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World Cup: Nigeria now has a formidable team, says Adamu

Amos Adamu, a former FIFA Executive Committee member on Monday said that Nigeria now has a worthy team that would perform well at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Adamu made the remark against the backdrop of the remarkable outing of the Super Eagles during the Russia 2018 World Cup ...

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Super Eagles colleagues share match bonus with injured Ikeme

Players and officials of the senior national team of Nigeria gave a share of the bonus they got for beating Zambia 1-0 to goalkeeper Carl Ikeme who is presently down with acute Leukaemia. This much was made known by coach of the team Gernot Rohr during an interview in Lagos ...

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Team mates mob Mikel as he rejoins Chinese club after World Cup qualification

Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel has resumed training with Chinese Super League club Tianjin Teda after international duty with the national team. The former Chelsea star was supposed to start training with his team on Thursday but took part in Wednesday afternoon’s session upon his return to China. Before ...

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Wenger: I’m sure Nigeria will have a great World Cup

Alex Iwobi appears to have won Nigeria a fan in his club manager at Arsenal as Arsene Wenger is tipping Nigeria to do well at the World Cup in Russia next year. Wenger made this known in a video on Facebook posted on the official page of Arsenal while congratulating ...

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NFF to meet England’s Ojo on possible nationality switch to Nigeria

Top brass of the Nigeria Football Federation ( NFF) will in the coming days arrive the United Kingdom for talks with on loan Liverpool and England U21 forward Seyi Ojo. If all goes well with the trip, the NFF officials are expected to discuss with the young lad, the possibility ...

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Nigerian wrestling champion, Power Uti, arrested over wife’s death

The Police in Lagos have reportedly arrested Nigerian wrestling champion, Power Uti, over the controversial death of his wife, Toyin. Toyin was said to have died in their Ilupeju, Lagos home on Monday morning with the wrestling champion discovering her body. However, instead of taking her to the hospital, Power Uti ...

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USA knocked out of FIFA World Cup

The United States will be missing in Russia next year as they failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986. They crashed out on Tuesday after a shock 2-1 defeat against already-eliminated Trinidad and Tobago. In a result that will be viewed as a catastrophe ...

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World Cup: Argentina qualifies as Brazil knockout Chile

Argentina have qualified for the forthcoming FIFA World Cup to be staged in Russia. Chile who is the South American champions have been knocked of qualification by Brazil who handed them a three nil humiliating defeat. Brazil, first to qualify in the CONMOBEL group, punished their rival, Chile with second ...

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CAF emergency committee meeting to hold in Lagos on Saturday

The Emergency Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), the most powerful panel in African football, will hold a meeting in Lagos on Saturday, 14th October 2017. CAF top guns confirmed to thenff.com that the meeting, which will hold in Ikoyi, would deliberate on recent happenings in the African game, as ...

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Manchester City makes £358 Million Bid for Lionel Messi

Manchester City is seriously considering making a bid that would almost double the current transfer world record if Lionel Messi doesn’t sign a new contract at Barcelona, according to reports. Barcelona announced in June that Messi was signing a contract extension that would keep him at the club until 2021. ...

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