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Golden Eaglets Win Big

April 19, 2022

The Nigerian national men’s U-17 football team, the Golden Eaglets, were crowned champions of the WAFU B U-17 tournament in Ghana, on Friday, June 24, 2022, after a 2-1 win over Burkina Faso in the final game of the competition. A brace from Abubakar Abdullahi was all the NdukaUgbade-led side needed to win the regional … Continue reading Golden Eaglets Win Big

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2022 WAFCON: Waldrum Targets World Cup Ticket

April 19, 2022

The American tactician is more concerned about getting the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup ticket over winning Nigeria a tenth WAFCON title. Read more about Sports Head coach of the Nigerian women’s senior national football team, Randy Waldrum, has stated that the team is determined to make it to the semi-final of the 2022 Women’s … Continue reading 2022 WAFCON: Waldrum Targets World Cup Ticket

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WAFU B U-17: Golden Eaglets Pick 2023 AFCON Ticket After Beating Burkina Faso

April 19, 2022

NdukaUgbade and his boys will now look towards pride on Friday when they file out against Burkina Faso in the final of the tournament. Read more about Sports Nigerian national U-17 men’s football team has qualified for the 2023 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations slated to hold in Algeria. The NdukaUgbade–led side came from behind … Continue reading WAFU B U-17: Golden Eaglets Pick 2023 AFCON Ticket After Beating Burkina Faso

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WAFU B U-17: Ugbade Confident About Eaglets’ Chances Against Ivory Coast

April 19, 2022

Ugbade believes the semi-final match against the Ivoirians is the most important game of the tournament. Read more about Sports Head coach of the Nigerian national U-17 men’s football team, NdukaUgbade, has expressed confidence in the ability of his boys to beat Ivory Coast in the semi-final of the WAFU B U-17 tournament in Ghana. … Continue reading WAFU B U-17: Ugbade Confident About Eaglets’ Chances Against Ivory Coast

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Weekend Sports RoundUp: Amusan Sets New African Record

April 19, 2022

Nigerian sprinter Tobilola Amusan has set a new African record in the women’s 100m event. Amusan broke the previous African record which she set by running a new 12.41 seconds in the 100m women’s hurdle event at the Diamond League meet in Paris, France on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Read more about Sports Amusan’s victory … Continue reading Weekend Sports RoundUp: Amusan Sets New African Record

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Ekevwo And Amusan Win At World Athletics Continental Tour Gold Meet

April 19, 2022

Amusan and Ekevwo won big ahead of the Nigerian Athletics Championship in Benin City. Read more about Sports The Nigerian athletic duo of Raymond Ekevwo and Tobilola Amusan were impressive at the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meet, the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku, Finland. In the men’s 100m events, Ekevwo who finished 4th in the … Continue reading Ekevwo And Amusan Win At World Athletics Continental Tour Gold Meet

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WAFU B U-17: Ugbade Hails Golden Eaglets, Targets AFCON Ticket

April 19, 2022

Nigeria have won their first two games in the tournament. Head Coach of the Nigerian national Under-17 male football team Nduka Ugbade, has hailed his boys for their performances at the ongoing WAFU B U-17 tournament in Ghana. Read more about Sports Ugbade who captained the first Nigerian side to win the FIFA U-17 World … Continue reading WAFU B U-17: Ugbade Hails Golden Eaglets, Targets AFCON Ticket

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Peseiro Hails Super Eagles For Massive Sao Tome And Principe Win

April 19, 2022

The Portuguese tactician is impressed with the level of the display shown by his players. Read more about Sports Head coach of the Nigerian national team Jose Peseiro hailed his players over their excellent display that saw them beat Sao Tome and Principe 10-0 in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on Monday, June … Continue reading Peseiro Hails Super Eagles For Massive Sao Tome And Principe Win

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Super Eagles Go Top Of Group A After Sao Tome And Principe

April 19, 2022

Peseiro and his charges had less time for compassion against the Central African side. Read more about Sports The Super Eagles of Nigeria moved top of Group A of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers after a 10-0 win against Sao Tome and Principe in their second group game at the StadeAdrar, Agadir, Morocco … Continue reading Super Eagles Go Top Of Group A After Sao Tome And Principe

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Weekend Sports RoundUp: Team Nigeria Claims Third Place

April 19, 2022

Team Nigeria finished the 22nd edition of the African Senior Athletic Championship in Mauritius on a good note after placing third on the medals table. A total of 11 medals (five Gold, three Silver, and three Bronze) put Nigeria behind second-placed South Africa and first-placed Kenya. Read more about Sports Nigeria’s national Under-17 team, the … Continue reading Weekend Sports RoundUp: Team Nigeria Claims Third Place

