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Former England international Eni Aluko has calls it time on her 18-year career.

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Former England international Eni Aluko has calls it time on her 18-year career.

Former England international Eni Aluko has called time on her 18-year career. The 32-year-old announced her retirement on social media on Wednesday morning.  ‘My dear friend football, it’s time to hang up my boots and retire as a professional footballer,’ she wrote alongside a link to her full letter on The Players’ Tribune. ‘Thank you football…

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Nigeria confirm interest in hosting Women’s Africa Cup of Nations

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Nigeria confirm interest in hosting Women’s Africa Cup of Nations

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed its interest in hosting the 2020 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations. The Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Ahmad told the French radio station RFI that Equatorial Guinea are also interested in hosting the event.‬ ‪Caf is in a race to find a host for the finals after…

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Nigeria striker Henry Onyekuru has returned for a second loan spell at Turkish Super Lig side Galatasaray.

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Nigeria striker Henry Onyekuru has returned for a second loan spell at Turkish Super Lig side Galatasaray.

This time the 22-year-old joins from French club Monaco until the end of the season. Onyekuru has struggled to establish himself at Monaco after signing for them from English Permier League side Everton in August last year. Despite missing most of October with a hamstring injury he has played just four times for the French…

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Laloko: Why Nigeria’s football teams failed in 2019

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Laloko: Why Nigeria’s football teams failed in 2019

Former technical director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Kashimawo Laloko has given an honest assessment of the country’s football teams last year, claiming they underachieved. The West Africans managed to finish third at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt and then underwhelmed at the Wafu tournament under the guidance of Imama Amapakabo. The coach was also in charge as…

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Bukayo Saka: Arsenal teenager weighs up international options

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Bukayo Saka: Arsenal teenager weighs up international options

Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka, who is eligible to play for both Nigeria and England, says he is weighing up his international options but will not rush his decision. “I am always thinking about it but I haven’t made a decision yet,” the 18-year-old told BBC Sport. Saka, born to Nigerian parents, has so far represented England…

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Siasia, banned for life for match-fixing, complains of abandonment as he battles for ‘justice’

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Siasia, banned for life for match-fixing, complains of abandonment as he battles for ‘justice’

By Osasu Obayiuwana December 17 – Samson Siasia, the former Nigeria striker and manager of the Super Eagles, has accused the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) of failing to help him fight against the life ban imposed on him in August by FIFA, world football’s governing body, for match-fixing. FIFA imposed the life ban on “all…

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Nigerian Football is in Coma, Says Sports Minister Dare

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Nigerian Football is in Coma, Says Sports Minister Dare

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward. The year 2019 is one to forget for Nigerian football lovers as the country’s very national team failed to qualify next year. The Golden Eaglets and…

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BREAKING: Lampard set to bring Samuel Chukwueze to Chelsea in January.

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BREAKING: Lampard set to bring Samuel Chukwueze to Chelsea in January.

The blues have been drawing up a large shortlist of attacking options to pursue in the January transfer window. One new player to enter the list is 20-year old Nigerian international Samuel Chukwueze, according to The Telegraph. The winger plays in Spain for Villareal and has now found himself on the alleged Chelsea transfer shortlist….

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Nigerian Player Apprehended For Allegedly Kidnapping Three Female Varsity Students In Uganda

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Nigerian Player Apprehended For Allegedly Kidnapping Three Female Varsity Students In Uganda

By Bonface Osano Nigerian footballer, John Odemwangu, who plays for KCCA in the Uganda league, has been arrested for allegedly abducting three female University students. According to police mouthpiece, Fred Enanga, the player had invited home in Nakawa, Kampala his new Ugandan girlfriend, who tagged along two other ladies. The three were to leave at…

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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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