Nigerian football lovers may be in for a shock treatment when the Africa Nations Cup kicks off on January 10, 2010 with the manner of players Super Eagles coach, Shaibu Amodu finally announced Wednesday as his team to face Group C opponents, Mozambique, Benin Republic and defending champions, Egypt.Read More
Former Green Eagles midfielder Friday Ekpo seem to have a firm trust in Shaibu Amodu’s leadership qualities, reports Kate Obodo.
Ekpo who was an outstanding midfielder during his days with the Eagles said Amoduâ€™s team has a collection of quality players who have what it takes to confront any team in the world.
Former Super Eagles coach to the 2002 Korea/ Japan World Cup, Adegboye Onigbinde has warned the Super Eagles not to underrate other teams during the Africa Nationâ€™s Cup billed for Angola this month.Read More
Super Eagles players shortly before their departure Wednesday to Durban, South Africa, on training tour ahead the African Nations Cup in Angola bared their minds on what to expect.Read More
To get things done, you need â€œdoersâ€, and Anthony Baffoe definitely belongs in that category. The 44-year-old can look back on a storied career, and his experience combined with his engaging personality, way with words and skills in sports management make him the ideal ambassador for African football.Read More
Former Flying coach Tunde Disu has called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) not to change the team that qualified the country for the first World Cup to be staged in Africa in June.Read More
Many summed the year 2009 as a near disaster for football in Nigeria. The countryâ€™s qualification for the World Cup in South Africa was indeed a face-saving measure for football in the year.Read More
As another memorable footballing year approaches its conclusion, FIFA President Joseph Sepp Blatter had the following message for fans of the sport;
â€œA successful and exciting football year that featured top-class FIFA competitions is drawing to a close.To stage successful events, the whole football family worldwide needs to stand together and work hand in hand, a feat that has been achieved in 2009.
The New Year no doubt will usher in a lot of new developments in Nigerian sports and for Bayelsa State owned football club Bayelsa United, a new management awaits the 2008/2009 Globacom Premier League champions.Read More
Having finished year 2009 on a low note, Shooting Stars General Manager Mutiu Adepoju is disappointed but confident that the New Year will bring good tidings to his Ibadan based side.Read More