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3 Nigerians Shine as Former Flying Eagles Invitee Scores Hattrick in 11-0 win

Former Nigeria U20 invitee Olayinka Fredrick Ladapo started pre-season in Flying colours as he notched a hattrick on Saturday. Rotherham United Coach Paul Warne gave the former Crystal Palace striker the chance to impress, and he grabbed it with a second-half treble (55th, 67th, and 76th minutes) as English club Rotherham thrashed Parkgate FC 11-0.

  1 year ago ago
3 Nigerians Shine as Former Flying Eagles Invitee Scores Hattrick in 11-0 win

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Check out the Incredible Profile of Mikel Obi That No Nigerian Player, Past or Present, Can Boast of

There are talents and there are marginal talents. This is why some players are having a long reign and some others are having an ephemeral reign. Apart from getting an injury that has sent many players to early retirement, highly talented players are always getting playing time until they retire themselves.

  1 year ago ago
Check out the Incredible Profile of Mikel Obi That No Nigerian Player, Past or Present, Can Boast of

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Former Flying Eagles Stars Spotted Playing Street Football In Jos

Super Eagles winger Moses Simon is currently in Nigeria for holiday and he decided to link up with some friends in Jos. The French based forward was spotted playing street football with his old time friends in his former area. The former Flying Eagles star was born and raised in Jos, so the decision to reunite with old friends is understandable.

  1 year ago ago
Former Flying Eagles Stars Spotted Playing Street Football In Jos

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Ex-Eaglets coach exposes 25-year secret on why Nigeria failed to qualify for the 1995 FIFA U-20 WC

Former Flying Eagles and Golden Eaglets coach, Fanny Amun has revealed the reason the Nigeria U-20 squad failed to qualify for the 1995 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Qatar. Nigeria was tagged as one of the favourites to win the tournament because of the achievement and performance of the Golden Eaglets at the 1993 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Japan. Despite all the expectations, the Flying Eagles failed to progress to the tournament with Cameroon and Burundi representing Africa. Fanny Amun who was in charge of the Golden

  1 year ago ago
Ex-Eaglets coach exposes 25-year secret on why Nigeria failed to qualify for the 1995 FIFA U-20 WC

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Former Flying Eagles defender captain reacts after invitation to the Super Eagles camp

Kwara United captain Christopher Nwaeze has reacted to the invitation to the Super Eagles camp. The former Flying Eagles captain is part of the United squad - that lost 2-0 to Lobi Stars on Sunday. Nwaeze has had an impressive season with Kwara United, leading them to fifth on the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table with forty-six points in twenty-seven games.

  1 year ago ago
Former Flying Eagles defender captain reacts after invitation to the Super Eagles camp

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Flying Eagles 2015 AFCON Final XI That Conquered Senegal: Where Are They Now?

Its six years since Nigeria's Flying Eagles lifted the Africa U20 Cup of Nations with a 1-0 over Senegal. However, what happened to that talented squad that was expected to form the basis of the national team for years to come? We take a look at the players that started in the final.

  1 year ago ago
Flying Eagles 2015 AFCON Final XI That Conquered Senegal: Where Are They Now?

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Transfer News: Arsenal Confirm One New Deal, Appoint Kevin Betsy as the Under-23s coach

Arsenal Confirm One New Deal OFFICIAL: Another Nigerian youngster signs new contract with Arsenal. Arsenal have confirmed through their official website that Flying Eagles hopeful Ovie Ejeheri has committed his future to the club after signing a new contract. Ejeheri has put pen to paper on his first professional contract with the north London club.

  1 year ago ago
Transfer News: Arsenal Confirm One New Deal, Appoint Kevin Betsy as the Under-23s coach

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Transfer News: Arsenal Confirm Three New Deals, Chelsea Prepare £130m Bid For Top Belgian Striker

Arsenal Confirm Three New Deals OFFICIAL: Arsenal have confirmed through their official website that Flying Eagles hopeful Ovie Ejeheri has committed his future to the club after signing a new contract. The 18-year-old progressed through the academy ranks before earning promotion to the U18 squad in 2019. "It’s a very, very special day for me.

  1 year ago ago
Transfer News: Arsenal Confirm Three New Deals, Chelsea Prepare £130m Bid For Top Belgian Striker

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Am Ready To Play For The Nigerian National Team & Manchester United In The Near Future Says Precious

Seun Precious is an exceptional striker who laces his boot for Dynamics Football Academy, has disclosed his dream of becoming a player for Manchester United in the near future.

  1 year ago ago
Am Ready To Play For The Nigerian National Team & Manchester United In The Near Future Says Precious

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Ojo's Top Saves And Key Highlights From Enyimba's Victory In Senegal

Finidi George got off to a good start as Enyimba's coach in style with a 1-0 victory over an impressive Diambers FC in Senegal. We take a look at highlights of Finidi's first competitive game as Enyimba's coach The team showed a different attitude towards away games.

  1 year ago ago
Ojo's Top Saves And Key Highlights From Enyimba's Victory In Senegal

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Meet Ex-Flying Eagles of Nigeria coach who has just been appointed as Roma's academy Technical Director

Former Golden Eaglets and Flying Eagles of Nigeria Coach, John Sam Obuh was recently named and appointed as Technical Director of AS Roma. This was based according to report going around from different reliable sources which confirmed the appointment of the 61 years old Nigerian football manager as the Technical Director of AS Roma Football Academy, Abuja Nigeria.

