Super Eagles Baffled As Zungu Scores Late Equalizer For South Africa
Published: March 29, 2015
Nigeria ended their international friendlies in March by playing a 1 - 1 draw with South Africa, allowing their opponents to draw level deep into added time after taking a lead in the 85th minute. The result means the Super Eagles are looking for their first win since November 2014 when they beat Congo, ignoring the wi...
Daniel Amokachi Is Taking The Bull By The Horns, Names Strong Line - up To Face South Africa
Published: March 29, 2015
Interim Nigeria manager Daniel Amokachi does not want a repeat of the dismal showing against Uganda last Wednesday.The retired Super Eagle is taking the bull by the horns, and has named a strong line - up for the exhibition game against South Africa, which begins less that two hours from now. Though he arrived camp lat...
CSKA Moscow Ace Ahmed Musa To Captain Nigeria Versus South Africa
Published: March 29, 2015
CSKA Moscow forward Ahmed Musa will proudly lead the Super Eagles out when they take on South Africa on Sunday afternoon. In what would be his 45th appearance for the national team, the Kano Pillars legend will captain the Nigeria squad for the first time in his career.The usual candidates to wear the armband - Vincent...
Super Eagles In Relaxed Mood Ahead South Africa Clash
Published: March 29, 2015
The Super Eagles are not quaking in their boots ahead of Sunday afternoon’s international friendly against Bafana Bafana of South Africa, which the Nigeria Federation has refused to term an exhibition match.On Saturday night, the players took time out to engage in indoor games, table tennis and snooker.Lazio midf...
Dominic Solanke And Josh Onomah Star As England Under 18s Humiliate Switzerland
Published: March 28, 2015
The England Under 18s humiliated their Switzerland counterparts  6 - 1 at Banks’ s Stadium, Walsall in an international friendly on Saturday. The goalscorers for the Young Lions were Taylor Moore, Adam Armstrong (2 ),Tammy Abraham (2 ) and Dominic Solanke.For the Switzerland side, FC Basel central defender A...
NFF Says Eagles Will Not Treat South Africa Game As A Friendly
Published: March 28, 2015
 Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) Technical and Development Committee Chairman, Felix Anyansi - Agwu says the Super Eagles will not treat the game against South Africa on Sunday as a friendly.He has pointed out that the Super Eagles will try to win back the fans following their dismal showing three days ago at the...
Emmanuel Emenike Apologizes To Fenerbahce Over Incident Against Besiktas
Published: March 28, 2015
Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike has apologized to Fenerbahce over the incident in the Super Lig game against Istanbul rivals Besiktas last weekend. Recall that the 27 - year - old attempted to walk away from the pitch before he was persuaded to return by the coaching staff led by Ä°smail Kartal“I get angry too...
Nwankwo Kanu Motivates Super Eagles Ahead South Africa Clash
Published: March 28, 2015
Nwankwo Kanu visited the Super Eagles squad at the Ingwenyama Conference and Sports Resort on Saturday morning ahead of their clash against South Africa on March 29. Regarded as Nigeria’s most decorated player, the Arsenal legend traveled all the way to Mpumalanga to motivate the Super Eagles before tomorrow&rsqu...
Super Eagles Arrive In Nelspruit Ahead Friendly With South Africa
Published: March 28, 2015
Ahead of the international friendly against Bafana Bafana, the Nigeria delegation arrived in Nelspruit on Saturday morning.About now, the Super Eagles players are going through South African immigration, and then afterwards, they will be transported to the hotel.  All things being equal, the squad will have a feel...
Chelsea Striker Ike Ugbo Eyes Place In England Euro Under 17 Squad
Published: March 28, 2015
Anglo - Nigerian striker Ike Ugbo reckons that his brace against Romania in a European Championship qualification fixture will convince manager John Peacock to include him on his roster for the tournament in Bulgaria.Two days ago, the Chelsea youth - teamer netted the match - winner in the 53rd minute after Adrian Petr...
Fifa Ranking : Super Falcons Are The Top Side In Africa
Published: March 27, 2015
Football governing body, Fifa, has released its latest ranking of Women’s National Teams for the period ended March 26, 2015.African champions Nigeria now occupy the 33rd position, dropping one spot compared to their ranking in the last quarter.But the Falcons continue to set the pace in Africa, ahead of Ghana, C...
Super Eagles Squad For South Africa Friendly Named
Published: March 27, 2015
Interim Super Eagles coach Daniel Amokachi, in partnership with the Nigeria Football Federation, has named a 23 - man roster for the upcoming meeting against South Africa in Nelspruit .Four players plying their trade in the domestic championship- Chidiebere Eze,Mfon Udoh,Moses Ebong and Onyekachi Okoye -  will not...
Vincent Enyeama Returns To France To Begin Rehabilitation
Published: March 27, 2015
Nigeria skipper Vincent Enyeama has returned to France to begin his rehabilitation after sustaining an injury in the Super Eagles clash with Uganda. Thenff.com says the Lille shot - stopper was unhappy with the loss to the East Africans on a day marking his 100th appearance for the 2013 African Cup of Nations champions...
Ex Nigeria Manager Berti Vogts Appointed US National Team Technical Adviser
Published: March 27, 2015
The United States Soccer Federation has appointed ex Nigeria manager, Berti Vogts, to be the technical adviser to the US men’s national team. Now 68, Vogts starred for Germany at the 1974 World Cup, and was the captain of his country for two years after the iconic Franz Beckenbauer retired.“We had a fantast...
Chelsea Loanee Victor Moses Returns From The Treatment Table
Published: March 27, 2015
Super Eagles winger Victor Moses is in line to return to action after the international break, having resumed full training on Thursday morning. It is thought that the Chelsea loanee was placed on standby by the Nigeria Football Federation for the international friendlies against Uganda and South Africa due to a thigh ...