Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Tag "Salisu Yusuf"

    NFF bans Eagles coach for one year over ‘cash gift’

NFF bans Eagles coach for one year over ‘cash gift’

Salisu Yusuf, Super Eagles coach, has been banned from all football-related activities for a year.A source in the ethics and fair play committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) told TheCable that Salisu has been found guilty of receiving “cash gift” to field two players at the 2018 CHAN competition in Morocco.Salisu was also promised 15 percent of the players’ [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Salisu Yusuf, Super Eagles coach, caught on camera taking ‘bribe’

TRENDING VIDEO: Salisu Yusuf, Super Eagles coach, caught on camera taking ‘bribe’

Salisu Yusuf, Super Eagles head coach, has been caught on camera accepting a cash gift to field two players for the African of Nations Championship (CHAN).The home-based Eagles were defeated in the final of the competition which took place in January in Morocco.In a video filmed for BBC African Eye by Ghanaian undercover reporter Anas Aremayaw, the coach can be seen [...]

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    Omoyele, Ashadi among 23 players called up for friendly with Atletico

Omoyele, Ashadi among 23 players called up for friendly with Atletico

Salisu Yusuf, head coach of Super Eagles 'B', has invited 23 players for the friendly match with Atlético Madrid.Plateau United striker Tosin Omoyele and Katsina United defender Destiny Ashadi are among the invited players.There were also call-ups for Olorunleke Ojo, Isiaka Oladuntoye, Adeleye Olamilekan and Lobi Stars’ trio, Kadiri Samadi, Olufemi Kayode and Ebube Duru.Foreign-based players such as Alhassan Ibrahim, [...]

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    Ezenwa: We defeated Angola because the coach believed in us till the end

Ezenwa: We defeated Angola because the coach believed in us till the end

Ikechukwu Ezenwa, captain of the home-based Super Eagles, says Yusuf Salisu's belief in his players gave the team the confidence to defeat Angola.Ezenwa, who was named man of the match for his impressive performance between the sticks, said the coach's body language on the touchline was pivotal to the eventual outcome."For the victory, I'll say the coach was wonderful because [...]

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    Eagles claim hard-fought win over Angola, qualify for CHAN semi-final

Eagles claim hard-fought win over Angola, qualify for CHAN semi-final

Nigeria edged Angola 2-1 in extra time to progress to the last four of the 2018 African Nations Championship after a tense quarter-final at the Stade Ibn Batouta on Sunday.The CHAN Eagles will face Sudan in the semi-final of the competition.The build-up to the match was dominated by news that Daniel Itodo had been ruled out through injury and replaced by [...]

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    Salisu hails Okpotu for ending CHAN goal drought

Salisu hails Okpotu for ending CHAN goal drought

Salisu Yusuf, Super Eagles coach, has praised Anthony Okpotu for ending his CHAN goal drought against Equatorial Guinea.Okpotu, last season's top goalscorer in the NPFL, scored in the Eagles' 3-1 win on Tuesday night."I am happy for Okpotu, he hasn't been lucky in our previous two games," Yusuf said."He needed the goal to restore his confidence, the pressure is off [...]

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    Eagles bask in victory over Equatorial Guinea, target CHAN trophy

Eagles bask in victory over Equatorial Guinea, target CHAN trophy

After beating Equatorial Guinea 3-1 to qualify for the quarter-final of the African Nations Championship, the home-based Super Eagles are determined to win the tournament.Winger, Emeka Ogbugh, told TheCable that the main objective of the Eagles is to return to Nigeria with the CHAN trophy."We know that we have the potential to score a lot of goals," Ogbugh said."We showed [...]

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    CHAN: Faleye’s late strike helps Nigeria edge Libya

CHAN: Faleye’s late strike helps Nigeria edge Libya

Nigeria left it late to secure a win in their African Nations Championship (CHAN) Group C match against Libya on Friday.Sunday Faleye scored the match winner in the 80th minute.The CHAN Eagles came into the game off the back of a disappointing 0-0 draw against Rwanda.Enugu Rangers star Osas Okoro had the better of the early chances but Ahmed El Trbi [...]

