Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tag "Manu Garba"

    Eaglets through to final of U17 AFCON qualifier

Eaglets through to final of U17 AFCON qualifier

Nigeria's Golden Eaglets beat Niger Republic 2-1 in the semi-final of the U17 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying tournament.Akinkunmi Amoo shot Nigeria into the lead in the 43rd minute. Amao almost doubled Nigeria's lead in the 48th minute but saw his effort blocked.Olakunle Oluwasegun doubled Nigeria's lead in the 58th minute.Four minutes into added time, Niger Republic scored a [...]

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    Golden Eaglets suffer narrow loss to Burkina Faso

Golden Eaglets suffer narrow loss to Burkina Faso

The Golden Eaglets fought hard but succumbed to a defeat by Burkina Faso in their opening match of the CAF U17 AFCON qualifiers in Niamey.Manu Garba's boys were beaten 3-2 in the entertaining five-goal thriller on Monday.Burkina Faso had a two-goal cushion after six minutes courtesy of Albert Outtara and Issa Ouedrago.Samson Tijani and Olakunle Olusegun were the goalscorers for [...]

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    Manu Garba reappointed Golden Eaglets’ coach, Salisu to manage Olympic team

Manu Garba reappointed Golden Eaglets’ coach, Salisu to manage Olympic team

Manu Garba has been reappointed coach of the Golden Eaglets by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).In a statement on Monday, the NFF also named the coaching crew of all national teams except the Super Eagles, U20 women team, Falconets, and U17 women team, and Flamingoes.Yusuf Salisu, coach of the home-based Super Eagles, will double as the U23 team coach. He will [...]

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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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    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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    Manu Garba joins Giwa FC

Manu Garba joins Giwa FC

Former Nigeria U-20 team coach, Manu Garba, has been appointed the manager of Nigeria Professional Football League side Giwa FC.The club announced the appointment via their Twitter handle.He takes over from Aminu Musa, who left the club on Wednesday over personal reasons.Garba, who led the Golden Eaglets to victory at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates [...]

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    Flying Eagles lost concentration when it mattered, says Garba

Flying Eagles lost concentration when it mattered, says Garba

Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, has blamed the team’s ouster from the FIFA U-20 World Cup on loss of concentration.Nigeria lost 1-0 to Germany in a round-of-16 clash after a 19th-minute strike from German midfielder Levin Oeztunali proved the difference in front of 5, 288 fans at AMI Stadium.Germany, who have played all four of their matches at the tournament in Christchurch, [...]

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    Garba: Flying Eagles are ready for Germany

Garba: Flying Eagles are ready for Germany

Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, is unafraid of their round of 16 opponent Germany in the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand.Nigeria set up the clash with the Germans at the Christchurch Stadium on Thursday after beating Hungary 2-0 in their last group match.Two goals from Taiwo Awoniyi earned Nigeria second position in the group behind Brazil and they [...]

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    We have not got into our groove yet, says Flying Eagles coach

We have not got into our groove yet, says Flying Eagles coach

Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, has admitted his team are not yet at their best despite the 4-0 bashing of North Korea to get their U-20 World Cup campaign in New Zealand back on track.Two goals from Godwin Saviour and one each from Kingsley Sokari and Isaac Success condemned North Korea to their second defeat and Nigeria’s first after the [...]

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    To New Zealand to conquer

To New Zealand to conquer

If everything fits well, expectations of a glorious outing hit feverish level; Nigeria could be the team on everyone’s lips in New Zealand.Never has there been so much faith on a group of boys who have found, perhaps, for the first time, an inexplicable joy and satisfaction of playing for Manu Garba, a coach whose knack for strict camp discipline [...]

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    Will 11 prove a ‘master number’ for the Flying Eagles?

Will 11 prove a ‘master number’ for the Flying Eagles?

This is not Numerology 101 class.But number 11, which is a Master Number in Numerology, comes into play for Nigeria and the FIFA U-20 World Cup.As Flying Eagles begin their campaign against five-time champions Brazil in New Zealand, they will aim to win the coveted trophy after 10 attempts.The closest they came to lifting the cup was in 1989 and [...]

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    It is either the cup or nothing, says Flying Eagles coach

It is either the cup or nothing, says Flying Eagles coach

Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, insists his team will make history by becoming the first Nigerian side to win the FIFA U-20 World Cup.The Flying Eagles won silver medals at the 1989 and 2005 tournaments, but Garba expects the current team to go a step further in New Zealand.”It is either the cup or nothing else for Nigeria,” he said.“There [...]

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    Iheanacho can replace Lampard at City, says Flying Eagles coach

Iheanacho can replace Lampard at City, says Flying Eagles coach

Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, says Kelechi Iheanacho can replace Frank Lampard at Manchester City because of their similar traits.Lampard signed off for City in perfect fashion after scoring on his final appearance in English football.The former Chelsea player scored his side's first goal as they wrapped up their Premier League campaign with a sixth successive victory, beating Southampton [...]

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    My defenders do not recover in good time, says Flying Eagles coach

My defenders do not recover in good time, says Flying Eagles coach

Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, admits he still has a lot of work to do on the team’s defence ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand.Despite conceding just three goals in their three warm-up games in Germany, Garba is not entirely satisfied with the marking abilities and the recovery rate of his back four.But he hopes to [...]

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    Iheanacho made Flying Eagles team on merit, says coach

Iheanacho made Flying Eagles team on merit, says coach

Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, has disclosed that he picked Kelechi Iheanacho and other foreign-based players on merit and not because they play outside the country.The Manchester City starlet as well as Spain-based Success Isaac and Belgium-based forward Moses Simon  made Garba’s 21-man list of players who will wear the nation’s colours at this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup finals [...]

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    Flying Eagles pummel Nurnberg in tune-up game

Flying Eagles pummel Nurnberg in tune-up game

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria defeated Nurnberg’s U-23 side 5-0 to continue their impressive form ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup.Taiwo Awoniyi can’t stop scoring as his goals gave the team a 2-0 lead. The striker has now bagged five goals in two games after his hat-trick against Hoffeinheim in their first match helped his side to a 5-2 [...]

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