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Nididi’s Agent Blast Croatian Club For Signing Super Eagles Defender- He Is Not Good Enough

As some players of the senior national team of Nigeria continue to trade places, it appears some people are not comfortable with the clubs they choose to join, OwnGoalNigeria.com reports. Among them Franjo Vranjkovic, the owner of popular football players agency First Eleven ISM. He currently has Nigeria international midfielder Wilfred Nididi as one of …

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Official – NFF Writes FIFA, Seeks Tenure Elongation For Pinnick

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has officially applied for the tenure of present president of the football body Amaju Pinnick to be granted a tenure extension, OwnGoalNigeria.com understands. According to the print edition of Leadership Newspaper, the NFF sent a letter to world football governing body FIFA on Wednesday August 9 signed by General Secretary, …

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FG frowns at NFF over AITEO Cup crisis | Premium Times Nigeria

The Federal Government has expressed dissatisfaction over the football crisis generated by the Aiteo/FA Cup imbroglio. The government also frowned at the degradation of domestic league football in the country, due to inconsistent calendaring and other attendant problems. The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, through its Press and Public Relations Unit, while reacting to …

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NFF seeking immediate results, not development — Ex-Sports Minister

Former Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Bolaji Abdullahi, says the problem of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is getting immediate results and not the development of the game. Abdullahi, who is the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Kwara Central Senatorial District for the 2023 general election, made the declaration on Wednesday in Ilorin. …

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Benzema scores again as Real Madrid pick up fifth European Super Cup

Real Madrid won the UEFA Super Cup in Helsinki on Wednesday night, defeating Europa League champions Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0. In the first half, David Alaba opened the scoring for the Champions League winners, before Karim Benzema made it 2-0 after the break. This is Real Madrid’s fifth victory in the traditional season opener and Carlo …

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Sadiq Umar To Dortmund Break Down, Set To Be Villarreal’s All Time Most Expensive Signing

The dream of Nigeria international forward Sadiq Umar to join German giants Borussia Dortmund has been dashed following a breakdown in talks over the payment of his transfer fee. OwnGoalNigeria.com exclusively gathered that Dortmund reached an agreement with Almeria for his signing for a fee in the region of €25m with add-ons expected to take …

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The Number 10 Is Yours – Peseiro Raps Crystal Palace Sensation To Shun England For Super Eagles

As Jose Peseiro get set to name his first squad for the senior national team of Nigeria, the coach has been taking a look at several players who can be a part of the team. Super Eagles will likely play two friendly games in September with talks already advanced with Cameroon and Portugal. Both games …

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Nigerians in Europe: Awoniyi, Aribo fire blanks in debut, Ndidi returns after injury

Aribo marked his competitive debut in the Premier League with a heavy 4-1 defeat to Tottenham on Saturday at the Tottenham Stadium. Aribo played all 90 minutes and completed 16 passes, had one shot, and completed one dribble. Awoniyi started on the bench as newcomers Nottingham Forest suffered a 2-0 away defeat to Newcastle at …

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CAF draws reveal Nigerian clubs’ opponents as prelims kick off in September

Africa’s governing body for football CAF has announced the preliminary stage of inter-club fixtures. CAF made the announcement on Tuesday during the draws for the 2022/2023 Confederation Cup and Champions League group stage qualifiers in Cairo, Egypt. Rivers United of Nigeria will face Watanga of Liberia in the CAF Champions League. The winner of the …

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