Shaibu Amodu, Eaglesâ€™ Chief Coach, has declared that he has no target for next monthâ€™s African Cup of Nations in Angola just as he insisted that there was no coach currently in the country that is as good as him.Read More
FORMER Eagles winger and 1994 Nations Cup winner, Emmanuel Amuneke has expressed reservation about the Super Eaglesâ€™ ability to be in the final four and probably win the trophy at the 2010 Nations Cup in Angola.Read More
Osaze is faced with the dilemma of ignoring the club and staying in camp with the Super Eagles. The Eagles are scheduled to play their opening game against the Pharaohs of Egypt on January 10.Read More
Even as preparations
for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi are yet to commence, Sports Minister and chairman, National Sports Commission, Sani Ndanusa said Nigeria will post the best performance by Africa nations at the Games.
Wolfsburg of Germany striker, Obafemi Martins, whose Manager ruled him out of the Nations Cup was named by Coach Shaibu Amodu Shaibu. So also is vice skipper of the Eagles and Everton of England defender Joseph Yobo who suffered a hamstring injury, Danny Shittu, Dickson Etuhu and Seyi Olofinjana.Read More
The concerned Clubs are Akwa United FC, Unicem Rovers FC, Prime FC, Mighty Jets FC, Nasarawa United FC, Adamawa United FC, FC Abuja and Elâ€“Kanemi Warriors.Read More
The Nigeria Football Federation made it clear on Monday that it has not received the $1 million 2010 FIFA World Cup preparation money due to each of the 32 Participating Member Associations, as wrongly reported by a national sports paper at the weekend.Read More
Ahead South Africa 2010 World Cup finals, the Nigeria Football Federation is planning a Four-Nation tournament with the inclusion of Brazil among the teams to be involved in the event to prepare the Eagles for the most prestigious global soccer game.Read More
President of the Nigeria Amateur Wrestling Federation, Chief Austin Edeze who disclosed this at the weekend said the championship is very important as it would the federation ample opportunity to select the wrestlers that would represent the country at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, IndiaRead More
Ghanaian youth international, Nouhoum Moutawakilou, has declared that the Black Stars of Ghana will be the team to beat at the forthcoming African Cup of Nations in Angola, with or without injured Chelsea of England midfielder, Michael Essien.Read More
After a careful evaluation of Nigeriaâ€™s campaign in the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations and FIFA World Cup qualifying series, FIFA and CAF executive committees member, Dr. Amos Adamu, has suggested that the technical crew of the national team could be reinforced with sound technical hands that can assist coach Shaibu Amodu achieve results at both tournaments.Read More
Guineaâ€™s foremost football club, Horoya Athletic Club de Conakry, on Sunday, won the 24th edition of the West Africa Football Union trophy, The Eyadema Cup, after beating Senegalâ€™s HLM de Dakar 2-1 in a thrilling final played at the national stadium, Lome, Togo.Read More
IN the past three years, Chief Mike Adenuga Jr has caused his company, Globacom, to commit up to N3billion to Nigerian football.Read More
FEDERATION presidents are the real winners of the crisis that engulfed the Nigeria Olympic Committee, NOC, even as the three wise men, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima, Rev. Moses Iloh and Chief Olatonkunbo Thomas, have quenched the fire that threatened the foundation of Nigerian Olympic family.Read More
Kiddies football has set alight the Federal Capital Territory as the 3rd edition of the Nigeria Football Federationâ€“organised National U-13 football championship rolled off the ground on Sunday.