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    Sports Victor Moses, Mikel, Ighalo Risk World Cup Ban In Yaounde

    Nigeria’s leading scorer in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers Victor Moses, skipper Mikel Obi and comebacking striker Odion Ighalo risk a second booking in Yaounde, which could cause them to be banned for next month’s qualifying game at home against Zambia. A second booking in the qualifiers will...
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    Sports Mikel Speaks Ahead of Cameroon Clash

    Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has said the national team has no option than to defeat the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in Friday’s World Cup qualifying game in Uyo if the Nigerian flag is to be hoisted in Russia 2018. “The players all know what’s at stake and we know we can only get...
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    Sports [Leaked] Super Eagles List For World Cup Qualifier Against Cameroon

    Barring any last minute change by coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr, the list of players invited by the coach has been leaked to Owngoalnigeria.com. Although some late changes is expected to be made after this weekend round of games, the list is still expected to be...
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    Sports Rohr Sets Out 2 Conditions for Enyeama to Return to Super Eagles

    Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has disclosed that former captain and first-choice goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, is set to return to the team. However, the 34-year-old needs to regain full fitness and find a new club, before he can be allowed back. Enyeama is currently not in...
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    Sports NFF Confirms Super Eagles Will Continue to Play Qualifiers in Uyo

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said the Super Eagles, will continue to play their home games at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo. This was confirmed by the General Secretary of the federation, Dr. Sanusi Mohammed. “We have not changed venue of Super Eagles...
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    Sports NFF Confirms Super Eagles Will Continue to Play Qualifiers in Uyo

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said the Super Eagles, will continue to play their home games at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo. This was confirmed by the General Secretary of the federation, Dr. Sanusi Mohammed. “We have not changed venue of Super Eagles...
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    Sports Rohr Rejects Moving Super Eagles Match From Uyo Stadium

    The proposed plan of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to move the Super Eagles World Cup 2018 Qualifiers from the Godswill Akpabio Stadium has been rejected by coach of the team Gernot Rohr. Issues regarding logistics and attitude of the crowd made the NFF to toy with the idea of moving...
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    Sports Osinbajo Approves Cash To Offset Super Eagles’ Allowances

    Nigeria’s Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the release of cash to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), following a meeting with top officials from the Glass House last week. The money is to be used to offset bills, as the Super Eagles prepare to take on African champions...
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    Sports Why We Beat Nigeria 2-0 in Qualifier – South African Coach, Baxter

    Stuart Baxter, coach of the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, has stated reason why Nigerian Super Eagles lost 2-0 in Uyo on Saturday in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. The Englishman said that much as the Super Eagles controlled the match, especially in the early stages, the team...
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    Sports Super Eagles Apologise For Losing Saturday's Game

    The Super Eagles of Nigeria have apologized for their embarrassing defeat in the hands of the Bafana Bafana of South Africa. The apology posted via the Super Eagles Twitter handle read, “We are disappointed with the result of Saturday’s game. Our heads are bowed and spirits low because we...
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    Sports Nigeria Vs South Africa: 6 Key Players Who Will Miss Qualifier

    Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr invited 23 players for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South African on June 10 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo. But the Super Eagles will not be with the services of some key players. Below are 6 of them: 1. Mikel Obi: Coach Rohr on...
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    Sports Nigeria Vs South Africa Starting 11 Revealed [See Names]

    A source close to the coach of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr has revealed to owngoalnigeria.com the proposed line up the coach has in mind for the game against South Africa. Rohr drew up the list after yesterday turbo charged training session, and will from today begin serious tactical work...
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    Sports Super Eagles Observe One-minute Silence For Late Keshi in Training

    The Super Eagles paid tribute to their late coach Stephen Keshi by observing one-minute silence prior to their morning training session on Wednesday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The late Keshi died after a brief illness on 6 of June, 2016, exactly one year ago today. A tweet on the...
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    Sports Rohr, Eagles Muslim Players Disagree Over Ramadan Fast

    The muslim players in the senior national team of Nigeria are currently at loggerheads with coach Gernot Rohr over their plans to observe Ramadan Fast on the day of the AFCON 2019 Qualifiers against South Africa. Rohr allowed Ahmed Musa and Shehu Abdullahi to observe the mandatory ramadan...
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    Sports Nigeria Demolish Togo in Friendly Match

    Super Eagles ended their camping exercise in France yesterday with a comprehensive 3 - 0 win over Togo in an international friendly played in Paris. Gernot Rohr’s experimental side, without the like of Ogenyi Onazi, John Mikel Obi, Victor Moses and Carl Ikeme were too strong for the Hawks in...
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    Sports Nigeria Moves Up in FIFA Ranking, Climbs To 4th in Africa [See Top 10]

    The Super Eagles of Nigeria moved up in the latest FIFA Ranking released on Thursday in both the continent and world. Super Eagles Gernot Rohr’s men who previously occupied the 40th position in the world moved two places and are now 38th while they sit pretty in the 4th position on the...
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    Sports Moses Snubbed as Rohr Invites 23 Players For World Cup Qualifier [FULL LIST]

    Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has invited 24 players to the Super Eagles’ camp ahead of next week’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa. Rohr left out Chelsea star Victor Moses from their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South...
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    Sports Nigeria Vs Togo: 20 Players Hit Eagles' Camp [See LIST]

    The Super Eagles will on Thursday, 1st June 2017 take the pitch against the Hawks of Togo in an international friendly in Paris. Coach Gernot Rohr is using Thursday’s game, just like last Friday’s session against Corsica Island in Ajaccio, as preparation for next weekend’s 2019 Africa Cup of...
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    Sports Enyeama Free To Return To Super Eagles - NFF

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said that former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, is free to return to the national team. The football house was reacting to a recent statement from the Lille player, where he told coach Gernot Rohr that he is not ready to play for the...
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    Sports Super Eagles Players To Play Matches For Free as NFF Cancels Match Bonuses

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has reached agreement with players of the Super Eagles of Nigeria to play their remaining World Cup 2018 qualifiers for free to bring to an end the constant row over match bonuses. Nigeria currently lead their World Cup 2018 Qualifiers group four points...
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