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Former Nigerian goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu has advised the technical adviser of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr to focus on the team’s goalkeeping department ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho respectively.
“Everyone is looking to become champions – right now, they have qualified for the main competition in Morocco. So, they should forget about the last result against Ivory Coast but they should do their best.”
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has backed Nigeria to bounce back from the 1 – 0 defeat to Côte d’Ivoire at the ongoing U17 WAFU B championship in Togo.
Swiss Super League side FC Lugano has confirmed that Sebastian Osigwe has tested positive for coronavirus on Friday.
Former Nigeria international, Ike Shorunmu, has applauded the decision of the Nigeria Football Federation to pick Ladan Bosso and Fatai Amoo as the head coach of the Flying Eagles and Golden Eaglets respectively.
Ex International Ike Shorunmu has hailed Coach Gernot Rohr for bringing in Dele Alampasu and Matthew Yakubu to the Eagles squad to take on Tunisia and Côte d’Ivoire next month.
It was a sad day for Anthony Nwakaeme and his Trabzonspor teammates as they began the new Turkish Super Lig campaign on a losing note.
Nantes winger Moses Simon has come to the aid of Obagaji Agatu community, local government area of Benue State by donating boreholes.
Coach Gbenga Ogunbote has confirmed discussion is ongoing with Sunshine stars and a possible return to the club he twice led to the semi-final of CAF inter-club competitions in 2011 and 2012 respectively which will bring an end to his stint at Lobi stars.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent birthday wishes to former Super Eagles midfield star Friday Ekpo who clocked 51 on Monday.
Former Eagles coach Austin Eguavoen has suggested a solution to the current financial woes being experienced by a number of the Nigerian Professional football clubs.
Former Nigeria international Ike Shorunmu says losing the 2000 African cup of Nations final on the home soil is still hunting him.
Former Flying Eagles coach Issa Ladan Bosso has challenged ex-Super Eagles player Chinedu Obasi, to name the official who demanded bribe from him instead of giving baseless allegations.
Former Super Eagles assistant coach Ike Shorunmu has reacted to the non inclusion of single outfield player from the Nigeria professional football league in the Gernot Rohr’s 24 man squad for the African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone.
Former Nigeria goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has urged the Nigeria Football Federation to resolve the future of the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr quickly.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has revealed the reason why he was dropped by Clemens Westerhof dropped him from the USA 1994 World Cup squad.
Ex-Super Eagles coach and captain Austin Eguavoen has said that the only problem he has with the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is neglecting the home-based players by not inviting them to the national team.
Ex-Super Eagles goalkeeper trainer Ike Shorunmu has declared that Gernot Rohr’s side deserves commendation for a decent start to the AFCON 2021 qualifiers after claiming two wins in two games to claim top spot in Group L log.
Former Nigerian football goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu, has said he has strong conviction the Golden Eaglets are capable of beating Netherlands to reach the quarter-finals of the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup, Brazil 2019.
Uzoho is facing a six-month lay-off after rupturing ligaments in his knee during Sunday’s 1-1 friendly draw with Brazil in Singapore. He will subsequently miss Nigeria’s 2021 AFCON qualifying games against the Benin Republic and Lesotho in November.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper and ex-assistant coach Ike Shorunmu has expressed sympathy with Odion Jude Ighalo over the injury copped by the Shanghai Shenhua of China striker during the third-place match of the recent Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, adding that long-distance flights from his base must have caused his national team retirement.
African football legends both in Nigeria and abroad will on Saturday, May 18, storm the Agege Stadium in Lagos to feature in the testimonial match organised to honour the outgoing Governor of the Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.
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Former Vice President Namadi Sambo has advocated for a dynamic approach of the Nigerian educational system to produce employees with skills and ability to handle complex jobs and create opportunities for others.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has busted an alleged illegal maize flour production outfit in Potiskum town of Yobe.
Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has condemned the ethnic coloration in which the fight against terrorism and insurgency is taking in Nigeria.
Following the Friday abduction of over 300 school children in Jangebe in Zamfara State, Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Saturday warned Nigerians against accepting kidnapping of school children in parts of the north as a way of life.
It was a harvest of tributes for a former Chief of Air Staff, late Air Marshall Nsikak Eduok as his remains were laid to rest in his hometown in Ibesikpo Asutan, Akwa Ibom state on Saturday.
Victor Osimhen spent the night in the hospital under strict observation after being knocked down unconscious during the closing stages of Napoli’s away defeat at Atalanta on Sunday.
The German tactician stated this in an interview with News Central, where he highlighted reasons why it will be tough for the team to lift the trophy. g
“Fulfilling our commitment to help the world with COVID-19 vaccines, supplies of Made-in-India vaccine commence today for Africa under COVAX facility,” Anurag Srivastava, spokesman for the Ministry of External Affairs, said on Twitter.
Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Senator Victor Umeh, poop-poohed claims by Senator Chris Ngige, minister of Labour and Employment, and leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Anambra State that APC was prepared to win the November 6 Anambra governorship election.
The two-time African champions have been drawn in a tough-looking Group A of the Confederation Cup alongside Orlando Pirates of South Africa, Algeria’s ES Setif and Al Ahli Benghazi from Libya.