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Jolomi Atune: Golden Eaglets wait on NFF to approve camping

Assistant coach of Nigeria’s U17 national team Jolomi Atune has stated that the Nigeria U17 team is currently waiting for the NFF to approve a substantive date for the team’s resumption of camping ahead of preparation for this year’s U17 AFCON.
FILE - Head coach Manu Garba attends a Nigeria press conference ahead of their FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013 Semi Final match against Sweden at Al Rashid Stadium on November 4, 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Alex Grimm - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Manu Garba: Golden Eaglets have Champions mentality

Head Coach of Nigeria Golden Eaglets, Manu Garba, said his boys would be ready to make the country proud when the 2019 Africa U17 Cup of Nations begins in Tanzania on 14th April 2019.
Watford of England forward, Isaac Success has hailed the progression he and a few of the Nigeria players have made right from the Golden Eaglets (U-17) to the Super Eagles in such a short time.

Isaac Success hails young Nigeria players’ transition from U-17 teams

Watford of England forward, Isaac Success has hailed the progression he and a few of the Nigeria players have made right from the Golden Eaglets (U-17) to the Super Eagles in such a short time.
FILE - Head coach Manu Garba attends a Nigeria press conference ahead of their FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013 Semi Final match against Sweden at Al Rashid Stadium on November 4, 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Alex Grimm - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Manu Garba: It’s a shame Ghana won’t be part of U-17 AFCON

Golden Eaglets head coach, Manu Garba, says it’s disappointing Ghana failed to qualify for the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations to be staged in Tanzania next year.
Golden Eaglets in Niger

Manu Garba: Golden Eaglets will develop into future Super Eagles

The Golden Eaglets’ coach Manu Garba on Sunday said his lads would develop into future Super Eagles.
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Fans hail Golden Eaglets, want MRI scan issue resolved

The Ebonyi Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development, Charles Akpuenika, and other soccer fans have congratulated the Golden Eaglets for winning the 2018 WAFU Zone B U-17 AFCON in Niger Republic on Saturday.

NFF supremo Amaju Pinnick charges Golden Eaglets to stay focused, pick AFCON ticket

Amaju Pinnick, Pesident, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has charged the U-17 national team, Golden Eaglets, to keep level heads and stay focused to conquer Ghana’s Black Starlets in Niamey.
Golden Eaglets in Niger

Manu Garba: Golden Eaglets would have crushed Niger 8-0 but for goalkeeper

Coach Manu Garba has said his Golden Eaglets would have crushed host Niger 8-0 but for the brilliance of their goalkeeper in yesterday’s zonal U17 AFCON qualifiers semi-final.
FILE - Head coach Manu Garba attends a Nigeria press conference ahead of their FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013 Semi Final match against Sweden at Al Rashid Stadium on November 4, 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Alex Grimm - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Golden Eaglets to battle Ghana’s Starlets for ticket to Tanzania

Nigeria and Ghana will rekindle a 67-year rivalry when the Golden Eaglets take on the Black Starlets of Ghana in Niamey on Saturday for a place in the 2019 Africa U17 Cup of Nations finals.
FILE - Head coach Manu Garba attends a Nigeria press conference ahead of their FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013 Semi Final match against Sweden at Al Rashid Stadium on November 4, 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Alex Grimm - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Manu Garba: Niger fans will cheer world No 1 Golden Eaglets to victory

Coach Manu Garba has predicted that the class and quality of the Golden Eaglets will be such that fans of hosts Niger will turn to cheer his team to victory tonight in Niamey.
FILE - Head coach Manu Garba attends a Nigeria press conference ahead of their FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013 Semi Final match against Sweden at Al Rashid Stadium on November 4, 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Alex Grimm - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Coach: Golden Eaglets‘ll maintain current lineup

The Assistant Coach of the Golden Eaglets, Nduka Ugbade, said on Monday that the team would maintain its line up in their next match against Niger Republic at the ongoing U-17 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.
Manu Garba – Nigeria U17 coach

Manu Garba dedicates 5-1 thrashing of Cote d’ Ivoire to Nigerians

Manu Garba, Golden Eaglets’ coach on Friday dedicated the Golden Eaglets’ 5-1 thrashing of Cote d’Ivoire to Nigerians for their support.
Manu Garba – Nigeria U17 coach

Manu Garba wants rampant Golden Eaglets to be more ruthless

Coach Manu Garba has charged the Golden Eaglets to be a lot more ruthless in front of goal despite spanking Cote d’Ivoire 5-1 in an U17 AFCON qualifier in Niger on Thursday.
Manu Garba – Nigeria U17 coach

U-17 AFCON: Garba assures of Eaglets’ victory over Cote d’ Voire

Manu Garba, coach of the Golden Eaglets on Tuesday assured that his team would beat Cote d’ Voire in the WAFU Zone B qualifiers on Thursday, Sept 6.
Manu Garba – Nigeria U17 coach

Manu Garba: Golden Eaglets not at their best against Burkina Faso

Coach Manu Garba has admitted his Golden Eaglets were not at their best in a 3-2 loss to Burkina Faso, but still believes they can beat Cote d’Ivoire well on Thursday to reach the semi-finals of the U17 AFCON zonal qualifiers in Niger.
Manu Garba – Nigeria U17 coach

Golden Eaglets suffer 3-2 loss to Burkina Faso

The Golden Eaglets fought hard but succumbed to a defeat by Burkina Faso in their opening match of the CAF U17 AFCON qualifiers in Niamey.
Manu Garba – Nigeria U17 coach

U17 AFCON: Golden Eaglets skipper, defender fail age test in Niger

Officials have said that Golden Eaglets skipper and a right fullback failed the MRI age test in Niger Republic, while Group B foes Benin have been disqualified from the zonal U17 AFCON championship after 10 of their players failed.
Manu Garba – Nigeria U17 coach

Golden Eaglets arrive Niamey for WAFU Zone B U-17 tourney

The contingent of Nigeria’s U-17 boys Golden Eaglets has arrived in Niamey, Niger Republic for the WAFU Zone B U-17 Tournament.

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