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Egwuekwe: We Must Beat South Africa

Warri Wolves of Delta State defender, Azubuike Egwuekwe has declared emphatically that he and his national teammates will not take their March 29 international friendly against South frica lightly, as they want to win the encounter. While the watching world will take the match in Nelspruit as a ‘mere friendly’ between the two rival teams, Egwuekwe recounted how Bafana Bafana …

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Ogba Rewards SportsDay Football Team

-Promises Cash, New Sports Kits Chairman/publisher of SportsDay Newspaper, Evangelist Solomon Ogba on Monday received trophies won by the company’s football team (Ogba Millionaires) in the past editions of Lagos SWAN Cup and NUJ Games. Receiving the SWAN and NUJ trophies from the CEO and Super eagles Media Officer, Ben Alaiya, Editor of SportsDay Newspaper, Sam O’Femi Olusetire and the …

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Henty Celebrates In Slovenia

Slovenia-based fast-rising youngster, Ezekiel Henry (Henty) is still basking in euphoria and says he is exuding ‘positive anger,’ following his first goal ever for title chasing Olimpija Ljubljana, as they won 3-1 against his former club, Gorica. The youngster, who is on loan from AC Milan of Italy, said he is happy that his aspirations came true quickly, as it …

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Tetteh Warns Manu’s Team

Ghana’s under-20 national team, Black Satellites coach, Sellas Tetteh has issued a warning to Nigerian counterpart, Manu Garba to be wary of his lads in this Wednesday’s first semi-final of the ongoing African Youth Championship (AYC) in Senegal. Although Tetteh’s side came out second best in two recent international friendlies against Manu’s Flying Eagles, as they first drew 2-2 in …

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Willy Bazuaye Is Dead

-As Laloko Clocks 70 Under-23 national team pioneer coach, Willy Bazuaye is dead, as the veteran former tactician of Insurance FC of Benin City passed away on Monday at University of Benin Teaching Hospital at the age of 80. Bazuaye was part of the backroom staff as an assistant coach when Dream Team 1 won Olympic gold in Atlanta ’96, …

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United Silence Spurs

-Win 3-0 At Old Trafford Manchester United put a huge dent in Tottenham Hotspur’s hopes of finishing in the English Premier League’s top four, with a comfortable 3-0 win at Old Trafford yesterday.—TURN TO PAGE 11— Enyeama’s 100th Cap Beats Yobo’s Lille Metropole of France goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama will have a better personal record, in terms of age, than former …

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Martins, Emeghara Score In MLS

-As Ideye, Babangida, Ajagun Also Celebrate An uncanny situation occurred in Americas’ Major League Soccer (MLS) at the weekend, as two Nigerian strikers scored at opposing ends in the same match, with Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins (Obagol) on song for Seattle Sounders, while Innocent Emeghara hit target for San Jose Earthquake. However, it was Nigerian-born Emeghara, who plays for Switzerland’s national …

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Agbetu Appreciates His Fans

Le Havre of France striker, Akeem Oriyomi Agbetu has sent out words of appreciation to his teeming fans, who the former Flying Eagles star says have motivated him over the years. Though the once vibrant player is now seemingly outside the top spotlight of European football, despite his quest for a revival in the French lower division, Agbetu says the …

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AYC Trophy Still In Sight – Idowu

Under-20 national team, Flying Eagles midfielder, Akinjide Idowu has declared that he and his teammates still have their sight well placed on carting home the trophy at this year’s African Youth Championship (AYC), despite Saturday’s 2-2 draw against Cote d’Ivoire. The draw in the Senegalese city of Mbour appeared to have left a dent on the capabilities of Coach Manu …

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Siasia’s Team Target Senegal 2015

The under-23 national team will no longer set their sight of going to Congo DR for this year’s African U-23 Championship, Rio 2016 Olympics qualifier, as Senegal have now stepped in as hosts of the competition. The U23s, handled by Beijing 2008 Olympics silver-winning coach, Samson Yebowei Siasia are currently involved in qualifiers for both the continental championship and the …

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