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Gernot Rohr: Nigeria coach tight-lipped about future

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Gernot Rohr: Nigeria coach tight-lipped about future

Gernot Rohr has refused to comment about his future as Nigeria coach following further speculation over unpaid salary. The 66-year-old German, who has a contract until June 2022, has had late salary payments since he took charge of the Super Eagles in August 2016. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) admitted that Rohr is owed a September…

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Why Nigeria failed at the 2019 Wafu Cup of Nations – Boboye

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Why Nigeria failed at the 2019 Wafu Cup of Nations – Boboye

Nigeria assistant coach Kennedy Boboye is unimpressed by the team’s performances at the 2019 West Africa Football Union Cup of Nations and admitted it was a failure.  The Super Eagles did not win a game in Senegal before they were knocked out of the biennial competition after defeats to Togo and Cape Verde. The early exit came as a…

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Nigeria women’s coach Thomas Dennerby resigns

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Nigeria women’s coach Thomas Dennerby resigns

Thomas Dennerby has resigned as coach of Nigeria’s women’s team despite having a year left on his contract. The 60-year-old Swede excused himself from the Super Falcons’ last two games due to a dispute with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). He also refused to show up for a reconciliation meeting arranged by the country’s sports minister…

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See What Samuel Chukwueze Said Ahead Of Brazil vs Nigeria Clash

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See What Samuel Chukwueze Said Ahead Of Brazil vs Nigeria Clash

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will on Sunday trade tackles with the Samba Boys of Brazil, a game Samuel Chukwueze is looking forward to with the sole intention of showing what the team is ‘made of’. The Villarreal forward has revealed that the Super Eagles will not treat the match lightly when Gernot Rohr’s men face the…

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Brazil prepare for African double-header in Singapore

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Brazil prepare for African double-header in Singapore

Brazil’s assistant coach Cleber Xavier is expecting a stern test when the five-times world champions play their first ever match against Senegal. Brazil will also face Nigeria for just the second time as part of a friendly double-header against African opposition in Singapore. “Senegal is a very well trained and strong team,” Xavier told BBC…

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Fikayo Tomori says international allegiance ‘wasn’t England all the way’

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Fikayo Tomori says international allegiance ‘wasn’t England all the way’

Fikayo Tomori has revealed that he deliberated long and hard before committing his international future to England over Canada or Nigeria. Choosing which country to represent has not been easy for the Chelsea defender, who is a new face in England’s squad for the Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria. Canada and Nigeria, who…

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Tokyo 2020: Nigeria’s exit ‘heartbreaking’ – Oshoala

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Tokyo 2020: Nigeria’s exit ‘heartbreaking’ – Oshoala

Nigeria’s women’s captain Asisat Oshoala has described the Super Falcons’ early exit from the 2020 Olympic Games as “heart-breaking”. The African champions were knocked out on the away goals rule after drawing 1-1 with Ivory Coast in Lagos on Monday. “It’s very disappointing and a real heartbreak for us,” said Oshoala. “Obviously, it’s what I…

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Fit-again Ebuehi handed late Nigeria call-up for Brazil match

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Fit-again Ebuehi handed late Nigeria call-up for Brazil match

Fit-again Benfica defender Tyronne Ebuehi has been thrown an international lifeline after being handed a late-call up to the Nigeria squad to face Brazil in Singapore. Dutch-born Ebuehi, 23, whose last appearance for the Super Eagles was at the 2018 World Cup, is included after 15 months out with a cruciate ligament injury. The Portugal-based…

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Africa Amputees Nations Cup: Nigeria Beat Cameroon To Go Top… As Defending World Champion Angola Held By Sierra Leone

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Africa Amputees Nations Cup: Nigeria Beat Cameroon To Go Top… As Defending World Champion Angola Held By Sierra Leone

Amputee Football Cup of Nations: Nigeria top following a difficult victory over Cameroon, world champions held. Nigeria Amputee Football team defeated their Cameroonian counterpart by 2-1 at the Ombaka stadium in the ongoing Amputee Cup of Nations in Angola. The Special Eagles took the lead in the first half when Ezeji Kennedy fires pass the…

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Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey Targeted In Spate Of High Profile Robberies In Spain

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Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey Targeted In Spate Of High Profile Robberies In Spain

By Bonface Osano Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey’s house was the target of a fresh robbery attempt following a previous break-in just a few days before. According to Cadena SER, intruders were met with a relative of the 26-year-old on Friday and fled from the Boadilla del Monte property without stealing any valuables. The Ghanaian…

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