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Iwobi: Scoring goal that sent Eagles to 2018 World Cup, my happiest football memory

    Iwobi: Scoring goal that sent Eagles to 2018 World Cup, my happiest football memory

Alex Iwobi, Super Eagles forward, says scoring the goal that helped the team to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup remains the happiest moment in his football career. Iwobi,

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US prosecutors accuse Qatar, Russia of bribing FIFA officials to win World Cup bids

    US prosecutors accuse Qatar, Russia of bribing FIFA officials to win World Cup bids

The United States’ department of justice has presented fresh allegations of bribery against several former FIFA executive committee members, alleging that they “collected money in exchange for voting for Russia

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Missing World Cup was the hardest thing for me to deal with, says Ikeme

    Missing World Cup was the hardest thing for me to deal with, says Ikeme

Carl Ikeme, former Super Eagles goalkeeper, says it was painful to miss the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Ikeme, who was diagnosed with acute leukaemia in July 2017, told BBC that his inability to join the

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Nigeria’s football jersey shortlisted for Beazley designs of the year award

    Nigeria’s football jersey shortlisted for Beazley designs of the year award

London’s Design Museum has shortlisted the Super Eagles’ jersey, launched at the World Cup, for the Beazley designs of the year award. The award is one of the most prestigious

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FIFA sanctions Mexico over fans’ homophobic chants at World Cup

  FIFA sanctions Mexico over fans’ homophobic chants at World Cup

FIFA has imposed a 10,000 Swiss Francs sanction on the Mexican Football Federation (FMF) over the misconduct of a group

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Mikel: Our youthfulness, energy will help us against Croatia

  Mikel: Our youthfulness, energy will help us against Croatia

Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, says the youthfulness and energy of the Super Eagles team will be the key factor

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Ola Aina, Mikel Agu dropped as Rohr prunes World Cup squad to 23

  Ola Aina, Mikel Agu dropped as Rohr prunes World Cup squad to 23

Mikel Agu and Ola Aina have been dropped from the Super Eagles World Cup squad. The final World Cup squad

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Ighalo: If I don’t score goals at World Cup, others will

  Ighalo: If I don’t score goals at World Cup, others will

Odion Ighalo, Super Eagles striker, says he is not under pressure to score goals at the World Cup. The Changchun

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‘Deny him space’ — Ighalo outlines best way to stop Messi

  ‘Deny him space’ — Ighalo outlines best way to stop Messi

Odion Ighalo, Super Eagles striker, says the most effective way to neutralise Argentina’s Lionel Messi is to deny him space

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World Cup Special: After decades of near misses, will an African team reach the semi-final?

  World Cup Special: After decades of near misses, will an African team reach the semi-final?

Since the inception of the World Cup, no African team has ever gone past the quarter-final. Many are optimistic that it

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