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5000 enter for MTN football show

AFTER a successful resording in the last reality show in Ghana, Telecommunication giant MTN has decided to extend it to Nigeria, reports Kate Obodo. More than 5000 footballers have converged on the Union Bank Sports Complex in Lagos to participate in the screening exercise of the football reality show expected to kick-off on September 25.

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Eagles have been woeful before the 2-2 draw

Unlike 150 million other Nigerian football fans, I am not in the least bit surprised that our Super Eagles were unable to beat the Carthage Eagles in Abuja on Sunday. Those of you who are regular readers of my column will have noted that I have been warning of the impending disaster for over a year now and just as night follows day, the catastrophe has come to pass.

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World Cup: Oyewole loses faith in Amodu

As the country continues to writhe in pains and agony over last Sunday’s uninspiring and disappointing 2-2 draw against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia held at the Abuja National Stadium, former Shooting Stars Football Club Chairman, Elder Bode Oyewole has mistrusted the competence of the Chief coach of the Green Eagles, Shaibu Amodu leading the team to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

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Eagles lacked organisation, coherence, ‘die-hard’ spirit

The game which the Nigerian national team needed to win to remain relevant in the journey to 2010 World cup has come and gone. The outcome of the game has thrown-up more challenges on the 2010 project. Prior to this September, 6th game, it was a consensus of opinion of keen followers of football that having played a goalless draw with the Carthage Eagles in Tunisia, our own Eagles should take advantage of this home game to take a one point lead of the opponent.

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