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Olympic Eagles head coach Imama Amapakabo is hopeful the arrival of Okechukwu Azubuike and Taiwo Awoniyi will help turn around the fortunes of the team following the 1-0 defeat to Cote d’Ivoire in their first game at the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Red Bull Salzburg stars Enock Mwepu and Patson Daka arrived in Cairo, Egypt to join the Zambia U-23 side for the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations after missing the opening Group B barren draw against South Africa on Saturday due to club committments.
Imama Amapakabo, Head Coach of the national under-23 male football team, on Friday assured that his team’s preparations for the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) were in top gear.
Azubuike Okechukwu, captain of the Dream Team VII, has expressed disappointment following the 2-0 defeat against Libya in the first round, first leg of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations qualification series.
Coach of Nigeria’s U23 Men’s side Imama Amapakabo has expressed great hopes of a comeback after his team fell 2-0 on Wednesday to their Libyan counterparts in the first round, first leg qualifier for the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations.
The trio of Taiwo Awoniyi, Samuel Chukwueze, and Kelechi Nwakali have linked up the U-23 Eagles in Tunis ahead of Wednesday’s Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Libya.
The U-23 Eagles are off to Bergandan, Tunisia for the first leg of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya billed for Wednesday at the Bengerdan Stadium.
American sportwear makers Nike have claimed that they have received in excess of three million orders for the new World Cup jerseys of the Super Eagles.
The U.S. Mission in Nigeria has helped 997 Americans return home to reunite with family and friends during this time of unprecedented challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fitness enthusiasts numbering 202 were on Thursday tried by two Lagos mobile courts at the Force Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Panti, Yaba, for violating lockdown order.
The Department of State Services (DSS) in Osun, on Thursday, arraigned one Quadri Abiodun Akande, 34, before an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court for an alleged impersonation.
Maj. Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the Commander of Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), has called on journalists in the state to be objective and professional in reporting security matters.
The Katsina state government has lifted the ban on congregational Friday Juma’at Prayers with immediate effect in the state.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, says it has deployed 150 personnel to monitor all major markets and neighbouring border in line with the government’s directives on border closure in the state.
The Rivers State Government has shut down Carveton Helicopters in the state for endangering the lives of Rivers people over what it tagged as “suspicious operation of the company in the state.”
Against the rumour making the rounds, Delta State Government has said soldiers were not killed in Warri, Delta State, urging the public, particularly Deltans, to discountenance video clips purportedly on Warri residents defying the stay-at-home order of the state government over the Coronavirus pandemic.
The French economy shrank by six per cent in the first quarter of 2020, according to initial Banque de France estimates published on Wednesday.
The CONCACAF Nations League finals scheduled to be staged in Texas in June have been postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic, the region’s governing body said Friday.