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Super Eagles Star Victor Osimhen Wins his First Serie A Award

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, has picked his first major award in the Italian Serie A after he was named the player for the month last September. The Nigerian international has been in brilliant form for the Neapolitans and has now been rewarded for his extraordinary performance Osimhen started the campaign on a disappointing note in ...

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Iheanacho Equals Okocha, Martins’ Premier League Record after Scoring On His Birthday

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, made history as the third Nigerian to score on his birthday having found the net in the Foxes 2-2 draw against Crystal Palace at the Selhurst Park last Sunday. Iheanacho gave the former Premier League champions the lead on 31st minute capitalising on Joachim Andersen’s mistake. That made him the third ...

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Awoniyi: I Can’t Wait To Make Super Eagles Debut

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Union Berlin forward, Taiwo Awoniyi, is looking forward to making his maiden appearance for Nigeria, Fides reports. The 24-year-old was handed a late invitation on Sunday by head coach Gernot Rohr as replacement for the injured Terem Moffi. Awoniyi has been in fantastic form for Union Berlin this season with five goals in seven league appearances. ...

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Reasons An Indigenous Coach Can’t Handle Super Eagles For Now – Obi

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Christian Obi, a former Nigeria goalkeeper, says that an indigenous football coach can’t handle the nation’s senior team, the Super Eagles, for now because of some negative influences on the team. Obi, a Health and Physical Education graduate of University of Ibadan, reckons that the present process of hiring coaches for the Super Eagles is never ...

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Ex-PSG Star Set to Join NPFL Giants Enugu Rangers

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Former Paris Saint-Germain and Benin Republic forward Stéphane Sessegnon is linked with a move to Enugu Rangers, reports Fides. Unconfirmed reports has it that Sessegnon who has been without a club since since June 2020 is very close to joining the Flying Antelopes. It is believed that negotiations are reportedly very advanced and the former Sunderland ...

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Carabao Cup: Iheanacho, Lookman on Target as Leicester Advance; Man United Crash

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Kelechi Iheanacho and Ademola Lookman got both goals as Leicester City defeated Championship club Millwall 2-0 away to progress into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup last Wednesday with Wilfred Ndidi also in action for Leicester. Fides discovered that it was Iheanacho’s first goal of the season for Leicester while Lookman also opened his goals ...

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I chose Everton over Juventus –Yobo

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Former Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo, said he chose Everton over an option to join Juventus after meeting with then manager David Moyes. Yobo said this in an article published on Everton’s website.According to the Super Eagles assistant coach he thought he would only make Everton as a stepping stone after featuring at the 2002 World ...

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Record-breaker Tobi Amusan earns sports minister’s praise

… Sunday Dare says reform of sports sector non-negotiable By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Nigeria’s Youth and Sports Development Minister Sunday Dare has congratulated sprint hurdler, Tobi Amusan, on her historic feat at the Weltklasse Diamond League meeting in Zurich last Thursday where Amusan ran to a blistering 12.42 seconds to break Glory Alozie’s 21-year-old 100m hurdles African record (12.44s). Amusan, ...

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