Portsmouth Striker Iniabasi Umotong Happy To Score On Unofficial Debut
Published: March 16, 2015
Portsmouth striker Iniabasi Umotong was full of joy after scoring in her unofficial debut for Nigeria’s Women’s National Team.The Anglo - Nigerian has pledged her international future to the Super Falcons, with coach Edwin Okon set to run the rule over her in a training camp before deciding whether or not s...
Akinjide Idowu Praises Flying Eagles Fighting Spirit
Published: March 15, 2015
Flying Eagles midfielder Akinjide Idowu has shared his thoughts and impressions on the 2 - 2 draw with Ivory Coast on Saturday. The 18 - year - old has praised the fighting spirit of the Nigeria Under 20s after they came from behind on two occasions to draw the game with the desperate Ivorian side.“It was a diffi...
Skipper Musa Mohammed Salvages A Draw For Nigeria
Published: March 14, 2015
Skipper Musa Mohammed scored his third goal of the African Youth Championship to salvage a 2 - 2 draw for the Nigeria Under 20 national team in their final Group A fixture against Ivory Coast.On two occasions, the Flying Eagles fought back from a goal down to level the scoreline, with midfielder  Degbole Niangbo g...
Coach Manu Garba Makes Five Changes To Starting Lineup
Published: March 14, 2015
Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, has announced his starting lineup for the African Youth Championship clash against Ivory Coast on Saturday evening.In theory, Nigeria have nothing to lose against the West African opponents, having finished as Group A winners and qualifying for this summer’s Fifa Under 20 World Cu...
Akinjide Idowu Says Flying Eagles Will Not Take Their Foot Off The Pedal Against Ivory Coast
Published: March 14, 2015
Flying Eagles midfielder Akinjide Idowu says he does not expect Nigeria to do Senegal a favour by picking the maximum points when they clash with Ivory Coast on Saturday. The hosts will progress to the semi - finals plus qualify for the Fifa Under 20 World Cup if they defeat Congo, and the Flying Eagles beat Ivory Coas...
Sani Emmanuel Training With Bodens BK
Published: March 14, 2015
Free agent Sani Emmanuel has been in Sweden for the past nine days with regards to his search for a new club.The Golden Ball winner at the 2009 Fifa Under 17 World Cup trained with Division One Sodra side Oskarshamns AIK 24 hours after his arrival in Scandinavia. Emmanuel has started training with fourth - tier Bo...
Vincent Enyeama Is Quickest Nigerian Player To Reach 100 Caps, Beats Joseph Yobo By 15 Months
Published: March 13, 2015
Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has showered praise on the Nigeria Football Federation following the decision of the body to recognize him in two weeks time when the Super Eagles face off against Bolivia.If the ex Hapoel Tel Aviv and Maccabi Tel Aviv custodian gets match time against the South Americans, it would be h...
Arsenal Defender Tolaji Bola Gets England Under 16s Call Up
Published: March 13, 2015
England Under 16 coach Steve Cooper has named an 18 - man squad for the annual Montaigu Tournament, which begins at the end of this month. Arsenal’s Anglo - Nigerian starlet Tolaji Bola has been included in the squad along with five other defenders.Tolaji Bola has two caps for the England Under 16s, with the firs...
Ikechukwu Uche Admits Villarreal Have MOUNTAIN To Climb Against Sevilla
Published: March 13, 2015
Nigeria international Ikechukwu Uche has admitted that Villarreal have a mountain to climb if they are to progress to the quarter - finals of the Europa League. The Yellow Submarine have to overturn a 3 - 1 first leg deficit next week when they clash with holders Sevilla at the  Estadio Ramón Sánchez...
Super Eagles Climb One Position In Fifa Ranking
Published: March 12, 2015
On Thursday morning, the official website of Fifa published its latest ranking of national teams.Compared to their position the previous month, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have climbed one place, and now occupy the 41st position, while in the continental ranking, the deposed African champions are in seventh position.Al...
Chidera Ezeh Wants Pound of Flesh From Ivory Coast
Published: March 12, 2015
Porto Under 19 midfielder Chidera Ezeh says the Flying Eagles will attempt to take a pound of flesh from Ivory Coast in two days time when both teams face off in their last Group A fixture.Two years ago, the Ivorian Under 17s defeated the Golden Eaglets in the group stage before winning a penalty shoot-out in the final...
Manu Garba : To Score Seven Goals In Two Matches Is No Easy Job
Published: March 12, 2015
Coach Manu Garba was full of joy following the Flying Eagles qualification for the 2015 Fifa Under 20 World Cup, and they did so in style by topping their Group after two rounds of matches.West African foes Ivory Coast and Senegal played a 2 - 2 draw few hours after the Nigeria Under 20s defeated their Congolese counte...
Flying Eagles Beat Congo 4 - 1 To Qualify For Fifa Under 20 World Cup
Published: March 11, 2015
Nigeria’s Under 20 National Team have secured their place at the 2015 Fifa Under 20 World Cup after humiliating Congo 4 - 1 in their second group game. Manu Garba’s side were impressive and looked far more superior to the opponents despite playing a man short for more than an hour following the sending off ...
Official : Awoniyi And Ezeh Start As Alhassan Ibrahim Drops To The Bench Against Congo
Published: March 11, 2015
It is now known the eleven Flying Eagles players that will step onto the Leopold Sedar Senghor Stadium pitch this evening when Nigeria trade tackles with Congo. Coach Manu Garba has decided not change a winning team, and will start the game against Congo with the same set of players that were on parade against Senegal....
Exclusive : Match Rusty Alhassan Ibrahim Doubtful To Face Congo
Published: March 11, 2015
According to leaks gathered by allnigeriasoccer.com’s editorial staff, Alhassan Ibrahim has been a shadow of himself at the training sessions prior to Wednesday evening’s African Youth Championship Group A fixture with Congo.The FC Hearts pupil, who had been touted as Nigeria’s top 18 - year - old, is...