Category: Nigeria

From no electricity in Nigeria to a thriving CFL career for Riders’ Edem – Canada.com
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From no electricity in Nigeria to a thriving CFL career for Riders’ Edem – Canada.com

REGINA — It took some time, but Mike Edem finally has learned to appreciate all the things he worked so hard to achieve — playing professional football in the CFL, earning decent money and the fact he’s healthy.“Sometimes you lose sight of that,” the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ veteran safety said before facing his former Alouettes team…

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I can’t say no to Nigeria – Enyeama – P.M. News
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I can’t say no to Nigeria – Enyeama – P.M. News

Former Nigeria goalkeeper and captain Vincent Enyeama open to Eagles return. Former Nigeria goalkeeper and captain, Vincent Enyeama, has opened his door for a possible return to the Super Eagles. Enyeama, who quit from international football after making a record 101 appearances for Nigeria in 2015, is currently without a club since August 2018 when…

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Nigeria: NFF Denies Recalling ‘Banned’ Coach Salisu Yusuf to Eagles – AllAfrica.com
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Nigeria: NFF Denies Recalling ‘Banned’ Coach Salisu Yusuf to Eagles – AllAfrica.com

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has denied recalling Chief Coach of the Super Eagles, Salisu Yusuf whose one-year ban from football lapsed on Wednesday. Yusuf was investigated by the Ethics and Fair-play Committee of the NFF after the former Ranchers Bees player was seen in a sting documentary in which he accepted 1,000 US dollars from…

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Nigeria: Bribery – Super Eagles Coach Completes One Year Ban – AllAfrica.com
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Nigeria: Bribery – Super Eagles Coach Completes One Year Ban – AllAfrica.com

The chief coach of the Super Eagles, Salisu Yusuf, who was caught on camera collecting bribe in a sting operation, has completed his one-year ban, the Nigeria Football Federation has announced. The 56-year-old manager who led the Nigeria home-based team to the WAFU Cup of Nations in Ghana was filmed by Anas’ Tiger Eye PI…

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FIBA World Cup: Nigeria got what they came for, a ticket to Tokyo – ESPN
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FIBA World Cup: Nigeria got what they came for, a ticket to Tokyo – ESPN

5:00 AM ETColin UdohSpecial to ESPN CloseItinerant writer. Engineer in a previous incarnation. One time Black Belt. Lover of football, flirter with other sports.There were slightly muted celebrations as Nigeria ended their FIBA World Cup with one of their objectives accomplished: to qualify for the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year. 
This accomplishment has, however,…

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The Nigeria FA to decide on Salisu Yusuf’s return after his ban – BBC Sport
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The Nigeria FA to decide on Salisu Yusuf’s return after his ban – BBC Sport

Salisu Yusuf was Nigeria’s assistant coach at the 2018 World Cup in RussiaThe executive committee of the Nigeria Football Federation will decide whether Salisu Yusuf will return as assistant coach of Nigeria and manager of the country’s under-23 team after serving a one-year ban.The 57-year-old was handed the ban and fined US$5000 last September after…

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Ukraine vs Nigeria: Four Super Eagles who must improve – Goal.com
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Ukraine vs Nigeria: Four Super Eagles who must improve – Goal.com

11:46 11/09/2019 Comments() Getty Images Gernot Rohr’s side, largely, played breathtakingly against the Yellow-Blues, but who could have done better against the Europeans? Shengolpixs Samuel Chukwueze While Nigeria’s front four played brilliantly for large portions of the game, the Villarreal man’s decision-making left a lot to be desired on occasion. His failure to look up…

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Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles Qualify for U-23 AFCON in Egypt – THISDAY Newspapers
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Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles Qualify for U-23 AFCON in Egypt – THISDAY Newspapers

*Awoniyi, Ndifreke, Sunusi, others score as Sudan crash 5-0 in Asaba Omon Julius-Onabu in Asaba Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles defeated Sudan 5-0 yesterday to qualify to defend their Africa Under-23 Nations Cup title in Egypt next November. A brace by Ndifreke Effiong and one each by Taiwo Awoniyi, Sunday Faleye and Sunusi Ibrahim in the final…

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Nigeria U23 goal stars Ndifreke, Faleye excited by Sudan demolition – SCORE NIGERIA

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England manager, Southgate tells Chelsea striker to snub Nigeria – Daily Post Nigeria
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England manager, Southgate tells Chelsea striker to snub Nigeria – Daily Post Nigeria

England boss, Gareth Southgate, has advised Tammy Abraham to reject the overtures of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and stick with his country of birth. Abraham was first approached by the Super Eagles in 2017, but insisted he was waiting for his chance with the Three Lions. However, it is a big challenge for the…

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Ukraine vs. Nigeria: Rohr impressed by ‘new’ Super Eagles display – Daily Sun
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Ukraine vs. Nigeria: Rohr impressed by ‘new’ Super Eagles display – Daily Sun

Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Gernot Rohr has expressed satisfaction with the performance of his team in Tuesday night’s 2-2 friendly draw against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena. The West Africans tormented the hosts defence in the first half and led 2-0 at the break, courtesy of Joe Aribo and Victor Osimhen goals. Debutant, Joe Aribo…

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Ukraine vs Nigeria: Four Super Eagles who must improve – Goal.com
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Ukraine vs Nigeria: Four Super Eagles who must improve – Goal.com

11:46 11/09/2019 Comments() Getty Images Gernot Rohr’s side, largely, played breathtakingly against the Yellow-Blues, but who could have done better against the Europeans? Shengolpixs Samuel Chukwueze While Nigeria’s front four played brilliantly for large portions of the game, the Villarreal man’s decision-making left a lot to be desired on occasion. His failure to look up…

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Q&A: Nigeria U23 coach Imama Amapakabo – SCORE NIGERIA

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Former Nigeria & FC Barcelona Star Takes African Nation To Fifa – Soccer Laduma
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Former Nigeria & FC Barcelona Star Takes African Nation To Fifa – Soccer Laduma

A former Africa Cup of Nations champion, who spent four years at FC Barcelona as a player, has claimed to have taken an African nation to Fifa after their failure to pay him money he believes he is owed. Ronaldo Breaks Another European Record Ex-Nigeria international Emmanuel Amuneke left the Tanzania head coach post after…

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Nigeria fans hail Everton attacker Alex Iwobi for international performance – TBR – The Boot Room – Football News

Everton’s Alex Iwobi played 70 minutes for Nigeria during a friendly against Ukraine on Tuesday – and some international fans on Twitter raved about his performance. Nigeria drew 2-2 in a friendly match against Ukraine, with the Toffees attacker starting the contest in the number 10 role. The 23-year-old set up the opening goal from…

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