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AFCON 2023: Super Eagles’ final Group A qualifying opponents confirmed

CAF has resolved the dispute between Mauritius and São Tomé and Príncipe in favour of the Dodos Mauritius have confirmed their place in the 2023…
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Posted in Africa Ligue 1

Ivorian star pips Super Eagles forward to top French Ligue 1 award

Ivorian international, Seko Fofana has been voted as the Best African Player in the Ligue 1 RC Lens captain, Seko Fofana has beaten Super Eagles…
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Al Ahly wants equal opportunities for finalists

Al Ahly insist they will play the CAF Champions League final no matter the venue, although they are continuing to push for the game to…
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“It has been carnage” – Super Eagles star discusses preparation for Rangers vs Frankfurt Europa League final

The Gers go up against the German side in what promises to be an action-packed evening in Seville on Wednesday Super Eagles defender Calvin Bassey…
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Nigeria’s best Under-21 stars in Europe

Nigeria is arguably the most talented team on the continent, with players in some of the top leagues in the world. Other young stars have…
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Posted in Africa Bundesliga

Video: Record scorer Taiwo Awoniyi leads Union Berlin’s Europa League celebrations

Nigeria striker Taiwo Awoniyi scored a late winner to give Union Berlin a 3-2 win against VfL Bochum in the Bundesliga on Saturday. His second…
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Posted in Africa Serie A

Nigeria goal watch: Osimhen, Dessers, Nwakaeme, others on target abroad

Soccernet.ng highlights the exploits of a few Nigerian footballers who made their way to their respective clubs’ scoresheet within the last 24 hours. In the…
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Pirates, Berkane progress to Caf Confed Cup final

Orlando Pirates and RS Berkane will meet in the 2022 CAF Confederation Cup final after winning their semi-final ties on Sunday. Pirates were beaten 1-0…
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Posted in Africa Serie A

Osimhen rises on Napoli all-time scorers list, beats personal record

Osimhen scored Napoli’s opener as they defeated Genoa on Sunday The Super Eagles forward scored his 14th league goal of the season and 18th in…
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NPFL Roundup: Kano Pillars sink further into relegation waters; Remo Stars rise to 3rd

From Aba to Akure to Katsina, nine matches were played across the country this weekend with different tales coming out of the venues Week 28…
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Posted in Africa Premier League

Iwobi faces late relegation tussle as Everton suffer risky home defeat

Everton’s relegation tussle became even more difficult on Sunday as they lost at home to Brentford Brentford manager, Thomas Frank got the better of his…
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NFF appoints new Super Eagles coach as Finidi takes new role

Nigeria Football Federation has announced a new Super Eagles coach on Sunday After weeks of endless reports of the Portuguese being the frontrunner for the…
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Posted in Africa Serie A

Outstanding Osimhen powers Napoli to victory against Genoa

The Super Eagles star gave yet another spectacular performance for the Partenopeans to keep their hopes of a second-place finish alive  Super Eagles striker Victor…
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Two Super Eagles stars in action, three benched as Leicester City humiliate Watford

There was no fight left in the relegated Hornets as they succumbed tamely to yet another home defeat to a Premier League rival Five Super…
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Mission accomplished: Super Eagles goalkeeper stars as Rotterdam’s Gladiators escape relegation

The Rotterdammers flirted with relegation for most of the campaign, but they sealed their top-flight status with an emphatic away victory on Sunday Super Eagles…
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Posted in AFCON Africa

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles to tackle Baby Elephants for AFCON U20 ticket

The national under-20 team will need to overcome their Ivorian counterpart to book a place at the competition proper Nigeria will trade tackles with Ivory…
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AFCON OC Boss: Stadiums will be ready six months before

François Amichia, the president of the Organising Committee (OC) of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in the Ivory Coast, has assured that the…
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Al Ahly set up CAFCL final showdown with Wydad

Al Ahly have set up a CAF Champions League final showdown with Wydad Casablanca in Morocco on May 30 after a 2-2 draw ES Setif…
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Lampard wants another Nigerian star at Everton

The Nigerian star has been outstanding in the Turkish Super Lig, and the toffees are considering recruiting him if they stay afloat  Premier League side…
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Transfers: Who are Nigeria’s hottest properties in the market?

With the summer transfer window just around the corner, clubs are drawing up their shopping list, dusting their purses, and calling their bankers Several Nigerian…
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