By James Agberebi: Former Spain and current Libya national team coach Javier Clemente has tipped the Super Eagles to rival Algeria for their group’s sole 2018 FIFA World Cup ticket. The Eagles are drawn in Group B alongside Algeria, Cameroon and Zambia in Africa’s final qualifying round. Clemente’s team, Libya, are in Group A with ... Read More
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By Dare Esan: Sprint hurdler Tobi Amusan is expected to land in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Monday for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Junior Championships which begin on Tuesday. The Nigerian, touted as the favourite to win the country’s first ever gold in the 100m hurdles at the championships, was expected to leave ... Read More
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By Sab Osuji: Nigeria international and Abia Warriors forward, Chisom Chikatara, has finally linked up with Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Chikatara landed in Casablanca to the warm embrace of Wydad officials Sunday morning after flying Air Maroc on Saturday evening. This development thus ended weeks of speculation over the 2016 African Nations ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: OB Odense midfielder Izunna Uzochukwu says he is eager about returning to the Nigeria squad following a series of impressive showings for his club in pre-season, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Izunna who is yet to get another call-up to the Super Eagles after featuring for the team last year against Tanzania has been one ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Photo courtesy LMC (Rivers United vs 3SC): Wikki Tourists failed to regain top position in the Nigeria Professional Football League after rallying back to secure a 1-1 away draw against Niger Tornadoes on Sunday at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Enugu Rangers reclaimed first position after securing a 3-2 away draw ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Nigeria U-23s defeated Charleston Battery 1-0 on Sunday in their second pre-Rio 2016 Olympics friendly in the USA, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Charleston Battery play in the United Soccer League, the third division in the United States of America professional soccer hierarchy. The win was the team’s first since the Nigeria U-23s arrived in ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: The Technical and Development Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation will interview Frenchman Paul Le Guen on Monday via long-distance voice and video call application Skype for the Super Eagles job, Completesportsnigeria.com has reliably gathered. A top source revealed that the NFF have no funds to fly in the two foreigners who ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Nigeria Professional Football League champions Enyimba beat Kano Pillars 2-1 in a matchday 27 fixture on Sunday to move in to the fourth position in the table, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Ifeanyi Anaemena fired the Peoples Elephant ahead in the 10th minute. The visitors responded immediately with Adamu Mohammed scoring the equalising goal a ... Read More
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Former Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh has bluntly stated that he no longer has any relationship with Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick. Oliseh resigned from his post as Super Eagles head coach in February citing unpaid wages and a lack of support from the NFF. Although the wage dispute has not been resolved, with Oliseh ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Lobi Stars forward Anthony Okpotu is set to dump the club once again for a move abroad, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Okpotu only rejoined the Makurdi-based outfit last year after severing ties with Libyan side Al Ittihad. The striker who has scored 12 goals for Lobi Stars in the Nigeria Professional Football League this ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Shooting Stars head coach Gbenga Ogunbote is looking to avenge his side’s defeat to Rivers United in the Federation Cup when they face each other in a Nigeria Professional Football League matchday 27 fixture on Sunday at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt. The Oluyole Warlords were edged out 3-2 on penalties ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Chelsea coach Antonio Conte believes much-criticised midfielder Mikel Obi is still needed at the club despite the arrival of France midfielder Nâ€™Golo Kante, Completesportsnigeria.com can report. Mikel faces a tough fight for playing time ahead of the coming season with the Â£30m arrival of Kante as well as the presence of Nemanja ... Read More
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By Nurudeen Obalola: Nigeria stars Mikel Obi and Victor Moses posted contrasting performances on Saturday as Antonio Conte began his Chelsea reign with a 2-0 defeat at Rapid Vienna. Rapid scored first in the eighth minute when Joelinton rounded Asmir Begovic in the Chelsea goal. Tomi Correa sealed the win for the hosts in the 83rd ... Read More
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Nigeria's representatives in this year edition of the Gothia Cup, TikiTaka Academy, have left the country for Sweden to participate in the competition. The team comprising U-20 players was led by chief scout Efe Erusafe, head coach Akeju Asprilla and secretary Segun Adebayo for the trip. Director of the Academy, Prince Adetola, expressed confidence that ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Enugu Rangers boosted their title hopes by recording a 3-2 away win against Akwa United at the Godswil Akpabio Stadium, Uyo on Saturday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The Coal City side now sit on top of the table with 46 points, three more than second-placed Wikki Tourists who are away against Niger Tornadoes on Sunday. ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Nigeria's U-17 side, the Golden Eaglets, beat Sia 1 Academy 5-0 in a friendly match at the FIFA Goal Project, Abuja on Saturday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The Eaglets dominated the game against the side bankrolled by U-23 Eagles coach, Samson Siasia, from start to finish and could have scored more goals but for their wastefulness. ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Nigeria international Oghenekaro Etebo hit a brace as his newly promoted Portuguese side CD Feirense beat Tourizense 6-0 in a pre-season game on Saturday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The former Warri Wolves midfielder who is expected to feature for Nigeria in the football event of the Rio Olympic Games scored the opening goal for ... Read More
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Chelsea have confirmed the signing of N’Golo Kante from PremierLeague champions Leicester. France midfielder Kante cost Chelsea around Â£30m. “The second addition to Antonio Conteâ€™s squad for the coming season has been completed. Nâ€™Golo Kante is a Chelsea player,” the 2014/2015 EPL champions announced on their official website on Saturday. “Following on from the signing ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Belgian coach Tom Saintfiet says he turned his back on managing the Super Eagles due to lack of information from the Nigeria Football Federation, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Saintfiet, alongside two other coaches, Frenchman Paul Le Guen and Salisu Yusuf, were last week shortlisted for the role of the Super Eagles head coach by ... Read More
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By Sab Osuji: Nigeria Professional Football League side, Warri Wolves have spoken to Completesportsnigeria.com, denying reports that their Dutch gaffer, Ard Sluis, has stepped down, stressing there was no iota of truth in the report being speculated in the social media. Timi Ebikagboro, Media Officer of the Nigeria U-23 men's football team who are currently ... Read More
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