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Onazi Targets Redemption Time At Russia 2018

Trabzonspor of Turkey midfielder, Eddy Ogenyi Onazi has disclosed that he would be targeting a redemption of sort at this year’s World Cup, as he wants to correct all the errors he committed during his maiden outing in Brazil. It was four years ago that the then SS Lazio of Italy star debuted at the Mundial and, as he is ...

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Moses Shits Attention Towards World Cup Quest

Chelsea right-wing-back, Victor Moses says he has turned his focus fully on this year’s World Cup, and hopes to take the winning aura from The Blues’ FA Cup success into action with the Super Eagles. Moses said he is happy to end the season with silverware at his club, which he believes can now rub off on his outings with ...

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Rohr Plans To Drop 5 After Monday’s Match

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr is making plans to cut his provisional team list after Monday’s friendly against DR Congo, such that a clearer picture of his final squad to the World Cup would appear before they play England at Wembley Stadium, London. This follows feelers from the Eagles’ camp in Uyo that Rohr will drop five players from ...

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Joshua Set To Watch England, Nigeria Friendly

Nigerian-born British world heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Olaseni Oluwafemi Joshua will be in the stands next Friday, to watch his parents’ country tango his nation of birth in an international friendly football match at Wembley Stadium. The report out of Queensland indicates that Joshua will take his seat in the stands for The Three Lions’ home friendly against the Super ...

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Iheanacho: We’re In Very Difficult Group

Leicester City of England attacker, Kelechi Iheanacho has added his voice to permutations about the Super Eagles’ chances of getting to the second round at Russia 2018, and admits it will not be easy, because they are in a difficult group. While acknowledging that playing their last game against Argentina is a relief, Iheanacho also noted that the match would ...

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Mikel: We’ll Take Matches One At Each Time

Tianjin Teda of China star, John Mikel Obi has declared that the Super Eagles will not think about playing against Argentina before their first two matches at the World Cup against Croatia and Iceland, as he says they must not put the cart before the horse. While reflecting on Nigeria’s chances of making history in Russia, the Eagles captain said ...

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Dalung Says FG Has Plans To Rejuvenate School Sports

Sports minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung has disclosed that the federal government has set plans in motion to ensure it rejuvenates to rejuvenate schools sports, which he says is almost dead in the country. The minister also said the sports ministry would create a unit for Nigerian athletes in the Diaspora and disclosed that he was not happy with activities of ...

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Akinwunmi Worries Over Heart Failures In Women’s League

First vice-president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi has expressed worry over frequent cases of heart failure affecting players during matches of Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL). Akinwunnmi, who is also chairman of Lagos State Football Association, reasoned that more effort is need on the part of the medical crews all clubs in the women’s league, in order ...

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Dikko Explains ‘Football Town Hall’ In Port Harcourt

Second vice-president, of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), ShehuDikko says the soccer body has concluded plans for a massive Town Hall event that will bring together various stakeholders of the game in Port Harcourt. Billed for Hotel Le Meridien (Ogeyi Place) in the Garden City, Dikko said the event will present an opportunity for administrators, partners and sponsors of the NFF, ...

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FIFA Museum To Host Major Exhibition At Hyundai Motorstudio

For the duration of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, the Hyundai Motorstudio on New Arbat Avenue in Moscow will host a major exhibition staged by the FIFA World Football Museum. Presented by FIFA Partner Hyundai, The History Makers will open on 9 June, five days before the tournament kicks off, and will run until 20 July, five days after ...

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