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Serie A: Osimhen On Target As Frosinone Hold Napoli


Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen was on target as Napoli were held to a 2-2 draw by Frosinone in Sunday’s Serie A game. The Nigerian international, who has made 20 appearances, has netted 13 goals and bagged three assists this ongoing season for Napoli. Politano opened the scoring with a fantastic finish, cutting inside from […]

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Bayern Suffer Another Injury Blow Ahead UCL Clash With Arsenal


France international Kingsley Coman has added to Bayern Munich’s injury woes ahead of the Champions League return leg against Arsenal. Bayern welcome the Gunners to the Allianz Arena next Wednesday with the scores level at 2-2 heading into the quarter-final second leg. The Bavarians are already without former Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry, who suffered a […]

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‘He Deserved That’ — Brentford Boss Hails Onyeka After Scoring First Premier League Goal


Brentford manager, Thomas Frank was full of praises for Frank Onyeka after the midfielder scored his first-ever Premier League goal for the club against Sheffield United on Saturday. It took Onyeka over three seasons to achieve the feat. The Nigeria international slotted the ball into the net on 93 minutes pouncing on a flick from […]

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Nigerian Goalkeeper Okonkwo Helps Wrexham Gain Promotion To League One


Arthur Okonkwo was in goal as Wrexham thrashed Forest Green Rovers 6-0 to gain promotion to the English League One (third division) on Saturday with two round of fixtures left to play. It was Okonkwo’s 34th appearance for Wrexham in League Two this season. The 22-year-old joined Wrexham on loan from Arsenal in September 2023. […]

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Omeruo Advises NFF To Appoint New Coach For Super Eagles Before World Cup Qualifiers


Kenneth Omeruo has urged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to appoint a new head coach for the Super Eagles before the team’s next 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against South Africa and Benin Republic. The Super Eagles are still without a coach since Jose Peseiro left the post at the end of February. Finidi George, […]

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Kudus Names Super Eagles Legend As His Greatest African Player


Ghana Black Stars forward, Mohammed Kudus, has named Super Eagles legend Austin Okocha as his greatest African footballer of all time. Speaking to Sky Sports, as reported by GhanaWeb, Kudus expressed his admiration for Okocha, emphasising the lasting impact of his creative flair and ability to entertain fans. The West Ham star highlighted Okocha’s unique […]

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2026 WCQ: Super Eagles Vs Bafana Bafana To Hold June 7


The Super Eagles of Nigeria will entertain the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in a 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying matchday three encounter on Friday, June 7. The highly anticipated encounter will hold at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo. The Super Eagles are still searching for their first win in the qualifiers. The three-time […]

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Another NPFL Star Set To Join Nwabali At Chippa United


Nigeria defender, Sani Faisal, is on the verge of joining South African Premier Soccer League club, Chippa United on a permanent transfer from Kano Pillars. Faisal will become teammate with Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali. According to a report in snl24, the left-back will join Chippa United in the summer. Aside Nwabali, other […]

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Manu Garba Returns As Golden Eaglets’ Head Coach


The board of Nigeria Football Federation has appointed Manu Garba as head coach of the Golden Eaglets. Garba had, in the same role, led the Golden Eaglets to win the FIFA U-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates in 2013 – Nigeria’s fourth triumph at that stage. Garba’s world-conquering squad in 2013 included Kelechi […]

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NPFL: Shooting Stars Chief Applauds Team’s Recent Performance


The Executive Chairman of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC), Honourable Babatunde Olaniyan Akoro, has showered praises on the players and officials over the recent good run of the team. Honourable Olaniyan, who was in company of the club’s acting General Manager, Dimeji Lawal and the Administrative Manager, Mr Babayemi Akintomiwa, while addressing the players and […]

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Ex-Napoli Star Labels Osimhen One Of World’s Best Strikers


Former Napoli star Cristian Bucchi says Victor Osimhen is one of the best strikers in the world. Osimhen scored 26 goals in 32 appearances to help Napoli win the Scudetto for the first time in over three decades last season. Despite being hampered by injuries this season and missing around a month early this year […]

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Chelsea, Arsenal Set To Miss Out As PSG Close In On Osimhen Deal


Victor Osimhen could be heading to Ligue 1 champions, Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season. Osimhen is one of the most sought after forwards in football at the moment. Premier League giants, Chelsea and Arsenal are also reportedly interested in the Nigeria international. According to Caught Offside, PSG are close to wrapping up […]

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Paris 2024 Olympic: First Lady Charges Super Falcons To Win Gold


The First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu has charged the Super Falcons to win the gold medal at the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. Tinubu stated this on the backdrop of the team’s qualification for the showpiece after holding the Banyana Banyana of South Africa in a goalless draw on Tuesday, to break a 16-year jinx. Recall […]

