Amokachi to play for Nigeria again

Former Nigeria international Daniel Amokachi has expressed his excitement over the opportunity to play again in national colours in the Star Sixes tournament which commences in July. The former Everton and Club Brugge forward will be joining other Nigeria legends like Austin Jay-Jay Okocha in the six-a-side tournament designed for former internationals and scheduled to…

Iwobi becomes 7th Nigerian player to win FA Cup

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has become the seventh Nigerian player to lift the English FA Cup after his club Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 in the 2016-17 final at Wembley on Saturday. Goals from Alexis Sanches and Aaron Ramsey were enough to beat the Premier League champions, whose only goal was scored by Diego Costa….

Iheanacho scores as Eagles hold Corsica to draw

Manchester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho was in the rescue as Super Eagles of Nigeria held Corsica to a 1-1 draw in a friendly game staged at the Stade Francois Coty, Ajaccio on Friday evening. Jean-Jacques Mandrichi scored from the penalty spot to put the Corsica side ahead 5 minutes into the game after Tyronne Ebuehi…

Iheanacho insists on Man City stay

In spite of reports suggesting he’s being liked to Borussia Dortmund, West Ham and Everton, Manchester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, has said he has no plans to leave. The Super Eagles forward, who finished the campaign as third-choice striker behind Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus, netted seven times in 28 games in the Premier League…

Eagles Camp Bubbles as Iheanacho, Ahmed Musa joins team

 Super Eagles intensified training ahead of their upcoming friendly matches against Corsica and Togo as the technical crew took the players on ball walk yesterday in France. Although only about eighteen players trained in the morning, the rest were expected to join the camp later today. Those in camp includes KAS Eupen forward Henry Onyekuru who…

Henry Onyekuru to debut for Nigeria

KAS Eupen of Belgium goal machine Henry Onyekuru, has changed his travel plans and will now be in Eagles training camp in France today ahead of the friendly matches against Corsica and Togo. The Arsenal target had earlier stated that he will only join the squad in France on Friday, which would have effectively ruled…

FC IfeanyiUbah’s Ezenwa happy with Super Eagles call-up

FC IfeanyiUbah goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, has expressed his happiness to be invited to the national team for the friendly matches in France. Ezenwa was among 25 players invited by Super Eagles’ coach, Gernot Rohr, on Monday. The entire squad are expected to train and play friendly matches later this month. “Yes, I might have received…

Ezenwa promises to give best for Nigeria

The Anambra Warriors’ goalkeeper was happy with his latest invitation to the Super Eagles and said he will make sure he produces top notch performances in France

Eagles squad against Bafana to be named later in May

Following speculations in some quarters over the non-inclusion of some players in the released 25-man squad for Paris camping, the team’s media officer, Toyin Ibitoye, has said a new list will be released later in the month for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa in Uyo next month. The list which…