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    More injury woes for Eagles as Iwobi, Troost-Ekong pull out of Seychelles game

More injury woes for Eagles as Iwobi, Troost-Ekong pull out of Seychelles game

Alex Iwobi and William Troost-Ekong have been ruled out of the AFCON qualifier game against Seychelles.Iwobi who is ill was not listed for Arsenal's game against Cardiff in the English Premier League (EPL) on Saturday.Troost-Ekong, a defender, is ruled out due to injury.The Super Eagles Twitter handle confirmed the development on Monday.The tweet read: "Just In: Iwobi, Aina and Ekong [...]

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    England vs Nigeria: Talking points, key battle and possible lineups

England vs Nigeria: Talking points, key battle and possible lineups

The Super Eagles and the Three Lions will battle for bragging rights at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday.It will be the Eagles' penultimate friendly match before heading to Russia for the World Cup.The Nigerian team was average against DR Congo on Monday; a match where Gernot Rohr paired Joel Obi and Oghenekaro Etebo in central midfield and utilised Tyrone [...]

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    Troost-Ekong: Oliseh said I’m too soft for African football — I have proven my point

Troost-Ekong: Oliseh said I’m too soft for African football — I have proven my point

William Troost-Ekong, Super Eagles defender, says Sunday Oliseh's criticism motivated him to excel.He said the former Eagles coach once described him as "too soft for African football" after an international game.In an interview with UK Telegraph UK, the defender said: "My partner at centre-back is half-German, half-Nigerian, so he is the same as me."After a game, he said we [...]

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    Troost-Ekong pledges 1% of salary to Common Goal movement

Troost-Ekong pledges 1% of salary to Common Goal movement

William Troost-Ekong has pledged one percent of his salary to Common Goal, a pledge-based charitable movement.Common Goal was conceived six months ago through the support of Juan Mata, a Spanish footballer.According to a statement made available to TheCable by street football world, the Nigerian defender is the 43rd member of Common Goal.Troost-Ekong, who captained Nigeria to a 1-0 victory against Poland on Friday, [...]

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    Troost-Ekong ‘very honoured’ to captain Eagles for the first time

Troost-Ekong ‘very honoured’ to captain Eagles for the first time

William Troost-Ekong captained the Super Eagles to a 1-0 victory over Poland Friday night.The feat, he says, makes him "very honoured and proud".The Bursaspor central defender showed quality in the heart of the defence alongside Leon Balogun and then Kenneth Omeruo.He had a night to remember as he skippered the three-time African champions for the first time in his career.Victor Moses scored the [...]

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    Troost-Ekong, Moses nominated for CAF player of the year award

Troost-Ekong, Moses nominated for CAF player of the year award

William Troost-Ekong and Victor Moses have been nominated for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) player of the year award.The Super Eagles stars, who play their trade in Europe, are the two Nigerians among 30 players nominated for the award.Junior Ajayi of Al Ahly is among the nominees for the African player of the year (Africa-based).CAF announced the nominees in [...]

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    Super Eagles stars meet Buhari, Erdogan in Turkey

Super Eagles stars meet Buhari, Erdogan in Turkey

Super Eagles duo of William Troost-Ekong and Mikel Agu on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Turkey.Troost-Ekong shared a picture of the meeting on Twitter, saying he was "honoured".President Buhari is on an official visit to Turkey.https://twitter.com/ngrpresident/status/921051460481245190He went on to describe how he felt in meeting President Buhari and his Turkish counterpart.Honoured 🙏🏽 🇳🇬🇹🇷@MBuhari [...]

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    Ikeme’s saves help Super Eagles to stalemate

Ikeme’s saves help Super Eagles to stalemate

Sunday Oliseh began his Super Eagles coaching job with a goalless draw against the Taifa Stars of Tanzania in Dar es Salaam on Saturday.Debutant goalkeeper Carl Ikeme was in great form as he helped Nigeria to a 0-0 draw in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Benjamin Mkapa National Stadium.The Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper made several saves [...]

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