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Former Nigeria Defender, Michael Emenalo, Quits Chelsea


Former Nigeria defender Michael Emenalo has resigned from his position as technical director at Chelsea. According to a report on the Telegraph, Emenalo quit after declining not to engage in a three-way power battle with current Chelsea manager Antonio Conte and Marina Granovskaia who are known not to see eye to eye. The former Nigerian international, who was in the ...

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NFF Appoints Taribo West as Vice Chairman of Technical Study Group


Nigeria Football Legend Taribo West has been appointed as the vice chairman of the Technical Study Group on the Nigeria Football Federation. The NFF has reconstituted its standing committees, dissolved at the meeting of the Executive Committee on Monday, 30th October 2017. Following the dissolution on Monday, the NFF Board had promised to reconstitute the committees within a few weeks. ...

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FIFA Approves Nigeria vs Argentina Friendly Match

PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL - JUNE 25: Ahmed Musa of Nigeria shoots and scores his team's first goal against Pablo Zabaleta of Argentina during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group F match between Nigeria and Argentina at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 25, 2014 in Porto Alegre, Brazil.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

World football–governing body, FIFA, has given approval for the international friendly between Nigeria and Argentina to go ahead as scheduled in Krasnodar, Russia on Tuesday, 14th November 2017. This was contained in a letter forwarded to the Football Union of Russia, addressed to the General Secretary, Aleksandr Alaev, and signed by FIFA’s Director of Competitions, Christian Unger. The letter, dated ...

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Obafemi Martins Donates Mobility and Hospital Equipment to Lagos State Government


Shanghai Greenland Shenhua FC striker, Obafemi Martins, on Thursday donated hospital equipment and mobility aids worth millions of Naira to the Lagos State Government. Presenting the equipment to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode at the State House in Alausa, Ikeja, Martins said that the gesture was part of the mission of his foundation – Obafemi Martins Foundation. The News Agency of Nigeria ...

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I won’t Leave out My Key Players for Russia 2018 – Rohr


Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr, has given the strongest indication of how his 23-man squad to next year’s World Cup will look like, after he insisted he will “not forget” the players who qualified the country to Russia 2018. It therefore means that it is left for the players who played important roles to qualify Nigeria to the World Cup ...

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Okocha Tasks Super Eagles for More Grade A Friendly Matches


Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Okocha, has tasked the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to ensure that the Super Eagles get busy with grade A friendly matches ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. “NFF deserve lots of commendation for organising a friendly match with a top side like Argentina.” “I believe it is a sign of great things to ...

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Anthony Joshua Beats Carlos Takam, Maintains 100% Knockout Ratio


Anthony Joshua maintained his 100 per cent knockout ratio by stopping a bloodied Carlos Takam in the tenth round on Saturday. Britain’s Anthony Joshua (L) throws a punch at Cameroon-born Carlos Takam during their world Heavyweight title fight at The Principality Stadium in Cardiff on October 28, 2017 Anthony Joshua maintained his 100 per cent knockout ratio by stopping a bloodied Carlos ...

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Nigeria International Defender Joins Barcelona FC


Nigeria international Ngozi Ebere has joined Cyprus women club Barcelona FA on a one-year deal from Paris Saint-Germain ladies. The Super Falcons defender had joined PSG in 2015 after a good outing at the Fifa Women’s World Cup in Canada, but struggled for form and playing time with Patrice Lair’s side. On Wednesday, Ebere confirmed her move to Cyprus first ...

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