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FIFA Rankings: Nigeria starts year at 50th position

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are starting the year as the 50th placed team in the FIFA World Rankings. According to the rankings table on the website of the world football governing body on Thursday, Nigeria broke into the first 50 by displacing Burkina Faso who went down by three spots. The Super Eagles are able to […]

FIFA Rankings: Nigeria ends 2016 as 51st

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are ending 2016 on FIFA’s world ranking in the 51st position. The ranking table on the website of the world football governing body on Thursday indicated that Nigeria dropped by one spot compared to where it was last month. Nigeria still has 616 points, equal to the last ranking when it was […]

Russia 2018: Super Eagles win excites Nigerians in S/Africa

Nigerians living in South Africa have commended the Super Eagles for beating Algeria, 3-1, in a group B 2018 World Cup qualifying match. The match was played at the Godswill Akpabio stadium, Uyo on Saturday. The President of Nigeria Union, South Africa, Ikechukwu Anyene, said on telephone that the win had brightened the chances of […]

President Buhari congratulates victorious Super Eagles

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles for outstanding 3-1 victory over Desert Foxes of Algeria in the African qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The President, in a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday, joined millions of football loving fans in the country in celebrating the very-much improved national team for […]

Super Eagles on rampage, trash Algeria 3-1

Two goals from Chelsea sensation, Victor Moses and another goal from Mikel Obi gave Nigeria’s national team, the Super Eagles 3-1 victory against Algeria in 2018 World Cup qualifying match in Uyo, Nigeria. The result ensured that Nigeria maintain a perfect start in the qualifiers and stands top in Group B with maximum six points […]

Ighalo, Onazi, others storm Eagles’ camp

Watford’s Odion Ighalo and Trabzonspor’s Ogenyi Onazi reported at the Super Eagles camp in Abuja Monday night. Patrick Pascal, the Team’s Coordinator, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone on Monday night, said that 11 players had so far arrived camp. “Ighalo and Onazi joined other stars like Kenneth Omeruo, Ikechukwu […]

Coach Gernot Rohr pledges to build formidable team

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, says his priority is to build a formidable team and qualify for the 2018 World Cup scheduled for Russia. Rohr made the assertion at a post match briefing after Nigeria beat Tanzania, 1-0 in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match at the Godswill Akpabio stadium, Uyo, on Saturday. Rohr […]



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