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FIFA deadline expires today

Monday (today) is the deadline given by the world football governing body, FIFA for Chris Giwa and his co-board members to vacate the offices of the Nigeria Football Federation. FIFA sent in a letter to Nigeria on Friday stating that the body would not recognise the purported elections that brought in Giwa and his officials

Mourinho wants to keep Mikel

Despite the several speculations around Mikel Obi as the summer transfer market continues to yield results, Chelsea have hinted they are keeping him for now. Transfer rumours hit an all time high for the Nigeria international last month after he and his compatriot Victor Moses were initially left out of the pre-season tour of Europe

Eagles win blackmail game, lose to France

Cameroon had issues with money. They shamefully lost three matches, conceding nine goals and scoring two. Ghana took after them. They had issues with money. Their government was ashamed and disgraced Africa the more when they flew $3m cash to Brazil to meet the demands of their players. International media mocked Africa. Flying $3m cash

Yobo retires from Super Eagles

Yobo scored an own goal in the match against France. The Captain of Nigeria’s national team, the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, has announced his retirement from the national team. Yobo’s retirement is coming on the heels of the Super Eagles’ ouster from the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil having suffered a 2-0 defeat against

No shaking – Keshi

Super Eagles head coach Stephem Keshi remains confident in the face of fading optimism among Nigerians over the his team’s chances to pull off good results in Brazil 2014 World Cup. The doubt in Nigerians trails a string of unimpressive results the Super Eagles produced in the   friendly matches played in London against Scotland and

Coach Jonas who discovered Emenike says …

BY OUR REPORTER By FRED IWENJORA That Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike made Coach Stephen Keshi’s list of the contingent to the world cup beginning in Brazil tomorrow  was no  surprise to many, who have followed the meteoric rise of the young man, whose talents, many  compared to that of the late Rasheed Yekini. However,It

Eagles demand World Cup appearance cash

It has been reveal that Super Eagles players, led by skipper Joseph Yobo and Mikel Obi have met with the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to demand an appearance fee for the World Cup. This is outside the match bonus, which starts at $10,000-a-man for a first round match win, announced for the

Keshi: I am feeling the heat

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi admitted that he is a bit under pressure to do well in his debut world cup as coach. Keshi, against all odds won the 2013 Nations Cup in South African. He became the first Nigerian as coach to achieve the feat as  captain of the team in 1994 and then

Super Eagles Camp Bubbles In London Ahead Scotland Clash

Nigeria international friendly against the Tartan Army of Scotland tomorrow. The friendly is in preparation for the Brazil 2014 World Cup. Already, Turkey based defender, Godfrey Oboabona’s eyes are fixed on the Mundial with a declaration that he is ready for business at the World Cup since it is a place to showcase true skills.

Eagles’ World Cup squad: Keshi sticks to old list

BY OUR REPORTER By GEORGE ALUO After over one week of consultation, Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi may have resolved not to string any change to the list he presented to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) technical committee on April 22. The Eagles gaffer as exclusively reported by Daily Sunsports yesterday is billed to