Browsing: Emmanuel Amuneke

Amuneke, 30, has been playing for Ballymena & Provincial Football League club Ballynure Old Boys this season

For the first time in four matches, the Emmanuel Amuneke-tutored side failed to find the back of the net, but they gave the fans plenty to savour in 90 minutes against a very good Dreams FC of Makurdi

Tournament goleador, Victor Osimhen, opened the floodgate of goals in an exciting match that was watched by cheering spectators, among them Nigeria Football Federation 2nd Vice President/LMC Chairman, Shehu Dikko, and NFF Assistant Technical Directors, Siji Lagunju and Rafiu Yusuf

Amuneke has called for open screening between April 7 and 9 before a group of 30 invited players will arrive camp in Abuja on April 11.
Team Secretary, Ibrahim Aliyu Lawal, informed that 30 invited players will be camped at the Serob Legacy Hotel in the Federal Capital Territory ahead of the first leg of the fixture scheduled for Bujumbura on the weekend of May 20 to 22

Ahead of the Nigeria encounter against Egypt, the Super Eagles assistant coach confirmed he watched Arsenal’s match against Barcelona, where Egypt’s Mohamed Elneny scored a cracking goal for Arsenal at the Camp Nou.

The spectators included the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick; NFF Deputy General Secretary, Dr. Emmanuel Ikpeme; and a pocket of Nigerian fans led by officials from Nigeria’s Embassy in Argentina, who came all the way from Buenos Aires

Twenty-eight years after what was called the ‘Chile Debacle’ by a section of the Nigerian media, the Golden Eaglets will hoist the Nigerian flag in Concepción yet again for a crunch semi-final match against Mexico at the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015, with the winner guaranteed a slot in the final match slated forSunday in Vina del Mar

This was courtesy of Victor Osimhen’s goal in the 20th minute, only for Croatia to score twice in the second half through Josip Brekalo and Karlo Majic in the 50th and 54th minutes respectively

“Tomorrow’s match against Chile is a crucial game and you must expect a dog fight,” hinted Amuneke. “But we must approach the match with discipline and responsibility; we must be ready to fight for 90 minutes

Amuneke added: “We added new players to the team that secured the ticket for Chile at the last African U-17 Nations Cup in Niger Republic and we believe this crop of players would give their best as we are the defending champions