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Peseiro reveals Super Eagles goalkeeper that will start against Lesotho

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The head coach of the Super Eagles, Jose Peseiro, has discussed the goalkeeping situation within the team ahead of Thursday’s World Cup qualifier against Lesotho.

There have been suggestions for Francis Uzoho to be replaced following a series of errors in recent matches. The Omonia SC goalkeeper made two mistakes in matches against Saudi Arabia and Mauritania, prompting discontent among fans.

However, addressing the media, Peseiro affirmed that Uzoho remains his first-choice goalkeeper. He mentioned, “Uzoho is our goalkeeper, Okoye, Ojo, Amas, and Adeleye are our goalkeepers. I am not foolish; I want to field the best players, but it is about my confidence in them.”

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FIFA ranking: Nigeria drop, Spain, Argentina, France top list [Full list]

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped one position in the latest FIFA world rankings.

The Super Eagles are now the 39th best team in the July ranking published by FIFA on Thursday.

Recall that Nigeria was the 39th best team in the world in the June ranking.

However, the Super Eagles are currently the 5th best team in Africa, while Morocco are number one in Africa and now the 14th best team in the world.

Behind Morocco are Senegal, Egypt, Ivory Coast and Nigeria.

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However, Argentina is the number one best team in the world, followed by France, Spain, England, Brazil, Belgium, Netherlands, Portugal, Colombia and Italy, making the top 10.

Others that made the list from 11-20 positions are Uruguay, Croatia, Germany, Morocco, Switzerland, USA, Mexico, Japan, Senegal and Iran.

CREDIT: DAILY POST

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Liverpool Offer Van Dijk To Atletico Madrid

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Liverpool have offered their captain Virgil van Dijk to Atletico Madrid.

The Netherlands international could leave the Premier League giants this summer transfer window.

Van Dijk’s contract at Anfield will end in the summer of 2025.

The Dutchman has been a key player and a leader for the club, especially under Jurgen Klopp since his arrival from Southampton in January 2018 for a reported fee of £75 million.

He has played 270 games for the Reds, contributing 23 goals and 12 assists, helping the Premier League side win almost every trophy available.

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Football365 now reports that Liverpool have offered the 33-year-old to Atletico Madrid this summer.

This is basically because the Reds want to start a new era following Jurgen Klopp’s departure.

However, Atletico Madrid are said to be uninterested on taking up the offer.

The Spanish side are said to be looking at players with a lower profile and wages to manage their finances.

CREDIT: LEADERSHIP NEWS

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BREAKING: Euro 2024 final: Oyarzabal scores winner as Spain defeat England 2-1

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Spain defeated England 2-1 to win Euro 2024 on Sunday night.

The first half ended goalless, but it was La Roja who took the lead immediately after the break.

Nico Williams finished off a fine team move past Jordan Pickford.

The Three Lions levelled the game in the 73rd minute, after substitute Cole Palmer drilled the ball in.

Mikel Oyarzabal then slid in to tuck home Marc Cucurella’s low cross.

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The result means England have lost back-to-back European Championship finals.

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