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FORMER Bendel Insurance winger, Prince Aggreh, is excited with his debut in Nigeria’s top flight at Dolphins.
Aggreh, whose transfer to the Owerri side was delayed, got his chance as a replacement for Super Eagles forward, Obinna Nwachukwu.
“The top flight has been my target since I joined Insurance. It’s a dream come true for me and I hope to maximize the opportunities.
“I can only become a better player with the quality of players here,” Aggreh said to supersport.com.
Heartland lost 1-2 at Dolphins on Matchday 6 of the NPFL.
Aggreh started his career at Benin-based AC Academy before making a switch to the former Caf Cup champions.

• Wasn’t our plan –Ogu

THE Super Eagles survived the Harambee Stars’ scare in their crucial World Cup qualifier as they huffed and puffed their way to a 1-1 draw, following Nnamdi Oduamadi’s late minute equalizer at the U.J Esuene Stadium Calabar.

With the draw, Nigeria still tops Group F with five points, followed by unfancied Malawi who now also shares the group lead with five points, after beating Namibia 1-0 in Windhoek. Kenya remains rooted to the bottom with two points along with Namibia.

Basking in the euphoria of his strike, the former under-23 international that also made his senior debut against Kenya in November, 2011 took time to review his goal that gave Nigeria a share of the spoils in the tension-soaked encounter. 

AS the Super Eagles resume camping in Abuja ahead their crucial qualification match against the Harambee Stars of Kenya, for the 2014 Brazil FIFA World Cup, first Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club, Mr. Vincent Okumagba has expressed confidence on the Eagles to ride in the crescendo of their triumph at this year’s AFCON competition as they host the Kenyans on the 23rd March, at the U.J Esuene Stadium, in Calabar, Cross River State. 

CHAMPIONS of African football, Nigeria's Super Eagles are on the prowl again, and come Saturday, Match23, the team will seek to dim the twinkles of the Harambee Stars of Kenya in a crucial World Cup qualifier, slated to take place at the UJ Esuene Stadium in Calabar, Cross River State.

Nigeria leads with 4-points in a group that parades Namibia, Kenya and Malawi. And a Super Eagles victory would maintain clear distance between it and its counterparts in their group, hence putting them in pole position to advance from the group and clinch the ticket for the Brazil 2014 World Cup remain uppermost as the encounter that holds much expectations from Nigerian after the exploits of the team in the last AFCON football summit in South Africa.

Coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, has selected 24 players from the domestic league for a 2014 World Cup qualifier against Kenya in Calabar on March 23.

National Daily gathered that the full list of foreign-based professionals will be announced on Thursday morning, officials said.

Players selected from the domestic league to build a new Super Eagles include: Goalkeepers:  Chigozie Agbim (Enugu Rangers), Daniel Akpeyi (Heartland) Dele Ajiboye (3SC). Defenders:  Egwueke Azubuike (Warri Wolves), Papa Idris , Zango Umar (Kano Pillars), Godfrey Oboabona, Solomon Kwambe

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