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Danjuma, Ajibade Target U20 Women’s World Cup Final

Nigeria’s youth female national team, Falconets coach, Chris Danjuma and assistant captain, RasheedatAjibade have both spoken of their ambitions to reach the final of this year’s FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup in France. Danjuma gave the assertion in the wake of his side’s heroic draw with China on Monday, from a late equaliser by Ajibade, which was enough to take ...

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Genevieve Relishes Nigeria’s France 2018 Quarter-final Ticket

Nigerian movie diva, Genevieve Nnaji has added sweet words of celebration to the youth female national team, Falconets’ qualification for the quarterfinals of this year’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in France. In the wake of the Falconets’ narrow escape from the brink of elimination, before a 95th minute goal by RasheedatAjibade fetched a 1-1 draw against China on Monday, ...

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Omidiran, Sanusi State Delight With Falconets’ Cruise

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) women committee chairperson, Alhaja Ayo Omidiran and general-secretary of the body, Dr Mohammed Sanusi have both expressed delight with the Falconets’ qualification for the quarterfinal of the FFIA U20 Women’s World Cup in France. OmidiranandSanusi were both gleeful, after Rasheedat Ajibade’s late equaliser sent the team into the 9th edition oif the competition, following a 1-1 ...

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Mikel Downplays Worries Over His Injury Battles

Tianjin Teda of China midfielder, John Mikel Obi has doused growing concern over his injury status, as he insists he will be fit to star for the Super Eagles against Seychelles. With the Eagles’ next Africa Cup of Nations billed away in Seychelles on September 8, Nigerians are worried that the team’s captain will not be fit for the game, ...

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Joel Obi Cherishes Chievo Verona’s Ambitions

New arrival of Chievo Verona of Italy, Joel Chukwuma Obi has revealed that the biggest factor that encouraged him to accept a summer transfer offer from The Flying Donkeys was the fact that they are a very ambitious club. While stating his delight at joining the former club of Victor ObinnaNsofor and Stephen AyodeleMakinwa, after three years with AS Torino, ...

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Emenike Loses Qatar Offer, Anichebe Steps In

Former Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike has missed out on an opportunity of a summer transfer to Qatar, as he had to go for surgery instead. After failing to play all through last season at Las Palmas of Spain and then got released by Olympiakos of Greece, Emenike opted to quickly go under the surgeon’s knife, but his healing could ...

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Musa Pledges To Rain More Goals For Al Nassr

New arrival at Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia, Ahmed Musa has declared that more goals are coming off his boots in the coming days, following his superlative strike on his debut for the club in the Arab Champions League. Musa got off the bench to send his club’s fans into ecstasy away to Al Jazira of United Arab Emirates, but ...

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Aaron Samuel Leaves CSKA After Mutual Agreement

CSKA Moscow of Russia will not have the services of former Super Eagls striker, Aaron Samuel Olanere this season, as he has called it quit with the team he joined after an initial period on loan. Though Samuel arrived from China with so much promise, his days with the army-owned club never blossomed and, after playing a while away on ...

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Manu Talks Tough, After MRI Scans Axe 15 Eaglets

Cadet national team, Golden Eaglets coach, Manu Garba is talking tough, despite the obvious changes he has to make to his squad, after the elimination of 15 players through the much-feared Magnetic Resonance Imagery (MRI) scans. Though Manu admits the players who were disqualified by MRI scans were some of those he had been relying on to make an impact ...

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English Footballer Scores Stomach Goal For One Of The Oddest Goals In Recent Memory

Tyler Lauletta England tomach goalLauren Hemp already had two goals on the day when she scored with her side for a hat trick to lead England to a 6-1 win over Mexico at the U20 Women’s World Cup.FIFATV / YouTube English forward Lauren Hemp scored an impressive goal with her stomach at the U20 Women’s World Cup for a hat-trick ...

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