Customs Officer Onikeku tips Eagles for 2019 AFCON semifinals

Customs Officer Onikeku tips Eagles for 2019 AFCON semifinals

The Secretary-General of Nigeria Customs Service’ Sports Unit, Samuel Onikeku has tipped the Super Eagles of Nigeria to at least reach the semifinals of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations where he believed anything can happen as regards winning the competition . The sports administrator who is also an ex International told www.adantesports.com.ng in Abuja today that the Gernot Rohr tutored Super Eagles team has quality players that can win the Trophy of the 2019 AFCON with hard work, dedication and patriotism on the part of the players, coaches and officials. He,…

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U17 AFCON: Eaglets edge Serengeti Boys 5-4 in opener

U17 AFCON: Eaglets edge Serengeti Boys 5-4 in opener

          Nigeria edged a yo-yo 13th Africa U17 Cup of Nations opening match 5-4 in Dar es Salaam on Sunday as hosts Tanzania collapsed in the latter part of the match against the five –time world champions. The Golden Eaglets threw away several opportunities in a match they had in their hands but almost threw away as a result of sluggish marking, carelessness at the rear and slack finishing. They could have been one goal up as early as 20 seconds into the game but a poor…

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2019 AFCON: Rohr shuts door on fresh players

2019 AFCON: Rohr shuts door on fresh players

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has shut the door on fresh players nursing ambitions of making the final cut to this year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) holding in Egypt in June. The Coach disclosed to SportingLife.ng in Abuja that the days of searching for players to make the team for the AFCON was over since he had given enough time and room for more players to prove themselves and eventually make the AFCON team. He said he would only change his mind on the issue if he finds…

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Olympic Eagles will qualify for U-23 AFCON’s final round qualifier- Okechukwu

Olympic Eagles will qualify for U-23 AFCON’s final round qualifier- Okechukwu

  Captain of the Olympic Eagles Azubuike Okechukwu has vowed to lead his side to a comprehensive victory against Libya in today’s match holding at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State to qualify for the final round of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations. The Caycur Rizespor combative midfielder said that they had discovered their mistakes in the first match that they lost 2-0 and have worked hard in the training sessions in Asaba to correct them. “I think we have to play more compact against the Libyans in…

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