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World Cup Qualifiers: CAR stuns Super Eagles 1-0 in Lagos

Joel Ajayi  The late goal from Central Africa Republic was a big upset as they pipped Super Eagles 1-0 in the ongoing world cup qualifier in Lagos, Nigeria. Les Fauves, of CAR took away joy from fans who stormed Teslim Balogun

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FIFA World Cup Plan Would Ruin Club Game – ECA

Joel Ajayi  with Agency report Europe’s top clubs organisation said on Friday, revealed that FIFA’s plans for a biennial World Cup would lead to a “direct and destructive impact on the club game”, The European Club Association (ECA) said FIFA’s

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NFF Board Unanimous In Support Of Pinnick’s Position On Two-Year World Cup Cycle

By Joel Ajayi The Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation on Friday unanimously endorsed the position of its President, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick in support of a two-year FIFA World Cup cycle, tabled before the FIFA Congress at its

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NFF Set World Cup Ticket, AFCON Trophy Target For Coach Rohr

By Joel Ajayi  Not less than 30 days to the end of the contract of Coach Gernot Rohr, the Nigeria Super Eagles with his employer contract, the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF,  the federation has confirmed  contract extension of Super Eagles

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2022 Qatar World Cup Qualifier Will Be Tough, Rohr Admits

By JOEL AJAYI Ahead of the draws for Africa qualifiers of the Qatar 2022 World Cup to be held on Tuesday 21st January 2020, at the Nile Ritz-Carlton in Cairo, the Chief Coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has

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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Make Nigeria Proud, Minister Urges Golden Eaglets

By Joel Ajayi Ahead of today’s encounter with the Ecuadorian side at the ongoing FIFA U 17 world cup in far away Braizil, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has urged the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria to consolidate

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U-17 World Cup: Eaglets Beat Hungary In Opener

Five–times champions Nigeria swept past Hungary 4-2 in the opening match of the 2019 FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals in Brazil on Saturday. The Eaglets scored three goals in six second half minutes, and they were just a reward for

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U-17 World Cup: FG Charges Golden Eaglets To Win Record 6th Title

By Joel Ajayi Federal Government on Friday charged Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets to display the Nigerian spirit and win the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil for a record sixth time. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare

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U-20 Women World Cup: Lagos Is Ready, Sanwo-Olu Tells FIFA

By Gloria Ahnwuli Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured the safety of participants and visitors coming to the State for the Under-20 Women World Cup in 2020. The State, the Governor guaranteed, will ensure improvement in the condition

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2022 World Cup Qualifier: Super Eagles Know Foes On Monday

By Joel Ajayi Confederation of African Football (CAF) is set to hold the draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers at its headquarters in Cairo next week Monday. The 28 least ranked teams in Africa will be paired to

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