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Our Win will be for Carl Ikeme

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Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has said the Eagles wish to again win for sick goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, just as they did so against Cameroon, while also saying they have to surprise “a totally different” Zambia on Saturday as they already know a lot about Nigeria. Nigeria will qualify for next year’s World Cup in Russia with a win ...

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Akwa Ibom State Governor Redeems Pledge of $10,000 Per Goal

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Akwa Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom, has redeemed his pledge of 10,000 dollars per goal for the matches against Cameroon to the Super Eagles. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) made the disclosure on Thursday in Abuja. Governor Udom had promised the players 10,000 dollars for every goal, two days before their clash with the reigning African champions, whom the Super ...

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FIFA Clears Odey, to Start Playing for FC Zurich

Stephen Odey

  World football governing body, FIFA, has given striker Stephen Odey a special exemption and he can now start playing officially for Swiss side FC Zurich after his transfer processing failed to beat the August 31 deadline. He has already been handed jersey No 20. Odey, who scored 18 goals for MFM FC last season, has signed a four-year contract ...

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Super Eagles Boast; We will Beat Zambia

Nigeria's squad (back L-R) defender Kenneth Omeruo, defender Elderson Uwa Echiejile, goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi, defender Leon Balogun, defender William Troost-Ekong, midfielder John Obi Mikel, (L-R) midfielder Victor Moses, midfielder Ogenyi Onazi, forward Oghenekaro Etebo, forward Alex Iwobi and forward Kelechi Iheanacho pose for a group picture ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup African zone group B qualifying football match between Nigeria and Algeria at the Akwa Ibom State Stadium in Uyo on November 12, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

The Super Eagles spokesman, Toyin Ibitoye, on Wednesday debunked the report that the team would be satisfied with a draw against Zambia, saying the team would be going for an outright win. Ibitoye told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that the team would be aiming at defeating the Chipolopolo of Zambia in the crucial encounter in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. ...

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Moses, Iwobi Missing as Eagles Prepare for Zambia Clash

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria began training on Tuesday at the practice pitch of the Godswill Akpabio Stadium here in Uyo ahead of the crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Twenty players took part in the session, with five invited players missing. Alex Iwobi, Moses Simon, Chidozie Awaziem, Ola Aina and Victor Moses all missed the session which had ...

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FIFA Sanctions NFA over Inability to Control Crowd in Uyo

Nigeria's squad (back L-R) defender Kenneth Omeruo, defender Elderson Uwa Echiejile, goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi, defender Leon Balogun, defender William Troost-Ekong, midfielder John Obi Mikel, (L-R) midfielder Victor Moses, midfielder Ogenyi Onazi, forward Oghenekaro Etebo, forward Alex Iwobi and forward Kelechi Iheanacho pose for a group picture ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup African zone group B qualifying football match between Nigeria and Algeria at the Akwa Ibom State Stadium in Uyo on November 12, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Again, Nigeria’s inability to control its fans in international matches has earned it the wrath of  World football governing body FIFA, as the country’s football authority has been fined  $31,000 for crowd disorder during last month’s World Cup qualifier against Cameroon in Uyo. The match ended 4-0 in favour of Nigeria, and the fans were let loose at the entered ...

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Free Internet at Stadium as Eagles Clash with Chipolopolo in Uyo

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Akwa Ibom State Government has promised journalists and football fans free internet service inside the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium Uyo on Saturday when the Super Eagles take on the. Chipolopolo of Zambia in a crucial 2018 FIFA World, Cup qualifier, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The previous three home games of the Super Eagles at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium had been rocked ...

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Falconets Beat Tanzania 6-0

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Nigeria’s Falconets on Sunday gave their compatriots a memorable Independence Anniversary celebration by crushing Tanzania 6-0 in Dar-es-Salaam in the 2018 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers. A brace each by Rasheedat Ajibade and Folashade Ijamilusi and a goal each by Imo Anam and Cynthia Aku steered the Nigerian under-20 women team to a memorable victory. The News Agency of ...

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