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2017 AFCON QUALIFIERS: Ogu Eager To Replicate Club Form

Hapoel Be’er Sheva of Israel midfielder John Ugochukwu Ogu says he hopes to carry on his good form from Israel to the Super Eagles, when they face Le Sao of Chad in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier next weekend in Kaduna. The 27-year old was outstanding in his maiden season in Israel, playing 33 times in all competitions and ...

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Ighalo Eyes First Eagles Goal

Watford of England striker, Odion Jude Ighalo says he feels excited to be back to the Super Eagles fold, after a successful season in England and wants to cap his return with his first international goal. He further revealed that he has put the disappointment of not living up to the hype against Uganda and South Africa, when he was ...

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Eaglets Beat Super Lions 3-0

Golden Eaglets continued their impressive build up to next week’s Suwon International 4-Nation Invitational Tournament after a 3-0 win against Super Loins of Suleja at the NFF\FIFA Goal Project pitch in Abuja on Wednesday. The win was Golden Eaglets’ third in as many matches since resuming camping a fortnight ago with three first half goals by Kelechi Nwakali, Taofeek Jibril ...

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Chukwumerije Taekwondo Workshop Starts

The 5th Chika Chukwumerije Sports Foundation (CCSF) Taekwondo Training Workshop begins Thursday in Abuja. 40 U-20 athletes drawn from schools and clubs across the country are expected to converge in Abuja for the three-day programme. The workshop series started in 2010 and has since become a watering ground for upcoming taekwondo champions. The exercise includes physical fitness training, tactical and ...

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AFCON Ticket’s Crucial – Aaron

China-based forward Aaron Samuel has posited that the Super Eagles cannot afford another failure to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations. Speaking ahead of their start to the qualifying campaign for the 2017 AFCON with a home game against Chad next weekend, Samuel says they must go all; the way to the championship in Gabon. The Guangzhou R&F of ...

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Akinsola Faces FIFA Ban

-Over Etoile Du Sahel Cash FIFA have warned former Golden Eaglets striker Kabiru Akinsola has to pay a total sum of 400 Swiss Francs within the next nine months to Tunisian club Etoile du Sahel or he will be slapped a ban of three months. This was the decision of the FIFA disciplinary committee that entertained a hearing on the ...

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I Didn’t Query Kelechi’s Substitution – Dad

Manchester City youth team star, Kelechi Iheanacho’s father has refuted granting any journalist interview during which he allegedly queried his son’s substitution by under-20 national team, Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba against Brazil at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. In contrast with the report that claims the kid’s father, Mr James Iheanacho spoke against his son’s substitution ...

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Mba To Leave CA Bastia

Africa Cup of Nations 2013 revelation, Sunday Mba is likely to leave French lower division outfit, CA Bastia, this month, as his runs out this summer and he will be free to seek greener pastures elsewhere. Mba now claims that he has offers from bigger clubs in France, Germany and Turkey, and he is weighing up his options with his ...

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Cambodia Pick Nigerians For SEA Games

Cambodia are parading two Nigerians – Abayomi Koledoye and Gabriel Ken Gadaffi – in the 28th edition of the South East Asian (SEA) Games taking place in Singapore. Koledoye will lead Cambodia’s ‘s bid for gold in basketball event having handled the team for 12 years since his move to the tiny nation 17 years ago. Singapore 2015 will be ...

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Glo Urges F/Eagles To Forget Brazil Loss

National telecoms operator,  Globacom, has enjoined the Flying Eagles to look beyond  the result of their first match against Brazil which ended 4-2 in favour of the Brazilians in the on-going 2015 FIFA U-2O World cup in New Zealand. The Flying Eagles levelled up in the 9th minute after Brazil took the lead in the fifth minute and increased the ...

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