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Football world celebrates Victor Moses at 29

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Football world celebrates Victor Moses at 29

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Fifa, Uefa, Wigan Athletic, Fenerbahce and Chelsea have celebrated with Victor Moses on his birthday.   The winger currently plies his trade with Turkish Super Lig side Fenerbahce on loan from Premier League club the Blues. Moses has been with the Stamford Bridge outfit since the summer of 2012 after joining from Wigan and made a huge impact with…

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Nigeria prospect Dessers named Dutch Eredivisie Player of the Month

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Nigeria prospect Dessers named Dutch Eredivisie Player of the Month

Heracles’ Nigerian forward Cyriel Dessers has won the Dutch Eredivisie Player of the Month award for November. Dessers who is the leading scorer in the Netherlands with 11 goals, scored six goals in four league outings in the month under review. The 24-year-old scored a hat-trick against VVV Venlo on November 9 and gave Heracles a consolation…

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Dessers Tells Belgium FA – I Want To Play For Nigeria Not Belgium As Rohr Confirms Approach

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Dessers Tells Belgium FA – I Want To Play For Nigeria Not Belgium As Rohr Confirms Approach

The top scorer in the Dutch Eredivisie Cyriel Dessers has sensationally turned down the chance of an international career with Belgium as he hope to be called up to the senior national team of Nigeria soon. Dessers scored a hattrick for Heracles Almelo in their 4-0 win over ADO Den Haag on Saturday to take…

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Amaju Pinnick wants England U21 star Ebere Eze to ‘improve’ Nigeria

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Amaju Pinnick wants England U21 star Ebere Eze to ‘improve’ Nigeria

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick says persuading England under-21 player Ebere Eze to play for the Super Eagles would improve the squad. The NFF is hoping to convince the Queen’s Park Rangers midfielder to play for them rather than England at senior level. Eze, who was born in England to Nigerian parents, played twice…

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Nigerians Enugu Rangers, Enyimba defeated in Caf Confederation Cup

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Nigerians Enugu Rangers, Enyimba defeated in Caf Confederation Cup

Nigerian pair Enugu Rangers and Enyimba were both defeated in Caf Confederation Cup action on Sunday during a bruising day for the NPFL duo. Rangers took a 1-0 lead at home against Egyptian moneybags Pyramids when Ibrahim Olawoyin opened the scoring in the 29th minute, but after losing Tope Olusesi to a red card, the hosts crumbled. Mohamed Farouk converted a penalty…

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No pay no say: Pinnick fury as NFF tells Rohr to keep quiet on money and do his job

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No pay no say: Pinnick fury as NFF tells Rohr to keep quiet on money and do his job

By Osasu Obayiuwana November 28 – The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has reacted to Insideworldfootball’s interview with Gernot Rohr (pictured left), head coach of that country’s national team, by issuing him with an official reprimand. In an exclusive with this reporter, published on Tuesday, Rohr said that he has “enjoyed the last three years with…

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Nigeria soar in latest Fifa World Rankings

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Nigeria soar in latest Fifa World Rankings

Nigeria have moved to 31st position in the latest Fifa World Rankings for November. The Super Eagles, who dropped a place in October, recovered from the slip after they started their qualifying campaign for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations with victories against Benin and Lesotho, on November 13 and 17 respectively. Gernot Rohr’s side rallied from a…

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Iwobi Took My Spot But Aribo Inherited My Shirt Number – Mikel Obi

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Iwobi Took My Spot But Aribo Inherited My Shirt Number – Mikel Obi

Former captain of the Super Eagles of Nigeria John Obi Mikel has hailed the impact of Joe Aribo who inherited his number ten shirt in the senior national team of Nigeria following his retirement from international football. Mikel quit the senior national team of Nigeria after the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after leading the…

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Exclusive: Nigeria’s Rohr considers coaching future as he chases outstanding pay

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Exclusive: Nigeria’s Rohr considers coaching future as he chases outstanding pay

November 26 – With just seven months left on his contract with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Gernot Rohr, the German coach of the Super Eagles, is making it clear that he is looking at his options. “The President of the Nigeria Football Federation has told me that we will sit down in January 2020…

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Sani Emmanuel: Onazi pays for ex-Nigeria U-17 star’s surgery

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Sani Emmanuel: Onazi pays for ex-Nigeria U-17 star’s surgery

Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi is helping to pay the medical expenses of Emmanuel Sani, who was the joint top scorer at the 2009 Under-17 World Cup. Emmanuel, who is now 26, starred a decade ago on home soil as he scored five goals to help Nigeria finish runners up while he won the Golden Ball…

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