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Etebo reflects on 2019 AFCON misery, leads charge against Ukraine

Nigeria’s squad (back L-R) defender Kenneth Omeruo, defender Elderson Uwa Echiejile, goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi, defender Leon Balogun, defender William Troost-Ekong, midfielder John Obi Mikel, (L-R) midfielder Victor Moses, midfielder Ogenyi Onazi, forward Oghenekaro Etebo, forward Alex Iwobi and forward Kelechi Iheanacho pose for a group picture ahead of the 2018 …

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Etebo reflects on 2019 AFCON misery, leads charge against Ukraine – Latest football news in Nigeria

Nigeria’s squad (back L-R) defender Kenneth Omeruo, defender Elderson Uwa Echiejile, goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi, defender Leon Balogun, defender William Troost-Ekong, midfielder John Obi Mikel, (L-R) midfielder Victor Moses, midfielder Ogenyi Onazi, forward Oghenekaro Etebo, forward Alex Iwobi and forward Kelechi Iheanacho pose for a group picture ahead of the 2018 …

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Paul Onuachu joins KRC Genk for €7m in 5-year deal

– Paul Onuachu joins Belgian champions KRC Genk for €7m for the next five year – The 25-year-old completed a summer move from Danish side FC Midtjylland – Onuachu will also play alongside Nigerian striker Stephen Odey who also joined this summer Paul Onuachu has finally completed a summer move …

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Transfer Update: Chidozie Awaziem joins CD Leganes on loan

      Just days after confirming the permanent capture of Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo, Spanish LaLiga club, CD Leganes have announced the arrival of another Eagles defender, Chidozie Awaziem from FC Porto, AOIFootball.com reports.    The 22-year-old centre-back who surprised many at last month’s AFCON in Egypt after excelling …

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Nigerian/Super Eagles Players To Look Out For Ahead Of The New Season

With the conclusion of the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt where the Super Eagles finished third, attention will now be focused on the European season that is just a few weeks to go. Soccernet’s Augustine Akhilomen x-rayed some of the Super Eagles that will hit the headline in Europe. …

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Top 4 videos to watch out for on Legit TV this week

Another legitimate weekend is here, as Legit TV serves you top trending videos from their YouTube Channel. These trending videos are based on the most-talked-about topics in Nigeria over the past week; bordering on politics, sports, entertainment and hottest gist from the streets. The Legit.TV page on YouTube is the …

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Super Eagles arrive in Ismailia, Egypt for 2nd phase of camping ahead of AFCON 2019

Gernot Rohr and his men arrived in Egypt via a Max Air flight on Sunday, a day after their goalless draw against Zimbabwe in a friendly game in Asaba on Saturday, June 8.  Nigeria’s senior national team travelled with their Zimbabwean counterparts aboard the chartered flight which refueled at the …

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Uganda Name 30-Man Squad To Face Eagles in Asaba

Cranes of Uganda head coach, Sebastien Desbare has named a 30-man squad to face the Super Eagles in international friendly and Cape Verde in 2019 AFCON qualifiers respectively. Uganda will host Cape Verde on November 17 at the Namboole Stadium, Kampala, where they hope to consolidate on their ten points lead …

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EXCLUSIVE: Weather hampering our performance but opponents are scared of us, says Musa

Ahmed Musa, Super Eagles skipper, says the weather in Egypt is hampering the team’s fluidity on the field play at the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nation. The Eagles vice captain however admitted to the TheCable that the team is working on improving their scoring abilities. There have been concerns …

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NFF Says It Has Received Part Of Funds Budgeted For 2019 AFCON

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Tuesday confirmed receiving part of the money approved by the Federal Government for the participation of some national teams in international competitions. Ademola Olajire, NFF’s Director of Communications, said in a statement that the approved money included the fund for the Super Eagles’ participation …

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