Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Tag "Flying Eagles"

    Flying Eagles ‘under pressure after Eaglets’ Africa failure’

Flying Eagles ‘under pressure after Eaglets’ Africa failure’

Flying Eagles assistant coach, Nduka Ugbade, has admitted that the Golden Eaglets’ poor showing at the CAF U-17 Championship is putting pressure on the U-20 team to do well at the Africa Youth Championship in Senegal.The Golden Eaglets finished in fourth position to qualify for the FIFA U-17 World Cup but as reigning world champions, not winning the trophy in [...]

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    Flying Eagles off to Senegal for AYC

Flying Eagles off to Senegal for AYC

Nigeria U-20 team, the Flying Eagles, will on Wednesday travel to Senegal for the CAF African Youth Championship.The team’s secretary Aliyu Ibrahim Awal said the squad will fly out of Abuja via Lagos and Banjul, Gambia, to Dakar.The Flying Eagles will start their campaign against hosts Senegal at the Stade Leopold Sedar Senghor in Dakar. Kick-off time is 5.30 pm [...]

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    Flying Eagles coach picks 21 for AYC

Flying Eagles coach picks 21 for AYC

Flying Eagles of Nigeria coach, Manu Garba, has released a list of 21 players who will represent the country at the 19th African Youth Championship in Senegal.Musa Muhammed, who led the Golden Eaglets to a record fourth FIFA U-17 World Cup triumph in the United Arab Emirates in 2013, will lead the pack, supported by fellow U-17 world champions Akinjide [...]

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    Flying Eagles in auto crash

Flying Eagles in auto crash

Flying Eagles’ celebration after their 2-0 victory over Black Satellites of Ghana in an international friendly game played in Ghana almost turned sour after the team was involved in an accident.The U-20 side were returning to their hotel when the bus conveying them ran into the main gate of the Tema Sports Stadium.One of the players, Usman Hassan Saleh, was [...]

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    Flying Eagles held by Black Satellites

Flying Eagles held by Black Satellites

Nigeria U-20 team, the Flying Eagles, were held to a 2-2 by the Black Satellites of Ghana in a friendly match at the Ohene Djan stadium in Ghana on Monday.The host started brightly but couldn’t translate it to a goal. As the Eagles gradually settled into the game they took the lead through Musa Yahaya in the 22nd-minute.The Flying [...]

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    Garba: Playing Ghana will give us competitive edge

Garba: Playing Ghana will give us competitive edge

Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, expects a good challenge from Black Satellites of Ghana in their two friendly games saying it “will help give us the competitive edge that we want”.The Nigeria U-20 team play their Ghanaian counterparts on Saturday and on Wednesday in Accra and Garba says it is a good test for his players ahead the 2015 Africa [...]

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    Alampasu finally joins Flying Eagles’ camp

Alampasu finally joins Flying Eagles’ camp

Former U-17 goalkeeper, Dele Alampasu, has joined the Flying Eagles’ camp on Friday in Abuja after completing his move to Estoril Praia of Portugal. Assistant coach of the team, Nduka Ugbade, had earlier expressed fears that the goalkeeper could miss the Africa Youth Championship (AYC), if he failed to join the team early enough.But that has now been put to bed [...]

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    No automatic shirt for Alampasu in Flying Eagles, says Garba

No automatic shirt for Alampasu in Flying Eagles, says Garba

Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, has told Dele Alampasu not to expect an automatic shirt in his team despite his new status as a foreign based player.Alampasu recently signed a four-year contract with Portuguese Primeira Liga side Estoril Praia for an undisclosed fee.And Garba said the 18-year-old will have to fight for a place in his team like any other [...]

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    Alampasu: It’s a dream to sign for a good European team

Alampasu: It’s a dream to sign for a good European team

Flying Eagles goalkeeper, Dele Alampasu, is delighted that his first professional contract abroad is with “a good European team”.Alampasu signed a four-year contract with Portuguese Primeira Liga side Estoril Praia for an undisclosed fee.The 18-year-old, who was voted as the best goalkeeper at the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup, is happy with the deal.“It's a dream to sign for [...]

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    Siasia commends ‘very good’ Flying Eagles team

Siasia commends ‘very good’ Flying Eagles team

Under-23 coach, Samson Siasia, has commended the U-20 national team, the Flying Eagles after they emerged champions of the 2015 Super Six invitational tournament in Abuja.Siasia, whose team came second behind their junior counterpart after they could only secure a 3-3 draw in the final game of the tournament on Sunday, stood up for the champions Flying Eagles.“They are good. [...]

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    Flying Eagles won’t be overconfident, says Garba

Flying Eagles won’t be overconfident, says Garba

Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, is not carried away with the impressive showing of his team in the Super Six invitational tournament saying the team is still work in progress.The U-20 team has won all their games so far in the competition but Garba said there’s still room for improvement.“The team has gained much playing against much older and experienced [...]

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    Flying Eagles are Super Six champions

Flying Eagles are Super Six champions

Nigeria’s under-20 team, the Flying Eagles, on Friday won the Super 6 invitational tournament in Abuja with a match to spare after they beat Dolphins 4-1.The Flying Eagles, who were invited alongside the national U-23 team to the competition, recorded an unassailable 12 points lead from four games.The U-23 side are in second place on eight points, while Enyimba have [...]

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    Flying Eagles defender ‘now doing fine’ after injury scare

Flying Eagles defender ‘now doing fine’ after injury scare

Flying Eagles defender, Izu Omego, is “now doing fine” after he was discharged from hospital following his injury against Kano Pillars.Omego (right) was kicked in the head by an opponent during the Super Six clash on Monday and slumped immediately. But he was revived on the pitch and taken to a hospital where he was confirmed to be in a [...]

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    Flying Eagles beat Warri Wolves in Super Six clash

Flying Eagles beat Warri Wolves in Super Six clash

The national U-20 team, the Flying Eagles, on Wednesday in Abuja defeated Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Warri Wolves by 1-0 in the Super Six invitational tournament.Before the kick-off of the match, a minute silence was observed for former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Wilfred Agbonavbare who died on Tuesday.Warri Wolves dominated the open exchanges but were unable to break the [...]

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    Disaster averted as medics revive Flying Eagles player

Disaster averted as medics revive Flying Eagles player

Flying Eagles defender, Izu Omego, brought back memories of Samuel Okwaraji as medics battled for several minutes to resuscitate him during a Super 6 game between the junior national team and Kano Pillars on Monday.Unlike Okwaraji who slumped without any contact with an opponent or the ball, Omego hit his head on the turf in an attempt to clear [...]

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    Enyimba’s Udoji not embarrassed by loss to Flying Eagles

Enyimba’s Udoji not embarrassed by loss to Flying Eagles

Enyimba captain, Chinedu Udoji, has not taken to heart the 2-0 loss to the Nigeria U-20 team, the Flying Eagles, in the Super Six tournament in Abuja saying the result was not embarrassing.  Eagles captain Musa Mohammed gave his side the lead from the spot in the 58th minute after Ifeanyi Anaemena brought down Taiwo Awoniyi. Substitute Musa Yahaya then [...]

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