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AFCON qualifier: Super Eagles test negative for COVID-19, jet off to Sierra Leone

By Emmanuel Okogba Nigeria’s Super Eagles players have tested negative for COVID-19 as the team prepares for the reverse fixture of the AFCON qualifier against Sierra Leone in Freetown. The team also confirmed its departure from the shores of the country on Monday. ALSO READ: Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa apologises for team’s performance against SierraRead More
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Former England goalkeeper Clemence dies at 72

Former England and Liverpool goalkeeper Ray Clemence has died aged 72, the Football Association (FA) in England said on Sunday. Clemence, who played 61 times for England, began his professional career with Scunthorpe United before joining Liverpool and he made over 450 appearances in 14 years at Anfield. He was part of the dominant LiverpoolRead More
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Lewis Hamilton wins record-equalling seventh F1 world title

Lewis Hamilton secured a record-equalling seventh Formula One world title on Sunday after winning the Turkish Grand Prix and then warned pretenders to his crown “I’m only just getting started!” After a momentous drive from sixth on the grid in wet and treacherous conditions, the Briton matched Michael Schumacher’s haul of drivers’ crowns with threeRead More
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FABIAN DURU: First Nigerian captain of Green Eagles

By Emeka Obasi Year of Independence, 1960, brought with it a harvest of achievements for left-back, Fabian Duru. While Salaudeen Akano of the Navy lowered the Union Jack for Nigeria’s Green-White-Green, the footballer changed from red to green jersey. The national soccer team was known as the Red Devils until October 1960 when a newRead More
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E2%80%95-nff/ Agents, coaches who engage in sharp practices will be prosecuted ― NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has issued a strong warning against sharp practices by player-managers, football agents, coaches and even parents of football players, saying the Federation would go as far as prosecuting those who are found culpable. NFF General Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi, disclosed that the Federation has been inundated with tales of someRead More
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VIDEO: Pinnick charges Super Eagles after Sierra Leone capitulation

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Euro Nations League: Switzerland plot to upset Spain

As the 2020-21 UEFA Nations League and Euro Qualifiers continue this week, GOtv Jolli subscribers are promised live coverage of these matches on SuperSport. The action continues today in the UEFA Nations League as Spain up for a clash against Switzerland tonight. The match will be aired live on SuperSport Football channel. Spain tops GroupRead More
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2020 Nigeria National Carnival Polo action at the Guards Polo Club in Abuja

By Victor Okoye Rubicon polo team were too much to contend with for Keffi Ponies on Thursday at the ongoing Nigeria National Carnival Polo Tournament in Abuja. The Abuja-based team and current Georgian Cup champions shut out their opponents by winning 8 goals to 4 and a half goals. Rubicon, who are looking to defendRead More
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What happened to the history-making Golden Eaglets?

They were the back-to-back tournaments that catapulted Nigeria above Brazil and into the throne as the record five-time FIFA U-17 World Cup™ winners. At UAE 2013, the Golden Eaglets averaged a staggering 3.7 goals per game en route to their fourth crown, before 3.3 per game propelled them to its defence at Chile 2015. OnRead More
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Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa apologises for team’s performance against Sierra Leone

By Emmanuel Okogba Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has apologised for his side’s performance against Sierra Leone in the AFCON qualifying match that took place on Friday at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City. The Super Eagles survived the game with a point after squandering a four-goal lead. Nigeria was already four goals upRead More
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EPL: Harry Kane speaks on returning to play for Arsenal

Tottenham Hotspur captain, Harry Kane, has said he has no intention to return to play for Arsenal. This follows attempts by Good Morning Britain host, Piers Morgan, to persuade Kane to rejoin the red half of north London. The Spurs striker was on the show to encourage fans to wear a football shirt on Friday, …
EPL: Harry Kane speaks on returning to play for Arsenal

Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Rohr told what to do for Super Eagles to win in Freetown

