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...
Chibuzor Okonkwo, Oak Zeel Trade Words Over Illegal Transfer To Gabros (Ifeanyi Ubah FC)
Published: March 11, 2015
Chibuzor Okonkwo has told Chief Valentine Omeje, the CEO of grassroots club Oak Zeel, to go to blazes, and has insisted that his transfer to Gabros FC, Nnewi followed procedural due process. Local media reports had earlier suggested that the Nigeria international joined the Nnewi side without the consent of Oak Zeel, w...
Flying Eagles Midfielder Abdullahi Alfa Targets AYC Trophy
Published: March 11, 2015
On the back of their 3 - 1 win over Senegal in their opening fixture of the African Youth Championship, the Flying Eagles bid to qualify for the 2015 Fifa Under 20s is straightforward. Midfielder Abdullahi Alfa has done his homework, and he is aware a victory today against Congo means the Flying Eagles WILL qualify for...
Adductor Injury Rules Joel Obi Out Of Wolfsburg Clash
Published: March 10, 2015
Through their official Twitter account, Inter Milan have revealed that Joel Obi will not travel to Germany with the squad for the Europa League round of 16 first leg clash against Wolfsburg. The midfielder has failed to recover from an adductor injury, which has ruled him out of the game at the Volkswagen Arena.Joel Ob...
Free Agent Francesca Ordega Hoping To Attract Suitors At World Cup
Published: March 10, 2015
Free agent Francesca Ordega is hoping to put herself in the shop window at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.The 21 - year - old is on the lookout for a new team after her contract was not extended by Swedish Damallsvenskan side Pitea IF at the end of the 2014 season. “I know the immediate task before us...
Taiwo Awoniyi Not Chasing Personal Glory At AYC
Published: March 09, 2015
Taiwo Awoniyi has played down talk he’s chasing the Top Scorer Award at the ongoing African Youth Championship, saying personal accolades should not come at the expense of the team. The Kalmar trainee notched a brace in the Flying Eagles first game in Senegal, as well as the MOTM Award.“Top scorer of the to...
Obafemi Martins Stars As Seattle Sounders Defeat New England Revolution
Published: March 09, 2015
Obafemi Martins has hailed the supporters of Seattle Sounders for their show of solidarity in their 3 - 0 win over New England Revolution in the MLS on Sunday at CenturyLink Field. The former Nigeria international was on target in the 41st minute, heading home a cross from Tyrone Mears.“The atmosphere...electrify...
Taiwo Awoniyi Bags Brace As Flying Eagles Defeat Senegal
Published: March 08, 2015
The Flying Eagles started their African Youth Championship campaign with a 3 - 1 win over Senegal on Sunday evening.Kalmar youth - teamer Taiwo Awoniyi capitalized on a defensive blunder to give Nigeria the lead in the 10th minute.And in similar circumstances, the 17 - year - old found the back of the net 2 minutes lat...
Flying Eagles Coach Manu Garba Names Starting Lineup
Published: March 08, 2015
Flying Eagles coach Manu Garba has named his starting eleven for the opening fixture in the African Youth Championship, which sees Nigeria lock horns with hosts Senegal.Having missed most of the screening exercise prior to the championship because he was wrapping up a deal with Estoril, Dele Alampasu failed to make the...
Golden Eaglets Coach Emmanuel Amuneke Storms Ibadan For Scouting
Published: March 07, 2015
In a bid to go back to a drawing board and fortify the Golden Eaglets ahead of FIFA U-17 World Cup slated for Chile later this year, the head Coach of Emmanuel Amuneke has visited the camp of Ibadan based soccer school, Frenage Soccer Academy to scout for fresh legs in an invitational tourney organized by the academy.A...
Dream Team Confirm Their Place In Last Round Of AAG, Defeat Gabon 2 - 0
Published: March 07, 2015
Nigeria’s Olympic National Team comfortably qualified for the last round of the All Africa Games qualifiers following their 2 - 0 ( 6 - 1 aggregate) win over Gabon on Saturday evening. Thus, their reward is a meeting with Zambia over two legs, with the first leg scheduled to take place in Abuja in the next tw...
Watford Star Odion Ighalo Nominated For Player of the Month
Published: March 06, 2015
Ex Flying Eagle Odion Ighalo has been recognized for his outstanding display in the English Championship during February, with the Sky Bet Championship nominating the striker for the Player of the Month. To scoop the award, the marksman must see off competition from Henri Lansbury (Nottingham Forest) , Tom Ince (Derby ...
Gambo Mohammed, Ubong Ekpai Shot By Armed Robbers On The Way To Owerri For Heartland Game
Published: March 05, 2015
Nigeria champions Kano Pillars were attacked by armed robbers on Thursday afternoon in Abaji on their way to Owerri to honor a league match against Heartland. Immediately after the incident, officials of Pillars contacted the League Management Company (LMC) to postpone their league opener with Heartland, scheduled for ...