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CAF Drop Kenya As CHAN Host, Retain Cameroon For AFCON

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) have stripped Kenya of the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) following a CAF executive committee meeting in Accra. According to BBC Sports, the decision to strip Kenya of the hosting …

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U-23 Eagles To Wear New Nigeria Nike Jerseys In Rio

Nigeria U-23s will have the privilege to be the first of the country’s national teams to don the new Nike Football kits which were unveiled on Tuesday when they take on Japan on Thursday at the Rio 2016 Olympics, Complete Sports Nigeria reports. The …

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Again, Nigerian Scores Against Nigeria In Lagos

As it happened in 1978 in Lagos during a crucial World Cup qualifier against Tunisia, when the Green Eagles defender, Godwin Odiye, scored an own goal to deny Nigeria qualification for the Mundial hosted by Argentina, Flying Eagles striker, Victor …

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CAF Announces New AFCON Sponsor

The Confederation of African Football has announced Total as the official sponsor of African football for the next eight years, Goal reports. The multi-national oil company that has operations in over 40 African countries will replace telecommunications company Orange as the Afcon title sponsors, the women’s …

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VIDEO: Osimhen Scores World Class Goal In Training

Victor Osimhen is best known for his attacking prowess, but in a recent training session for Nigeria U20 team, the Wolfsburg man showed goal scoring skills to match the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The 17-year-old, who is …

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Former PSG Boss Takes Nigeria Job

Nigeria have announced that Paul Le Guen has been appointed as the new technical advisor of the first team, Goal reports. The former Lyon boss will work alongside Salisu Yusuf, who will take the title of ‘chief coach’, after the Nigerian …

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Ahmed Musa – Why I Joined Leicester City

Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa has revealed why he joined Leicester City after his move to the Premier League champions was announced on Friday. Musa, who joined Leicester from CSKA Moscow for a club record £15m, told Foxes Player HD:   …

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Flying Eagles Thrash Suleja Side 8-0, Off To Sudan

Nigeria’s U-20 squad, the Flying Eagles, will depart the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja aboard an Ethiopian Airways plane on Wednesday on their way to Khartoum for a 2017 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations qualifying match against their Sudanese counterparts, the …

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Omeruo Joins Besiktas On Loan From Chelsea

Nigeria defender Kenneth Omeruo has joined Turkish champions Besiktas on a season-long loan deal from Chelsea, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The 22-year-old who was initially expected to report to Chelsea for pre-season next week but will now join up with the Istanbul …

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Nigeria’s U-23 Team Win AFCON Cup

Nigeria’s Under 23 players tagged Dream Team VI today emerged winners of the Confederation of African football (CAF) Under-23 African Cup of Nations (AFCON). Oghenekaro Etebo scored two goals during the match which was played against Algeria‎.

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Ivory Coast Emerges AFCON Champions

Ivory Coast emerged the new African champions on Sunday night after they defeated the Black Stars of Ghana in the final match of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. They won the match played in Bata, Equatorial Guinea 9-8 on …

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Nigeria Fail To Qualify For AFCON 2015 Cup

If you’re a Nigerian and you didn’t feel like crying after this evening’s match between the Super Eagles and South Africa’s Bafana Bafana then you do not have a heart. This is such a sad and shameful time for Nigerian …

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