NWPL resumes with an abridged league
“This season will be an abridged league. We have to consider the elections that are taking place and the competitions coming up in the year. We have taken note of most of the mistakes made last season and looking forward to a much better league this year, Onyedinma said.
Don’t allow AYC victory get into your head, Alloy Agu tells Flying Eagles
FORMER Flying Eagles assistant coach, Alloy Agu, has heap praises on the victorious Flying Eagles, for wining the African U-20 Championship in Senegal for the seventh time, saying the performance has proved that Nigeria has abundant talents at the grassroots level.
Keshi, Siasia, others to sign new NFF’s code of conduct
In a document tagged “Code of conduct for national team coaches,” which was obtained by The Guardian at the weekend, the NFF listed some conditions under which the coaches must operate, insisting that they are aimed at giving the country the best of representation at international competitions.
We are now focused on FIFA Junior World Cup, says Garba
Garba, who spoke in Abuja when the Flying Eagles’ coaching crew went to hand over the AYC trophy to the General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mohammed Sanusi, said the team realised its dream of becoming African junior champions in Senegal.
Splash FM Integrity Race winner, Pam, turns attention to Okpekpe
Pam at the weekend in Ibadan outpaced all comers to win the women version of the Integrity Race, which brought runners from across the ancient city.
Players demanding their rights not unpatriotic, says Yobo
JOSEPH Yobo is just one of the few who had the privilege of serving Nigeria uninterrupted for over 10 years. He first made his appearance as a junior player in the build-up to the 1999 FIFA Under-20 World Cup, which Nigeria hosted, before amassing 100 caps for Super Eagles, a team he also captained
Emenike forces own substitution in Turkey
Soon after blowing a one on one chance with Besiktas’ Tolga Zengin following a poor touch to control a long ball, Emenike was booed vociferously by his own fans, with allegations that some of the abuse was also racist. The Nigeria international appeared to angrily remove his shirt and marched towards the sidelines during Sunday night’s match against rivals Besiktas.
Sanusi promises rapid growth of Nigerian football
NEWLY appointed general secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Sanusi Mohammed, has promised that his tenure would usher in dramatic growth of the country’s football.
Bulbwa’s goal did not surprise us, says coach
FLYING Eagles goalkeepers’ trainer, Fancy Ewulu, has revealed that the performance of Bernard Bulbwa against Senegal in the final of the African Youth Championship (AYC) on Sunday did not surprise the team’s technical crew because they knew the quality in the lad.
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Eagles begin training, as Shorunmu advises players on hardwork
Super Eagles’ goalkeeper trainer, Ike Shorunmu, has charged the players to work hard to excel good in this week’s international friendly tie against Uganda and South Africa, saying their performance in the games would be used to pick those worthy of inclusion in the national team’s main squad