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Abdu Maikaba: Flying Eagles will qualify for U20 AFCON after Mauritania draw

Flying Eagles will qualify for the 2019 U20 AFCON in Niger after they drew 1-1 with hosts Mauritania in the first leg of the final playoffs, according to assistant coach Abdu Maikaba.

Ex-Barcelona winger Ezekiel Bassey rejoins Akwa United

Former home-based Super Eagles winger Ezekiel Bassey hopes to make an impact with Akwa United after linking up with the club following the expiration of his contract with Iranian club, Paykan FC.

Abdu Maikaba laments sluggish Akwa United display at Rivers United

Akwa United coach Abdu Maikaba has lamented his team were sluggish at Rivers United ahead of Wednesday’s crucial CAF Confederation Cup playoff against Al Hilal of Sudan.

Katsina United defeat disappointing – Akwa United’s Victor Mbaoma

Akwa United forward Victor Mbaoma is still disappointed with the outcome of Thursday’s Nigeria Professional Football League rescheduled match day 11 tie against Katsina United but would rather focus on upcoming games to make amends.

Ifeanyi Ifeanyi back for Akwa United crucial Confederation Cup tie

CHAN Eagles midfielder Ifeanyi Ifeanyi will be available for Akwa United in today’s crucial CAF Confederation Cup clash against Al Ittihad of Libya after he recovered from injury.

Abdu Maikaba: Akwa United will advance despite home defeat to Banjul Hawks

Akwa United head coach Abdu Maikaba insists his side will overturn their first leg deficit against Banjul Hawks of Gambia when both teams clash in the second leg of their CAF Confederation Cup tie in Bakau on Wednesday.

Akwa United focus on CAF Confed Cup clash after NPFL defeat

Akwa United coach Abdu Maikaba says his charges played well despite their narrow defeat to Mountain of Fire and Miracles (MFM) FC.

NFF releases list of nominations for its maiden football awards

The Nigeria Football Federation has released the list of nominees for its maiden NFF Football Awards which is supported by partners AITEO and the Lagos State as Host City.

Wilfred Ndidi, Anthony Okpotu battle Victor Moses for NFF Footballer of the Year Award

Leicester City ace Wilfred Ndidi and NPFL Goal King Anthony Okpotu will battle Chelsea star Victor Moses for the prestigious Nigeria Footballer of the Year Award in the first-ever NFF/Aiteo Awards.

Manu Garba named Golden Eaglets coach, Salisu Yusuf leads U23s home-based Super Eagles

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) today announced Manu Garba as head coach of the country’s U17s, the Golden Eaglets, while Paul Aigbogun will take charge of the U20s and Salisu Yusuf heads the Olympic team.

Manu Garba returns as Golden Eaglets coach

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are set to finally announce Manu Garba as coach of the country’s U17 team, the Golden Eaglets, while Abdu Maikaba, who was earlier named for the post, will take charge of the U20s, the Flying Eagles.

Akwa United’s NPFL ambition comes first – Aniekeme Asuquo

Akwa United midfielder Aniekeme Asuquo wants to help the team achieve its objectives during the 2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.

Coach Abdu Maikaba tips Nigeria for CHAN trophy

Abdu Maikaba, Coach of the Golden Eaglets, on Thursday said that Nigeria will lift the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) trophy in Morocco on Sunday.

Akwa United punished for not taking their chances – Abdu Maikaba

Akwa United dominated home team Go Round but they failed to put away the many chances they created, according to coach Abdu Maikaba.

NPFL: Akwa United’s Abdu Maikaba targets away win against Go Round

Akwa United coach, Abdu Maikaba, expects a tough duel against Go Round FC in Wednesday’s Nigeria Professional Football League matchday-two fixture.

NPFL: Akwa United are beatable – Gbenga Ogunbote

Enugu Rangers head coach Gbenga Ogunbote is confident his side can secure victory over 'beatable' Akwa United in Sunday's encounter.

Akwa United unveils new players set for new season

The new players according to information dished out by the club include Dennis Nya acquired from Lobi Stars, Etim Mathew from Rangers international, Adeshina Gata from ABS and Ajiboye Otegbeye from Sunshine Stars of Akure.

Abdu Maikaba ready to combine Akwa United, Golden Eaglets jobs

Akwa United head coach, Abdu Maikaba, says he is equal to the task of combining his post at the club with that of the national U-17 team, the Golden Eaglets.

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