–Nigeria goalkeeper in line for French honour Nigeria’s Super Eagles and Lille of France goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama is among 11 players in line for the prestigious Marc-Vivien Foe annual awards in France. The other African players listed alongside Enyeama for the award include Ghana’s Andrew Ayew who plays for Olympique Marseille, his brother Jordan Ayew ... Read MoreThe post Enyeama Tops Marc Vivien Foe Award List appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Ex Nigeria captain says time’s running out on Eagles AFCON qualifiers Former Nigeria captain, Jay-Jay Okocha has implored the country’s footballing authorities To appoint a full-time coach for the national side as soon as possible. Daniel Amokachi has been in temporary charge since December amid seemingly endless contract talks between Stephen Keshi and the Nigerian ... Read MoreThe post Okocha Wants End To NFF, Keshi Eagles Job Feud appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Nigerian forward Yakubu Aiyegbeni will face a Herculean task tonight as he searches for his second goal for Reading who host Championship leaders Bournemouth at Madejski Stadium. The former Al-Rayyan player whose only goal for the Royals came in the 2-1 win over Derby in the FA Cup has failed to score in the Championship ... Read MoreThe post Yak Eyes 2nd Reading Goal appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo is in line to make his first Championship appearance for Middlesbrough in tonight’s clash against Wolves at the Riverside stadium after sitting out the last six games. The Nigerian defender picked up a groin problem with the Super Eagles in an international friendly last month but is fine to be ... Read MoreThe post Omeruo Seeks First Boro Game In 6 Weeks appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Johnny Edward: Nigeria Football Federation technical and development committee member, Victor Ikpeba, has urged handlers of the Super Eagles not to rush Flying Eagles sensation, Taiwo Awoniyi, into the senior national team. Football followers and stakeholders have expressed their opinions on the need for NFF and the Super Eagles handlers to see Awoniyi could ... Read MoreThe post Ikpeba: Awoniyi Not Ready For Eagles Now! appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–In AAG as Cameroon, CIV crash out The U-23 National Team, known as Dream Team VI, will be jostling with Egypt, Senegal, Ghana, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Burkina Faso and host Congo-Brazzaville for the gold medal of this yearâ€™s All-Africa Gamesâ€™ menâ€™s football event. The Pharaohs conquered Burundi with 2-0 wins each leg, while Senegal reached the ... Read MoreThe post Dream Team Draw Egypt, Senegal appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Over AAG qualification Sports Minister and Chairman, National Sports Commission, Dr. Tammy Danagogo has congratulated the female national team, the Falcons and the national U-23 football team for posting superlative victories against their opponents last weekend. While the Falcons hosted their Malian counterparts in the second leg of the All Africa Games qualifiers at the ... Read MoreThe post Danagogo Congratulates Falcons, U-23 team appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Ashley Young is willing to take a pay cut to stay at Manchester United on a long-term deal. United chief executive Ed Woodward is due to hold contract talks with representatives of the resurgent winger over the coming weeks. And it is believed that the 29-year-old star, who was man of the match in Sundayâ€™s ... Read MoreThe post Young Ready To Take Pay Cut At Man United appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Thibaut Courtois reckons Chelsea win over QPR could knock the wind out of the sails of title rivals Arsenal and Manchester United. The Blues scraped their way to a 1-0 win over neighbours QPR yesterday, with Cesc Fabregas bagging a late goal for the visitors. And with both United and Arsenal securing victories, Courtois reckons ... Read MoreThe post Courtois: Catch Us If You Can! appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
