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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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Alex Iwobi, Super Eagles star, chooses Messi as better player than Ronaldo

– Alex Iwobi has stated clearly that Lionel Messi is better than rival Cristiano Ronaldo – The Arsenal striker said it will be difficult to choose but he prefers Messi – Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have both won the Ballon d’Or award five times Arsenal and Super Eagles forward …

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Full house as William Troost-Ekong and Odion Ighalo arrive in Super Eagles camp

Udinese centre-back William Troost-Ekong and Changchun Yatai forward Odion Ighalo have arrived in Nigeria’s training camp ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon). The duo are the last set of players to arrive at the team’s base in Asaba as Gernot Rohr now has his full 25 players available …

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Alex Iwobi’s stunner not enough as Chelsea thrash Arsenal to win Europa League

Alex Iwobi scored a consolation goal as Chelsea hammered Arsenal 4-1 to win the 2018-19 Uefa Europa League trophy on Wednesday night. After a goalless first half at the Olympic Stadium, the Blues started the second 45 minutes on a flying note with Olivier Giroud breaking the deadlock in the 49th …

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Lessons in post-retirement marketability

Last week, I was invited by StarTimes to a private chat with former Super Eagles captain Austin Okocha at the Southern Sun in Ikoyi. What I expected to be a one-on-one actually turned out to be six journalists meeting with the former Eintracht Frankfurt star during the Bundesliga Legend Tour …

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Super Eagles Beat Pharaohs 1-0 In Asaba – :::…The Tide News Online:::…

Nigeria Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr (right), giving instructions to Alex Iwobi. The Super Eagles yesterday defeated Egypt 1-0 in an international friendly played at the packed Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. FC Midtjylland striker Paul Onuachu, who was making his first start for the Eagles, sent the home fans into …

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Check Out Nigeria vs Seychelles Official Line-up

Super Eagles’ first training session at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. Credit: Super Eagles Twitter Account@NGSuperEagles Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi, Odion Ighalo and captain Ahmed Musa will lead Nigeria’s attack in a Group E dead-rubber Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier on Friday. The three-time African champions had booked a …

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Nigeria vs Seychelles: Fans mob Iwobi, Ahmed Musa in Asaba after training

Excited football fans in Asaba, swarmed all over players of the Super Eagles, after their training session on Wednesday. Two of the squad members who required extra security were Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi and Ahmed Musa, who now plays in Saudi Arabia. This was revealed by Debola Adebanjo of the BBC …

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