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2019 Schedule
1-0-1, 3rd in African Nations Cup Qualifying
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1dDami Ugbane

Top Five: Aiteo Cup 2018 upsets

Ahead of the Aiteo Cup Round of 16, KweséESPN reviews the five biggest upsets of the competition so far.

Colin Udoh
1dDami Ugbane

Who are the favourites for the Aiteo Cup?

The Aiteo Cup enters the Round of 16 this week, with group-stage matches set to commence as the nation's top sides compete for a continental ticket.

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4dColin Udoh

Amaju Pinnick re-elected NFF president

Pinnick saw off the challenge of his predecessor, Aminu Maigari, and former NFF General Secretary and executive committee member Taiwo Ogunjobi.

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5dColin Udoh

NFF Elections: The men who would be king

KweséESPN details the pros and cons of the candidates who ran against Amadu Pinnick during the pivotal NFF elections on Thursday.

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7dDami Ugbane

Ubah, Tornadoes fall in Aiteo Cup

The Aiteo Cup round of 32 fixtures on Sunday produced further upsets, FC Ifeanyi Ubah and Niger Tornadoes the latest big guns to exit.

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8dAndrew Oryada

Rayon Sports sound Enyimba battle cry

Rayon Sports are determined to win in Nigeria and eliminate Enyimba from the CAF Confederation Cup, according to coach Roberto Oliveira Goncalves.

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10dNick Said

Enyimba won't underestimate Rayon Sports

Nigeria's Enyimba will take on Rayon Sports of Rwanda in a CAF Confederation Cup quarterfinal on Sunday without defensive stalwart Mohammed Farouk.

Colin Udoh
10dDami Ugbane

Nigerian football resumes with Aiteo Cup

Nigerian football resumes on Sunday in the Aiteo Cup Round of 32, with a CAF Confederation Cup spot on offer for the tournament winners.

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13dColin Udoh

Liberia 1-2 Nigeria: What did we learn?

A second Nigeria win on the bounce over a four-day spell must come as music to the ears of Gernot Rohr after the Lone Stars were downed 2-1.

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16dColin Udoh

Nigeria 3-0 Seychelles: What did we learn?

A good day at the office for Gernot Rohr and his Super Eagles ended in a comfortable 3-0 victory over Seychelles, albeit against limited foe.

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16dDami Ugbane

Nigeria cruise to 3-0 victory vs. Seychelles

Goals from Ahmed Musa, Chidozie Awaziem and Odion Ighalo ensured Nigeria got their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification campaign back on track.

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17dColin Udoh

Seychelles players juggle jobs and football

International football management presents its fair share of problems, but few managers deal with Seychelles coach Gavin Jeanne's unique challenges.

Can Onyekuru replace Victor Moses? (1:26)