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    2018 FIFA WC: Iwobi targets world-class performance in Russia – Vanguard News

    Super Eagles striker, Alex Iwobi said he is in a good frame of mind to put up a good showing at the World Cup, after training with world-class players at Arsenal...................... read more via Vanguard News – https://ift.tt/2HRFegS Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Daddy Freeze Says Super Eagles Can’t Win 2018 World Cup, Reveals Why (See Why) –...

    Controversial on-air personality, Daddy Freeze has stated that the Gernot Rohr’s Super Eagles cannot win the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Freeze said Rohr’s men will not lift this year’s World Cup trophy because Nigeria’s senior national team is full of … read more via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s...
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    Sports Eagles, Senegal, Morocco will struggle in Russia –Ex-Cameroon star - Punch newspaper

    Former Cameroon and Arsenal defender, Lauren, says none of the African teams at the World Cup will get past the quarterfinals in Russia. Nigeria (Super Eagles), Senegal (Teranga Lions), Tunisia (Carthage Eagles), Egypt (Pharaohs) and Morocco(Atlas Lions) will represent Africa at Russia 2018...
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    Sports Joel Obi vows to win Nigeria World Cup place - Punch Ng

    Joel Obi has set his sights on being at the World Cup this summer with Nigeria. The 26-year-old was omitted from the last tournament in Brazil, but took a step closer to realising that ambition last month by playing in the Super Eagles’ two friendlies. Click here to read more
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    Sports Russia 2018: Argentina can’t depend on Messi –Batistuta - The Sun

    Gabriel Batistuta has warned that Argentina can’t rely on Lionel Messi at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia like they did so abundantly in its qualifiers. La Albiceleste managed merely seven points from a possible 24 without ‘The Atomic Flea’ in their preliminary campaign. With him they seized 21...
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    Sports 2018 FIFA WC: Don’t put Eagles under pressure, Okocha warns - vanguard Ng

    Former Super Eagles captain and midfield maestro, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha has warned Nigeria Football officials and fans not to set unrealistic targets that will put the team under pressure at the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia. Okocha who was at three World Cup tournaments with the...
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    Sports Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr Speaks On Nigeria's Impressive Win Over Poland - Daily Post

    Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has spoken on winning without captain John Obi Mikel. The coach also spoke on the performance of his young goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho. Addressing reporters immediately after the 1-0 victory over Poland in Wroclaw, Rohr said the match was not a ‘friendly game’ as...
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    Sports Confident Pinnick insists Super Eagles can win World Cup – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper –...

    Amaju Pinnick President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has reiterated his belief in the Super Eagles winning the World Cup in Russia, when the tournament begins on June 14. Nigeria is drawn in Group D alongside Argentina, Croatia, … read more via The Guardian Nigeria...
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    Sports Ex-Eagles keepers back Akpeyi for World Cup – Punch Newspapers

    Idris Adesina Former Super Eagles goalkeepers Joe Erico and Ike Shorunmu have backed Eagles coach Gernot Rohr over his statement that Chippa United goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has a chance of making the Russia 2018 Wrold Cup squad. Rohr during the week said Akpeyi has a chance to claim … read...
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    Sports 2018 World Cup: Why Enyeama Won’t Make My Team – Gernot Rohr - Daily Post Nigeria

    Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has declared that Lille of France goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, will not be part of his squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The Franco-German said it was practically impossible to consider Enyeama for the tournament. READ MORE HERE
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    Sports World Cup: No Automatic Shirt for Eagles Stars – Rohr – Olisa.tv

    Head coach of the Nigeria national team, Gernot Rohr, has said no player is guaranteed a place in the final 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup. This comes after the German coach released a 28-man squad to prosecute the Super Eagles’ friendlies against Poland and Serbia late this … read more...
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    Sports World Cup: Eagles can go all the way – Rohr – Vanguard News

    Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr said his team is not going to the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament with the hope of coming back home after the group stages, but to go all the way to the final. Gernot Rohr The Super Eagles are drawn in a tough … read more via Vanguard News – http://ift.tt/2HkOglR...
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    Sports World Cup: Rohr keeps door open for Martins, Ambrose, others – Newtelegraph

    Nigeria’s Manager Gernot Rohr has warned that he is yet to settle for any player ahead of the World Cup despite calling up 28 players for this month’s international friendlies with Poland and Serbia. Torino’s Joel Obi, Lokomotiv Plovdov’s Stephen Eze, Al-Ahly’s Junior Ajayi and Akwa United’s...
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    Sports FIFA U- 20 World Cup: Falconets get tough draw – Newtelegraph

    Falconets have been handed a tough draw for this year’s FIFA Women U-20 Women’s World Cup as the Nigerian girls will confront Germany, China and Haiti in Group D event holding in France from August 5 to 24. At the Draw Ceremony which took place at the Opera House, … read more via Newtelegraph –...
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    Sports 2018 FIFA World Cup: Why Buhari is the only Nigerian allowed to touch official trophy –...

    President Buhari is the only Nigerian allowed to touch the World Cup trophy. So the official 2018 FIFA World Cup trophy is in town after its arrival in Abuja on Wednesday, March 7 and President Muhammadu Buhari touched it. Ahead of the … read more via pulse.ng – Nigeria’s entertainment &...
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    Sports France 2018 World Cup Draws: Germany coach wary of Nigeria – The Sun News

    Monica Iheakam Germany coach Maren Meinert has described Nigeria’s U-20 Women team (Falconets) as a strong opponent full of grit and spunk. Reacting to the France 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup draw that pitched two time silver winning Nigeria and the three time champions Germany together …...
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    Sports NFF’s World Cup Package Money Revealed – Leadership Nigeria Newspapers

    World football governing body, FIFA has revealed the prize money to be handed to federations participating at the Russia 2018 World Cup and, like other participants, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are guaranteed $8 million for the group stages. The prize is the least that a participating...
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    Sports Balogun wants club future decided before World Cup – Vanguard News

    Super Eagles defender, Leon Balogun is keen to see his future with German Bundesliga club Mainz decided before heading to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Leon Balogun Balogun together with William Troost-Ekong has been outstanding in the Super Eagles defence, but the player is more concerned about...
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    Sports Nigeria’s World Cup Foes Argentina To Call Up Chelsea GK, Rojo & Lanzini For Italy, Spain...

    Nigeria’s World Cup Foes Argentina To Call Up Chelsea GK, Rojo & Lanzini For Italy, Spain Friendlies Nigeria’s opponents at the 2018 World Cup, Argentina, will officially announce their roster on Thursday for the friendlies against Spain and Italy next month. According to the reliable TyC...
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    Sports ‘Critics can’t stop me from going to World Cup’ – Akpeyi – Olisa.tv

    Nigeria goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi says he would not allow critics scupper his dream of making the cut for the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia. The Chippa United goalkeeper has been heavily criticised in the wake of unconvincing performances for the Super Eagles, but he said he remains undaunted …...
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