Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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    Siasia relishes Senegal ’92 memories, rewards players with $100 each

Siasia relishes Senegal ’92 memories, rewards players with $100 each

Samson Siasia, coach of the U-23 team, has recalled his memories of the Leopold Sedar Senghor Stadium when he featured in the squad that won bronze at 1992 African Nations Cup in Senegal.As Dream Team VI files out against host Senegal in the semi-final of the CAF U-23 championship on Wednesday, Siasia wants to achieve another feat with his players.“At the Africa [...]

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    Dream Team VI draw with Algeria to keep Rio hopes alive

Dream Team VI draw with Algeria to keep Rio hopes alive

Nigeria booked their spot in the semifinals of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations, playing a 0-0 draw against Algeria in their final group game on Saturday.The win is a further boost to the team's chances of securing  a ticket to Rio 2016 Olympics.The Dream Team VI will now face Tournament hosts, Senegal, in the semi-final.Azubuike Okechukwu was booked for the second game [...]

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    With Egypt draw, Dream Team miss chance to book Rio ticket

With Egypt draw, Dream Team miss chance to book Rio ticket

Nigeria U-23 team played a 2-2 draw against Egypt, who fought back to earn a point on Wednesday at the CAF U-23 championship in Senegal.Oghenakaro Etebo scored from the penalty spot in the 21st minute, to give Nigeria the lead after Egypt captain Ramy Moustapha, was wrongly adjudged to have handled the ball from a Stanley Dimgba cross.The Dream Team VI started [...]

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    Siasia: Our defenders panicked

Siasia: Our defenders panicked

Samson Siasia, Nigeria U-23 team coach, says his players were lucky to escape the Mali side in Sunday’s encounter at the CAF championship in Senegal.Speaking to CAF website after the game, Siasia said that the match was a difficult one.“It was a difficult match. We played very well in the beginning and scored three goals,” he said.Siasia, who had earlier [...]

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    Siasia: We’re here to qualify for Rio Olympics

Siasia: We’re here to qualify for Rio Olympics

Samson Siasia, head coach of Nigeria’s U-23 team, says his team remain focused as they face Mali on Sunday in group B second game at the African U-23 tournament in Senegal.Siasia told CAF website: “We are here to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. We have to train hard and make sure the players play to instructions. [...]

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    Siasia invites 31 players to camp ahead AAG in Congo

Siasia invites 31 players to camp ahead AAG in Congo

Nigeria’s U-23 national team coach, Samson Siasia, has invited 31 players to the camp of the Dream Team in preparation for next month's All-Africa Games (AAG) in Brazzaville, Congo.The list which is made up of mostly players who qualified the team for the Games has some new faces like Lucky Jimoh, Bright Onyedikachi, Olisah Ndah.The invited players are expected to [...]

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