Injured Mikel flown to England for surgery

Injured Super Eagles Captain John Mikel Obi is understood to have been flown to London for urgent surgery to be carried out on him by one of the top surgeons in Europe. As reported on sports.enorth.com.cn, the 30-year old midfielder who has missed Tianjin TEDA’s last three games due to a abdominal strain could be

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Italy flatten Sand Eagles in Nassau

Nigeria’s Super Sand Eagles began their outing at the 2017 Fifa Beach World Cup at the Nassau Stadium in the Bahamas with a 6-12 defeat to Italy on Thursday. Gabrielle Gori proved a handful for the Nigerian team as he netted a double hat-trick and his teammate Paolo Palmacci also helped himself with a treble

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NFF urged to promote peace with football

Thenationonlineng– The Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has urged executive board members of the Nigeria Football Federation to embrace peace, unity and see football as a unifying factor in Nigeria. Speaking when the Amaju Pinnick led executive board paid him a condolence visit in Abuja on Tuesday following the demise of his

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African champions worry Rohr

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr is concerned about Cameroon’s rebirth at Afcon 2017 ahead of the Fifa 2018 World Cup qualifiers later this year in August. The German trainer pitched camp in Gabon for three weeks monitoring the Indomitable Lions while also working as a television commentator. He took notes at every Cameroon game and

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Coventry keen to sign Yakubu

English Football League One club Covetry City want to sign Nigerian forward Yakubu Aiyegbeni. According to Coventry City manager Russell Slade, the former Everton and Portsmouth man has been training with the club and has “made a big impression.” The 34-year-old Nigerian will have to prove his fitness levels with The Sky Blues to earn

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