Former Nigeria international, Ifeanyi Udeze, has urged Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, to make sure his players are psychologically prepared in order to beat Sierra Leone in today’s 2020 AFCON qualifier tie in Freetown. Udeze wants Rohr to make Super Eagles players play with their heart against John Keister’s men. Rohr’s men head to the …
Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Rohr told what to do for Super Eagles to win in Freetown

Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Why we’re now under pressure to beat Super Eagles – Keister

Sierra Leone coach, John Keister, has insisted that his team are now under pressure to beat Super Eagles in today’s second leg Group L match-day four 2022 AFCON qualifier tie because of the result they achieved in Nigeria. Sierra Leone made a shock comeback by cancelling a 4-0 deficit to draw 4-4 against Gernot Rohr’s …
Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Why we’re now under pressure to beat Super Eagles – Keister

AFCON 2022 Qualifiers: Results of Day 4 matches played

The following are the results of all matchday four, 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying games played on Monday. The rest of the eleven games of the matchday four fixtures will continue on Tuesday. The finals will be played in Cameroon in 2022. Group B: Malawi 0 Burkina Faso 0 South Sudan 1 Uganda …
AFCON 2022 Qualifiers: Results of Day 4 matches played

Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Troost-Ekong gives condition for Super Eagles to win match

Super Eagles defender, William Troost-Ekong, has said that Gernot Rohr’s men will beat Sierra Leone in Tuesday’s second leg Group L match-day four 2022 AFCON qualifier tie if they can replicate their first half performance which saw them race to a 4-0 lead in the first leg reverse fixture. Sierra Leone made a shock comeback …
Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Troost-Ekong gives condition for Super Eagles to win match

What my kidnappers told me about Nigeria’s 4-4 draw with Sierra Leone – Ex-Super Eagles star, Christian Obodo

Former Super Eagles midfielder, Christian Obodo, has revealed his kidnappers lamented over losing their bets, after the national team were held to a 4-4 draw with Sierra Leone on Friday. Obodo was abducted in Warri on Sunday, but regained his freedom on Monday. It was the second time the 36-year-old was kidnapped in Delta State, …
What my kidnappers told me about Nigeria’s 4-4 draw with Sierra Leone – Ex-Super Eagles star, Christian Obodo

Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Rohr names player Super Eagles will miss in Freetown

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has said that his team will miss Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen, ahead of Nigeria’s second leg Group L matchday four 2022 AFCON qualifier tie against Sierra Leone in Freetown on Tuesday. Rohr also said that the player that will replace Osimhen in the team would fight until the end of …
Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Rohr names player Super Eagles will miss in Freetown

Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Rohr issues warning, reveals expectations from Super Eagles

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has warned that his side’s second leg Group L matchday four 2022 AFCON qualifier tie against Sierra Leone in Freetown on Tuesday will be difficult because the host has a good team. Rohr also revealed that he expects the Super Eagles to secure the three points against Sierra Leone. Rohr’s …
Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Rohr issues warning, reveals expectations from Super Eagles

Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Match details, TV schedule for Super Eagles’ AFCON qualifier

Sierra Leone will host Nigeria on Tuesday evening, in the second of their 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header. The Super Eagles are yet to win any game this year. Their first fixtures in 2020 were international friendly matches against Algeria and Tunisia. Gernot Rohr’s men lost 1-0 to Algeria and drew 1-1 with …
Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Match details, TV schedule for Super Eagles’ AFCON qualifier

LaLiga: Why Luis Suarez will not play against Barcelona on Saturday

Uruguay and Atletico Madrid striker, Luis Suarez, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Uruguayan Football Association. This news means Suarez will miss their World Cup qualifier against Brazil on Wednesday. The 33-year-old will also definitely miss the LaLiga clash against his former club Barcelona on Saturday. “The Uruguayan football association reports that swab …
LaLiga: Why Luis Suarez will not play against Barcelona on Saturday

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