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Goalkeepers in Africa find it difficult securing contracts with top European clubs – Dauda

Ghana goalkeeper Fatau Dauda admits it’s difficult for African shot-stoppers to win professional contracts in Europe. The veteran Ghanaian, who plays for Nigerian side Enyimba FC, reckons it’s practically impossible for goalkeepers to sign for top European clubs. A handfull of African goalkeepers find themselves in the elite leagues across Europe and Dauda says the situation is worrying. “It’s very …

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FC Cup Final: No Special Plans For Sanchez, Says Moses

Victor Moses has revealed that Chelsea have no specific plans to stop Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez in Saturday’s FA Cup final. Sanchez has been Arsenal’s most productive attacking player this season, scoring 29 goals and providing 15 assists, but his side have narrowly missed out on Champions League qualification by finishing fifth in the Premier League. Moses has become a …

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No Plans To Leave Manchester City -Iheanacho

Nigeria’s Kelechi Iheanacho insists he has no plans to leave Manchester City despite being a peripheral figure at the club. The Super Eagles player is being linked with the likes of Everton and West Ham United due to his lack of playing time at the Citizens, where he is clearly behind Gabriel Jesus and Sergio Aguero in the pecking order. …

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Corsica Coach Hails Super Eagles

.Says Nigeria Have Some Of The Best Emerging Talents In The World Coach of the Corsica national team Jean-Michel Cavalli has hailed the quality of players in the camp of tomorrow’s friendly opponent the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Speaking at the pre match conference Cavalli rated the players in the Nigerian team as some of the best talents in the …

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Baxter Name ‘Warriors’ For Nigeria Tie

New South Africa coach Stuart Baxter did not spring any surprises when he named his first squad in Johannesburg on Thursday. The Englishman, appointed earlier this month, said that he was looking for “warriors” for next month’s opening Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Nigeria. Baxter named 25 players for the match in Uyo on 10 June, a tough start …

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West Ham United Wants Success

West Ham United are keen on signing Watford’s Nigerian striker Isaac Success, according to a representative of the player. The Super Eagles man was a peripheral figure for Watford under manager Walter Mazzarri, who has since parted ways with the Premier League club, and he is seeking assurances that he will see more playing time next season. “’It is true …

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‘We Won’t Fail Corsica Test, Says Ezenwa

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa has promised a great game against the French Island of Corsica. The three-time African champions will confront the Islanders in Friday’s international friendly clash at the Stade Francois Coty, Ajaccio. Ezenwa said his teammates are in high spirit to give their very best performance against the Corsica senior team. “Training has been largely fun for …

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Moses Pulls Out Of Eagles Friendly Games

.To Focus On Fitness, Monaco Transfer Gent of Belgium forward Moses Simon has joined the likes of John Ogu, Olarewaju Kayode, Leon Balogun and Victor Osimhen in pulling out of the Super Eagles proposed friendly game against Corsica. Simon only returned to first time action on Sunday after missing two weeks with a hamstring injury picked up while playing for …

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Esom Kemakolam is champion of the 2nd RABIU ADEOLA U-12 SCRABBLE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Esom Kemakolam of Dansol School, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos emerged the overall winner of the 2nd edition of the Rabiu Adeola U-12 Scrabble Championship which held at the prestigious Lagos Country Club, Ikeja GRA on Tuesday. The competition which featured over 70 kids from 22 schools in Lagos and Ogun states was keenly contested by the participants who showed their mastery …

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Onigbinde pays tribute to Thunder Balogun’s wife

Former Super Eagles chief coach, Chief Adegboye Onigbinde, has paid a glowing tribute to the late wife of one of Nigeria’s biggest legendary players, Teslim ‘Thunder’ Balogun, as the family marks the 19th year memorial of her demise. Onigbinde, stated that, Alhaja Mulikat Balogun, was a great motivator to her late husband when he was an active Nigeria’s international footballer. …

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