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Pandemonium As Fans Invade Pitch After Referee Awards Late Penalty To Rangers Against Enyimba

Pandemonium As Fans Invade Pitch After Referee Awards Late Penalty To Rangers Against Enyimba

Pandemonium As Fans Invade Pitch After Referee Awards Late Penalty To Rangers Against Enyimba Pandemonium has broken out at the Cathedral after the referee awarded a late penalty to Enugu Rangers against rival team, Enyimba of Aba, in Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL. The Southeast Derby turned rowdy after the home team players, Enyimba staged a walkout following the official decision. Enyimba fans invaded the pitch and disrupted the match. Before the disruption, the match was goalless draw (0-0) Report have it that 20,000 fans from both teams filled the stadium to witness the much anticipated match.
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Super Falcons Goalie Nnadozie Wins Best Goalkeeper Award In France

Super Falcons Goalie Nnadozie Wins Best Goalkeeper Award In France

Super Falcons Goalie Nnadozie Wins Best Goalkeeper Award In France The Nigerian international goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie, has etched her name in the history books by becoming the first African and Nigerian player to be crowned the best goalkeeper in the French D1 Arkema (women’s league). The 23-year-old shot-stopper’s remarkable achievements this season, including her penalty-saving heroics, cemented her status as one of the best goalkeepers in the world. Nnadozie beat out stiff competition from Olympic Lyon’s Christiane Endler and Katarzyna Kiedrzynek of Paris SG to claim the coveted individual accolade. “It’s very pleasing because she deserves it and she achieved…
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Finidi George Appointed New Super Eagles Coach

Finidi George Appointed New Super Eagles Coach

Finidi George Appointed As Super Eagles Coach AttNews reports that Finidi George has been appointed as the new coach of the Super Eagles. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) announced George’s appointment on Monday in a statement on its official website. The statement reads in part, “The Board of Nigeria Football Federation on Monday approved the recommendation of its Technical and Development Committee to appoint former ace winger Finidi George as Head Coach of the Senior Men National Football Team, Super Eagles.” George, who served as assistant to former coach Jose Peseiro for 20 months, assumed interim leadership of the senior…
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Super Eagles Star, Ahmed Musa Visits Kano Governor

Super Eagles Star, Ahmed Musa Visits Kano Governor

PHOTOS: Super Eagles Star, Ahmed Musa Visits Kano Governor Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has paid a courtesy visit to Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf. This was made known by the Super Eagles star on his Instagram account on Tuesday. During the visit, Musa and and the governor deliberated on strategies to enrich sporting opportunities for Kano's youth across diverse disciplines beyond football. Expressing his enthusiasm, Musa conveyed his willingness to collaborate with the governor to advance state sports development. Sharing photos from the meeting Musa wrote, “Honoured to have had a productive conversation during a courtesy visit to His…
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Osimhen, Boniface Listed Among World’s Best Strikers

Osimhen, Boniface Listed Among World’s Best Strikers

Osimhen, Boniface Listed Among World's Best Strikers Nigerian strikers Victor Osimhen and Victor Boniface have been ranked by SPORTbible among the top 10 best strikers in the world and excluding the duo, only Lautaro Martinez and Julian Alvarez feature as compatriots on the list. With the focus solely on centre-forwards who play in the number nine role for their teams, there are few better then both Nigerian forwards with Osimhen recently claiming the 2023 African Footballer of the Year award for his goalscoring feat for Napoli in the 2022/23 season. Below are the top 10 best centre forwards as ranked…
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Alex Iwobi Off Social Media; Sports Minister Warn Nigerians Against Cyber Bullying

Alex Iwobi Off Social Media; Sports Minister Warn Nigerians Against Cyber Bullying

Cyber Bullying: I am aware of what is happening on Social media – Minister of Sports, John Enoh To Alex Iwobi The Honourable Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh who led the Super Eagles of Nigeria back home after the final AFCON 2023 match, which saw Nigeria play the host country Cote D’Ivoire to bring home the Silver medal, had a tete-a-tete with Super Eagles Midfielder Alex Iwobi following recent social media hullabaloo by cyber bullies “ I am aware of what is happening on Social media and as a ministry , this isn’t the first time we…
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AFCON: Gov Otti Commends Abia Sons – Chukwueze, Omeruo,  Onyeka And Entire Eagles

AFCON: Gov Otti Commends Abia Sons – Chukwueze, Omeruo, Onyeka And Entire Eagles

GOV OTTI COMMENDS SUPER EAGLES FOR MAKING NIGERIA PROUD AT AFCON 2023 Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, OFR, has commended the Super Eagles of Nigeria for making the country proud at the just concluded African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023. Governor Otti said eventhough the Super Eagles came short of lifting the trophy, the players gave their best and succeeded in further strengthening the nation's image as a formidable force in African football. Host, Cote d'Ivoire, came from behind to beat Nigeria 2-1 at the final of the biennial competition concluded inside the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Abidjan, capital…
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AFCON: Fans With These 9 Medical Conditions Shouldn’t Watch Final

AFCON: Fans With These 9 Medical Conditions Shouldn’t Watch Final

Fans With Nine Medical Conditions That Should Not Watch AFCON Final The death of some football fans while watching the semi-final match between Nigeria and South Africa at the ongoing 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) has raised concerns over cardiovascular health of many Nigerians. A warning was issued ahead of the final match between Nigeria and the host nation, Cote d’Ivoire scheduled for Sunday. Nigerian businessman, Osondu Nwoye, who was based in Cote d’Ivoire; former lawmaker Cairo Ojougboh; and the Kwara State University Deputy Bursar, Ayuba Abdullahi are among those who died while watching the intense semi-finals between Nigeria’s…
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How DSTV Deliberately Tensioned Nigerians By Not Broadcasting Nwabali’s Saves – Reno Omokri

How DSTV Deliberately Tensioned Nigerians By Not Broadcasting Nwabali’s Saves – Reno Omokri

This has been my mood since last night after the Super Eagles won. How did you celebrate? Did you see how DSTV tensioned you by not broadcasting Nwabali's saves but letting viewers watch all the South African goalkeepers saves? You saw the South African advert mocking us as 'Generator Republic'? A Nigerian network will never do that to you. Yes DSTV blocked you from seeing the moment Stanley Nwabali saved Teboho Mokoena's penalty shot. But NTA showed it. Only your own can be your own! Something is wrong with you if you believe the excuse that it was a technical…
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AFCON Deaths: The Sad Reality Of Life – By Bob Anosike

AFCON Deaths: The Sad Reality Of Life – By Bob Anosike

THE SAD REALITY OF LIFE By Bob Anosike High Chief Osondu Nwoye ( Angus) was the richest Igbo businessman based in Ivory Coast before Wednesday, but what the late Anambra-born billionaire did not see coming Is watching his darling Super Eagles play on Wednesday in Ivory Coast, where he lives and runs his flourishing business, going to ultimately cost him his life? By this time on Wednesday, High Chief Osondu was still alive, hale, and hearty. He travelled to Bourke city Northern part of Cote D'Ivoire that hosted the Super Eagles match Wednesday, to watch his darling Super Eagles play.…
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