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Odion Ighalo scores Hattrick as Nigeria scares Libya

Odion Ighalo scored a hat-trick as Nigeria took a big step towards the 2019 African Nations Cup finals with a thumping 4-0 home qualifier success over Libya on Saturday as the continent’s big guns flexed their muscles with significant victories. Former Watford forward Igalho netted an early penalty to settle the

NIGERIA DEFEAT TURKEY IN FIBA TOURNAMENT

Sarah Ogoke led all scorers with 22 points and Evelyn Akhator again got double figures as Nigeria won their first game at the FIBA Women's World Cup with a 74-68 defeat of Turkey on Sunday night. D'Tigress shot 34 percent from the floor, a marginal increase from the 29 percent they

George Weah in surprise return for Liberia

Liberia president and former World Footballer of the Year George Weah made a surprise return to international competition in Monrovia on Tuesday, playing in a 2-1 loss to Nigeria a few weeks short of his 52nd birthday. Liberia had arranged the friendly to retire the number 14 jersey made famous by

FIFA SET TO BAN NIGERIA

  The NFF are faced with issues of varying degrees, but must get them solved before set dates else face the wrath of the football ruling body Fifa have handed Nigeria and Ghana stern warnings to fix their issues or they risk being hit with suspensions. The tussle for power in the Nigeria

Nigeria Keeper Carl Ikeme Quits After Cancer Battle.

The 32-year-old has made the decision on medical advice. Ikeme was diagnosed with acute leukaemia a year ago. After prolonged treatment he recently revealed he was in remission. He said today: "I spoke with the doctor and he suggested I should retire, because of the toll the treatment has taken on my

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