Golden Eaglets… Keeping hope alive
Two years ago, Nigerian football became a subject of ridicule around the globe after the once conquering U-17 National team, Golden Eaglets, were eliminated by a relatively unknown Minas of Niger Republic in the race to India 2017 World Cup. The impact of the 2-3 aggregate defeat was felt by many football-loving Nigerians, as it…
Eaglets not only about revenge as Nigeria tackles Niger Republic
The Golden Eaglets say they are not only thinking of revenge when they meet hosts, Niger Republic in one of the semifinals of the on-going African U-17 Nations Cup qualifying series today.
Eaglets ‘ll maintain current lineup, says Ugbade
The Assistant Coach of the Golden Eaglets, Nduka Ugbade, said on Monday that the team would maintain its line up in their next match against Niger Republic at the ongoing U-17 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers. The match will take place on Sept. 12 against the hosts. Ugbade made the disclosure in a telephone…
Nigeria thrashes Cote d’Ivoire 5-1 to resuscitate bid for U-17 AFCON ticket
Nigeria yesterday thrashed Cote d’Ivoire 5-1 to resuscitate its hope of qualifying for the African U-17 Nations Cup final.
NFF approves MRI test for Golden Eaglets
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) at the weekend approved the number of players selected by national U-17 coach, Manu Garba for the mandatory Magnetic Resonance Imagery (MRI) scan, which would be conducted on the Golden Eaglets ahead of the zonal qualifiers for the 2019 Africa U-17 Nations Cup scheduled for Tanzania. The Eaglets are billed to…
Golden Eaglets drawn against B’Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Benin in qualifiers
Nigeria’s cadet national team, Golden Eaglets have a feisty route to ply in their desire to reach next year’s African U17 Nations Cup, as they have been drawn against Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire and Benin Republic in Group B of the zonal qualifiers, which is scheduled to start on September 2 in Niamey, Niger Republic,…
Giwa-led NFF pledges support for Golden Eaglets, Flying Eagles
The Nigeria Football Federation, (NFF) has assured Golden Eaglets’ coach, Manu Garba, and his team of all the necessary support as the team prepares for the African Under-17 regional qualifiers in Niger Republic.
Oruma opens up on loss of N2 billion to fraudsters
For the first time, former Golden Eaglets captain and Super Eagles midfielder, Wilson Oghenekevwe Oruma, has opened up on his travail in the hands of fraudsters...
Future Eagles: Under-15 boys point to bright future for Nigerian football
The riddle that is Nigeria’s inability to carry success at youth level over into the seniors has remained impossible to crack since the Golden Eaglets won the very first edition of the Under-17 World Cup in 1985.
Abuja-based journalist applies for Golden Eaglets coaching job
Former Nigeria National U-15/U-13 Media Officer, Bunmi Blair has applied for the vacant Nigeria National U-17 team job, which was recently advertised by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).