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Iwobi, Okoye Receive Death Threats After Eagles AFCON Exit

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Super Eagles goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye and midfielder, Alex Iwobi, were subjected to cyberbullying by fans, including death threats, after Nigeria’s exit from the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon on Sunday following a 1-0 defeat to Tunisia. Youssef Msakni scored the only goal of the encounter with a strike from 25 yards out to fire Tunisia to the last...

Sevilla Agree To Sign Anthony Martial On Loan From Manchester United

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Anthony Martial from Manchester United to Sevilla, done deal and here we go! Agreement reached tonight between the two clubs. The Player has accepted, Sevilla was his priority. Sevilla will cover his salary until June. Martial will fly to Spain in the next hours. United rejected an initial loan request from the Liga side earlier in the month but GOAL understands...

We’ll Compensate Nigerians With World Cup Ticket – Moses Simon

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Nigeria crashed out of the 33 rd Africa Cup of Nations after an unfortunate 1-0 loss at Roumde Adjia stadium Garoua, to Tunisia on Sunday. One of the major actors on the night was winger Simon Moses, whose exploits in the group stages made him a target for opposing defenders. Indeed he received most of the attention from the Tunisians...

AFCON 2021 A Wonderful Experience For Me – Sadiq

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Almeria forward Umar Sadiq says playing at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations is a remarkable experience for him despite the Super Eagles early ouster from the competition. Sadiq featured in all of Nigeria’s four games in the competition scoring once. It was his second appearance for Nigeria in a major tournament after he represented the U-23 team at the Olympics....

I’ve Not Resigned — Austin Eguavoen

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Super Eagles interim coach Austin Eguavoen has denied ever saying that he had resigned his appointment. Speaking with journalists at the Hotel Le Ribadou in Garoua yesterday, Eguavoen said, “it’s a lie, misleading and very mischievous to attribute such a statement to me because that was not what I said.” Although Eguavoen maintained that he remains the technical director of the...

Onazi Joins Saudi Club Al-Adalah

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Nigeria midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has joined Saudi Arabia First League club Al-Adalah. Onazi is now the second Nigerian at the club with former home-based forward Tunde Adeniji already a key member of the squad. The 29-year-old last featured for Turkish club Denizilispor. READ ALSO: 25-Year-Old Man Hangs Himself In Jigawa The former Lazio star has struggled to stay fit in recent years which...

Put AFCON Behind, Focus On World Cup Qualification – Ex-Super Eagles Coach

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Former Super Eagles’ Chief Coach, Christian Chukwu, has urged the Super Eagles to move on with future national assignments after crashing out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Chukwu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Tuesday that the Super Eagles should put the AFCON competition behind them and focus on qualification for the World...

AFCON 2021: Africa Should Be Proud Of Comoros – Drogba

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Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba, has identified Comoros as the team Africa is proud of at the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Cameroon. Drogba said this after Comoros was eliminated from the 2021 AFCON on Monday night. Comoros was knocked out of the 2021 AFCON round of 16 tie against host nation Cameroon. Debutants Comoros fought hard against Cameroon despite...

EPL: Piers Morgan Tells Arsenal To Sack Mikel Arteta

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Former CNN host, Piers Morgan, has told Arsenal to sack their manager, Mikel Arteta, if he doesn’t lead the club to a top-four finish this season. Morgan, a strong Arsenal fan, said this after Arsenal failed to beat Burnley in a Premier League tie at the weekend. Arsenal currently sits in the sixth position on the Premier League table with 36...

Watford Commiserate With Troost-Ekong, Okoye Over Eagles’ AFCON Exit

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Premier League club Watford have commiserated with their Nigerian stars William Troost-Ekong and Maduka Okoye, following Super Eagles elimination at this year’s AFCON. Troost-Ekong and Okoye were in action but could not prevent the Eagles from losing 1-0 to Tunisia in the round of 16 on Sunday. After a tight first half, Tunisia broke the deadlock early in the second half...

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