• 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 […]

  • Siasia drops Osimhen from Olympics squad

    Siasia drops Osimhen from Olympics squad

    Head coach of Nigeria’s U-23 team, Samson Siasia, has dropped Victor Osimhen from the 35-man provisional squad for the 2016 Olympics.

    The 17-year-old who is set to sign professional terms with Wolfsburg, has been left out so he can focus on the upcoming CAF U-20 AFCON qualifiers against Sudan in July.

    Siasia’s decision has been taken, so he does not have to confront Flying Eagles coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, who is banking on the striker for the matches.

    Osimhen was a last-minute replacement for […]