Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tag "Super Sand Eagles"

    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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    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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    Sand Eagles head to Bahamas for Beach Soccer World Cup

Sand Eagles head to Bahamas for Beach Soccer World Cup

Nigeria’s Supersand Eagles on Thursday night departed country to participate in the 9th FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup taking place in Nassau, capital of The Bahamas.Eight of the players that made the final cut of 12 travelled on Thursday night along with the coaches and backroom staff, while the remaining four (who only got their transit entry visas into the [...]

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    Nigerian referee hopes to make history at Beach Soccer World Cup

Nigerian referee hopes to make history at Beach Soccer World Cup

Jelili Ogunmuyiwa says his utmost ambition is to officiate the final of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.He is one of the African referees that will officiate at the championship which will take place in Bahamas between April 27 and May 7."The greatest thing that will happen now is for me to be at the final of the Beach Soccer World [...]

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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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    Beach Soccer World Cup: Nigeria’s Sand Eagles to face Italy, Mexico

Beach Soccer World Cup: Nigeria’s Sand Eagles to face Italy, Mexico

Nigeria has been drawn in Group B of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup.The draw took place Wednesday morning at the Hotel Atlantis in Nassau.The Super Sand Eagles will slug it out with Italy, Mexico and a yet to be determined AFC opponent.Hosts Bahamas will face Switzerland, Ecuador and Senegal in Group A.The Beach Soccer World Cup will take place [...]

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    Senegal deny Sand Eagles World Cup ticket

Senegal deny Sand Eagles World Cup ticket

The Super Sand Eagles of Nigeria have failed to book a ticket to this year’s FIFA Beach World Cup in Portugal after they lost 4-3 to Senegal in the semi-final of the CAF Beach Soccer Championship in Seychelles on Saturday.Senegal took the lead in the first period of the match, but Emeka Ogbonna levelled the score few minutes later.Abu Azeez [...]

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    Sand Eagles captain seeks pound of flesh against Senegal

Sand Eagles captain seeks pound of flesh against Senegal

Super Sand Eagles captain, Isiaka Olawale, cannot wait to face Senegal in their CAF Beach Soccer semi-final clash with revenge high up in his mind.Nigeria topped Group A bagging maximum points in games against hosts Seychelles, Egypt and Cote d’Ivoire.They now face Senegal – their conqueror in the 2011 final in Casablanca, Morocco – with a place in FIFA [...]

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    Sand Eagles top group after narrow win over Cote d’Ivoire

Sand Eagles top group after narrow win over Cote d’Ivoire

Super Sand Eagles of Nigeria won their third game the hard way after being a man down for all of the last two periods and overtime.The team defeated Cote d’Ivoire 7-6 at the 2015 African Beach Soccer Championship Group A match on Thursday, in Victoria, Seychelles.The Audu Adamu Ejo-tutored side had already bagged a semi-final ticket before the game, but [...]

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    Sand Eagles must beat Cote d’Ivoire, says Adamu

Sand Eagles must beat Cote d’Ivoire, says Adamu

Samson Adamu, the CEO of Kinetic Sports Management, organisers of the annual Copa Lagos beach soccer tournament has called on the Super Sand Eagles to win their next match against Cote d’Ivoire.The team, who are currently campaigning at the on-going CAF African Beach Soccer Championship, has bagged maximum points from two games scoring 14 goals and conceding two.The Sand Eagles [...]

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    Sand Eagles bury Egypt with goals

Sand Eagles bury Egypt with goals

The Super Sand Eagles of Nigeria beat Egypt 4-1 in the CAF African Beach Soccer Championship at the Roche Caiman Sports Complex in Seychelles on Wednesday.It was a tight affair despite the scoreline showing otherwise as the Sand Eagles dug deep to achieve victory.The first period ended goalless which saw the two teams defending brilliantly. Nigeria led 1-0 after the [...]

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    Sand Eagles whitewash Seychelles in opening match

Sand Eagles whitewash Seychelles in opening match

Super Sand Eagles of Nigeria defeated Seychelles 10-1 in the opening game of the CAF African Beach Soccer Championship on Tuesday.Goals from Emeka Ogbonna (2), Bartholomew Ibenegbu (2), Emmanuel Ohweferi, Abu Azeez (2), Isiaka Olawale, Adams Taiwo, and Victor Tale condemned the host – who are making their debut in the championship – to defeat.The win gives Nigeria three points [...]

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    We are ready for beach soccer tourney, says Sand Eagles coach

We are ready for beach soccer tourney, says Sand Eagles coach

Super Sand Eagles coach, Audu Adamu Ejo, is not afraid of meeting any team in Seychelles when the African Beach Soccer Championship commences.Nigeria will face the hosts in the opening match at the Roche Caiman Sports Complex, Victoria on Tuesday.And Ejo is fully ready for the clash and subsequent ones.“We have prepared very well for this championship, with the [...]

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