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Marcus Rashford says Manchester United are on the path to becoming relentless winners under manager Jose Mourinho and wants Old Trafford to become an unbreachable fortress once again. Mourinho oversaw a disappointing sixth-place finish in his first season at Old...
Despite making a big statement in their 4-2 thrashing of Argentina last week Tuesday, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will drop in the latest FIFA ranking when it is published by the football governing body on Thursday. The Super Eagles,...
Nigeria powerful defender Leon Balogun  has returned to the treatment room days after helping the Super Eagles beat South American giants Argentina 4-2  in Krasnodar in Russia on November 14. His German Bundesliga club Mainz 05 confirmed on their official...
’TANA AIYEJINA, in this report, takes a look at the growing list of Europe-born players of Nigerian descent and their contributions to the new-look Super Eagles Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored twice while debutant Brian Idowu grabbed a goal a...
Nigerian fans would have watched one of their own strutting his stuff in Russia’s colours at the 2018 World Cup if the European country had not dilly-dallied. Perhaps Brian Idowu would have jumped at the opportunity to represent the country...
The Super Eagles  have been placed in Pot 4 ahead of the December 1 draw for the group stages of the Russia 2018  World Cup. Nigeria  finished  their  qualifiers with 14 points from four wins and two draws. The Eagles...
Onigbinde told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the victory was deserving. He said that Nigeria’s global ranking in football would definitely appreciate with the friendly match results. He added that “we out-marked the Argentines in almost every aspect with...
What manner of a goalkeeper is he? That is the question Deportivo La Coruna shot stopper will answer today if he gets the opportunity to man the post against Argentina in the international friendly scheduled to hold in Krasnodar,...
taly failed to reach the World Cup for the first time since 1958 on Monday as they were held to a 0-0 draw in the second leg of their play-off at the San Siro by Sweden, who qualified with...
Striking sensations Sergio Aguero and Paulo Dybala have got  the nod from  Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli to  lead his attack against Nigeria in their friendly affair in Krasnodar, Russia, on Tuesday. Both teams have met seven times with the South...
Victor Moses believes critics have been “too harsh” on champions Chelsea this season, and says the team have stuck together through their difficult times of late, Evening Standard reports. Antonio Conte’s Chelsea side, who won the Premier League title with...