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Ebube Duru hails coach Gbenga Ogunbote’s quality
Lobi Stars of Makurdi defender Ebube Duru is convinced that Coach Gbenga Ogunbote is the right man to lead the Club into the new 2019/2020 Nigeria football league season. Ogunbote was hired as the permanent replacement for late Coach Solomon Ogbeide, who died in the middle of last season.   Late Solomon Ogbeide was the […] The post Ebube Duru hails coach Gbenga Ogunbote’s quality appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Tomori wants to remain in England sqaud after debut
Nigeria born England international Fikayo Tomori says he’s happy to make his Three Lions debut and admitted it was a stroll in the park for him.   The 20 year old was in the England squad for game against Bulgaria, Czech Republic and Montenegro but finally had a chance to make his bow against Kosovo […] The post Tomori wants to remain in England sqaud after debut appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Amunike hails Gernot Rohr for bringing winning mentality into Eagles
Former Nigeria international, Emmanuel Amunike has commended Gernot Rohr for the winning mentality Super Eagles displayed in their opening two 2021 AFCON qualifying matches.   Gernot Rohr’s men came from behind to record 2-1 and 4-2 victories against Benin and Lesotho respectively as they got their qualifying campaign off to a good start.   Amunike, […] The post Amunike hails Gernot Rohr for bringing winning mentality into Eagles appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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It Feels Right This Time! MFM FC Star Makes Bold Title Claim
Fidelis Ilechukwu’s exit from MFM FC was a massive blow to the modest Lagos-based club aiming for another shot at the league title. Ilechukwu’s departure brought an end of a 13-year marriage between the Coach and the club, some top names – in a more customary style – also left before the new season.   […] The post It Feels Right This Time! MFM FC Star Makes Bold Title Claim appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Clementina says Air Warriors want to remain at the top
Air warriors women basketball forward Clementina Clement has stated that she and her teammates are ready to push hard and are not alarmed by possible group opponents at the 2019 FIBA Women Africa Club championship in Egypt. In a chat with brila.net, Clementina said the motivation to become African champions after winning the Nigeria’s Womens […] The post Clementina says Air Warriors want to remain at the top appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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How Lauritta Onye won her first world para-athletics Medal without a coach
2016 Paralympic champion, Lauritta onye has opened up on her ordeal on the road to her qualification for the 2020 Summer Paralympics games in Tokyo, following her third-place finish in the F40 women’s shot put event of the 2019 Para-athletics championship a feat she achieved without official camping, implements and trainer. “It was very difficult, […] The post How Lauritta Onye won her first world para-athletics Medal without a coach appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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State Of Age Grade Football In Nigeria Worries Fatai Amoo
Veteran coach and former Dream Team Assistant coach, Fatai Amoo has revealed that he is worried and concerned about the current state of age grade football in the country.   This is coming after the U23 Eagles to qualify for the Olympics, the CHAN Eagles failing to also qualify for the CHAN tournament as well […] The post State Of Age Grade Football In Nigeria Worries Fatai Amoo appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Minister of Sports Tasks Super Eagles Coach on New, Bigger Role in Nigeria Football
Head Coach Gernot Rohr is the man of the moment and rightly so, as his Super Eagles wards keep turning out in fine fashion against all comers; big or small. His most recent being the Eagles’ impressive showing in Lesotho, where the 2019 AFCON Semi-finalists came from a goal down to beat the hosts 4-2. […] The post Minister of Sports Tasks Super Eagles Coach on New, Bigger Role in Nigeria Football appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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‘Great job done so far’ – Former Eagles defender lauds Rohr
Former Super Eagles defender, James Okwuosa has hailed current coach of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr for the job he has done so far in the Eagles team at the moment, even as the players are being used right by the Franco German. Speaking with brila.net, Okwousa also added that the gaffer is also using […] The post ‘Great job done so far’ – Former Eagles defender lauds Rohr appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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AFCON 2021: Eagles have no worries, says Amokachi
Former Super Eagles striker and ex international, Daniel Amokachi, has submitted that he does not see the qualifying to the AFCON as posing any worries or issue for Nigeria due to the array of young and quality players in the team at the moment.   Speaking to brila.net, Amokachi submitted that the country’s problem in […] The post AFCON 2021: Eagles have no worries, says Amokachi appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Mikel Agu predicts bright future for Super Eagles
