Ex-Super Eagles star, Emenalo quits Chelsea
Emenalo, a former Nigeria international has been a key figure at Chelsea under Roman Abramovich but has seen his role increasingly under pressure in an internal power struggle between Marina Granovskaia, a key Abramovich confidante, and manager Antonio Conte.
Conte's future beyond this season is by no means secure but the manager himself is not thought to be a reason for the Nigerian's departure.
Super Eagles to face Portugal in friendly September
In a September international friendly, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will play the former European champions Portugal.The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has moved the doubleheader from September 2023 against the Djurtus of Guinea-Bissau to March 2023, where the three-time African champions were originally scheduled to play.After the qualifiers were postponed, the NFF wants to make use of the FIFA window to keep the Super Eagles occupied.The organization of th...
AFCON 2023 Qualifiers: Super Eagles vs Guinea-Bissau double-header postponed
The 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Djurtus of Guinea-Bissau, billed to be held in September, has been postponed by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).The matches will now be held in March 2023.The 2023 Africa Cup of Nations has already been postponed to January 2024 by CAF.The continent’s soccer governing body took the decision due to the unfavourable weather conditions during the summer in Cote d...
Peseiro to extend Super Eagles’ contract – Sources
The Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro, is expected to sign a contract extension in the coming days. The Naijacrawl has reliably gatheredPeseiro was announced as the Super Eagles’ substantive head coach in May following the Super Eagles’ failure to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.The Portuguese tactician penned a one-year contract with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).With the postponement of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations from June next year to...
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