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AFCON 2019: Reactions Trail Nigeria’s Defeat of South Africa

AFCON 2019: Reactions Trail Nigeria’s Defeat of South Africa

Reactions have continued to trail the quarter-final encounter between Nigeria and South Africa in which Nigeria’s Super Eagles defeated South Africa’s Bafana Bafana 2 – 1 to move to the semi-final of the ongoing African Cup of Nations 2019 that took place on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Cairo International Stadium in Egypt. Here are

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Former NFF Secretary-General, Taiwo Ogunjobi Is Dead

A former Shooting Stars, Super Eagles and Secretary General of the Nigeria Football federation, NFF, Taiwo Ogunjobi has passed away. The football administrator passed on after failing to recover from an undisclosed illness. As a footballer, Ogunjobi was a key member of the WNDC (now Shooting Stars Sports Club), and due to his brilliance on

Russia 2018: What Nigeria Owes The World 

To be sure qualifying for the most important football event in the world is a big deal. After all only 32 countries get to participate in fun-filled and skill driven reverie of the World Cup out of hundreds of nations that started the race. Therefore the Euphoria that greeted the qualification of Nigeria for its

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Nigeria, Cameroon Move Up FIFA Rankings

Nigeria, Cameroon Move Up FIFA Rankings Nigerian Super Eagles of have climbed once again in the monthly FIFA world rankings. In the latest rankings released on Thursday by the world football governing body, the Super Eagles moved up one notch to 38th position in the world and sixth in Africa. released on Thursday by the world

Why Supporters’ Club Must Close Ranks

A couple of weeks back, Rauf Ladipo, the president-general of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club, appeared on Kadaria Ahmed’s Straight Talk programme on Channels TV. Among other things, Ladipo responded to allegations of financial impropriety levelled against the leadership of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club which he heads, by some members of the club. Like

Nigeria Drops in Latest FIFA Ranking

The Super Eagles of Nigeria has dropped four places in the FIFA ranking for the month of April. According to the ranking released on Thursday, Nigeria dropped from 41st position to 45th position as a result of a run of poor form. A total of 135 Grade A international games, including 2018 World Cup qualifiers

Former Super Eagles Keeper Is Dead

Wilfred Agbonavbare, former Super Eagles goalkeeper has died. He died on Tuesday morning in Spain after a prolong battle with cancer. Agbonavbare, who was a member of the Nigerian U-21 delegation that played the World Youth Championships in Mexico in 1983; 1984 AFCON silver medalist and 1994 AFCON gold medalist, played for Rayo Vallecano, a

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