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February 9, 2018 7:12 AM Real reason Obinna Nsofor parted ways with PSL side, Cape Town City

Former Nigeria striker, Victor Obinna Nsofor, left Premier South African League side, Cape Town City, six months after signing for them because he could not settle in the country. Upon his arrival, the club chairman John Comitis announced Nsofor was signing on a one-year-deal. However, there was a clause that said his contract would be reviewed after 23

September 8, 2016 11:45 PM John Mikel Obi: Nigeria and Chelsea star deserves more credit

With a place at next year’s African Cup of Nations in Gabon already lost, the clash between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Taifa Stars of Tanzania at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium in Uyo was nothing but a mere formality. It was a start to life for new coach Gernot Rohr with the German fielding a very strong XI, although it seemed as though the evening 19

August 18, 2016 9:18 PM Cry Not For Olympic Eagles, Bronze Will Be Enough

NIGERIA’S U-23 team’s quest for the football gold medal at the ongoing 2016 Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, came to an end after Germany deservedly ran away 2-0 winners in the quarter final game played on Wednesday. The efficient German team gave the Olympic Eagles a rude awakening with their superior technical ability that glaringly exposed 20

August 4, 2016 10:19 AM NIGERIA 2-1 JAPAN: Eagles Edge Head-To-Heads With Asian Heavyweights

After missing the football event at the 2012 London Olympic Games, Nigeria U-23s will make a return to the games at Rio 2016 although in less than ideal circumstances. The former Olympic football champions are drawn in Group B alongside Japan, Sweden and Colombia. Nigeria's first ever football game at the Olympics was against Japan at the Mexico City 1968 games 17

June 16, 2016 3:36 AM We’ve not fixed date for dad’s funeral – Keshi’s son

The first son of late Nigeria captain and coach Stephen Keshi has expressed surprise that dates have been announced for his father’s burial rites without the knowledge and consent of his children. Stephen Keshi Jnr, 27, expressed his dismay at the Nigeria Football Federation Secretariat in Abuja on Wednesday where he met with the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed 16

January 14, 2015 7:30 AM West Ham bids for Egwuekwe

Warri Wolves skipper Azubuike Egwuekwe has moved closer to nailing a deal with interested English Premier League club West Ham United. The AFCON 2013 winner was recently in London for trials with the Hammers and made a favourable impression. Checks revealed that the former club of Nigeria forward Obinna Nsofor have made an offer of £500,000 for a contract 2

June 4, 2014 7:42 AM Nigeria: World Cup - We Have Accepted Our Fate- - Dropped Eagles Players

Some of the dropped players from the Super Eagles 23 man list to the World Cup, holding in Brazil have reacted to the decision of Coach Stephen Keshi to omit them from the squad. The major casualty and AFCON's revelation, Sunday Mba said he has accepted his fate and enjoined Nigerians to pray and support the Super Eagles throughout the tournament in Brazil 2

June 3, 2014 12:25 PM Nigeria: Brazil 2014 - Nigeria Picks Yobo, Osaze, 21 Others - Drops Nsofor, Mba

By Tunde Eludini, 3 June 2014 The defender, Joseph Yobo, will play in his third FIFA World Cup finals and has the opportunity to become Nigeria's first ever player to have 100 international caps after he was named in the African champions' final list of 23 for Brazil 2014. Also going to their third World Cup are goalkeepers Vincent Enyeama and Austin 4

June 3, 2014 10:59 AM Odemwingie included in Nigeria's final squad, Mba misses out

Stoke striker Peter Odemwingie has been including in Nigeria's 23-man squad for the World Cup but Sunday Mba has missed out after not showing enough "hunger", according to coach Stephen Keshi. Odemwingie has been out of the international side for two years and missed out on the Super Eagles' success in the African Nations Cup last year after a public 12

June 3, 2014 10:34 AM Keshi Releases 23-Man List, Drops Mba, Uzoenyi And Oduamadi

Coach Stephen Okechukwu Keshi on Monday released his eagerly awaited 23 man list of players to represent Nigeria at the 2014 Fifa world cup in Brazil. Keshi made a few surprises in selection by dropping the likes of AFCON 2013 match winner Sunday Mba, Obinna Nsofor and CHAN 2013 Most Valuable Player Ejike Uzoenyi. The reigning African champions will be making 12