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Falconets Will Overcome Tanzania In Dar es Salaam – Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki believes the Falconets have what it takes to defeat their Tanzanian counterparts in the return leg of the 2018 Women’s U-20 World Cup qualifier. Obaseki, who rewarded the team with a cash of N5 million after defeating Tanzania 3-0 at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium on Saturday, stated that coach Christopher Danjuma’s team would make Nigeria ...

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WAFU Cup: Salisu Heaps Praises On Home Based Eagles

Nigeria’s home-Eagles head coach, Salisu Yusif has praised the efficiency of his team as they beat hosts Ghana 2-0 on Monday, in their last Group A match to reach the last four of the ongoing 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations. Second half goals from Anthony Okpotu and Peter Moses in a spate of three minutes swiftly improved their fortunes. Nigeria ...

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Zambia Will Beat Nigeria – Malitoli

Zambia legend, Mordon Malitoli is hoping the Copper Bullets will cause a major upset and beat the Super Eagles in October’s World Cup qualifier in Uyo. The former Nkana FC and RoPS defender, who was a key member of the Zambian squad that lost 2-1 to Nigeria in the final of the 1994 African Cup of Nations, was very positive ...

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Solanke Nominated For Golden Boy Award

.Nwakali Missed Out Turin based sports daily Tuttosport has announced the nominees for the 2017 Golden Boy, an award for the best footballer in Europe under the age of 21. Liverpool striker Dominic Solanke is in the running for the prestigious award along with 24 other talented young stars. The nominees include Gianluigi Donnarumma (AC Milan), Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City), ...

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Nigeria Will Beat Zambia Again, Says Akinwumi

The 1st Vice-President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Seyi Akinwumi, has assured fans that the Super Eagles will defeat Zambia in the return leg of their 2018 World Cup qualifier in Uyo in October. Akinwumi said the NFF was impressed with the performance of the Eagles in the World Cup qualifying games, which earned the team 10 points from four ...

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Uyo To Host Eagles, Zambia Match

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has retained Uyo as host of the 2018 World Cup qualifier between the Super Eagles and Zambia despite the recent clashes involving the Military and the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) in the neighboring Aba. Some football followers recently raised questions on the suitability of Uyo for the game in view of the crisis in ...

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Obaseki Rewards Falconets, Tanzania Players

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, at the weekend hosted the victorious Nigeria Under-20 women’s team, the Falconets and their Tanzanian counterparts to an elaborate dinner at the Government House in Benin City, to foster strong brotherly relationship between the Edo people and their guests. Obaseki who cheered the Falconets to a 3-0 victory over the Tanzanians at ...

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Balogun Debunks ‘Injury’ Reports’

Super Eagles and Mainz 05 of Germany defender Leon Balogun has dispelled speculations in a section of the sporting press that he is nursing an injury that may stop him from Nigeria’s crucial Russia 2018 qualifying match against Zambia on October 7 in Uyo Speaking to AOIFootball.com after his German Bundesliga game at the weekend, the former Damstadt FC defender ...

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Nigeria’s Sports On The Rise, Says Dalung

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung believes that the country’s sports are gradually bouncing back into reckoning with the latest successes being recorded by some sports federations. According to a press release from the ministry, Dalung made the remark while eulogizing the Nigerian men’s basketball team, the D’Tigers for emerging as runners up at the FIBA Men’s AfroBasket ...

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Obinna Expected To Make Cape Town Debut This Week

Cape Town City FC are confident that newly acquired Nigerian marksman Victor Obinna will make his first appearance for the club this week. The Citizens are scheduled to take on Orlando Pirates at the Orlando Stadium on Tuesday night, followed by a home match with Polokwane City on Friday evening. Club boss John Comitis has said that the chances of ...

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