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Ardent desire to gain places in Nigeria’s 23–man squad for the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia will be the key incentive for Nigeria’s home–based professionals, who begin campaign for glory in the 5th African Nations Championship in Morocco on Monday.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper trainer, Ike Shorunmu, has charged CHAN Eagles first choice goal tender, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, to use the Africa Nations championship slated to kick off on Friday in Morocco as another platform to prove himself as a capable hand to be the Super Eagles number one shot stopper at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
The home-based Super Eagles will depart Nigeria on Monday for the Championship of African Nations holding in Morocco, team Head Coach Salisu Yusuf said on Saturday in Abuja.
Head Coach Salisu Yusuf on Tuesday released his final squad of the Super Eagles B for the 5th African Nations Championship starting in Morocco next week, with goalkeeper and skipper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, midfield Trojan Rabiu Ali and marksman Anthony Okpotu listed.
Eniola Aluko has been left out of England's squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kazakhstan.
Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater declined an England call-up but manager Gareth Southgate says any talk of club-versus-country rows is "nonsense".
Cameroon Coach Hugo Broos has called for "patience" from the country's fans after naming his squad for their final World Cup qualifier against Zambia.
Injured Monaco striker Radamel Falcao is the key name missing in Colombia’s squad released Friday for upcoming friendlies against South Korea and China.
Fresh from netting the winner against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday, Manchester United forward Anthony Martial was rewarded on Thursday with a call-up to Didier Deschamps’s France squad.
Egypt coach Hector Cuper has announced his 25-man squad to face the Black Stars of Ghana in their final Group E match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers next week.
Algeria coach Rabah Madjer has named a 23-man squad for his team’s upcoming matches against Nigeria and Central African Republic.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has invited 24 players including team captain Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and Ogenyi Onazi for the upcoming World Cup qualifier and Int’l friendly against Algeria and Argentina.
Cameroon coach Hugo Broos says he has been working without a contract since February shortly after he led the team to the Africa Cup of Nations title in Gabon.
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has played down concerns about Gareth Bale's fitness before Wales' decisive World Cup qualifiers this month.
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Former President, Chief Olusengun Obasanjo, has cautioned against hushing the call for restructuring in Nigeria.
Andres Iniesta has insisted that nobody at Barcelona is panicking after the runaway leaders of La Liga saw their long unbeaten run come to an end.
A former Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has denied media reports that he cancelled his proposed January 30th visit to his state due to illness.
Former Super Eagles’ midfielder Nosa Igiebor has signed for top Cypriot side Anorthosis Famagusta.
President Muhammadu Buhari has explained the reason why “he is not in a hurry” to take decisions.
The Lagos State Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Saturday promised to rally support for the set of quadruplets born to Mr and Mrs Peter Ejiofor.
The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has said he expects Monetary Policy Committee, MPC, to retain interest rate at 14 per cent at next week’s MPC meeting.
Chelsea have plenty left to fight for this season despite trailing Premier League leaders Manchester City by a cavernous 16 points, according to midfielder Cesc Fabregas.
The Nigeria Referees Association, NRA, has said its members were attacked in at least two match venues of the Nigeria Professional Football League.
The Adamawa Commission of Inquiry on the recent communal conflicts in Numan and Demsa Local Government areas of the state has commenced public sitting.