Odegbami: Eagles lack cohesion

Former Green Eagles captain and 1980 Africa Cup of Nations winner, Segun Odegbami has said there is still time for the current Super Eagles to improve, as he believes the team lacks cohesion. The former national team and Shooting Stars winger, who was nicknamed ‘Mathematical’ in his playing days, told Radio Nigeria that the current

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Golden Eaglets get Hayatou support

Caf president, Issa Hayatou, has thrown his weight behind Nigeria’s Under-17 national team ahead of Tuesday’s semifinal with Sweden at the Fifa Under-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates. Hayatou visited the Nigerians on Monday in Dubai and was accompanied by CAF 1st vice president, Almamy Kabele Camara and Fifa Executive Committee member, Mohamed

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Siasia admits to ‘taking on’ Management

Former Super Eagles head coach, Samson Siasia has admitted that he got his fingers burnt with the authorities during his playing days as a result of his outspoken nature. Siasia said he and current Nigeria national team head coach, Stephen Keshi were branded as “the mafia” owing to their penchant for always “speaking up against

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Adesokan breaks powerlifting record

Paralympic champion Yakubu Adesokan demonstrated his prowess once again by setting a world record mark of 176kg to take the men’s under-49kg title at the International Paralympic Committee Powerlifting Asian Open Championships in Kuala Lumpur. The 34-year-old, who won gold at London 2012 Paralympics, setting a world record of 180kg in the under-48kg class, repeated

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