Category Archives: Super Eagles

Super Eagles to get $1.5m preparation grant

Super Eagles and other teams that qualified for the FIFA 2018 World Cup are to get $1.5m grants from FIFA to aid their preparations for the tournament bill to start June 14-July 15 in Russia. Each team is also guaranteed $8m for playing in the group stages of the World Cup. The winning team will […]

Super Eagles Coach says Argentina beatable

Abuja – Salisu Yusuf, Assistant Coach of the Super Eagles on Thursday said that Argentina are a beatable side. Salisu Yusuf Yusuf made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja ahead of the Nov. 14 friendly match against the former world champions in Russia. The coach said that […]

Time to start preparations for the World Cup

NIGERIANS have continued to shower encomiums on the Super Eagles since our national football team became the first African side to secure qualification for the 2018 World Cup holding in Russia. The team achieved this feat by beating the visiting Chipolopolo of Zambia 1-0 on Saturday October 7, 2017 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, […]

Nigerian football’s gradual improvement is heart-gladdening, says first female FIFA-badged referee

A former FIFA-badged referee, Bola Abidoye, on Tuesday said recent successes recorded in Nigerian football indicate a good path to development and everlasting growth. Super Eagles Abidoye, who is the Vice-Chairman of Kaduna State Referees Council stated this in Zaria, Kaduna State that it was heart-warming that Nigerian football was improving daily. “Our recent matches […]

Obaseki urges Super Eagles to go for victory in Russia

The governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated Nigeria’s national football team, the Super Eagles, on their 1-0 victory over Zambia on Saturday evening. The governor, who commended the team on the exceptional class with which they outsmarted their opponents, urged the victorious team not to rest on their oars even as they prepare […]

Daniel congratulates Super Eagles

Former Governor of Ogun State and foremost aspirant for the Chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Otunba Gbenga Daniel has congratulated the Super Eagles, the technical crew and Nigerians on the qualification for the World Cup to be hosted by Russia in 2018. In a release issued by Ayo Giwa, his Media Officer, Otunba […]