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Femi Adesina Attributes U17 World Cup Win To Buhari & Gets Blasted By Twitter Nigeria.

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Earlier today the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria won the Under 17 World Cup for the 5th time, beating Mali 2 – 0.

READ RELATED: Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets Win U-17 World Cup! See All The Celebratory Photos From Chile.

For some reason President Muhammadu Buhari‘s Special Adviser On Media & Publicity – Femi Adesina, decided to attribute the team’s success to PMB, writing on Twitter

Basketball champ. Scrabble champ. Under 17 World Cup champ. All under PMB. Nigerians ain’t seen nothing yet. True change is here. Congrats.

This tweet did not go down well with Nigerian Twitter who promptly put Mr. Adesina on blast! Read some of their tweets after the jump

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Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets Win U-17 World Cup! See All The Celebratory Photos From Chile.

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Yay!!! In the early hours of this morning, The Golden Eaglets – Nigeria U17 team, best Mali 2 – 0 to win the FIFA U17 World Cup title.

The Golden Eaglets before the Mali clash had recorded good results at the Estadio Sausalito in Vina del Mar where they crushed Chile 5-1 in their second group phase match, annihilated Australia 6-0 in the second round, and battered Brazil 3-0 in the quarter final.

This makes Nigeria only the second country after Brazil to record back-to-back wins in the Under 17 World Cup.

This is also the fifth time the eaglets have won the trophy, taking it home in 1985, 1993, 2007 and 2013 respectively.

After the jump check on more pics from the Eaglets win at the Estadio Sausalito Vina del Mar stadium in Chile.

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Sunday Oliseh Throws More Shade At Vincent Enyeama…Twitter Nigeria & Mrs. Enyeama React To Shock Resignation!

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The drama which happened between Sunday Oliseh and Vincent Enyeama that led to Enyeama’s  shock retirement this morning from the national team has sparked varying reactions from Nigerian Twitter, his wife and even Sunday Oliseh himself.

READ RELATED: Vincent Enyeama Has Retired From The Super Eagles & It’s All Sunday Oliseh’s Fault!

In a touching Instagram post Promise Enyeama came to her husband’s defense writing,

Yes! You did well! Hold your head up high my love! I’m so proud of you and your dedicated service to your fatherland for 13 good years. I have witnessed your passion and commitment firsthand. You spent sleepless nights just to analyze every goal you conceded, even if there was nothing you could do to save them. You played through injuries, pains and fatigue. You took the bullets of unjust criticisms, biased and false reporting/information, just to let peace reign.

You missed important family moments to honor national call-ups. Thank God for the opportunity/privilege to serve the nation. Thank God for the strength/skill to carry out your duties. Thank God for all the memories ( good and bad). You leave as a hero. You bow out as a legend. Our children, grandchildren and future generations will hear and speak of your great deeds. God bless you my husband. God bless Nigeria.

Meanwhile in an interview this afternoon on sports radio station Brilla FM, Sunday Oliseh threw more shade at Enyeama while giving his reason for gave his reason for firing him as captain because he wanted “a young, disciplined leader not a retiring player”.

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Vincent Enyeama Has Retired From The Super Eagles & It’s All Sunday Oliseh’s Fault!

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An hour ago our hero goalie Vincent Enyeama resigned from the Nigerian national team and everyone is blaming the Eagles head coach Sunday Oliseh!

His retirement comes hot on the heels of a row with Oliseh, which saw the new Eagles coach throw out the goalie from their Belgian camp because he arrived to camp late. Enyeama had arrived to camp late because he was laying to rest his late mother in his village over the weekend. The man was bereaved, he showed up to camp a day late, apologized and got thrown off?

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Mikel Obi’s Shirtless Dressing Room Celebrations With Drogba & Chelsea Team Mates After Premier League Win

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Yesterday (May 3rd), Chelsea FC cliched their first Premier League title in five years with a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge. With a winning goal from Eden Hazard the Blues were crowned 2014/2015 Premier League champions.

After celebrating with their fans on the pitch, the team returned to the dressing room where the party continued, as Afrobeats blasted in the background, the boys sprayed each other with champagne in between interviews. Even head coach Jose Mourinho got a champagne bath!

After the jump check out the dressing room celebrations with Didier Drogba, John Terry, Eden Hazard, Mikel Obi & the rest of the team.

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24 Year Old Victor Moses Expecting Second Child With His Wife

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Congrats are in order for Super Eagles and Stoke City striker, Victor Moses! The 24 year old is reportedly expecting his second child.

I had no idea he was married or even already had a child so clearly I must be a LASTMA or Moses is really good at keeping his private life hidden from the media!

News of his baby joy made its way to the media via his club website, where they had stated that the striker had been excluded from his team trip to Dubai so he could stay in the UK close to his heavily pregnant “wife”.

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US Embassy Leaves Blessing Okagbare In Tears After Husband’s Visa Refusal To Join Her In Los Angeles

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Nigeria’s sprint Queen Blessing Okagbare just tied the knot with her boo Igho Otegheri a few weeks ago and the newlyweds were looking forward to starting their lives together as husband & wife, but that will not happen now thanks to visa issues.

Commonwealth gold medalist Blessing and her husband who is a footballer, immediately after their wedding earlier this month planned to move to Los Angeles where she is based and training for next years World Championships in Beijing.

SEE: Photos From African Sprint Queen Blessing Okhagbare’s Traditional & White Wedding To Igho Otegheri

However her hubby was denied his US visa and this has left Blessing confused and distraught! The sprint queen who exudes so much strength during her races broke down in tears as she told Vanguard,

 I feel so bad that America Embassy would turn down the visa request by my husband to travel with me to Los Angeles. I have resumed training for the season and I have to go back to my base (Los Angeles) with my husband so that I can concentrate.

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Disgraceful! Super Eagles Fail To Qualify For AFCON 2015 After Draw With South Africa

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Mikel Obi after the match

Mikel Obi after the match

The entire Super Eagles team should be sacked after the woeful performance in the AFCON 2015 qualifying matches. As it currently stands the boys will not defend their 2013 AFCON cup win after the drew 2-2 with South Africa in yesterday’s final round of matches.

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Principled Nigerians Still Exist! 19 year Old Super Falconettes Player Courtney Dike Reveals Why She Rejected N1 Million Gift From NFF

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A few days ago news went viral on the Nigerian blogosphere that a member of the winning Super Falconettes team, US based Courtney Dike had rejected a One Million Naira ($7000) bonus fee given to each member of the winning team by the Nigerian Football Federation.

Many wondered why out of all her teammates she was the only one who turned down the bonus and we now know why. In an email to the spokesperson of the NFF Ademola Olajire, 19-year-old Courtney wrote,

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Russian Tennis President Banned After He Called Venus & Serena Williams Brothers!

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The World Tennis association has banned the President of the Russian Tennis Federation Shamil Tarpishchev after he described tennis stars Venus & Serena Williams as brothers on Russian State TV on Friday.

Appearing on the chat show, the program host said to Tarpishchev: “I was at the Olympics, where Maria Sharapova was in the final, playing with one, with one of the….” before Tarpishchev responded by saying “Williams brothers.”

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