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Emmanuel Emenike suffers groin injury

Super Eagles and Fenerbache striker, Emmanuel Emenike, is set for a spell on the sidelines…

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Siasia invites Iheanacho, 46 others for Dream Team VI trials

The head coach of the U23 National Team, Samson Siasia, has invited 47 foreign-based players…

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Siasia clears the air on Eduok’s age controversy

The embattled Dolphins FC Striker, Emem Eduok, has received the backing of the coach of…

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Sunshine Stars FC Boss, Mike Idoko, quits

The Sunshine Stars chairman, Mike Idoko, has resigned from the club after five years of service. He disclosed to journalists that he had to resign because his contract with the club was not renewed when it expired and his next destination would be revealed soon. “I have resigned from Sunshine…

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NFF Electoral Appeal Committee chair ‘nullifies’ Pinnick’s victory

Barely 24 hours after the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Electoral Appeals Committee upheld the September 30 polls that produced the Amaju Pinnick-led executive, the Chairman of the Committee, Okey Ajunwa, has nullified the same elections. Mr. Ajunwa’s ruling contradicts the ruling of three other members of the committee who upheld…

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EPL Round Up: Chelsea, Man City win big

The top two teams on the English Premier League table, Chelsea and Manchester City, on Wednesday night confirmed their ratings with big wins over Tottenham Hotspurs and Sunderland FC respectively. While Chelsea produced a flawless display as they pounded their West London rivals, Spurs 3-0, City continued in their rich…

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Electoral Appeals Committee upholds Sept. 30 NFF elections

The Nigeria Football Federation Electoral Appeals Committee has upheld the September 30 elections held in Warri, Delta state, albeit with some level of controversy trailing the decision. In a rather intriguing manner during a final deliberation which was made at an undisclosed venue in Abuja on Wednesday, the bulk of…

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CAF Awards 2015: Enyeama, Musa, Oshoala make final list

The Super Eagles duo of Vincent Enyeama and Ahmed Musa are amongst the final five players nominated for the 2014 CAF African player of the year award. The other players in the five-man list are Yaya Toure of Cote d’ Ivoire, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon and Asamoah Gyan of the…

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BREAKING: Enyeama fails to clinch BBC African Footballer of the year award

Algeria and Porto forward, Yacine Brahimi, has emerged as the 2014 BBC African Footballer of the Year award winner, beating Super Eagles captain Vincent Enyeama to second place. Brahimi shrugged off competition from likes of Ivorian star and former holder Yaya Toure, Gervinho Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Enyeama to become the…

The Nigerian U-20 women beat a hard fighting Mexican team to qualify for the semi-final of the world cup.

NFF delegation set for Canada 2015 draw

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, delegation to the Canada 2015 7th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals draw ceremony, will depart from Abuja on Thursday morning. Coach Edwin Okon, who led the Senior Women National Team, Super Falcons, to clinch a seventh African title in Namibia in October, will be joined…

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Age scam rocks Nigeria U23 football camp

Some players seeking to be part of the Nigeria U23 male football team have been accused of being age cheats and sent away from the camp. Currently, the team’s handlers are undertaking a screening process to raise a formidable team to compete at next year’s All African Games and then…

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Flying Eagles camp opens Sunday in Kaduna

The camping exercise for the Nigeria U20 team, the Flying Eagles, ahead of next year’s African Youth Championship in Senegal will get underway on Sunday in Kaduna, officials of the team have announced. The head coach of the team, Manu Garba, has already reeled out a list of 30 players…

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Stephen Keshi to sign new Super Eagles contract

The out-of-contract Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, is set to sign a new contract with the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, the federation ha said. Confirming the plan, an executive member of the NFF board, Emeka Inyama, also told journalists on Friday that based on the recommendations of the Technical Committee…

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Bosso renews contract with Aba warriors

Former Flying Eagles coach, Issa Bosso, has officially extended his contract as the club’s Technical Adviser with Umuahia based Abia Warriors Football Club for another season. Speaking to journalists during the signing ceremony at the club’s modern secretariat in Umuahia, the Chairman of Abia Warriors FC, Emeka Inyama, said the…

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Victor Moses out of action for the rest of 2014 — Club

Nigeria and Stoke City forward, Victor Moses, will be out of action for the rest of the year due to a thigh injury, club officials have disclosed. The announcement was made on Stoke City FC's website on Wednesday that he will be out for at least six weeks, meaning there…

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Dolphins FC responsible for own failure at Federations Cup – Coach

The Head Coach of Dolphins FC of Port Harcourt, Stanley Eguma, has blamed the team for making it impossible to beat Enyimba FC at the final of the Federations Cup in Lagos. In a chat with PREMIUM TIMES on Wednesday, the coach said poor preparations and the in-house problems especially…

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Adebayor losing it at Spurs as spat with family rages

Tottenham Hostspurs over the weekend returned to winning ways but it was without their African striker, Emmanuel Adebayor, who has been in the news for all the “wrong” reasons in the past days. The former African footballer amongst other things is being accused of labelling his mother a witch and…

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Nigeria Federation Cup: Enyimba defends title

Enyimba International have successfully defended their Federation Cup title as they beat Dolphins FC 2-1 in the final of this year’s tournament held on Sunday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos. After a barren first half, Enyimba scored two goals in the second half. Mfon Udoh scored the first…

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Ex-administrator accuses Nigeria football leadership of sabotaging Keshi

The current leaders of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, have been accused of sabotaging the efforts of the technical crew of the Super Eagles leading to the team’s failure to qualify for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations billed for Equatorial Guinea. Iyke Igbokwe, an ex-committee member of the NFF,…

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Federations Cup Final: Dolphins FC to face defending champion, Enyimba

Federations Cup finalists, Dolphins and Enyimba will slug it out between themselves Sunday at this year's Federations Cup final at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos. Both clubs will feature in CAF's continental competitions next year; Dolphins will represent Nigeria at the CAF Confederation Cup, while Enyimba will feature in…

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EPL Round Up: Manchester United back in top four

Manchester United are back in the top four in the EPL after securing a morale-boosting 1-2 win over Arsenal at the Emirates on Saturday. Both the hosts and visitors have endured a not too impressive season hitherto and were understandably desperate for victory to get their campaign back on track.…

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PREMIUM TIMES’ rating of Super Eagles against South Africa

The Super Eagles disappointed millions of their supporters on Wednesday as they failed to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations having struggled to a 2-2 draw against South Africa. Below is PREMIUM TIMES’ rating of Super Eagles players. Vincent Enyeama: 6 The Super Eagles captain was exposed by…

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AFCON 2015 QUALIFIERS: Nigeria Vs South Africa (Live Commentaries)

AFCON 2015: Eagles in final fight for qualification ticket The Super Eagles are literally just 90 minutes away from securing qualification for the 2015 Africa Cup Nations to be staged in Equatorial Guinea. After a poor start in the qualifiers which saw the reigning African champions garner just one point from…

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AFCON Qualifiers: South Africa Coach seeks fair officiating against Nigeria

Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba, on Tuesday, said he will be happy to see a good officiating when his side takes on the Super Eagles in Wednesday’s final Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match at the Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo. The South Africa Coach who admits that beating Nigeria…

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AFCON Qualifiers: NFF President Warns Eagles ahead of Bafana clash

The tricky nature of Wednesday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between the Super Eagles and their South African counterparts has spurred the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, President, Amaju Pinnick, to warn the Nigerian national team players. The NFF President said the Super Eagles cannot afford to…