THERE are very strong indications that some of the big players who were rested in Super Eaglesâ€™ 3-0 steam-rolling of the Harambee Stars of Kenya in Sundayâ€™s World cup qualifier may not oblige coach Amodu Shuaibu with their services, again.Read More
By Patrick Omorodion Former Green EaglesÂ Â defender, Sylvanus Okpalla has picked out two players, Seyi Olofinjana and Kalu Uche as the weak links in the Super Eagles World Cup qualifier at the Abuja National Stadium last Sunday.
Nigeria dared world Football governing body, FIFA, in Sundayâ€™s World Cup qualifier.And the match that Nigeria eventually won 3-0 would not have taken place but for a last minute decision by FIFA Executive member, Dr. Amos Adamu, who took responsibility and gave the go-ahead for the match to commence. Before this time, the match commissioner for the day, Tony Yeboah, had decided that the match would not start.Read More
By Onochie Anibez Competition.Â Discipline. Before the clash with Kenya on Sunday, coach Amodu Shuaibu kept repeating these words.
WITHOUT flexing his muscles, he looks as harmless as a lamb. His fine face could easily give him out as one of the pin-up guys or better still, one of the Nollywood guys. But beneath these lies an incredible power that has seen him torture men bigger and taller in the rings.Read More
SUPER Eagles set pulses racing on Sunday with their play before the goals over-shadowed their scrappy play which nonetheless sent the team on the heels of hot-favourites, Tunisia, which thumped Mozambique 2-0 to place them on top with six points from two matches. The Eagles have four from same matches. Many Nigerians were awed with the performance of the team that raised so much hope with their tip-top 1-0 victory over former world champions, France.Read More
ByÂ Onochie Anibeze Alloy Agu is pleading to Nigerian fans to understand that there are 90 minutes regular time frameÂ in a match of football. His plea came on the heels of the jeering of the fans when Eagles were having difficult times even as they led 1-0 in Sundayâ€™s World Cup qualifier against Kenya.
By Onochie Anibeze All the times the Super Eagles played a competitive match when the season was on break in Europe the story was never pleasant. The holidaying players never gave their best.Â Such a situation is staring Eagles in the face again.Â On June 20, they play a crucial World Cup game against Tunisia,
While hosting the Eagles to a dinner after their 3-0 victory over Kenya Sunday night, Governor Rotimi Amaechi, in congratulating the team, still pointed out how tensed he became at the time Kenya started tormenting the Eagles but simply lacking a goal to show for it. Amaechi said he expected the kind of match he saw the Eagles play against France at Saint Etienne. Eagles won 1-0 and the players tried to display skill during the game.Read More
Globacom Limited, the Official Sponsor of the National football team, the Super Eagles, has called on the players to reciprocate the massive out_pouring of support for them by Nigerians with a resounding victory in Sundayâ€™s World Cup 2010 qualifier with the Harambe Stars of Kenya.Read More