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Yusuf insists on becoming Super Eagles’ coach

Salisu Yusuf who is the interim coach of Super Eagles, has cleared the air on the coaching job. According to Yusuf, he has paid his dues and deserves to be handed the job on a permanent deal. “I am through with assisting any coach because I believe I can do the job now after assisting Keshi, Oliseh and Siasia,” the ...

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How Nigeria lost its super icon, Stephen Keshi

It is no doubt that the Super Eagles of Nigeria has lost its super icon of all times, Stephen Keshi. Stephen Keshi who was confirmed dead in the early hours of today was said to have died of cardiac arrest. The chairman of Edo State Football Association (EFA), Frank Ilaboya, quoted late Keshi’s faimily member, Ricky Aburimen, as saying the ...

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Nigeria move up six places on FIFA ranking

FIFA, this morning released it’s latest monthly rankings for National male football teams all over the world and Nigeria have moved an astonishing 6 places up from 67th position to 61st position. Super Eagles who have their wins against Mali and Luxembourg to credit for the climb up the rankings table, are now the 12th best team in Africa with ...

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Joseph Yobo get political appointment

Former Super Eagles Captain, Joseph Yobo, has been appointed as the Senior Special Assistant on Sports Development to Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike. The Governor also appointed Chibuzor Aholu as his Senior Special Assistant on Financial Matters. Special Assistant to Rivers State Governor, Simeon Nwakaudu made the anouncement in a statement on Tuesday. He said the appointments would take immediate ...

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Super Eagles to face Luxembourg

Super Eagles are set to take on the Red Lions of Luxembourg at the Stade Josy Barthel today, after Nigeria defeated Mali in France on Friday, with Manchester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho scoring the only goal in the 77th minute. The players had their first training session in the European country on Sunday following their arrival from France. On Monday morning, defensive ...

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Yobo bags chieftaincy title in Rivers State

The former Super Eagles’ skipper has been made a chief in his home town following his exploits for the country Former Nigeria defender Joseph Yobo has been conferred with a chieftaincy title in Ogoniland. The honour was bestowed on him a day after he was given a grand exit from professional football by a stellar collection of football stars like Samuel ...

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Match Report: Iheanacho hands Super Eagles victory against Mali

The Manchester City man scored for the Super Eagles in Friday’s friendly in Rouen as the former African champions began preparations for the 2018 World Cup Nigeria defeated Mali 1-0 in Friday’s international friendly in Rouen, France, with substitute Kelechi Iheanacho getting his first goal for the Super Eagles as they began preparations for their 2018 World Cup qualifiers. The ...

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Nigeria ranked low on new FIFA ranking

Nigeria remains in the same 67th position in the latest FIFA rankings and outside the top 10 among African countries according to the May 5 release from the world soccer ruling body. Not a single position  changed at the top 50, with Argentina still in the lead ahead of Belgium, Chile, Colombia and Germany. The Super Eagles are now the 14th best African side behind Algeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal, Egypt, Cape Verde, Tuni sia, Congo DR, ...

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Apologise to Enyeama – Taribo West tells NFF

Former Nigeria defender, Taribo West, has called for the return of goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama to the Super Eagles. The 33-year-old  Lille keeper  retired from the national team following a disagreement  with former  Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh. Enyeama was  during the week ranked the sixth best goalkeeper in the world by football statistics body, CIES Observatory. The 2013 Africa Cup of ...

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