Footballers play more games for their clubs but the few games they play for their countries are honorable. National team coaches use club football to judge the form of footballers who are invited to the national team. New players receive invitations to the national team regularly and two Nigerian players deserve a call-up to the Super Eagles for the first time team based on their current performances for their clubs.
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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.
When you talk about football in Africa, then the name of Nigeria must be mentioned.The West African nation has a very rich history of churning out technically gifted youngsters and this new generations of 'Nigerian kids on the block' are not short of quality either.
Thomas Tuchel name Ex-Golden Eaglets invitee in Chelsea's Premier League squad for the rest of the season Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has named former Golden Eaglet invitee Prince Adegoke in Chelsea's Premier League squad till the end of the season. Tuchel replaced Frank Lampard as Chelsea manager in January with the Blues struggling for form in the Premier League. Chelsea could not sign any player in the winter window, and Tuchel has now named his Premier League squad for the rest of the season. In
10 Years after winning Golden Ball at 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup - See Sani Emmanuel new look Nigeria Sport lovers has seen different categories of players, played for both Junior and senior team of Nigeria, some are outstanding while other are not, among the Outstanding and a hero is, Former Eaglet Player, Sani Emmanuel. Sani Emmanuel was born on 23th of December, 1992. He plays as a Striker. Sani Emmanuel was part of the Golden Eaglet team, that came 2nd in 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup, which was held in Nigeria.
Two Spanish sides, Valencia and Atletico Madrid - are jostling for the signature of Akinkunmi Amoo.The former Golden Eaglet star is currently playing for Hammarby IF in Sweden.The 18-year-old dazzler signed for the Swedish side on 8 June 2020, shortly after celebrating his 18-year birthday.
Bayern Munich have been left fuming after their 5-1 defeat to the Nigerian Golden Eaglet yesterday in Abuja.
Nigeria Under 17 side, Golden Eaglet is one of the successful national football team as far as Nigeria is concerned. The team dominates the under 17 cadre with five (5) World Cup trophies, one ahead of Brazil. One of the team's feat was achieved during the 1993 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Japan from August 21 to September 4, 1993. The team went on to win the tournament without suffering any defeat. In the group stage, they thrashed Canada 8-0, defeated Argentina 4-0 and secured a 2-0 victory over Australia. With
Season in, season out, developmental football in Nigeria like the U17 ingloriously, continues to shape up a classical boring case of déjà vu with our young talents. At the end, it is just a paltry amount that makes headway from such abundance of youthful energy and talent. So what is there really to be hopeful about this current Golden Eaglet squad in Brazil? Ironically, Nigeria is the most successful nation at the men’s U17 FIFA championship, winning the championship a record five times even from its m
Football fans, journalists and pundits are quick to hype young players as wunderkinds after a show of precocious talent. These youngsters are tipped to get exponentially better with age and are expected to end up at the very top of the game. However, there have been many ‘golden boys' who appear to hit their peaks too early and are already on their way down when they are expected to be getting set to rule the world. Examples of such players abound in Nigerian football and here are some of the most wel
Former Golden Eaglet captain and the MVP of the 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup in Chile, Kelechi Nwakali has revealed the reason why he left Arsenal in September 2019. The ex Golden Eaglet starlet had a four loan spells at three different clubs, MVV Maastricht, VVV Venlo, and Fc Porto. Nwakali joined Arsenal in 2016 on a five-year deal from local club Diamond Football Academy in Nigeria for a reported fee of £2.5 million but departed Arsenal without making any competitive first-team appearance because of the issu
Talented Nigerian striker Ifunanyachi Achara has reacted after scoring match-winner and clinch Man of Match award on his debut for new club as Toronto FC pipped New York City FC to a 1-0 win in the Major League Soccer encounter at BMO Field. The 22-year-old former Golden Eaglet invitee who joined the Canadian club from USL League Two side Black Rock FC in just a week before the 2020 season kicked off played his first MLS match on Saturday and was on parade from start to finish. Achara who had his 11th-mi
One thing you can’t take away from an average Nigeria youth is that he is smart and an embodiment of talents. Be it comedy, music, football, education etc, we have young talented persons in these fields who are making the country proud. Specifically, we have seen the likes of the Golden Eaglet team which over the years have produced exceptional young talents representing their motherland at various international football competitions. Some persons have attributed that you hardly move from Bayelsa to Sokoto
The former Under 17 invitee for the Golden Eaglet of Nigeria has penned down a new professional two years contract with Chelsea until 2023 with a further one year additional contract. Nigeria Born Goalkeeper who goes by the name Prince Adegoke took to Social Media celebrating his worthwhile achievement. In his Statement, I am very happy to sign for one of the best team in the world, I will give it my all round effort to contribute to the development of this great team. For Clarity sake, The 2003 born Goalkeeper
Remember Stanley Okoro, the Golden Eaglet player, who was nickname Little Messi ? See his new Photos
Remember Stanley Okoro, the Golden Eaglet player, who was nickname Little Messi ? See his new Photos When people talk about about a Nigerian Player, who has done wonder for the country, Former Golden Eaglet player, Stanley Okoro will be mention. Stanley Okoro was born on 8th of December, 1992. He was given birth to in Enugu State. Stanley Okoro plays as a Winger. He started playing football over 8 years ago. Stanley Okoro has over 10 career goals. He was among the Nigeria Under 17 team, that finished as runner
Liverpool set to make decision on Taiwo Awoniyi, the former Golden Eaglet star signed for the Reds in 2015 without making a single appearance for them. The 22 years old star currently spending his loan in the Bundesliga side Mainz 05 has only played in six game this season and without getting a playing time in the German, Liverpool is set is to withdraw him back and then loan him to another club. Liverpool speaking with Awoniyi manager, said they are yet to get work permit for him and that's the reason why