Pellegrini showers praise on Nigerian wonderkid

Pellegrini showers praise on Nigerian wonderkid

Manchester City coach, Manuel Pellegrini, has showered praise on Nigeria starlet Kelechi Iheanacho following his brace of goals against Southampton in the Premier League on Sunday. ...

Yusuf: AFCON exit won’t affect World Cup qualifiers

Yusuf: AFCON exit won’t affect World Cup qualifiers

Nigeria interim coach, Salisu Yusuf, said their elimination from the 2017 Orange AFCON in Gabon won't affect their 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Speaking on Sunday ahead of the ...

Iheanacho’s brace not enough for City!

Iheanacho’s brace not enough for City!

Nigeria international striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, netted a brace of goals for Manchester City during their 4-2 loss to Southampton in their Premier League Week 36 clash at the St. ...

Isaac Success named Granada player of the year

Isaac Success named Granada player of the year

Nigeria international striker, Isaac Success, has been named Granada player of the year! The 2013 U-17 World Cup winner has been a revelation since he joined the Spanish La Liga ...

NFF want to add Bafana Bafana to their friendlies

NFF want to add Bafana Bafana to their friendlies

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) have contacted FIFA in order to allow them to add a friendly against South Africa in the upcoming international break. The Super Eagles ...

Super Eagles new coach revealed!

Super Eagles new coach revealed!

Former Tottenham manager, Harry Redknapp, is on his way to be the new coach for the Super Eagles of Nigeria! According to the Daily Star, Redknapp has been approached by the Nigeria ...

Nigeria squad for Mali and Luxembourg friendlies revealed

Nigeria squad for Mali and Luxembourg friendlies revealed

Nigeria Interim coach, Salisu Yusuf, has announced his 26-man-list for the upcoming friendlies against Mali and Luxembourg in Europe. The Super Eagles will face Mali in France on ...

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Pellegrini showers praise on Nigerian wonderkid

Manchester City coach, Manuel Pellegrini, has showered praise on Nigeria starlet Kelechi Iheanacho following his brace of goals against Southampton in the Premier League on Sunday. Iheanacho’s brace not enough for City! The goals were Iheanacho’s 12th and 13th for the season in all competitions and the 19-year-old forward continues to shine despite City’s inconsistent run in the Premier League. "It’s very ...

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Yusuf: AFCON exit won’t affect World Cup qualifiers

Nigeria interim coach, Salisu Yusuf, said their elimination from the 2017 Orange AFCON in Gabon won't affect their 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Speaking on Sunday ahead of the friendlies against Mali and Luxemburg, Yusuf insisted that he has confidence on the group and that the Super Eagles will qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. “We might have failed to qualify for the Cup of Nations, but I have ...

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Iheanacho’s brace not enough for City!

Nigeria international striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, netted a brace of goals for Manchester City during their 4-2 loss to Southampton in their Premier League Week 36 clash at the St. Mary’s Stadium on Sunday. Republic of Ireland attacker, Shane Long opened scoring for the Saints in the 25th minute. Senegal international striker, Sadio Mane, doubled the lead in the 28th minute, before Iheanacho reduced the tally ...

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Isaac Success named Granada player of the year

Nigeria international striker, Isaac Success, has been named Granada player of the year! The 2013 U-17 World Cup winner has been a revelation since he joined the Spanish La Liga side despite he is only 20. He thanked his team mates and fans for voting him and dedicated the trophy for his mother. "Thanks to all my team mates and fans for this player of the year award, HALA GRANADA. Mama this's is for you LOVE ...

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NFF want to add Bafana Bafana to their friendlies

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) have contacted FIFA in order to allow them to add a friendly against South Africa in the upcoming international break. The Super Eagles already have two other friendlies planned, but are aiming to squeeze in a third match despite FIFA regulations permitting countries to play only two games during the break. World Football's governing body say the extra fixture would ...

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Super Eagles new coach revealed!

Former Tottenham manager, Harry Redknapp, is on his way to be the new coach for the Super Eagles of Nigeria! According to the Daily Star, Redknapp has been approached by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to take charge of the national side ahead of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Although he is untested at the international level, the 69-year-old has a large experience in the English Premier League, ...

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Nigeria squad for Mali and Luxembourg friendlies revealed

Nigeria Interim coach, Salisu Yusuf, has announced his 26-man-list for the upcoming friendlies against Mali and Luxembourg in Europe. The Super Eagles will face Mali in France on May 27 then head to Luxembourg to play their national team Luxembourg five days later. In addition to Nigerian stars like Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and Alex Iwobi, Yusuf has picked a relatively young squad that includes former U-20 ...

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Enyeama named in top 10 goalkeepers’ list

Nigeria goalkeeper and former captain Vincent Enyeama has been named in the top 10 goalkeepers' list in Europe for the 2015/16 season by the Swiss-based CIES Football Observatory. The Lille shot-stopper finished in 6th place behind Manuel Neuer of Bayern Munich, Jan Oblak of Atletico Madrid, Gianluigi Buffon of Juventus, Kevin Trapp of PSG and Claudio Bravo of Barcelona. Hugo Lloris (Tottenham), Alphonse ...

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A dead referee appointed to officiate in Nigeria!

The chaos of football administration continues in Nigeria as a dead referee has been appointed to officiate a Nigeria Premier League match. Wale Akinsanya, a referee who passed away in January, ended up being selected to officiate Sunday’s match between Warri Wolves and Giwa FC. The mistake was rectified just before the game and the dead referee was replaced, but not before media had got hold of the story. ...

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Iheanacho is ready for Real Madrid!

Nigeria international striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, says his team is ready ahead of Manchester City's clash with Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League semi-final. Manchester City vs Real Madrid - LIVE The 19-year-old bagged the man-of-match award following City’s 4-0 win over Stoke City in the Premier League last weekend, scoring two and making his opponents concede a penalty for Aguero to convert. And now ...

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