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Balogun speaks on World Cup miss

Super Eagles defender, Leon Balogun, has shared his thoughts on the country’s failure to qualify for the ongoing 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The Eagles blew their chance to reach football’s greatest showpiece after playing...

Super Eagles gaffer in Qatar to monitor African teams

Super Eagles coach, Jose Peseiro, is currently at the ongoing Qatar 2022 World Cup to monitor teams, particularly African sides, in a bid to analyze their style of play. The 62-year-old, who was appointed in...

Super Eagles become Africa’s most expensive team

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have become the most expensive football team in Africa, according to the latest financial rankings of national teams.  The Super Eagles missed out on the ongoing 2022 World Cup in Qatar, but...

I wanted Pepe’s jersey for my son – Finidi

Super Eagles assistant coach, Finidi George, has come out to clear the air about talks of him begging defender Pepe for his jersey after Thursday’s international friendly against Portugal in Lisbon. Following Nigeria’s 4-0 drubbing...

Osimhen has great respect for Nigeria, claims Oma Akatugba

Nigerian journalist and a close pal of Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen, Oma Akatugba has confirmed that the Nigerian star failed to make the friendly fixture against Portugal because of a slight injury he...

Peseiro speaks on Osimhen, Super Eagles’ chances against Portugal

Super Eagles coach Jose Peseiro, in his pre-match interview ahead of Nigeria’s friendly with Portugal, is optimistic about Nigeria’s chances on Thursday. The game against Portugal will be played at the Estadio Jose Alvalade on...

Envoy predicts Super Eagles victory over Ronaldo’s Portugal

Nigeria’s ambassador to Portugal, Alex Kefas has backed the Super Eagles to beat Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal in an international friendly match on Thursday, November 17. It is a grade-A friendly between the former continental champions...

Every team wants Osimhen – Peseiro

Super Eagles coach, Jose Peseiro, believes that Victor Osimhen is going to be on the radar of every top club in Europe when the 2023 summer transfer window opens. The 23-year-old forward has been in...

Ekong, Osimhen set to return to action

William Troost-Ekong and Victor Osimhen could return to action for their respective sides this weekend. Ekong has successfully recovered from a hamstring problem that ruled him out of Nigeria’s game against Algeria and could feature...

Super Eagles drop in latest FIFA ranking

Nigeria have dropped out of the top 31 football nations in the world following a bad run of form in the last set of friendlies. After failing to nick anything from the friendly against Algeria...

Ekong ruled out until mid-October

Super Eagles defender, William Troost-Ekong is not expected to make a return to football until mid-October after picking up an injury while on international duty with Nigeria. The 29-year-old was part of the Super Eagles...

Peseiro defends Uzoho, pleased with team’s effort

Super Eagles coach, Jose Peseiro, has jumped to the defence of goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho, following his side’s 2-1 loss to Algeria in an international friendly on Tuesday. Nigeria and Algeria were locked at 1-1 when...

Super Eagles stars blame referee for defeat to Algeria

Super Eagles forward Moses Simon has expressed his disappointment over Nigeria’s 2-1 loss to Algeria. However, he believes that the result could have been better if the referees were not biased in their decision. Moses,...

Awoniyi speaks on Super Eagles’ draw with Algeria B

Super Eagles striker Taiwo Awoniyi has expressed disappointment at Nigeria’s 2-2 draw against Algeria’s B side, but he believes that the team picked a lot of positives from the game despite the result. Nigeria and...

Super Eagles: All 24 invited players now in camp

All invited players called up to the Super Eagles have all arrived in Constantine ahead of Nigeria’s friendly against Algeria This does not include those who have been declared injured and will not be part...

Moffi urged by Finidi to take Eagles chance

Super Eagles assistant coach, George Finidi, had asked forward Terem Moffi to take his chance ahead of Nigeria’s international friendly with Algeria in Oran next Tuesday. The Lorient striker has hit top form this campaign...

Musa, Chukwueze out of Algeria friendly

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa and Samuel Chukwueze, will play no part in Nigeria’s international friendly against Algeria next Tuesday. The friendly against Algeria is billed for the Miloud Hadefi Stadium, Oran on Tuesday, September...

