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Aina Makes U-Turn, To Ditch England For Nigeria

Chelsea youngster Ola Aina is wanted by Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr as he considers his international future with England. The 20-year-old was born in London and has made dozens of appearances for England at youth level, but a lack of appearances at Chelsea is hindering his chances of further progress. He has left himself out of the picture for England’s …

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Iwobi Blast Arsenal Fans

Following Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Senegal on Thursday night, Alex Iwobi labelled Arsenal fans as ‘impatient’ and insisted that the team don’t pay attention to banners. Arsenal’s #WengerOut banner brigade have been out in full force recently, waving their A4 pieces over paper around and paying actual money to have planes fly over the Hawthorns. Much like the rest of …

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Sunderland Need Anichebe In Relegation Battle- Moyes

Sunderland AFC manager and head coach David Moyes says the club are in need of Nigeria international Victor Anichebe’s services. The striker has been out nursing an injury which he sustained in January 2017 and he been undergoing his rehabilitation in the United States of America (U.S.A). “We hope that Victor could be back and maybe Catts (Lee Cattermole),” Moyes …

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Lakers Finalizes Two-Year Deal With Nwaba

David Nwaba has had a gradual growing basketball career from small divisions to playing Pro. The 24 year old who plays the position of guard is considered one of the best defensive players. He would join other Africans like Ibrahim Juwon who’ve played professional basketball. We congratulate David on his new signing and wish him a great season. After the …

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Akpeyi, Ezenwa Can Stop Senegal, Says Dosu

Former Nigeria international Dosu Joseph believes either of Daniel Akpeyi or Ikechuhwu Ezenwa is capable of keeping Senegal at bay. With first choice shot-stopper, Carl Ikeme ruled out of the clash due to injury, Gernot Rohr has invited relatively unknown Tope Okeowo to add to the duo of Akpeyi and Ezenwa who arrived camp late due to visa issues. “I …

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Eagles Must Prove Worth Against Senegal- Babayaro

Former Nigeria international Emmanuel Babayaro has urge the Super Eagles to prove their worth in today’s international friendly match against Senegal. Gernot Rohr’s men face the Teranga Lions at the Hive before taking on Burkina Faso three days later at the same venue ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifier and 2018 World Cup qualifier. “As far as …

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Eagles Call-Up Excites Okeowo

Tope Okeowo of non-league English side Peckham United has expressed joy at his call-up to the Super Eagles’ Crowne Plaza Camp. Okeowo was on Wednesday handed a late call-up to the Super Eagles camp ahead of the international friendly games against Senegal and Burkina Faso. The Super Eagles’ gaffer, Gernot Rohr, handed a late call-up to relatively unknown goalkeeper Okeowo …

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Ahead African Youth Championship In Gabon: Black Starlets To Camp In Nigeria

The Starlets will begin preparations for the Africa Youth Champions which will start in the second week of April. Ghana failed to make impact in the last edition and Coach Paa Kwesi Fabien will be hoping to redeem the nation’s pedigree at the youth level. According to information on the local media the team have decided to camp in Nigeria …

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No More Friendlies Super Eagles in 2017 – Pachon

Nigeria may not play another friendly match in 2017 the NFF’s FIFA Match Agent, Jairo Pachon has suggested. Pachon , whose Eurodata Sport company arranged the friendlies against Senegal and Burkina Faso this month had also been responsible for negotiating international Exhibition games and invitation tournaments for other Nigeria national teams. Speaking with footballlive.ng on Wednesday, the match agent stressed …

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5000 Schools Battle For 2017 COPA Coca-Cola Title

Lovers and followers of the COPA Coca-Cola U-15 football tournament have so much to look out for at this year’s edition of the competition, which will see 5,000 secondary schools across Nigeria battle for the first place, in a competition that promises an amazing football experience. Briefing newsmen in Lagos on the 2017 edition, the Marketing Director, Coca-Cola Nigeria, Patricia …

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