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How Eagles Executed Penalty Shootout Win Vs Bafana At AFCON 2023 –Nwabali


Super Eagles goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali, has disclosed the secret behind Nigeria’s penalty shootout win over South Africa in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast. Nwabali was at the heart of the semi-final story, where he brilliantly made penalty saves and cost Hugo Broos’ men a place in the final with his performance […]

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Paris 2024 Olympic: Super Falcons Not Afraid Of Spain, Japan, Brazil –Oparanozie


Former Super Falcons forward Desire Oparanozie has revealed that the team is not afraid of their group opponents Spain, Japan and Brazil at the 2024 Olympic Games. Recall that the Nigerian team defeated Banyana Banyana of South Africa 1-0 on aggregate to book a ticket to the showpiece. Raecting to the team’s group of death, […]

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Super Falcons Must Sharpen Attack Before Olympics — Waldrum


Super Falcons head coach, Randy Waldrum admitted that his side must improve in attack to have a good outing at the 2024 Olympic Games. The nine-time African champions are making a return to the Olympics after a 16-year absence. The West Africans had to rely on Rasheedat Ajibade’s penalty to get the better of South […]

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Europa League: Boniface Fit To Start Against West Ham — Leverkusen Boss Alonso


Bayer Leverkusen manager, Xabi Alonso says Victor Boniface is in line to start the club’s UEFA Europa League clash against West Ham United. The Bundesliga leaders will host the Hammers in the first leg at the BayArena on Thursday. Boniface was sidelined for around three months after sustaining an adductor injury in January. The 24-year-old […]

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Paris 2024: Super Falcons Hold South Africa To Draw, Pick Olympic Ticket


Nigeria’s Super Falcons have qualified for the Paris 2024 Olympic games football event. The Falcons secured the ticket after holding South Africa’s Banyana Banyana to a goalless in the second leg in Pretoria on Tuesday. The result means the Falcons go through 1-0 on aggregate after winning the first leg last Friday. It is a […]

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Sports Minister Salutes Super Falcons For Securing Olympics Ticket


Honourable Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh has saluted the Super Falcons of Nigeria for qualifying for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris after edging South Africa over two legs. The Minister commended the team for their bold, energetic, and tireless performance that earned them a goalless draw in Pretoria and a 1-0 […]

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Paris 2024 Qualifier: Waldrum Hails Super Falcons’ Display Against South Africa


Super Falcons head coach, Randy Waldrum has heaped plaudits on his players after they secured a berth at the 2024 Olympic Games. The former African champions put up a spirited display against the Banyana Banyana of South Africa in the second leg of their final qualifying round fixture at the Lotfus Versfeld Stadium, Pretoria on […]

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Paris 2024: Waldrum Wants Super Falcons To Camp In Europe For Olympics


Super Falcons head coach, Randy Waldrum has said it is important for her side to prepare adequately for the 2024 Olympic Games. The nine-time African champions earned a berth at the Olympics for the first time in 16 years after edging past the Banyana Banyana of South Africa 1-0 on aggregate. The Super Falcons will […]

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Paris 2024: FIFA Congratulates Super Falcons On Olympic Qualification


World football governing body, FIFA, has congratulated Nigeria’s Super Falcons for qualifying for the Paris 2024 Olympic games. The Falcons held South Africa’s Banyana Banyana to a goalless draw in Pretoria to secure the ticket. Randy Waldrum and his players went into the game with a 1-0 lead from the first leg, thanks to a […]

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Failure To Qualify For Olympics Setback For Women’s Football In S/Africa — Banyana Coach


Banyana Banyana head coach, Desiree Ellis, says their failure to qualify for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games is a setback to women’s football in South Africa. Banyana Banyana were held to a goalless draw against Nigeria’s Super Falcons on Tuesday night at Loftus Stadium. The result was enough to see the Falcons through having won […]

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Pinnick: Finidi Right Man To Lead Super Eagles


Former president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick believes Finidi George is the right man to lead the Super Eagles. Finidi is among the coaches jostling for the Super Eagles top position. The former Ajax winger handled the Super Eagles in the two international friendlies against Black Stars of Ghana and Eagles of […]

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UCL: Real Madrid Hold Man City In Six-Goal Thriller, Trossard Salvages Draw For Arsenal


Holders Manchester City were held to a 3-3 draw by Real Madrid in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final tie on Tuesday night. Bernardo Silva caught out Andriy Lunin with a free-kick early on to stun the Bernabeu. Real Madrid fought back with two quick goals from Eduardo Camavinga and Rodrygo. Long-range […]

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