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“I Remain Available for England” – Tammy Abraham


England under-21 striker Tammy Abraham has denied reports he is set to switch international allegiance to Nigeria in a bid to feature in next year’s World Cup. Tammy Abraham According to British media reports, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been keen on recruiting London-born Abraham, who remains eligible for the African nation through his parents. “I have informed the FA ...

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Wikki Tourists beat Akwa United 1-0


Wikki Tourists Football Club of Bauchi on Sunday at the Abubkar Tafawa Balewa Stadium in Bauchi defeated Akwa United FC 1-0 in a 2016/2017 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture. Wikki Tourists recorded the lone goal in the 80th minute of the game through Harrison Madu. Baba Ganaru, Wikki’s Technical Adviser, in a post-match interview, said he was not surprised ...

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Duke Udi Named Osun Utd FC New Chief Coach

Duke Udi

The Osun Government has unveiled new Chief Coach for the state-owned football club, Osun United FC (formally Prime FC of Osogbo). The new coach, Duke Udi, was presented to newsmen by Gboyega Oyetola, Chief of Staff to Gov. Rauf Aregbesola, in the company of the club Chairman, Taiwo Ogunjobi, in Osogbo on Tuesday. Oyetola said that the state government place ...

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Coach Urges Other Female Players to Emulate Oshoala

Asisat Oshoala

The Chairman of FCT Coaches Association, Godwin Bamigboye, on Monday in Abuja urged national female players to emulate Super Falcons’ Asisat Oshoala so as to flourish in their football career. Bamigboye said Nigerian female players also needed to be determined and focused to excel. “Asisat stood out to be the best African female footballer of the year with the Super ...

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2017 Will Be Great For Nigerian Football -Pinnick

Amaju Pinnick, NFF President

Amaju Pinnick, the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Wednesday said that 2017 would be a great year for football in the country. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Pinnick made the assertion while appearing on “Sports This Morning”, a sports programme on Channels Television. Pinnick, who reviewed the 2016 performance of the NFF, noted that though ...

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Former Super Eagles, Shooting Stars Player, Dejo Fayemi Dies At 83!

Late Dejo Fayemi

Former Super Eagles and Shooting Stars player who is the first Nigerian to play at the old Highbury Stadium of Arsenal Football Club of England, has passed away. According to an exclusive report posted on Twitter by the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL), former IICC Shooting Stars and Red Devils (now Super Eagles) striker, Dejo Fayemi is dead. He died ...

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Unpaid Allowances: We didn’t know Falcons would win – FG

Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youth and Sports

The Federal Government on Thursday gave a new insight into its inability to pay the allowances of the Super Falcons, saying that it did not know that they would win the 2016 African Women Nation’s Cup Trophy. Sports Minister Solomon Dalung told State House correspondents that had the government been confident that the team would win the trophy, the process ...

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SERAP Drags FG, NFF to UN Over Unfair Treatment of Falcons

Super Falcons

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned the UN Working Group on the issues of discrimination against women in law and in practice requesting the body to use its mandates and position to urgently request the Nigerian government and the Nigerian Football Federation to end the discriminatory and unfair treatment of the players of the Super Falcons of ...

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Emzor Hosts Victorious Super Falcons In Grand Style


It is no longer news that the Nigerian female national team, The Super Falcons on Saturday defeated their Cameroonian counterpart in the 12 edition of the Women Africa Cup of Nations to retain the trophy and won for a record eight times. The African champions arrived in the country on Sunday and proceeded immediately from the airport to the Ambassadors ...

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President Buhari Congratulates Victorious Super Falcons


President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the Nigeria’s Super Falcons on their victory over the senior female football team of Cameroon on Saturday at the final game of the women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Yaounde. The President, who described the hard-earned victory over the Indomitable Lionesses as “very sweet and well-deserved,” particularly commends the Nigerian women for their “indomitable spirit, resilience ...

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