Thursday, July 11, 2019

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    ‘We’ll give you $75K for every goal you score now’ — Dangote, Otedola  to rain dollars on Eagles

‘We’ll give you $75K for every goal you score now’ — Dangote, Otedola to rain dollars on Eagles

Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola, Nigerian billionaires, have promised the Super Eagles $75,000 for every goal scored in their remaining games at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations.Dangote has promised $50,000 per goal, while Otedola pledged the sum of $25,000 for each goal scored by the Eagles.Earlier in the group stage of the 2019 AFCON, Aiteo group, one of the [...]

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    FIFA U-17 World Cup: Nigeria draws Australia, Ecuador

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Nigeria draws Australia, Ecuador

The Golden Eaglets have been drawn in an "easy" group B, alongside Hungary, Ecuador and Australia for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup.The draws was held at the Federation of International Footbal Association (FIFA) headquarters in Zurich on Thursday.The five-time world champions will be making a return after missing the 2017 edition held in India.The Continent's champion, Cameroon will face [...]

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    Chukwueze, Ekong fly Super Eagles to AFCON semifinals

Chukwueze, Ekong fly Super Eagles to AFCON semifinals

Nigeria qualified for the semi-finals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-1 win over South Africa at Cairo International Stadium on Wednesday night.The match got underway at 8pm Nigerian time.The Super Eagles eliminated a big fish after defeating defending champions Cameroon in an entertaining five-goal thriller.Bafana Bafana were looking to knock out another African heavyweight when they [...]

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    PREVIEW: From ‘best loser’ to host killer — will South Africa be too super for Eagles?

PREVIEW: From ‘best loser’ to host killer — will South Africa be too super for Eagles?

Nigeria aims to book a place in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals when they come up against South Africa on Wednesday night.The Super Eagles prevailed 3-2 over Cameroon in the second round. However, the Eagles were second best, for most of that game, and will need to improve to book a semi-final spot.South Africa may have picked their [...]

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    Tanzania terminate Emmanuel Amuneke’s contract

Tanzania terminate Emmanuel Amuneke’s contract

Emmanuel Amuneke, Nigerian former footballer, has been relieved of his job as the head coach of Tanzania national team by mutual consent.The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) confirmed this in a statement on their official website on Monday.The termination of the contract of the former Super Eagles player came on the heels of the East African ouster from the group stage [...]

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    USA beat Netherlands to claim fourth FIFA women’s World Cup

USA beat Netherlands to claim fourth FIFA women’s World Cup

United States of America women national team defeated Netherlands 2-0 to win their fourth FIFA Women's World Cup trophy at the State de Lyon, France.The US team, which defeated Japan 1-0 in Canada four years ago, claimed the 2019 edition on Sunday in a back-to-back win.Megan Rapinoe scored her sixth goal of the tournament -- sending van Veenendaal the wrong way [...]

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    Eagles tame Indomitable Lions to reach AFCON quarter finals

Eagles tame Indomitable Lions to reach AFCON quarter finals

The Super Eagles won the round of 16 match against Cameroon to qualify for the quarter-finals of the 2019 African Cup of Nations match holding in Egypt.Nigeria won the match, scoring three goals against Cameroon's two.Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles coach, restored the team that pipped Guinea after the horrific loss to Madagascar in the final group B game.His decision appeared [...]

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    Nigeria Vs Cameroon: Five things to know ahead of the crucial tie

Nigeria Vs Cameroon: Five things to know ahead of the crucial tie

Nigeria versus Cameroon is one of the greatest rivalries in African football. The last competitive match between both countries in 2004 left Nigeria with an upper hand, thanks to a sublime free kick from Jay Jay Okocha.  Prior to this Cameroon has stopped Nigeria on the way to AFCON victory more than a once, enhancing a fierce rivalry between both teams.Here [...]

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    Frank Lampard appointed as Chelsea manager to succeed Sarri

Frank Lampard appointed as Chelsea manager to succeed Sarri

Frank Lampard has been appointed as Chelsea FC manager on a three-year deal.The Blues legend, who joined after just one season in charge of Derby, is expected to replace Maurizio Sarri after the Italian opted to return home to become manager of Juventus.The former attacking midfielder agreed a three-year contract worth £4million-a-year with hefty bonuses, especially for getting into the [...]

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    INTERVIEW: Cameroon will be out for revenge against Eagles, says Akpeyi

INTERVIEW: Cameroon will be out for revenge against Eagles, says Akpeyi

Daniel Akpeyi, Nigerian football goalkeeper, says the Super Eagles round of 16 opponent, Cameroon, will be out to take avenge the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification defeat on the team.In an interview with TheCable, the Kaizer Chief of South Africa shot stopper said it will be an uphill task for the Eagles to overcome the defending champion on Saturday at [...]

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    AFCON 2019: It’s Nigeria Vs Cameroon again!

AFCON 2019: It’s Nigeria Vs Cameroon again!

Nigeria will confront Cameroon in one of the Round of 16 matches of the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals ongoing in Egypt.Nigeria who finished second will now meet second placed Ghana from Group F in Alexandria on Saturday by 5pm Nigeria time.This fixture was accomplished on Tuesday evening after a 0-0 draw with Benin Republic, and Ghana’s 2-0 defeat [...]

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    Rohr: No shame in losing to Madagascar

Rohr: No shame in losing to Madagascar

Gernot Rohr says there is no shame in losing to Madagascar, a team making her debut in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.The Franco-German Eagles tactician who is married to a Malagasy admitted to journalists at the post match press conference that the Barea's deserved to win on Sunday at the Alexandria stadium.He added that he rang a [...]

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    Four Nigerians qualify for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Four Nigerians qualify for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Four Nigeria players have secured their places for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at the Africa Para Table Tennis Championship in Alexandria, Egypt on Monday.Victor Farinloye, after emerging as champion at the tournament in his category, will be debuting at the games after the he sealed his place in the men’s Class 8.Also Rio 2016 Paralympian – Ahmed Koleosho returned [...]

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    Mikel moves to Turkey, joins Onazi, Nwaekeme at Trabzonspor

Mikel moves to Turkey, joins Onazi, Nwaekeme at Trabzonspor

John Obi Mikel has joined Turkish Super ligue side, Trabzonspor FC, on a two year deal.The Super Eagles captain has an option of renewing for another year, the club website said on Monday.“A 2 + 1 year agreement was signed with the free captain of the Nigerian National Team, Professional Footballer John Mikel Obi, with one-year option to transfer to [...]

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    AFCON 2019: Madagascar beat Nigeria to top group B

AFCON 2019: Madagascar beat Nigeria to top group B

Madagascar pulled off one of the great shocks of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after defeating the Super Eagles of Nigeria to finish top of group B.The newcomers, who had never scored against the Super Eagles, defeated the three-time champions 2-0 on Sunday at the Alexandria Stadium to advance to the knockout stages.The Super Eagles had the bigger share of possession and [...]

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    PREVIEW: Madagascar or Nigeria? Who tops group B?

PREVIEW: Madagascar or Nigeria? Who tops group B?

Nigeria face Madagascar on Sunday evening in a crucial game which will decide who comes out on top in 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group B.With two wins, Nigeria start the game on six points. Gernot Rohr's side only need a draw to seal top spot. Madagascar have one win, and a draw, keeping them at four points. They [...]

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