• NFF begs Nigerians to forgive Flying Eagles

    NFF begs Nigerians to forgive Flying Eagles

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Vice President, Seyi Akinwunmi, has appealed to Nigerian football fans to forgive the Flying Eagles for falling to reach the CAF U-20 Na­tions Cup billed for next year in Zambia.

    The Emmanuel Amuneke tutored side bungled their chances of qualifying for the competition when they lost at home in Lagos to Sudan on Saturday.

    The Flying Eagles won the first leg 2 – 1 in far away Omdurman, but surprisingly fell 3-4 at home in Lagos. The […]

  • We won’t disband Flying Eagles – NFF

    We won’t disband Flying Eagles – NFF

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has described the Flying Eagles as the future of Nigeria football despite their failure to quaify for the 2016 Africa Youth Championship in Zambia.

    Nigeria lost to the national U-20 team of Sudan on an away goal rule.

    Nigeria defeated Sudan by 2-1 in Kathoun forthnight ago but failed to capitalise on the advantage and lost by 3-4 in a return leg at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos on Saturday.

    The NFF vice-president Seyi Akinwumi in a post […]

  • Osimhen destroys hosts Sudan for Flying Eagles

    Osimhen destroys hosts Sudan for Flying Eagles

    Victor Osimhen snatched a later winner for Nigeria’s Flying Eagles to beat home team Sudan 2-1 Sunday in a 2017 U20 AFCON qualifier at the El Merriekh Stadium in Khartoum.

    Sudan’s Young Falcons held their own for most part of this clash against a Flying Eagles side, who paraded several stars from Nigeria’s FIFA U17 World Cup triumph last year including Osimhen, who is bound for German Bundesliga side Wolfsburg.

    The return leg will be played in Nigeria in a fortnight with […]

  • Flying Eagles to arrive Monday after Burundi victory

    Flying Eagles to arrive Monday after Burundi victory

    Nigeria’s U-20 side are schedueld to fly back to Nigeria on Monday.

    The Flying Eagles defeated hosts Burundi 1-0 in Bujumbura on Saturday, in the first leg of their 2017 CAF U-20 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

    Emmanuel Amuneke’s team left Burundi on Sunday and had a stopover in Ethiopia, from where they will return to Nigeria.

    “We are leaving Burundi on Sunday morning to Ethiopia where we will observe a day stopover before heading to Nigeria on Monday,” an official told Completesportsnigeria.com

    The […]

  • Flying Eagles defeat Burundi 1-0 in Bujumbura

    Flying Eagles defeat Burundi 1-0 in Bujumbura

    Nigeria’s U-20 side, on Saturday defeated hosts Burundi 1-0, in a CAF U-20 AFCON qualifier in Bujumbura.

    After a goalless first half, Chukwudi Agor grabbed the winning goal in the 64th minute.

    The second leg will be played in Calabar next month, with the winner over the two legs going on to face Sudan, for a place in the tournament in Zambia next year.

    Nigeria is the current defending

  • Flying Eagles lose 1-0 to Germany, crash out of U-20 World Cup

    Flying Eagles lose 1-0 to Germany, crash out of U-20 World Cup

    Levin Oztunali’s first half goal was enough to take Germany through to the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand on Thursday at the expense of Nigeria.

    A match report on fifa.com indicated that Germany were deserved winners against the Group E runners-up.

    But while the Flying Eagles could not be faulted for effort, their inability to create meaningful scoring chances proved to be their undoing.

    Prior to the game, it was expected that Germany would attempt to build their […]

  • We won’t miss Iheanacho & Nwakali – Coach Garba

    We won’t miss Iheanacho & Nwakali – Coach Garba

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    Manu Garba, Flying Eagles Coach who confirmed that Kelechi Iheanacho & Chidiebere Nwakali have been ruled out of the 2015 African Youth Championship in March in Senegal, said on Wednesday that his team (Flying Eagles) would not miss the services of the overseas-based players.

    Due to the refusal of Manchester City to release the duo for the tournament, Garba told the News Agency of Nigeria that the players would not be missed because the […]