Saturday, November 18, 2017

2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers moved

2019 Afcon, 2018 FIFA World Cup, CAF Extra Ordinary General Assembly , Age Limit
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has agreed to move next March's Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers to October. The change of dates means that Africa's five World Cup finalists can play friendlies in March, a proposal put forward by NFF President, Amaju Pinnick. Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco are the five African teams going to play in Russia...

Cheerful! Conte reveals return date for Moses

Victor Moses, Chelsea FC
Chelsea Manager, Antonio Conte has delivered an update on the progress of wing-back Victor Moses, who is current recuperating from an hamstring injury. Moses was injured in a PL game against Crystal Palace in October and has been out for five weeks. But, Conte has revealed the 26-year-old will return in time to face Liverpool in the league. "Victor Moses is progressing...

Organizers confirms CHAN Eagles Super 4 participation

WAFU, CHAN Eagles, Super 4
NPFL Champions Plateau United, hosts Kano Pillars and the CHAN-bound Super Eagles will feature in the forthcoming Super 4 from December 11. This season's Super 4 will be held in Kano and the organisers confirmed that last season's NPFL runner-up MFM FC, Aiteo Cup winners Akwa United and Enyimba, who finished third in the league will be the other teams...

Super Eagles: Alampasu declares ‘My time will Come’

Dele Alampasu, Super Eagles
20-year-old Dele Alampasu is certain his time in the Super Eagles will come despite every evidence pointing to the contrary at least in the foreseeable future. Alampasu is yet to earn his senior team cap in a competitive fixture and was even overlooked by the national team selectors for the international friendly against Argentina. The C.D. Feirense third choice goalie to...

Lack of playing time forced me out of Watford – Ighalo

Ighalo
Former Watford and Super Eagles of Nigeria striker, Odion Ighalo says he left the premier league outfit in order to get more first-team football. Ighalo left Watford in January to join Chinese Super League side Changchun Yatai after complaining about not playing regularly for the Hertfordshire club. The 28-year-old Nigeria striker has now found his feet in the Chinese Super League after...

Interesting reason why Ezenwa was dropped against Argentina

Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa
Ikechukwu Ezenwa may have very well booked his spot on the plane to Russia with Nigeria although he was dropped to the bench in the international friendly win against Argentina. Ezenwa has deputized between the sticks for the Super Eagles in the absence of first choice Carl Ikeme, for the most part of 2017 helping Nigeria qualify for next summer's...

How we Motivated Uzoho – Alloy Agu

Alloy Agu, Super Eagles, Francis Uzoho
Super Eagles goalkeeper trainer, Alloy Agu has revealed how he motivated one of the youngest goalkeeper to earn an international cap for Nigeria. Faced with a goalkeeping headache after the unavailability of first choice Carl Ikeme (sick), the lack of public trust in his deputy Ikechukwu Ezenwa and the stuttering Daniel Akpeyi, the Super Eagles selectors moved desperately to invite the...

Competition for places, good for Eagles – Echiejile

Echiejile
Super Eagles Left back, Elderson Echiejile has expressed his readiness to fight for his shirt in the Super Eagles squad ahead of the FIFA 2018 world cup in Russia. The on-loan AS Monaco defender spoke with Brila.net’s Anthony Bekederemo aftermath of the Eagles whipping of the La Albiceleste of Argentina in the city of Krasnodar, Russia. In a chat with brila.net,...

Eagles to know CHAN opponents on Friday

WAFU, CHAN Eagles, Super 4
Nigeria’s Super Eagles will on Friday know their group phase opponents at the 5th African Nations Championship (CHAN) kicking off on 13th January 2018 in Morocco. The Confederation of African Football has announced that the Draw Ceremony will take place at the stately Hotel Sofitel Rabat, which also hosted CAF’s Extraordinary General Assembly following the first –ever African Football Symposium...

World Cup 2018: England wary of facing Nigeria

England, Three Lions, 2018 FIFA World Cup
England it seems dread the possibility of facing Nigeria in next summer's World Cup in Russia after the Pots for the November 1 draw were revealed on Thursday. Gareth Southgate's men qualified for the tournament and were placed in Pot 2 alongside Spain, Peru, Switzerland, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay and Croatia. The 1966 world cup winners are ranked 12th in the world;...