  1 year ago ago
Meet Ex-Flying Eagles of Nigeria coach who has just been appointed as Roma's academy Technical Director

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Super Eagles goalkeeper shines as he kept a clean sheet for his European-club

Super Eagles of Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho was outstanding again for Savvas Poursaitidis led APOEL Nicosia on Sunday evening, as he kept a clean sheet in their goalless draw against Temuri Ketsbaia led Anorthosis FC. The Nigerian international continues his excellent performance for the home team after he was given another starting role by coach Savvas Poursaitidis, and he was able to impress as he saved many shots to deny the away team from scoring. The former Flying Eagles of Nigeria goalkeeper started

  1 year ago ago
Super Eagles goalkeeper shines as he kept a clean sheet for his European-club

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Tension Rises As The Flying Eagles Look Onto The Black Starlets Of Ghana For Qualification.

The Ongoing Wafu B U-20 Competition which is currently going on in Benin republic has turned out into an interesting showdown for Coach Bosso and the national team. The Flying Eagles who started the competition on a winning note after defeating Benin republic and went on to draw against the Junior Elephants of Cote d' voire before losing to the Black starlets of Ghana by 1-0. Now Nigeria will be hoping that the Ghanians will defeat the Ivorians for them to progress to the round of the African main tournament.

  2 years ago ago
Tension Rises As The Flying Eagles Look Onto The Black Starlets Of Ghana For Qualification.

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Flying Eagles Fall To Late Strike Against Ivory Coast

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria now have it all to do on Wednesday against perennial foes Ghana after failing to hold on to their slim one goal advantage against Ivory Coast today with the match eventually ending 1:1. Christopher Nwaeze’s delightful header off an eloquently taken curling free-kick from Wisdom Ubani had powered Nigeria ahead in 58 minutes only for the Ivorian youths to draw level at the death in 93 minutes. The Nigerian contingents had been talking tough leading up to this encounter but from my

  2 years ago ago
Flying Eagles Fall To Late Strike Against Ivory Coast

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Is Nigeria's golden era in U20 competition over

The Flying Eagles have performed like Lion in the U20 World Cup over the last three decades but a disappointing first round exit in 2020 WAFU B U20 Cup of Nations has left some fans wondering if this dominant era might be grinding to a halt. The WAFU Cup is a competition in which the Flying Eagles have traditionally excelled in.  Despite performing very well at the World stage at U20 level, Nigeria failed to come to the party at regional level in Port Novo, Benin Republic. NIGERIA Nigeria twice lost in the

  1 year ago ago
Is Nigeria's golden era in U20 competition over

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Nigerian Footballer uses Aguero as 'prayer point'

A Nigerian footballer, Jesse Akila has paid homage to Premier League legend, Sergio Aguero as the Argentine striker departs Manchester City at the end of the season.The former Flying Eagles star revealed that he hopes to witness that kind of treatment when he is at that stage of his career.

  1 year ago ago
Nigerian Footballer uses Aguero as 'prayer point'

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WAFU U20: Pinnick Wishes Flying Eagles Luck As They Face Rivals Ghana

President, Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, wishes Flying Eagles best of luck ahead of 2020 WAFU B U20 Cup of Nations Group B game against Ghana staring 4pm later in the day at the Stade Charles de Gaulles in Port Novo, Republic of Benin. In a statement on his official Twitter handle, the former Chairman, Delta State Sports Commission lent his support for the Ladan Bosso's team against their archrivals.  The statement read: "The Flying Eagles have a duel with our archrivals Ghana in the WAFU

  2 years ago ago
WAFU U20: Pinnick Wishes Flying Eagles Luck As They Face Rivals Ghana

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See Reactions as Ghana Beats Nigeria U-20

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria suffered a derby defeat to the Black Satellites of Ghana at the ongoing WAFU U-20 Championship in Porto Novo Benin Republic. Ladan Bosso tutored boys were stunned by an 82nd minute brilliant free-kick against the runs of play with the result almost ending any chance of the team qualifying for the semi-finals, after they drew their first match against Ivory Coast. In their opening game on Sunday, the U-20 national team were forced to a 1-1 draw by the Junior Elephants as everything

  2 years ago ago
See Reactions as Ghana Beats Nigeria U-20

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WAFU Under 20: Nigerian Flying Eagles Face Ghana for Semifinal Ticket Today

The Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles look set to book a place in the semifinals round of the on-going WAFU B U20 Tournament in Porto Novo today, as they will be confronting West African top rivals, Ghana’s Black Satellites at the Stade Charles de Gaulles. With just three teams in Group B and having drawn their first tie against Cote d'Ivoire on Sunday, the seven-time African victors need a success in today's game to escape any disqualification from the knock out rounds.  Chris Nwaeze had given the Flying

  2 years ago ago
WAFU Under 20: Nigerian Flying Eagles Face Ghana for Semifinal Ticket Today

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WAFU Nations Cup: We will Give Our Best Against Ghana, Flying Eagles Skipper Reassures.

The flying eagles of Nigeria kicked off its WAFU B nations cup on a disheartning note as the Ladan Bosso tutored side shared the spoils against the Ivorian U20 side. Determined flying eagles side showed lots of class against its Ivorian counterpart and was rewarded with a goal which the team defended stoutly to ensure a lead heading into the locker room. On a surge for a security goal, the Flying Eagles felled short of a man as their rock solid centre back, Christopher Nwaeze was given a marching order for second

  2 years ago ago
WAFU Nations Cup: We will Give Our Best Against Ghana, Flying Eagles Skipper Reassures.