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Sadiq Umar: Bologna My Big Chance To Shine


Nigeria U-23s striker Sadiq Umar believes his season-long loan move to Serie A side Bologna from Roma is a ‘big chance’ for him to prove himself in the division, Complete Sports Nigeria reports. The 19- year-old, who scored four goals ...

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Mikel, Moses Join David Luiz In Chelsea Training


Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has rejoined Chelsea in training for the first time since the Rio 2016 Olympics ahead of Sunday’s English Premier League clash against Swansea at the Liberty stadium, reports. Mikel, who captained the Olympic Eagles ...

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Troost-Ekong Focuses On Bronze After Germany Defeat


Nigeria U-23s defender, William Troost-Ekong, has stated that they will do everything possible to pick the bronze medal in Saturday’s third place match against Honduras, Complete Sports Nigeria reports. The U-23 Eagles lost 2-0 to Germany in the semi-final on Wednesday. Reacting to ...

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Etebo Injured As Olympic Eagles Fall To Colombia


Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles lost their first match at Rio 2016 on Wednesday night/Thursday morning to Colombia but still topped Group B with six points, Complete Sports Nigeria reports. The Nigerians will also be sweating over the fitness of main man ...

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Mikel: Olympic Eagles One Step Closer To Gold


Super Eagles skipper Mikel Obi believes the Nigeria U-23s are a step closer to clinching another gold medal after sealing a quarter-final berth at the 2016 Rio Olympics football event, reports. The Chelsea star who starred for the Olympic ...

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Siasia: How My Tired Boys Defeated Japan


Head Coach of Nigeria U-23 Eagles, Samson Siasia, has said that his players’ unflinching fighting spirit contributed to Nigeria’s  5-4 win against Japan in their first Group B match of the 2016 Olympics early Friday Morning (Nigerian time), Complete Sports Nigeria reports. Siasia and his ...

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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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Liverpool Order Awoniyi Out Of U-23 Camp


Taiwo Awoniyi has confirmed that he will not be spending the 2016-2017 campaign at Liverpool, and has departed the Nigeria U-23s get-together in Atlanta to seal a loan move to an unnamed European club. With the departure of the Imperial ...

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Iwobi Eager To Become Better Arsenal Player


Arsenal’s Nigerian forward, Alex Iwobi is hoping to surpass his first season achievements with the Gunners in the coming English Premier League season, Complete Sports Nigeria  reports. The Nigerian international  scored two goals and provided two assists in 13 games for ...

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Mikel Obi Joins Nigeria’s Dream Team Training Camp


Nigeria and Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi finally joined the Nigeria Olympic football team training camp in Atlanta, Georgia on Monday, the Nigeria Football Federation confirmed. The Federation through their Twitter handle wrote on Monday, “John Mikel Obi joins Olympic Squad in the ...

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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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