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Mikel Obi Launches Back2Base Initiative

April 19, 2022

Mikel retired from the Nigerian national team after the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Read more about Sports In a bid to give back to the society, former Super Eagles of Nigeria captain Mikel Obi has launched the Back2Base initiative. The program aims to encourage young Nigerian athletes to pursue careers in football, … Continue reading Mikel Obi Launches Back2Base Initiative

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2023 AFCON Qualifiers: Super Eagles Beat Leone Stars

April 19, 2022

Jose Peseiro kicked off his competitive debut with Nigeria on a good note after beating Sierra Leone behind closed doors in Abuja Read more about Sports The Super Eagles of Nigeria commenced their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on a bright note after beating the Lone Stars of Sierra Leone 2-1 at the MoshoodAbiola … Continue reading 2023 AFCON Qualifiers: Super Eagles Beat Leone Stars

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2023 AFCON Qualifiers: Eagles File Out Against Sierra Leone

April 19, 2022

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will be seeking redemption against the Lone Stars following the team’s failure to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Read more about Sports All is set for Nigeria’s first game of the ongoing 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The Super Eagles will file out against the … Continue reading 2023 AFCON Qualifiers: Eagles File Out Against Sierra Leone

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Weekend Sports RoundUp: Flamingoes Through To U-17 Women’s World Cup

April 19, 2022

Nigerian national women’s U-17 football team, the Flamingoes, qualified for the 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup slated to hold in India from October 11-30, 2022. The Flamingoes were held to a goalless draw by Ethiopia at the MKO Abiola Stadium on Saturday, June 4, 2022, to qualify 1-0 on aggregate. Nigeria recorded a total … Continue reading Weekend Sports RoundUp: Flamingoes Through To U-17 Women’s World Cup

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Jose Peseiro Invites 27 Eagles For Sierra Leone Clash

April 19, 2022

Nigeria will be aiming to reestablish dominance in African football after failing to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Read more about Sports Head coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Jose Peseiro, has handed invitations to 27 players ahead of Nigeria’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone and … Continue reading Jose Peseiro Invites 27 Eagles For Sierra Leone Clash

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Chiamaka Nnadozie Wins Goalkeeping Revelation Award In France

April 19, 2022

The Nigerian goalkeeper has been outstanding between the sticks for club and country. Read more about Sports Nigerian women’s senior national team goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie has been named the winner of the Bruno Martini Award for Goalkeeping Revelation of the Season in French women’s football. The Super Falcons of Nigeria shot-stopper beat the likes of … Continue reading Chiamaka Nnadozie Wins Goalkeeping Revelation Award In France

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Super Eagles Bow To Ecuador

April 19, 2022

The three-time African champions lost the tie despite dominating possession. The Super Eagles suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Ecuador in an international friendly game played in the early hours of Friday, June 3, 2022 (WAT). Read more about Sports   Villarreal of Spain defender PervisEstupinan headed home the lone goal of the … Continue reading Super Eagles Bow To Ecuador

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Nigerians In Sports: Bassey And Dessers Make Europa And Conference League Team Of The Season

April 19, 2022

The Super Eagles of Nigeria duo of Calvin Bassey and CyrielDessers ended the 2021/22 football season on a high after making the Europa League and Europa Conference League Team of the Season. Read more about Sports Calvin Bassey Calvin Bassey, 22, and his Glasgow Rangers of Scotland side lost the Europa League title after suffering … Continue reading Nigerians In Sports: Bassey And Dessers Make Europa And Conference League Team Of The Season

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CHAN 2023 Qualifiers: Eagles Set To Face Ghana Or Benin Republic

April 19, 2022

Nigeria missed out on the last edition of the continental competition. Read more about Sports Nigeria’s home-based senior men’s national team known as the Super Eagles B will confront either the Ghanaian or Benin Republic home-based national team in the last round of qualifiers for the 2023 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Algeria. Benin Republic … Continue reading CHAN 2023 Qualifiers: Eagles Set To Face Ghana Or Benin Republic

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Ekong Confident Super Eagles Will Fly Again

April 19, 2022

The Watford FC of England man is eager for the commencement of 2023 AFCON qualifiers. Read more about Sports Super Eagles of Nigeria vice-captain William Troost-Ekong has expressed optimism towards the chances of the Super Eagles flying again after the team failed to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar following a play-off … Continue reading Ekong Confident Super Eagles Will Fly Again

