–Ex-international says no indigenous coach can do it better than Keshi in Africa By Richard Jideaka, Abuja: Former Super Eagles defender, Celestine Babayaro has urged the Nigeria Football Federation to see the hiring of a foreign coach for the Super Eagles as a matter of urgency. Speaking in Abuja, Babayaro said after Stephen Keshi, he ... Read MoreThe post Babayaro: Eagles Need Foreign Coach appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–CAF runs the rule on the five players who want to rule the continent VINCENT ENYEAMA (Nigeria) Nigerian Captain, Vincent Enyeama who plays for Lille FC in France was born on August 29, 1982. Enyeama contributed immensely to the achievements of the Super Eagles in the last ten years. The goal-keeper remains the finest on ... Read MoreThe post CAF Player Of The Year (2014): Who The Cap Fits appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Hull City midfielder Sone Aluko has hailed his compatriot John Mikel Obi for scoring his first UEFA Champions League goal in Chelsea’s 3-1 win against Sporting Lisbon. The Nigerian international Mikel tapped in his first goal in Europe in the 55th minute after Slimani inadvertently flicked on a FÃ bregas free-kick to his path. “Massively underrated ... Read MoreThe post Aluko Hails Mikel On First UCL Goal appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Glo Premier League top scorer, Mfon Udoh, has been voted as Complete Sports Player of the Month for November. Udoh becomes the second home-based player to win the honour after Ejike Uzoenyi won the first one for January. Udoh beat off fierce competition from Villarreal star Ikechukwu Uche and Dolphins forward Emem Eduok. The Enyimba ... Read MoreThe post Udoh Is CS Player Of The Month For November appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Louis van Gaal may have inherited a side that had temporarily fallen off its perch following the exit of Sir Alex Ferguson, but the Red Devils are proving more popular than ever on social media. New data released shows United were mentioned more times than any other club – beating Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and neighbours ... Read MoreThe post Man United Top Twitter Table appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By James Agberebi: Former Flying Eagles skipper Abdul-jeleel Ajagun has has signed a one year contract extension with Greek giant Panathinaikos. According to the club’s official web site, the contract will run until the summer of 2018. Reacting to the extension, the former Golden Eaglets player thanked officials of the club for the belief bestowed ... Read MoreThe post Ajagun Signs Panathinaikos One Year Contract Extension appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
After training for about a week, the Flying Eagles who are currently training in Kaduna will have a feel of a real match situation as a series of practice games have been lined up for the team. The Flying Eagles will face Jamba Academy by 7am on Thursday in Kaduna while the friendly against Standard ... Read MoreThe post Flying Eagles Play Kaduna Academy Side Thursday appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
English Premier League champions Manchester City have applied for a work permit for Nigeria youngster Kelechi Iheanacho. Iheanacho has yet to be capped at full international level by Nigeria but he has been capped by his country at U17 and U-20 levels and City are most likely to use the special talent argument to get ... Read MoreThe post Man City Apply For Iheanacho’s Work Permit appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Sporting were eliminated from the UEFA Champions League after Group G winners Chelsea beat them 3-1 at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. The Portuguese team started matchday six two points in front of third-placed Schalke, but were knocked out after their defeat was coupled with the German side’s 1-0 success at Maribor. Marco Silva’s men made ... Read MoreThe post Chelsea 3 Sporting 1: Mikel Scores First Ever Champions League Goal appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Hoffenheim defender, Kevin Akpoguma, will reject an invitation to play for Nigeria’s youth teams as he is an integral member of Germany’s Under 20 squad. Akpoguma, whose mother is German, has been given a chance to display his wares to coach Samson Siasia at the Under 23 national team screening exercise. The Nigeria Football Federation ... Read MoreThe post Germany U-20 Star Rejects Nigeria Call-Up appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By James Agberebi: Super Eagles defender Elderson Echiejile has expressed delight following his club, AS Monaco’s qualification for the round of 16 of this season’s UEFA Champions League. The Ligue 1 side defeated Zenit 2-0 at the St. Louis 11 Stadium to progress to the first knockout stage. Reacting after the victory, Echiejile who was ... Read MoreThe post UCL 2nd Round Qualification Thrills Echiejile appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Stationary Stores FC of Lagos said its players would be fearless when they face the Barcelona Beach Soccer team in the opening match of the COPA Lagos Beach Soccer International Tournament. Its Chairman, Tilewa Adebajo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos that expectations were high in the teamâ€™s camp ahead ... Read MoreThe post Copa Lagos: Stationery Stores Ready For Barca Test appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Super Eagles and Enyimba star Kingsley Sokari has joined up with the Flying Eagles squad in Kaduna, but he will undergo a scan to determine the extent of his hamstring injury. Sokari pulled out of the jogging exercise at Mondayâ€™s training and the Flying Eagles now hope to ascertain the severity of the hamstring injury ... Read MoreThe post Eagles Star Sokari Undergoes Surgery appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Back Appeals Committee majority decision World football governing body FIFA have upheld the results of NFF executive committee elections of September 30, meaning the Amaju Pinnick-led body will continue in office. In a letter dated December 9, FIFA declared they have backed the majority report of the NFF electoral appeals committee which upheld the elections ... Read MoreThe post FIFA Uphold NFF Polls appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Chief coach of the national U-23 men’s football team, Dream Team VI, Samson Siasia has warned players who intend to play for the team not to give money to anybody in a bid to secure a place in the team. Siasia gave this warning while addressing players after the team’s training session Tuesday morning at ... Read MoreThe post Siasia: Money Won’t Buy You A Place In My Team appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
A very good friend of mine (names withheld) sent me a DM (Direct message) via twitter asking why we (Nigeria) love to make a ridicule of ourselves among the comity of nations in the football family. Of course, my friend, a Non-Nigerian, who works for one of the largest football publications in the World, merely ... Read MoreThe post 2014 NFF Elections: Analysing Okey Ajunwa’s Verdict appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Roma vs Manchester City This tie is could go either way. Both teams need something from this encounter and they have the quality to get them. My fear for Manchester City is how well they’ll approach this game. If City attack Roma like the way they have been playing all season, they might end up ... Read MoreThe post AMUNEKE’S UCL VERDICT appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Head coach of the Nigeria’s beach soccer team, nicknamed Super Sand Eagles, Coach Audu Adamu Ejor has announced his final squad of 10 players for the Copa Lagos 2014. Coach Ejor as popularly called, picked seven familiar faces and three debutantes for the 4th edition of the Beach soccer competition taking place from Friday December ... Read MoreThe post Nigeria Names Final Squad For Copa Lagos 2014 appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–Siasia says he wonâ€™t give up National U-23 Eagles invitee, Isaac Success may not get to honour the national invitation as Sporting Director of Granada, Juan Carlos Cordero has informed that the Spanish side will restrict the Nigerian star from attending the training camp organized by coach Samson Siasia. And to make matters worse, the ... Read MoreThe post U23 Eagles Camp: Granada Stop Isaac Success appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
–National U-23 Eagles coach says there wonâ€™t be clash in assignment National U-23 Eagles coach Samson Siasia has told Complete Sports that he is not foreseeing any clash with the nationâ€™s U-20 team over the invitation of Manchester City young star Kelechi Iheanacho as he confirmed that the former Golden Eaglets starâ€™s invitation has been ... Read MoreThe post Siasia: No Clash With U20 On Iheanacho Invitation appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.