World Cup : England Striker Eniola Aluko Fires Blanks; Switzerland Young Star Eseosa Aigbogun Comes Off Bench
Published: June 09, 2015
Anglo - Nigerian forward Eniola Aluko is still searching for her first goal in a Fifa tournament after firing blanks on Tuesday in England’s narrow 1 - 0 loss to France in their opening game in Group F at the World Cup.Although Aluko lasted 90 minutes on the Moncton Stadium, New Brunswick turf, she struggled toda...
Rabiu Ibrahim And Odion Ighalo Among Scorers As Super Eagles Thrash Kaduna United In Scrimmage
Published: June 09, 2015
The Super Eagles continued to fine-tune their strategies ahead of the African Cup of Nations qualifier against Chad with a friendly game against local side Kaduna United on Tuesday.After a goalless first half, the match came to life in the early stages of the second stanza with Gbolahan Salami registering his name on t...
Malta International Alfred Effiong Scores Wonder Goal And Lithuania Goalkeeper Celebrates With Him
Published: June 09, 2015
Alfred Effiong scored his first international goal for Malta in an international friendly that took place on Monday against Lithuania.The Nigerian - born player came off the bench in the second half and sealed victory for his adopted country with an 80th minute wonder goal after Paul Fenech had given the Island Nation ...
Flying Eagles Skipper Musa Mohammed Declares Himself Fit For Showdown With Germany
Published: June 09, 2015
Flying Eagles skipper Musa Mohammed claims he is in tip - top condition and ready to take to the pitch against Germany on Thursday despite missing training on Monday due to an ailment. The fullback had to play through the pain barrier against Hungary and sat out yesterday’ s workout to enable him visit a dentist ...
Nwankwo Kanu, Sunday Oliseh And Super Eagles Players Pleased With Falcons Show Of Strength
Published: June 09, 2015
Nigeria internationals past and present were pleased with the Super Falcons’ show of strength after coming from two goals down to 3 - 3 with one of the favourites to win the Women’s World Cup.And they took to social media to express their joy following the draw against Sweden, with so many observers writing...
England Boss Hails Performance Of Tosin Adarabioyo Against Russia
Published: June 09, 2015
England Under-18s boss Neil Dewsnip was pleased with the performance of Manchester City youngster Tosin Adarabioyo and his defensive colleagues in the victory against Russia in Moscow on Monday evening.Tosin Adarabioyo and his partner in central defense Dael Fry helped the young Three Lions keep a clean-sheet again...
Guingamp Striker Desire Oparanozie : We Are Not Afraid To Face Anyone
Published: June 09, 2015
Desire Oparanozie has expressed her delight with the Super Falcons 3 - 3 draw with Sweden in their opening Group D fixture at the Fifa Women’s World Cup. The Swedes led Nigeria 2 - 0 at the break, with the Guingamp forward scoring an own goal in the 21st minute.Barely eight minutes after the restart the African c...
Nigeria Coach Goes Spiritual After Snatching Draw Against Sweden
Published: June 09, 2015
Super Falcons manager Edwin Okon has praised Nigeria’s first half performance against Sweden even though his side conceded  two goals at the end of that period.Each time the African champions hit the back of the net at Winnipeg Stadium, the Nigeria gaffer mimicked his star player Asisat Oshoala by touching t...
Ordega Rescues Point For Falcons In Thrilling World Cup Match Against Sweden
Published: June 09, 2015
The Group of Death lived up to its billing as Sweden and Nigeria shared the spoils 3-3 in a classic FIFA Women’s World Cup clash at the Winnipeg Stadium on Monday night.The highly-fancied Swedes licked their wounds as Francisca Ordega proved crucial with a late equalizer.Super Falcons dominated the opening pe...
Man City Defender Tosin Adarabioyo Shines As England Beat Russia
Published: June 08, 2015
Manchester City defender Tosin Adarabioyo was on parade for ninety minutes as England U18s grinded out a 2 - 0 win over hosts Russia in a friendly played at Arena Khimki, Moscow on Monday evening.In his fourth appearance for the young Three Lions, the Anglo - Nigerian starlet thwarted most of the attacking forays of th...
Liverpool Striker Asisat Oshoala Admits Falcons Are In A Tough Group
Published: June 08, 2015
Liverpool striker Asisat Oshoala has admitted that the Super Falcons are in a tough group at the World Cup but fancies Nigeria’s chances of progressing to the knock out stages of the competition.She was 4 years and eighth months old the last time Nigeria managed to qualify for the last eight of the headline footb...
Flying Eagles Goalie Joshua Enaholo : I Was In A Really Bad State After Brazil Match
Published: June 08, 2015
Flying Eagles goalkeeper Joshua Enaholo has redeemed himself after conceding four goals in Nigeria’s loss to Brazil in their opener at the Fifa Under 20 World Cup a week ago.The MFM shot - stopper has not picked the ball from own net for more than three hours, with Brazilian Under 20s striker Judivan the last pla...
Super Eagles Begin Training In Kaduna On Monday Afternoon
Published: June 08, 2015
Nigeria will have their first training session in Kaduna, venue of the match against Chad, on Monday afternoon.The Super Eagles and coaching staff breezed into the north-western Nigerian city on Sunday evening after training in the morning under the tutelage of Stephen Keshi. This afternoon, starting from 1530 hours, t...
Courtney Dike To Wear Number 10 Jersey; Portsmouth Star Umotong Gets Falcons Number 11 Shirt
Published: June 08, 2015
The Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed the shirt numbers that the Super Falcons players will wear during the 2015 Fifa Women’s World Cup. So much weight will be on the shoulders of United States - based striker Courtney Dike as she has been handed the number ten jersey worn with pride by Mercy Akide in pre...
Liverpool Wish Asisat Oshoala All The Best Ahead Mouth Watering Clash Against Sweden
Published: June 08, 2015
Liverpool Ladies FC have sent special wishes to Nigeria international Asisat Oshoala ahead of the Super Falcons opener against Sweden starting from 2100 hours Nigerian time on Monday.Surely all eyes will be on The Reds forward when Nigeria take on the Europeans at Winnipeg Stadium after putting in a string of fine disp...