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    Siasia selects Sokari, Aggrey for Morocco camp

Siasia selects Sokari, Aggrey for Morocco camp

Nigeria’s U-23 team coach, Samson Siasia, has picked 26 home-based players for the pre-Africa U-23 Cup of Nations training camp in Morocco. The 26 players were picked from the 35 earlier invited to camp and it is dominated by the All-Africa Games bronze-medal winning group. The list comprises goalkeeper Emmanuel Daniel, defender Segun Oduduwa and midfielders Oghenekaro Etebo, Kingsley Sokari and [...]

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    Siasia: The U-23 team ‘are like orphans’

Siasia: The U-23 team ‘are like orphans’

Nigeria’s U-23 coach, Samson Siasia, has equated his team to orphans because of the treatment they are getting from the Nigeria Football Federation. According to the former Super Eagles striker, the Dream Team are currently going through a nightmarish condition as they prepare for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. “We are like orphans. People see the finished product, but they don't know [...]

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    Siasia invites Iheanacho for U-23 tourney in Senegal

Siasia invites Iheanacho for U-23 tourney in Senegal

Nigeria’s U-23 team coach, Samson Siasia, has invited 51 players to camp in preparation for the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations holding in Senegal from November 28 to December 12, 2015. The invited players are made up of 35 home-based and 16 overseas based professionals. The overseas legion is being led by the captain of the team Azubuike Okechukwu who plays [...]

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    Siasia calls 30 to camp ahead of U-23 Cup of Nations

Siasia calls 30 to camp ahead of U-23 Cup of Nations

Nigeria’s U-23 coach, Samson Siasia, has invited 30 players to camp in preparation for the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations in Senegal in November. The majority of the players were drawn from the bronze medal-winning squad at the 11th All-Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville. Notable among those called to camp is Kingsley Sokari. Other regulars are Emmanuel Daniel, Chima Akas, Christian Pyagbara and [...]

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    Siasia: I take all the blame for Dream Team collapse

Siasia: I take all the blame for Dream Team collapse

Nigeria’s U-23 team coach, Samson Siasia, has accepted blame for the Dream Team semi-final loss to Burkina Faso at the 11th African Games football tournament in Congo-Brazzaville. Burkina Faso defeated Nigeria 3-1 on Tuesday to qualify for the final of the football event against Senegal. And Siasia points the finger of blame at himself. “I am not a man of excuses,” he [...]

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    Oliseh, Siasia promise to work together

Oliseh, Siasia promise to work together

Sunday Oliseh and Samson Siasia have promised to work together for the good of the game. The Super Eagles coach and his U-23 counterpart met at the office of the general secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mohammed Sanusi on Friday. “Whatever we might feel, the truth is that we are both condemned to work together,” Oliseh said. “We have no choice than [...]

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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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    Siasia: Dream Team will return from Pointe Noire with a win

Siasia: Dream Team will return from Pointe Noire with a win

Nigeria U-23 team’s coach, Samson Siasia, is full of confidence his boys will come out unscathed in Pointe Noire when they take on Congo in a 2015 Africa U-23 Championship final qualifying match on Sunday. The Dream Team take a slim 2-1 advantage from the first leg in Port Harcourt to the return leg. But Siasia is unfazed with the situation [...]

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    Siasia invites five more players to camp

Siasia invites five more players to camp

Nigeria’s U-23 coach, Samson Siasia, has invited five more players to the team's camp ahead of the return leg of the African U-23 Championship final qualifying match against Congo. The invited players are foreign-based Aminu Umar and Abdullahi Shehu, Semiu Liadi of Warri Wolves, Ndifreke Effiong of Abia Warriors and Flying Eagles' midfielder Kingsley Sokari. Siasia said the players were invited to [...]

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    Dream Team were carried away, says Siasia

Dream Team were carried away, says Siasia

Nigeria’s U-23 coach, Samson Siasia, has blamed his players for been “carried away” after taking a two-goal lead against Congo only to concede a goal and end the game with a slim 2-1 win. The third round first leg clash of the African U-23 Championship Senegal 2015 qualifier in Port Harcourt on Sunday could have ended in a convincing win [...]

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    Siasia releases 18-man list for Congo

Siasia releases 18-man list for Congo

Nigeria’s U-20 coach, Samson Siasia, has selected 18 players for the African U-23 Championship final round, first leg qualifier against Congo on Sunday. Umar Aminu and Musa Yahaya lead the new faces joining the regulars like goalkeeper Emmanuel Daniel, Oghenekaro Etebor, Taiwo Awoniyi, Azubuike Okechukwu, Erhun Obanor, Godwin Saviour to tackle the Red Devils at the Adokiye Amiesieamaka Stadium in [...]

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    No reason to fear Nigeria, says Congo’s coach

No reason to fear Nigeria, says Congo’s coach

Congo coach, Claude LeRoy, is ready to inflict further misery on Nigeria when he takes his side to Port Harcourt for a 2016 Olympic Games qualifier against the Dream Team on Sunday. The Red Devils defeated the Super Eagles 3-2 last year in Calabar during a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier which ultimately denied Nigeria a place at the finals [...]

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    Siasia: Dream Team will beat Congo 4-0

Siasia: Dream Team will beat Congo 4-0

Nigeria U-23 team coach, Samson Siasia, has predicted a convincing 4-0 win over Congo in the first leg of their Rio 2016 Olympic qualifier in Port Harcourt on Sunday. According to the former Super Eagles coach, the Dream Team are fully prepared for the match and he’s aiming for a whitewash of the opponent. “We have been preparing hard for the game [...]

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    ‎Siasia picks 25 for Congo clash

‎Siasia picks 25 for Congo clash

Nigeria’s U-23 coach, Samson Siasia, has selected 25 players ahead of the African U-23 championship final round, first leg match with Congo. Siasia said the selected players would be joined by four overseas-based players – Imoh Ezekiel, Aminu Umar, Sodiq Popoola and Gabriel Abalo – for the final phase of preparations for the crucial game billed for the Adokiye Amiesiemaka Stadium, [...]

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    5 times Karma has ‘exposed’ ages of Nigerian players

5 times Karma has ‘exposed’ ages of Nigerian players

Karma is a five letter word, but the spelling starts with a B!   To correctly understand Karma, one would have to frame it within reincarnation but that’s not what we have in mind. You must have heard the saying “What goes around comes around” – the belief that a bad thing that happened to someone is deserved because of their past [...]

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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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