Sunday, February 9, 2020

Remi Sulola

Dedevbo to ring changes against Canada

Head coach of the Nigeria U20 girls, Peter Dedevbo is expected to make three key changes in the starting line -up of his team in Wednesday's World Cup clash with Canada in Port Moresby. Reigning world vice champions Nigeria got off on a worrying note after succumbing to a 6-0 bashing from Japan. The line-up will look different as Sweden -based Christy [...]

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    Falconets suffer 6-0 defeat from Japan

Falconets suffer 6-0 defeat from Japan

The Japanese U-20 women national team defeated Nigeria in the opening game of the 8th FIFA Women's World Cup in Papua New Guinea. The Falconets, runners-up at the last edition of the championship in Canada, failed to live up to the expectation of Nigerians, who wanted them to go one step further than the final placing in 2014. Yuka Momiki gave Japan [...]

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Rohr: Nothing is won yet

Super Eagles’ tehnical adviser, Gernot Rohr on Saturday declared that the celebrations should be put on hold as there are still more matches to play in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying race. Rohr spoke at the post match press conference, after his charges dismantled Algeria’s Fennecs 3-1 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo. In the same pragmatic manner he reacted [...]

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    Chelsea boys sink Algeria

Chelsea boys sink Algeria

Chelsea stars, Victor Moses and Mikel Obi, were the hero for the Super Eagles who defeated their Algerian counterpart by 3-1. The game started with the Fennecs sitting back waiting to hit the Eagles on the counter, but the 25th minute goal from Moses pushed the visitors out of their shell. Moses had earlier missed an opportunity after deciding to go for [...]

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We are going for the three points against Algeria, says Onazi

Super Eagles of Nigeria midfield maestro Ogenyi Onazi says he is optimistic that Nigeria will be the recipient of the vital three points at stake in Saturday's FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification game against Algeria. Onazi, who will most likely be playing his 39th International game stated that it is perfectly normal to be tensed before big games but that what [...]

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John Ogu: We are not scared of Mahrez or Slimani

Super Eagles and Hapoel Be er Sheva of Isreal striker has revealed that the Eagles are not scared of the Algerian big names like Mahrez or Slimani in the crucial game against the Dessert Warriors in Uyo on Saturday. Ogu also said he is very eager to be given an opportunity to play against the Desert Warriors of Algeria in Saturdays [...]

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    Mikel: We’re determined, Osinbajo’s visit has motivated us

Mikel: We’re determined, Osinbajo’s visit has motivated us

Mikel Obi, captain of the Super Eagles, says Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo motivated the players through a personal visit. Three days ago, Osinbajo walked into the training session of the Eagles at the Abuja National Stadium. Commenting on this, Mikel said his team mates will take to the pitch on Saturday determined to earn all three points. “Three points, that is what we will [...]

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Eagles will defeat Algeria but defence crucial, says Fuludu

Former Super Eagles striker Edema Fuludu says he is very confident that the Eagles will defeat the highly rated Desert Warriors of Algeria if they can replicate their exemplary performance and fighing spirit they showed against Zambia in Ndola. Fuludu told TheCable that:"It's not going to be easy against Algeria on Saturday but we will triumph." "I have confidence in these new [...]

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    You should remain Africa’s best, Osinbajo tells Falcons

You should remain Africa’s best, Osinbajo tells Falcons

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Super Falcons of Nigeria should sustain their dedication and commitment to the Nigerian cause as they prepare to extend their record of dominating Africa in women football. Osinbajo, who was at the Falcons training on Tuesday evening, reminded the Falcons of their exemplary role as role models of women in the country and encouraged them [...]

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    Continental Cup: England humiliates Eaglets 8-1

Continental Cup: England humiliates Eaglets 8-1

Nigeria’s U17 team, Golden Eaglets on Wednesday lost 8 -1 to England in their opening match at the U19 Suwon Continental Cup at Suwon Sport Complex. England took the lead in the 19th minute with a header by Taylor Moore and a minute later Adam Armstrong ghosted through the Nigerian defence for the second goal. Thereafter, the Eaglets defence caved under waves [...]

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Falconets arrive Papua New Guinea

After flying for about 22 hours, the Falconets of Nigeria Wednesday morning arrived Papua New Guinea to a rousing welcome ahead of the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup. The players and officials who left Nigeria Sunday, November 6, landed at the Jackson's International Airport at Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea at 4:24 am local time, aboard Air Niugini flight from Singapore. Nigeria [...]

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Eagles determined to earn ninth win against Fennecs

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will walk onto the pitch of the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium on Saturday on superior ground against the Fennecs of Algeria. There have been 17 clashes between both teams (all at competitive level), with Nigeria winning eight times, drawing three and losing six. And Nigeria captain Mikel John Obi was less than three years old the last time Algeria [...]

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    Continental Cup: Nigeria’s Ejaria to play for England against Golden Eaglets

Continental Cup: Nigeria’s Ejaria to play for England against Golden Eaglets

Nigeria’s U17 boys, Golden Eaglets, on Tuesday arrived the Korea Republic to contest in the 4-Nation U19 Suwon Continental Cup against England, Iran and hosts, Korea. The Eaglets on Monday departed the country via Murtala Mohammed Airport in Lagos on a seven hour non-stop flight aboard Qatar Airways to Hamad International Airport in Doha. From Doha, they embarked on another nine-hour flight [...]

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Vice President Osinbajo pumps up Eagles, Falcons’ spirits

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo paid a surprise visit to the country’s senior national football teams, Super Eagles and Super Falcons at their respective training sessions at the training pitch of the National Stadium, Abuja on Tuesday. While the Super Falcons are preparing for the 10th Women Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Cameroon November 19 to December 3, the [...]

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    You’ll be paying N1000, N500 to watch Eagles tackle Algeria

You’ll be paying N1000, N500 to watch Eagles tackle Algeria

The Akwa Ibom State Government has announced that tickets for Saturday’s World Cup qualifying match between Nigeria and Algeria at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo will go for the sums of N1000 and N500 for covered seats and popular side respectively. Speaking in Uyo on Tuesday, Nse Edem, the permanent secretary, Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Youth and Sports said [...]

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    Osinbajo to motivate players on visit to Eagles camp

Osinbajo to motivate players on visit to Eagles camp

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is expected to visit the Super Eagles Camp  on Tuesday evening to motivate the players for  the match against Algeria. The Federal Republic of Nigeria is taking the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification aspirations of the Super Eagles seriously judging from the interest the leadership of the country is showing. "The vice president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will attend [...]

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