Coach Manu Garba Drops Injured Musa Yahaya From AYC Squad
Published: February 23, 2015
Musa Yahaya, hailed as the Nigerian Neymar, will not be one of the 21 players that will travel to Senegal for the African Youth Championship. SL10.ng has reported that the Tottenham Hotspur trainee will spend six weeks on the sidelines after picking up a knee injury in the Flying Eagles 2 - 0 win over Ghana last week.&...
Emmanuel Amuneke Says Eaglets Will Not Underrate South Africa
Published: February 23, 2015
The Golden Eaglets will trade tackles with the South Africa Under 17s in the semi-final of the CAF Under 17 Championship.To get to this stage of the competition, Nigeria emerged winner of Group A with seven points while their opponents on Wednesday, Amajimbos, finished second in Group B.Coach Emmanuel Amuneke says the ...
Arsenal Midfielder Alex Iwobi To Debut For Nigeria Against Bolivia?
Published: February 23, 2015
The Nigeria Football Federation are planning to hand Arsenal midfielder Alex Iwobi his debut in next month’s international friendly against Bolivia. As you are aware, the England youth international was not featured against Gabon last weekend due to missing paperwork, but the NFF are working around the clock to c...
Olympic National Team Invitee Noah Ojuola Proud Of Performance Against Gzira United
Published: February 22, 2015
Noah Ojuola was overjoyed after putting in a man-of-the- match display in St. George’s 2 - 1 win over Gzira United in the latest round of games in the Maltese First Division.And the Olympic National Team invitee has revealed that high profile officials of St. George’s congratulated him after today’s g...
Kehinde Fatai Ends Six - Month Scoring Drought
Published: February 22, 2015
Ex Flying Eagles striker Kehinde Fatai registered his name on the score - sheet in the Romanian Liga I for the first time since August, as Astra Giurgiu played a 2 - 2 draw with Concordia Chiajna in the 18th round.Kehinde Fatai bagged a brace for Astra Giurgiu, scoring either side of the half, but his team were unlucky...
Dream Team Departs Gabon For Abuja
Published: February 22, 2015
Players and officials of Nigeria’s Under 23 national team, The Dream Team, departed Libreville, venue of the All Africa Games qualifier against Gabon, for Abuja on Sunday afternoon. Before the team departed Hotel Boulevard, coach Samson Siasia presented an autographed jersey signed by the players to Ambassador HE...
FCT Football Association Elections To Hold On Monday
Published: February 22, 2015
Elections into the Board of the FCT Football Association will hold in Abuja on Monday February 23, 2015.According to the Secretary of the Electoral Committee, Usman Haruna Ilerika, 12 candidates are contesting for the various available Board positions. Quoting his words, the scribe said “ among those vying for th...
Golden Eaglets Qualify For Fifa Under 17 World Cup
Published: February 21, 2015
Defending champions of the Fifa Under 17 World Cup, Nigeria, will defend the trophy in Chile, beginning from October 2015.In the final Group A fixtures, the Golden Eaglets defeated Zambia 3 - 1, while nearest challengers Guinea lost 2 - 1 to hosts Niger Republic.Two goals from Victor Osimhen and one from skipper Kelech...
Gabon Humiliated By Dream Team In AAG Qualifier
Published: February 21, 2015
Dream Team VI started their bid to qualify for the 11th All Africa Games scheduled to take place in Congo Brazzaville on a positive note. On Saturday evening, the Samson Siasia led side defeated their Gabonese counterparts 4 - 1 in Libreville.Ahead of the crucial tie, most of the pre - match talk centered around the el...
Arsenal Midfielder Alex Iwobi To Wait For Nigeria Debut
Published: February 21, 2015
Arsenal striker Alex Iwobi will not debut for Nigeria’s Under 23 national team on Saturday in their All Africa Games qualifier against Gabon in Libreville. The paperwork that would enable him play for the Dream Team did not come through, and he will watch the game in the VIP box alongside NFF officials Ikpeme and...
Samson Siasia Wants Victory Or Nothing
Published: February 20, 2015
Head Coach of the Dream Team, Samson Siasia, has charged his wards to go all out for victory against their Gabonese counterparts in the first leg of the 11th  All-Africa Games qualifying game to be played at the Stade Augustin Monedan a Sibang, Libreville on Saturday. After breakfast on Friday, Siasia said that fr...
Okocha Mounts Saddle In Delta State
Published: February 20, 2015
Former Super Eagles’ captain, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha, has been elected chairman of the Delta State Football Association.At the elections conducted in Asaba on Friday, and supervised by Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Alhaji Babagana Kalli, Okocha polled 26 out of the 27 votes cast.One of only two Nigerian f...
Amuneke: No margin For Errors against Zambia
Published: February 20, 2015
Nigeria’s U-17  Head coach , Emmanuel Amuneke , would be  the happiest man  on Saturday  should his wards put up a spirited  performance to ensure qualification for a ticket to the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Chile later this year.Amuneke is best remembered for his brace in the 2-1...
AAG Qualifier: Osho Backs Dream Team to beat Gabon
Published: February 20, 2015
 Technical Adviser of Supreme Court FC Fatai Osho has predicted that Nigeria’s U-23 team will come out victorious when they confront Gabon in a crucial first leg of All Africa Games, AAG qualifier expected to take place in Libreville on Saturday.Osho, whose player Sincere Seth will be among those expected to...
Injured Jerry Mbakogu To Miss Virtus Entella Clash
Published: February 20, 2015
Italian - Nigerian striker Jerry Mbakogu is not showing signs that he has fully recovered from injury.Thus the Carpi man will miss Saturday’s game at home to Virtus Entella, and the subsequent fixture in the Serie B against Pro Vercelli.Before his spell on the sidelines, the Padova product has been outstanding in...