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July 16, 2018

My dad was in kidnappers’ den during Argentina match, says Mikel

Nigeria’s skipper, Mikel Obi has opened up on the trauma he went through as he led the Super Eagles in the futile effort to get past the group stage of the Russia 2018 World Cup. In a statement released by his publicists, Mikel remarked: “Following various speculators about recent occurrence with my father. I can confirm I had to suppress emotional trauma to lead Nigeria out against Argentina last Tuesday 26th June in Saint Petersburg. “Four hours before kick-off, I received a call from Nigeria that my father Pa Michael Obi had been kidnapped for the second time. “He was…

Russia 2018 World Cup: Eagles’ll prepare well for Zambia – NFF

Commends Aspire Football Dream project The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has assured that the Super Eagles would prepare well for the October 9 battle of Ndola against Zambia. The encounter is one which both Zambia and Nigeria would do everything to win, in a bid to make a good start in a group that also has Algeria and Cameroon. Zambia last week called up 33 players to camp ahead of the tie, while Super Eagles German coach, Gernot Rohr invited 23 players who are to start camping in Abuja from October 2. NFF’s image maker, Demola Olajire who spoke in…

Vincent Enyeama quits Super Eagles

  Goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has announced his retirement from the national team, a day after he was officially stripped of the captain’s armband for the Super Eagles. Enyeama, who recently had an altercation with the Coach of the Nigerian team, Sunday Oliseh, said on his Instagram page he is no longer available for national team duties and would henceforth face his club career. He wrote, “I have fought a good fight for more than 13years.I have finished my course, I have kept the faith and sang the anthem with passion. henceforth, there is laid for me a crown which only…

Amuneke alerts Nigerians on internet fraudsters

Emmanuel Amuneke (MON), Golden Eaglets’ Head coach, has sent out a warning against online scammers, while categorically denying having a Facebook account.The former Barcelona of Spain forward insisted that he should not be associated with an impostor on the social web.A certain person had for long been parading himself as the 1994 African Footballer of the Year on Facebook, but Amuneke said it was nothing but a fictitious account since he’s not on any social media for that matter.“I’m not on Facebook and I’m not ashamed of saying so,” Amuneke said.“The only thing I do on my phone is receiving calls…

Super Eagles qualify for Semi-Final; defeat Morrocco by 4 Goals to 3

Many Nigerians also believe in miracle. We have seen miracles many times before in our football. God suddenly shows up when we have lost all hopes in our national team. The game started in frantic fashion as a shot from Mouhssine forced Agbim to make a fine save inside the opening minute, after the Moroccan broke in from the right flank. But Nigeria responded later, when Ugonna Uzochukwu headed a free-kick from Ejike Uzoenyi wide. Morocco goals were scored by a Mohsine Moutaouali brace and one by Iajour Mouhssine while the Nigeria’s goals were scored by Ugonna Uzochukwu, Rabiu Ali,…

Super Eagles benched Bafana Bafana by 3 goals to 1

The South African Football Team Bafana Bafana were on Sunday 19th January, eliminated from the 2014 CHAN tournament when they were convincingly beaten 3-1 by a well-oiled Super Eagles side missing most of its superstars that won the Africa Cup of Nations last year. In a match in which Bafana needed only a draw at Cape Town Stadium to progress to the quarter-finals, the home side again contrived to disappoint its myriad of supporters with a below par performance. By the end of 90 minutes, Gordon Igesund’s charges were thoroughly outplayed and relieved to hear the referee’s final whistle which…