1. I don’t want to score goals any more – Ighalo
Ighalo finished the 2017/18 season with the second most goals in the league and his club’s top scorer, but his goals could not keep the club up.
The Nigeria international netted 21 league goals in 28 appearances for the club as a starter.
2. Longer Bothered about Super Eagles snub – Stephen Odey
In chat with footballlive.ng the forward explains that the snub was a cause for worries despite his impressive numbers for the Swiss top division side.
‘I must admit for a while it bothered me that I wasn’t even getting the attention of the Eagles Coaches. But now, I feel relaxed now because there’s a lot of time yet for me to do more with Zurich,’ said Odey.
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4. Five clubs ignore NFF directives on super 8
Signs that the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), is fast losing its grip on administration of domestic football in the country may be appearing on the wall, as five clubs in the Nigeria Nationwide League (NNL) bluntly ignored directives by the Amaju Pinnick-led body to go for a Super 8 play off in Aba.
The NFF emergency committee headed by Pinnick had fixed December 19-23 for the Super 8 to produce four teams that will join the 20 NPFL teams for the 2018/2019 Season. The NFF had threatened to take disciplinary action against clubs who failed to carry out its directives on the Super 8.
5. Ogenyi Onazi: Eyeing 2019 AFCON Glory
He played a prominent role in Super Eagles winning the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations and was involved in Nigeria’s four matches at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Injury and poor form have denied him of regular playing time in the national team. Ogenyi Onazi, however, assured that he is still targeting international glory with the Super Eagles