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Osei Rules Out Tetteh Reunion

Chairman of the management committee of Black Satellites Wilfred Osei has ruled out working with the team’s head coach Sellas Tetteh in the future after their round of sixteen ouster. Tetteh, who led Ghana to a historic triumph in Egypt six years ago, has come under massive pressure following Ghana’s flat performance in New Zealand. A reported frosty relationship between …

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Germany Deserved Victory – Manu

Flying Eagles coach Manu Garba has conceded that Germany showed superiority over his team on Thursday and admits that the European champions deserved their 1-0 win in their U20 World Cup Round of 16 match. Germany progressed to face Mali on Sunday for a place in the semifinals, courtesy a 16th minute goal that many observers believe Nigeria’s keeper, Joshua …

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Germany Captain Admits Nigeria Affection

-Says Flying Eagles Are A Great Side One of the dramatic talking points from Thursday’s second round clash between Nigeria and Germany at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand was the affiliation the European champions’ captain, Kevin Akpoguma had with both countries, and how he admitted before kick-off that he still holds an affection for his father’s land …

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Flying Eagles Brave Cold Weather

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles had to battle the cold and wind for their first training at Ferrymead Park in Christchurch, as they continue training ahead of Thursday’s FIFA U-20 World Cup round of 16 clash against Germany. Tuesday night’s training was under floodlights under a cold chill with a strong wind. The temperature was put at a “warm” 16 degrees, but …

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Mohammed: I’ll Play Against Germany

-Flying Eagles Captain Overcomes Toothache Flying Eagles captain, Musa Mohammed has confirmed that he indeed had to see the dentist on Monday, due to a nagging toothache that has troubled him since the team’s training camp in Nurnberg, but says he will be ready to battle Germany on Thursday. With hours ticking away ahead of the ultimately pulsating encounter between …

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Success Pays Awoniyi $200

Granada of Spain rising star, Isaac Success has paid out a bonus of $200 to fellow-Flying Eagles striker Taiwo Awoniyi after the in-form attacker’s brace of goals against Hungary. Awoniyi is joint-top of the under-20 team’s chart, with two goals and two assists, while Godwin Saviour has two goals and an assist, with Success and Musa Yahaya having both scored …

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Sokari, Matthew Resume Training

Enyimba International of Aba midfielder Kingsley ‘Bobby’ Sokari and Ifeanyi Matthew from El Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri both trained with the Flying Eagles ahead of Thursday’s second round clash with Germany in Christchurch. Sokari suffered a knock on his ankle in the team’s final group game against Hungary and was replaced by Kelechi Iheanacho in the 82nd minute. He did …

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Toothache Stops Mohammed

Flying Eagles captain, Musa Mohammed will miss training with the team on Tuesday, as the dashing right-wing-back is suffering tooth ache and has to see the dentist. According to the Nigerian team’s doctor, Ozi Salami, Mohammed will not be part of the squad’s first training session at their new base in Christchurch, but says he should be back on Wednesday, …

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Flying Eagles Relocate

-Land In Christchurch For Germany Clash The under-20 national team, Flying Eagles have made another change of base, moving from New Plymouth to Christchurch, as Coach Manu Garba’s boys relocate ahead of Thursday’s second round match against Germany at the ongoing FFIA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. Information on offer from Nigeria Football Federation’s official website revealed that Coach …

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NFF Expect Victory Against Germany

–Delegation Leader Charges F’Eagles To Win Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) executive committee member and head of the country’s delegation to this year’s FIFA U-20 Wo9rld Cup in New Zealand, Ahmed Yusuf ‘Fresh’ has charged the Flying Eagles to go all out for victory in Thursday’s second round clash with Germany, in order to make their compatriots at home and abroad …

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