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    CHAN preview: Eagles seek redemption in tricky test against unpredictable Libya

CHAN preview: Eagles seek redemption in tricky test against unpredictable Libya

By annihilating Equatorial Guinea 3-0 in the Group C opener, Libya confirmed they mean business in the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN). Nigeria, on the other hand, surprisingly drew goalless with Rwanda on Monday night. Despite creating the better chances and dominating large periods of the game, the CHAN Eagles were wasteful and thrice hit the woodwork. Must win for CHAN Eagles  Yusuf [...]

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    Despite Rwanda draw, Eagles coach says ‘we can beat any team’ in CHAN

Despite Rwanda draw, Eagles coach says ‘we can beat any team’ in CHAN

Salisu Yusuf, coach of the home-based Super Eagles, says his charges can beat any team in the African Nations Championship (CHAN) holding in Morocco.The Nigerian team opened their CHAN campaign with a 0-0 draw against Rwanda on Monday night.During the post-match interview, Yusuf said the result is not a setback, describing it as a wake-up call for his team.He said the [...]

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    CHAN: Home-based Eagles play out stalemate with Rwanda

CHAN: Home-based Eagles play out stalemate with Rwanda

Nigeria and Rwanda played a 0-0 draw in their first game of the Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) on Monday night.The CHAN Eagles thrice hit the woodwork in a dominating performance in Tangier.Nigeria had the first chance of the game but Sunday Faleye's effort came off the woodwork.The home-based Eagles could have taken the lead after the ball fell nicely for [...]

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    CHAN: We are in Morocco to win, says Salisu Yusuf

CHAN: We are in Morocco to win, says Salisu Yusuf

Salisu Yusuf says the home-based Super Eagles can win the 2018 Africa Nations Championship.The home-based Eagles coach admitted that the team is under pressure but assured of a positive result at the end of the tournament."Whether people think we can win or cannot, the pressure to get a result is expected. I think the job goes with the pressure. It's a [...]

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    CHAN 2018: Five players who can lead Eagles to victory in Morocco

CHAN 2018: Five players who can lead Eagles to victory in Morocco

With the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) set to kick off on Saturday, coach Yusuf Salisu has an exciting crop of young players at his disposal.Nigeria will first square up against Rwanda on Monday, January 15 before facing Libya on Friday, January 19. Subsequently, the home-based Eagles will tackle Equatorial Guinea on Tuesday, January 23.Here are five players expected to [...]

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    CHAN 2018: Home-based Eagles head to Morocco on Monday

CHAN 2018: Home-based Eagles head to Morocco on Monday

The home-based Super Eagles will fly out to Morocco on Monday for the fifth African Nations Championship.The tournament will take place from January 13 to February 4.Dayo Enebi Achor, team administrator, said the team will travel aboard a Turkish Airline flight from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, and connect Rabat from Istanbul on Tuesday morning."The team will train for [...]

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    Salisu Yusuf names 23-man squad for CHAN

Salisu Yusuf names 23-man squad for CHAN

Salisu Yusuf has released his final squad list for the fifth African Nations Championship in Morocco.Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, midfield Trojan Rabiu Ali and marksman Anthony Okpotu are named in the list.Ezenwa is joined by Oladele Ajiboye and Theophilus Afelokhai for goalkeeping duties.The 23 players and the team's officials are expected to fly out of the country in a few days.Nigeria’s [...]

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    CHAN 2018: I have an amazing squad, says Salisu

CHAN 2018: I have an amazing squad, says Salisu

Yusuf Salisu, coach of the home-based Super Eagles participating in CHAN 2018, says he's delighted with his squad.The Eagles played a 0-0 draw with Plateau United in their first match of the Super Six invitational tournament on Wednesday.Despite the draw, Yusuf says he's happy with his team’s adaptability and believes they are in good shape."We have to learn how to [...]

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