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FG fulfils house pledge to Westerhof after 25 years

Federal Government on Monday fulfilled a 25 –year pledge to former technical adviser of the Super Eagles, Clemens Westerhof. At an impressive ceremony inside the conference room of the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Abuja, the Minister, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola said the occasion was a further proof that

AFCON 2019 : What fans are saying about Super Eagles’ group

AFCON 2019

Football fans have reacted to Friday’s African Cup of Nations draw that placed the Super Eagles in what could be described on paper as a favourite group. The fans, according to NAN, counseled the Super Eagles against complacency with the group pairings. Some of them who spoke to NAN in Ilorin,

Nigeria moves up to 42 in the latest FIFA ranking

Zimbabwe Warriors

Nigeria has just moved 7 places up in the latest FIFA ranking for senior men football teams of registered members. The ranking was released on FIFA.com on Thursday where Nigeria bagged 42nd position in the ranking as against its 49th position in December 2018. It should be noted that teams inactive for

Super Eagles to play Zimbabwe Warriors in May

Zimbabwe Warriors

The stage is looking set for the Nigeria Super Eagles to play an international friendly with the Zimbabwe Warriors in Lagos next month. According to a leading Zimbabwe newspaper, NewsDaySport, the visit to Nigeria for the AITEO/NFF awards on Monday by the Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) President, Felton Kamambo was to

Egypt team kicks off preparations for Nigeria clash

Salah Marcelo

Egypt’s national football team kicked off its preparatory camp in Alexandria Sunday ahead of the friendly game against Nigeria. Egypt will be hosted by Niger in their final African Cup of Nations qualifier 22 March, before facing the Super Eagles away in a friendly match four days later. “Coach Javier Aguirre kicked

Ex-Super Eagles goalkeeper faces deportation from South Africa

Alarm bells are rising in South Africa over ex-Super Eagles’ goalkeeper, Idah Peterside, following reports that he could be in for deportation from the country in which he had lived for 20 years. Only recently Peterside, who is now a pastor and cable television sports analyst, had a baby through his

Moses has not reversed his decision – Rohr

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has confirmed that Victor Moses has not reversed his decision to quit the national team ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The Chelsea loanee is enjoying a new lease of life at Turkish side Fenerbahce, for whom he has scored two goals in

Amuneke says Eagles need creative players to succeed

Super Eagles FIFA Technical Study group member, Emmanuel Amuneke has implored the  Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr to inject more creative players into the midfield ahead of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Seychelles. Amuneke said that the team missed out due to little details. “It was a

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