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    One week preparation not enough to win World Cup, says Sand Eagles captain

One week preparation not enough to win World Cup, says Sand Eagles captain

Sand Eagles captain Olawale Isiaka has attributed the team's early exit from the Beach Soccer World Cup in the Bahamas to shoddy preparations. Isiaka, who said he had taken the team's ouster in "good faith", noted that the team was not properly motivated. "What do you expect from Badagry to the Bahamas after a week preparation? To win the World Cup?" Isiaka asked. "We can [...]

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    Nigeria knocked out of Beach Soccer World Cup

Nigeria knocked out of Beach Soccer World Cup

Nigeria's Sand Eagles have been knocked out of the 2017 Beach Soccer World Cup in Bahamas. The Sand Eagles lost to Iran on penalties after extra time. Iran drew first blood through Mohammed Ahmadzadeh in the 8th minute of the first period. The period ended 1-0 but Victor Tale equalised for Nigeria three minutes into the second period. Mohammed Mokhtari shot Iran ahead two [...]

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    Beach Soccer World Cup: Sand Eagles battle hard to defeat Mexico

Beach Soccer World Cup: Sand Eagles battle hard to defeat Mexico

Abu Azeez scored a brace to earn Nigeria the maximum points in the second group B game of the 2017 Beach Soccer World Cup. Still smarting from the 12-6 loss to Italy in the opening game, the Nigerian side fought hard on Sunday morning to defeat Mexico 5-4 at the National Beach Soccer Arena, Nassau, the Bahamas. Godspower Igudia, Victor Tale, and Emeka [...]

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    Beach Soccer World Cup: Nigeria’s Sand Eagles spanked by Italy

Beach Soccer World Cup: Nigeria’s Sand Eagles spanked by Italy

The Super Sand Eagles were heavily thrashed by Italy in their first group game of the 2017 Beach Soccer World Cup game in Bahamas. The Italian side defeated Nigeria 12-6 at the National Beach Soccer Arena in Nassau. Abu Azeez scored a hat trick while Victor Tale, Godspower Igudia and Emeka Ogbonnaya were the other scorers for Nigeria. Italian talisman, Gabrielle Gori, scored [...]

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    Sand Eagles head to Bahamas for Beach Soccer World Cup

Sand Eagles head to Bahamas for Beach Soccer World Cup

Nigeria’s Supersand Eagles on Thursday night departed country to participate in the 9th FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup taking place in Nassau, capital of The Bahamas. Eight of the players that made the final cut of 12 travelled on Thursday night along with the coaches and backroom staff, while the remaining four (who only got their transit entry visas into the [...]

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    Bahamas 2017: Four Sand Eagles players granted US visas, three denied

Bahamas 2017: Four Sand Eagles players granted US visas, three denied

The American Embassy has approved the visa applications of four Sand Eagles players who will represent Nigeria at the World Beach Soccer Championship in the Bahamas. The US embassy had last week approved the visa applications of five players while denying the rest of the team. However, four of the players denied have now been granted visas. They include Abu Azeez, Godwin Tale, Emmanuel [...]

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    Nigerian beach soccer players denied US visas

Nigerian beach soccer players denied US visas

The United States embassy has denied the visa applications of seven players of the national beach soccer team. The players require transit visa to attend the Beach Soccer World Cup in Bahamas. The US embassy issued visas to five of the twelve Sand Eagles players and four officials. The five players who were given the transit visa include the captain, Olawale Isiaka, Ibenegbu Ikechukwu, [...]

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    Fire brigade approach will mar Sand Eagles’ World Cup performance, says coach

Fire brigade approach will mar Sand Eagles’ World Cup performance, says coach

Super Sand Eagles coach Audu Adamu says Nigeria's "fire brigade" approach to preparing for international tournaments will make it difficult for his team to perform well at the World Cup. Adamu said that the Beach Soccer Eagles, billed to participate at the World Cup in Bahamas, will be at the US embassy on Wednesday for their visas. "Arrangement has been concluded by the [...]

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    Nigerian referee hopes to make history at Beach Soccer World Cup

Nigerian referee hopes to make history at Beach Soccer World Cup

Jelili Ogunmuyiwa says his utmost ambition is to officiate the final of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup. He is one of the African referees that will officiate at the championship which will take place in Bahamas between April 27 and May 7. "The greatest thing that will happen now is for me to be at the final of the Beach Soccer World [...]

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    Sand Eagles can beat Mexico, Italy and any other team, says Azeez

Sand Eagles can beat Mexico, Italy and any other team, says Azeez

Abu Azeez, a key part of the Nigerian Beach Soccer team, is confident that the Super Sand Eagles can make it past the quarterfinals of the Beach Soccer World Cup. Azeez stated that Mexico will definitely not be a threat to Nigeria but accepted that the experienced Italian team is the clear favourite in the group. "I know that the draw is [...]

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    Beach Soccer World Cup: Nigeria’s Sand Eagles to face Italy, Mexico

Beach Soccer World Cup: Nigeria’s Sand Eagles to face Italy, Mexico

Nigeria has been drawn in Group B of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup. The draw took place Wednesday morning at the Hotel Atlantis in Nassau. The Super Sand Eagles will slug it out with Italy, Mexico and a yet to be determined AFC opponent. Hosts Bahamas will face Switzerland, Ecuador and Senegal in Group A. The Beach Soccer World Cup will take place [...]

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