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Kelechi John has been nominated for Best Player award in the Portuguese Liga. John who is a Nigerian defender is in contention for the award with 22 other players. He currently plays for Rio Ave who are currently occupying 10th.
Salisu Muhammad who is a Nigerian footballer has reportedly killed his own coach in Kano. Muhammad is said to have stabbed coach Mujitapha Musa in the chest over row on football before he was arrested by police.
Gernot Rohr has released the names of the 23 Nigerian players who will face Seychelles in 2019 AFCON qualifier and the friendly game with Egypt in Asaba, Delta state. Captain of the team Mikel Obi was not included on the list.
Audu Nuhu who was former chairman of Nasarawa Amazons FC is dead. Nuhu was also the ex boss of Nigerian topflight club Nasarawa United. He died after a brief illness in his palace in Lafia on Monday, March 4.
Yusuf Dauda who was former president of Nigeria Handball Federation is dead. Dauda was also an ex chairman of Nigeria topflight club Niger Tornadoes of Minna and died at the age of 61 after a brief illness in his house.
Nigeria vs Mali semifinal encounter at the 2019 AYC in Niger ended 4-3 on penalties in favor of the Malians. Mamadou Traore and Paschal Durugbor scored for both nations in regulation time which ended 1-1.