By Izuchukwu Okosi: Daniel Emmanuel The Nigerian keeper was largely untested in the game unlike his opposite number, Christoffer Mafoumbi. He proved he could deal with crosses. The keeper also has good reflexes and could not do much for the Congo goal. 5/10. Stanley Amuzie The Sampdoria left back had a good game and was ... Read More
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Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo scored his sixth goal in pre-season as Aaron Samuel also scored on Sunday. However, only one of the two ended up on the winning team, with Ighalo’s Watford beating Paderbon 2-0 in a friendly, while Samuel’s Guangzhou R&F losing 4-2 at home to Shandong Luneng in a Chinese Super League ... Read More
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–Leroy admits it will be tougher in Brazzaville By Izuchukwu Okosi: Nigeria’s U23 team coach, Samson Siasia, admits his team could have scored more than four goals against Congo in their CAF U23 Championship qualifier on Sunday, but remains upbeat ahead of their decisive second led in Brazzaville in a fortnight, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The Dream ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Enyimba forward Christain Obiozor is delighted to see his side end their eight-year barren run at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium following a 2-1 win against their rivals, Rangers, on Sunday. Obiozor helped his side beat their hosts for the first time at the venue since 2007 by converting a spot kick in ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Heartland forward, Bright Ejike and his Sunshine Stars counterpart, Tunde Adeniji on Sunday increased their goals haul thereby moving closer to Mfon Udoh’s all time record. Ejike marked his return to Heartland’s starting lineup after missing the Naze Millionaires midweek encounter against El-kanemi Warriors due to injury, with a goal in their ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Former Nigeria international, Garba Lawal, has expressed optimism that the Nigeria U-23s have what it takes to beat Congo in the return leg of their Olympic qualifier. The Nigeriansbeat Congo 2-1 in the first leg on Sunday in Port Harcourt. Junior Ajayi netted a brace in the 47th and 51st minutes, before ... Read More
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–Sunshine emerge mid-season Leaders By Adeboye Amosu: A 2-1 win against fierce rivals, Rangers, their first since 2007 helped six-time Glo Premier League Champions, Enyimba keep in competition with Sunshine Stars at the top rung of the log on Sunday. Sunshine Stars claimed the honour of mid- season leaders courtesy of a hard fought 2-1 ... Read More
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How do you rate Nigeria's chance for a win in the second leg of the U23 Championship qualifier against Congo afterSunday's 2-1 win? Do you think Nigeria will win or does the slim victory hand Congo the advantage? 90 3- Full time. Nigeria 2-1 Congo. 92- A poerful Nigerian shot pushed out for a corner. Another effort ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: The Nigeria U-23 sid,e Dream Team VI, defeated Congo 2-1 in the first leg of the 2016 Olympic Games qualifier on Sunday, in Port Harcourt. After a goalless first-half, Junior Ajayi scored two quick goals in the 47th and 51st minute to put the Dream Team 2-0 up. But the Congolese rallied ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Enyimba will be without their reliable defender, Markson Ojobo, for Sunday’s crunch Oriental clash against Rangers. The tough tackling central defender is suspended for the Glo Premier League game due to card accumulation. Ojobo has formed a formidable partnership at the heart of the defence with club captain Chinedu Udoji in recent ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Super Eagles and Watford striker, Odion Ighalo, has sent his best wishes to the national U-23 team who face Congo in Sunday’s CAF U-23 Championship qualifier in Port Harcourt. Completesportsnigeria.com reports that Ighalo, who once played for the Olympic team, is hoping coach Samson Siasia begins his quest on a bright note. ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Glo Premier League leaders, Sunshine Stars of Akure are planning a minor shake-up in their squad during the mid-season break. Chief scout of the Akure Gunners, Adeyemi Adeyinka intimated completesportsnigeria.com that the management of the club have compiled a list of players that are surplus to requirements, and have concluded plans to ... Read More
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Completesportsnigeria.com’s JOHNNY EDWARD fishes out 10 things you may or may not have known about new Super Eagles manager Sunday Oliseh… 1 Sunday Oliseh was born in Ojota Lagos in 1974; his father is a business man, while his mother is a staunch Catholic and a retired business woman. 2 He played for eight clubs ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Former Nigeria international, Emmanuel Babayaro, has predicted a tough match between the U23 Eagles and Congo in the first leg of the Olympic Games qualifier holding today at Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium Port Harcourt, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The game is billed for the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium, in Port Harcourt. In a chat with Completesportsnigeria.com, ... Read More
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Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Dosu Joseph in this exclusive interview with Completesportsnigeria.com’s IZUCHUKWU OKOSI speaks on the challenges facing new Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh who has a mandate to make the Nigerian national team one of the best teams in the world that they were between 1994 and 1996. Dosu who was a close ... Read More
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I find it totally unbelievable that some Nigerians are actually still suggesting that after the exit of Stephen Keshi, what Nigeria needs is a foreign coach to succeed him! Having had several foreign coaches in the past and started a new experiment with Nigerians, the only reason to go back would be because Nigerians have ... Read More
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