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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.

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...

2021 AFCON: Mali, Tunisia Book Places At Tournament

Mali and Tunisia sealed qualification for the Africa Cup of Nations finals on Tuesday, joining holders Algeria and 2019 runners-up Senegal who had booked their places over the last two days. Mali...

2021 AFCONQ: Super Eagles Close In On Qualification With Draw In Freetown

Nigeria's Super Eagles are all but through to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations after they were held to a barren stalemate by Sierra Leone at an atrocious Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown on Tuesday.

Balogun Eager To Restore National Pride By Ending Leone Stars Unbeaten Home Record

Nigeria take on Sierra Leone in Freetown in the second leg of their 2021 AFCON qualifiers needing victory to stay on course for early qualification but knowing they go up against a team yet to lose...

2021 AFCON: Mahrez On Target As Algeria Seal Qualification

Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez scored as defending champions Algeria booked a place at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-2 draw in Zimbabwe Monday. The Desert Foxes joined Cameroon...

Sierra Leone vs Nigeria: Troost-Ekong Vows Revenge (AUDIO)

Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong has promised Nigerians will see "a team that is very hungry to win" in Freetown when Nigeria goes up against Sierra Leone in a 2021 AFCON qualifier on Tuesday.

2021 AFCONQ: Rohr Plots Freetown Redemption For Super Eagles (AUDIO)

Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr says the team is still on course to achieve early qualification for the 2021 AFCON and has assured his players will fight for all three points against Sierra Leone in Tuesday's...

2021 AFCON Qualifier: Super Eagles Arrive Freetown

Nigeria’s delegation to Tuesday’s 2022 AFCON qualifying match against Sierra Leone arrived in Freetown on Monday afternoon aboard a chartered flight that flew the team from Benin City, and after a 30-minute ferry ride on the...


Manchester United Striker Anthony Martial Suffers Muscle Injury

Manchester United forward Anthony Martial is an injury doubt for the Premier League clash at Everton on Sunday after he pulled out of the...


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