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Nigeria consider Portugal World Cup warm-up

Nigeria have proposed a World Cup warm-up against Portugal, officials have disclosed. The African champions have confirmed only next month’s friendly against Mexico as a warm-up game for Brazil 2014. However, chairman of the Nigeria […]

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Keshi: Yobo is ready to return

Nigerian head coach, Stephen Keshi, has said Joseph Yobo is ready for a comeback hence his call-up for a World Cup warm-up against Mexico. Skipper Yobo, 33, who is closing in on a century of […]

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Maigari condemns rumour on Keshi’s foreign helper

President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Alhaji Aminu Maigari, yesterday lampooned those who invented the talk of a ‘foreign technical asssitant’ for Super Eagles’ head coach, Stephen Keshi, and then took their imagination to the […]

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Jonathan doles out N31.5m to CHAN Eagles

President Goodluck Jonathan last night rewarded the entire Super Eagles team that represented the country at the just concluded 3rd African Nations Championship (CHAN) with a total sum of N30 million. A breakdown of the […]

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Eagles sink to 47th in the world

Nigeria’s Super Eagles has dropped to 47th places in the latest FIFA world ranking system released yesterday. The African champions dropped 6 places after been adjudged the 41st best football playing team in the world […]

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Keshi explains Agbim switch

Nigeria head coach, Stephen Keshi, has given reasons for leaving out unattached goalkeeper, Chigozie Agbim, for the international friendly match against Mexico in Atlanta on March 5. The 52-year-old Nigerian manager explained to supersport.com from […]

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NFF organises refresher course for refs

In a bid to intimate Nigerians Referees of the latest developments in game of football, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will this weekend organize a refresher course for about 800 referees in the four geo-political […]

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Dutch delight as Groothuis ends Davis run

Stefan Groothuis continued the golden run of the Dutch at the Adler Arena by winning the men’s 1,000 metres speed skating title on Wednesday as favouriteShani Davis’s tilt at a third straight Olympic gold over […]

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South African cyclist dies in crash

South African track cyclist Jeanne Nell has died following a crash while attempting to qualify for this summer’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Nell, a former national sprint, time trial and keirin champion, fell during a […]

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Supreme FC unveil jerseys for NNL season

Newly promoted Nigeria National League (NNL) side, Supreme FC of Abuja, yesterday unveiled brand news jerseys for 2013/2014 football season with a vow to present a squad capable of clinching a possible Premier League ticket. […]

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Scholes tips Man Utd to bounce back

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has backed the side to come good after overcoming an injury crisis. Scholes retired at the end of the previous campaign having helped the club to a 13th Premier […]

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Heartland dismiss Akpeyi Wolves switch

Heartland FC have dismissed media reports that goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has quit for Warri Wolves. In a press statement made available to MTNFootball.com, Heartland spokesman, Cajetan Nkwopara, insisted they have not been approached by Wolves […]

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Green backs Yobo, Uche’s return

The former Rivers state FA boss feels the duo will strengthen the Super Eagles by increasing competition for places in Stephen Keshi’s squad. “Really I don’t have any qualms about that because those two players […]

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Imoh Ezekiel gets World Cup chance

Standard Liege of Belgium hotshot, Imoh Ezekiel, has been handed his first Nigeria call-up, MTNFootball.com can report. Ezekiel is one of three uncapped players for the pre-World Cup clash with others being Ramon Azeez of […]

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NTDC seeks stronger ties with NFF

The director general of Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs. Sally Mbanefo, yesterday paid a courtesy visit on the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Alhaji Aminu Maigari, congratulating the federation on several successes over […]

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NGF seeks collaboration to build golf courses

The Nigeria Golf Federation (NGF) has appealed to state governments and stakeholders to partner with the federation in its bid to construct golf courses in six geo-political zones of the country. President of the federation, […]

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Pillars confident of advancing

—CAF Champions League: Kano Pillars are confident of qualifying for the next round of the CAF Champions League despite losing 3-1 to AS Vita Club of DR Congo in their first leg encounter last Sunday […]