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Sanusi tasks F/Eagles ahead WAFU tourney

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi on Monday paid a visit to the camp of the Flying Eagles who are on the final leg of preparations for the WAFU B U20 tournament. Sanusi who was in Benin Republic where he was match commissioner for a CAF Confederations Cup match in Cotonou

Brown thinks highly of African basketball teams

D’Tigers head coach, Mike Brown is of the opinion that if the right things are put in place by African basketball federations many teams can compete favourably with the best in the world. Teams have commenced preparations for the third window of the qualifiers from February 19 - 21, 2021 which was announced by

D’Tigers rule FIBA Afrobasket qualifier in Rwanda

D'Tigers concluded their first FIBA Afrobasket qualifying series on a winning note as they maintained their unbeaten run with another emphatic 91-68 points win against Mali. Captain, Ike Diogu led from the front as he powered the team to its third victory with 14 points, 5 rebounds to emerge the team's top performer. Although Mali won

Bosso names 20 for WAFU Cup of Nations

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles head coach, Ladan Bosso has picked his 20 -man squad that will contest for the WAFU B Cup of Nations title at the tournament taking place in Porto Novo, Benin Republic next month. The competition, which holds from December 05-20 will also serve as the qualifying tournament for the 2021

Akanni tasks Rohr on Eagles’ poor performance

Former Nigerian defender, Waidi Akanni has described as ill wind that blows no one any good the over-reliance on foreign-based players by the manager of Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr. Rohr recently prosecuted the better forgotten 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying double-header against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone with 100% foreign-based professionals on

Eagles, Leone Stars share points in Freetown

The Super Eagles delayed picking their 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying ticket as they could only share points in a scoreless draw with the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in Freetown on Tuesday. Spurred on by a special incentive of a blank cheque made by President Julius Maada Bio should they defeat the

Sulaimon out of 2021 Afrobasket qualifiers

Casademont Zaragoza shooting guard, Rasheed Sulaimon has been ruled out of D'Tigers' 2021 Afrobasket qualifiers due to injury. Sulaimon who was listed in the 20-man list earlier released by coach Mike Brown will no longer play any part in the qualifiers to be decided from November 27- 29 due to a torn muscle in

Rohr likes Eagles’ AFCON draw in Freetown

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr has said his side improved greatly in their second game against the Sierra Leonean counterparts, Leone Stars. The Eagles were forced to a goalless draw by the hosts, Leone Stars in Tuesday’s reverse fixture of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers at the Siaka Steven Stadium in Freetown. Both

Eagles land in Freetown for AFCON clash

Nigeria’s delegation to Tuesday’s 2022 AFCON qualifying match against Sierra Leone arrived in Freetown on Monday afternoon aboard a chartered flight that flew the team from Benin City and after a 30-minute ferry ride on the Atlantic from the International Airport in Lungi to the Sierra Leonean capital. The chartered aircraft touched down at the

D’Tigers camp gets Nov 23 date

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has announced that final camping for the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket qualifiers will commence on November 23, 2020. NBBF Secretary General, Afolabi-Oluwayemi Olabisi said players are expected to fly into Kigali. On the duration of the final camping exercise, the NBBF President, Engr. Ahmadu Musa Kida revealed that the federation would have

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