Thursday, January 17, 2019

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    Keshi to sign new contract before Eagles’ next game

Keshi to sign new contract before Eagles’ next game

Secretary-general of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Musa Amadu, has confirmed that Stephen Keshi will sign a new contract before Super Eagles Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sudan.Nigeria will play Sudan in Omdurman on October 11 before the return leg in Abuja four days later.While Amadu is sure that the deal would boost the morale of the team in securing [...]

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    Siasia: To talk to Mikel, you have to be ready for your own beating

Siasia: To talk to Mikel, you have to be ready for your own beating

Former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia, has advised anyone wishing to talk to John Mikel Obi on the need to improve his game to be ready for a “beating”.Mikel, who played under Siasia at 2005 FIFA U20 World Cup but was dropped for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, has come under intense criticisms following his recent poor displays for the Super Eagles.Now [...]

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    Martins still eyeing return to Super Eagles

Martins still eyeing return to Super Eagles

Seattle Sounders striker Obafemi Martins hopes his form in Major League Soccer (MLS) will earn him a Super Eagles recall. Martins was on the score sheet in Sounders’s 3-2 home win over Real Salt Lake on Friday night for his 13th goal of the season and his ninth assists.The 29-year-old, who last played for Nigeria against Kenya in 2013, wants to [...]

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    4 things to note after Eagles’ woeful AFCON qualifiers

4 things to note after Eagles’ woeful AFCON qualifiers

Postmortem: 1) (on somebody) a medical examination of the body of a dead person in order to find out how they died. 2) (on something) a discussion or an examination of an event after it has happened, especially in order to find out why it failed.With the Super Eagles, the two definitions suffice after the team picked up one point [...]

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    Eaglets lose to Gabon in Libreville

Eaglets lose to Gabon in Libreville

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets lost 2-1 to Gabon on Sunday in the first leg final qualifying round of 2015 African Under-17 Championship at the Stade Augustin Monedan de Sibang in Libreville.Nigeria took the lead as early as the fourth minute courtesy of Victor Osimhen's goal.But the Gabonese equalised in the 26th minute through Moubouhy Ngouba.Maomikolo Boundembi got the winner in the [...]

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    Why e-commerce will define Nigerian market space in future

Why e-commerce will define Nigerian market space in future

Electronic commerce (e-commerce) is gradually changing the face of marketing, especially in Nigeria – one of the late bloomers coming into the world of internet marketing.Gone are the days when a market is defined as a “static” place where buyers and sellers meet directly to trade goods and services. E-commerce has redefined the marketing transaction process to involve a wider [...]

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    Many dead, injured in Synagogue church collapse

Many dead, injured in Synagogue church collapse

There was commotion at the Ikotun Egbe axis of Lagos on Friday, as a building within the headquarters of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, collapsed, killing a number of people still unknown.A resident of the area told TheCable that the incident occurred around 1: 50pm.“Yes it is true," he said."A guest house within the church premises collapsed this afternoon, [...]

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    Its stalemate for Nigeria and South Africa in Cape Town

Its stalemate for Nigeria and South Africa in Cape Town

South Africa and Nigeria played to a goalless draw in their Group A 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday night.The result earns Bafana Bafana second spot in the group on four points, two behind Congo who defeated Sudan earlier in the day to move to six points. Nigeria are third on one point.South [...]

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    Super Eagles face Bafana Bafana in crunch tie

Super Eagles face Bafana Bafana in crunch tie

South Africa and Nigeria will meet Wednesday (7pm Nigerian time) in Cape Town in their second group game towards qualification for 2015 Africa Cup of Nations holding in Morocco.Bafana Bafana head into the tie fresh from a 3-0 win over Sudan in Omdurman but will now face a different challenge in the reigning and wounded AFCON champions who lost 3-2 [...]

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    Court of Arbitration rejects Giwa faction’s appeal

Court of Arbitration rejects Giwa faction’s appeal

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has rejected the request by some members of Chris Giwa's group to restrain FIFA from sanctioning Nigeria pending the determination of their appeal.Led by Obinna Ogbahe, the group of eight filed an appeal at the CAS to restrain FIFA from suspending the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in the event that persons claiming [...]

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    Ebola: Lagos ‘not sure’ of FG’s Sept 22 resumption for schools

Ebola: Lagos ‘not sure’ of FG’s Sept 22 resumption for schools

The Lagos state government on Tuesday questioned the propriety of complying with the directive of the federal government that schools across the country should resume on September 22.Addressing reporters on Tuesday, the state commissioner  for health, Jide Idris, disclosed that the issue had been presented to the state executive council but a decision had not been reached.“On the resumption date of schools, we [...]

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    Ebola-hit West African countries to get $10m aid from US

Ebola-hit West African countries to get $10m aid from US

The United States of America has pledged to assist Ebola-hit West African nations, including Nigeria, with $10m.The fund will be used to pay for medical workers and equipment to fight the deadly epidemic in Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) said on Tuesday.The fund will also be used to transport to the [...]

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    Dear minister, have you ‘googled’ Danagogo lately?

Dear minister, have you ‘googled’ Danagogo lately?

Dear Honourable Sports Minister, Dr. Tamuno Wenike Danagogo, kindly take time out of your busy schedule to 'google' the name ‘Danagogo’.I did and here are some of the results the search engine came up with:Danagogo confident no FIFA ban for Nigeria NFF crises: Danagogo denies fueling feud Danagogo hopes FIFA has mercy on Nigeria Danagogo hopeful FIFA won’t ban Nigeria Danagogo: FIFA will not [...]

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    Mashaba: Nigeria a defining moment

Mashaba: Nigeria a defining moment

South Africa’s coach, Shakes Mashaba, believes Wednesday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria will be a “defining moment” for his team.Friday’s morale-boosting 3-0 win over Sudan in Omdurman comes against the backdrop of the Under-20 team's qualification – also under Mashaba's guidance – for the CAF Youth Championships that will be played in Senegal next [...]

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    2 Kenyan Airways planes with ‘about 100 Nigerians’ suffer engine failures at Nairobi airport

2 Kenyan Airways planes with ‘about 100 Nigerians’ suffer engine failures at Nairobi airport

About 100 Nigerians are currently stranded in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, after two different aeroplanes that were supposed to make the trip suffered what pilots and airline officials described as “engine failure”.According to a Nigerian passenger who spoke with TheCable early on Monday morning, the first plane was scheduled to leave Nairobi on Sunday at 7:50am, but the officials shifted [...]

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    Le Roy: Better tactics helped us defeat Nigeria

Le Roy: Better tactics helped us defeat Nigeria

Claude Le Roy, coach of the Red Devils of Congo, whose side beat Africa champions Nigeria 3-2 win in Calabar, says his side won the tie because they were tactically superior to the Stephen Keshi-led Super Eagles.Le Roy, who confessed before the game that he would be satisfied with just a point, has revealed how better tactics helped his team nick the three [...]

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