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Kgatlana, Ordega & Oshoala in final three for African Women’s Player of the Year!

Nigerian duo Asisat Oshoala and Francisca Ordega, and South African Chrestinah Thembi Kgatlana have made the final three for the African Women’s Player of the Year 2018. The three made the cut after a performance-filled year which saw them make headlines at both club and national levels. Oshoala, winner for …

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Nike’s The NATIVE’s Football Shirt is Worthy of the Pitch & the Dance Hall!

Across Nigeria, street football has a common element: Tires used for goals. This reality plays in the abstract on The NATIVE’s collaborative Nike Football shirt. Against a black body, desert sand tire marks reference the streets of Lagos, grounding the design as 100-percent Naija both in place and in mindset. …

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Nike and Wizkid celebrate Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria!

To label Wizkid simply as a Nigerian pop-star contradicts his global influence. After all, the singer/songwriter has topped charts in 15 countries, successfully bringing the new generation of Afropop global and spreading his hometown pride far and wide. Born in Surulere, Lagos, the name of Wizkid’s Nigerian hometown is emblazoned …

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East Bengal withdraws offer to Nigeria’s Gambo Muhammad due to visa delays!

Quess East Bengal FC today announced the withdrawal of its offer to Nigerian international striker Gambo Muhammad due to prolonged delay in the issuance of his Professional Employment VISA as per procedures of the Indian Embassy in Nigeria. This decision has been taken keeping the best interests of East Bengal …

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FIFA withhold Nigeria FF suspension after reinstatement of elected top leadership!

Following the decision of the Bureau of the FIFA Council of August 13, 2018 concerning the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), FIFA received confirmations that the legitimate leadership of the NFF under President Amaju Melvin Pinnick and General Secretary Mohammed Sanusi has been given back effective control of the NFF and …

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Minerva Punjab FC sign Nigeria’s Philip Njoku from Finland side FC Inter Turku!

I-League champions Minerva Punjab FC have roped in Nigerian attacking midfielder Philip Njoku from Finnish Premier Division club FC Inter Turku ahead of the upcoming I-League and AFC Cup. The 22 year old is a vital addition to the Mohali-based club and is a versatile attacker that can play on …

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VIDEO – 442oons: 2018 FIFA World Cup – Group D: Nigeria 1-2 Argentina (Parody)!

I just love to watch the 442oons and their funny take on football and its matches! In the 442oons of the day its about the match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in which Argentina needed some luck and the referee to beat Nigeria to qualify for the knockout rounds.

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2018 FIFA World Cup – Group D: Argentina just about beat Nigeria to stay alive!

The 2018 FIFA World Cup continued on Tuesday, June 26 evening with former champions Argentina beating Nigeria 2-1 with a late goal to stay alive in the tournament at the Saint Petersburg Stadium. Argentina were under pressure after their loss to Croatia, while Nigeria knew that a point could be …

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2018 FIFA World Cup – Group D: Nigeria score a 2-0 win over Iceland!

The 2018 FIFA World Cup continued on Friday, June 22 with Nigeria winning 2-0 over Iceland due to two brilliant Ahmed Musa goals at the Volgograd Arena. The less said about the first session the better as Iceland at least tried to play football and had chances mainly through Sigurdsson, …

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