Sunday, September 15, 2019

Super Eagles Head Coach, Gernot Rohr Loses Mum At 97

Elizabeth Rohr, the mother of Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, has died. She was 97. Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) broke the news on its verified Twitter handle on Thursday. The soccer federation commiserated with the German national over his loss. NFF wrote, “We commiserate with the Super Eagles Head coach, Mr. Gernot Rohr, who just lost his...

Kano club buys player for N5,000

A division two football club in Kano state, Super Stars has signed Ibrahim Iriyos, a player, for N5,000. According to report  by BBC Pidgin, Iriyos accepted the offer because Super Stars Club plays in a division that is higher than Aston Villa Gano, his former club. The transfer is said to be the most expensive in...

Super Eagles Throw Away Two-Goal Lead To Draw In Ukraine 

Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Tuesday threw away a two-goal lead to play out a 2-2 draw with Ukraine in an international friendly match in Ukraine. The Eagles were two goals up in the first half and surrendered the lead in the second half after poor defending, with Ukraine scoring two goals in less than two...

2020 Olympic Qualifier: Nigeria Thrashes Opponent 5-0

Nigeria U-23 football team, on Tuesday, defeated their counterpart from Sudan, 5-0, in the second leg of their 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifier. The match, which was played at the main bowl of the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, saw the Nigerian team dominating the entire 90 minutes regulation time. In the 13 minute of the first...

Ukraine Vs Nigeria: Livescore From Super Eagles Friendly In Dnipro

Nigeria will play Ukraine in an international friendly match this FIFA window. This is the first time both countries will ever face each other at senior level. Ukraine are billed to take on Lithuania in an Euro 2020 qualifier on Saturday in Vilnius before the game. The Super Eagles have not played any match, since they finished...

Belgium Coach Hails De Bruyne In 4-0 Win Over Scotland

Roberto Martinez, Belgium manager has praised Kevin De Bruyne as “the best playmaker in the world” after he scored one goal and facilitated three more in their 4-0 win over Scotland, in Euro 2020 qualifying match on Monday. Belgium was without injured captain Eden Hazard but his absence went unnoticed as the world’s top-ranked team...

Olympics 2020: Buhari Congratulates D’Tigers For Defeating China

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined Nigerians and Basketball fans all over the world in celebrating D’Tigers for a successful outing at FIBA World Cup 2019, defeating China, 86-73, and securing a place for Olympics 2020. President Buhari congratulates the team for the energetic, resilient and skillful outing that saw them out-playing and out-pacing opponents during...

Xenophobia: Madagascar Cancel Friendly Match Against S/Africa

Madagascar has pulled out of Saturday’s planned friendly match hastily arranged by the South African Football Association after their initial opponent Zambia pulled out of the friendly a few days ago. The Bafana Bafana were originally set to face Zambia in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia as part of their warm-up fixtures before their AFCON...

Chelsea’s Defensive Problems Give Sheffield A Point

Chelsea defensive problems continued on Saturday at the Stamford bridge despite showing quality on the attacking fronts. They were far too open at the back again and did not have the experience to hold out against a streetwise Sheffield United side, who recovered from two goals down to steal a famous point at Stamford...

EPL: Solskjaer Reveals Why Man Utd Drew 1-1 With Southampton, Singles Out One Player

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has blamed their 1-1 draw with Southampton on Saturday, on “careless finishing”. Daniel James broke the deadlock with a superb effort in the first half, before Jannik Vestergaard headed in the equalizer for the hosts around the half hour mark. United, however, failed to capitalize on their numerical advantage to...

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