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    FIFA rankings: Nigeria drops a spot on the globe, remains 3rd in Africa

FIFA rankings: Nigeria drops a spot on the globe, remains 3rd in Africa

Super Eagles of Nigeria dropped a spot down from 33 to 34 in FIFA/Coca-Cola world latest rankings.According to the list released on Thursday by the world football body, the Super Eagles also maintained its 3rd position in the continent.The Gernot Rohr-inspired team moved from its August points of 1481 to 1482 in September.In July, the Nigerian national team won the bronze [...]

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    Eaglets to face Turkey, Senegal ahead of World Cup in Brazil

Eaglets to face Turkey, Senegal ahead of World Cup in Brazil

Ahead of the 2019 U17 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria will take part in the UEFA/CAF World Cup preparation tournament in Istanbul, Turkey.The Eaglets have been placed in the same group (Group A) as Turkey, Senegal and Guatemala for the tournament.The tournament, which is strictly by invitation and a test of the team's form ahead of the [...]

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    Back-to-back: D’Tigress beats Senegal to claim fourth FIBA Afrobasket title

Back-to-back: D’Tigress beats Senegal to claim fourth FIBA Afrobasket title

Nigeria's D'Tigress out dunked Senegal to claim a back-to-back title at the 2019 FIBA Women's Afrobasket at the Dakar Arena in Senegal.D'Tigress becomes the first team to win back-to-back Women’s AfroBasket titles since Angola followed up their 2011 triumph with another in 2013.The Otis Hugley tutored side clinched their fourth Afrobasket title after defeating 12th-time African champion, Senegal 60-55 on [...]

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    Nigeria moves up 12 spots on FIFA ranking, now 33rd in the world

Nigeria moves up 12 spots on FIFA ranking, now 33rd in the world

Six days after the end of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Nigeria moved twelve spots up from 45th to 33rd in FIFA's latest rankings.According to the rankings released on Friday by the world footballing body, the Super Eagles maintain its 3rd position in the continent.The Super Eagles moved from its June points of 1433 to 1481.The Eagles won [...]

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    Algeria break 29-year jinx, wins 2019 AFCON

Algeria break 29-year jinx, wins 2019 AFCON

Algeria pipped Senegal 1-0 to claim their second Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy at the Cairo International stadium.The Dessert Foxes joined the list of those who confirmed the group stage supremacy at the 32nd AFCON in Egypt on Friday night.Algeria defeated Senegal 1-0 at the 30 June Stadium in Cairo on June 27 when both sides met in the [...]

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    Egypt 2019: Super Eagles lose to Senegal in pre-Afcon friendly

Egypt 2019: Super Eagles lose to Senegal in pre-Afcon friendly

The Super Eagles of Nigeria lost 1-0 to Senegal in a Pre-Afcon friendly at the Ismailia Stadium on Sunday evening.The game served as a test for the two teams who are all preparing for the competition in Egypt.Coach Gernot Rohr also used the match to assess his 23-man squad for the Cup of Nations.In a game which had Samuel Chukwueze, [...]

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    Fifa Rankings: Nigeria goes into Afcon as 3rd in Africa — 45th on the globe

Fifa Rankings: Nigeria goes into Afcon as 3rd in Africa — 45th on the globe

Seven days to Africa Cup of Nations kick-off, Nigeria dropped three spots down from 42nd to 45th in FIFA's latest ranking.According to the rankings released on Friday by the world footballing body, the Super Eagles maintain its 3rd position on the continent.The Super Eagles dropped from its April points of 1435 to 1432.The Eagles on Saturday took on Zimbabwe in [...]

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    Nigeria crash out of Fifa U-20 World Cup

Nigeria crash out of Fifa U-20 World Cup

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria were bundled out of the 2019 Fifa U-20 World Cup in Poland on Monday night by Senegal.The Nigerian team failed to book their place in the quarter-final after losing 2-1 to Amadou Sagna-inspired Senegal following a series of poor defending and finishing at the Stadion Widzewa.Coach Paul Aigbogun was dealt a terrible blow when winger Maxwell [...]

