1. Nigerian footballer dies from heart attack in Turkish League
A 23-year-old Nigerian footballer, Ekundayo Ebenezer Mawoyeka has died after suffering a heart attack during a Saturday match in Turkey.
The young striker who plays for Sarayköyspor in the Super Amateur League collapsed in the 35th minute of the game against Yeşilköyspor at the Servergazi Stadium and was rushed to the Servergazi State Hospital where he was confirmed dead.
2. Angola Show Nigeria How To Win Amputee World Cup
While Nigeria’s squad won only one out of three matches in their debut at the global competition, following two straight failures to turn up in previous editions, Angola showed them a good example to follow next time out by going all the way to the trophy in Mexico.
Though Nigeria are relishing their historic first victory in their maiden outing at the competition, footballlive.ng can report that they now have a bigger margin to aim for, after Angola emerged world champions by beating Turkey 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out in Sunday’s final.
3. Rohr Thrilled With Eagles’ Stars’ Resurgent Form In Europe
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr says he is excited by the high standards the majority of the Super Eagles’ players are exhibiting in their various clubs in Europe, Completesortsnigeria.com reports.
“I am thrilled with the playing time my players are getting in their clubs in Europe. They not only playing regularly, they are in good form and that is what I demand from them every week. They are doing very good and that is very well for us moving forward,” Rohr told CSN.
Ghana 2018: Super Falcons off to Abidjan for final camping
Cup holders, Super Falcons of Nigeria will spend eight days at a training camp in Abidjan to perfect tactics and strategy for the defence of their continental title before arriving in Ghana for the 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations finals.
The team, which has been camping in the magnificent Jubilee Chalets and Resort in Epe near Lagos – courtesy of the Lagos State Government – for the past few weeks, will travel aboard an Air Ivoire flight on Tuesday morning to the Ivorian capital.
5. Rohr: La Liga’s Good For Omeruo, Chukwueze
Omeruo and Chukwueze are both in Rohr’s list to battle South Africa next weekend, ahead of which footballlive.ng gathered the Franco-German socccer tactician is happy seeing both stars excel with their clubs last weekend.
Rohr noted how Omeruo held his own for 90 minutes of action with Leganes against Atletico Madrid,l while Chukwueze continues waxing strong with Villarreal.