‘Poor grassroots culture bane of Nigerian football’
FIFA-licensed football agent, Shina Philips said yesterday that the country has not been able to produce players for big European clubs and...
Rufai, Diouf others extol Ambode as African legends hold Nigerian icons 4-4
It was fanfare at the Agege Stadium, Lagos at the weekend when Nigerian football legends battled with their African counterparts in an exhibition game to bid farewell to Lagos State Governor, Akinwumi Ambode. Ambode, who is credited with building several sports facilities in Lagos State, will leave office later this month. The game featured on…
Emmanuel Amuneke earning his stripes on the continent
In March, history was made in Tanzanian football. For the first time in 39 years, the senior national team qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), beating Uganda in Dar es Salaam by three unrivalled goals in the final qualifying match. The joy, the sheer weight of the achievement, is one that has taken…
Emmanuel Amuneke’s bravery did the magic for Tanzania, says Erico
Former Super Eagles Assistant Coach, Joe Erico says the ‘bravery’ of Coach Emmanuel Amuneke played a huge part in Taifa Stars of Tanzania’s qualification for the 2019 African Cup of Nations.
Amuneke is a good risk taker, says Adepoju
When coach Emmanuel Amuneke picked up the job of qualifying the Taifa Stars of Tanzania to the 2019 AFCON, some Nigerians felt he was embarking on an‘ impossible mission,’ considering the long absence of the East Africans.....
Tanzania hires Amuneke as national teams’ head coach
The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) has announced the appointment of Super Eagles’ former forward, Emmanuel Amuneke as the head coach of its national teams...
Nigeria's Emmanuel Amuneke appointed Tanzania coach
Ex-Nigeria international Emmanuel Amuneke has been appointed head coach of the Tanzania national team. The 1994 African footballer of the year will now be in charge of the Taifa Stars and will work to help his team get their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign back on track. The 47-year-old signed a two-year deal to…
Sudanese side, Al Khartoum, sacks Amuneke
Former Super Eagles’ star, Emmanuel Amuneke has been sacked as coach of Sudanese side, Al Khartoum SC, following a string of bad results, reports Egyptian website, kingfut.com.
Amuneke rejects youth teams as 60 coaches battle for NFF jobs
Over 60 coaches have applied for the various technical jobs declared vacant by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).