NFF expects gold medals from Flying Eagles, Falconets at African Games
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi has challenged the U-20 boys’ and girls’ national teams to go for gold medals in the football...
Flying Eagles Coach Aigbogun sure of success as football contingent heads to Rabat
Flying Eagles’ head coach Paul Aigbogun yesterday in Abuja expressed confidence in his young home-based team doing the nation proud at the 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Egyptians lambast Nigerian footballers over ‘frequent’ protests
Some Egyptian fans feel the frequent reports of protests by Nigerian players about non-payment of match allowances and bonuses are not doing the African continent any good. Within the last two months, Nigerian teams taking part in international competitions have protested over alleged non-payment of entitlements by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). From the…
U-20 World Cup: Nigeria failed to prepare, says FA member
Godwin Bamigboye, board member of FCT Football Association (FA), says the woeful performance of the Flying Eagles of Nigeria in the ongoing U-20 World Cup in Poland was was due to failure of the team to prepare adequately for the tournament.
The inglorious exit of Flying Eagles
I recall the good old days of Academicals football in Nigeria. The secondary schools used to produce football players of quality in an endless stream...
Flying Eagles didn’t make good impression, says Akanni
Ex-international Wahidi Akanni on Tuesday said that the performance of the U-20 Flying Eagles at the ongoing World Cup in Poland was not impressive.
Flying Eagles out, lose 1-2 to Senegal
The West African derby lived up to its billing as Senegal held off a dangerous Nigeria 2-1 at the Lodz Stadium, reports FIFA.COM. The victors of the continental clash earned a spot in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019. Forward Amadou Sagna broke the deadlock in the 36th minute with a…
Nigeria’s Flying Eagles crash out of U20 World Cup after defeat by Senegal
Senegal defeated Nigeria’s Flying Eagles 2-1 in their round of 16 clash on Monday night, June 3 at the ongoing FIFA U20 World Cup in Poland. The encounter at Lodz saw Senegal take the kick-off and in the 10th minute, Tijani came close to netting the opener after winning a header in the penalty box,…
Flying Eagles sure of beating Senegal for quarterfinals ticket
Nigeria believe they can overpower fellow African representatives, Senegal today to reach the FIFA U20 World Cup quarterfinals in Poland.
Flying Eagles arrive in Lodz for duel against Young Lions of Teranga
The Nigeria’s U-20 team arrived in the city of Lodz yesterday afternoon, ahead of tomorrow’s FIFA U20 World Cup Round of 16 clash...