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Drama As Nigeria Squander Four-Goal Lead

Friday, November 13*Nigeria 4-4 Sierra Leone There was late drama as Sierra Leone battled from goals down to draw giants Nigeria in an AFCON Group L game. Nigeria, three-time AFCON champions (1980, 1994 and 2013) were on course for an emphatic win when they led 4-0 inside the first half...
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Iwobi, Ndidi In Nigeria Squad For Ivory Coast, Tunisia Friendlies

Premier League players Alex Iwobi (Everton) and Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester) have been included in Nigeria's 25-man squad for friendlies next month. Five other players have been put on standby, according to the list shortlisted by the Nigeria Football Federation. Nigeria has lined up friendlies next month against the Elephants of...
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Didier Drogba Forever My Idol – Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen

Nigeria's Victor Osimhen has said that Ivory Coast Didier Drogba will forever be his idol. Osimhen recently joined Napoli from French club Lille in a deal worth $96m according to L'Equipe, making him the most expensive African player ever ahead of Arsenal's Nicholas Pepe (from Lille). Osimhen said that he...
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Ajibade Babalade: Nigeria Mourns Death of 1992 AFCON Defender

Nigeria is mourning the death of former National team star Ajibade Kunde Babalade. Born March 29, 1972, the defender passed away on Friday, September 4 2020 in Abidan, Nigeria. "We are sad to announce the shock demise of former Nigeria Super Eagles defender Ajibade Babalade," Nigeria Football Federation tweeted. "Babalade...
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American To Play For Nigeria At Olympics

Nigerian basketball team will have NBA star and Brooklyn Nets point guard Spencer Dinwiddie on their roster at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The player has already acquired a Nigerian passport to represent D'Tigers at the Olympics. Dinwiddie was born in Los Angeles and played college basketball at the University of...
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Bafana Bafana’s Percy Tau Predicts AFCON Winner

Sunday, July 13 *Senegal Vs Tunisia - 7PM *Algeria Vs Nigeria - 10PM The Africa Cup of Nations has reached its final bend. Its now down to the final four. The semis kickoff this Sunday with Arab nations taking on West African giants. Biggest of the shockers in the tournament...