Manu Garba insists that the Flying Eagles are in New Zealand only for the FIFA U-20 World Cup trophy. The Nigeria coach told the Nigeria Football Federation website that he and his team are intent on making history by becoming the first Nigerian team to win the title. Â Nigeria were beaten finalists in 1989 ... Read More
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By Sab Osuji: Super Eagles goalkeeper trainer, Ike Shorunmu has cleared the air on the absence of Hapoel Be’er Sheva of Israel goaltender, Austin Ejide from the list of foreign based players announced by coach Stephen Keshi for camping ahead the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Chad slated for Kaduna next ... Read More
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By Bmidele Boluwaji: CSKA Moscow forward, Ahmed Musa has declared that he will be available to help Nigeria when she host Chad on June 13 in a 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier scheduled to hold in Kaduna, Complete Sports can report. The former VVV Venlo winger who is among the fifteen foreign based players ... Read More
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Former national team player, Wasiu Ipaye recounts how Nigeria’s U-20 Flying Eagles lost to Brazil at the Moscow ’89 FIFA U20 World Cup. In this interview, the ex-international advises the current Flying Eagles featuring in the 2015 edition to have confidence in themselves and face the Brazilians with a sense of purpose: that they are ... Read More
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By Nurudeen Obalola: 1 How will the Flying Eagles fare against Brazil? Technically, the FIFA U-20 World Cup match between Nigeria and Brazil is on Monday morning Nigerian time, so just beyond the weekend. But it is at 2am, which is still Sunday night, so this can be included in the weekend, right? Anyway, as ... Read More
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Heartland of Owerri have denied any wrongdoing in the allegations levelled against them by goalkeeper . Spokesman of the club, Cajethan Nkwopara, admitted the goalkeeper sustained the injury when they went to honour a league match against Enyimba in Aba last year. He however said the club took care of the medical expenses and even ... Read More
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Moses Simon has said he hopes to get his shooting boots firing again at the U20 World Cup after he last scored for Belgian champions Gent on April 5. Simon and Granada striker Isaac Success were the last players to join the rest of the Nigeria squad for the World Cup in New Plymouth Wednesday ... Read More
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Could you describe how you felt when the news broke to you that you were called up to the national team for next month’s AFCON qualifiers against Chad and Tanzania? It’s a feeling that will stay with me for a very long time because it has always been my dream to represent my country at ... Read More
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—Sporting Lisbon Also Interested In New Eagle By Johnny Edward: Estoril midfielder Anderson Esiti is 95 percent close to joining French giants Monaco, completesportsnigeria.com has exclusively gathered. Esiti, who has been called up for the Super Eagles AFCON qualifier against Chad next month, has also attracted interest from Sporting Lisbon according to his representative Paul ... Read More
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Former Super Eagles defender, Friday Elaho believes in this interview with BAMIDELE BOLUWAJI, that the duo of Flying Eagles stars Kelechi Iheanacho and Taiwo Awoniyi have what it takes to be promoted to the senior national team, after the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. The USA ’94 World Cup hero also warns Coach ... Read More
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Dinamo Moscow are on the verge of signing Fenerbahçe striker Emmanuel Emenike according to Haber 7. The Nigerian international has fallen out of favour with Fenerbahçe fans and the board after a poor season by his standards. Emenike only scored five goals all season despite playing predominantly as the teams first choice striker. Emenike was ... Read More
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Manchester City starlet Kelechi Iheanacho has said he hopes the Flying Eagles match the high expectations from Nigerians at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. The African champions are drawn against five-time winners Brazil, North Korea and Hungary in the first round of the tournament, which starts this weekend. They play their first ... Read More
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FIFA will officially welcome the Nigeria delegation led by Nigeria Football Federation executive committee member Ahmed Yusuf â€˜Freshâ€™ to the FIFA U-20 World Cup on Friday, the NFF website announced on Thursday. The reception will be at 10am local time and the Flying Eagles players and officials will be informed about the rules and conduct ... Read More
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…Put Omokaro In Temporary Charge By Sab Osuji: Nigeria Premier League side, Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan, have parted company with their head coach Frank Howard, completesportsnigeria.com reports. Howard was eased out on Thursday in what top hierarchy of the club described as an effort to reposition the club. 3SC have had a torrid ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Dordrecht's Nigerian defender William Troost-Ekong has told completesportsnigeria.com that he will join the Super Eagles camp next Monday.â€‹ Troost-Ekong who is in the frame to make his international debut for Nigeria however refused to speak on invitation to the national team ahead of the June 13 AFCON clash against Chad. "I will be in ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Hull City have retained the services of their Nigerian player Sone Aluko after the club decided to release some of their senior players. This was made known by the club’s official website hullcitytigers.com, today Thursday May 28. On Sunday, Hull City were relegated from the English Premier League after they played 0-0 ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: Former Nigeria international Victor Ikpeba has tipped the Flying Eagles for the semi-finals of this year’s U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. SpeakingÂ as a guest analystÂ on SuperSport’s MondayÂ Night Football, Ikpeba praised the team for the brand of football they play. “Expectation is very high, but it can be dangerous too,” Ikpeba stated. ... Read More
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By James Agberebi: The Super Falcons played out a 0-0 draw against the hosts of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Canada in an international friendly match on Monday night. The game which was played in Canada, is part of the tune up games for both teams before the tournament kicks off on 6 June. ... Read More
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Nigerian Â boxers will not be at the next AIBA World Boxing Championships slated for Doha, Qatar betweenÂ October 15-18, Complete Sports can report this morning. Despite the fact that the championship is a qualification tournament for 2016 Olympic Games, Nigerian Boxing Federation (NBF) is not moved. The cash-strapped federation is still grappling with the big task ... Read More
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Jordon Ibe has been withdrawn from England’s U20 squad for the Toulon tournament. Ibe, 19, was the highest profile member of the squad manager Aidy Boothroyd unveiled last Friday for the tournament which runsÂ from Wednesday to June 7. England have been drawn in a group with Morocco, China, Ivory Coast and Mexico. Liverpool regard Ibe ... Read More
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