Iheanacho’s Wonder Goal Gives Nigeria Victory Over Tanzania

Kelechi Iheanacho’s stunning late strike ensured Nigeria ended their failed Africa Cup of Nations qualifying bid with a 1-0 win over Tanzania. The Super Eagles’ 1-0 loss to Egypt in March thwarted their hopes of reaching Gabon 2017 in a group reduced to only three teams following Chad’s withdrawal for financial reasons. But they at least got…

Super Eagles record slim 1-0 victory over Tanzania

Nigeria’s Super Eagles The Manchester City young sensation’s brilliant strike handed coach Gernot Rohr a winning start in charge of the Super Eagles on Saturday in Uyo Nigeria claimed the first win of his tenure on Tuesday as they saw off Tanzania in a 1-0 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium. Kelechi Iheanacho’s lone strike…

Anichebe happy with Moyes reunion

Nigeria striker Victor Anichebe has said he is delighted to reunite with his former manager at Everton, David Moyes, at Sunderland. Anichebe, 28, has joined Sunderland on a one year deal after his contract at West Bromwich Albion was not renewed. The Super Eagles attacker played under Moyes between 2006 and 2013. “I’m really happy…

Women’s football: Nigeria may withdraw from U-17, U-20 World Cups

BY PAUL EREWUBA There are strong indications that Nigeria might withdraw from the women’ s Under-20 and Under-17 World Cup tournaments in Jordan next month and Papua New Guinea later in the year, if fillers emanating from the Glass House in Abuja are anything to go by. A source close to the Glass House who…

Rohr Expresses Readiness To Bring Back Enyeama

Super Eagles tactician Gernot Rohr has expressed readiness to bring back former team captain Vincent Enyeama into the team. Enyeama retired controversially from the Super Eagles last year after a bust up with former Eagles handler Sunday Oliseh. But Rohr who said he has known the former Eagles Captain during his sojourn in Africa told…

Super Eagles thrash Akwa United FC 3-0 in friendly

The Super Eagles on Wednesday thrashed Akwa United of Uyo, 3-0 in a friendly match to prepare the national team for the Nations Cup qualifying match against Tanzania. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigeria/Tanzania match would be played on Saturday at the Godswill Akpabio International stadium, Uyo. The friendly was played…