Minister Of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi Visits Jossy Lad At UCH
Published: March 24, 2013
Minister of Sports and Chairman National Sports Commission, Hon. Bolaji Abdullahi on Sunday morning visited the ailing former Falcons Coach Joseph Oladipo fondly called 'Jossy Lad' who has been receiving treatment since a week at the University Teaching Hospital, Ibadan.The Minister who felt bad over condition he met t...
Vincent Enyeama Disappointed With Draw
Published: March 24, 2013
Maccabi Tel Aviv goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has expressed his disappointment following the 1 - draw with the Harambee Stars of Kenya on Saturday in Calabar.The Super Eagles lost the plot after Francis Kahata's 36th minute strike had given the Harambee Stars a shock lead.But a late,late goal from Varese winger Nnamdi Od...
Flying Eagles Qualify For Fifa Under 20 World Cup
Published: March 24, 2013
The Flying Eagles beat Democratic Republic of Congo 3- 1 on Saturday to advance to the semi - finals of the African Youth Championship, which is being staged in Algeria.Skipper Abduljeleel Ajagun scored after 32 minutes from the penalty spot to put the defending champions in the lead. Six minutes later, Wikki Tourists ...
Nnamdi Oduamadi Saves Super Eagles Blushes
Published: March 23, 2013
African champions Nigeria were two minutes away from losing at the U. J. Esuene Stadium, Calabar until they were saved by substitute Nnamdi Odumadi, whose volley from a throw in beat goalkeeper Arnold Origi.Francis Kahata had fired the Harambee Stars into a shock lead after 36 minutes. The Super Eagles had their own op...
Eddy Onazi Vows Not To Disappoint Fans
Published: March 23, 2013
Lazio youngster Eddy Onazi has been named in the starting line - up for the World Cup qualifying fixture against  Kenya. The central midfielder says the Super Eagles performance will put smiles on the faces of supporters,who will be rooting for the home team to extend their 45 - year unbeaten run against the East ...
Coach Keshi Names Obafemi Martins In Starting Eleven
Published: March 23, 2013
Nigeria gaffer Stephen Keshi has unveiled his starting eleven for the World Cup qualifier against the Harambee Stars at the U. J. Esuene Stadium, Calabar on Saturday afternoon.As expected Maccabi Tel Aviv custodian and skipper of the squad Vincent Enyeama is preferred in goal ahead of Austin Ejide. Sunshine Stars Solom...
Enyeama Predicts Difficult Game
Published: March 23, 2013
Goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has predicted a difficult game against the Harambee Stars of Kenya in Saturday's eagerly anticipated World Cup qualifier.The Harambee Stars have one point from their first two matches and will be looking to garner points to keep their hopes of qualification for the next round alive.''The Keny...
Coach Amrouche Releases Starting Eleven
Published: March 23, 2013
Harambee Stars coach Adel Amrouche has released his starting line-up for the crucial 2014 World cup qualifier against hosts Nigeria at AJ Esseune Stadium in Calabar on Saturday evening.The coach has adopted a 4-4-2 formation.Norway based keeper Arnord Origi retains the gloves. Belgium based Johanna Omolo  has earn...
Adejo's Transfer Depends On Reggina
Published: March 22, 2013
Former Nigeria youth international Daniel Adejo is widely regarded as one of the best defenders in the Serie B. In the January transfer window, the 23 - year - old was courted by teams in the top division. The window shut on January 31 and he remained a player of Reggina.Simone Cavoni, the agent of Adejo, has told the ...
Kenya Skipper, Dennis Oliech: One Of The Important Games In Kenya History
Published: March 22, 2013
Dennis Oliech, skipper of the Harambee Stars, has shared his thoughts and impressions on the upcoming World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Kenya.Oliech, who made his name with Ligue 1 club Auxerre, is eagerly looking forward to the clash. Recall that he made his international debut 11 years ago in a 0 - 3 loss to th...
Sunday Mba: We Are Battle Ready For Kenya
Published: March 21, 2013
African Cup of Nations hero Sunday Mba is talking tough ahead of the Super Eagles clash with Kenya on Saturday. Mba maintains that Nigeria will see off the challenge of the Harambee Stars, even though he is expecting a difficult match.He told cafonline.com: '' The spirit is very high as you can see. We are all rearing ...
FC Cologne Might Buy Ujah If They Are Promoted To Bundesliga
Published: March 21, 2013
FC Cologne borrowed Nigerian striker Anthony Ujah from Mainz in August 2012. A buy option was not inserted into the loan agreement.Anthony Ujah has flourished at Cologne, scoring 11 goals in 22 matches, including his brace against Dresden on Monday.''With each match, Tony is becoming more attractive to other clubs. We ...
Flying Eagles Recover From Opening Day Loss
Published: March 21, 2013
The Flying Eagles recovered from their opening day loss to Mali by beating the Panthers of Gabon 1 - 0 on Wednesday at the African Youth Championship courtesy of a 20th minute goal by skipper Abduljeleel Ajagun, who scored from the spot after striker Kayode Olarenwaju was fouled.The Nigerians, defending champions of th...
Keshi Sounds Confident Ahead Of Kenya Match
Published: March 20, 2013
With only three days remaining before the Super Eagles do battle with their Kenyan counterparts, manager of the African champions Stephen Keshi has sounded confident ahead of the clash with the East Africans.''It will be a great game as I know one or two things about the Kenyans and we have a team that is rearing to go...
Kenya Federation Frowns At Harambee Stars Reception
Published: March 20, 2013
According to michezoafrika.com, following the substandard reception accorded to the Kenya national soccer team Harambee Stars upon landing in Lagos on Wednesday afternoon, Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has written an official letter of complaint to their counterparts, Nigerian Football Federation.The Kenyan team land...