By Adeboye Amosu: Rivers United captain Austin Festus has backed his side to end Enyimba's run in the Federation Cup, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The Port Harcourt-based club will take on Enyimba in one of the quarter-final fixtures on Wednesday at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan. The centre-back told Completesportsnigeria.com they are fully ready to take on the Peoples ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Japan U-23 coach Makoto Teguramori has charged his players not to lose focus ahead of their opening game against Nigeria at the football event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The Japanese side have been intensifying preparation towards the game against Nigeria since arriving Brazil. According to jfa.jp, while addressing the players after one ... Read More
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Hull City's Nigerian right-back Moses Odubajo has undergone a successful operation on a knee injury sustained in a pre-season friendly game against Grimsby Town. Following the injury, Odubajo was ruled out for six months, worsening Hull's injury woes. Hull have been dealt numerous injury blows during their preparation for a return to the ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Golden Eaglets' Head Coach, Manu Garba, has described the addition of Coach Nduka Ugbade to the coaching crew of the U-17 national team as a good addition that would bolster the team’s quest for a ticket to the 2017 CAF U-17 Cup of Nations to be held in Madagascar, Completesportsnigeria.comreports Ugbade was reappointed ... Read More
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A good number of the Flying Eagles players coached by Emmanuel Amuneke who crashed out of the race to CAF U-20 AFCON billed for Zambia later this year, will be promoted to the Super Eagles, a competent NFF source has revealed to Completesportsnigeria.com.
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FIFA president, Gianni Infantino, has predicted that in a few years time, Nigeria will be among the best football playing nations in the world, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
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Celtic coach Brendan Rodgers believes Nigerian defender Efe Ambrose can be a great asset for the Hoops only if he can cut out the several mistakes he makes in match situations, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
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Super Eagles midfielder, Michael Babatunde, has reportedly passed
medicals at his new club, Qatar SC, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
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By James Agberebi: Former Nigeria junior international, Kehinde Fatai, was in action for Sparta Praha who were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Steaua Bucuresti in their first leg, third qualifying round tie of the UEFA Champions League. Fatai, who started from the bench, replaced Sparta’s goal scorer Josef Sural in the 59th ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Enyimba head coach Paul Aigbogun admits his side must step up their peformance if they are to book a place in the semi-finals of the Federation Cup, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The Nigeria Professional Football League champions will battle Rivers United in the quarter-finals at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan on Wednesday. The Peoples Elephant have ... Read More
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Italian champions Juventus have confirmed the big money arrival of Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli. “Juventus Football Club can today confirm that it has purchased the registration rights of Gonzalo Higuain for â‚¬90 million, payable in two financial years,” the 2014/2015 UEFA Champions League losing finalists announced on their official website on Tuesday. “The player has ... Read More
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BY JOHNNY EDWARD: Super Eagles defender Efe Ambrose will make his 28th appearance in the UEFA Champions League for Celtic who face Astana in their first leg, third qualifying round clash on Wednesday night in Kazakhstan, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. With coach Brendan Rodgers without five injured centre-backs (Erik Sviatchenko, Jozo Simunovic, Kolo Toure, Dedryck Boyata and Kristoffer Ajer) for ... Read More
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Completesportsnigeria.com's ADEBOYE AMOSU profiles brothers who are also rivals in the increasingly popular Nigeria Professional Football League… Photo courtesy LMC: THE OBAJE BROTHERS (JOSHUA AND GODWIN) Joshua, the eldest of the Obaje brothers, plays for Plateau United, while his younger sibling, Godwin, is a key member of the Wikki Tourists side. Joshua, 24, who can ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Chelsea FC midfielder Mikel Obi has been named captain of Team Nigeria to 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The 29-year-old Super Eagles captain who is set for his first appearance at the games will be assisted by table tennis icon Funke Oshonaike. It remains to be seen U-23s skipper, Azubuike Okechukwu, ... Read More
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Enyimba and Rivers United will battle for a place in the last four of the Federation Cup when both teams clash in the quarter- final fixtutre at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan, on Wednesday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
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The third round of the UEFA Champions League qualifiers takes place this week (Today and tomorrow), with a number of Nigerian players expected to feature for their respective clubs, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
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Sone Aluko and Fulham will round off their pre-season friendly when they host English Premier League side Crystal Palace on Saturday.
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By James Agberebi: Super Eagles and Chelsea winger, Victor Moses, has give his backing to the Nigeria U-23s at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The U-23 Eagles are drawn in Group B with Sweden, Japan and Colombia. His international team-mate, Mikel Obi, is already in Atlanta with the rest of the squad preparing ... Read More
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By Sab Osuji: FIFA/CAF Match Commissioner and chairman of Akwa United Management Committee, Paul Bassey has revealed exclusively to Completesportsnigeria.com that the club would be delighted to welcome Joseph Yobo into their warm fold. Yobo, a former captain of the Super Eagles is expected back in the domestic league in the capacity of Elite Player ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Super Eagles defender, Godfrey Oboabona, was in action for his Turkish side Rizespor, who lost 1-0 to German Bundesliga 2 club Greuther Fuerth in a pre-season game on Monday. Robert Zulj scored the only goal from the penalty spot on 67 minutes of the game played in Austria. In Portugal, Nigeria international ... Read More
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