Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Tag "Flying Eagles"

    Ugbade relishes Super 6 challenge for Flying Eagles

Ugbade relishes Super 6 challenge for Flying Eagles

Flying Eagles assistant coach, Nduka Ugbade, has expressed delight in the Under-20 national team’s involvement in the Super 6 tournament starting this Saturday at the Abuja National Stadium saying it “is a very good test for us ahead of the African Youth Championship”.The Manu Garba-tutored team and the Nigeria U-23 team have been handed special invitations to participate in [...]

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    Flying Eagles get tough AYC draw

Flying Eagles get tough AYC draw

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria will play host Senegal, Congo and Ivory Coast in the 2015 African Youth Championship (AYC) in March.The Flying Eagles defeated Tanzania 6-1 on aggregate and walked over Lesotho to qualify for the tournament which they have won a record six times with their last triumph in 2011.The host are making their debut in Africa's under-20s [...]

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    Sam Okwaraji: Today’s ‘Paper Talk’

Sam Okwaraji: Today’s ‘Paper Talk’

Death was the august visitor in the month of August, 25 years ago.It took the lives of Sam Okwaraji and 12 others on Saturday August 12, 1989, inside the main bowl of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos during a 1990 World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Angola.TheCable goes into its archives to see how the sad events of that month, [...]

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    Ebola: Lesotho abandons U20 qualifier vs Eagles

Ebola: Lesotho abandons U20 qualifier vs Eagles

Lesotho has pulled out of this weekend’s 2015 African Youth Championship qualifier against the Flying Eagles, citing concerns about the outbreak of Ebola in Nigeria.Nigeria, the most successful country in the history of the championship, were to host Lesotho at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna in a repeat of the 1989 meeting between the two sides, which the Flying Eagles won 4-0 [...]

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    NFF still interested in Keshi

NFF still interested in Keshi

Despite the impeachment of Aminu Maigari as president of Nigeria Football Federation, the executive committee has expressed interest in still working with out-of-contract Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi.Keshi’s contract ended after Brazil 2014 World Cup but the emergency congress of the NFF is set to resume talks with him to continue bossing the senior national team.In a communiqué released after Thursday's meeting, the executive [...]

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    Adepoju: Ramadan fast won’t take shine off Musa

Adepoju: Ramadan fast won’t take shine off Musa

Nigeria's two-goal hero against Argentina, Ahmed Musa, won’t be affected by Ramadan fast, which begins on Saturday/Sunday in Monday’s game with France, according to former Super Eagles midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju.The Muslim world will be observing the holy month of Ramadan, as the World Cup knockout stages start.Ramadan occurs during the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is a period of [...]

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    Flying Eagles, Super Falcons trounce opponents 4-1

Flying Eagles, Super Falcons trounce opponents 4-1

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria on Saturday qualified for the third and final round of the 2015 African Youth Championship (AYC) qualifiers, after trouncing Tanzania counterpart 4-1.Playing at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna, Nigeria took the lead in the seventh minute when Alhassan Ibrahim's low shot beat goalkeeper Hamad Joma.The Ngorongoro Heroes evened scores on 16minutes, as Banda Hassan curled a free [...]

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    Lis-BURN! Real, Atletico set Portugal on fire

Lis-BURN! Real, Atletico set Portugal on fire

The last and arguably most prestigious trophy in European competition is up for grabs, as Real Madrid play Atletico Madrid – their nearest but far-from-dearest rival – in Saturday’s UEFA Champions League final at the Estadio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal.In a special preview of the game, TheCable spoke to Mutiu Adepoju (from his base in Spain) and Dimeji Lawal – [...]

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    AYC: Impressive Flying Eagles win 2-0 in Tanzania

AYC: Impressive Flying Eagles win 2-0 in Tanzania

The Flying Eagles got off to a bright start in the qualifiers for the 2015 African Youth Championship (AYC) after beating hosts Tanzania 2-0 in Dar es Salaam on Sunday.The Nigerian under-20 male football team scored in the 49th minute through Musa Yahaya and extended their lead in the 82nd minute through Taiwo Awoniyi.According to a statement by the team’s [...]

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    Flying Eagles coach lists 20 for Benin clash

Flying Eagles coach lists 20 for Benin clash

Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, has released the names of 20 players scheduled to play  an international friendly against Benin Republic at Charles de Gaulle Stadium in Porto Novo on Sunday, May 4.The players are Joshua Enaholo, Adamu Abubakar, Abdulazeez Abubakar, Musa Muhammed, Mustapha Abdullahi, Ifeanyi Nweke, Wilfred Ndidi, Izu Omego and Zaharadeen Bello.Others are Chidiebere Nwakali, Musa Yahaya, Kelechi Iheanacho, [...]

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    Nwakali: We are not there yet

Nwakali: We are not there yet

Flying Eagles and Manchester City defender, Chidiebere Nwakali believes the National U-20 team are not yet where they should be, despite a string of fine friendly-match performances.Nwakali made the remarks after the team thrashed Nigeria Nation-Wide League (NNWL) side FC Abuja 7-2 in a test match played at the FIFA Goal project.News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the test match was [...]

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