We learn lesson from Morocco friendlies, says flying Eagles coach

The Flying Eagles’ Assistant Coach Nduka Ugbade said the team had taken a lot of lessons from last week’s two friendlies against their Moroccan counterparts. A statement by the team’s Media Officer, Samm Audu in Abuja, said Ugbade made the comments after the team’s training session at the Package B of the Abuja National Stadium. The Nigerian More...

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By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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FCT sports council inaugurates sports association

By Albert Akota The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Sports Council yesterday in Abuja inaugurated boards of 21 sports Associations to accelerate sports development in the territory. The 20 sports associations were More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 14th, 2014
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Eagles list for World Cup will surprise peoples, says Keshi

As Coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi gets set to unveil the list of players he will invite for the week-long preparation for the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup; he wants Nigerians to know that there will be surprises More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, April 14th, 2014
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Abuja bombing: Onazi dedicates goal to victims

The Super Eagles Midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has dedicated his goal in Sunday’s 4-2 loss to Napoli to the victims of the explosions in the country’s capital Abuja yesterday. The blasts occurred at a bus station More...

By Peoples Daily On Sunday, April 13th, 2014
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World Cup: NFF reaffirms full support for Eagles

By Albert Akota The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday in Abuja re-confirmed the Super Eagles preparation plan for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. A statement by AdemolaOlajire, Assistant Director (Communications) More...

By Peoples Daily On Sunday, April 13th, 2014
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AYC 2015 Qualifier: NFF plans more friendlies for Flying Eagles

The Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Musa Amadu, yesterday said that it would organize more high level friendly matches for the Flying Eagles. Amadu disclosed the planned friendly matches More...

By Peoples Daily On Sunday, April 13th, 2014
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No plan to hire foreign coach for Eagles – Rep

The House of Representatives Committee on Sports has revealed that there are no plans to hire a foreign Coach for the Super Eagles ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The deputy chairman of the committee, Ayo More...

By Peoples Daily On Sunday, April 13th, 2014
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Obuh excites with Rangers FC away point

The Coach of Rangers FC of EnuguJohn Obuh, has expressed delighted with an away point his team picked up against host, Dolphins of Port Harcourt in a Globacom Premier League match. Obuh, former Flying Eagles Coach, More...

By Peoplesd On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Nigeria moves 2-step ahead of FIFA’s ranking

Stories by Albert Akota Nigeria football which has been witnessing dwindling fortunes on the monthly FIFA ranking in the past few months has moved two steps upward to rank 45th in April as against 47th last month. In More...

By Peoplesd On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Minister calls for private collaboration in sports development

The Minister of Sports and Chairman of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Dr. Tammy Danagogo has called on all well meaning Nigerians, Multi-national organisations and private companies to collaborate with the More...