Akwa Ibom promise hitch-free and fun-filled Confederation Cup final experience
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Akwa Ibom promise hitch-free and fun-filled Confederation Cup final experience

Organisers are applying final touches in some areas in Uyo ahead of Friday’s long-awaited final of Africa’s second-biggest club competition, the CAF Confederation Cup. The showdown between South…

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India 2022: Flamingos determined to beat Ethiopia away from home
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India 2022: Flamingos determined to beat Ethiopia away from home

Nigeria’s U17 girls are pumped up to do the hard work away from home by scoring as many goals as possible against hosts Ethiopia when both teams clash…

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‘Get used to it’ – women’s football is the future, says Barca’s Oshoala
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‘Get used to it’ – women’s football is the future, says Barca’s Oshoala

Female football is the future, Barcelona’s four times African footballer of the year Asisat Oshoala told Reuters as her side look to cap a dream year by beating…

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Flying Eagles seek Squirrels’ cap to add regional glory to continental ticket
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Flying Eagles seek Squirrels’ cap to add regional glory to continental ticket

Nigeria and neighbours Benin Republic, both already qualified for the 17th Africa U20 Cup of Nations Egypt 2023, will slug it out on Friday to determine which of the…

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Nigeria to face neighbours, Benin in WAFU B U20 final…pick Egypt 2023 ticket
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Nigeria to face neighbours, Benin in WAFU B U20 final…pick Egypt 2023 ticket

 Nigeria’s Flying Eagles who beat Cote d’Ivoire 2-1 in a nerve-wrecking semi-final match will face western neigbours Benin in the final match on Friday.   Benin also beat…

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As Nigerian trio seek Europa title with Rangers, Eintracht coach says they ‘are a mix of West Ham and Barcelona
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As Nigerian trio seek Europa title with Rangers, Eintracht coach says they ‘are a mix of West Ham and Barcelona

Eintracht Frankfurt coach Oliver Glasner praised the playing style of their Europa League final opponents Rangers, likening them to the German side’s previous conquests Barcelona and West Ham…

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Nigeria’s trio looking to make history in Europa League as Rangers confront Eintracht Frankfurt
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Nigeria’s trio looking to make history in Europa League as Rangers confront Eintracht Frankfurt

Rangers stand on the brink of glory in the Europa League, and five Africans are looking to create history with the Scottish giants. Defenders Calvin Bassey and Leon…

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Remo Stars emerge winner of MTN/NPFL/La Liga U-15 Tournament
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Remo Stars emerge winner of MTN/NPFL/La Liga U-15 Tournament

Remo Stars of Ikenne is fast emerging as the model football club in Nigeria as the youth side of the outfit emerged the winners of the MTN/NPL/La Liga…

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Waldrum calls Ebi, Oshoala, Ordega, 29 others to Women AFCON camp in Morocco
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Waldrum calls Ebi, Oshoala, Ordega, 29 others to Women AFCON camp in Morocco

Head Coach of Nigeria’s women national team, Randy Waldrum has invited 32 players to the camp of the Super Falcons as the Cup holders get set for a…

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Confederation Cup Final: Nigeria’s Olisa Ndah on parade as Orlando Pirates confront RS Berkane in Uyo
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Confederation Cup Final: Nigeria’s Olisa Ndah on parade as Orlando Pirates confront RS Berkane in Uyo

Nigeria international defender Olisa Ndah will be on parade when Orlando Pirates of South Africa take on RS Berkane of Morocco in the final of this year’s CAF…

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India 2022: Flamingos off to Addis Ababa on Wednesday
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India 2022: Flamingos off to Addis Ababa on Wednesday

Head Coach Bankole Olowookere has picked 22 players for Friday’s FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup qualification final round, first leg match between Nigeria and Ethiopia in Addis Ababa.…

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Flying Eagles seek Egypt 2023 ticket against recurring nemesis, Cote d’Ivoire
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Flying Eagles seek Egypt 2023 ticket against recurring nemesis, Cote d’Ivoire

Nigeria’s Under 20 sides, the Flying Eagles will be attempting to halt a chain of eliminations by Cote d’Ivoire when they face their fellow West African sides ar…

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CAF alters Nigeria’s Afcon 2023 qualifiers fixtures
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CAF alters Nigeria’s Afcon 2023 qualifiers fixtures

Super Eagles of Nigeria will now face Mauritius and not Sao Tomé and Príncipe when the group stage of the 2023 qualifiers for the Africa Cup of Nations…

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Breaking! After nearly, five months wait, NFF finally confirms José Peseiro Super Eagles’ coach
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Breaking! After nearly, five months wait, NFF finally confirms José Peseiro Super Eagles’ coach

After the five-month doldrums that followed his first announcement as Super Eagles’ head coach, the Nigeria Football Federation on Sunday confirmed the appointment of  José Santos Peseiro as the…

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India 2022: Namibian officials to take charge of Ethiopia, Nigeria clash
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India 2022: Namibian officials to take charge of Ethiopia, Nigeria clash

The Confederation of African Football has appointed Namibian official Antsino Twanyanyukwa as the referee for next week’s FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup final qualifying round first leg match…

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Injured Abdullahi recovers in hospital, out of WAFU B Championship
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Injured Abdullahi recovers in hospital, out of WAFU B Championship

Flying Eagles’ forward Ahmed Abdullahi has recovered and is recuperating in hospital following a scary incident during the Nigeria, Burkina Faso game at the WAFU B Championship in…

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Nigerian player Iyikwobe banned worldwide for two years
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Nigerian player Iyikwobe banned worldwide for two years

A football player of Nigerian origin, Christopher Chizoba Iyikwobe has been slammed a two-year worldwide ban from the game after a request by the Bangladesh Football Federation for…

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Just how good is the 33-year old Nigerian professional league?
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Just how good is the 33-year old Nigerian professional league?

BY KUNLE SOLAJA The rating of the Nigerian League with the rest of the world, especially on the African continent, will always be a contentious issue. It is…

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NPFL is 33, but 2022 marks 50 years of national league football in Nigeria 
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NPFL is 33, but 2022 marks 50 years of national league football in Nigeria 

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Professional football league may be 33 years old in Nigeria, but the history of a national league in the country dates back to 50 years,…

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NPFL at 33:  What a league of one-season hot shots
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NPFL at 33:  What a league of one-season hot shots

BY KUNLE SOLAJA One of the obvious observations in the Nigerian professional league which clocks 33 years today is the lack of consistent scorers. In the 33 years of…

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How Nigeria adopted professional football 
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How Nigeria adopted professional football 

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Nigeria’s path to a professional football league was formally paved at a  meeting in Lagos on 27 April 1984. Sports Village Square recalls that a body that…

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