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Jose Peseiro: We Want To Win 2023 AFCON

April 19, 2022

The new head coach of the Nigerian national team, Jose Peseiro, has expressed his intention to progress with the three-time African champions and win the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast. Read more about Sports The Portuguese tactician made this disclosure while speaking with the media after his first training session with the … Continue reading Jose Peseiro: We Want To Win 2023 AFCON

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Ime Udoka And Celtics Through To NBA Finals

April 19, 2022

  Ime Udoka is on the verge of winning the American franchise their first NBA title in 12 years. Former Nigerian senior men’s national basketball team star, Ime Udoka, made history on Monday (WAT), May 30, 2022, after qualifying Boston Celtics for their first NBA finals in 12 years in just his first season as … Continue reading Ime Udoka And Celtics Through To NBA Finals

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Jose Peseiro Hails Eagles’ Character Despite Mexico Loss

April 19, 2022

The Portuguese tactician lost his first game in charge of the three-time African champions but was impressed with the attitude shown by his players. Read more about Sports The new head coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Jose Peseiro, hailed the character shown by his players in their 2-1 loss against Mexico in an … Continue reading Jose Peseiro Hails Eagles’ Character Despite Mexico Loss

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Weekend Sports RoundUp: Oluwatobi Amusan’s 12.58s

April 19, 2022

Nigerian sprinter Oluwatobi Amusan ran a Season’s Best of 12.58s (-0.7) in the Women’s 100m Hurdle in the Diamond League. Amusan finished second behind Puerto Rican Olympic champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn who raced to victory in 12.45s, while Tonea Marshall of the United States finished third in 12.66s. Read more about Sports At the Campo Di … Continue reading Weekend Sports RoundUp: Oluwatobi Amusan’s 12.58s

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Weekend Sports RoundUp: Flying Eagles Beat Benin Republic

April 19, 2022

Nigerian national U-20 men’s football team, the Flying Eagles, made the nation proud after winning the WAFU B U-20 tournament in Niger. The Ladan Bosso led side beat next-door neighbours Benin Republic 3-1 in the final of the competition on Friday, May 20, 2022. A brace from Tolulope Ojo and a strike from Ibrahim Muhammad … Continue reading Weekend Sports RoundUp: Flying Eagles Beat Benin Republic

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Flying Eagles Qualify For 2023 Africa Cup Of Nations

April 19, 2022

Nigeria will be looking to re-establish dominance in age-grade African tournaments when hostilities commence in Egypt next year. Read more about Sports Nigerian national U-20 men’s football team, the Flying Eagles, have qualified for the 2023 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations set to hold in Egypt. The Nigerian side booked qualification for the continental showpiece … Continue reading Flying Eagles Qualify For 2023 Africa Cup Of Nations

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Jose Peseiro: New Super Eagles Coach

April 19, 2022

Jose Peseiro is expected to take charge of the West African side after the sack of Gernot Rohr in December 2021 after five and half years with the team. Read more about Sports Portuguese tactician, Jose Peseiro, has been named the new head coach of the Nigerian national men’s football team. The Nigeria Football Federation … Continue reading Jose Peseiro: New Super Eagles Coach

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2023 AFCON Qualifiers: Eagles Set To Face Mauritius

April 19, 2022

The Super Eagles will be looking to qualify for the 2023 AFCON after failing to book a place in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Read more about Sports Nigeria is now set to play Mauritius instead of Sao Tome and Principe, in one of their Group A qualifier matches. What Happened? Recently, Sao Tome … Continue reading 2023 AFCON Qualifiers: Eagles Set To Face Mauritius

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Finidi George Appointed Super Eagles Assistant Coach As NFF Overhauls Technical Crew

April 19, 2022

The Nigeria Football Federation has made a number of appointments following the recommendations of the Technical and Development sub-committee. Ex-Nigerian international Finidi George has been appointed by the Nigeria Football Federation as an assistant coach in the Nigerian national team, Super Eagles. The former Ajax Amsterdam of Holland star will serve as the second assistant … Continue reading Finidi George Appointed Super Eagles Assistant Coach As NFF Overhauls Technical Crew

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Super Falcons Can Win The World Cup – Onome Ebi

April 19, 2022

The 38-year-old central back was recently named the captain of the eleven-time African champions. Captain of the Nigerian senior women’s national team, Onome Ebi, has expressed optimism about the chances of the Super Falcons winning the World Cup. Onome who has featured in five different World Cup tournaments is currently with the national team in … Continue reading Super Falcons Can Win The World Cup – Onome Ebi

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