Super Eagles defensive midfielder, Mikel Agu has predicted a brighter future for the current squad under Coach Gernot Rohr. Mikel who told brila.net that the current squad is full of young and talented players in every position. ”Injuries and suspensions can not have any effect on this current team because there are capable players to […] The post Mikel Agu predicts bright future for Super Eagles appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Rangers coach confident of victory against Rivers United
Member of the Enugu Rangers Technical team, Godwin Ezema believes that Rangers will come back from the loss against MFM at the cathedral against Rivers united in today’s NPFL clash.  Speaking to brila.net, Ezema stated that the loss against MFM was an unexpected one, as such the lads are ready to give everything to get […] The post Rangers coach confident of victory against Rivers United appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Stanley Eguma talks tough ahead Rivers United clash with Rangers
Rivers united Boss Stanley Eguma has stated that playing against Rangers will be a bigger one because of their successes on the continent but states that his side will perfect their strategies to win the encounter.  Speaking to brila.net, Eguma hinted that playing against Rangers is a big game because the Enugu side are playing […] The post Stanley Eguma talks tough ahead Rivers United clash with Rangers appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Super Eagles Stars Welcomes New Manager In Belgium
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Tottenham unveils new Manager, Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho sealed a return to coaching after almost a year out when he was hired as Tottenham manager today, a day after the Premier League club fired Mauricio Pochettino. “In Jose we have one of the most successful managers in football,” Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy said. “He has a wealth of experience, can inspire […] The post Tottenham unveils new Manager, Jose Mourinho appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Rohr Visits Sports Minister Dare In Abuja, Commended For Eagles Job
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Sports Minister Dare Thanks Rohr For Contribution to Nigerian Football
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare on Wednesday thanked Super Eagles’ Coach, Gernot Rohr for his work and contribution to football in Nigeria while receiving the coach during a courtesy visit at the MKO Abiola National Stadium Abuja. Mr Dare promised to support the coach and the team to succeed even […] The post Sports Minister Dare Thanks Rohr For Contribution to Nigerian Football appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Former Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets Star Cries For Help
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Akpeyi to miss Kaizer Chiefs’ Telkom semifinal clash against Maritzburg
Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has been ruled out of Kaizer Chiefs’ Telkom semifinal clash against Maritzburg United slated for Sunday at the Mbombela Stadium.   The Nigeria international, who manned the goalposts in Super Eagles’ back to back wins in the 2021 AFCON qualifying matches this past week, will sit out of the cup […] The post Akpeyi to miss Kaizer Chiefs’ Telkom semifinal clash against Maritzburg appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Mourinho: Why I Signed Up As Tottenham Manager
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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Golden Eaglets star Sai’d shortlisted for Goal Of Tournament Award
Nigeria U17 midfielder Ibrahim Sai’d has been nominated for the goal of the tournament award at the just concluded 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.   Said’s 84th-minute strike in the Golden Eaglets 3-2 win against Ecuador in Nigeria’s second Group B game at the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup is among the ten […] The post FIFA U-17 World Cup: Golden Eaglets star Sai’d shortlisted for Goal Of Tournament Award appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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IAAF invites Nigeria to take part in 18th World Athletics Indoor Championships
The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) has sent an official invitation letter to Nigeria to participate in the 2020 World Athletics Indoor Championships, in Nanjing, China.   The 2020 World Athletics Indoor Championships which will be staged inside the 13,000 capacity the Nanjing Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium will be in its 18th edition and […] The post IAAF invites Nigeria to take part in 18th World Athletics Indoor Championships appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Obuh targets first win for Akwa United against Katsina United today
