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Tijani Babangida assumes duty as Oliseh’s SA

Tijani Babangida

Tijani Babangida, a former Super Eagles player, on Thursday in Abuja assumed duty as a Special Adviser on Technical Matters to Super Eagles’ Head Coach Sunday Oliseh. NAN reports that Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) had last week announced Babangida as an adviser to Oliseh, with whom he has a long-standing relationship. Babangida who was at […]

El-Kanemi Appoints Emeteole As Yusuf’s Successor

Kelechi Emetiole

The management of El-Kanemi Warriors Football Club of Maiduguri on Thursday said it has appointed former Green Eagles defender Kelechi Emeteole as its new Technical Adviser. The club’s Secretary, Tahiru Bala, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Emeteole would fill the vacuum created by the exit of new Super Eagles’ Assistant Coach, Salisu Yusuf. […]

Fans Call For Annual Remembrance Of Okwaraji

Late Samuel Okwaraji

Twenty-six years after the sudden death of ex-international, Samuel Okwaraji, sport enthusiasts on Tuesday urged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to institute an annual programme in his remembrance. They told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews that the late player should be properly immortalised. NAN reports that Okwaraji slumped in the 77th […]

All Africa Games: Nigeria Calls 35 Super Falcons To Camp

Super Falcons during a training session

Interim Coach Chris Danjuma has invited to camp a total of 35 players in preparation for the Women’s Football Tournament of next month’s 11th All-Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo. Onome Ebi, Francisca Ordega, Halimat Ayinde, Esther Sunday and Josephine Chukwunonye – who all missed Sunday’s defeat in Equatorial Guinea which meant ouster from the 2016 […]

Oliseh Calls 23 Home-Boys For Tanzania

Sunday Oliseh, newly appointed Super Eagles coach

Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Sunday Oliseh, has invited 23 home –based professionals who will kick –start preparations for next month’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier away to Tanzania. At the head of the pack is Warri Wolves’ forward Gbolahan Salami, who scored one of the goals when the Eagles opened the race with a […]

Nigeria Gain Four Places In FIFA Ranking

Super Eagles

Taiwo Adelu Nigeria, this month, gained four places in the latest FIFA rankings, moving from number 57 in July’s rating to 53rd in August’s ranking. According to the rankings released early Thursday by the world football governing body, FIFA, the Super Eagles are still 10th on Africa’s ranking with Algeria (19th in the world) still […]

Players’ Selection: Nigerians Task Oliseh To Consult Ex-Eagles

Sunday Oliseh, newly appointed Super Eagles coach

Taiwo Adelu Soccer loving Nigerians have counselled the newly appointed Chief Coach of the Super Eagles, Sunday Oliseh, to seek the advice of former Nigerian internationals in the selection of his team. Oliseh took to his facebook page early Tuesday asking Nigerians to advice him whether he should seek the counsel of the past Nigerian […]

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