The game of the weekend in the English Premier League is the match between league leaders Chelsea and Manchester United on Saturday at Stamford Bridge. It is yet another opportunity for you to win big as you have your say in preview of this clash of the titans. Two top winners selected this weekend will ... Read MoreThe post Chelsea Vs Manchester United: Talk Big & Win It! appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Admits Tough job with the U23s Against Zambia By Izuchukwu Okosi: Flying Eagles striker Taiwo Awoniyi has swiftly shifted his focus towards helping Nigeria to win the FIFA U20 World Cup in New Zealand. Awoniyi is the newest sweetheart of Nigerian football and the 17 year-old striker exclusively told Completesportsnigeria.com from Lusaka, Zambia, that he ... Read MoreThe post Awoniyi Focuses On The U20 World Cup appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
A third batch of referees, 20 in all, will this month depart this countryâ€™s shores for the United Kingdom for a two-week capacity-enhancing Programme, thenff.com reports. The programme, which is in the manner of that undertaken by two earlier batches of 10 and 20 referees, is aimed at improving the quality of refereeing in Nigeriaâ€™s ... Read MoreThe post NFF Sends 20 More Refs For Capacity Building In UK appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
The chief coach of the national U-23 men’s football team, Dream Team VI, Samson Siasia hasÂ said he knew his wards will leave Lusaka as Heroes not villains as they play better away from home. Speaking after the game, and over whelmed Siasia said even though he felt bad that Nigerians had ruled out his team ... Read MoreThe post Siasia: I Knew My Eagles Would Leave Lusaka As Heroes appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Falcons coach reveals Mali massacre formula Super Falcons head coach, Edwin Okon has revealed that the injection of the trio of foreign based strikers, Asisat Oshoala, Desire Oparanozie and Francisca Ordega was the joker he used to humiliate Mali in the All Africa Games final qualifying game in Abuja. Okon also disclosed that having studied ... Read MoreThe post Okon: Oshoala, Odega, Oparanozie Were My Jokers appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Eagles defender eyes victory over Old Lady in UCL clash By Johnny Edward: Super Eagles defender Elderson Echiejile is hopeful Monaco can inflict another surprise defeat on Juventus in Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg clash at the Olimpico stadium. Echiejile was however, quick to add that the Italian league leaders remain favorites to ... Read MoreThe post Echiejile Hopeful Of Turin Upset Against Juventus appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Ben Iroha, a former Super Eagles left-back has commended Nigeria U-23 team, Dream Team VI for qualifying for the All Africa Games at the expense of Zambia. Iroha who spoke to Complete Sports moments after the Samson Siasia team defeated their Young Chipolopolo hosts 2-1 to seal their trip to the All Africa Games said ... Read MoreThe post Iroha Salutes Dream Team Over AAG Ticket Feat In Lusaka appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Flying Eagles assistant coach, Nduka Ugbade, says it is very possible for Nigeria to win a first FIFA U20 World Cup. The Nigeria U-20 team is logged in group E at the FIFA U-20 World Cup alongside Brazil, Hungary and North Korea slated for New Zealand. Ugbade who captained the Nigeria U-16 team in 1985 ... Read MoreThe post Ugbade: F/Eagles Good For U-20 W/Cup Glory appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Fears NFF/Keshi rancour may derail team’s qualification dream By Richard Jideaka, Abuja: Former African Coach of the year, Kadiri Ikhana says he’s afraid the Super Eagles may miss out of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon if the football authorities do not put their house in order. Reacting to the draws that pitched ... Read MoreThe post Ikhana Raises Eagles 2017 AFCON Alarm appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Manchester United beat rivals Manchester City for the first time in five Premier League attempts with a stirring 4-2 comeback victory at Old Trafford. City’s title defence had crumbled heading into the match amid a run of five defeats in seven matches across all competitions, but the champions briefly displayed their fluent best in the ... Read MoreThe post Manchester United 4 Manchester City 2: Derby joy for Van GaalÂ´s men appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Nigeria will play in the men’s football event of the 2015 All Africa Games after the Dream Team VI’s 2-1 win over their Zambian rivals at the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka Sunday afternoon. Taiwo Awoniyi’s strike in the 34th minute gave Nigeria’s U23 national side a 1-0 half-time lead over Zambia in the game. ... Read MoreThe post Zambia 1-2 Nigeria: Dream Team Qualify For 2015 All Africa Games appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.