• Eagles get refunds, bonus for win over Tanzania

    Eagles get refunds, bonus for win over Tanzania

    Victorious Super Eagles of Nigeria are now smiling to the bank after they got some of their outstanding payments immediately after their 2-1 win in Zambia yesterday.

    They received their flight ticket refunds, match bonus for the AFCON qualifier against Tanzania last month as well as appearance fees for two friendlies in May against Mali and Luxembourg.

    It is estimated that a player who was involved in all three matches would have received close to $8,000.

    The win bonus for Sunday’s World Cup […]

  • Eagles promised Tanzania game bonus, ticket refunds

    Eagles promised Tanzania game bonus, ticket refunds

    Super Eagles have been promised the win bonus for last month’s AFCON qualifier against Tanzania, a refund of their flight tickets as well as camp allowances for the World Cup qualifier in Zambia.

    These payments are to be made before the team fly out to Zambia early Saturday morning.

    The Eagles pipped Tanzania 1-0 in Uyo early last month in a final AFCON qualifier, which was used by new coach Gernot Rohr to prepare for Sunday’s clash against Zambia.

    On Wednesday afternoon, president […]

  • Iheanacho’s strike against Tanzania wins CNN’s award

    Iheanacho’s strike against Tanzania wins CNN’s award

    Nigerian teen sensation, Kelechi Iheanacho, has won the CNN Goal of the week award for his wonder strike, that helped the Super Eagles beat Tanzania 1-0 in a dead rubber AFCON 2017 qualifiers tie.

    The organisers took into consideration all the goals scored during the recently concluded international break and, the 19-year-old well hit effort from the edge of Tanzania box was selected as the winner.

    He was announced as the winner on the twitter handle of the prestigious news network, ahead […]

  • We must retain present Eagles for Zambia clash – Green

    We must retain present Eagles for Zambia clash – Green

    The Chairman of the Technical and Development Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, Chris Green, has called for the retention of present crop of Super Eagles for next month’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Zambia.

    Nigeria defeated Taifa Stars of Tanzania in last Saturday’s inconsequential Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier in Uyo, Akwa Ibom.

    Green, who told supersport.com that he was satisfied with the Eagles’ performance, lamented the state of the pitch which impeded the team during the encounter.

    “It was […]

  • Super Eagles get N10 million from A’Ibom govt

    Super Eagles get N10 million from A’Ibom govt

    Victorious Super Eagles were rewarded with 10 million naira (about $25,000), while AFCON qualifier opponents Tanzania received $10,000 from the Akwa Ibom State Government.

    “The Eagles got 10 million Naira and Tanzania were given $10,000 by the Akwa Ibom Government,” a team official announced.

    Akwa Ibom Governor Emmanuel Odom was the special guest of honour at the AFCON qualifier staged at the magnificent Akkwa Ibom International Stadium in Uyo.

    Oil-rich Akwa Ibom finance Nigeria premier league club Akwa United, who lost 3-0 to […]

  • AHEAD NIGERIA/TANZANIA AFCON QUALIFIER No winning bonus for Eagles – Pinnick

    AHEAD NIGERIA/TANZANIA AFCON QUALIFIER No winning bonus for Eagles – Pinnick

    The  President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick has disclosed that Super Eagles will not be paid match bonus, rather the players will be given daily camping allowance and return tickets due to the cash crunch facing the federation.

    He made this disclosure in a chat with SportingLife at the Glasshouse where he stated categorically that the football house has been surviving on borrowing to carry out national assignments especially the qualifiers.

    Pinnick also revealed that the federation has applied for […]

  • Mikel Obi arrives for Tanzania clash

    Mikel Obi arrives for Tanzania clash

    The Chelsea midfielder arrived at Le Meridien Hotel on Tuesday morning ahead of Saturday’s Afcon qualifier against the Taifa Stars.

    Nigeria camp swelled on Tuesday morning with the arrival of Mikel Obi for the Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania billed for Uyo.

    Brown Ideye, Victor Osimhen, Imoh Ezekiel, Musa Mohammed, Jamiu Alimi and goalkeeper Emmanuel Daniel were the early birds as they arrived on Monday afternoon.

    The Chelsea star returns to the senior national team after leading the Dream Team […]

  • Why I didn’t pick Rio Olympics star Etebo – Eagles boss Rohr

    Why I didn’t pick Rio Olympics star Etebo – Eagles boss Rohr

    Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr did not pick the country’s leading scorer at the Rio Olympics Oghenekaro Etebo for next month’s AFCON qualifier against Tanzania because the Portugal-based forward is injured.

    Etebo, who fired four goals past Japan in Nigeria’s opening game of the Rio Olympics, suffered a hamstring injury in the team’s final group game against Colombia and has therefore missed the subsequent knockout games against Denmark and Germany.

    Officials said Etebo will undergo a late fitness test ahead of tonight’s third-place […]

  • Mikel, Iheanacho invited, Oboabona dropped as Rohr invites 23 for Tanzania qualifier

    Mikel, Iheanacho invited, Oboabona dropped as Rohr invites 23 for Tanzania qualifier

    The Chelsea midfielder and Manchester City forward were included in the squad to face the Taifa Stars in September Afcon qualifier.

    Coach Gernot Rohr has invited 23 players for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania in Uyo.

    Although game is inconsequential, the fixture serves as rehearsal for Super Eagles’ 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia in October.

    Heading the list are Mikel Obi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Leicester City new signing Ahmed Musa as Rohr seek a winning start in his […]

  • (Video Clip) Pastor TB Joshua dines with Tanzania leader, advises him to concedes election results … SEE video Clip

    (Video Clip) Pastor TB Joshua dines with Tanzania leader, advises him to concedes election results … SEE video Clip

    Pastor TB Joshua paid a visit to Tanzania during the week, his mission was to restore peace amongst the politicians following a fall out after the national polls. It has been noticed that the influence he wields across Africa the world is enormous and when he speaks people tend to listen.

    On Saturday night, he met with the country’s main opposition leader, Edward Lowassa and dined with him. SEE Excerpts:

    “Many times, God speaks blessing and breakthrough through pain and disappointment. What […]

  • Dangote sets to commission his Cement Factory in Tanzania by…

    Dangote sets to commission his Cement Factory in Tanzania by…

    Africa’s foremost cement manufacturer, Dangote Cement is set to commission its new 3.0 million metric tonnes per annum cement plant located in Mtwara District of Tanzania on October 10, 2015.

    The company will also hold the grounding breaking ceremony for 25 hectares of Jetty land at Mgao village in Mtwara District the same day.

    The commissioning of the new cement plant which is part of the company’s Africa expansion strategy will be the fourth in the series after Ethiopia, Zambia and Cameroun. […]