Egyptian referees for Nigeria, Senegal clash

Egyptian referees for Nigeria, Senegal clash

Egyptian referee Mahmoud Ashor will take charge of proceedings when three –time African champions Nigeria and current Africa number one team Senegal clash in a friendly match in Ismailia on Sunday. He will be assisted by compatriots Mohamed Abdel Mgeed (First Assistant), Ahmed Salah (Second Assistant) and Said Abdollah (Reserve Referee). Both camps have agreed to play the match behind closed door, with Coaches Gernot Rohr and Aliou Cisse savouring the opportunity to put on the carousel different patterns and tactics. While Senegal is Africa’s number one –ranked team, Nigeria…

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Eagles beat resilient Egypt via Onuachu’s super goal 

Eagles beat resilient Egypt via Onuachu’s super goal 

                Denmark based Paul Onuachu was arguably the best Super Eagles player on parade on Tuesday as he scored one of the fastest goal in football to help Nigeria beat visiting hard fighting Pharaohs of Egypt 1-0 in an international friendly decided at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State. The Denmark-based striker scored in the opening five seconds of the first half, when he fired a thunderous shot past Egyptian goalkeeper, Abdelrehim Mahmoud from outside the 18 yard box. The early goal…

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International friendly: Rohr confirms Musa’s absence, Moses to replace him as Ekong captains Eagles against Egypt 

International friendly: Rohr confirms Musa’s absence, Moses to replace him as Ekong captains Eagles against Egypt 

Super Eagles’ stand in Captain Ahmed Musa has been excused by Eagles Manager Gernot Rohr to return to his Saudi Arabia club Al- Nassr to help the team beat league leaders Al-Hilal in a top of the table cracker in the Saudi Arabia Professional League match fixed for this Friday. Musa who was relied on to lead the Eagles to victory in an international friendly against the visiting Pharaohs of Egypt in Asaba, Delta State had to leave Asaba Sunday evening in order to get to Saudi Arabia on time…

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Eagles desperate to beat Seycheles, Egypt–Jamilu Collins

Eagles desperate to beat Seycheles, Egypt–Jamilu Collins

Super Eagles and SC Paderborn 07 left back Jamilu Collins has said that the Eagles are determined to win the inconsequential 2019 Africa Cup of Nations last group match against visiting Seychelles on Friday, March 22nd, 2019 as well as the international friendly against Egypt on Tuesday, March 26th, 2019 slated for Late Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State. The Eagles’ dependable left back also disclosed that the Eagles Coach has already told the players that full preparations for this year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) would commence with the…

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Eagles striker Samuel Kalu begs kidnappers to release his mother

Eagles striker Samuel Kalu begs kidnappers to release his mother

Super Eagles/Bordeaux of France wing attacker Samuel Kalu has sent emotional pleas to the kidnappers of his mother Mrs Ozuruonye Juliet Kalu to please release her for him to continue to give his best to his fatherland through football. The right wing striker was named in the list of 23 players released by the Media and Communication Department of the Nigeria Football Federation today (Monday) in Abuja for the inconsequential 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match and the international friendly match against the Pharaohs of Egypt slated for Late Stephen Keshi…

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Seychelles, Egypt matches: Eagles list out March 1st, as Rohr excludes Mikel, Moses

Seychelles, Egypt matches: Eagles list out March 1st, as Rohr excludes Mikel, Moses

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr will release the Eagles team list of 23 players on Friday, March 1st, 2019, www.adantesports.com.ng reliably gathered. The Franco-German Coach has concluded plans to make public the Eagles’ team list at least three weeks before the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) dead rubber match against Seychelles at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State on March 23rd, 2019. Three days after the Eagles will slug it out against visiting Pharaohs of Egypt in an international friendly match. Egypt have also qualified for the…

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