By Adeboye Amosu: Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama is expected to be in goal tonight when his club Lille Metropole host Champions Paris Saint-Germain at the Stade Pierre Mauroy, in their opening game of the 2015/2016 French Ligue 1 season, Completesportnigeria.com reports. Lille who finished in disappointing eight position last term will be out to ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: FIFA U-17 World Cup defending champions, the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria, have been drawn into a tough group in this year’s competition. The champions will be up against hosts Chile, Croatia and the United States of America. The draw was held in the early hours of Thursday in Santiago, Chile. The 2015 ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, believes that Chuba Akpom’s loan move to Championship side, Hull City, will aide his football development. Akpom and Isaac Hayden both signed for Hull City on loan as they seek to gain further first-team experience this season. “There is a moment in your career where you are not ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Despite Nigeria’s attempts to lure Liverpool’s youngster, Jordan Ibe, to switch his allegiance, it is reported that theÂ winger is set to commit his international future to England. On Wednesday, Super Eagles head coach Sunday Oliseh held talks with the 19-year-old winger at Liverpool’s Melwood training centre about the youngster’s international future. ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Sunshine Stars returned to the summit of the Glo Premier League on Wednesday courtesy of a 2-0 win against Sharks at the Akure Township Stadium. Both sides wasted clear cut chances early in the game, but it was the home side who took the lead in the ninth minute through Prince Aggreh. ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: Taiwo Awoniyi could be set to ply his trade in the Spanish La Liga following enquiries from two Spanish clubs, Atletico Madrid and Getafe. But the U-23 Eagles star insists he will only go for a club willing to give him playing time. Completesportsnigeria.com has exclusively scooped that Atleico, who won the ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Warri Wolves striker, Gbolahan Salami, is braced up for the fight to become the leading marksman in the Nigeria Professional Football League this season. The erstwhile Enyimba forward hit a brace in his side’s 3-0 win against Ifeanyi Ubah on Wednesday. The two goals increased his tally for the season to nine, ... Read More
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Manchester United and PSG have confirmed the sale of Argentina star Angel Di Maria to the French champions. The English club announced the sale on their website on Thursday, writing: “Manchester United can confirm that the sale of Angel Di Maria to Paris Saint-Germain is complete. “The Argentina international was signed from Real Madrid for ... Read More
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The Super Falcons, for the second time in a row, will not be at the Olympic Games no thanks to their 2-1 loss to Equatorial Guinea in Bata on Sunday. The team suffered the same fate during the qualifiers for the London 2012 Olympic when they lost to Cameroon in a penalty shootout. Not a ... Read More
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The Super Eagles got a small lift on Thursday when they rose in the FIFA rankings to 53rd in the world. They thus climbed four places from last month, when they plummeted an unprecedented 14 places. There are however no changes in Nigeria’s points total, which remains 601, and their African ranking, which stays at ... Read More
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The Super Eagles have collectively congratulated their colleague Ahmed Musa on the birth of his new baby. The CSKA Moscow star became a father for the second time this week when his wife, Jemila, was delivered of a baby girl. Musa’s first child is a boy. The Super Eagles official Twitter handle formally expressed the ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Former Nigeria international, Etim Esin, has hailed the promotion of Kelechi Iheanacho to the Manchester City first team squad for the 2015/2016 EPL season. On Wednesday, Iheanacho, alongside two other academy graduates, Jason Denayer and Marcos Lopes, were confirmed during City’s annual award ceremony. In a chat with completesportsnigeria.com, Esin described it ... Read More
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—Mourinho Allays Nigeria Star’s Injury Fears By James Agberebi: Nigeria internationals, John Mikel Obi and Victor Moses, were in action for Chelsea in their 1-0 loss to Fiorentina, in the International Champions Cup.Â It was Chelsea’s second straight defeat after their loss to Arsenal on Sunday. Both started the match, but Moses was taken off ... Read More
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Nigerian officials have met with Liverpool starlet Jordon Ibe in a bid to make him ditch England and play for the Super Eagles, claims the Mirror. Ibe, 19, has played for England at U-18, U-19 and U-20 levels but he is eligible for the Super Eagles through his Nigerian father, David. Jordon is in line ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: Super Eagles striker Ikechukwu Uche is proud of his Mexican side Tigres UANL despite their 3-0 defeat in the wee hours of Thursday against Argentina’s River Plate in the second leg final of the 2015 Copa Libertadores. The 0-0 stalemate in the first leg gave Los Millonarios a slight edge, but the ... Read More
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Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has given a strong indication that he will give Victor Moses another opportunity to play in the team. The Chelsea star has not played for the national team since the 2014 World Cup, where he reportedly fell out with then coach, Stephen Keshi. Completesportsnigeria.com reports that Oliseh is expected to ... Read More
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—Echiejile Dropped, Fatai Eyes More Goals By James Agberebi: The return legs of the third qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League qualifiers take place on Tuesday and Wednesday with some Nigerian players expected to be in action for their respective clubs. On Tuesday, AS Monaco's Nigerian left-back Elderson Echiejile will not be involved as ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: The League Management Company have formally charged FC Taraba for failing to meet their financial obligations to their players. The League body has therefore in line with the provision of the relevant rules ordered the club to pay all amounts due within 60 days. The players have been owed salaries for several ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: â€‹Super Eagles defender â€‹Elderson Echiejile has been left out of the Monaco squad to face Young Boys in Tuesday night's Champions League second leg clash. Echiejile missed the first leg due to a bout of malaria but despiteâ€‹ rejoining â€‹ the group at the weekend â€‹he was left out for the clash. ... Read More
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EXCLUSIVE: By Johnny Edward: A bromide copy of the letter from former Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi seeking redress from the Nigeria Football Federation has been exclusively obtained by completesportnigeria.com. Keshi who was fired by the NFF under controversial circumstances on July 4 is demanding for a whopping N1 billion compensation from the NFF and ... Read More
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