1. Arsenal Coach Hails Game-Changer Iwobi : He Helped Us With His Quality

Arsenal coach Unai Emery has said that Alex Iwobi showed his quality after coming off the bench in his side’s hard-fought 2-0 win against Watford at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The Nigeria international first had to be content with a role on the bench, with the Spaniard opting to start Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey and Aaron Ramsey in the attacking positions, but made a big impact when he replaced the Welshman 17 minutes after the restart.

2. Flying Eagles Off To Niger In February

This is sequel to reports reaching footballlive.ng that Confederation of African Football (CAF) have rescheduled the U-20 AFCON competition in Niger Republic to hold from February 2 to 17.

flying eagles

The Flying Eagles have qualified for the 2019 U20 AFCON in Niger along with South Africa, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Ghana, Mali, Senegal and hosts Niger, from which the top four teams will qualify for the U20 World Cup.

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3. Ndidi outshines Iheanacho in Leicester City win, Balogun Suffers defeat

Ndidi bossed the midfield as the enforcer more than he won tackles on the day but still left a huge impression as he clocked in another 90 minutes.


Also on the day, his national teammate, Kelechi Iheanacho got only his second 90 minutes this season in the League.

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4. NFF Has 65% Private Sector Funding – Pinnick

Pinnick enthused that he will make the best of his unprecedented second tenure, following his re-election at the recent NFF elective congress in Katsina, and stressed that financing of the game will not be a problem.

Amaju Pinnick

Footballlive.ng gathered further that an improved contract with sports kit, jerseys and equipment manufacturer, Nike is on the cards, especially after the global success of the Super Eagles’ 2018 World Cup attire.

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5. Eagles Determined To Beat Libya – Ibitoye

Ibitoye stressed that the players are all fully committed to ensuring that Nigeria returns to the Nations Cup, following absences in the past two editions, and stressed that the only way to achieve that ambition is to ensure they beat Libya on October 12.

gabriel Ibitoye

Ibitoye did not rule out another victory during the second leg on October 16 in Tunisia, as the Eagles’ spokesman stressed that the gaffer, Gernot Rohr is equally determined to pick the ticket to AFCON 2019 in Cameroon.

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