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This Is What Liberian President, Weah Said About Nigerian Football

George Weah, John Ogu

Liberia may have suffered a 2-1 defeat to Nigeria in a friendly game on Tuesday, but president George Weah still made some remarks about Nigerian football. Speaking after Tuesday night’s exhibition match between the Lone Star and the Super Eagles at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Monrovia, Weah, a

Russia 2018: Super Eagles Leave Russia in Trickles

Players of Nigeria’s Super Eagles have been exiting their Essentuki Camp Base in Russia one by one after the team failed to advance from the group state of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Nigeria lost 2-1 to Argentina, consequently surrendering the second qualification ticket to the Lionel Messi-led side. Nigeria Football Federation

Russia 2018: Super Eagles coach targets Semi-final place

Super Eagles assistant coach Salisu Yusuf is targeting a semifinal spot at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Nigeria has not gone past the Round of 16 in their five appearances at the world cup. But Yusuf is optimistic 2018 will be a better year. “Every team in our group (Group D) is in

Super Eagles move nine places higher in FIFA ranking

Nigeria's senior national team, Super Eagles, have moved nine steps higher in the February ranking by World Football Governing Body, FIFA. The Super Eagles now occupy the 41 spot in the world, and 7 in Africa. The most significant changes for the February edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking arrive courtesy of

No, Gernot Rohr Wouldn’t Say That!

Earlier this month, Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was widely reported as actively canvassing the Nigeria Football Federation to increase the bonus of the Eagles, to assure qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. It turned out that the interpretation given to the actual statement made by the coach was at

Super Eagles make world top 50 in FIFA ranking

Super Eagles have moved a step up to occupy the 50th spot in the latest FIFA ranking for January 2017. Nigeria also moved one step higher from 7th to 8th position in Africa. Senegal and Ivory Coast maintained the top two spots, but Egypt displaced Tunisia to the 3rd spot, leaving fellow

Super Eagles to face South Africa, Libya, Seycheles for 2019 AFCON

The draw for the 2019 African Nations Cup qualifiers was made in Libreville on Thursday, with Nigeria drawn along with South Africa, Libya and Seycheles. In the Preliminary round Sao Tome and Principe v Madagascar; Comoros Islands v Mauritius, Djibouti v South Sudan will play two legs in March. All the national

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