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Nigeria’s Victor Moses Opens Premier League Goal Account Against Burnley

Super Eagles winger, Victor Moses was on the score sheet as Chelsea defeated Burnley 3-0 at Stamford Bridge in Saturday's Premier League match. The victory puts the Blues top of the League with nine points....

Exclusive: Nigeria’s John Obi Mikel Deserves an Attacking Role with the Super Eagles and...

I spoke with Henry Nwosu on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, via a telephone conversation in Lagos, Nigeria. Nwosu is a retired Nigerian footballer who played at the 1980 African Cup of Nations that was hosted...

2017 AFCON Qualifier: Nigeria’s Super Eagles Coach, Genort Rohr Lists Ighalo, Mikel, and Moses...

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Genort Rohr named a 23-man squad that was led by John Obi Mikel, Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo, and Victor Moses for the 2017 African Cup of Nations clash with the...

Nigeria’s Abiodun Baruwa Relishes in France 98’ World Cup Memories

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Abiodun Baruwa has disclosed that playing at the 1998 FIFA World Cup was the high point of his football career. Fondly known as 'Omo Alhaja', Baruwa was a stand-in player for...

Musa, Iheanacho, and Iwobi Face Tough Champions League Task

The Super Eagles trio of Ahmed Musa, Kelechi Iheanacho, and Alex Iwobi will face a difficult task in their quest of making it through to the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League after...

Nigeria’s Moses Shines in Chelsea’s 2-1 Victory Over Ighalo’s Watford

Super Eagles winger, Victor Moses was at his best mettle as Chelsea defeated "stubborn" Watford 2-1, at Watford's home base, Vicarage Road Stadium in Saturday's Premier League match. Moses who was impressive in the Blues...

Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr: Can He Restore Eagles’ Lost Glory?

The appointment of German tactician, Gernot Rohr by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to tinker the affairs of the Super Eagles could be considered as a good omen, if only both hands can work...

Rio Olympics: Nigeria’s U-23 Team Wins Bronze Medal, Thrash Honduras 3-2

Nigeria's U-23 team won Team Nigeria's first medal as the team defeated Honduras 3-2 in the third place match of the Rio Olympic Games Men's football at the ‎Mineirão, Belo Horizonte Stadium, on Saturday. Having...

Despite Personal Loss Okagbare Leads Nigeria’s Relay Team to 4x100m Final

The quartet of Blessing Okagbare, Gloria Asumu, Jennifer Madu and Agnes Osazuwa gave Nigerians a glimpse of hope of a medal as they zoom into of the final of the 4×100m relay at the...

Germany Dashes Nigeria’s U-23 Olympic Dream, Win 2-0 in Semifinal

Nigeria's U-23 team failed to rise to the occasion as the team were beaten 2-0 by Germany in Wednesday's Rio Olympic Games Men's football semifinal match at the Corinthians Arena. The Dream Team VI were...

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Nigeria @ 56: Economic Recession Won’t Last For Long, Buhari Appeals...

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration would find a lasting solution to the economic recession. Buhari made this known during his Independence...