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Gara-Gombe to NFF: Let Oliseh go now

Sunday Oliseh and NFF President, Amaju Pinnick

Taiwo Adelu A seasoned football adminstrator, Ahmed Shuaibu Gara-Gombe, has strongly advised Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, to relieve Chief Coach of the Super Eagles, Sunday Oliseh of his job now before it is too late. Gara-Gombe, former chairman of Gombe State Football Association, said with the way Oliseh is going about his job and most […]

Nigeria’s Super Eagles gain 3 steps on FIFA rankings

Super Eagles in new NIKE kit

Taiwo Adelu Despite early exit from the Rwanda 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN), Nigeria gained three steps up the ladder in the latest world football rankings released by FIFA early Thursday. Nigeria, who remained static going into the New Year from December, 2015 to January this year on number 66, rose to number 63 in […]

Ezeugo rules out Nigeria from AFCON 2017

Emeka Ezeugo

Taiwo Adelu Former Nigerian international, Emeka Ezeugo, has declared that the Super Eagles should forget their qualification for Gabon 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Nigeria are in Group G of the qualifying series alongside Egypt, Tanzania and Chad with the Pharaohs of Egypt leading the group with six points, while Eagles are having four points. […]

Oliseh reveals sorry state of Super Eagles in CHAN

Sunday Oliseh

Taiwo Adelu Chief Coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Sunday Oliseh, has revealed the sorry condition under which the home-based team prosecuted the ongoing Rwanda 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) where they crashed out in the first round. Nigeria, who won bronze medal in the tournament in the last edition held in South Africa, crashed out […]

Ahead Guinea Tie: Super Eagles leave for Rubavu Sunday

Home Eagles receiving pep talk from their coaches during a training session

Taiwo Adelu Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles are getting set for their third Group C match of the ongoing Rwanda 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) against Guinea as they depart Kigali on Sunday to the venue of the match in Rubavu, one of the cities in Rwanda. The Home Eagles and their coaches played their first […]

Super Eagles draw against Tunisia not bad result, says Etim Esim

FILE PHOTO: Super Eagles players celebrate with coach Sunday Oliseh

Etim Esim, an ex-international on Saturday said that the home-based Super Eagles 1-1 draw against Tunisia was not a bad result for the country. Etim who spoke to NAN on telephone in Lagos, said that there was room for improvement in their next match against Guinea. “The Tunisian team is a strong side; they have […]

FIFA Ranking: Super Eagles retain 66th position

Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh

Nigeria’s Super Eagles begin 2016 still as world’s 66th, as FIFA’s latest ranking of nations remains what it was in December last year. In the latest ranking released by FIFA early on Thursday, Nigeria also remain static on the African continent, at number 14. The Elephants of Ivory Coast are still the number one team […]

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