Three takeaways from Nigeria, Czech Republic friendly

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Nigeria’s Super Eagles lost their warm up match to Czech Republic with eight days to the FIFA World Cup in Russia. Here are three takeaways from the match ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. 1) Clumsy M..

England player tells family to miss World Cup over racism fears

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England defender Danny Rose has told his family not to attend the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals because he fears they may be racially abused in Russia. “I’ve told my family I don’t want them going out t..

2018 World Cup: Iran is first team to arrive Russia

The World cup is not just about winning the cup; it is not just about participation, it is also about making and breaking records. With 9 days to the kick off of the World cup, Iran made record Tuesd..

World Cup squads: Ezenwa named among domestic players

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FIFA has categorised Nigeria on the list of countries with one domestic league player in their squad for the Russia 2018 World Cup. The selection of Enyimba FC goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, in Coach ..

Ikeme devastated

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Kissing the Russia 2018 World Cup is like swallowing a bitter pill for recuperating Super Eagles’ goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme. The 31-year-old Wolves goalkeeper was diagnosed with acute leukaemia last sum..

England, Czech ties: Rohr wary of injuries

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Super Eagles’ technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has admitted that one of the biggest challenges he is facing in arriving at his final list of players for the World Cup is the spate of injuries the team h..

Super Eagles get Saraki’s $50,000 gift

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The ‘rainy season’ is here for the Super Eagles as they begin final preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. From Nigeria’s number three citizen, Senate President – Bukola Saraki has come a..

Okocha in FIFA Legends squad

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Former Nigeria captain Austin Okocha has been included in the FIFA Legends squad that will tackle the Russian National Team Legends in an exhibition match at the Football Park in Kaliningrad on Sunday..

Eagles have quality players – Diego Simeone

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Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone on Tuesday said Nigeria’s Super Eagles Team B possess the qualitie needed to play in the top leagues in Europe. The Europa League winning coach spoke at the post-m..

Congo DR Friendly: Uzoho, Etebo, Akpeyi hit Eagles Camp

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NationSport can report that the trio of Francis Uzoho, Oghenekaro Etebo and Daniel Akpeyi have reported to the Super Eagles World Cup camp in Uyo. With their arrival, the number of players have risen..

Torres eyes impressive run against Eagles

Athletico Madrid impressive striker Fernando Torres will continue his impressive run for the club after being included in the 20-man squad to face Super Eagles Tuesday at the 30,000 capacity Godswill ..

Cancel Nigeria-Congo DR friendly, Charly Boy tells Buhari

Charles Oputa, AKA Charly Boy wants President Muhammadu Buhari to cancel the international friendly between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and their DR Congo counterparts scheduled for the Godswill Akpab..

SUPER SEVEN:Most expensive cars owned by African Footballers

Footballers are known to spend huge sums of money to buy classy cars, which are perhaps their most expensive and glamorous purchases and African footballers are no exceptions. They are never afraid to..

MIKEL AGU: I used to dream of Range Rover, but...

Super Eagles’ midfielder, Mikel Ndubusi Aguhas revealed how much he coveted the exotic automobile, Range Rover. Last year, the Range Rover – the luxury sport utility vehicle (SUV)-topped the list of r..

Iheanacho partners Sanchez in attack

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Kelechi Iheanacho has been recognized for his fine display against Arsenal in a rescheduled Premier League clash at the King Power Stadium on Wednesday evening after he was named in the Team of the Week. Football statistics website Whoscored has selected the best performing players for each position for the six Premier League matches that took place May 8 to 10, and the Nigeria international was picked after scoring against Arsenal. In a 4-4-2 formation, Iheanacho partnered Chile star Alexis Sanchez in attack, teammate and ex-African Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez operated from the right wing with City’s Leroy Sane on the left. The Nigerian had a 8.1 rating, same as Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas, and 0.1 more than his strike partner from Manchester United. Against the Gunners, Iheanacho had a game-high six shots and three were on target, made two successful dribbles, was fouled two times and had a 75 per cent passing accuracy. This season, the Foxes number eight has made 28 appearances..

Rohr submit provisional list on Monday

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Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has said that he will submit his 30-man provisional list to World footballing governing, body FIFA on Monday, while hinting that the same players may prosecute the Eagles friendlies against Democratic Republic of Congo on May 28 and England on June 2. The Franco-German football tactician is also expected to name new players in the team that will battle DR Congo and England. But he told NationSport from his base in France that, “I am going to announce the list of 30 players that will play against DR Congo on May 28 in Port Harcourt and on June 2 against England.” He also assured that Super Eagles fans and Nigerians won’t be disappointed with the choice of players he has invited to prosecute the two matches. “Nigerians will be happy with the players that we have invited for the matches. I can also assure you that they will give their best against DR Congo and England”, Rohr stated. The coach also praised Leicester City’s forward Kelechi Ih..

Medical Doctor: Doping Control Officer Appointed by FIFA

Dr Ayodeji Olarinoye, a former medical doctor in the Nigerian U-17 football team, has been appointed Doping Control Officer ( DCO ) by the...

Liverpool Qualify for Semi-Final, Roma

Bosnia’s Edin Dzeko started Roma revival in the 6th minute and in the second half, De Rossi scored via a penalty and Manolas completed...

NFF to Sponsor 100 Fans to the World Cup in Russia...

In preparation for the upcoming 2018 world cup in Russia the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) have been mapped out to spend whooping dollars- worth billions of naira-...

Chelsea football Player Quit Chelsea with Reasons

Reasons why Micheal Emenalo,Technical Direction and former Nigerian international footballer,decided to quit the English Premier League Club where he already worked for complete 10...