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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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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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AFCON 2021: Kelechi Iheanacho makes honest confession over Nigeria’s elimination

AFCON 2021: Kelechi Iheanacho makes honest confession over Nigeria’s elimination

Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, has admitted that he was gutted over Nigeria’s elimination from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The 2021 AFCON will come to a conclusion on Sunday, with Egypt taking on Senegal in the final. Nigeria was eliminated from the AFCON in the round of 16 after losing 1-0 against Tunisia. But Iheanacho, who was the match-winner for Nigeria against Egypt, however, said he was happy to be back at Leicester City and has shifted his focus to Sunday’s FA Cup fourth-round clash with Nottingham Forest. “I’m happy to be back,” Iheanacho told LCFC TV.…
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AFCON 2021: What Nantes’ boss, Kombouare did for Moses Simon after Nigeria’s elimination

AFCON 2021: What Nantes’ boss, Kombouare did for Moses Simon after Nigeria’s elimination

French side, Nantes head coach, Antoine Kombouaré, has revealed having a chat with Super Eagles’ Moses Simon. According to him, Moses was disappointed after the Super Eagles crashed out of the AFCON 2021 to Tunisia on Sunday. For this reason, the manager said he has given the Nigeria international permission to return to France on Friday so that he can have enough time to heal from the hurt. Moses Simon was one of the best performers at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, helping Nigeria win three group matches. Kombouaré, who spoke ahead of Nantes’ French Cup clash…
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