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7 Great Footballers Whose Nicknames More Popular Than Their Real Names

The world of soccer has produced great footballers who have excelled in their football career making them to be so popular.However, some of these footballers are best known and popular for their nicknames than their real names.

  3 months ago
7 Great Footballers Whose Nicknames More Popular Than Their Real Names

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Meet 3 Nigerian Football Legends Born In Kaduna (Photos)

1.Tijani Babangida Tijani babangida, born on 25 September 1973 in Kaduna State, is a Nigerian former professional footballer, who played as a winger, Known for his pace, his playing style was sometimes compared to that of Marc.

  2 months ago
Meet 3 Nigerian Football Legends Born In Kaduna (Photos)

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See Recent Pictures Of Former Nigerian Footballer Tijani Babangida (Photos).

See Recent Pictures Of Former Nigerian Footballer Tijani Babangida (Photos). Tijani Babangida is a Nigerian former professional footballer who played as a winger. He was born on 25th September 1973 (age 47 years) in Kaduna, Nigeria. Tijani Babangida who was born in Kaduna, Nigeria started his football career during his youth in 1990 were he played for Niger Tornadoes. Tijani Babangida has also played football for many big football clubs during his playing time which includes, Roda JC, VVV-Venlo, Ajax, Gençlerbirliği,

  5 months ago
See Recent Pictures Of Former Nigerian Footballer Tijani Babangida (Photos).

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5 Nigerian Footballers That Married Foreign Wives

Check them out.. Daniel Amokachi Daniel known as one of the shining light for Nigeria’s success back then at the Tunisia 1994 Nations Cup; won the hearts of millions of Nigerians with his performance. Daniel is a former assistant coach of super Eagles. His friend turned wife is Nadia, from France and they are blessed with 3 kids Osaze Odemwingie Ex West-Bromich hitman, Osaze in May 2012 married an English woman known as Sarah Fallon. It was reported that they both met at a local bar. They got wedded at a church

  5 months ago
5 Nigerian Footballers That Married Foreign Wives

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Gov Yahaya Bello's Team Takes On the Ex Super Eagles Players in a Novelty Match (Photos)

It is going to be all fun today as the New Direction Team of Governor Yahaya Bello's government takes on the former Super Eagles Players in a novelty match at the confluence city stadium, Lokoja According to a post shared on social media by one of Gov.

  2 months ago
Gov Yahaya Bello's Team Takes On the Ex Super Eagles Players in a Novelty Match (Photos)

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Sad story of Nigerian Striker who ran mad after failing trials with Ajax

It is always a good thing for you to see your brother or Sister to break out from your family and become the cynosure of all.  So is the case of Kassem Yebsaya when he got invited to the national team to represent his fatherland in 1996. Kaseem Yebsaya was part of the Nigeria U23 Football team which qualified Nigeria to the Olympics, which we eventually won in Atlanta.  Kaseem's performance during the qualifiers for Nigeria didn't go unnoticed as Turkish Super Lig side Denizlispor snapped him in January

  8 months ago
Sad story of Nigerian Striker who ran mad after failing trials with Ajax

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7 Nigerian Footballers From Kaduna State (Photos)

1. Tijani Babangida Tijani Babangida was born September 25th, 1973 in Kaduna, Nigeria. Nicknamed TJ, he is a retired Nigerian footballer, who played as a winger.  Known for his pace, Babangida spent the majority of his playing career at Dutch side, Ajax. He spent five years at Volendam, while the latter became the youngest ever player in the history of Spanish football to have a buy-out clause in his contract and the second youngest player to appear for FC Barcelona, when he made his debut in 1998

  5 months ago
7 Nigerian Footballers From Kaduna State (Photos)

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PFAN South East Holds Inaugural Meeting, Visits Nigeria Legends Chukwu And Okala

Professional Footballers Association of Nigeria (South-East Zone), on Sunday held its inaugural meeting at at Bonterra Hotel in Enugu at the instance of the zone's Commissioner, comrade Ikechukwu Enwezor. *Sitting L-R: Okala, Babangida and Chukwu In attendance were Chairmen of the zone and national officers, including PFAN President, Comrade Tijani Babangida, Deputy General Secetary, Comrade Edema Fuludu, BoT Chairman and Secretary, Comrades Harrison Jalla and Austin Popo respectively.

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PFAN South East Holds Inaugural Meeting, Visits Nigeria Legends Chukwu And Okala

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Photo: Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, Kicks Football while Wearing His Babaringa

The president of the 9th Senate, Senator Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan today shared pictures of himself kicking football as he kicks off the final match of an ongoing football tournament between Bade Academy Football Club and Nguru B Football Club at his native state, Yobe state.

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Photo: Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, Kicks Football while Wearing His Babaringa

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Tijani Babangida Picks His Best Super Eagles Winger

Former Super Eagles winger, Tijani Babangida has rated France based Moses Simon as the best winger in the Nigeria National team at the moment.Babangide who played for Nigeria and made name at Dutch side Ajax Amsterdam was full of praises for the Kaduna born singer after seeing his assist for Ligue1 side Nantes in their 3-0 win against Bordeaux in the French top-flight league.

  1 months ago
Tijani Babangida Picks His Best Super Eagles Winger

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Photos Of Nigeria Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan Kick off The Finals Match In Yobe State

Nigeria Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan kick off the final of the Sardaunan Bade football tournament The finals match is between Bade football academy and Nguru Football Club, the finals match was take place at the Gashua Mini stadium in Yobe State.

