1. CAF confirms Nigeria’s loss spots in club championships

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed to the BBC that just one club from Nigeria will enter into the next Champions League and Confederation Cup.

However for the first time in eight years Libya will be able to enter two teams per competition.

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2. Falcons To Battle Male Team In Build-up Match

Falcons coach, Thomas Dennerby enthused that his players will have a different test to their mettle on Thursday, when they line out against Dominion Hotspur boys’ team in Lagos.

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Incidentally, it will be the Falcons’ first test match ahead of the 11th AWCON in Ghana, where the Nigerian team will aim to defend their title and chase their ninth conquest of the continental showpiece.

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3. Villarreal On Chukwueze’s Maiden Eagles Call-Up: It Underlines The Great Season Winger Is Having

Spanish side Villarreal have expressed delight that their youth-team player Samuel Chukwueze has been invited to the Super Eagles for the first time in his young career.
The Diamond Academy product will be grateful to coach of the Yellow Submarine, Javier Calleja, for giving him the opportunity to play for the first team, which might have influenced the decision of Gernot Rohr to name the teenager in his 23-man squad list for the games against South Africa and Uganda.

4. NFF names members of Reform Committee

The Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday released names of its Reform Committee, which constitution was endorsed by the NFF Congress at the 74th Annual General Assembly of Nigerian Football in Asaba, Delta State on Wednesday last week.

 Headed by the 1st Vice President of NFF, Barrsiter Seyi Akinwunmi, the membership straddles the NFF Executive Committee, NFF Congress, technocrats, legal practitioners, political office holders, leading journalists and football stakeholders.

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5. Garba Lawal: South Africa Game – a Must Win For Eagles

Former Nigeria utility player and currently a member of the Nigeria Football Federation Technical Committee, Garba Lawal, has said that the 2019 AFCON qualifier against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa is a must win for the Super Eagles, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.

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According to Lawal, the Super Eagles must raise their game beyond they did in recent games to avenge their 2-0 loss to the Bafana Bafana in Uyo in June. Lawal reckons that beating Bafana in their home ground will guarantee Nigeria the ticket to next the 2019 AFCON in Cameroon.

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