Head coach of Akwa United, John Obuh is optimistic his team will pick up their first win of the season in a NPFL match-day four fixture against Katsina United slated for Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo today.   Akwa United whoare winless after three match-days, will square up against Katsina United this afternoon as they […] The post Obuh targets first win for Akwa United against Katsina United today appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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See What Minister Of Youth and Sports Said About Super Eagles Manager Gernot Rohr
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Akpeyi Will Miss Biggest Game of His Career Since Moving to South Africa
This Weekend Daniel Akpeyi will move a step closer to ending his endless wait for a silverware since moving to South Africa from the NPFL. Akpeyi left Warri Wolves in 2015 and joined Chippa United in the PSL, but the goalkeeper is yet to add a silverware at club level to the FA Cup he […] The post Akpeyi Will Miss Biggest Game of His Career Since Moving to South Africa appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Nigerians Join In As Savage Reactions Trail Jose Mourinho’s Appointment As Tottenham Manager
The football world was left stunned on Wednesday morning when Spurs announced the appointment of the former Chelsea manager to take over from the departed Mauricio Pochettino and the reactions to the news have been just as bewildering. Tottenham Hotspurs sacked Argentine manager Pochettino on Tuesday evening after five-and-a-half years in charge of the North […] The post Nigerians Join In As Savage Reactions Trail Jose Mourinho’s Appointment As Tottenham Manager appeared first on Soccernet.ng.
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Iwobi celebrates maiden AFCON qualifier goal
Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has finally react to his first goal for Nigeria in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The former Arsenal man scored his first ever goal in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier when he brought Nigeria level against Lesotho in Maseru last Sunday.   Before the encounter with the […] The post Iwobi celebrates maiden AFCON qualifier goal appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Joseph Yobo Tells Super Eagles Star How He Can Save His Career 
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Rohr happy with Osimhen’s improvement
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr is delighted with Victor Osimhen’s improvement and has backed the young forward to continue banging in goals. Since winning the FIFA U-17 World Cup golden boot back in 2015, Osimhen endured setback with his former Bundesliga club VFL Wolfsburg before he moved to Belgian side Charleroi.   Rohr however […] The post Rohr happy with Osimhen’s improvement appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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'Jose Mourinho - incredible signing!' - New Tottenham boss backed to spend money & win trophies
Two former Spurs midfielders believe the Portuguese's track record of winning silverware is the key factor behind his arrival in north London
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Kerala Blasters seek replacement for injured Jairo Rodrigues, player denies long-term injury
Kerala Blasters's performances have been affected by injuries to key players...
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Ikpeba urges Osimhen not to compare himself to Yekini
Former Super Eagles forward Victor Nosa Ikpeba urged Victor Osimhen to focus on his game and insists it’s too early to compare himself with Rashidi Yekini.   Osimhen scored twice in Nigeria’s 4-2 demolition of Lesotho in 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier last Sunday and the 20 year believed he has what it take […] The post Ikpeba urges Osimhen not to compare himself to Yekini appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Rangers, Steven Gerrard Beware: Super Eagles Joe Aribo Is Ready For The Big Time
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Joseph Yobo tells Onyekuru to leave Monaco in January
Former Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo, is not happy with the situation of Henry Onyekuru with Monaco and has urged him to quit Ligue 1 club as some as possible.   Onyekuru, signed for the former French Champions after his impressive loan spell with Turkish side Galatasary last season where he scored several goals to […] The post Joseph Yobo tells Onyekuru to leave Monaco in January appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Ighalo offers sincere advise for Osimhen
Former Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo has warned his successor Victor Osimhen against getting carried away by the hype rounding his recent success. Osimhen has stepped into the position vacated by Ighalo who called it quit with the national team after the success of 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt.   20 year old Osimhen […] The post Ighalo offers sincere advise for Osimhen appeared first on Latest Sports News In Nigeria.
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Mayweather Denies He Will Return To Ring For Pacquiao Rematch
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