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Etebo: Nations Cup Ticket Will Make Nigerians Proud

Stoke City of England midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo has added his voice to the growing expectation of Nigeria’s qualification for the Africa Cup of Nations, and says achieving the feat would make the country proud. Etebo said all players in the Eagles are determined to keep doing well in the remaining matches, not just against Libya, because all of them are …

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Akinwunmi: We Are Closer To AFCON 2019 Ticket

First vice-president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi has expressed a high level of excitement over the spirit inside the country’s national team’s camp, as he says the Super Eagles are closer to picking a ticket to next year’s Africa Cup of Nations. Akinwunmi, who was the head of Nigeria’s delegation to Tuesday’s reverse fixture against Libya in …

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NFF Scribe Praises Eagles’ New Sense Of Commitment

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) general-secretary, Dr Sanusi Mohammed has praised what he calls a new sense of commitment among players of the Super Eagles, as he says they are all determined to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Sanusi said it is heartwarming to see that the current set of players in the Nigerian national team are not …

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Aina Admits Inspiration From Eagles’ Talented Youngsters

AS Torino of Italy defender, Ola Aina has disclosed that the array of young yet talented players in the Super Eagles made it easier for him to settle down with the squad. Aina, who is on loan at Torino from Chelsea, said he has been able to get his form in the Eagles, and feel a lot more comfortable with …

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‘Nothing Special About Rohr’ – Dosu Joesph compares Nigeria coach To Keshi

The German handler is working to guide the west Africans to the continental tourney in Cameroon after the country missed out on the last two editions Ex-Nigeria goalkeeper Dosu Joseph says that there is no difference between the current Super Eagles handler Gernot Rohr and his predecessors. Rohr’s work in the national team has earned him lots of plaudits since …

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Crédit Agricole Named National Supporter of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™

FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) have announced the signing of Crédit Agricole – the market leader in cooperative and mutual banking in France –as a National Supporter of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019, taking place in nine Host Cities all over France next summer, from 7 June to 7 July. By supporting the biggest single-sport women’s event …

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How England Decimatec Spain Away From Home

Gareth Southgate praised his “incredible” players yesterday after England won in Spain for the first time in 31 years. The Three Lions beat their hosts 3-2 in Seville thanks to a first-half performance that at times bordered on the make-believe. An experienced Spanish defence was torn apart by a young England attack that combined pace with precision and power. Raheem …

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Aaron Samuel Relishes Beitar Jerusalem Deal

New arrival at Beitar Jerusalem of Israel, Aaron Samuel Olanere has admitted the dep level of delight he has over the late move, as he believes it is the chance for him to finally prove his mettle. The all-action striker admits his career has been oscillating since recent stillborn efforts in China as well at the Russian duo of CSKA …

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Ighalo Thanks Critical Fans For Waking Him Up

Changchun Yatai of China striker, Odion Jude Ighalo has surprisingly thanked insatiable Nigerian soccer fans for the pressure they put on him during his barren spell in front of goal with the Super Eagles, as he says their critical comments about his form helped him get better. After firing home his first hat-trick with the Eagles, in Saturday’s Africa Cup …

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Eagles Land In Sfax, Onazi Abdulahi Left

…Team In High Spirit, Dollar Rain For Libyans The Super Eagles have landed in the Tunisian city of Sfax, ahead of the second leg clash with the Knights of Libya on Tuesday. The team is reportedly in high spirit ahead of the encounter. Sfax has become the home of the Libyans since security situation deteriorated after the brutal assassination of …

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