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A MUST READ: Our really busy President and Keshi’s imposition as Super Eagles coach

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PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan is a busy man. We have reasons to assume so. The insecurity in the North-East, the turmoil in his party, and debates about how well he has run Nigeria, should fully occupy anyone. Our President is different. In what versed Africans would tag, “scratching for cricket when bearing an elephant,” Dr. Jonathan […]

2014 FIFA: Why Dike rejected $7,000 World Cup bonus

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Oklahoma State Football team forward Courtney Dike has rejected the $7000 paid to her by the Nigeria Football Federation for participating at 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada saying the honour of playing for the country was enough reward for her. The 19-year-old, who is the younger sister of Super Eagles forward Bright […]

PHOTO NEWS: Oh yeah? Footballer Neymar sends private jet to bring model he met in Ibiza to Barcelona

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When you are big, you do big things…hehe. 28yr old Serbian model and reality star Soraja Vucelic (pictured) claimed in a recent interview with a Serbian newspaper that 22 year old Real Madrid and Brazilian footballer Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, sent a private jet to pick her up to visit him in Barcelona after […]

Leaked: Keshi Returns As Nigeria’s Eagles Coach As Jonathan Intervenes

Sacked Nigerian coach, Stephen Keshi

Indications have emerged that Stephen Keshi will return as the head coach of the Nigeria Super Eagles, supersport.com can report. Supersport.com learned from an inside source at the NFF on Thursday morning that Nigeria president Goodluck Jonathan has ordered that the former Nigerian international be reinstated as the head coach of the African champions. The […]

VIDEO NEWS: We can compete – Van Persie

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Robin van Persie said “the stadium exploded” in celebration when his injury-time goal clinched a late draw for Manchester United against Chelsea. The Dutchman, who conjured the perfect captain’s intervention late in the match, also feels that by earning a point United also proved one: the Reds are progressing and can compete with the best […]

AWC 2014: Nigeria’s Super Falcons are African Champion for seventh time

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The Nigerian national women’s team, Super Falcons, have reclaimed the African title they lost two years ago after they beat their Cameroonian counterparts 2-0 on Saturday in Windhoek, Namibia. Two goals in the first half from Desire Oparanozie and Asisat Oshoala was all that was needed for Nigeria to claim an astonishing seventh Africa Women […]

NFF Crisis: Confusion As Giwa Takes Over, Restores Sacked Keshi As Nigeria Coach

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The leadership crisis in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) took a turn for the worse on Thursday, as Chris Giwa took charge of the Glass House, the NFF headquarters in Abuja, in accordance with the order of the Jos High Court that nullified the election of the NFF board led by Amaju Pinnick as president. […]

FINALLY! Keshi reacts to his sack rumour, says he was…..

Stephen Keshi

The former coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi has said that he was not sacked by the Nigeria Football Federation. Breaking his silence in Ilorin on Saturday over his sacking by the NFF, he argued that his contract with the NFF ended with the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, saying it would be inappropriate […]

Revealed: Keshi Gets New Job Few Days After NFF Sack, Expected To Finalise Contract

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Sacked Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi is expected in Ethiopia this week to finalise discussions over taking charge of the country’s team, AfricanFootball.com has been told. A close source in the Ethiopian FA, who did not want to be identified, told AfricanFootball.com Sunday morning they expect Keshi in Addis Ababa this week to continue talks on […]

Shocker! Keshi Denies Being Sacked By NFF

Sacked Nigerian coach, Stephen Keshi

Former Nigeria head coach Stephen Keshi has spoken out against reports that he was fired from his post as the national team mentor. Shuaibu Amodu has since taken over the reins of the Super Eagles with the side sitting in third place in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying Group A, which is outside an automatic […]


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