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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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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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Weekend Sports RoundUp: Eagles In A Stalemate With Black Stars

April 19, 2022

  The Super Eagles of Nigeria played out a 0-0 draw against the Black Stars of Ghana in the first leg of their Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers played at the Baba Yara Stadium, Kumasi, on Friday, March 25, 2022. Read more about Sports Despite the large presence of Ghanaian fans at the 40,000 … Continue reading Weekend Sports RoundUp: Eagles In A Stalemate With Black Stars

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Qatar 2022: Eagles Are Ready For Ghana Clash – Eguavoen

April 19, 2022

  The 1994 AFCON winner is impressed with the quality of his squad Interim head coach of the Super Eagles, Austin Eguavoen, has expressed the team’s readiness to fly over the Black Stars of Ghana in the two-legged 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers scheduled to hold in Ghana on March 25 and in Nigeria on … Continue reading Qatar 2022: Eagles Are Ready For Ghana Clash – Eguavoen

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Qatar 2022: Musa Optimistic Ahead Black Stars Clash

April 19, 2022

  Musa believes Eagles can overcome the Black Stars in both encounters Captain of the Nigerian national football team, Ahmed Musa, has assured Nigerians of the team’s readiness to defeat the Black Stars of Ghana in the two-legged 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers playoff. Read more about Sports Nigeria will travel to Ghana for the … Continue reading Qatar 2022: Musa Optimistic Ahead Black Stars Clash

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Weekend Sports RoundUp: Ese Brume Breaks Nigerian 14-Year Indoor Championships Jinx

April 19, 2022

  Long Jump specialist Ese Brume, put Nigeria on the podium of the World Indoor Championship again in 14 years after winning Silver. Brume leapt an outstanding Personal Best of 6.58m to win Nigeria’s only medal at the global showpiece. The last time a Nigerian athlete won a medal in the competition was in 2008 … Continue reading Weekend Sports RoundUp: Ese Brume Breaks Nigerian 14-Year Indoor Championships Jinx

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Sparta Coach, Fraser, Hails Maduka Okoye As One Of Europe’s Top Talents

April 19, 2022

Okoye has been in superlative form for Sparta despite sealing an English Premier League move. Maduka Okoye has been hailed by the head coach of Sparta Rotterdam, Henk Fraser, as one of the best young goalkeeping talents in Europe at the moment. The Super Eagles of Nigeria shot-stopper was impressive last weekend for the De … Continue reading Sparta Coach, Fraser, Hails Maduka Okoye As One Of Europe’s Top Talents

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Weekend Sports Roundup: Falconets Beat Senegal

April 19, 2022

Nigerian national U-20 women’s football team, the Super Falconets, are one step away from qualifying for the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica after an impressive 3-1 away win against Senegal in the first leg of the final round of qualifiers on Saturday, March 12, 2022. Flourish Sabastine’s hat-trick was all the … Continue reading Weekend Sports Roundup: Falconets Beat Senegal

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Weekend Sports RoundUp: Flamingoes Fly Over Congo

April 19, 2022

Nigerian national women’s U-17 team, the Flamingoes, recorded an impressive 3-0 victory over DR Congo on Sunday, March 6, 2022, at Kinshasa. Strikes from Blessing Emmanuel, Oluwatunmininu Adeshina and Opeyemi Ajakaye was all the Nigerian teenagers needed to see off the Central Africans in the second round of qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s … Continue reading Weekend Sports RoundUp: Flamingoes Fly Over Congo

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Ademola Lookman Eager For Eagles Debut After International Switch

April 19, 2022

  Lookman might make his debut for Nigeria in the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers two-legged playoffs against the Black Stars of Ghana in March. Leicester City of England star, Ademola Lookman, has expressed delight at the opportunity of featuring for the Super Eagles of Nigeria after FIFA cleared him to play for the … Continue reading Ademola Lookman Eager For Eagles Debut After International Switch

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Super Eagles Move Up Four Places In Latest FIFA Football Rankings

April 19, 2022

  Nigeria is now ranked as one of three top football nations in Africa. Nigeria senior men’s national team, the Super Eagles, has moved up four places in the latest FIFA football rankings released on Thursday, February 10, 2022. The new ranking means Nigeria now occupies the 32nd spot in global football and third position … Continue reading Super Eagles Move Up Four Places In Latest FIFA Football Rankings

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Qatar 2022: Jamilu Collins Confident About Eagles Chances Against Ghana

April 19, 2022

  Collins has expressed confidence in the team’s ability to see off long-time rivals, Ghana. Super Eagles of Nigeria left-back, Jamilu Collins, has expressed sadness over Nigeria’s elimination in the second round of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon but has assured Nigerians of the team’s resolve to make things right when Nigeria … Continue reading Qatar 2022: Jamilu Collins Confident About Eagles Chances Against Ghana

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Qatar 2022: Tijani Warns Eagles To Be Wary Of Ghana

April 19, 2022

  The African football heavyweights are set to face off in the final phase of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Ex-Nigerian international Tijani Babangida has warned the Super Eagles to be careful about their approach towards the Ghanaian national team in the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers playoff billed for March 2022. Read … Continue reading Qatar 2022: Tijani Warns Eagles To Be Wary Of Ghana

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Eagles Will Do Better – Ahmed Musa

April 19, 2022

  Musa and his Super Eagles teammates were knocked out of the 2021 AFCON on Sunday, January 23. Captain of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Ahmed Musa, has assured Nigerians that the national team will do better after suffering a second round of 16 defeat in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. Read more about … Continue reading Eagles Will Do Better – Ahmed Musa

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