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NFF Debunks Claims Of Owing Falcons as Team Refused To Leave Hotel Room After Elimination

Following the elimination of the Super Falcons of Nigeria from the ongoing World Cup in France, the Nigerian players refused to leave their hotel on Saturday, on the basis that they were owed outstanding bonuses, however, the NFF has kicked against such claims, stating that the players have been paid. According to ESPN FC, they were…

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NFF Denies Bribery Allegation Against Flying Eagles Male U-20 Team Head Coach, Paul Aigbogun

Following the disappointing display of the U-20 Male Nigerian football team toppled by the unusual exit from the World cup holding in Poland, furious football fans are calling for the head of the head coach, Paul Aigbodun, with rumours spreading that the tactical head was involved in bribery as regards the selection of the team.…

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75 Out Of 230 Nigerians Stranded In Russia Are Missing, Last Evacuation To Begin

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has revealed that 75 out of 230 stranded Nigerian football fans absconded in Russia after the 2018  World Cup. The ministry’s spokesman, Tope Elias-Fatile, revealed this in Abuja on Wednesday that the fans absconded in spite of government’s efforts to help them return home. He explained that 230 stranded Nigerian…

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Super Eagles World Cup Journey Comes To An End! An Analysis Of Their Time At #RussiaWorldCup2018

The Super Eagles have been eliminated from the 2018 World Cup, following a 2-1 defeat to Argentina on Tuesday night. Nigeria needed a draw or victory to progress into the next round. Lionel Messi scored his first goal in Russia, to give his side the lead at the break. Victor Moses levelled from the penalty…

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Super Eagles Physiotherapist & Equipment Manager Denied Austrian Visa For Pre-World Cup Camping

  The lead physiotherapist and the equipment manager of Nigeria’s Super Eagles were both denied visa into Austria for the team’s pre-world cup final camping, Punch reports. In a statement released by the NFF, it was revealed that the lead physiotherapist, Nnaemeka Anozie, and equipment manager, Chidi Ngoka, were denied visa by the Austrian Embassy. Both Anozie and Ngoka are said…

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My Wife Will Kill Me If Nigeria Fails To Qualify For World Cup –Mikel Obi

Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi who revealed in an interview with FIFA.COM that he is married to the mother of his twin babies, Russian citizen Olga Diyachenko, also revealed that his wife’s family and their friends expect Nigeria to qualify for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup because they are seriously rooting for Nigeria. He jokingly…

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