Pahang Forward Dickson Nwakaeme Shocked Over Death Of Malaysian - Based Footballer David Oniya
Published: June 13, 2015
Pahang FA striker Dickson Nwakaeme has expressed shock over the passing away of Nigerian defender David Faramola Oniya. The 30 - year - old died in hospital after collapsing during Saturday’s friendly between his club T - Team and Kelantan.“It is very sad news for me and the whole Malaysian football followe...
Nwankwo Kanu Congratulates Super Eagles Over Win Against Chad
Published: June 13, 2015
Former Arsenal striker Nwankwo Kanu has congratulated the Super Eagles and the technical crew for beginning their African Cup of Nations qualifying campaign on a winning note.The 2015 African champions were frustrated by the tactics of Chad in the first half before they turned things around in the second stanza. Gbolah...
Nigeria Beat Chad In AFCON Qualifier And A Star Is Born, Kingsley Madu
Published: June 13, 2015
Nigeria started their 2017 African Cup of Nations Qualifiers on a positive note with a 2-0 victory over Chad at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium on Saturday. The highlight of the Super Eagles win was the imperious display of AS Trencin fullback, Kinglsey Madu, who shone like a million stars on his debut for the national team.A...
Young Stars Ekong, Madu And Esiti Set To Make Debut As Keshi Names Starting XI
Published: June 13, 2015
Super Eagles manager Stephen Keshi has named his starting line - up for Saturday afternoon’s African Cup of Nations qualifier against Chad in Kaduna. As many as three players are set t o make their international debut for Nigeria, with Keshi including William Troost-Ekong, Kingsley Madu and Anderson Esiti in the ...
Eseosa Aigbogun On Target As Switzerland Thrash Ecuador
Published: June 13, 2015
FC Basel sensation Eseosa Aigbogun was in action for Switzerland on Friday as the Europeans thrashed Ecuador 10 - 1 in Vancouver. The 22 - year - old was named in the starting line - up for the first time at the Fifa Women’s World Cup after she came off the bench in the 1 - 0 loss to Japan on Monday.And she repai...
Falcons Coach, Edwin Okon Optimistic Nigeria Will Qualify For Second Round
Published: June 13, 2015
Nigeria coach Edwin Okon is optimistic that the Super Falcons will recover from their disappointing 2 - 0 defeat against Australia when they face USA in their last Group D fixture.With only 1 point in their kitty after two rounds, the African champions must beat the Americans to keep their World Cup hopes alive.  ...
Super Falcons Bow To Australia
Published: June 13, 2015
Australia produced an assured performance to beat African champions Nigeria 2-0 at the Winnipeg Stadium in the Group D of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada on Friday night.The Aussies were much more forward-thinking than during their nervous opening match with USA providing a constant threat to Super Falcons&r...
Investigation : Coach Nduka Ugbade Behind Flying Eagles New Zealand Flop; Manu Garba Distances Himself From Bribery Allegations
Published: June 12, 2015
A close ally to under  - fire Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, has dismissed suggestions that he received gratification from Saviour Godwin’s agent to include the FC Sports forward in his 21 - man roster for the World Cup at the expense of Alhassan Ibrahim.And he has stressed that Manu Garba’s lieutena...
Chidera Ezeh Admits Flying Eagles Failed The Nation As Squad Returns To Abuja On Saturday
Published: June 12, 2015
Porto youth - teamer Chidera Ezeh was lost for words when asked to explain why the Flying Eagles failed to sparkle at the Fifa Under 20 World Cup. Ezeh failed to make a single appearance at the World Cup, with Nigeria Under 20s coach Manu Garba preferring the trio of Taiwo Awoniyi, Saviour Godwin in the attack.“I...
Edwin Okon Believes Super Falcons Have An Element Of Surprise
Published: June 12, 2015
Super Falcons coach Edwin Okon believes his squad have an element of surprise and it will be difficult for other countries to predict their pattern of play. The Nigeria manager was speaking at a press conference ahead of tonight’s meeting against Australia at the World Cup taking place in Canada.“Anyone who...
FC Dallas Striker Tesho Akindele Becomes Cap- Tied After Making Official Debut For Canada
Published: June 12, 2015
FC Dallas striker Tesho Akindele is now cap - tied to Canada and can no longer represent the national team of Nigeria at any level. The Calgary - born player was in action for Canada Men’s National Team in their 2 - 0 win over Dominica in a 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers - Round 2.Tesho Akindele, who slotted in a...
Oyo SWAN Honours Late Football Commentator, Fatoyinbo
Published: June 11, 2015
The late Sports football commentator and ace broadcaster with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, (FRCN) late Prince Tolu Fatoyinbo has been described as the bridge between the golden era of Sport commentary on radio and the present crop of commentators in the country as well as the last of the titan in sports co...
Swedish Club Kalmar Invites Shekarau Babes For Friendly Games
Published: June 11, 2015
Swedish Premier League side Kalmar have invited Nigeria Nationwide League club Shekarau Babes to attend a training tour to help them get the experience of Swedish football. During the training tour, Shekarau Babes will take part in two friendly games against yet to be determined opponents.General Manager of Shekarau Ba...
Football Scouts From UK, Netherlands and Germany To Storm Frenage 2015 Soccer Summit
Published: June 11, 2015
Football scouts from UK, Netherlands and Germany have confirmed their readiness to storm Nigeria for the 3rd edition of ‘2015 Frenage Soccer Summit’, a soccer fiesta conceptualized by the Ibadan based soccer school to celebrate grassroots football and expose the exceptional soccer players Nigerian academies...
Washington Spirit Francisca Ordega : Nigerians Should Expect More Goals From Me
Published: June 11, 2015
Nigeria attacker Francisca Ordega is not resting on her laurels after her 87th minute goal on Monday morning gave the Super Falcons a point against Sweden in both countries World Cup opener.The youngster is confident the Falcons will defeat Australia on Friday night and qualify for the last 16 of the tournament even be...