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Monday, February 27, 2017

February 27, 2017

Superstar withdraws from Nigeria's friendly games

Written by: Juan Joe Oladayo

Nigeria Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel is reported to have withdraw from Nigeria's friendly games with Senegal and Burkina Faso.

Rumours currently circulating in the Nigeria news media have it that the former Chelsea man was given the go ahead by Nigeria coach, Genot Rohr.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

February 23, 2017

Sunderland player open to play for Nigeria

Written by: Juan Joe Oladayo

Sunderland’s English-Nigerian teenager, Josh Maja, 18, has said he has the eligibility of representing Nigeria at senior levels. The sensational teenager was born in England.  

The Sunderland striker made his first-team (club) debut for the team in their 2-1 victory over QPR in the English
February 23, 2017

National Team Coach: Guardiola betrayed this young star

Written by: Juan Joe Oladayo

Ex-Nigeria U-17 coach, Manu Garba has criticised Kelechi Iheanacho’s lack of game time at Manchester City; labelling it as a form of betrayal by manager Pep Guardiola. 

Manu Garba was the one who gave Ihenacho breakthrough at the 2013 World Youth Championship.
The Nigerian superstar has not featured in City’s last seven games, five out of which he failed to

Tuesday, February 21, 2017