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Bafana deny Super Eagles 2015 AFCON ticket

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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

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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 […]

PHOTO NEWS: AKWA IBOM INTERNATIONAL STADIUM

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AKWA IBOM STADIUM OPENING: 2 Feared Dead, 20 Injured

The much-awaited opening of the Akwa Ibom International Stadium might have turned into the tragedy, as 2 people feared dead and 20 injured. According to Premium Times reports with reference to the NAN, the incident was caused by the stampede at the inauguration ceremony of the new stadium on November 7. At the current moment […]

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 […]


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