• African Cup of Nation: Nigeria wins Mali with a 3-2 victory

    African Cup of Nation: Nigeria wins Mali with a 3-2 victory

    What a narrow escape as Nigeria’s U-23 Dream Team ran away with a 3-2 victory over their West African rivals, Mali in their first match of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations Senegal 2015 Sunday evening.

    Samson Siasia-led team scored all their three goals in the first half through a brace from Tunisia-based Junior Ajayi in the 16th and 45th minutes as well as a 34th minute goal from Muhammed Usman.

    A determined Malian side came back forcefully in the second half […]

  • Coach Siasia releases list of 21 players for Under 23 Nations Cup … See full List

    Coach Siasia releases list of 21 players for Under 23 Nations Cup … See full List

    Samson Siasia, the Nigerian U-23 Coach, has announced a 21-player list for the upcoming Africa U – 23 Cup of Nations to take place in Senegal. Golden Boot winner at the 2015 Fifa Under 17 World Cup, Victor Osimhen, and Liverpool loanee Taiwo Awoniyi are the big names on the list.

    In the Nigeria Under 23s latest friendly, they were held to a 1 – 1 draw by the Under 20 National Team of Gambia, with skipper Oghenekaro Etebo opening scoring […]

  • Arik Airline denies having Aircraft problem with U-23 team – See what they had to say

    Arik Airline denies having Aircraft problem with U-23 team – See what they had to say

    The management of Arik Airline yesterday debunked the report that its aircraft lost an engine and tyre on the Accra-Banjul flight which had the national U-23 team on board.

    Debunking the claim, Spokesman of the airline, Mr. Adebanji Ola stressed that the U-23 team and other passengers on board the aircraft were never in danger of an air accident.

    According to him, “Against the reports in the dailies, none of the aircraft in question lost a tyre on landing in Accra and […]