Nigeria excited about prospects of hosting U-20 Women World Cup
The federal government is excited about the prospect of Nigeria hosting the next FIFA U-20 Women World Cup in 2020.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo dropped the hint Thursday while receiving a delegation of FIFA Inspection Team at the Presidential Villa. He added that the government is actively supporting the bid of the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, to host the female soccer competition. Read More
The friendly will be Nigeria’s first game after the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON)
High Flying Ghali Ahmad and Abubakar Ibrahim combined for three, as the Flying Eagles defeated Gwarimpa FC in a friendly as they continue their build up to next month’s African Games in Morocco.
Adesina Gata and Chinonso Emeka also registered their names on the scorers sheet, not minding the presence of the 2018 AFCON bronze medalist Kenneth Omeruo, who was dishing out instructions to their opponents. Read more
Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles manger, has been linked with replacing departing DR Congo manager Florent Ibengé.
Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles manager, is on the radar of DR Congo.he 66-year-old Franco-German tactician guided Nigeria to a bronze medal finish at AFCON 2019. Rohr was appointed Super Eagles manager in 2016 after coaching Gabon, Niger and Burkina Faso. Read more
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Aubameyang Sends Emotional Message To ‘Naija Boy’ Iwobi As Nigerian Moves
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on Friday posted an emotional goodbye message to Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi following his move to Everton.
Iwobi was signed on transfer deadline day by the Toffees for £35million on a five- year deal.Read more