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Clash in Super Eagles Administration

. . . As Gernot Rohr and Joseph Yobo disagree By Alexander Adejoh The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) last Wednesday announced former Everton and Fenerbahce defender Joseph Yobo as the new Super Eagles assistant coach to work under Gernot Rohr but the German boss is unhappy with the dismissal of his former assistant Imama Amapakabo. Yobo was said to have ...

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NFF Denies Amokachi’s Appointment

By Alexander Adejoh The Communications Director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Ademola Olajire, at the Glass House, says he is not aware of former Super Eagles forward, Daniel Amokachi’s appointment to replace Bitrus Bewarang as head of the Technical Department of the federation. The former English FA Cup winner with Everton FC was reported to have been appointed by ...

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Stephen Keshi’s Stadium, Asaba to Host Eagles, Leone Stars Clash

By Alexander Adejoh Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced that next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone will be hosted in the 15,400 capacity Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State. Fides gathered that Dr Mohammed Sanusi, NFF General Secretary, said the match will be played on Friday, ...

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DOSAD to Partner with VEMARD African Football – Fr Coach

 By Alexander Adejoh The Director of Directorate of Sports Administration (DOSAD), Anambra State, Rev. Fr Coach Obinna Dike, has announced that DOSAD will be partnering with VEMARD African Football to host an Eight Club scouting tournament to be played at NEROS Sports Stadium, Nanka. Fides gathered that Fr Obinna, DOSAD Boss, said the tournament would serve as a platform to ...

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Another Nigerian League Club Sacks Coach

By Alexander Adejoh Abia Warriors Football Club, have announced last Thursday that they have parted ways with their Head Coach, Emmanuel Deutcsh for poor management of the team. The Umuahia-based club in a statement signed by the club’s secretary, Esiaba Ebere, just after they were thrashed 4-1 by their city rivals, Enyimba International, cited recent poor performances for their drastic ...

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House of Reps Tasks NFF on 2022 FIFA World Cup Ticket; Monitors Glass House’s Accountability

By Alexander Adejoh House of Representatives Committee on Sports has charged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to do everything possible to ensure that Nigeria qualify for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup. The House Committee chairman Olumide Osoba gave the directive at a meeting with the leadership of the nation’s football ruling body at the National Assembly in Abuja last ...

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Europe’s top clubs fight for Nigerian Forward Dennis

By Alexander Adejoh German Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund were amongs teams showing strong interest in Club Brugge Nigerian forward Emmanuel Dennis. Fides gathered that Dortmund head coach, Lucien Favre in particular, is enthusiastic in having the 22-year-old in his team. Also, it was gathered that a scout from the club was present during the Belgian Cup game between Club Brugge ...

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Super Eagles Unveils New Jersey

By Alexander Adejoh Super Eagles new kit has been unveiled and the new design has been inspired by the tradition agbada. It is understood that Nigerian national teams will be wearing a new look after sport kit giant, Nike, released the outfit last Thursday. Super Eagles in any moment will be wearing new jerseys for the execution of their international ...

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Nigerian Forward Enobakhare Set to Join Birmingham City From Wolves

By Alexander Adejoh Birmingham City are poised to sign Nigerian forward Bright Enobakhare from Wolverhampton Wanderers. The 21-year-old, spent the first half of the season on-loan with Wigan Athletic, but returned to Molineux after failing to get regular playing time. He enjoyed a stunning spell with Coventry City in the 2018/19 season, with the Sky Blues keen to make it ...

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