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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U-23 AFCON qualifier: Azubuike Okechukwu to Captain Olympic Eagles against Libya

U-23 AFCON qualifier: Azubuike Okechukwu to Captain Olympic Eagles against Libya

Rizespor Football Club of Turkey’s star Azubuike Okechukwu has been appointed to captain the Nigeria’s U-23 National team against host Libya in tomorrow’s qualification match of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations slated for Stade de Guerdane Stadium, Djerba, Tunisia. Www.adantesports.com.ng scooped from the team’s camp in Tunisia this evening that Coach Imama Amapakabo opted for the former Nigeria’s U-23 national team Captain to retain his position because of his vast experience and his current ecplosive form He has also captained both the Nigeria U17 team, the Golden Eaglets, as well…

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Olympic Eagles set to overpower Libya in Tunisia

Olympic Eagles set to overpower Libya in Tunisia

              Cup holders Nigeria begin the race towards a successful defence of their Africa U23 title in Tunisia on Wednesday when they take on their Libyan counterparts in a first round, first leg encounter of the qualification series.   Wednesday’s encounter, which kicks off at 3pm Tunisia time (same as in Nigeria) on the artificial turf of the Ben Guerdane Stadium in the city of Ben Guerdane, will see Nigeria’s Head Coach, Imama Amapakabo throw in his best dice for a good result ahead…

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U-23 AFCON qualifier: Azubuike joins U23 Eagles in Tunisia Monday

U-23 AFCON qualifier: Azubuike joins U23 Eagles in Tunisia Monday

          The Head Coach of Nigeria’s U-23 national team Imama Amapakabo has called up former Captain of the team Azubuike Okechukwu for the qualification match of the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nation against host Libya in Tunisia on March 20 while the return leg comes up at the Late Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State five days later. A close source to the Coach told SportingLife that, “Coach Amapakabo wants to win the first leg and the second leg too and that’s why he has…

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