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Babayaro Hints About Over-aged Opponents

Nigeria’s back-up goalkeeper in the under-23 team that won gold at Atlanta ’96 Olympics, Emmanuel Babayaro has hinted that a possible explanation of the recent slump of the under-17 national team, Golden Eaglets at the 2015 African U-17 Championship could be due to the presence of over-aged players in their opposing squads. Although Babayaro, who was also part of the …

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Osimhen Gets Individual Victory

In spite of the Golden Eaglets’ inability to return home with the trophy from the recent African U-17 Championship in Niger Republic, one of the team’s players, Victor Osimhen had a personal satisfaction of emerging top scorer.. Though the Nigerian kids failed to impress collectively, their fans all across the world would hold to a consolation that the outing in …

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Dimeji Lawal Wants World Cup Focus

As the search continues for explanations of the Golden Eaglets’ poor outing at the recent African U-17 Championship in Niger Republic, with attempts to also proffer suggestions on the way towards a revival for the squad, a member of the maiden outfit that won the FIFA U-16 World Cup at China ’85, Dimeji Mohammed Lawal says it is time to …

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Give Them Second Chance – Marshal

Fast-rising players’ manager, Marshal Mbre has sent out a charge to Nigerian football fans and stakeholders to avoid calling for the heads of Golden Eaglets coach, Emmanuel Amuneke and his players, despite their failure at the recent African U-17 Championship in Niger Republic. Rather than castigate the coach and players for their inability to win the trophy or even get …

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Time To Plug Loopholes – Ugbade

A member of the current coaching crew of the under-20 national team, Flying Eagles, Nduka Ugbade has added his voice to ongoing comments about the poor outing of the Golden Eaglets at the African U-17 Championship, with a view that now is the time to plug all loopholes spotted in the squad during the competition in Niger Republic. Ugbade, who …

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NFF Officials Go Philosophical

-Sanusi Declares: This Is An Act Of God -Akinwunmi: Wake-up Call For Others Two top officials of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) opted for philosophical explanations of the Golden Eaglets’ poor outing at the African U-17 Championship in Niger Republic, as director of competitions, Mohammed Sanusi says it was due to ill-luck, while first vice-president of the soccer governing body, Barrister …

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