16 Jul 2018
The contingent of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles departed Nouakchott, capital of Mauritania yesterday following a 1-1 draw with their Mauritanian counterparts in the first leg, final qualifying round for the 2019 Total Africa U-20 Cup of Nations.
12 Jul 2018
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.
28 May 2018
Former Flying Eagles manager, John Obuh believes the Super Eagles players have no reasons to fail at the Russia 2018 World Cup, which kicks off on June 14, saying the financial and moral support given to the team should be enough to motivate them to success. Obuh told The Guardian at the weekend that the…
16 May 2018
The Cross River State government has constituted a Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the hosting of the 2018 Women’s AFCON qualifier between the Super Falcons of Nigeria and their Gambian foes, as well as that of the Flying Eagles against Guinea Bissau. The matches are slated for the U.J Esuene Stadium in Calabar on May…
9 May 2018
Nigeria’s U-20 boys, Flying Eagles, will depart for Guinea Bissau today to take on their Guinea Bissau counterparts in the first leg of a 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations second round qualifying fixture on Saturday.
26 Jan 2017
Former Super Eagles winger, Mark Anunobi, has expressed regret over the absence of the Nigerian national team at the on-going 2017 Africa Cup of Nations holding in Gabon.
10 Oct 2016
Former Flying Eagles coach, John Obuh, has said that the prolific style of play by Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger and Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola were the exceptional skills ...
22 Aug 2016
Former Under-17 coach, John Obuh, has stated that the Golden Eaglets’ failure to beat the Junior Menas of Niger at the weekend in the 2017 Africa U-17 qualifier and crashing out from next year’s African U-17 championship.
25 Jul 2016
Mohammed Abdullah Mazda, who led Sudan to a 4-3 defeat of the Flying Eagles at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos, on Saturday, has revealed that he told his wards to expect an overconfident opponent before the match.
25 Jul 2016
National U-20 football team coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, was left rooted to his chair at the final whistle of the African U-20 Championship qualifier in Lagos, which his wards lost 4-3 to their Sudanese counterparts.
24 Jul 2016
Victor Osimhen, accounted for the nation’s ouster from the 2017 African U-20 Nations Cup yesterday.
6 mins ago
After a string of speeches from both sides in the run up to the Ukraine invasion anniversary, the situation seems to be heating up. Amidst the striking images of President Biden’s surprise visit to Kyiv, and his follow up speech in Warsaw where he raised the loud slogans “Kyiv stands strong” and “Ukraine will never be a victory for Russia,” Putin was also busy in commemorating the “anniversary” with back to back three retaliatory speeches in three days in which he announced the unilateral suspension of the New START treaty as well as announced to deploy new Sarmat multi-warhead intercontinental ballistic missiles this year.
7 mins ago
There is a Yoruba adage, which says that ‘ogbon odun yii, were emii ni.’ (The wisdom of this year is foolishness in the course of time). Talking philosophically, when one relies on an older matrix to work in the present, one’s failure is likely to be like Atiku Abubakar’s. Why? The dynamics of the present may certainly not be exactly the same with the past.
8 mins ago
We all know we’ve let down our guard these past few days, or weeks. The tension and circus of political intrigues have made us forget who we really are.
9 mins ago
James Madison, America’s fourth president (1809–1817), who made a major contribution to the ratification of the Constitution by writing The Federalist Papers, once said, and I quote, “No man can be a competent legislator who does not add to an upright intention and a sound judgment a certain degree of knowledge of the subject on which he is to legislate. Legislators represent people, not trees or acres. Legislators are elected by voters, not farms, cities, or economic interests.”