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Arsenal to offer Iwobi an improved contract

Arsenal are nearing an agreement with talented young forward, Alex Iwobi, in regards to an improved deal with the club.The 19-year-old Nigerian has emerged as a viable first-team option in North London over recent months, notching two goals in his first two Premier League starts.Established first-team stars in the forward department such as Theo Walcott,

Iwobi shines, Ighalo flops as Arsenal trump Watford

Nigeria youngster Alex Iwobi outshone fellow Super Eaglesstar Odion Ighalo after he scored in Arsenal 4-0 win to further endanger Watford’s survival hopes in the Premier League. Iwobi, whose appearance for Nigeria was limited after he recovered from food poisoning on international duty last week, struck after 38 minutes courtesy of an assist by Alexis

NFF to get a French coach for Eagles, to be paid N10m per month

The Nigeria Football Federation is set to hire a Frenchman as coach of the Super Eagles after the team failed to qualify for a second consecutive Africa Cup of Nations, punchng.com reports. National U-23 team coach Samson Siasia was drafted to the Eagles for the double header  against the Egyptians after Sunday Oliseh resigned but

Ahmed Musa was forced to give Mikel Captaincy – Reports

‎Reports have emerged that Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi actually insisted he will only feature in the AFCON qualifiers against Egypt if he were made Super Eagles captain, and coach Samson Siasia and top officials thereafter pressured Ahmed Musa to relinquish the armband. Mikel was assistant captain to Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama when former coach Sunday

Guidolin: Ayew to return against Chelsea

‎Swansea City manager Francesco Guidolin has revealed that Ghana international Andre Ayew should be fit to face Chelsea on April 9 at the Liberty Stadium. An ankle injury has forced the 26-year-old to miss the Swans’ last two games will once again be on the sidelines when his side travel to Stoke City on Saturday.

Pinnick insists his administration deserves commendation

‎Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick, has said that he would not resign amid public outcry and flak that have trailed the failure of the Super Eagles to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon next year. His uncompromising stance is against the grain that it was under his watch that Nigeria

Egypt triumph in Alexandria as Nigeria crash out of AFCON 2017

Nigeria Tuesday night crashed out of AFCON 2017 after they lost 1-0 to hosts Egypt in Alexandria. It will be the second time in two years thatthe Super Eagles have failed to qualify for the Nations Cup. Egypt now have an unassailable seven points with a round of matches to played in June. Nigeria have

AFCON Qualifier: Egypt 1-0 Nigeria Highlights

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are likely to miss the upcoming edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon in 2017, following the team’s loss to Egypt in Alexandria Tuesday evening. The first leg played in Kaduna, Nigeria, last week ended in a 1-1 draw. With the Pharaohs’ win through Ramadan Sobhy’s goal, Egypt has

Nigeria v Egypt: Siasia drops Iheanacho, unleashes Ighalo, Moses

Super Eagles handler, Samson Siasia, has opted for the striking combination of Victor Moses and Watford FC danger man, Odion Ighalo, for today’s make or mar AFCON 2017 second leg qualifying tie against the Pharaohs of Egypt in Alexandria.The gaffer dropped to the bench Manchester City wonder kid, Kelechi Iheanacho, who started the first leg

Live: Egypt Vs Nigeria – AFCON Qualifier 2nd Leg

Egypt Vs Nigeria: AFCON 2017 QualifiernmDate: Tuesday, March 29th. Time: 6:00pmVenue: Borg el arab Stadium, Alexandria, Egypt. Egypt take on Nigeria at the Borg el arab Stadium few days after their clash in Kaduna which unfortunately for Nigeria ended in a 1-1 draw. Both sides are in Group G along side Tanzania and Chad who