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AFCON 2021: NFF Name Replacements As Osimhen, Balogun, Dennis, Abdullahi Forced Out

Lively forward Victor Osimhen’s positive test to the coronavirus pandemic a couple of days ago and injury to the versatile Abdullahi Shehu have constrained changes to Nigeria’s final 28-man list for the 33rd Africa Cup of Nations starting...

AFCON 2021: Blow For Nigeria As Osimhen Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Victor Osimhen has tested positive for coronavirus, his Italian club Napoli announced on Thursday, throwing the striker's participation at the 33rd Africa Cup of Nations into further doubt. Napoli announced the diagnosis on their...

Victor Osimhen To Miss 2021 AFCON After Surgery On Broken Cheekbone

Victor Osimhen has been ruled out for three months following surgery on his broken cheekbone, dealing a severe blow to Nigeria's 2021 Africa Cup Of Nations plans. The 22-year-old striker has been in fantastic...

2022 WCQ: Iheanacho’s Brace Lifts Eagles Past Lone Stars

Kelechi Iheanacho scored both goals as Nigeria got their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign off to a winning start with a 2-0 victory over Liberia at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. The Leicester...

2021 AFCON: Nigeria Drawn With Egypt In Group D

The Super Eagles face a daunting prospect in the group stage of next year's Africa Cup of Nations after they were drawn against record nine-time champions Egypt in draws held in Cameroon on Tuesday. 

2021 AFCON: Super Eagles End Qualifiers With 3-0 Thumping of Lesotho

The Super Eagles marked their return to Lagos after ten years with a superb 3-0 dismissal of Lesotho in front of a raucous crowd at the Teslim Balogun Stadium to end their qualifying campaign for the...

Rohr: Onuachu A Victim Of Early Super Eagles Success (Audio)

Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has suggested Paul Onuachu is a victim of his early success in the national team and that the striker's failure to live up to his early promise has pushed him to...

Pinnick Defies Sports Minister With Backing For Rohr

Amaju Pinnick has publicly given his backing to Gernot Rohr and potentially opened a rift with sports minister Sunday Dare amid ongoing speculation about the Franco-German's long-term future as Super Eagles manager.
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Dalung Suggests Dare To Blame For Eagles Woes

Former Sports Minister Solomon Dalung appears to have laid the blame for the Super Eagles recent struggles at the feet of successor Sunday Dare after he said "an absence of political will" is to blame for...

Rohr Happy With Draw Against Sierra Leone As Eagles End 2020 Without Win (AUDIO)

Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr appeared happy with his side's performance despite Nigeria again failing to pick up three points against Sierra Leone in their 2021 AFCON qualifier on Tuesday. Nigeria drew...

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