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Ex-Nigerian Footballers Hold Convention In US

Godwin Odiye trains some American kids on the rudiments of football

Taiwo Adelu The Nigerian Ex-International Footballers Association, NEIFA, will hold its inaugural convention on Saturday 19 July in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Spokesman of the association, former Super Eagles’ midfielder, Paul Okoku, said the mini-convention will afford the delegates the opportunity to fashion out ways through which they can help shape the future of Nigerian […]

FIFA Ranking: Eagles Soar 10 Places Higher

•Nigeria's Super Eagles ready for one of their matches at the recently concluded Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup. Photo: AFP

Adebobola Alawode  It appears the second round berth that the Super Eagles of Nigeria achieved at the just concluded FIFA World Cup in Brazil is currently yielding positive results as they soared ten places up with 664 points from their last 44th position in June to 34th position in the July Monthly FIFA-Coca Cola World […]

Fear Of Ban: NFF Stops Committees’ Inauguration

•Amadu, NFF's scribe

World football governing body FIFA on Monday stopped the inauguration of two strategic committees purportedly set up as the country now awaits a ban following government’s direct interference in the running of football. The inauguration of the electoral and appeal committees purportedly set up by an “NFF congress” on Saturday was stopped by FIFA. The […]

‘Mikel Does Not Deserve Eagles’ No. 10 Jersey’

•Mikel

Former Nigeria star Etim Esin has disclosed that Super Eagles midfielder John Obi Mikel is not worthy of putting on the is not worthy wearing Nigeria’s number 10 jersey following his below par outing at the ongoing 2014 Fifa World Cup. Esin who wore the country’s national team respected jersey number between 1988 and 1992 […]

Crisis Rocks NFF Over Maigari’s Sack

•Embattled NFF boss,  Aminu Maigari

Adebobola Alawode & Sunday Akintoye This definitely is not the best of time for Nigerian football following the ouster of the Super Eagles from the ongoing World Cup in Brazil and the sacking of the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Aminu Maigari, Thursday by a High Court in Jos, Plateau State. Minister of […]

Ladipo wants Keshi to shun offers abroad

•Keshi, Eagles coach

President of the Nigeria Football Supporters club, Rafiu Ladipo has pleaded with Super Eagle chief coach, Stephen Keshi to shun the several offers coming his way and remain with Nigeria. In a chat with 2muchsports.com, Ladipo stated that he was aware of the fact that Keshi is now a hot cake sought after by several […]

Nigeria Versus France: Lloris Predicts Penalties

•France’s keeper, Hugo Lloris (left) and Nigeria’s goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama

France goalkeeper, Hugo Lloris reckons Monday’s round of 16 game between the Super Eagles and Les Blues could go down to the wire. Les Blues have been in fearsome form in the tournament and are undefeated after their first three group games. They are firm favourites against the African champions but Lloris believes things could […]

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