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Folarin picks Oyedepo as running mate

Folarin teslim

Twenty-four hours to the deadline for the final submission of candidates by political parties, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Oyo State, Senator Teslim Folarin, on Wednesday, unveiled his running mate for the 2015 election, Mr Ezekiel Oyedepo. ADVERTISEMENT Oyedepo was a former chairman of Oriire Local Government Area in the state. Also, […]

AFCON: Why we can’t sack Keshi — NFF finally opens up

Keshi and Amaju

The leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation have admitted that their hands are tied where Stephen Keshi’s tenure as coach of the Eagles is concerned. Nigerians are calling for the resignation of Keshi following his failure to qualify Nigeria for next year’s AFCON defence of the title he won in 2013. But the Edo born […]

AFCON: I’m still the right man for Eagles- Keshi insists

Stephen Keshi

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi is adamant that he is the right man to lead the Super Eagles into the future. Disaster struck last week for Nigeria when they failed to qualify for Africa Cup of Nations, a tournament they won in its most recent edition, 2013. Keshi, who was relieved of his duties before being […]

Aftermath of Eagles’ failure in AFCON: The smartest thing for Keshi is to….- NFF urges

Keshi and Amaju

Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has been urged not to try to stay in the job after failing to qualify the team for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. Keshi is currently without a contract with the Nigeria Football Federation. And a top NFF official told BBC Sport: “Walking away honourably would be the smartest […]

Kojo faulted Jonathan’s hand in Eagles failiure


— attacks NFF for accepting responsibility for Keshi’s failure Outspoken former head of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Anthony Koj-Williams has blamed President Goodluck Jonathan for the failure of the Super Eagles to qualify for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea President Goodluck Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan Speaking yesterday to Saturday Vanguard […]

Nigeria crashes out of Africa Cup of Nations 2015


Defending champion Nigeria will not defend its Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title in Equatorial Guinea after failing to qualify from Group A. The Super Eagles were held 2-2 by the Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the new Akwa Ibom International Stadium in Uyo, meaning they finished outside of their group’s top two automatic […]

Nigeria 2-2 South Africa: Super Eagles out of Africa Cup of Nations despite comeback


Sone Aluko’s double was not enough to send the reigning champions into next year’s finals, with Congo edging into through behind Bafana Bafana from Group A Nigeria are out of the Africa Cup of Nations 2015 despite coming from behind to hold South Africa to a 2-2 draw at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium in […]

Bafana deny Super Eagles 2015 AFCON ticket


Bafana Bafana, Wednesday night, at the Nest of Champions in Uyo, held Nigeria to a 2-2 draw. Despite this scoreline, Nigeria failed to qualify for 2015 Africa Nations Cup. Tokelo Rantie scored a brace for the Mandela nation while Sone Aluko scored Nigeria’s goals. Congo defeated Sudan 1-0 to join South Africa as the second […]

AFCON Qualifiers: Super Eagles soar in Congo with 2:0

Super Eagles promised a huge sum of money to win against Argentina

The Super Eagles on Saturday showed Champions stuff when they secured a crucial 0-2 win over Congo in their penultimate game of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The Eagles knew they needed not just a win over the Red Devils at Pointe Noire and they gave it their all to secure the needed […]

My destiny not tied to Super Eagles job…I can do without it- says Keshi

Stephen Keshi

Super Eagles head coach Stephen Keshi has shrugged off the issue surrounding his contract extension with the country’s football federation, NFF saying his “destiny” is not tied to the Super Eagles job. The African champions face their Congolese counterparts, the Red Devils, at the Stade Municipal in Pointe-Noire in a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations […]


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