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NIGERIA VERSUS DR CONGO: Ambrose To Pair Troost-Ekong

-Sequel To Oboabona’s Visa Troubles -Enyeama, Shehu Finally Arrive Camp A glimpse has emerged of the likely starting line-up Super Eagles head coach, Sunday Oliseh will employ for Thursday’s international friendly against Democratic Republic of Congo in Vise, Belgium, with Celtic of Scotland defender, Efe Ambrose set to pair Norway-based William Troost-Ekong in central defence. This is sequel to the …

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Iwobi Signs New Arsenal Contract

Barely 24 hours after reports emerged about Arsenal of England kid, Alex Iwobi planning a loan exit from the London club, the youngster has sensationally signed a long term deal with The Gunners. Iwobi, who is set to debut for the Super Eagles against DR Congo in an international friendly on Thursday, had spoken of his desire to gain regular …

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Glo Urges Falconets To Beat Congo

Major sponsor of Nigeria’s national football teams, Globacom, has asked the junior national women team, Falconets, to complete the job they started in Congo a fortnight ago as they lock horns with their Congolese counterparts this weekend in Abuja. Two quick goals from Chinaza Uchendu and Chinwendu Ihezuo saw the Falconets defeat the Congolese 2-1 in a Chile 2016 FIFA …

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Eaglets, Argentina Friendly Postponed

-Storm Forces Shift Of Match To Wednesday The much-talked about international friendly between the under-17 national team, Golden Eaglets and Argentina’s cadet squad will now hold this Wednesday, after the initial schedule for Tuesday had to be shifted due to bad weather at match venue in Buenos Aires. A report on the official website of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) disclosed …

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Injury Stops DR Congo Star

Democratic Republic of Congo will be without one of their star players for Thursday’s international friendly against Nigeria, as injury has knocked out Paul-Jose Mpoku from the encounter in Vise, Belgium. Information on offer from the Central African country’s team camp less than 48 hours to kick off revealed that the Chievo Verona of Italy winger, who is on loan …

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Ajayi Wants Volleyball League

National indoor volleyball coach, Samuel Ajayi has appealed to the stakeholders in the game to find means of launching National Volleyball League and other championships to help the growth of the game in Nigeria. Volleyball was one of the sports Nigeria took to Congo Brazzaville to participate in the just concluded All Africa Games but unfortunately the game did not …

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Belgium Camp Training Excites Onazi

SS Lazio of Italy midfielder, Eddy Ogenyi Onazi has stated delight with the Super Eagles’ training regime at their base in Belgium, ahead of Thursday’s international friendly against DR Congo. Speaking against the back drop of his return to the Nigerian national team, after a two match ban on account of a red card against Chad, Onazi said he has …

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Oshaniwa Expects Eagles Recall

Hearts of Scotland defender, Juwon Oshaniwa has expressed a strong ray of hope that he will soon get a recall to the Super Eagles, as he says a number of officials have been in touch with him. In apparent boost to his morale after missing the Eagles’ double-header international friendliest against DR Congo this Thursday and Cameroun on Sunday, the …

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Ighalo Ready For DR Congo, Cameroun

-Watford Striker Makes No Promises Watford of England striker, Odion Jude Ighalo says he is ready for Thursday’s international friendly of the Super Eagles against Democratic Republic of Congo and the one with Cameroun on Sunday, but refused to make any promises for his personal efforts in both games. All Nigerians will expect the former Julius Berger FC of Lagos, …

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Eaglets Won’t Relax – Amuneke

Under-17 national team, Golden Eaglets coach, Emmanuel Amuneke has admitted that the training regime he has outlined for his players is very strenuous, but says he does not intend to relax, as it is the best way to prepare them towards winning the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile. Speaking against the backdrop of the Eaglets’ preparation for their first …

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