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Yisa Sofoluwe

13 Feb 2021
In the past one month, four former international football players, a former Chairman of the Nigeria Football Association and a fine sports journalist have all passed on.
11 Feb 2021
Nigerian football fraternity was thrown into another mourning yesterday following the death of former Green Eagles defender, Yisa Sofoluwe, at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital .
27 Jul 2018
Former Super Eagles player, Yisa Sofoluwe has called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to fashion out effective ways of monitoring players’ form to avoid corruption in team selection in the male and female national teams.
12 Jun 2018
Former Nigeria international, Yisa Sofoluwe believes the Super Eagles lack the tactical discipline needed to excel at a competition as big as the forthcoming 2018 World Cup, slated to kick off in Russia on Thursday.  Sofoluwe, who said he has been following Nigeria’s build up to the World Cup, said the Eagles have a lot of…
23 Mar 2018
Former Green Eagles defender, Yisa Sofoluwe has advised Coach Gernot Rohr to use the international friendlies against Poland and Serbia to work on certain areas of his team, particularly the defence. The Super Eagles will meet Poland today in Wrocław before facing Serbia at The Hive in London four days later. Speaking with The Guardian…
30 Jan 2018
As the Home-based Super Eagles confront their Sudanese counterparts in one of the semifinal matches tomorrow at the on-going CHAN competition in Morocco, former Green Eagles star, Yisa Sofoluwe has given the team some tips on how to cage the opponent.
23 Jan 2018
The 2018 Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry Games continue today at the Legacy Pitch of the National Stadium Lagos, with teams competing in the preliminaries of the football event battling for qualification for the next stage of the competition. Former Nigeria international, Coach Yisa Sofoluwe was the centre of attraction yesterday as he led Chevron…
19 Jan 2018
As the Home-based Super Eagles take on their Libyan counterparts today in their second group match at the on-going African Nations Championship in Morocco, formal international...
24 Mar 2017
Former Eagles Defender, Yisa Sofoluwe, has advised Nigerian coaches to build up as many players as are available to the country to avoid the constant anxiety that grips the nation each time a star player decides to withdraw from a match.
29 Aug 2016
Former Super Eagles defender, Yisa Sofoluwe, has urged the new national team manager, Gernot Rohr, to include some of the U-23 players, who won the bronze medal at the just concluded Rio 2016 Olympics ...
25 Jun 2016
Former Eagles player, Yisa Sofoluwe, has said that Nigeria’s qualification to Russia 2018 World Cup will depend mainly on the players. Nigeria will meet Cameroun, Algeria and Zambia ...


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