Photos Of Super Eagles Training Ahead Of Today’s Match With Guinea

The Super Eagles Of Nigeria looks set to tame the National Elephants after putting aside their bonus row in order to perfect strategies for Wednesday’s tie even though they arrived 40 minutes behind schedule at the training venue. I n the goalkeeping department, Ikechukwu Ezenwa could be handed a starter’s role after sitting out against Burundi at the Alexandria Stadium. See photos from the training ground

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Super Eagles Players Owed Bonuses & Allowances

  Nigeria’s players are in dispute with the country’s football federation in the build-up to their Africa Cup of Nations match against Guinea. None of the Super Eagles players has received allowances or a $10,000 bonus. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is hoping to prevent a strike before the match in Egypt on Wednesday. “My player [Ahmed Musa] couldn’t attend the press conference today because they have a very important meeting,” said coach Gernot Rohr. “I just hope the situation can be resolved so we can focus on what we…

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I Was Never Away From The Eagles — Mikel

Super Eagles’ captain, Mikel John Obi has revealed that he was never away from the National team despite missing majority of the county’s matches during the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, AOIFootball.com reports. In an exclusive interview with theNFF.com, which was monitored by AOIFootball.com, the 32-year-old stated he was in constant touch with the team despite being away for almost 327 days. Read Also: Captain: Rohr insists on Mikel “I’m happy, to be honest; it’s been a long time about a year now since I haven’t been here with the…

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Juventus Appoints Maurizio Sarri As New Manager After Chelsea Exit

Maurizio Sarri has left Chelsea and joined Juventus as their new manager, MySportDab reports. Sarri led Chelsea to third in the English Premier League last season and won the UEFA Europa League in his first season. It is understood a compensation fee in excess of £5m has been agreed between the two clubs for the 60-year-old. Sarri will replace fellow Italian Massimiliano Allegri, who left Juventus at the end of last season. Chelsea confirmed the move on Sunday via an official statement which read: “The two clubs have reached an…

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Ola Aina Signs For Torino Permanently 

CHELSEA have confirmed Ola Aina’s permanent move to Torino – despite their current transfer ban. The right-back, 22, made just three senior appearances for the Blues after joining the club in 2007. Aina had spent the past season on loan with Italian side Torino, making 32 appearances in all competitions. And the Nigeria international has now made his Serie A switch permanent for an undisclosed fee. Chelsea’s decision to sell Aina hints that 19-year-old Reece James will play a role in the first team next season. The Blues are currently…

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i’ve Won 3 Trophies, What More Could I Do?’ – Ronaldo Talks About Ballon D’or

Cristiano Ronaldo was in usual buoyant mood after helping Portugal lift the inaugural UEFA Nations League on Sunday. The Juventus forward is still going strong at the age of 34 and has been widely praised for the consistency he has shown throughout his career. “There hasn’t been a period where I’ve played badly, the numbers speak for themselves over the last 16 years,” he said. “I’ve shown for the majority of my career, independently of what people say, the numbers speak for themselves.” Ronaldo has now won two international trophies…

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Pedro Rodriguez, The First Player To Win The 5 Top Trophies In World Football

Former Barcelona and Spanish footballer, Pedro Rodríguez has become the first man to win arguably the five top trophies in world football. The 31-year-old winger who scored in Chelsea’s 4 – 1 against Arsenal to help them secure the Europa League trophy has now won the Champions League, Premier League, Europa League, World Cup, European Championship, a feat never achieved in history. Although, he has many other trophies. In terms of international titles, Pedro won the World Cup in 2010 and the European Championship in 2012 with Spain. He’s won…

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