Tuesday, March 17, 2020

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Beach Soccer AFCON: Sand Eagles not ready for championship, says Isiaka

The Super Sand Eagles' captain, Isiaka Olawale says the Nigeria's representative at the Africa Cup of Nations Championship that will qualify the African teams for the 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup are not ready. Isiaka revealed to TheCable via a telephone chat on Monday that the team lacks the required preparations for the AFCON and eventually the World Cup. "Beach Soccer [...]

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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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    Sand Eagles blame fatigue, fitness for heavy defeat to Italy

Sand Eagles blame fatigue, fitness for heavy defeat to Italy

Super Sand Eagles captain Olawale Isiaka has blamed fatigue and poor preparation for his team's thumping by Italy in the ongoing Beach Soccer World Cup in Bahamas. The Nigerian team was trounced 12-6 by Italy early hours of Friday morning. Shortly after the game, Olawale told TheCable that "lack of preparation caused us the game against Italy today". "Four of our players joined [...]

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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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    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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    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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