Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets have qualified for the Year 2023 Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations in Algeria, after defeating Côte d’Ivoire 3 goals to 1 in the first semi-final of the WAFU B tournament in Ghana. The goals came via two free-kicks from Emmanuel Michael in the first half, and a header from Abdullahi Idris inContinue reading “FOOTBALL: Golden Eaglets Qualify For 2023 U-17 AFCON After Comeback Win”
DATE: Sat 26 March 2022EVENT: Chess in Slums InitiativeLOCATION: Oshodi, Lagos, Nigeria
Nigeria has qualified for the 2022 AWCON, following the Super Falcons’ 1 – 0 win over the Lady Elephants of Cote D’Ivoire in Abidjan, on Wed 23 Feb 2022. The lone goal was scored by Esther Okoronkwo, two minutes to the end of the match, and has secured an aggregate 3-0 result for the 9-timeContinue reading “SPORTS: Nigeria’s Super Falcons Qualify For 2022 Africa Women’s Cup Of Nations”
Friday 12 February 1998: Julius Efosa Aghahowa (Nigerian former professional footballer striker known for his pace and his back-flips whenever he scored goals) was born in Benin City of Edo State, Nigeria.
Tuesday 23 January 1962: Stephen Okechukwu Keshi (late Nigerian footballer and Super Eagles coach) was born in Azare, Bauchi State. He was from Illah in Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. He died on Wednesday 8 June 2016.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles won Sudan’s Falcons of Jediane 3 – 1 in their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2021 encounter at Stade Roumdé Adjia in Garoua, Cameroon, on Saturday 15 January 2022. This assures Super Eagles a place in the AFCON Round of 16. Also, the Super Eagles have now won their opening two matchesContinue reading “Super Eagles of Nigeria Break Record In Their Win Over Sudan”
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President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has hinted that Super Eagles Head Coach, Gernot Rohr, may be sacked. He, however said no such decision has been taken. Pinnick said, “The Board of the NFF is studying the report of the Technical Committee, which it submitted after the match against Cape Verde in LagosContinue reading “FOOTBALL: Nigerian Coach Gernot Rohr may be sacked”
ALREADY QUALIFIED TEAMS @ 15 NOV 20211. Qatar (host country)2. Germany (UEFA Group J Winner) on Oct 113. Denmark (UEFA Group F Winner) on Oct 124. Brazil (One of CONMEBOL’s 4 top teams) on Nov 115. Belgium (UEFA Group E Winner) on Nov 136. France (UEFA Group D Winner) on Nov 137. Serbia (UEFA GroupContinue reading “FOOTBALL: 11 Countries Have Already Qualified For the 2022 World Cup”