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Arsenal Star, Alex Iwobi turn 21 today!

Super Eagles and Arsenal Star, Alex Iwobi is celebrating his west birthday. Iwobi who is the nephew of former Nigerian international, Austin JJ Okocha took to Twitter to announce the good news, thanking God for hitting a new age. Read More »

Wike to Super Eagles: Score a goal, get $20,000

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has pledged $20,000 per goal as he urged the Super Eagles to beat visiting Sihlangu of Swaziland in their 2018 World Cup qualifier in Port Harcourt. The Super Eagles laboured to a draw in the first leg in Lobamba. However, coach Sunday Oliseh is hopeful that his wards will be on top of their game ... Read More »

Super Eagles falter against lowly Swaziland

Nigeria’s National team, Super Eagles failed to impress in its second round FIFA World Cup Qualifier game against lowly Swaziland despite the introduction of Manchester City Wonder Kid, Kelechi Iheanacho and in-form strikers, Odion Ighalo and Obafemi Martins. The game ended 0-0 The hosts came into the game having caged Djibouti 8-1 on aggregate in the first round and as ... Read More »

Obafemi Martins: The Mac Returns to Super Eagles

  Seatle Sounders goal poacher, Obafemi Martins has earned a return to the the Super after two years of being ignored by the Nigerian national team handlers. Martins who has been on the US Major League best players list for three consecutive seasons was named in the new list  of 23 players invited by Coach Sunday Oliseh for the 2018 ... Read More »

Nigeria squeezes past Burkina Faso to pick CHAN ticket

  Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles team this evening in Ougadougou managed to get a goalless draw against Burkina Faso-and  have secured qualification for the 2016 African Nations Championships (CHAN), tournament scheduled for Rwanda next year. The Super Eagles qualified courtesy of the team’s comfortable 2-0 defeat of the Biurkinabes in the first leg played in Port Harcourtl the Etalons of ... Read More »

Sunday Oliseh kicks out Vincent Enyeama…NFF says no way

  Super Eagles Coach, Sunday Oliseh has reportedly kicked out Captain Vincent Enyeama from the camp at the Hotel Verviers camp shortly after he joined the team that is preparing for two international friendlies. In a series of tweets, Muyiwa Lawal who broke the story said that Enyeama had tried to explain why he arrived late to camp but he ... Read More »

Oliseh meets Liverpool’s Ibe, begs him to play for Nigeria

  Super Eagles Coach, Sunday Oliseh has finally had a one on one meeting with rising Liverpool FC winger, 19 year-old, Jordan Ibe. Ibe who came into prominence last season and has shown signs of improvement during the team’s pre-season matches is prime target of the new Nigerian coach who wants to to shake-up the Nigerian team. The Nigeria manager ... Read More »

NFF Unveils Sunday Oliseh as new Super Eagles Coach

In an atmosphere of laughter, former Super Eagles star, Sunday Oliseh has been unveiled by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as the new Head Coach of the Super Eagles. Amaju Pinnick, President of the NFF said Oliseh in terms of his comportment and understanding of the game was the best man to take the Nation’s senior national coach to greater ... Read More »

Shocker: NFF Sacks Stephen Keshi

By Samuel Akanji In what could be termed the shocker of the year, the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has sacked Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, citing his lack of commitment to the job. The NFF in a statement said it fired following “the reports/findings of the NFF Disciplinary Committee and NFF Technical and Development Committee, as well as having ... Read More »

Ogeyi Onazi gets two match ban from CAF

Super Eagles’ midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has been slammed with a two match ban by confederation of African Football (CAF) over his sending-off in Saturday’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Chad. The SS Lazio playmaker, who has been a regular in the team’s midfield in the past few years, was shown a straight red card for retaliation against ... Read More »