others Already In Ukraine, But No Iheanacho… – Soccernet.ng
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International Friendly: Iwobi, Chukwueze Plus 16 Others Already In Ukraine, But No Iheanacho… – Soccernet.ng

18 Super Eagles stars are already in Dnipro ahead of Nigeria’s international friendly against Ukraine on September 10, 2019, at the Dnipro Arena, Ukraine. Among the players already in camp are, Everton midfielder, Alex Iwobi, Villarreal’s youngster, Samuel Chukwueze, Udinese defender, William Troost Ekong. The likes of Leon Balogun, Francis Uzoho, Jamilu Collins and Moses…

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Cricket friendly: How Nigerian women’s team lost in Rwanda – Vanguard
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Cricket friendly: How Nigerian women’s team lost in Rwanda – Vanguard

The Nigerian female cricket team has lost 2-3 to  their Rwandan counterparts in a five-match friendly series in Kigali which ended on Saturday. Nigeria’s Cricket Female TeamThe series is the return leg, after the first leg was held in Abuja in January where Nigeria won 3-2 against the East Africans. Ronaldo: Fans to sue after…

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Ukraine Friendly: Ekong, Etebo lead Super Eagles to Dnipro – Latest Sports News In Nigeria – Brila
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Ukraine Friendly: Ekong, Etebo lead Super Eagles to Dnipro – Latest Sports News In Nigeria – Brila

Italy –based defender William Ekong and England –based midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo are expected to lead the delegation of Super Eagles’ playing body into Dnipro, Ukraine on Saturday, ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly match with the host country’s senior team. It is the first outing for the three-time African champions since they finished third at the…

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Musa out of Ukraine friendly – The Punch
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Musa out of Ukraine friendly – The Punch

Italy-based defender William Ekong and England-based midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo are expected to lead the Super Eagles when they play Ukraine in Dnipro on Saturday, in an international friendly match. It is the first outing for the three-time African champions since they finished third at the first-ever 24-team Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt in June…

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Zambia call off SA friendly over xenophobic attacks – Citizen TV
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Zambia call off SA friendly over xenophobic attacks – Citizen TV

In SummaryThe Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) in a statement on Tuesday cited “prevailing security concerns in South Africa” for cancelling the fixture even though Zambia were hosting the game. The latest wave of unrest has raised fears of a recurrence of the violence aimed at foreigners in 2015 in which at least seven people…

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