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Respect to Super eagles Wilfred Ndidi as EPL commended his efforts

The English Premier League (EPL), on Sunday honoured Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi, as he celebrated his third year with Leicester City FC.

Ndidi joined Leicester on Jan. 5, 2017 from Belgian club Genk.

EPL on its verified Twitter handle @premierleague shared a video clip of some of the best moments of the Super Eagles player in action for Leicester.

The Premier League stated that Ndidi has been very impressive since he joined the EPL side three years ago.

Ndidi made his Belgian Pro League debut with Genk on 31 Jan. 2015 against Charleroi in a 1–0 away defeat.

He played the first 74 minutes of the game, before being substituted for Jarne Vrijsen.

Wilfred Ndidi

During the Belgian League play-off game against Club Brugge, Ndidi scored a long-range goal, which was named the goal of the season in the Belgian league.

He has been exceptional for Leicester since he joined the club three years ago.



Mission2020: Amaju Pinnick Reveals Plan For Nigerian Players.

Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick, has outlined the plans he has for Nigerian football in the coming year.

Pinnick in 2019 became a FIFA Executive member and won a legs battle against corruption allegations to cement his power in Nigerian football, but believes Nigerian football is set to get even bigger in 2020.

NFF President Amaju Pinnick outlines his various plans for Nigerian football in 2020

Pinnick, who can count Nigeria’s third place AFCON 2019 finish and the Super Eagles improved performances as major successes in 2019 has revealed that the governing body will focus on the qualifying campaigns of the Super Eagles for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, as well as the qualifiers of the Super Falcons for the 12th edition of the Women Africa Cup of Nations, and those of the U17 girls and U20 girls for their different FIFA World Cup finals.

According to Pinnick who spoke to reporters on Tuesday Dec. 31st, Nigerian teams are expected to not just participate in tournaments but win the tournaments.
“We are also determined to concentrate much effort and resources on youth development programmes, including but not limited to the NFF/Zenith Bank Future Eagles Programme. It is important that we continue to churn out quality talents and work hard to nurture them to excellent products who will then fit into the age-grade National Teams and bring honour to the nation at various championships.”

NFF president, Amaju Pinnick

“As we have made known, teams representing Nigeria in international matches and competitions will be told in no uncertain terms that they are expected to win, not just participate. The era of simply being there to participate is long gone.”

The draw for the qualifying campaign of the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals will be conducted in Egypt in January 2020, with 10 groups of four teams each that will produce only the winner from each group to play five home-and-away matches to select representatives of Africa in Qatar.


Chinese top super league club eyeing Eagles asst captain, ‘William Troost-Ekong’

…came to run the rule over troost ekong…

A top Chinese Super League club is preparing a move for Super Eagles assistant captain, William troost-ekong.

Respected French agent of Cameroonian descent, Ivo Chi was spotted in the stands during Udinese’s Serie A match against Napoli on Saturday at the Dacia Arena (Udine).

It was confirmed that the German-based intermediary, who has close ties to Cameroon legend, Samuel Eto’o and scouts for a Chinese club, came to run the rule over Troost-Ekong.

The Chinese club was impressed with the performance of the Nigeria international and is interested in bringing him to China as from the January transfer window.

Ekong extended his contract with Udinese in November, keeping him at the Bianconeri until the end of the 2022-2023 season