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    Salah, Mane, Aubameyang share 2018/19 EPL Golden Boot

Salah, Mane, Aubameyang share 2018/19 EPL Golden Boot

Africa's trio of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are all English Premier League Golden Boot winners for the 2018/19 campaign season.The trio netted 22 times in the EPL with Manchester City's Sergio Aguero just missing out on the party with 21 goals for the season.Salah won the Golden Boot during his first campaign at Anfield in the 2017/18 [...]

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    2019 Afcon: Eagles to play Zimbabwe, Senegal in friendlies

2019 Afcon: Eagles to play Zimbabwe, Senegal in friendlies

Nigeria will square up to Zimbabwe and Senegal in pre-Afcon 2019 friendly matches in the month of June.According to the Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday, the three-time African champions will open camp in Asaba, capital of Delta State on June 2, ahead of the clash with the Warriors of Zimbabwe at the Stephen Keshi Stadium on Saturday, June 8.Zimbabwe, who [...]

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    WAFU Cup: Falcons to face Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso

WAFU Cup: Falcons to face Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso

Nigeria, champions of Africa, will battle it out with Burkina Faso, Niger Republic and Mali in the group phase of this year’s WAFU B Women’s tournament.The 2019 WAFU Cup will take place between May 8-18 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.The Super Falcons are placed in Group B for the regional championship while Cote d’Ivoire, the host nation, have been drawn against Togo, [...]

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    Nigeria, Egypt in Pot 1 as CAF holds AFCON 2019 draw Friday

Nigeria, Egypt in Pot 1 as CAF holds AFCON 2019 draw Friday

Nigeria has been seeded in Pot 1 for the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals draw ceremony which will hold in Cairo, Egypt, on Friday evening.It is scheduled to take place behind the famous Giza Pyramids as from 6pm GMT (7pm Nigeria time).It is the biggest Africa Cup of Nations finals in the history of the competition, due to feature [...]

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    FIFA rankings: Nigeria jumps four spots on the globe, now 3rd in Africa

FIFA rankings: Nigeria jumps four spots on the globe, now 3rd in Africa

Super Eagles of Nigeria moved four steps up from 46 to 42 in the latest FIFA world ranking released on Thursday.In the continent, the three-time African champions displaced Morocco to occupy the 3rd position.The Super Eagles improved from its March points of 1427 to 1432.Tunisia maintained their number one spot while Teranga Lions of Senegal are second in the continent.Morocco, [...]

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    PHOTOS: Senegalese president brings Buhari, Obasanjo together

PHOTOS: Senegalese president brings Buhari, Obasanjo together

President Muhammadu Buhari and ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo met at Diamniadio, a city in Senegal, for the inauguration of President Macky Sall.This is the first time that Buhari and Obasanjo would be seen together publicly since the Nigerian president won his reelection bid in February.Obasanjo had kicked against Buhari's second term, endorsing Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who [...]

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    CAF Awards: Again, Salah is crowned king of Africa

CAF Awards: Again, Salah is crowned king of Africa

Egypt's Mohamed Salah has been crowned the 2018 Confederation of African Football (CAF) player of the year.He beat his Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane and 2015 winner, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, to the gong.The winners were unveiled at the awards gala on Tuesday in Dakar, Senegal.Banyana Banyana's Christina Thembi Kgatlana won women's player of the year ahead of Super Falcons duo of Asisat [...]

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    Pinnick: CAF will pick best between Egypt, S’Africa to host AFCON

Pinnick: CAF will pick best between Egypt, S’Africa to host AFCON

Amaju Pinnick, president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says the most qualified country between Egypt and South Africa will be chosen to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.Pinnick, who is also CAF first vice-president, said his committee has analysed the strengths of both nations and will advise CAF on the better option ahead of Wednesday’s meeting of the executive [...]

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