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Argentina vs Nigeria: Super Eagles Wins La Albiceleste 4-2 in Russia

Super Eagles of Nigeria came from two goals down to trash Argentina on Tuesday in a 6-goal thriller in Russia on Tuesday. Goals from Banega and Manchester city’s forward, Kun Aguero, put the Messi-less Argentine side ahead in the first 36 minutes. But the Super Eagles fought back brilliantly. In the 44th minute,

President Buhari Doles Out N17.5m To D’Tigress

President Muhammadu Buhari has redeemed his promise to reward the 2017 Afrobasket winning women’s team, D’Tigress of Nigeria. Each player got N1,000,000 (One million Naira) while 5 Coaching crew members got N500,000 (Five hundred thousand Naira)each. In his address, the Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung said sports in Nigeria

World Cup: Rohr Sets Semi-Final Target For Super Eagles

Coach Gernot Rohr has set a semi-final target for Nigeria at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, saying that they had already advanced to the round of 16 in three previous tournaments. Against all the odds, the national team qualified for next year’s showpiece with a game to spare after beating

Lionel Messi ahead of FIFA Best award tonight

Real Madrid coach, Zinedine Zidane, has revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo deserves to retain The Best FIFA men's player award on Monday evening in London, despite Ronaldo scoring just one La Liga goal this season even though he is the highest goalscorer in the UEFA Champions League. Zidane spoke after Ronaldo missed chances

Wike Concludes Plans With Real Madrid For Football Academy In Rivers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike met with Florentino Pérez, Real Madrid President at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday night to finalise the setting up of a Real Madrid Affiliated Football Academy in Rivers State. The governor also met with the leadership of the Real Madrid Foundation as part of the

Why we lost to Nigeria last year — Zambian coach

Ahead of the crucial Russia 2018 FIFA world cup qualifier between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Chipolopolo of Zambia, Wedson Nyirenda has again boasted that he is Nigeria for the maximum points at stake. Nyirenda who spoke to Sports Vanguard in Abuja shortly before jetting out to Uyo yesterday

Gernot Rohr plans big surprise for Zambia

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will not play same formation and style that helped them pick a win and a draw against Cameroun in their last World Cup 2018 Qualifiers against Zambia, reports Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr said during the team’s pre-match conference yesterday that Zambia would be in