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Check Out The Nicknames Of Former, Current Super Eagles Players

Over the years, Nigerian footballers due to their attitude on and off the pitch have earned one nickname or the other, the nicknames come from Journalists, fans, club supporters or among their colleagues. The most popular one's back then are Daniel Amokachi who is nicknamed "The Bull" due to his bullish attacking prowess and what he did on the field of Play.

  9 months ago ago
Check Out The Nicknames Of Former, Current Super Eagles Players

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The fantasy Super Eagles squad that could win the World Cup

We have all missed football. The need to see people chasing a ball around the pitch has led many to playing football video games, and that vacuum has led me to creating a fantasy Super Eagles team, that if well managed could win the World Cup. Many arguments can be made about the greatest Nigerian footballer of all time and one that drew a lot of comments in this compulsory COVID-19 lockdown has been who is the greater between Mikel Obi and Austin Okocha..., I will not join that conversation because it is

  2 years ago ago
The fantasy Super Eagles squad that could win the World Cup

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These are the 7 oldest players to have represented Nigeria in football

The average age of the current Super Eagles squad 26 players is between 25 and 26, with Gernot Rohr intent on building a young team that matures together. The wise heads among the current group includes Ahmed Musa 27 and Abdullahi Shehu 27 while the oldest player is Daniel Akpeyi, 33. Over the last 40 years when footballers’ ages became a thing, the following are the seven players that played to a ripe age for the Eagles. Of the seven players, three are goalkeepers, two defenders and two forwards and six

  2 years ago ago
These are the 7 oldest players to have represented Nigeria in football

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Kwara Commissioner for Sports receives Former Super Eagles Player

The Kwara State Commissioner for Youths and Sports received in her office, Former Super Eagles' goal keeper, Peter Rufai(Dodo Mayana). He came on a congratulatory visit for the recently concluded Kwara 7th Sports Festival held at Kwara State Stadium Complex. As a way of saying thank to Nigerians who always prayed for him during his days as a goal keeper, he wanted to give back to the society through grassroot football development by partnering with the Kwara State Government to achieve his aim. He hope that

  2 years ago ago
Kwara Commissioner for Sports receives Former Super Eagles Player

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The Greatest Nigerian XI: Goalkeeper (II)

There you are! Let's get on with it, shall we? 3. Peter Rufai: Peter Rufai, like Emmanuel Okala before him, was a towering goalie. Unlike Okala though, he was more a gentle giant than an intimidating foe but he stakes a claim as the greatest shot-stopper for Nigeria because of his extraordinary penalty heroics. You just could not score five in a row against Dodo Mayana. Don't ask me where he got that nickname from, but I'll ask him in my next post. There was a dancer for the late great afro beat legend, Fel

  2 years ago ago
The Greatest Nigerian XI: Goalkeeper (II)

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Checkout some stunning throwback photos of Peter Rufai as he clocks 57 today.

Born on the 24th of August 1963 in Lagos state Nigeria, Prince Peter Rufai popularly known as Dodo Mayana was a Nigeria former professional football player who played as a goalkeeper for the national team. Rufai retired some years back after a professional career which he started with Stationery Stores F.C in his country Nigeria and Femo Scorpions. He later moved to the republic of Benin in the year 1986, with AS Dragons FC de l'Ouémé. He plied his professional trade in Belgium, the Netherlands, Portugal and

  1 year ago ago
Checkout some stunning throwback photos of Peter Rufai as he clocks 57 today.

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Opinion:My top 3 Super Eagles goalkeepers of all time.

The goalkeeping position is somewhat underestimated despite their noticeable importance in the game of football. As other outfield positions are being showered with accolades and recognitions, Goalkeepers are continuously subjected to the background. However, It has been proven that all successful team rely on the brilliance of their goalkeepers inorder to win matches which is applicable to the Super Eagles Known to herald themselves with the best when it comes to Goalkeeping position. I have taken out time

  2 years ago ago
Opinion:My top 3 Super Eagles goalkeepers of all time.