The Panthers dealt a deflating loss to the Atlas Lions in Libreville as they beat the visitors by a two goal margin and qualified for the 2010 African Cup of Nations.Read More
Despite crowd trouble which almost marred last weekend Champions league second-leg semi- final between Kano Pillars and Heartland, the Nigeria 2009 Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup Kano a clean-bill to host the FIFA Under- 17 World Cup billed for October 24 to November 11.Read More
The Local Organising Committee of the FIFA U-17 World Cup tagged Nigeria 2009 has been accused of plotting to embarrass the Federal Government over preparations for the event which is scheduled to begin in 13 days.Read More
Former NFA Chairman Ibrahim Galadima and Atlanta Olympics gold medalist, Garba Lawal are praying for the Eagles to defeat the Mambas of Mozambique and for Tunisia to slip as both sides continue their 2010 World Cup campaign.While the Eagles will be seeking the maximum points in Abuja, Tunisia will be attempting to beat Kenya in Rades.Read More
Ex-international Adokie Amiesimaka, like most Nigerians, still has the believe that there is the possibility that the Eagles may qualify for the 2010 World Cup.Read More
Former Eagles coach Christian Chukwu and former player Emeka Ezeugo have stated clearly that Sundayâ€™s match in Abuja against the Mambas of Mozambique is a must win game as no excuses would be accepted in the end.Read More
Former Rangers assistant coach Sylvanus Okpala and former Green Eagles midfielder Mutiu Adepoju believe the chance of qualifying for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa is till intact until after the remaining matches.
Okpala told Saturday Vanguard sports that if the Eagles could win their two remaining matches, they could still qualify if the Tunisians slip by any chance.
Former Green Eagles captain, Henry Nwosu,(MON), despite feeling disappointed over the 2-2 draw Eagles played against Tunisia in Abuja last month has said the players can still make up for it with todayâ€™s game against the Mambas of Mozambique and has therefore charged the players to have a change of attitude and go all out to beat the Mozambicans.Read More
Former President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN, Dan Ngerem has urged President Umaru Musa Yarâ€™Adua to declare a state of emergency on sports in the country.Read More
With the stark reality that coach Shaibu Amodu may line out his wobbling Eagles against a motivated Mozambique side before a scanty crowd at the Abuja National Stadium tomorrow, he has called the bluff of Nigerian fans calling them pretenders.Read More