FIFA to pay injured Uzoho’s wages as club begin search for new goalkeeper
World football governing body, FIFA will be responsible for Francis Uzoho’s wages for the entirety of the time he will be out of action, as part of its compensation scheme to clubs whose players are injured during the international break, reports footballlive.ng.
Rohr looks at positives as Brazil force Nigeria to 1-1 draw
Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr was full of praise for his wards after yesterday’s gutsy display against Brazil in an international friendly match in Singapore. The South American champions forced Nigeria to a 1-1 draw at the Singapore National Stadium in Kallang
Super Eagles respect but don’t fear Brazil, Ekong says
Super Eagles’ stand-in captain William Troos-Ekong says while they respect five-times world champions Brazil they, however, have no fear as both teams step out in a friendly in Singapore.
Neymar becomes youngest to 100 Brazil caps in friendly draw
Neymar became the youngest player to make 100 appearances for Brazil on Thursday but the Paris Saint-Germain forward had to settle for a 1-1 draw as he failed to score in a friendly with Senegal in Singapore.
Brazil friendly a true test for Super Eagles, says Sofoluwe
Former Nigerian international, Yisa Sofoluwe believes the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is on the right track by organising grade A friendlies for the Super Eagles, especially the upcoming game against Brazil in Singapore next month. The former defender says such games will add steel to the Eagles confidence.
Mugabe's body heads back to a divided Zimbabwe for burial
The body of Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe was flown out of Singapore Wednesday following his death last week, his nephew said, heading home for burial in a country bitterly divided by the hero-turned-despot's legacy.
Relatives fly to Singapore to bring Mugabe home
Close relatives and government officials flew out of Zimbabwe on Monday to collect the body of ex-president Robert Mugabe from Singapore where he died last week, his nephew said.
Why did Mugabe spend his last days in Singapore?
Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe spent his final days in Singapore at one of Asia's best hospitals, more than 8,000 kilometres (5,000 miles) away from his homeland.