Category: Nigeria

Adepoju counsels Supersand Eagles as Nigeria battles Portugal tomorrow – Guardian Nigeria
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Adepoju counsels Supersand Eagles as Nigeria battles Portugal tomorrow – Guardian Nigeria

Former Super Eagles Midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju has tipped the Supersand Eagles on how to succeed at the 10th FIFA 2019 Beach World Cup, which kicks off today in Paraguay. Adepoju said the Supersand Eagles have what it takes to succeed at the World Cup because of the experienced players in the Nigerian squad, adding, however, that they…

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Nigeria federation boss Pinnick blames investigations for failures – BBC News
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Nigeria federation boss Pinnick blames investigations for failures – BBC News

Amaju Pinnick has been the Nigeria Football Federation president since 2014Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick has blamed investigations by the anti-corruption authorities for the country’s recent failures on the international scene.He added that the NFF was facing a lack of funds as he responded to a call by Nigeria’s sports minister Sunday Dare…

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Two wins in two for Senegal, Nigeria in African Cup qualifying – TSN
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Two wins in two for Senegal, Nigeria in African Cup qualifying – TSN

Famara Diedhiou scored a hat trick in a game interrupted by heavy rain as Senegal beat Eswatini 4-1 on Sunday for two wins out of two in qualifying for the 2021 African Cup of Nations.Diedhiou missed an early penalty and it was 0-0 at halftime when Senegal coach Aliou Cisse substituted Sadio Mane.Diedhiou netted all…

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Lesotho vs Nigeria: Osimhen’s performance tops 5 things we learned from tie – Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG
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Lesotho vs Nigeria: Osimhen’s performance tops 5 things we learned from tie – Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG

Lesotho vs Nigeria ended in another resounding victory for Super Eagles on Sunday evening, November 18, at Setsoto Stadium with Gernot Rohr’s men ruthlessly dominant as they cruised to a comfortable 4-2 victory in another tough encounter of AFCON 2021 qualifier. Super Eagles came into the game head-high after an narrow 2-1 home win over…

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2021 AFCON: Benin Level on Points With Nigeria following 1-0 Win Over Sierra Leone – Latest football news in Nigeria – FootballliveNG
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2021 AFCON: Benin Level on Points With Nigeria following 1-0 Win Over Sierra Leone – Latest football news in Nigeria – FootballliveNG

Credit | beninfootball.com (Ange Gnacadja) Benin Republic bounced back from the defeat to Nigeria with a 1-0 win over Sierra Leone in their second Group L match of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. A first-half strike from Jordel Dossu handed the Squirrels of Benin the victory at the Stade Charles de Gaulle in…

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Lesotho vs Nigeria: All you need to know, match details, TV schedule – Daily Post Nigeria
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Lesotho vs Nigeria: All you need to know, match details, TV schedule – Daily Post Nigeria

Nigeria is away to Lesotho in the second fixture of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series. It is the third time ever both countries will face each other on the international scene. The Super Eagles go into Sunday’s game top of Group L, following their 2-1 win over Benin Republic on Wednesday. The…

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Lesotho v Nigeria: Prediction, head to head & likely eleven – Fcnaija
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Lesotho v Nigeria: Prediction, head to head & likely eleven – Fcnaija

African Football By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 16/11/2019 Lesotho welcome Nigeria to their second Group L 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers at Setsoto Stadium on Sunday evening.Super Eagles kicked off their campaign in the qualifiers with a 2-1 victory against the Republic of Benin on their turf in Uyo on Wednesday, while Crocodiles settle for a 1-1 score draw…

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2020 Olympics: Nigeria fails to qualify for tournament – Daily Post Nigeria
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2020 Olympics: Nigeria fails to qualify for tournament – Daily Post Nigeria

Cup holders, Nigeria have crashed out of the ongoing U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt following a dire 0-0 draw with South Africa on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the draw on the night was not enough to see the Eagles through to the semi-finals. The result meant they finished…

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2020 Olympics: Nigeria fails to qualify for tournament – Daily Post Nigeria

Cup holders, Nigeria have crashed out of the ongoing U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt following a dire 0-0 draw with South Africa on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the draw on the night was not enough to see the Eagles through to the semi-finals. The result meant they finished…

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Nigeria miss out on Olympics as Faleye wastes great chance – Daily Trust
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Nigeria miss out on Olympics as Faleye wastes great chance – Daily Trust

HomeSportsNigeria miss out on Olympics as Faleye wastes great chanceADVERTISEMENT Nigeria missed out on a chance to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games football tournament when they were held 0-0 by South Africa in Cairo on Friday. Unmarked Sunday Faleye wasted a great chance to snatch victory for the Nigerians in the final minute…

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BIG SHOCK: Nigeria U23 crash out of 2020 Olympic in Tokyo – Fcnaija
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BIG SHOCK: Nigeria U23 crash out of 2020 Olympic in Tokyo – Fcnaija

Nigerian Football News By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 16/11/2019 Nigeria’s under-23 have crash out of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo after a 0-0 draw against South Africa in their last Group B game at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations at Al-Salam Stadium in Egypt on Friday night.The team approached the game by attacking their South African counterpart…

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U23 AFCON: Nigeria crash out, to miss Olympic Games – Premium Times
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U23 AFCON: Nigeria crash out, to miss Olympic Games – Premium Times

The Nigeria U23 team has crashed out of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The team despite forcing their South African counterparts to a barren draw on Friday night crashed out of the U23 AFCON which also doubles as the qualifiers for the football event of the Olympic Games billed for Tokyo next…

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Picking Nigeria over Germany was easy – Okoye – The Punch
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Picking Nigeria over Germany was easy – Okoye – The Punch

Ebenezer Bajela Super Eagles and Fortuna Düsseldorf goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye, said his love for Nigeria influenced his decision to pledge his international allegiance to the country ahead of Germany, insisting it was the right choice he made. Saturday Punch broke the news in July that Gernot Rohr was looking at inviting the 20-year-old to the…

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Gernot Rohr says it’ll be exciting to win AFCON 2021 with Nigeria – Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG
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Gernot Rohr says it’ll be exciting to win AFCON 2021 with Nigeria – Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG

12 hours ago 2768 views by  Rahaman Abiola – Gernot Rohr has disclosed that it is his desire to win AFCON 2021 trophy with Super Eagles- The German coach made this known while speaking after Nigeria’s 2-1 win over Benin on Wednesday, November 13- Victor Osimhen and Samuel Kalu were on target as Super Eagles…

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IOC Boss Tasks Nigeria to Develop Fencing – THISDAY Newspapers
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IOC Boss Tasks Nigeria to Develop Fencing – THISDAY Newspapers

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Thomas Bach (left), displaying fencing skills in a demonstration practice with a student from the Aduvie International School in Jabi, Abuja …..thursday International Olympic Committee (IOC) president, Thomas Bach,has called on Nigeria to embrace fencing saying the country can excel in the sport if it gets adequate support. Bach, who…

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