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Iheanacho, Bulbwa Give Cancer Patients Cash

-During Visit To Plymouth Hospital A handful of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles stars on Tuesday managed to put aside worries over their 4-2 loss to Brazil at the FIFA U-20 World Cup, as they expressed their charitable sides in handing cash to cancer patients during a visit to New Plymouth Hospital. The Flying Eagles’ visit to the children’s ward of the ...

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Success, Ifeanyi Miss Training

Nigeria’s hopes for a revival at the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand received a setback on Tuesday, as two of the Flying Eagles’ players that starred in the 4-2 loss to Brazil on Monday, Success Isaac and Ifeanyi Matthew were missing from training at Manukorihi Park was highly spirited. Success, who on Monday became the first Nigerian ...

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Mohammed: We Shall Bounce Back

Flying Eagles led by skipper Musa Mohammed have vowed to get their U20 World Cup campaign back on track with a win in Thursday’s Group E clash against North Korea after a loss to Brazil. The African champions fell 4-2 to five-time champions Brazil in their opening group game on Monday. “We wish to apologise to Nigerians that we lost ...

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Boschilia: How I Wrecked Nigeria

-After Freak Goal Against Flying Eagles Although many Nigerians would argue that Brazil’s last goal in Monday’s 4-2 drubbing of the Flying Eagles was a ‘fluke effort’ that goalkeeper Joshua Enaholo only misjudged and was helped into the net by the post, the scorer, Boschilia insists it was actually made possible by instructions from his coach. In their second game ...

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Manu Promises Flying Eagles Fight Back

Coach Manu Garba has said his team will fight back into contention in the U20 World Cup after they fell 4-2 to five-time winners Brazil in an opening group game on Monday. They face North Korea on Thursday, before they take on Hungary in a final group game at the weekend. “It was a very disappointing result but I never ...

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Yahaya Impresses At U20 W/Cup

Tottenham Hotspur have a number of promising young players on their books, but one who may have slipped under the radar is 17-year-old Musa Yahaya, who agreed a deal to sign for Spurs back in 2014 and is currently waiting for a work permit in order to move to England. The left winger has previously trained with Tottenham in North ...

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Nigeria Now Capable Of Winning WCup-Pascal

Former Super Eagles striker Patrick Pascal is optimistic that the Flying Eagles can break the jinx and win the FIFA Under-20 World Cup for the first time even as the Flying Eagles lost to Brazil Monday morning. Pascal, who is the coordinator of the Super Eagles that the present class of 2015 have all it takes to go all the ...

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Iorfa Could Return To England Line-Up

Wolves’ defender Dominic Iorfa could return to the starting line-up on Wednesday as England U20 look for a second straight win in the Toulon tournament. Iorfa missed the 2-1 victory against Ivory Coast on Saturday after he was sent off in England’s opening 3-3 draw with Morocco last week. But the 19-year-old stopper could line-up again for the Young Lions ...

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Tetteh Sees Open Contest In Group B

Ghana U20 national team head coach, Sellas Tetteh, is now envisaging an “open” contest in Group B of the FIFA U20 World Cup in New Zealand. Tetteh’s summation of their group stems from the opening matches which saw Ghana battle back from a goal down to draw 1-1 with Autria while Panama surprisingly rallied to a 2-2 draw with Argentina. ...

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Handshake For Peace Strengthened At New Zealand

The Handshake for Peace initiative between FIFA and the Nobel Peace Center has been playing a prominent role in the early matches at the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015. This powerful gesture of friendship and respect, the significance of which was underlined in a video at the recent FIFA Congress, has now been on show in matches involving ...

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