Stephen Keshi Invites Oboabona, Echiejile,Ogu For Ethiopia Clash
Published: September 20, 2013
Stephen Keshi has named a strong squad for next month’s World Cup play - off match against Ethiopia.There are no surprise omissions in the roster named by the Nigeria manager as he has handed call-ups to the likes of goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama, Obi Mikel and Emmanuel Emenike.Yet again, substantive skipper Joseph ...
Sunday Stephen To Wait For Bnei Sakhnin Debut
Published: September 20, 2013
In the third round of matches in the Israeli Premier League, Bnei Sakhnin will make the trip to Tel Aviv to face Bnei Yehuda on Saturday.While Dele Aiyeugba is expected to be named by manager Dror Kashtan in the starting lineup, the same can not be said of compatriot Sunday Stephen, who is on the payroll of Bnei Sakhni...
Eddy Onazi To Start Against Legia Warsaw
Published: September 19, 2013
According to reporting by Tuttomercatoweb.com, Nigeria international Eddy Onazi is expected to be named in the starting lineup by Lazio manager Vladimir PetkoviĂ„‡ for Thursday evening’s Europa League clash against Polish club Legia Warsaw.Eddy Onazi , 20, will start in midfield alongside Gonzalez and Hernanes at...
Chidi Osuchukwu Scores On Home Debut For Sporting Braga
Published: September 19, 2013
Nigeria Under 20 international Chidi Osuchukwu was amongst the goalscorers as home team Sporting Braga II defeated UD Oliveirense 4-3 in a league match on Wednesday.The scoreline stood at 2 - 2 until the former Dolphins ace put Braga in the lead, netting after 71 minutes.Only last weekend, Chidi Osuchukwu made his leag...
Emmanuel Emenike Believes Eagles Can Do The Job
Published: September 18, 2013
Fenerbahçe attacker Emmanuel Emenike has commented on the World Cup play - off draw which pitted the Super Eagles against Ethiopia.The African Cup of Nations golden boot winner has admitted that the Super Eagles have the qualities to overcome the opposition from East Africa.“I think the most important thin...
CHAN: Eagles Draw South Africa,Mali,Mozambique In Group A
Published: September 18, 2013
The draw for the 2014 Africa Nations Championship was conducted in Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday afternoon.Nigeria, who would be making their debut appearance in the tournament, are in Group A alongside hosts South Africa, Mali and Mozambique. In total, 32 matches will take place during the competition which runs from Janu...
Commissioner Advices Under 13 National Team Players
Published: September 18, 2013
The National Under 13 Team on Wednesday morning paid a courtesy visit to the Ondo state commissioner for Youth Development and Sports Ministry, Bekekimi Idiehare, at the state secretariat, Akure .Team secretary Wale Adeyinka, thanked the commissioner for hosting a successful camping exercise while also noting that eigh...
National Under 13 Camp Closes In Akure
Published: September 18, 2013
The National U-13 team which is a feeder team to the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria on Wednesday officially ended its four-week camping exercise in Akure.The camping exercise was sponsored by the Ondo state Governor, Olusegun Mimiko and the  aim of the exercise was to bring together players of U-13 age category and tea...
Coach Sewnet Bishaw Fancies Walia Antelopes Chances Against Nigeria
Published: September 17, 2013
Head Coach of Ethiopia National Team, Sewnet Bishaw reckons that the Walia Antelopes have a chance of qualifying for the Brazil 2014 World Cup.Nigeria and Ethiopia clashed at February’s African Cup of Nations, with the Eagles overcoming their opponents 2 - 0 thanks to a brace from Victor Moses. “It is a goo...
Nigerian Football Expert, Larry Izamoje : Real Advantage Ethiopia Will Be Hosting Nigeria First
Published: September 17, 2013
A key stakeholder in Nigeria Football, Larry Izamoje, Chairman and CEO of Brila Group, has shared his thoughts and impressions on the World Cup draw held in Cairo on Monday which pitted the Super Eagles against the Walia Antelopes.“A real advantage for Nigeria is that Ethiopia will be hosting Nigeria first with t...
Chibuzor Okonkwo Should Be Super Eagles Regular - Coach Ranko
Published: September 17, 2013
WIthout yet kicking a ball in Libya for his new club Alswehly FC Super Eagles international right back Chibuzor Austin Okonkwo has already been  taken the Libyan football scene by storm with his superlative displays for Alswehly FC and his coach has tipped him for greatness, wondering why he (Chibuzor) is not a re...
WCQ: Nigeria Will Play Ethiopia
Published: September 17, 2013
The draw for the play-off round of the Brazil 2014 African World Cup qualifiers was held in Cairo, Egypt on Monday, September 16.Africa will be represented in the tournament by five teams and their identities will be known in the next two months.According to the draw, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will lock horns with ev...
Daniel Jacob Hailed As The Next Vincent Enyeama
Published: September 17, 2013
His composure, ball handling, positioning, reflexes, anticipation and awareness skills are simply superb, those were the words of the National U-13 team\'s goalkeeper trainer, Niyi Alao while commenting on his new discovery, Daniel Jacob from Kaduna state whom he said could develop to be the next Vincent Enyeama  ...
Governor Mimiko Happy To Host Nigeria Under 13s In Akure
Published: September 17, 2013
The Executive Governor of  Ondo state, Olusegun Mimiko says his state has benefited immensely from playing host tothe National U-13 team . Governor Mimiko who spoke on Monday through his special adviser on sports, Fisayo Akinkuade, in Akure said the presence of the national team has served as a source of motivatio...
WCQ: Efe Ambrose Ready To Confront Any Team
Published: September 16, 2013
Glasgow Celtic utility man Efe Ambrose says the Super Eagles are ready to meet either one of Egypt, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Senegal or Ethiopia in the Brazil 2014 World Cup play - offs.The draw for the final qualifying round will be conducted by the continent\'s governing body CAF on Monday in the Egyptian city of Luxo...