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NFF names 62-year-old Jose Paseiro Super Eagles new coach

NFF names 62-year-old Jose Paseiro Super Eagles new coach

The Nigeria Football Federation on Sunday announced the appointment of Mr Joeé Santos Peseiro as the new Head Coach of the Senior Men National Team, Super Eagles. The appointment is with immediate effect, subject to the signing of agreed terms between the NFF and Mr Peseiro, according to a statement by NFF’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire. “Peseiro is expected to lead out the Super Eagles for the first time during the upcoming tour of the United States of America, during which the three–time African champions will slug it out with Mexico and Ecuador ‘A’ Teams in prestige friendlies. “The Eagles will…
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EPL: Manchester United officially announce Erik ten Hag as the new manager

EPL: Manchester United officially announce Erik ten Hag as the new manager

Manchester United have appointed Erik ten Hag as their new first-team manager. Manchester United disclosed this in a statement via its website on Thursday morning. The statement read in part, “Manchester United is delighted to announce the appointment of Erik ten Hag as Men’s First Team Manager, subject to work visa requirements, from the end of this season until June 2025, with the option to extend for a further year!” Reacting, John Murtough, Football Director, said: “During the past four years at Ajax, Erik has proved himself to be one of the most exciting and successful coaches in Europe, renowned…
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2 Ohafia Sons Make it to Italy Trial, Courtesy, AsRoma FC Academy Director Coach John Obuh.

2 Ohafia Sons Make it to Italy Trial, Courtesy, AsRoma FC Academy Director Coach John Obuh.

By Comr Amos Kalu Breakthrough has come the way of two Ohafia Sons, Fortune Ibe from Akanu Ohafia and Kalu Ojiako from Abia Ohafia, to play professional football in Italy if they prove their talent in an ongoing trial in Italy where they have already flown to. This was facilitated by the able hands of Coach John Obuh, the reputable handler of AsRoma football Academy here in Nigeria and Dr Micheal kalu Mba, another Ohafia warrior, who went out of his way to ensure their movement to Italy was not truncated or hampered in any way. According to the coach,…
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Nigeria vs Ghana: Major boost for Super Eagles as FIFA approves Ademola Lukman’s switch

Nigeria vs Ghana: Major boost for Super Eagles as FIFA approves Ademola Lukman’s switch

FIFA on Thursday approved Ademola Lukman’s switch from England to Nigeria. Lukman was not able to play for the Super Eagles at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, because he was yet to get clearance from the world football governing body. The Leicester City winger in the past represented England at U-19, U-20, and U-21 levels. However, in October, Lukman applied to switch his allegiance to the West African country, where his parents come from. This is why ex-Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, initially included the 24-year-old in his provisional list for the AFCON. Lukman will now be eligible to…
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NFF retains Eguavoen as Super Eagles Head Coach, drafts in Amuneke

NFF retains Eguavoen as Super Eagles Head Coach, drafts in Amuneke

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, on Monday, announced the appointment of coaches for the senior national team. The national football administrative body retained Austin Eguavoen as the coach of the Super Eagles. Eguavoen took the Super Eagles to the just-concluded Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon where they crashed out after losing to Tunisia in the round of sixteen. The NFF also drafted former national team star, Emmanuel Amueke into the coaching crew.
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