Breaking: Super Eagles coach invites 4 home-based players, Israeli goalie, others for Sierra Leone AFCON qualifier clash

June 9, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Unlike what obtained in recent past, Super Eagles coach Coach José Santos Peseiro has invited up to four home-based players ahead of 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in Monrovia. They are two goal keepers – Victor Sochima (Rivers United) and Olorunleke Ojo (Enyimba FC), then a defender Chidiebube Duru with Rivers Read More

Breaking: Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets land in Algeria [PICTURES]

April 24, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria early Monday morning arrived Algiers, Algeria’s capital along their trip to Constantine for a training tour ahead of 2023 U17 Africa Cup of Nations tournament. Blueprint gathered that they arrived around 4am, after departing Nigeria on Sunday. The team’s media officer Francis Achi informed Blueprint that the players are scheduled to carry out mandatory MRI Read More

2023 governorship election: Labour Party’s Edeoga heads to court

March 25, 2023 Admin III 0

The Enugu state Labour Party (LP) governorship candidate, Chijioke Edeoga, is set to challenge the outcome of the March 18, 2023, governorshipelection. This was disclosed by Edeoga in a press briefing on Friday. He said, “We want to urge our people in Enugu State to remain calm and peaceful, prayerful. Keep faith in God knowing that truth, justice shall prevail. Read More

Full list of elected governors in 26 states, 2 to go

March 23, 2023 Admin III 0

Following the announcement of the Labour Party (LP), candidate as the winner of the Abia state governorship election, Alex Otti, by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, the total number of governor-elects in the March 18, 2023 polls is 26. The elections in Kebbi and Adamawa were declared inconclusive by the electoral commission. The ruling Read More

VIDEO: Watch as FG subjects Nigeria’s Super Eagles to train in darkness ahead of Guinea AFCON qualifier clash

March 22, 2023 Admin III 0

For two consecutive days, top officials of the Ministry of Youth and Sports development, subjected professional Super Eagles stars invited to prosecute Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Guinea Bissau to train under tick darkness inside Moshood Abiola National stadium Abuja. Despite the official malace, the Minister of Youth and Sports development Sunday Dare has kept mute and watched in Read More

VIDEO: Bronze-winning Flying Eagles return to Nigeria

March 13, 2023 Admin III 0

The Flying Eagles have returned from Egypt to Nigeria after finishing third at the just concluded U20 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The players and officials arrived through the Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport, Abuja on Monday March 13, 2023.

Senegal subdue Gambia, win first ever U20 AFCON to complete continental quadruple titles

March 11, 2023 Admin III 0

The Young Teranga Lions of Senegal on Saturday at the Cairo International Stadium, Egypt, defeated their Gambian counterparts 2-0 to lift their first-ever Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy. Goals from forward Sulaymane Faye and midfielder Mamadou Camara were all the team needed to secure Senegal victory over their Gambian neighbours. The Senegalese side zoomed into Saturday’s final with Read More

[Breaking] 2023 U20 AFCON: Gambia outplay Nigeria’s Flying Eagles, face Senegal in final showdown

March 6, 2023 Editor 0

Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, failed to reach the 17th Africa U20 Cup of Nations Final after losing by the odd goal to The Gambia’s Young Lions in the second semi-final played at the Cairo International Stadium on Monday evening. Lanky forward Adama Bojang capitalized on a defensive slip by captain Daniel Bameyi to slot beyond goalkeeper Chijioke Aniagboso for the only Read More

2023 U20 AFCON: CAF unleash Moroccan official for Nigeria, Senegal opening clash

February 18, 2023 Admin III 0

The Confederation of African Football has appointed Moroccan Jalal Jayed as referee for Sunday’s Africa U20 Cup of Nations Group A battle between seven-time champions Nigeria and Senegal at the Cairo International Stadium. Jayed will be assisted by Tunisian Mohamed Bakir (assistant referee 1), Algerian Hamza Bouzit (assistant referee 2) and Ivorian Clement Franklin Kpan, in the match that will Read More

Nigerian coach opens up on Flying Eagles’ list ahead of U20 AFCON

January 28, 2023 Editor 0

  Flying Eagles coach, Ladan Bosso has revealed that he submitted 30 name of players to the Nigeria Football Federation.  The 30 players according to the coach will undergo Patient Care Management System (PCMS) where unfit players would be dropped before taking final decision on the final list. “Tentatively we gave the name of about 30 players from which they’re Read More

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles go on Christmas break, 2 months to 2023 U20 AFCON kick-off

December 17, 2022 Admin III 0

Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles turned back NPFL side, Lobi Stars 2-0 on Saturday morning at FIFA Goal Project AstroTurf in Abuja to round off the first phase of the team’s preparations for the forthcoming Africa U20 Cup of Nations on a high note.   Haliru Sarki broke the deadlock in a closely-fought game with a well-taken free kick in the 76th minute, and 10 minutes later, prolific Olusegun Otusanya sealed the victory for the Ladan Bosso-tutored side after Read More