AS the Super Eagles made a triumphant entry into the country as champions f Africa from South Africa on Tuesday, Erasmus Onu, a former handler of the home-based Eagles team, has suggested that Stephen Keshi be granted greater autonomy as coach of the national team over technical and financial concerns of the team.Read More
THE Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced that it has no plans to contract a foreign technical director for the national teams.
This is coming at the heels of an earlier disclosure by a Board member, Emeka Inyama that “there was no going back on its plan to hire a foreign technical director for the national teams.”Read More
Former Nigeria Football Federation, NFF secretary-general, Taiwo Ogunjobi has tasked the nation’s soccer ruling body and the Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi to put behind the drama of the Africa Cup of Nations and consolidate on the triumphant return from South Africa 2013.Read More
Nigeria deservedly toppled title-holders, Zambia’s Chipolopolo and dismantled a resurgent Cote d’Ivoire’s star-studded Elephants enroute to winning the African Cup of Nations in South Africa.
Our Sports Editor, story teller, Tony Ubani, who followed the team from Mbombela to Rustenberg and to Durban and Johannesburg chronicles the story of the surprise success that has sent warning signals to African teams and made many Nigerians eat their words and put Stephen Keshi in a king-size position against his detractors.
…Says victory calls for soul searching
Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has said that Super Eagles victory in the recently concluded African Nations Cup in South Africa calls for soul searching as he splashed a total of N59 million on the team and the supporters club members.
Ex-international, Victor Ezeji is excited that players from the Nigerian league proved their mettle alongside their foreign-based compatriots that enabled the Super Eagles to reclaim the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa.Read More
Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan Thursday night made members of the Super Eagles proud of their Nations Cup effort when he organized a befitting reception for them and also rewarded them with money.Read More
Triumphant Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi has said that he hopes that Nigeria’s success at the 2013 AFCON in South Africa would usher in a new dawn of glory for soccer in the country.Read More
Former Green Eagles star, Paul Okoku has said that the Cup triumph of the Super Eagles at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa has vindicated Coach Stephen Keshi’s decision to give opportunities to home-based players in his 23-man team to the tournament.Read More
Nigeria defender Elderson Echiejile has said the recent AFCON triumph will boost team confidence in the 2014 World Cup qualifiers.Read More
President Goodluck Jonathan has sent a letter of appreciation to Chief Johnson Arumemi-Ikhide, Chairman of Arik Air, for providing the aircraft that brought the national football team, the Super Eagles, from South Africa to Nigeria after the African Cup of Nations 2013.Read More
Burkina Faso striker, Alain Traore has said that it was a shame that the Stallions lost the final match of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa to the Super Eagles of Nigeria.Read More
Roy Hodgson’s England side climbed two places to fourth in the latest FIFA monthly rankings released by world football’s governing body on Thursday.Read More
President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday charged the Super Eagles to not only ensure that Nigeria qualifies for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil but to play in the final of the competition.Read More
Speaker of the Delta State Legislature, Rt Hon (Engr) Victor Ochei has urged Nigerians to support the award winning Super Eagles manager, Stephen Keshi in his effort at ensuring that Nigeria qualifies for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil next year.Read More