Dream Team, Falcons depart for Olympics qualifiers

Players and officials of the the U-23 National Team  and the Senior Women National Team, Super Falcons will fly out of Nigeria today for their crucial second legs in pursuit of 2016 Olympic Games tickets. Siasia’s wards won 2-1 against Congo’s Red Devils in Port Harcourt and have no illusions as to the fact that plenty odds will be put More...

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By hallmarknews On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Oliseh defends selection policy

Newly-appointed Nigeria manager Sunday Oliseh says he will stand by his decision not to select players plying their trade outside the top divisions. Critics of Oliseh’s policy believe the coach risks missing More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
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Oliseh to pick U23 stars

Win or lose in Congo on Sunday, several Nigeria U23 stars are already part of the plans of new Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh, AfricanFootball.com has yet again scooped. The U23 stars include Italy-based Stanley More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, July 27th, 2015

Keshi demands N1b compensation from NFF

Sacked Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has demanded a compensation of a billion Naira (more than $400 million) from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for defaming him. Last week, AfricanFootball.com first broke More...

By hallmarknews On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Iheanacho reveals desire to break into Man City first team

Nigerian kid wonder, Kelechi Iheanacho has made known his desire to gain more playing time at the former Premier League champions after he helped Manchester City overcome a stubborn Roma side in Melbourne.  The More...

By hallmarknews On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Mikel returns for Nigeria

New Nigeria national football coach Sunday Oliseh has made his first big decision since being appointed by recalling Chelsea midfielder Jon Obi Mikel to the squad. Mikel has not been part of the Super Eagles setup More...

By hallmarknews On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Siasia defends Dream Team over Wike’s cash

Nigeria’s U23 team head coach, Samson Siasia, says his players were not distracted by financial promises made to them prior to their 2016 Olympics clash against Congo. Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike had More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, July 20th, 2015

Dream Team seal 2-1 win over Congo

LUKMAN OLOGUNRO Junior Ajayi scored twice as Nigeria U23 team edged their congolese counterpart 2-1 in the first leg of the CAF U23 Championship qualifier in Port Harcourt. Nigeria slightly dominated the opening More...

By hallmarknews On Monday, July 13th, 2015

NFF set to unveil Oliseh as Eagles coach

LUKMAN OLOGUNRO The Nigeria Football Federation is set to unveil Sunday Oliseh as the new head coach of the Super Eagles after talks with Federation’s boss, Amaju Pinnick in London last week. Oliseh, who More...