Injuries rock Super Eagles Camp ahead of Algeria Friendly

It appears another Super Eagles star will likely miss Nigeria’s next outing, as injuries hit the camp of the former African Champions. Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo, who plies his trade in Spain with CD...
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Onazi lends support to CHAN Eagles ahead of Ghana clash

Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has backed the Super Eagles B team to beat their counterparts from Ghana in the African Nations Championship qualifiers on Sunday. The CHAN Eagles team have been in Abuja for...

CHAN Qualifiers: Eagles intensify preparations ahead of Ghana clash

The camp of the Super Eagles B has been bubbling since the team was announced by coach Salisu Yusuf some weeks back. Camped at the Bolton White Apartments in Abuja, Yusuf and his team...

Nottingham Forest set to announce £20m Dennis deal

Premier League newboys Nottingham Forest are close to announcing their 13th signing of the summer after agreeing a deal with Watford for striker Emmanuel Dennis. Forest in their first appearance in the topflight in many...

Super sub Joe Aribo spurs brilliant Southampton comeback with first PL goal

Super Eagles midfielder Joe Aribo was decisive in his home debut for Southampton as they narrowly escaped defeat in the Premier League on Saturday. The midfielder was snapped up by the Saints on a four-year...

Ademola Lookman scores in Atalanta debut

Super Eagles forward Ademola Lookman was among the goalscorers as Atalanta began their 2022/22 Serie A campaign on a winning note. Lookman, after an excellent year at Leicester City, recently joined the Italian Goddess from...

Atalanta captain believes Okoli is Serie A quality

Atalanta captain Rafael Toloi has disclosed that Nigerian defender Memeh Caleb Okoli is set to become a key player for the Bergamo side in the Serie A this season. The Brazilian-born Italy international is convinced...

CAF Awards: Super Eagles duo miss out on final shortlist

The final shortlist for this year’s CAF awards has been revealed by the football governing body on Monday. Simon, who was shortlisted for the Men’s Player of the Year award, and Amoo, who was in...

Mikel Obi names the best coach he has played under

Former Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has named the former Super Eagles head coach has the best Super Eagles coach he played under. Mikel, who was in Nigeria recently for a talent hunt programme...
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Chidera Ejuke close to Bundesliga move

Super Eagles forward, Chidera Ejuke, is set for a move to Hertha Berlin on loan,  according to reports in Germany. The German club have been in search of some attacking reinforcements, with the hope of...

Moses Simon makes CAF Player of the Year nominee list

Moses Simon was officially unveiled as one of the 30 players on the Confederation of African Football (CAF) nominees' list for the African Men's Player of the Year award on Thursday. Simon has been exceptional...

Sadio Mane: Nigeria missing World Cup, a big blow to African football

Senegal's all-time leading goalscorer Sadio Mane has said that Nigeria's absence from the 2022 FIFA World Cup is a big blow to African football. Mane and his Teranga Lions teammates are preparing to take on...
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FIFA Rankings: Super Eagles drop a place in world power rankings

The latest FIFA rankings have been released and Nigeria have dropped by one place. The FIFA rankings are released after every international break. The Super Eagles entered the last round of international games as the...

The real reason Sunday Oliseh fell out with Mikel Obi – ex-Nigerian international reveals

Sunday Oliseh's stance on John Mikel Obi has been revealed to be a result of the Super Eagles legend feeling intimidated by the former Chelsea man. In a discussion alongside Emmanuel Babayaro on The Athletes...

Sunday Oliseh discusses John Obi Mikel, Jay Jay Okocha in new interview

Former Super Eagles captain and manager Sunday Oliseh has recently spoken about his time in the national team as manager and coach. Oliseh and Emmanuel Babayaro went on The Athletes Podcast hosted by Matthew Edafe...
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Joe Aribo praised for incredible 70-game outing in 2021/22 season

Super Eagles midfielder Joe Aribo has earned praise for an incredible 2021/22 season which saw him play a whopping 70 games to become the most used player in the season. Aribo was a key part...

