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Super Eagles Remain 66th in FIFA Rankings

Nigeria's Super Eagles failed to make any appreciative move in the latest FIFA rankings which were released on Thursday as the team remain 66th in the world and 14th in Africa.

FIFA Bans Three South African Officials

The world governing body FIFA, has banned three South African Football Association officials from sports in connection with international friendlies played by the national side in 2010. Leslie Sedibe, a former chief executive of the...

Watford Defeats Aston Villa; Ighalo Plays Entire Match in Tribute to His Father

Paying tribute to his late father Paul, who died in his sleep in the early hours on Monday, Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo was on from start to finish as Watford defeated Aston Villa 3-2...

Real Madrid Defeat Atletico Madrid 5-3 on Penalties to Win Champions League

Real Madrid ensured they finished the season with a flourish as they were crowned winner of the UEFA Champions League for the eleventh time after beating Atlético Madrid 5-3 on penalty shootouts at the...

Echiejile, Ikeme Condemn Istanbul Airport Attack

The Super Eagles duo of Elderson Echiejile and Carl Ikeme have sent their condolence messages to the victims of Turkey's Istanbul airport attack perpetrated by a still unidentified terrorist group on Tuesday night, local...

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...
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Video: Bitter Internal Battle Between Oliseh and NFF after Youtube Tirade

After a dismal performance at the 2016 African Nations Championship where the Home Based Super Eagles crashed out in the group stage of the competition, despite winning their first game 4 - 1 against...

Forget About AFCON 2017, Focus on the 2018 World Cup

The Super Eagles have been ousted from the 2017 African Cup of Nations slated for Gabon after losing 1-0 to the Pharaohs of Egypt, but this may just be a blessing in disguise for...

Iheanacho and Iwobi Face Off in Manchester City vs Arsenal Match

The Super Eagles duo of Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi will face each other head to head as Manchester City host Arsenal in Sunday's Premier League clash at the Etihad Stadium. Both teams are still battling...

Salisu Yusuf May Lead Super Eagles in 2018 World Cup Qualifiers

After two impressive results which saw the team beat Mali 1-0 and Luxembourg 3-1 in two international friendlies, Nigerianreporter.com got the scoop from a reliable source in the Nigeria Football Federation that the football house have...

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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...