1. Ighalo: Salah Deserves African Best Player Award
Footballlive.ng can report that, although some critics argue the 2018 award should have gone to Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Ighalo is of a view that Salah showed immense technical and physical abilities that stood him out ahead of other African players.
2. Lobi Stars Won’t Get Carried Away – Kwambe
Although Kwambe admits Lobi Stars were the underdogs in the game and their victory cane as a surprise to many pundits, he believes his team are capable of pulling off more shocks in the elite competition.
3. NFF Await AFCON Draw To Finalise Eagles’ Friendlies
Although NFF president, Amaju Melvin Pinnick on Monday hinted that the Eagles will play two additional AFCON 2019 build-up matches at their final training base, before heading out to Egypt for the continental soccer showpiece, officials say no opposition has yet been named.
4. Delta State Govt Will Make Egypt Happy In Asaba – NFF
Footballlive.ng gathered that the NFF and Delta State officials are already putting heads together on plans for the match, which is billed for March 26 at Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, with the host government set to pick all bills for the game and take care of the visitors’ welfare.
5. Flying Eagles Invade Saudi Arabia This Weekend
The match, which is part of the Flying Eagles’ build-up programme for next month’s Africa U-20 Cup of Nations in Niger Republic, will bring alive memories of Nigeria’s historic outings against the Saudis.