Home » FOOTBALL (page 10)

FOOTBALL

Pinnick Charges Eagles To Play With Passion

President of the Nigeria Football Federation and Member of the CAF Executive Committee, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick has charged the Super Eagles to commit heart, soul and spirit to Friday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against the Lions of Cameroon in Uyo. Six –pointer Nigeria are four points better than second –placed Cameroon, who arrive with the toga of ...

Read More »

Cameroon Tip Bassogog To Counter Moses

The arrival of Victor Moses into the Super Eagles’ camp is sending jitters into the Cameroon fold. A Cameroonian journalist who is apparently in Nigeria anchored his story on Tuesday’s publication in Nigeria’s newspaper, Sporting Sun which announced the arrival of the Chelsea star. That prompted the Cameroon web to go into analysis of a possible star war of Victor ...

Read More »

Adarabioyo To Join Sunderland On Loan

Nigeria born, Manchester city defender Tosin Adarabioyo is set to join English championship side Sunderland on loan. Manchester city is still looking to bring in two or more players before the transfer deadline, and they need to offload some players in order not to have an over bloated squad. Adarabioyo is listed for a move away from the club. Adarabioyo, ...

Read More »

Mikel Cautions Eagles Players Ahead Cameroon Clashes

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel has urged his troops to be focused when they face Cameroon in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. The Super Eagles will face off with the reigning Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) champions Cameroon in back to back World Cup qualification Group B matches. Nigeria will play host to the Indomitable Lions in Uyo on ...

Read More »

Cameroon Can Cope Without N’Jie, Ekambi, Says Broos

Cameroon head coach Hugo Broos believes that his side can cope without some of their key attackers against Nigeria. The reigning African champions will square off with Nigeria in back to back 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification Group B encounters. Cameroon attackers Clinton N’Jie and Karl Toko Ekambi have both been ruled out of the two matches due to injuries. ...

Read More »

Rohr Sure Of Enyeama’s Return To Super Eagles

Amidst doubts that former Super Eagles captain Vincent Enyeama will be back in the team, coach Gernot Rohr has re-confirmed he has received assurances that the goalkeeper is primed to return to the squad. Enyeama, who holds Nigeria’s appearance record of 101 caps, retired from the team in 2015 after a much publicized bust-up with former coach, Sunday Oliseh, and ...

Read More »

Moses Respects Cameroon, But Insists Nigeria Will Win

As the Super Eagles of Nigeria set to lock horns on Friday with the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, Nigerian midfielder Moses Simon says they respect Cameroon, but they want a win. The Super Eagles are at home hosting the reigning African champions eyeing their third win in their quest to book a spot in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in ...

Read More »

Rabiu Ali At Orphanage; Makes Case for Players’ Exemplary Conduct

Kano Pillars’ Rabiu Ali became the latest player that participated in the ‘Play with Compassion’ charity theme of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) anchored on the VAT Wonder Goal award. Winners of the VAT Wonder Goal which is supported by the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) nominate and visit charity organizations which receive half of the N150, 000 prize ...

Read More »

Rohr, Mikel Want Aggression Against Cameroon

Super Eagles Manager, Gennart Rohr, styled Technical Adviser by his employers, the NFF and team skipper John Mikel Obi seem to be on the same page as the d-day for the prestige World Cup qualifier against reigning African Champions, the Indomitable Lions reaches zero hour. SportsDay can authoritatively reveal that after one of the training sessions  Rohr and Mikel spoke ...

Read More »

Joel Obi In Serie A Team of the Week

Nigerian midfielder Joel Obi has been named in the Serie A Team of the week compiled by statistics website whoscored.com on Monday, SportsDay has gathered. Obi was on target in Torino’s 3-0 home win against Sassuolo in the Serie A during the weekend. The midfielder smashed in the third goal of the game in the 88 minute after striker Andrea ...

Read More »