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RASHEEDAT AJIBADE FIRES NIGERIA PAST HAITI

The FC Robo forward was her team’s hero as first half strike handed the Falconets their first win of the championship Nigeria secured her first victory at the ongoing Fifa

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TANZANIA APPOINT FORMER NIGERIA WINGER AMUNIKE AS HEAD COACH

Tanzania have appointed former Nigeria winger Emmanuel Amuneke as the new head coach of the national team. Amuneke, who was most recently coach of Sudan Premier League side Al Khartoum

CASTER SEMENYA STRANDED IN NIGERIA AIRPORT, AFRICAN CHAMPS DELAYED

The start of the African track and field championships in Nigeria was delayed on Wednesday after hundreds of athletes were stranded at an airport, some for three days when they

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NIGERIAN WORLD CUP FANS ORDERED TO GO BACK AFTER FINAL MATCH

Dozens of Nigerian football enthusiasts who were victims of a scam have run out of money to buy tickets home from Russia. The Nigerian ambassador has slammed them after they

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FRAUDSTERS SCAM NIGERIANS WITH RUSSIA WORLD CUP PASSES

Fraudsters have tricked scores of Nigerians by selling them football World Cup fan passes to travel to Russia, leaving many stranded and penniless, victims and anti-trafficking campaigners say. Some Nigerians

THIBAUT COURTOIS BELGIUM KEEPER – FRANCE DIDN’T PLAY AT ALL

Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois said his team’s defeat by France in the Soccer World Cup semi-finals on Tuesday was a “shame for football”, criticising Didier Deschamps’s side for a defensive

WHY AFRICAN TEAMS FELL SHORT AT THE WORLD CUP – AGAIN

At every World Cup tournament since 1986, at least one team from Africa has made it to the second round of the World Cup finals. That record unceremoniously ended in

JOHN OBI MIKEL REVEALS FATHER KIDNAPPED BEFORE WORLD CUP CLASH VS. ARGENTINA

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel faced Argentina on June 26 knowing that his father was being held for ransom, but did not tell anyone about it as the kidnappers threatened

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GERNOT ROHR REVEALS LEICESTER STRIKER SHOULDN’T HAVE STARTED IN ARGENTINA DEFEAT

Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has revealed that striker Kelechi Iheanacho shouldn’t have started the Super Eagles’ match against Argentina on Tuesday due to the Leicester City forward’s fitness. Former Manchester

NIGERIA MAY BE OUT OF THE WORLD CUP, BUT THEIR JERSEY WILL STILL BE COVETED

The team’s sold-out-everywhere streetwear crossover enriched more than the tournament’s style. In the end, the standout jersey of the World Cup was only worn once. Nigeria was knocked out of