Former Nigeria striker talks changes to Super Eagles attack under Peseiro

32-cap Nigerian International Julius Agahowa has spoken about the changes he has noticed in the Super Eagles’ attack under new manager Jose Peseiro. Agahowa was one of the national team’s most prolific strikers in his...

Sao Tome and Principe 0 – 10 Nigeria: Analyzing Super Eagles biggest win

It was an amazing, yet surprising Monday afternoon for fans of Nigerian football as the Super Eagles put ten goals past The Falcons and the True Parrots in Agadir, Morocco. The Sao Tome team had...

Sao Tome and Principe 0 -10 Nigeria: Osimhen bags four as Peseiro secures Super...

The Super Eagles of Nigeria thrashed The Falcons and The True Parrots of Sao Tom and Principe by 10 goals to nothing at the Stade Adrar in Agadir, Morocco as they continue their charge...
Should Ahmed Musa retire after earning Centurion cap for the Super Eagles?

Musa: We will play quality football against Sao Tome

Captain of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Ahmed Musa has stated that the team will show their quality against Sao Tome and Principe in their upcoming qualifiers match. The race to the 2023 African Cup...
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Uzoho gives vote of confidence to Peseiro after first two weeks

Francis Uzoho has given his verdict on the new manager after his first two weeks at the helm of the Super Eagles ship. The Portuguese tactician was appointed after a drawn-out process which saw a...

Ahmed Musa declares availability for AFCON 2023 despite earlier retirement comments

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has backtracked on his comments to retire from playing for Nigeria in the African Cup of Nations. Earlier in the year, the Fatih Karagümrük forward claimed that the two tournaments...

Super Eagles release 27-man squad list for AFCON qualifiers

The Super Eagles under the leadership of Jose Peseiro have announced a 27-man shortlist for the upcoming African Cup of Nations qualifiers. The qualifiers for the 2023 African Cup of Nations which will be hosted...

Ecuador 1-0 Nigeria: Wastefulness to blame for second friendly loss

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have officially wrapped up their friendly match tour in the United States of America with another loss to La Tri of Ecuador. The Super Eagles built on their decent showings...

A draw against Ecuador not a bad result – Finidi

Super Eagles assistant coach Finidi George has said that the team will take a draw against La Tri of Ecuador as a positive result. The Nigerian national team are about to face the South American...

Super Eagles Transfer News: Aston Villa urged to go for Dennis; Onyekuru returns to...

The 2021/22 season saw one of the best all-round performances from individual stars of the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the world came to know the talent that exists in the most populous black...

Umar cites African legends Drogba and Adebayor as striker influences

Sadiq Umar, who could not be part of the Super Eagles squad for their friendlies against Mexico and Ecuador, has cited African greats Didier Drogba and Emmanuel Adebayor as his inspiration. The UD Almeria man...

Dessers scores in first Super Eagles start as Peseiro loses first match in charge

Cyriel Dessers marked his return to the Super Eagles with a goal to draw the team level against Mexico but it was not enough as Jose Peseiro lost his first game in charge. Nigeria and...
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Peseiro: Blame me for mistakes, not the players

New Super Eagles manager Jose Peseiro has come out to back his players from the onset ahead of his first official match in charge of the team. After meeting with his new squad and staff...

Jose Peseiro resumes duty as Super Eagles manager; states immediate target

Former Venezuela national team manager Jose Peseiro has officially resumed full duties as the head coach of the Nigerian national team. The Portuguese, who has also managed Sporting Lisbon, was appointed early in may after...

Maduka Okoye opts out of Super Eagles friendly matches

Super Eagles goalkeeper Maduka Okoye has opted out of the upcoming friendlies against Mexico and Ecuador. Both matches have been booked to help the Super Eagles prepare for their upcoming 2023 African Cup of Nations...
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Finidi assures Nigerians of home based players inclusion in Super Eagles

Assistant manager of the Super Eagles, George Finidi, has assured Nigerians, the stakeholders and followers of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) that the league will have more representation in the Super Eagles. The 1995...

Ex-Manchester City defender regrets missing out on Super Eagles chance

Nedum Onuoha of Manchester City fame has given a tell-all interview about how he rejected the chance to represent Nigeria in his playing days and the regret he feels as a result of that...