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Meet The Manchester City Striker Whose Uncles Are Ex Super Eagles Stars

Efetobore Sodje and Sam Sodje are former Nigerian internationals.They earned a combined 16 caps for the Super Eagles.

  1 year ago ago
Meet The Manchester City Striker Whose Uncles Are Ex Super Eagles Stars

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7 European-born players of Nigerian descent who are undecided about their international future

Nigeria, over the years, can boast of having had a large pool of incredibly gifted players representing the country in tournaments, qualifiers, or friendly games.Even though the team has paraded some of the very best time and again, the team could have been a lot stronger and more impactful if some players decided to represent the country.

  1 year ago ago
7 European-born players of Nigerian descent who are undecided about their international future

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Opinion: 5 Nigerians That Failed In The Premier League

The Premier League is the most competitive league in Europe, no doubt. We've seen some Super Eagles players who succeeded in the Premier League and others who didn't succeed. Here are five Nigerians that failed in the Premier League. 5. Julius Aghahowa Julius Aghahowa used to be the Super Eagles' first choice in the forward position.

  9 months ago ago
Opinion: 5 Nigerians That Failed In The Premier League

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Super Eagles Legend vows to convince highly rated Man City star to choose Nigeria ahead of England

Super Eagles of Nigeria Legend Sam Sodje has vowed to convince highly rated Manchester City football club of England star Tai Sodje to choose Nigeria national team ahead of the English national team at the senior level. Tai Sodje who is the nephew to the former Nigeria international has been superb for Manchester City, as he has already scored the total number of 4 goals for the Citizens youth team in just four starts, with his best performance was against Liverpool under 18, where he snatched in a hat-trick.

  1 year ago ago
Super Eagles Legend vows to convince highly rated Man City star to choose Nigeria ahead of England

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Meet the Manchester City Star Who Could Dump England For Super Eagles

Nigeria is blessed with talented footballers across the globe leaving the Nigeria Football Federation and the national team coaches with unlimited options. In recent years, players with European connection have been fortunate to play for the national team at various levels but majority of those has featured for the Super Eagles recently. A certain Manchester City starlet Tai Sodje could join the winning team according to the reports emanating from the United Kingdom. Manchester City U18 striker, Tai Sodje has

  1 year ago ago
Meet the Manchester City Star Who Could Dump England For Super Eagles

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"My father is a known Wizard in the village" - Former Super Eagles defender

By Hassan Odunayo Former Super Eagles defender Sam Sodje has revealed the array of talents present in his family, attributing the choice of career in Sports in most members of his family to his father’s influence. In an Interview with Anthony Bekederemo on Brila FM, Sam Sodje talked about how he and his siblings inherited sporting genes from their father and what made him play football. The 40 year old also gave a good review of the current crop of players in the Super Eagles  ”It’s in the gene, I’

  2 years ago ago

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I respect, Okocha, Mikel and Kanu but Babayaro is the greatest Nigerian to have played in the EPL - Sodje

Former Super Eagles defender Sam Sodje has named former Celestine Babayaro as the greatest Nigerian to ever play in the English Premier league. The Former Reading defender told Brila FM that the former Chelsea and Newcastle defender opened doors Nigerian players to come into the league with his sterling performances. While the duo of Nwankwo Kanu and John Mikel Obi remain the only Nigerians who have won the English Premier league title, Sodje was opined that Babayaro had a better influence on the league. "Y

  2 years ago ago
I respect, Okocha, Mikel and Kanu but Babayaro is the greatest Nigerian to have played in the EPL - Sodje

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5 qualities of young Manchester City striker who is the nephew of former Eagles player

Former Super Eagles player, Sam Sodje has a nephew who is playing in the U-18 at the Manchester City academy. Tai Sodje who joined Manchester City in 2015 is one of the best players in the academy because of his impressive qualities. In this article, we highlight the qualities of the youngster which makes him one of the best young players in his category in England.  Great Finisher The youngster is a great finisher who buries almost every chance given to him by his teammates even in the tightest of space. This

  1 year ago ago
5 qualities of young Manchester City striker who is the nephew of former Eagles player

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Check Out The First Nigerian To Play For Chelsea

Celestine is the First Nigerian to play in the premier league Celestine Hycieth Babayaro is a Nigerian former footballer who played as defender or as a midfielder.Babayaro spent the majority of his career and then later for Newcastle United.

  1 year ago ago
Check Out The First Nigerian To Play For Chelsea

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Opinion: Why Nigeria should monitor Man City youngster who is the cousin of former Super Eagles defender

One of the best young Nigeria strikers in Europe, Tai Sodje is currently playing for the U-18 side of the Premier League club.  The youngster who is the nephew of former Super Eagles defender, Sam Sodje is said to feel more English than Nigeria.  Although his uncle has promised to convince him to play for the country, the Nigeria Football Federation must try to convince him to choose Nigeria ahead of his country of birth. Nigeria had a disastrous campaign in the last edition of both the FIFA U-17 and U-20

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Why Nigeria should monitor Man City youngster who is the cousin of former Super Eagles defender

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Nigerian youngster nets brace for Man City youth team in their 6 goals thriller against Man Utd

Nigerian youngster Tai Sodje was outstanding for Manchester City's under 18 team on Saturday afternoon, as he scored a fine brace in their 4-2 defeat to their City rival Manchester United, at AON training ground. The nephew of former Super Eagles star Sam Sodje was impressive for his team despite the defeat, and he tried all his best to rescued a point for his team but all his efforts were not successful. The youngster was given a starting role by the youth team's head coach, and he was able to marked his impressive

  1 year ago ago
Nigerian youngster nets brace for Man City youth team in their 6 goals thriller against Man Utd

