Ola Aina Tops Rohr’s Latest Eagles’ Invitees
Torino of Italy defender, Ola Aina has been touted as a sure bet for a spot in the latest Super Eagles’ list to be released this week by the technical adviser, Gernot Rohr.
Aina, who got his Serie A debut with Torino last weekend, appears top of the pile due to injuries to Rohr’s only other two options at right back, as Tyronne Ebuehi and Shehu Abdullahi are both out next month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles.
On the other hand, Aina, who is on loan from Chelsea, got top marks on his debut with Torino at the start of the new Serie A season last weekend. Read more at https://footballlive.ng/ola-aina-tops-rohrs-latest-eagles-invitees/
Dalung Dares Presidency, Says Intervention Temporary Measure
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has said that the intervention of the Presidency in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) leadership crisis was temporary measure as the matter has a subsisting judgment of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
In a statement issued yesterday by Nneka Ikem Anibeze, Media Assistant to Dalung, though the minister welcomed the intervention of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the NFF leadership crisis which saved Nigeria from a suspension threat by FIFA, it was mere attempt to abate an escalating case. Read more at https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/08/22/dalung-dares-presidency-says-intervention-temporary-measure/
The Real Reason Nigerian Striker Was Omitted From Chelsea Squad Vs Arsenal
Tammy Abraham is back in contention for a first team spot at Chelsea after putting behind injury worries which kept him out since the start of the season.
CarefreeYouth has informed allnigeriasoccer.com that the striker has returned to senior team training with the Blues and was involved in the activities at the Cobham Training Centre today, Tuesday ahead of their trip to the Tyneside this weekend to play Newcastle. Read more at http://www.allnigeriasoccer.com/read_news.php?nid=28985
NFF lauds presidency, FEC, others for resolving crisis
The board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari and members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) for stepping in to resolve the federation’s lingering leadership crisis, which helped the country to ‘avert suspension from international football on Monday.’
The NFF also thanked “heads of the various security agencies, members of the National Assembly, members of its congress, sponsors/partners, football stakeholders, analysts and ball fans who stood solidly by the tenets of association football.” Read more at http://guardian.ng/sport/nff-lauds-presidency-fec-others-for-resolving-crisis/
Nigeria U17 Coaches Backpedal On Bournemouth GK, Eye Crystal Palace AM