‘FROM SWEDEN TO SWEDEN’ HIGHLIGHTS TARIBO WEST’S SUPER EAGLES’ CAREER
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‘FROM SWEDEN TO SWEDEN’ HIGHLIGHTS TARIBO WEST’S SUPER EAGLES’ CAREER

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Sweden will be a recurring decimal when the saga of Nigeria’s former hard-tackling defender, Taribo West is written. He began his Super Eagles career with…

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RASHIDI YEKINI WAS THE ULTIMATE GOAL-KING, SAYS MUTIU ADEPOJU
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RASHIDI YEKINI WAS THE ULTIMATE GOAL-KING, SAYS MUTIU ADEPOJU

Former Super Eagles utility player and ex-Real Madrid star, Mutiu Adepoju, on Monday paid an emotional tribute to former national teammate, Rasheed Yekini who died eight years ago.…

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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTRY LOCKS NATIONAL STADIUM IN LAGOS
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NIGERIA SPORTS MINISTRY LOCKS NATIONAL STADIUM IN LAGOS

The quest of most users of the National stadium in Lagos to return to their usual activities met a brick wall as the old edify remained closed on…

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AMAZING! NWANKWO KANU IN SWEDISH CONNECTION
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AMAZING! NWANKWO KANU IN SWEDISH CONNECTION

BY KUNLE SOLAJA It is 26 years today (5 May) that African football legend, Nwankwo Kanu made his debut for the Super Eagles. It was in a 1994…

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‘GOALS FATHER’, RASHIDI YEKINI: EIGHT YEARS AFTER
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‘GOALS FATHER’, RASHIDI YEKINI: EIGHT YEARS AFTER

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. It is eight years today since Nigeria’s all-time top scorer, Rashidi Yekini breathe his last. The tall and bulky striker died in Ibadan where he…

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FLASHBACK: VINCENT ENYEAMA ON TRAGIC DAY DEBUT FOR SUPER EAGLES
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FLASHBACK: VINCENT ENYEAMA ON TRAGIC DAY DEBUT FOR SUPER EAGLES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Even five years after his international retirement, Vincent Enyeama still holds the record of 101 caps in Nigeria’s Super Eagles. His last match was the…

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WESTERHOF IS A FAN OF MOURINHO
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WESTERHOF IS A FAN OF MOURINHO

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. When Clemens Westerhof came to Nigeria six years ago with a television crew from the Netherlands to do some shootings at the Honda ground in…

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CAF CELEBRATES KESHI AND EL GOHARY
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CAF CELEBRATES KESHI AND EL GOHARY

CAF’s online publication on Sunday celebrated Nigeria’s Stephen Keshi and Egypt’s Mahmoud El Gohary, two continental legends who in the history of the Africa Cup of Nations, were…

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A CABAL WORKED AGAINST MY RETURN TO SUPER EAGLES, SAYS WESTERHOF
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A CABAL WORKED AGAINST MY RETURN TO SUPER EAGLES, SAYS WESTERHOF

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. It is no secret that it was in Nigeria that Clemens Westerhof had the best of his career as a coach, even though he had…

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LEAVING NIGERIA WAS MY BIGGEST MISTAKE SAYS WESTERHOF
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LEAVING NIGERIA WAS MY BIGGEST MISTAKE SAYS WESTERHOF

BY KUNLE SOLAJA The architect of the famed golden era of the Super Eagles, Clemens Westerhof, last six years ago made a sensational visit to Nigeria and hours…

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CLEMENS WESTERHOF AND PETER RUFAI MEND FENCES
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CLEMENS WESTERHOF AND PETER RUFAI MEND FENCES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Former Nigeria goalkeeper, Peter Rufai was not in the good books of Coach Clemens Westerhof who this Sunday, 3 May 2020 clocks 80. Nigeria needed…

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PLAYERS’ MUTINY GREETED WESTERHOF’S DEBUT WITH SUPER EAGLES
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PLAYERS’ MUTINY GREETED WESTERHOF’S DEBUT WITH SUPER EAGLES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. There was a rebellion in camp on the day Clemens Westerhof was to take the Super Eagles out for the first time. That was on…

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EX-SUPER EAGLES’ MANAGER, CLEMENS WESTERHOF CLOCKS 80
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EX-SUPER EAGLES’ MANAGER, CLEMENS WESTERHOF CLOCKS 80

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Super Eagles’ most successful coach, Clemens Westerhof is 80 years old today 3 May 2020.  He is easily the most successful of all the 38…

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WESTERHOF AND PETER RUFAI MEND FENCES
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WESTERHOF AND PETER RUFAI MEND FENCES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Former Nigeria goalkeeper, Peter Rufai was not in the good books of Coach Clemens Westerhof who this Sunday, 3 May 2020 clocks 80. Nigeria needed…

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£75M TRANSFER OFFER PLACED ON VICTOR OSIMHEN
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£75M TRANSFER OFFER PLACED ON VICTOR OSIMHEN

Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen has become the proverbial beautiful bride as a huge huge ‘£75million offer has been tabled for him. Daily Mail of the UK has reported that…

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FLASHBACK: SIASIA’S BIG MISS AS AUSTIN OKOCHA DEBUTS FOR SUPER EAGLES
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FLASHBACK: SIASIA’S BIG MISS AS AUSTIN OKOCHA DEBUTS FOR SUPER EAGLES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA It is 27 years today that maverick midfielder, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha made his Super Eagles’ debut. It was in a 2 March 1993 World…

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INTER MILAN WANT VICTOR MOSES FOR KEEPS!
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INTER MILAN WANT VICTOR MOSES FOR KEEPS!

Nigeria’s Victor Moses who is in the midst of his fifth loan spell in six years may find a permanent abode in Milan. According to Daily Mail of…

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ROHR: ‘I ACCEPT WAGE CUT TO CONTINUE WITH SUPER EAGLES BECAUSE MY MISSION IN NIGERIA IS NOT FINISHED YET’
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ROHR: ‘I ACCEPT WAGE CUT TO CONTINUE WITH SUPER EAGLES BECAUSE MY MISSION IN NIGERIA IS NOT FINISHED YET’

All seems well in the Super Eagles as reports from American basic cable sports channel, ESPN has it that Gernot Rohr, the team’s coach will take a pay…

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NIGERIA’S 1ST CHOICE GOALKEEPER, UZOHO BLASTS CRITICS OF HIS AGE DECLARATION
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NIGERIA’S 1ST CHOICE GOALKEEPER, UZOHO BLASTS CRITICS OF HIS AGE DECLARATION

Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper to the last World Cup finals in Russia, Francis Uzoho, has slammed critics who have been skeptical of his young age with the…

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THIS IS MY STORY: TUNDE ADELAKUN REACTS TO COMMENTS ON  SUPER EAGLES PLAYERS’ SELECTION
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THIS IS MY STORY: TUNDE ADELAKUN REACTS TO COMMENTS ON SUPER EAGLES PLAYERS’ SELECTION

Backroom staff member of the Super Eagles, Ayotunde Adelakun has reacted to the commentary ran on Sports Village Square on Wednesday 29 April regarding the selection of players…

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HOW DID THE SUPER EAGLES SINK TO THIS LEVEL?
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HOW DID THE SUPER EAGLES SINK TO THIS LEVEL?

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. The Guardian on Tuesday (April 28) published a story in which one of the backroom staff of Super Eagles’ coach, Gernot Rohr, Tunde Adelakun reportedly…

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