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Arsenal's Arsene Wenger tops shortlist of candidates being lined up for the England job

 

Written by aakinfe
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 11:13

Arsenal's Arsene Wenger tops shortlist of candidates being lined up for the England job

ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger has emerged as the frontrunner to be appointed as the new England head coach after Roy Hodgson resigned following the embarrassing elimination from the ongoing European Championships after the 1-2 loss to Iceland.

   

Eagles end up in World Cup group of death alongside Cameron, Algeria and Zambia

 

Written by aakinfe
Saturday, 25 June 2016 02:43

Eagles end up in World Cup group of death alongside Cameron, Algeria and Zambia

NIGERIA'S Super Eagles have been placed in the group of death for the forthcoming 2018 World Cup qualifiers after tonight draw in Cairo placed the team in the same group as Cameroon, Algeria and Zambia.

   

NFF to stop paying national teams dollar-denominated bonuses due to cash crunch

 

Written by aakinfe
Thursday, 23 June 2016 09:38

NFF to stop paying national teams dollar-denominated bonuses due to cash crunch

NIGERIAN Football Federation (NFF) officials are to stop paying dollar-denominated bonuses to members of the Super Eagles and other national teams as part of the ongoing control of public finances.

   

Kelechi Nwakali to participate in pre-season training with Arsenal team next month

 

Written by aakinfe
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 10:40

Kelechi Nwakali to participate in pre-season training with Arsenal team next month

WORLD Cup winning Golden Eaglets captain Kelechi Nwakali will commence pre-season training with English Premiership side Arsenal in the hope of securing a first team slot ahead of the forthcoming 2016/17 campaign.

   

NFF look to appoint Serbian coach as next Eagles manager saying Le Guen is too costly

 

Written by aakinfe
Monday, 13 June 2016 09:21

NFF look to appoint Serbian coach as next Eagles manager saying Le Guen is too costly

NIGERIAN Football Federation (NFF) officials appear to have settled on appointing a Serbian coach to take charge of the Super Eagles ahead of the commencement of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

   

Nigeria's sporting tragedies take a turn for the worse as Coach Amodu Shaibu passes on

 

Written by aakinfe
Saturday, 11 June 2016 10:07

Nigeria's sporting tragedies take a turn for the worse as Coach Amodu Shaibu passes on

NIGERIA'S sporting tragedies took a turn for the worse this morning when another former Super Eagles coach Amodu Shaibu passed away at the age of 58 just three days after one of his successors Stephen Keshi died from a heart attack.

   

Former Super Eagles skipper and coach Stephen Keshi dies from heart attack aged 54

 

Written by aakinfe
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 06:14

Former Super Eagles skipper and coach Stephen Keshi dies from heart attack aged 54

FORMER Super Eagles head coach and one-time captain Stephen Keshi has passed away amid suspicions that he succumbed to a heart attack last night.

   

Liverpool's Seyi Ojo rejects Siasia's offer of representing Nigeria's at Brazil Olympics

 

Written by aakinfe
Saturday, 04 June 2016 09:11

Liverpool's Seyi Ojo rejects Siasia's offer of representing Nigeria's at Brazil Olympics

LIVERPOOL and England youth international Seyi Ojo has turned down an offer from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to play for the country's U-23 team at the forthcoming Olympics in Brazil.

   

Boxing legend Mohammed Ali succumbs to respiratory illness and passes away aged 74

 

Written by aakinfe
Saturday, 04 June 2016 08:19

Boxing legend Mohammed Ali succumbs to respiratory illness and passes away aged 74

FORMER world heavyweight boxing champion Mohammed Ali has passed away at the age of 74 at a hospital in Phoenix Arizona last night after finally succumbing to a respiratory ailment that he has been suffering from for a while.

   

England's Tottenham Hotspurs keeps tabs on Super Eagles trio of Ndidi, Simon and Madu

 

Written by aakinfe
Thursday, 02 June 2016 10:10

England's Tottenham Hotspurs keeps tabs on Super Eagles trio of Ndidi, Simon and Madu

ENGLISH Premiership side Tottenham Hotspurs have stepped up enquiries about three Nigerian footballers with the hope of signing the trio ahead of the beginning of the forthcoming 2016/17 season.

   

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