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Nephew of Super Eagles defender scores a brace for Manchester City in the Manchester Derby

The nephew of Super Eagles defender Sam Sodje scored a brace for Manchester City U-18 side in their 4-2 loss to Manchester United at the Aon Training Complex.  Tai Sodje scored a brace within seven minutes of both halves, to give Manchester City hope of a comeback - after going two-goal behind in the opening 20 minutes of the game.   Former Manchester City youngster Charlie McNeill puts United two-goal up in the twelfth and nineteenth minute of the game before Tai Sodje reduced the deficit with four minutes

  1 year ago ago
Nephew of Super Eagles defender scores a brace for Manchester City in the Manchester Derby

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Osimhen’s Agent Insists Napoli Deal Is OK; Four Ex-internationals Also Speak

^Victor Osimhen By Femi Fasetire The agent that completed Victor Osimhen’s megabucks transfer to SSC Napoli of Italy, William D'Avila has declared that the long-drawn deal is simply ‘OK’ for the lad; even as the player has gained verbal support from four former Super Eagles’ players - Emmanuel Amuneke, Finidi George, Sam Sodje and Patrick Pascal. While the four ex-internationals are all wishing Osimhen well at the Italian Serie A club, the agent that brokered the deal that finally came to a successful

  1 year ago ago
Osimhen’s Agent Insists Napoli Deal Is OK; Four Ex-internationals Also Speak

ENTERTAINMENT

Naira Marley, Teni, others to perform at 7th Celebrity Fans challenge

Merrybet Celebrity fans challenge is a show that brings all entertainers (Musicians, Actors and Comedians) all on one stage for the purpose of representing their various clubside in a football quiz/game.  The show is sponsored by Merrybet with Kiibati Bankole being the host. The maiden edition took place on August 29, 2015 at FOUR POINT BY SHERATON with many A-list artists like,Timi Dakolo, Reminisce, illbliss, Praize, 9ice Alapomeji, Frank Edoho of who want to be a millionaire,Fred Amata, Simi featuring d

  2 years ago ago
Naira Marley, Teni, others to perform at 7th Celebrity Fans challenge

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You don't have to become a coach or agent - Sam Sodje advises Sportspersons on Life after Sports

Former Super Eagles defender, Sam Sodje has urged footballers and sports stars to always plan for life after Sports, correcting the notion that Sportsmen have to graduate into the sidelines after drawing the curtain on their Careers.  "I always preach to them (athletes) that there is life after Sports, not everyone of us want to be a coach or an agent, there are so many things you can do, that you played football doesn't mean you have to be a sportsperson - you have to educate yourself to do something else,

  1 year ago ago
You don't have to become a coach or agent - Sam Sodje advises Sportspersons on Life after Sports

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Tai Sodje: Nigerian youngster scores 19th goal for Man City

That Nigeria has a large number of young players in England that can be drafted to play for the country in the no distant future is a fact.One of such promising youngster is Tai Sodje; a nephew to former Super Eagles defender Sam Sodje.

  1 year ago ago
Tai Sodje: Nigerian youngster scores 19th goal for Man City

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Babayaro is the greatest Nigerian player to play in the Premier league -Sam Sodje

The former Reading defender and ex-Nigerian international Sam Sodje claims that his former team mate, Celestine Babayaro is the greatest Nigerian player to have ever played in the English Premier league.   He was full of praises for every Nigerian player who has played in the premier league and disclosed they left long lasting impression in the heart of many English fans due to their brilliant display of skills and talent. However after looking through the records and making calculations, a total of 42 Ni

  2 years ago ago
Babayaro is the greatest Nigerian player to play in the Premier league -Sam Sodje

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Let Yobo handle Eagles' defence for you, Sodje tells Rohr

Ex-international Sam Sodje believes new Super Eagles assistant coach will permanently solve the defence problem in the team with his appointment and urged Manager Gernot Rohr to give the for national team captain the chance to work mainly on his back line. The Nigeria Football Federation last week announced the former Eagles captain as replacement for Imama Amapakabo in the technical crew. And Sodje insisted the appointment of the former Everton Football Club defender is a right peg in a round hole. He said

  2 years ago ago
Let Yobo handle Eagles' defence for you, Sodje tells Rohr

OTHERS

'It's A Very Good Move' - London-Born Ex-Reading Star Hails Ejaria For Choosing Nigeria Over England

London-born former Reading defender Sam Sodje has hailed Liverpool-owned player Ovie Ejaria for committing his international future to Nigeria over his country of birth, England. The 2017 England U20 World Cup-winning midfielder is now awaiting green light from football's governing body, FIFA before he is considered for a call-up to the Super Eagles. "It's a very good move that Ejaria made choosing Nigeria over England. If he wants to have a long international career, I think playing for Nigeria would be hi

  2 years ago ago
'It's A Very Good Move' - London-Born Ex-Reading Star Hails Ejaria For Choosing Nigeria Over England

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England ready to battle Nigeria for 19 goals highly rated Manchester City star

According to the report from allnigeriasoccer.com, the English National team are ready to battle it out with Nigeria national team for highly rated Manchester City Nigerian-eligible youngster Tai Sodje, who is a nephew of former Super Eagles star Sam Sodje.The in-form Striker has taken the English Premier League 2 by storm this season, and he has been scoring goals for fun, netting 19 goals in just 19 appearances in all competitions, and his excellent performance has attracted interest from Nigeria national team, and the Three Lions of England The youngster was born by Nigerian Parents, and raised in England and he is eligible to represent Nigeria and England, but he's yet to represent any country, at any level.

  1 year ago ago
England ready to battle Nigeria for 19 goals highly rated Manchester City star