Flying Eagles’ winger Alalade undergoes successful surgery in Argentina
Enyimba and Nigeria junior international, Wasiu Alalade has undergone a successful surgery in Argentina, Completesports.com reports.
NFF mourns former Flying Eagles captain, Isaac Promise
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has described as ‘shocking’, reports yesterday evening that former Nigeria U20 and U23 captain, Isaac Promise had died.
Flying Eagles fumble as African games end
After two weeks of hostilities by athletes from different parts of the continent, the 12th African Games will end this afternoon in Rabat, Morocco.
Flying Eagles qualify for gold battle as Falconets prepare for Cameroon
Flying Eagles of Nigeria yesterday qualified for the football final of the on-going African Games following a penalty shoot out defeat of Mali in one of the semifinals.
Okagbare disqualified as Nigeria close in on football gold medals
Nigeria's dream of reasserting their dominance on the African tracks took a hit yesterday when Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor was disqualified in the 100 metres women event. Okagbare was disqualified in heat 1 of women’s 100m semifinal for a false start.
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...