Afelokhai rues Nigeria’s failure to qualify for 2020 CHAN
Home-based Super Eagles goalkeeper, Theophilus Afelokhai, is yet to get over Nigeria’s ouster from next year’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Cameroon...
Afelokhai set to step in for injured Uzoho
Enyimba Goalkeeper, Theophilus Afelokhai may be invited to step into the injured Francis Uzoho’s shoes ahead of the forthcoming African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin Republic and Lesotho.
Musa, Iwobi, Oshoala top nominees for Nigeria Pitch Awards
Super Eagles’ stars, Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi and Super Falcons’ forward, Asisat Oshoala, who plays for FC Barcelona women, have been unveiled as some of the top nominees for the 2018/19 Nigeria Pitch Awards. The list of nominees for the awards, which recognises top performing Nigerian footballers in the outgone season, was released at the…
Shorunmu canvasses friendly tests for Eagles’ goalkeepers
Former Super Eagles Goalkeepers’ Trainer, Ike Shorunmu has urged the senior national team coaches to create avenues to expose the team’s goal custodians to international match situations ahead of the 2019 African Nations Cup. Noting that this year’s African Nations Cup in Egypt would be highly competitive and tough due to the increase in number…
Afelokhai, Onyekuru, Iheanacho are early birds as Eagles begin training today
Officials of the Super Eagles were pleasantly surprised yesterday when the bulk of the players invited for this weekend’s Cameroun 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier against South Africa arrived the team’s camp ahead of today’s opening training session.
Afelokhai may get a look in as Eagles open camp in Asaba November 12
Enyimba of Aba Goalkeeper, Theophilus Afelokhai is on Super Eagles coaches’ radar and would be given a chance in the team after Nigeria’s African Nations...
Shorunmu advises Rohr to give Afelokhai a chance in Eagles’ squad
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu believes Enyimba’s Theophilus Afelokhai deserves to be in the national team. He says the former Kano Pillars goalkeeper has done enough to warrant invitation to the team, which has his teammate, Ikechukwu Ezenwa as one of the goalkeepers.
Afelokhai cautiously optimistic as Enyimba confront Rayon Sports
There is the tendency for a home team to see a drawn away game as an already concluded tie, even when the second and decisive leg has not been played. In some cases, though, the home team has lived to regret not paying much attention to its preparation for the return leg when the damage had already been done.