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Flying Eagles depart Abuja for Khartoum

The Flying Eagles on Thursday departed the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja for Khartoum for 2017 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations qualifying match against Sudan. The national under-20 male football team had earlier been scheduled to depart Nigeria on Wednesday for the first leg match of the qualifiers but was put off following some logistical problems. […]

Flying Eagles beat City Strikers FC 2-1

The national under-20 male football team, the Flying Eagles, on Tuesday beat Abuja-based Nationwide League One (NLO) clubside City Strikers 2-1 in a friendly match. The match played at the Abuja National Stadium mainbowl was expected to be the Flying Eagles’ last friendly game before departing for Sudan. The Flying Eagles are to take on […]

CAF kicks ES Setif out of Champions League

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has disqualified Algerian side ES Setif from further participation in the ongoing 2016 African Champions League competition. The club’s disqualification followed the ugly incidences which marred their Group B match against visiting Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa on Saturday. “This decision followed the regrettable incidents which took place during […]

Coach Amuneke dedicates Flying Eagles win to Keshi, Shuaibu

Emmanuel Amuneke, Coach of the National U-20 team has dedicated the team`s victory over Burundi, to Stephen Keshi and Amodu Shuaibu, former Super Eagles coaches who passed on recently. Amuneke disclosed this to sportswriters on Saturday after the team, also known as the Flying Eagles, beat the Burundi U-20 team, 2-1 at the U.J Esuene […]

NFF sensitizes clubs, media to FIFA’s new rules on football

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), said on Monday that it will soon begin to sensitise clubs and other stakeholders to football rules as reviewed by FIFA. Linus Mba, FIFA Referees Advisor and Consultant to the NFF on Refereeing, disclosed that the sensitisation would commence fully in September. Mba, however, said the reviewed laws were expected […]

Amuneke picks Osimhen, Nwakali, others for Burundi tie

Coach Emmanuel Amuneke on Tuesday underlined his faith in players of his 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup team by naming 15 of them in an 18-man under-20 squad against Burundi. The squad is heading to Bujumbura for this weekend’s 2017 CAF U-20 Cup of Nations second qualifying round fixture first leg match. According to the […]

CAF proposes 16 clubs for Champions League, Confederation Cup

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has proposed major new reforms in the Champions League and the Confederation Cup to take effect from 2017. A report on the 38th Ordinary General Assembly of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), held in Mexico City, Mexico, indicated that CAF was ready to make the changes. According to […]

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