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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.
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.
Head Coach Imama Amapakabo has named team captain Azubuike Okechukwu, defenders Anthony Izuchukwu, Sincere Seth and Olisah Ndah, midfielders Kelechi Nwakali, Muyiwa Olabiran and Ndifreke Effiong, and forwards Taiwo Awoniyi and Orji Okwonkwo in his final list of 21 players to defend the U23 Africa Cup of Nations title in Egypt next month.
Montreal Impact striking sensation Orji Okwonkwo is eagerly being expected at the national U-23 camp in Abuja as the Olympic Eagles brace up for the forthcoming Total U-23 Africa Cup of nations to be hosted by Egypt between November 8 and 22.
Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles defeated Sudan 5-0 yesterday to qualify to defend their Africa Under-23 Nations Cup title in Egypt next November.
U23 Eagles have secured a place in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ticket slated for Egypt in November after thrashing Sudan 5-0 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium on Tuesday evening.
Head Coach Imama Amapakabo has picked team captain Azubuike Okechukwu, forwards Stephen Odey and Taiwo Awoniyi and 15 other players for Thursday’s U23 AFCON final-round qualifying, first leg battle against Sudan in Omdurman.
The long awaited presidential reception for members of the home-based Super Eagles who won the Silver Medal at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco will now hold tomorrow (Wednesday) at the State House, Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Home-based Super Eagles forward Sunday Faleye is close to securing a move to Austrian Bundesliga club Austrian Wien.
Nigeria coach Salisu Yusuf reflected on his side’s 4-0 defeat to Morocco in the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) final at the Stade Mohamed V in Casablanca on Sunday.
Home-based Super Eagles head coach Salisu Yusuf has revealed ahead of Sunday’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) final that regardless of the outcome of the final he is pleased with his team’s performance.
Either of hosts Morocco or rivals Nigeria can be crowned champions of the 2018 Championship of African Nations (CHAN) at the end of hostilities on Sunday in Casablanca.
The long injury list of the CHAN Eagles leading up to Sunday’s final against hosts Morocco may grow after defender Stephen Eze and midfielder Dayo Ojo stayed out of today’s training in Marrekesh.
Injured captain and goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has been ruled out of Sunday’s CHAN final against Morocco in Casablanca.
The Lagos State House of Assembly says a bill that will make operators of lottery, pools and betting in the state to pay N20 million as licence fees to the state government is underway.
Facebook is launching a new digital platform that will let event organizers create paid online events to try to fill the gap created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the social media giant announced on Friday.
The Managing Director of Cross River Basin Development Authority has been suspended from office by the board of the agency.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), acting on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC), has reconstituted the Kaduna State Caretaker Committee.
American singer and songwriter, Miley Cyrus, says she lost her virginity to her ex-husband, actor Liam Hemsworth at the age of 16.
A Keke NAPEP driver, Blessing Kingsley, was on Monday sentenced to life imprisonment by a High Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has urged the Federal Government to allow responsible citizens to protect themselves with weapons such as AK-47 rifles as part of measures to curb the rising insecurity in the country.
The court sitting at Hausawa Filin Hockey, presided by Khadi Aliyu Muhammad Kani gave the verdict on Monday after finding Yahaya Aminu Sharif guilty as charged.
Mr Williams Osaze, the President of Society for Promotion of People’s Right, an NGO, has expressed worry over non-adherence by Nigerians to the Federal Government’s COVID-19 guidelines.
Juventus will evaluate Maurizio Sarri’s future in the coming days with reports from Italy suggesting Simone Inzaghi is the favourite to replace him.