Posts Tagged ‘eagles’

'Super Eagles' soar into semis, blank Ivorians 2-0

Written on August 18th, 2008 by
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QINHUANGDAO, China (AP) - Peter Odemwingie scored in the first half and Victor Obinna converted a late penalty Saturday to lead Nigeria to a 2-0 win over African rival Ivory Coast and into the emifinals of the men's Olympic soccer tournament.Read... Read More | Share

Anchiebe Opts for Super Eagles

Written on November 13th, 2007 by
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England Under-21 coach Stuart Pearce has suffered a huge setback after Victor Anichebe opted to play for Nigeria instead. The young Everton striker was selected for the 'Super Eagles' squad to play Australia this weekend. He was born in Lagos and... Read More | Share

Uganda shock Nigeria

Written on June 3rd, 2007 by
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Two second half penalties earned Uganda an upset 2-1 win over Nigeria in their 2008 African Cup of Nations Group Three qualifier in Kampala on Saturday. Striker Geoffrey Massa won both penalties, the first controversial but the second more... Read More | Share

BBC SPORT | Football | African | Nigeria FA chief comes under fire

Written on January 24th, 2007 by
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Civil war has broken out in Nigeria football with the NFA chairman Sani Lulu coming under fire from angry board members over recent appointments. Lulu has been strongly criticised for hiring Berti Vogts as Super Eagles coach and Bolaji Ojo-Oba as the... Read More | Share

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