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Xavier Amaechi Signs For Arsenal

Talented Nigerian winger Xavier Amaechi has signed his first professional contract with Arsenal Football Club.

Amaechi’s signing was announced on Arsenal’s official website on Friday with a picture of him and Arsene Wenger while...

Randy Waldrum Rejects Super Falcons Job For Pittsburgh University Job

The recently appointed Super Falcons coach has rejected the Nigeria Football Federation offer for University of Pittsburgh coaching post

American coach Randy Waldrum has turned down to offer to coach the country's senior women's...

Victor Moses out as CAF announces final three nominees for African Footballer of the Year

Super Eagles forward, Victor Moses, has been left out as the three finalists for this year’s African Player of the Year have been announced.

The final three are Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, with the winner...

Thierry Henry: Kanu Never Told Me I Was Called Igwe In Nigeria

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has expressed surprise that he was nicknamed “Igwe,” meaning king, by Nigerian fans.

The former France striker said this during his visit to Nigeria over the weekend.

He was hailed “Igwe” by fans...

Oshoala, Rohr, Super Eagles make final shortlist for 2017 CAF Awards

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the final shortlists for the 2017 awards.

Nigeria is well represented across the categories, with reigning CAF African Women’s Player of the Year, Asisat Oshoala again in line...

Mikel Confirms China Stay Amid Everton Transfer Rumours

Former Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi has denied he would return to the English Premier League in January from Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda to join Everton.

Some reports had claimed the 30-year-old would leave Tianjin after an...

Photos: Reigning African footballer of the year Asisat Oshoala meets Tony Elumelu in Lagos

Photos: Reigning African footballer of the year Asisat Oshoala meets Tony Elumelu in Lagos
 

Giroud to leave Arsenal on loan

West Ham and Crystal Palace have been put on alert, with Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud ready to leave the Emirates on loan, when the winter transfer window opens in January.

Giroud decided not to leave the Gunners in the summer, after...

Kelechi Iheanacho might be available for sale in January – Leicester City boss, Puel

Leicester City manager, Claude Puel, has hinted at the possibility of selling Nigeria star Kelechi Iheanacho four weeks before the winter transfer market opens for business.

The Foxes have six strikers in the first team consisting of...

Nigerian-born Boxer Who Fought For England, Faces Deportation For Illegal Immigration

29-year-old Bilal Fawaz, an elite level boxer who has fought for England six times is facing being deported to Nigeria.

Fawaz was detained at the Tinsley House Immigration Centre at Gatwick Airport in West Sussex on November 29. The...

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