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Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

Former Olympic Eagles captain for burial December 14

Former Olympic Eagles’ captain, Isaac Promise, will be buried on Saturday, December 14, the late player’s family has announced.

Amaju Pinnick, Ahmad Ahmad rift may deny Nigeria hosting rights

Unless there is a rapprochement between CAF President Ahmad and his former 1st Vice President and Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President Amaju Pinnick, Nigeria may have lost the chance of hosting the widely speculated 2020 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup.
Nigerian striker Umar Sadiq scored a first career hat-trick as Partizan Belgrade 6-2 big win over Javor Ivanjica in their Serbian Super Liga encounter at Partizan Stadium.

Nigerian ace scores first hat-trick in Partizan big win

Nigerian striker Umar Sadiq scored a first career hat-trick as Partizan Belgrade 6-2 big win over Javor Ivanjica in their Serbian Super Liga encounter at Partizan Stadium.
A former Director-General of the National Sports Commission, Gbenga Elegbeleye, has called for a thorough examination of football administration in Nigeria as a response to the national teams’ dwindling fortunes.

Nigeria’s football administration needs overhauling – ex-NSC chief

A former Director-General of the National Sports Commission, Gbenga Elegbeleye, has called for a thorough examination of football administration in Nigeria as a response to the national teams’ dwindling fortunes.
CHAN Eagles Head Coach Imama Amapakabo said his team showed improvements after two poor outings against Togo in recent weeks, but also admits they could have done better on Saturday to get the result.

Olympic Eagles coach Imama Amapakabo leaves future in the hand of NFF

The embattled coach revealed that his team gave their best, but we’re unlucky to miss out of a place in the semi-final of the the competition and opportunities of picking Tokyo 2020 tickets in the process.
Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday. 7

Henry Nwosu slams NFF after Nigeria miss out on Tokyo Olympics ticket

Henry Nwosu has slammed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) after the Olympic Eagles failed to reach the semi-final of the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

U23 Eagles out of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Nigeria will not be one of Africa’s representatives at the 2020 Olympic Games after crashing out of the ongoing U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Cup holders, the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria, were knocked out of the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations following a 0-0 draw with South Africa at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo on Friday night.

Olympic Eagles draw with South Africa, out of U-23 AFCON, Tokyo Olympics

Cup holders, the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria, were knocked out of the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations following a 0-0 draw with South Africa at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo on Friday night.
Olympic Eagles defender Valentine Ozornwafor has hinted that the Imama Amapakabo-led Dream Team VII side will treat their last Group B clash against South Africa like a Cup final.

AFCON U23: The game against South Africa is like a final – Valentine Ozornwafor

Olympic Eagles defender Valentine Ozornwafor has hinted that the Imama Amapakabo-led Dream Team VII side will treat their last Group B clash against South Africa like a Cup final.
Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday. 7

AFCON U23: Olympic Eagles battle ready for South Africa – Taiwo Awoniyi

Nigeria Olympic Eagles star striker, Taiwo Awoniyi, believes the coach Imama Amapakabo-led national U-23 has now got back its mojo working after Tuesday’s thrilling 3-1 win over Zambia, adding they are now ready to face the Amaglug-glug of South Africa in today’s top of the table Group B match at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo.
CHAN Eagles Head Coach Imama Amapakabo said his team showed improvements after two poor outings against Togo in recent weeks, but also admits they could have done better on Saturday to get the result.

U23 AFCON: South Africa tie will be tricky – Imama Amapakabo

Coach of Nigeria’s U-23 team, Imama Amapakabo, says the Olympic Eagles must get the desired result against South Africa, admitting that it has been tough for the team at the ongoing U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
CHAN Eagles Head Coach Imama Amapakabo said his team showed improvements after two poor outings against Togo in recent weeks, but also admits they could have done better on Saturday to get the result.

Imama Amapakabo: AFCON U23 Group B still open

Olympic Eagles coach Imama Amapakabo has said that the second game results in Group B of the ongoing U-23 Africa Cup of Nations have thrown the group open with all the four teams still in contention for semi-final tickets.
Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday. 7

Olympic Eagles star reacts after helping Nigeria beat Zambia

Olympic Eagles captain Azubuike Okechukwu has reacted after helping Nigeria U23 to beat to Zambia 3-1 in their second Group B game at the Al Salam Stadium on Tuesday night.
Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday. 6

U23 AFCON: Taiwo Awoniyi seals victory for Nigeria over Zambia

The Nigeria U-23 team are back in contention at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt as they romped to a 3-1 victory over their counterparts from Zambia on Tuesday.
Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday. 4

Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles back on track for Tokyo ticket — in pictures

Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday.
Zambia coach Beston Chambeshi has predicted a tough clash against Nigeria in their second Group B game at the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations in Egypt on Tuesday.

U23 AFCON: Zambia coach predicts tough clash against Nigeria

Zambia coach Beston Chambeshi has predicted a tough clash against Nigeria in their second Group B game at the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations in Egypt on Tuesday.
CHAN Eagles Head Coach Imama Amapakabo said his team showed improvements after two poor outings against Togo in recent weeks, but also admits they could have done better on Saturday to get the result.

U-23 AFCON: Imama Amapakabo banks on Okechukwu Azubuike, Taiwo Awoniyi for victory against Zambia

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.
Zambia Under-23 coach, Beston Chambeshi,is afraid of playing against Nigeria’s Under-23 team, despite Olympic Eagles first game loss to the junior Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire.

U-23 AFCON: Fear grips Zambia coach ahead of Nigeria duel

Zambia Under-23 coach Beston Chambeshi is afraid of playing against Nigeria’s Under-23 team, despite Olympic Eagles first game loss to the junior Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire.

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