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Nigeria climb up in October Fifa ranking

Nigeria are now ranked 41st in the world according to October Fifa ranking released on Monday.

In September, the Super Eagles dropped six places despite their impressive outing against Cameroon – where they got four points over two legs.

How Akwa United FC won FA Cup in Lagos

Akwa United FC last night emerged winner of the nation’s most glamorous trophy, the FA Cup, after beating Niger Tornadoes 3-2 at the Agege soccer temple in Lagos.

Nigeria’s victory was 'very tactical' - Obi

For the most part, Nigeria's 1-0 win over Zambia on Saturday was a hair-tearing tactical duel, not particularly easy on the eye, and left expectant home fans restless until Alex Iwobi struck on 73 minutes.

Quadri’s Polish Open victory excites Dalung

Barrister Solomon Dalung the Minister of Youth and Sports has described the achievement of Nigeria's table tennis star, Aruna Quadri at the just concluded ITTF Challenge as an icing on an already sweet national cake following his victory at the Polish Open on Sunday.

Tornadoes, Akwa United in AITEO Cup final

Akwa United FC defeated Sunshine Stars 3-1 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in the second leg of their AITEO Cup semi final fixture on Sunday.

Thugs attack Chipolopolo forward’s home after S’Eagles defeat

The Super Eagles’ 1-0 win over the Chipolopolo of Zambia, the result of which guaranteed a 2018 World Cup place for the three-time African kings, has continued to generate reactions, even beyond Nigeria.

Madrid City Council names sports centre after Agbonavbare

Madrid City council has renamed the Alberto Garcia Sports Centre after the late Super Eagles goalkeeper, Wilfred Agbonavbar.

Chelsea congratulate Ola Aina on Eagles debut

Chelsea football Club of England have taken out time to congratulate their player and Super Eagles youngster, Ola Aina, for making his full international debut in Nigeria’s 1-0 win against Zambia.

Manchester City woos Messi with £358m

Manchester City are prepared to take advantage of Lionel Messi's contract stand-off at Barcelona by lodging a £358million bid for his services in January, according to reports in Spain.

Nigeria gets World Cup ticket

.Defeats Zambia 1-0
By Valentine Amanze

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