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ROHR CALLS DEBUTANT DESSERS AND EHIZIBUE AS MUSA, EKONG, OMERUO, 19 OTHERS MAKES LIST FOR LEONE STARS

ROHR CALLS DEBUTANT DESSERS AND EHIZIBUE AS MUSA, EKONG, OMERUO, 19 OTHERS MAKES LIST FOR LEONE STARS

Technical Adviser Gernor Rohr has listed team captain Ahmed Musa, vice captain William Ekong and veteran defender Kenneth Omeruo in his 24-man Super Eagles’ roster for the quick-double 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone this month.


Nigeria: NPFL, Laliga Introduce U-12 Tourney for Nigerian Clubs


A tournament for players under 12 years is to be added to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) and Spanish League (LaLiga) collaboration for youth football development on the auspices of NPFL/LaLiga U-15 Promises Tournament.

CAF Ranks Enyimba Best In Nigeria, 18th In Africa

Enyimba of Aba have been ranked 18th best in the African continent and best in the Nigerian domestic scene, Completesports.com reports.

Nationwide League One players will have insurance coverage in 2018/2019 season — Board

A Director in the board, Ebere Amaraizu, told NAN in Enugu on Friday that the players’ insurance cover would take care of incidental injuries in the field of play during the league.

I Need Another Mandate to Make Nigeria Football Self-reliant

The four-year tenure of the Amaju Pinnick-led board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) elected on September 30, 2014 in Warri, Delta State will run to a close next week. Already, fresh elections have...

Rohr signs contract extension, advises humility

The Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday signed a two –year contract extension with Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr.

AITEO Cup first round draw set to hold on Friday

The draw for the first round matches of this year’s AITEO Cup competition will hold in Lagos on Friday

PUMA Partners NPFL Side ABS FC , Potential of raising Nations football Says Saraki

Chairman of ABS FC of Ilorin, Seni Saraki, has said that the five-year partnership deal between PUMA, the global sports lifestyle brand and his club, has the potential of raising the profile of the...

Spainish La Liga taps into Nigerian football talent

Spain’s La Liga has announced a partnership with Nigerian stakeholders to start a high-performance academy to help develop grassroots football in the African country. La Liga and Legacy Sports, which owns the rights to...

Baxter Announces 25-Man Bafana Squad forNigeria Match

Head Coach, Stuart Baxter, announced his official 25-man squad to face Nigeria on June 10 with the likes of Bongani Zungu and Tokelo Rantie making their way back into the national team

More Than 100 Rusted or Defective Rio Olympics Medals Returned

Over 100 medals won during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro have been returned to the Brazilian Mint because of rusting and the development of black spots

NPFL Week 20 : Pletaeu Stay Top as MFM Draw, Ifeanyi Ubah Trash 3SC in Ibadan

NPFL resumed in style as 18 goals were scored in the round and three team won away from home while  five team won at Home and 2 draw was what was played out in...

CAF CC : RIVERS UTD WILL NOT LOSE OPENING FIXTURE AGAINST CLUB AFRICAIN – STANLEY EGUMA

Head Coach of Nigerian surviving  representative in CAF competition group stages , Rivers United, Stanley Eguma is

Nosa Igiebor : I Will Play For Super Eagles

Nigerian international midfielder Nosa Igiebor has refuted claims that he has quit international football

Koeman : It’s my dream to coach Barcelona

Ronald Koeman admits he has a lifelong ambition to become head coach of Barcelona. The Everton boss is one of the names to have been linked with Camp Nou following the news that Luis...

Man United a must Win match for Arsenal – Wenger

Trying to grab a spot in the top four is more important than the rivalry with Manchester United, according to Arsenal’s Arsene Wenger.

Wikki Tourists sack Baba Ganaru

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side Wikki Tourists have parted ways with their technical adviser, Mohammed Baba Ganaru. The former Kano Pillars handler was given his sacking letter on Friday by the Bauchi Elephants’...

Nnewi United Owner Chukwuma Sacks Management Team Over Poor Run

Following a string of poor results in the Southern Conference of the Nigeria National League, the owner of Nnewi United, Chief Gabriel Chukwuma has relieved some officials of the club their duties, Completesportsnigeria.com has...

NPFL Week 10 : FC Ifeanyi Ubah beats Plateau United 1-0 , MFM beat champions Rangers

FC IfeanyiUbah yesterday inflicted the second defeat of the season on leaders Plateau United, as the Jos-based soccer lords crashed 0-1 to the hosts in their Week 10 clash in Nnewi.

Nigeria: CAF Presidency – Nigeria Backs Ahmad Ahmad

Nigeria’s Football Federation is backing a challenge to the long-serving President of the Confederation of African Football, Issa Hayatou.

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