USA Coach Disappointed To Lose To Good Nigerian Team
Published: October 18, 2015
USA Under - 17s coach, Richie Willams, was disappointed with his side’s 2 - 0 loss to Nigeria in their opening Group A fixture, but was quick to praise the Golden Eaglets after they made his team look ordinary.Of the five goal attempts by the Americans, none of them was on target and they will be without Auston T...
Emmanuel Amuneke Reveals Half Time Pep Talk Inspired Golden Eaglets
Published: October 18, 2015
Nigeria Under 17s coach Emmanuel Amuneke was pleased to start the defense of their title with a victory against a stubborn United States team, and revealed that his half - time pep talk inspired his team. The Golden Eaglets were the dominant team and had 19 attempts at goal, compared to the Americans, who managed ...
Golden Eaglets Flaunt Title Credentials With Win Against The United States
Published: October 17, 2015
A goal each from Chukwudi Agor and Victor Osimhen gave the Golden Eaglets a 2-0 win over USA in the opening match of the 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup in Chile. The reigning world champions were the better side in the match played at the Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos, Santiago.The breakthrough that t...
Nwakali, Bamgboye & Osimhen Start Vs USA Under 17s
Published: October 17, 2015
Coach Emmanuel Amuneke has announced his starting line - up for Nigeria Under - 17s clash with USA at the Fifa Under 17 World Cup .At the Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos, Santiago, Remo Academy shot - stopper Akpan Udoh will start in goal.Lazarus John (Fosla Academy),Lukman Zakari (Unity Academy)...
Bature And Salami On Target As Super Eagles Beat Burkina Faso
Published: October 17, 2015
Nigeria posted a 2-0 win over Burkina Faso in a 2016 African Nations Championship final qualifying round, first leg match at the Adokiye Amiesiamaka Stadium on Saturday evening.The Super Eagles gained a first leg advantage thanks to goals from Yaro Bature and Gbolahan Salami. Ailing Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh took his ...
Prince Aggreh, Usman Mohammed & Gbolahan Salami Benched As Oliseh Names Starting XI
Published: October 17, 2015
Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has named his starting XI for Saturday’s African Nations Championship qualifier against Burkina Faso in Port Harcourt.The big news is Warri Wolves striker Gbolahan Salami has been omitted from the 11 players that will step out onto the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium pitch from the fir...
1985 World Cup Winner, Salisu Nakande, Tasks Golden Eaglets On Camp Discipline
Published: October 17, 2015
A member of the Nigerian National U-16 Team, The Golden Eaglets, that won the very first edition of the World Cadet Championship in China in 1985, Salisu Nakande,  has tasked the current squad to obey and maintain camp rules ahead of the Fifa U-17 male Championship which begins today in Santiago, Chile.Nakande, wh...
Plateau State All - Stars Vow To Win Saudarna Memorial Cup
Published: October 17, 2015
Plateau State All Stars Football Team of retired professional footballers and former Nigeria internationals based in Plateau are training hard towards winning the Saudarna Memorial Cup in Kano.The Chief Coach of the team, former Super Eagles midfielder, Bright Benson, has boasted that the trophy will be won by Plateau ...
Sunday Oliseh Will Be In The Dugout For Burkina Faso Game
Published: October 17, 2015
Sunday Oliseh will be in the dugout on Saturday afternoon for the home - based Super Eagles clash against Burkina Faso.There had been doubts regarding the availability of the ex Juventus midfielder as he stayed back in Belgium after the international break owing to ill health.But on Friday night, Oliseh arrived the Hot...
Sporting Kansas Defender Amobi Okugo Advises Golden Eaglets To Be Wary Of Manchester United Target Matthew Olosunde
Published: October 17, 2015
Sporting Kansas City defender and ex USA Under 17 international Amobi Okugo has advised the Golden Eaglets to be wary of Manchester United target Matthew Olosunde when they clash with the Americans on Saturday night in both countries World Cup opener.The talented New York Red Bulls Academy fullback was one of three pla...
Super Eagles Assistant Coach Confident Of Victory Against Burkina Faso
Published: October 17, 2015
Super Eagles assistant coach Salisu Yusuf is confident the national team will emerge victorious when they clash with Burkina Faso in an African Nations Championship qualifier to be staged in Port Harcourt.The former Enyimba and Kano Pillars gaffer and assistant coach Jean Francois Loscuito have been tutoring the home -...
President Muhammadu Buhari Urges Golden Eaglets To Emulate Class Of 1985
Published: October 17, 2015
President Muhammadu Buhari extends his best wishes for a triumphant outing to the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria who are in Chile to participate in this year’s under-17 FIFA World Cup Tournament.As the tournament opens on Saturday, President Buhari urges the Golden Eaglets to do their utmost best to match the outstand...
Injured Tayo Edun Withdraws From England U17s World Cup Roster
Published: October 16, 2015
Fulham’s Tayo Edun has withdrawn from England’s Under 17s squad ahead of their World Cup opener on Saturday against Guinea, after suffering a groin injury.The news will come as a big blow to manager Neil Dewsnip as the youngster can cover several positions in defense and midfield.“Unfortunately he has...
Abia Warriors Striker Chisom Chikatara Vows To Score On Super Eagles Debut
Published: October 16, 2015
Abia Warriors marksman Chisom Chikatara is in good form going into the African Nations Championship qualifier against Burkina Faso at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium this weekend.In two training matches against Shekarau Babes and Blessed Academy, the attacker notched up two braces in the second half.“I hope to sco...
Nosa Igiebor May Have To Undergo Knee Surgery
Published: October 16, 2015
Maccabi Tel Aviv midfielder Nosa Igiebor may have to undergo surgery after picking up a knee injury in the Champions League clash against FC Basel in August, according to reports in the Israeli media.One.co.il says the Premier League champions are not certain when the Nigeria international will resume full training wit...