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Super Eagles squad complete ahead of Cameroon clash

All the invited players for Nigeria ahead of this Friday’s international friendly against Cameroon are now in camp.

Genk striker, Paul Onuachu, is the last of the invited players to arrive at the Super Eagles’ base in Austria.

The 26-year-old was in blistering form for John van den Brom’s Smurfs lasts eason, helping them to finish as runners-up in the Belgian top-flight behind winners Club Brugge.

Onuachu’s eye-catching performances saw him named the 2020-21 Belgian League Player of the Year and winner of the Golden Boot diadem.

With his presence in the camp, Rohr now boasts of 20 players in his squad for the showdown against the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations hosts.

Others in camp include captain Ahmed Musa, Moses Simon, Francis Uzoho, John Noble, William Troost-Ekong, Alex Iwobi, Shehu Abdullahi and Leicester City duo of Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho.

The rest are Chidozie Awaziem, Jamilu Collins, Peter Etebo, Valentine Ozornwafor, Abraham Marcus, Anayo Iwuala, Terem Moffi, Peter Olayinka and Samson Tijani.

Nigerian passport

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has made 14,468 international passports available for applicants to collect in Lagos State.

This was confirmed by Sunday Fagbamigbe, the Lagos Passport Controller, Lagos Passport Command on Wednesday.

Fagbamigbe explained the figure covered applicants in the three passport offices in Lagos State.

NIS suspended fresh passport applications to allow clearance of the backlog of all passport applications received before May 17.

The backlogs were expected to be cleared before June 8, the new deadline.

According to the Controller, 580 passports were ready for collection at Festac Passport Office.

“About 6,212 are ready for collection in Alausa Passport Office and 7,676 in Ikoyi Passport Office in the…

Stoke City have extended John Obi Mikel’s contract by one year.

The former Super Eagles captain joined the Championship side last summer, after ending his stay at Turkish Super Lig side Trabzonspor on a mutual agreement.

Mikel Obi delivered impressive performances during his debut season, featuring in 41 appearances across all competitions.

His effort was, however, not enough to help Stoke gain promotion to the Premier League as they ended the 2020-21 season in 14th spot.

Stoke, satisfied with the midfielder’s showings, have extended his stay for a year as they hope to make another attempt to gain promotion next term.

“Contract extensions have been activated to retain the services of defender James Chester and midfielder John…

Former Big Brother Naija Housemate cum actress Asogwa Alexandra popularly known as Alex Unusual has sparked outrage on social media after sharing some breathtaking wedding photos.

The actress took to her Instagram page to share series of wedding photos with a cryptic message saying she searched, found and said yes.

Fans and some of her Instagram followers, including her mother, expressed surprise at the photos. While some said it might be from a photoshoot session, others said it might be from a movie, but the caption made it more sceptical.

She wrote: She searched, she found and she said yes. One word for the brayyiiiddd. How do I look.

The reality TV star received several congratulatory messages; however, fans who are still…

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