It's time Nigeria returned to AFCON
Nigeria has finally made it to the AFCON qualifiers. This has been the news that has made the sports industry in Nigeria very proud. The Nigerian team has been showing tremendous progress in the recent past, and this recent success is just one instance when the team has managed to pull past the finish line.…
Super Eagles delight in Weah’s $2,000 each gift
Liberian President, George Weah on Tuesday rewarded the Super Eagles with a cash gift of $2,000-a-man for honouring his invitation for a friendly game to retire his No 14 jersey.
Twitter Reacts to George Weah's 79-Minute Show Against Super Eagles
51-year-old George Weah, president of Liberia took up the number 14 jersey against the Super Eagles of Nigeria in a friendly to mark the retirement of the jersey. He was joined by 48-year-old Liberia's Coach and retired player James Debbah. Weah, a Ballon d'Or winner started, lasted 79 minutes on the pitch but not without…
Udoh, Olamilekan in as Eagles battle Liberia tomorrow
Fresh from a 3-0 defeat of Seychelles in an African Nations Cup qualifier in Victoria on Saturday, the Super Eagles will take on their Liberian counterparts in an international friendly tomorrow.
Kanu Heart Foundation holds free screening, walk for life Sep. 26
Kanu Heart Foundation, the non-governmental charity organization founded by former Super Eagles’ Captain, Nwankwo Kanu, will hold a two-day free medical screening...
Eagles revive AFCON hopes, thrash Seychelles’ Pirates 3-0
Nigeria, yesterday, brightened her chances of qualifying for next year’s CAF Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), after subduing Seychelles 3-0, at the Stade Linite in Victoria. Goals from Ahmed Musa, Chidozie Awaziem, and Odion Ighalo ensured that the Eagles defeated The Pirates in front of their home crowd, thereby plummeting Seychelles’ hopes of featuring in…
Musa on target as Super Eagles rout Seychelles
The Super Eagles of Nigeria didn't need to get into higher gears as they strolled to a 3-0 victory over Seychelles. Captain Ahmed Musa opened the scoring in spectacular fashion in the 15th minute. The Al Nassr forward continued his fine form from the World Cup where he bagged two goals with a sublime…
Seychelles vs Nigeria: Rohr’s opportunity to reshape in the Post-Moses era
While not privy to the Gernot Rohr’s personal communications, it is not an abundantly arduous task to divine his reaction when Victor Moses broke the sudden, chilling news of his retirement to the Coach. That little jolt, the blank stare, the request for reiteration, the plea, the desperate plea daubed with great times shared and…
Prove your worth against Seychelles, Esu tells Eagles
As the Super Eagles face the Pirates of Seychelles in the qualification for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Vitoria this afternoon, veteran coach, Godfery Esu, has challenged the players, particularly the newly invited ones, to use the opportunity and make a name for themselves.
Playing on artificial turf should not be an excuse —Shorunmu
Former Super Eagles goalkeepers’ trainer, Ike Shorunmu believes the players should not use playing on artificial turf as an excuse to fail in today’s AFCON qualifier against Seychelles.
Nigeria to play Liberia after Saudi match cancelled
Nigeria will play Liberia in a friendly in Monrovia next week after the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Seychelles, the team announced on Friday.