  2 months ago
Photos Of Nigeria Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan Kick off The Finals Match In Yobe State

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Good Evening, This Sunday Newspaper Headlines and Review on 2nd August 2020

Tijani Babangida opens up on why Oliseh’s Eagles failed to soar NDDC Probe: Engineering company awarded COVID-19 awareness contract ― Report Reopening of schools: Oyo hails teachers, adjusts school calendar NDDC Probe: Pondei, others collecting 30% before contractors are paid ― Report Edo 2020: APC asks security agencies to halt PDP’s ‘rigging plans’ Kyrgios pulls out of US Open, pleads with players not to be ‘selfish’ COVID-19: NOA tasks residents on attitudinal change to stop virus spread I’m

  10 months ago
Good Evening, This Sunday Newspaper Headlines and Review on 2nd August 2020

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Remember Super Eagles Legend Tijani Babangida? See How He Looks

Tijani Babangida is a former Nigerian professional footballer who played as a winger for the Nigeria national team and clubs such as Ajax, Vitesse Arnhem, Changchun Yatai, among others. He made his international debut in 1994, and went on to feature for the Super Eagles on several occasions. He was also part of the Nigerian team that won gold medal at the Olympics, Atlanta 1996.  Tijani spent majority of his career in the Netherlands, playing for Ajax, VVV-Venlo and Roda JC, where he won the Eredivisie and

  10 months ago
Remember Super Eagles Legend Tijani Babangida? See How He Looks

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Today In History: A Look Back At The Day Babangida "Destroyed" South Africa

Nigeria: Ike Shoronmu; Celestine Babayaro, Furo Iyenemi, Taribo West, Godwin Okpara, Finidi George, Sunday Oliseh, Mutiu Adepoju, Tijani Babangida, Nwankwo Kanu, Raphael Chukwu. South Africa: Andre Arendse; Lucas Radebe, Mark Fish, Pierre Issa, Dumisa Ngobe, Thabo Mngomeni, John Moshoeu, Quinton Fortune, Helman Mkhalele, Shaun Bartlett, Siyabonga Nomvete. Referee: Gamal el Ghandour (Egypt) 1 GOAL Nigeria 1 - 0 South Africa A sensational start as Tijani Babangida scores after just 40 seconds for the favourites

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Today In History: A Look Back At The Day Babangida

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See The Award Presented To Gov Yahaya Bello By Okocha, Ikpeba Other Super Eagle Legends

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has been awarded by Super Sagle Legends led by ex-Super Eagle Captain, Austin Jay Jay Okocha.

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See The Award Presented To Gov Yahaya Bello By Okocha, Ikpeba Other Super Eagle Legends

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Former Super Eagles Player Remains Indifferent On Rohr's List, Check Out Who He Likens Onuachu To

On penultimate Thursday, Former Super Eagles player, Tijani Babangida, has absolved the super Eagles tactician, from blames.He made it know on a radio programme, "No Hold Barred".

  3 months ago
Former Super Eagles Player Remains Indifferent On Rohr's List, Check Out Who He Likens Onuachu To

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Throwback: A celebration of Tijani Babangida, Super Eagles cult hero who destroyed South Africa

Tijani Babangida was a flying winger who emerged from the Northern part of Nigeria, when it comes to achieving cult hero status, sometimes all it takes is one game. Babangida spent the majority of his playing career at Ajax. Overall, he played in five different countries on three different continents. At club level, Babangida spent nine years in Netherlands, playing for VVV-Venlo, Roda JC and Ajax, winning the Eredivisie plus KNVB Cup double with the latter side. For petit Babangida, that game was the African

  4 months ago
Throwback: A celebration of Tijani Babangida, Super Eagles cult hero who destroyed South Africa

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We lack quality players in super eagles team;says its former goalkeeper.

Credited;The nation sportinglife. Former super eagles goalkeeper Ndubusi Egbo has decried the lack of quality players in the senior national team which has made it difficult for Nigeria to run over their opponents like it used to be. Egbo who just led his Albania club,FK Tirana,to the league title for the first time in over ten years said it was easy to name some of Nigeria's best legs in Europe today unlike during his time when they paraded galaxy of stars which sent jitters down the spine of their would be

  10 months ago
We lack quality players in super eagles team;says its former goalkeeper.

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Federal government hands over Moshood Abiola stadium Abuja to Aliko Dangote for renovation.

This action is in line with the promise made by the minister for youths and sports development ,Mr sunday Dare ,to bring back the stadium to what it use to be .The rehabilitation of the stadium is a project calculated to consume about 24weeks and the minister has promised that good maintenance culture will be worked on after this work to ensure that the maximum efforts put in by Dangote group is not wasted. The minister thanked Alhaji Dangote for responding to their dire call on private sectors to partner with

  9 months ago
Federal government hands over Moshood Abiola stadium Abuja to Aliko Dangote for renovation.

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Nigerian Player’s Union Rift: Stakeholders Laud NANPF, APFON Merger

Peace has eventually returned between the two factions of the football player’s union in Nigeria, National Association of Nigeria Professional Footballers NANPF and the Association of Professional Footballers of Nigeria APFON that had now collapse into the Professional Footballers Association of Nigeria (PFAN). The long awaiting merging process of the two players Unions in Nigeria was consummated on Monday 9th November 2020 in Lagos with formal signing of a merger agreement by the leadership of the two factions.    

  7 months ago
Nigerian Player’s Union Rift: Stakeholders Laud NANPF, APFON Merger