By James Agberebi: Former Super Falcons coach, Paul Hamilton, has described the team’s ouster from the race to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games by Equatorial Guinea as a wake up call, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The Falcons lost 2-1 despite scoring first through Ngozi Okobi, to crash out 3-2 on aggregate. Speaking with Completesportsnigeria.com, Hamilton, said other ... Read More
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The Nigerian U23 Eagles on Sunday held Congo to a goalless draw in Pointe Noire to qualify for the CAF U23 Championship on 2-1 aggregate win. The Championship which will be hosted by Senegal in December, will serve as the qualifiers for the football event of the 2016 Rio Olympics. Completesportsnigeria.com’s IZUCHUKWU OKOSI takes a ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Nigerian midfielder Raheem Lawal has revealed he is prepared to join Besiktas this summer from EskiÅŸehirspor if an agreement is reached with his current club. Lawal, who has been linked with a move to AS Roma, is reportedly seen as a valuable replacement for Tolgay Arslan who sustained an anterior cruciate ligament ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Maccabi Tel Aviv midfielder Nosa Igiebor is delighted with his new found goal scoring form this season. The 25-year-old came off the substitute’s bench for Nihat Mitrovic in the 64th minute and led scored one of the goals as his side defeated Hapoel Tel Aviv 3-1 at the Bloomfield Stadium on Saturday. ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Nigeria U-23 striker, Taiwo Awoniyi, has expressed his delight following the team’s qualification for the African U-23 Championship, after playing goalless against Congo in Pointe Noire on Sunday. The U-23 Eagles took a slim 2-1 lead to Congo and held the Claude Leroy-led side to advance to the African championship holding in ... Read More
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: Hull City are poised to announce the signings of Nigerian-born duo of Chuba Akpom and Moses Odubajo on Monday subject to medicals. The players travelled to East Yorkshire on Sunday night for the mandatory medical examinations. Hull, the club of Super Eagles forward Omatsone Aluko, were relegated from the Premier League at ... Read More
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Nigeria U-23s coach Samson Siasia has praised his players for their heroic performance in Congo on Sunday. He said his boys played like true heroes and he is proud of them as they have also made him a proud coach and Nigerian. The Nigerians held their hosts Congo to a goalless draw in Pointe Noire, ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Super Eagles striker Anthony Ujah struck a brace on Sunday as his German side Werder Bremen defeated West Ham 2-1. Diafra Sakho drilled home a powerful shot after 19 minutes but a quick response from Ujah a minute later restored parity for the German side after he unleashed a ferocious 25 yarder ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: The Super Falcons have been eliminated from the race to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after losing 2-1 to Equatorial Guinea. In the return leg that was decided in Bata on Sunday, the Falcons shot into an early lead through World Cup star, Ngozi Okobi. But with less than 10 ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Former Super Eagles skipper, Nwankwo Kanu, has congratulated the U-23 Eagles after they held Congo to a 0-0 draw on Sunday to qualify for the African U-23 Championship 2-1 on aggregate. He aslo hailed his former club Arsenal for beating Chelsea to win the FA Community Shield. Reacting to the team’s qualification, ... Read More
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—3SC Stumble, Pillars Pip Lobi By Adeboye Amosu: Enyimba failed to beat Oriental rivals Rangers on Sunday at the Enyimba Sports Stadium but still leapt to the summit of the Glo Premier League following a 1-1 draw in the matchday 20 fixture. Rangers who lost the reverse fixture a forthnight ago in Enugu were determined ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward and James Agberebi: Former Nigeria international, Garba Lawal, and Super Eagles defender Elderson Echiejile have hailed the country’s U-23s for qualifying for the African U-23 Championship after holding Congo to a 0-0 in Pointe Noire. In a chat withÂ completesportsnigeria.com, Lawal praised coach Samson Siasia and the players for emulating the feat of ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Nigeria have qualified for the African U-23 Championship in Senegal after holding Congo to a 0-0 draw in the return leg of their qualifier in Pointe Noire. Needing to avoid losing by 1-0 or a heavy defeat, the U-23 Eagles held their hosts to a draw to end the tie 2-1 on ... Read More
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—Gunners Win Community Shield As Wenger Finally Beats Mourinho By James Agberebi: Super Eagles winger, Victor Moses, featured in Chelsea’s 1-0 loss to Arsenal in the FA Community Shield at the Wembley Stadium. It was Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho’s first defeat to Arsene Wenger after numerous meetings. Moses replaced skipper John Terry in the second ... Read More
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Obafemi Martins is ready to return to the Super Eagles after being shut out of the team for two years. The Seattle Sounders striker last played for Nigeria in 2013 but has admitted that he cannot turn his back on his fatherland if his services are required, especially since Stephen Keshi is no longer the ... Read More
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By Adeboye Amosu: Enyimba forward, Mfom Udoh, is hopeful he can help the club win the Glo Premier League title this season following his return from a lengthy injury spell. He is expected to be on the bench on Sunday as Enyimba host Rangers in the clash of matchday 20. The Peoples Elephant who are ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Nigerian striker Osaze Odemwingie is targeting ten goals in the new season for Stoke City. Odemwingie, who came off the substitute’s bench to score his first goal since recovering from a lengthy injury, as he scored against Koln in a friendly on Saturday, says he hopes to start more game in the ... Read More
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Izuchukwu Okosi: Hugely popular Nigerian movie ‘twins’ Chinedu Ikedieze and Osita Iheme, more recognised by their stage names Aki and Pawpaw, have been temporarily split by football. They have taken sides in Sunday’s Community Shield clash between Arsenal and Chelsea, one going for the Gunners, the other for the Blues. The two actors, who have ... Read More
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Completesportsnigeria.com’s ADEBOYE AMOSU rates the title chances of the top teams in the hugely competitive Glo Premier League as the second half of the season kicks off… SUNSHINE STARS Sunshine Stars face a daunting task in their bid to win a first Glo Premier League title with the likes of Enyimba, Warri Wolves, Wikki Tourists ... Read More
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—Enyeama, Ambrose, Ogude In Action By James Agberebi: Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa, was in action for CSKA Moscow as they pipped visiting Anzhi Makhackala, who also paraded Lukman Haruna, 1-0 in the Russian league on Saturday. Defender Leon Balogun scored for Mainz in a friendly. Both Musa and Haruna played 90 minutes for their ... Read More
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