Monday, September 24, 2018

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    Keeping up with Nigerian players: Uche, Ofoedu net a brace each but Balogun sees red

Keeping up with Nigerian players: Uche, Ofoedu net a brace each but Balogun sees red

Chikeluba Ofoedu and Kalu Uche each scored a brace for their respective clubs at the weekend.Leon Balogun and Taiwo Awoniyi were sent off while Kenneth Omeruo earned a yellow card in the colours of Kasimpasa.TheCable takes you around the top leagues across the world to see how Nigerian players fared.AustriaAttacking midfielder Ibrahim Alhassan did not make the Austria Wien squad [...]

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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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    Liverpool finally sign Awoniyi

Liverpool finally sign Awoniyi

Liverpool have signed Nigerian striker Taiwo Awoniyi, with the player immediately joining FSV Frankfurt, the Bundesliga 2 side, on loan.The 18-year-old becomes the 16th player to leave the club on loan this summer, following similar temporary moves for Samed Yesil (FC Luzern), Sergi Canos (Brentford), Joe Maquire (Leyton Orient) and Ryan McLaughlin (Aberdeen) in the past few days.Liverpool reportedly beat [...]

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    Awoniyi set to join Liverpool

Awoniyi set to join Liverpool

Taiwo Awoniyi is on the brink of completing a deal with Liverpool.Nigeria U-23 team’s media officer Timi Ebikagboro has confirmed that Awoniyi is currently missing a training camp ahead of the All-Africa Games in order to fly to Merseyside to undergo a medical and sign a contract.The 18-year-old striker will sign for the Reds from a Nigerian based academy, Imperial [...]

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    Flying Eagles pummel Nurnberg in tune-up game

Flying Eagles pummel Nurnberg in tune-up game

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria defeated Nurnberg’s U-23 side 5-0 to continue their impressive form ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup.Taiwo Awoniyi can’t stop scoring as his goals gave the team a 2-0 lead. The striker has now bagged five goals in two games after his hat-trick against Hoffeinheim in their first match helped his side to a 5-2 [...]

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    Flying Eagles fly past Hoffenheim in tune-up match

Flying Eagles fly past Hoffenheim in tune-up match

Flying Eagles defeated Hoffenheim's U-23 team 5-2 in their first friendly match in preparation for the FIFA U-20 World Youth Championship.Two first half goals from Saviour Godwin and Chidera Ezeh and a second half hat-trick from Taiwo Awoniyi condemned the Bundesliga side’s feeder team to defeat in front of their fans.Godwin put Nigeria U-20 side ahead only for them to [...]

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    Awoniyi: I just want to keep doing my best

Awoniyi: I just want to keep doing my best

Two-goal hero for Nigeria against Zambia in the All-Africa Games qualifier in Lusaka, Taiwo Awoniyi, is not carried away with all the attention he’s getting at the moment.Awoniyi, who was drafted to the U-23 team from the Flying Eagles, became an instant hero after his goals earned the Dream Team a ticket to Congo-Brazzaville for the AAG.But the 17-year-old striker [...]

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    Dream Team pip Zambia to AAG ticket

Dream Team pip Zambia to AAG ticket

The national U-23 side, the Dream Team, qualified for the All-Africa Games scheduled for Congo-Brazzaville after overcoming Zambia 2-1 in Lusaka.Two goals from Taiwo Awoniyi, who was drafted into the team from the Flying Eagles, earned Nigeria a 2-1 aggregate win over the Zambians in a keenly contested match.It was a winner-takes-all-encounter after the first leg ended 0-0 at the [...]

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    Our objective is to be champions, says Flying Eagles coach

Our objective is to be champions, says Flying Eagles coach

Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, expects nothing but the trophy from his players after getting to the final of the U-20 African Youth Championship in Senegal. The junior national team beat arch-rivals Ghana 2-0 in the first semi-final on Wednesday. And as they await the winner between host Senegal and Mali in Sunday’s final, Garba has already set his eyes on [...]

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    Eagles off to a flying start at AYC

Eagles off to a flying start at AYC

Nigeria U-20 team, the Flying Eagles, opened their CAF African Youth Championship campaign with a 3-1 win over host Senegal at the Stade Leopold Senghor.Taiwo Awoniyi put his side ahead in the 10th minute. He doubled the lead few minutes later after beating goalkeeper Seydou Sy and a defender to the ball.Sidy Sarr pulled one back for the host, but [...]

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    Flying Eagles, Super Falcons trounce opponents 4-1

Flying Eagles, Super Falcons trounce opponents 4-1

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria on Saturday qualified for the third and final round of the 2015 African Youth Championship (AYC) qualifiers, after trouncing Tanzania counterpart 4-1.Playing at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna, Nigeria took the lead in the seventh minute when Alhassan Ibrahim's low shot beat goalkeeper Hamad Joma.The Ngorongoro Heroes evened scores on 16minutes, as Banda Hassan curled a free [...]

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    AYC: Impressive Flying Eagles win 2-0 in Tanzania

AYC: Impressive Flying Eagles win 2-0 in Tanzania

The Flying Eagles got off to a bright start in the qualifiers for the 2015 African Youth Championship (AYC) after beating hosts Tanzania 2-0 in Dar es Salaam on Sunday.The Nigerian under-20 male football team scored in the 49th minute through Musa Yahaya and extended their lead in the 82nd minute through Taiwo Awoniyi.According to a statement by the team’s [...]

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