Browsing: Emmanuel Amuneke

Yet, Coach Amuneke described the win as inconsequential, adding the most important thing was seeing the performance of the players under consideration in match situation

Stade Municipal was a ‘theatre of dreams’ following the Golden Eaglets 3-1 win over the Junior Chipolopolo of Zambia, which secured them a semi final berth and a ticket to the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Chile later this year.

On the road to Niger 2015, Osimhen was Golden Eaglets’ top marksman with an impressive 18 goals in 38 (official and friendly) matches and has scored thrice in Gabon at the ongoing Under-17 championship, including two spectacular goals against Zambia on Saturday

This much was the opinion of Alhaji Shehu Abdulkadir, the proprietor of Super Lion Football Academy after the Golden Eagles put his Suleja-based side to the sword s in a 10-goal thriller mid week

Speaking ahead of the competition’s draws to be held at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt on Sunday, Amuneke said the groups would be evenly balanced with the calibre of teams that have qualified for what would be the 16th edition of the continental cadet championship

The win gave the Emmanuel Amuneke-tutored side a 6-2 aggregate win after they lost 1-2 in Libreville a fortnight ago and a ticket to next year’s Championship to be hosted in Niger between February 15 and March 1

Despite the omission of key players, the Golden Eaglets practically dominated the opposition, whose second team incidentally lost 1-2 to the coach Emmanuel Amunele-tutoured side last weekend

The Golden Eaglets remarkably dispatched Congo Democratic Republic on a 5-0 aggregate early this month but Head Coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, said there was no room for complacency in order for the team to achieve its aspiration of qualifying for the 2015 African U-17 Championship to be held in Niger

Udoh, a member of the Ogun State First Lady-sponsored Uplift Team to Udinese in 2013, is a Senior Secondary School 2 student of Akesan Community Grammar School in Ikenne Local Government Area of Ogun State

This much was said by the team’s Head Coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, after the team’s final training session on Friday ahead of the match fixed for 3:30pm local time (3:30pm Nigerian time) at the Tata Raphael Stadium

The eagerly awaited match, according to Federation Congolaise de Football Association, would take place on Saturday after the Confederation of African Football graciously shifted it from July 20 due to earlier suspension of the Nigeria Football Federation by FIFA

A certain person has for long been parading himself as the 1994 African Footballer of the Year on Facebook but Amuneke said it was nothing but a fictitious account since he’s not on any social media
for that matter

The former Zamalek and Barcelona winger actually stopped the lads in the middle of a trek around their Sheraton Dreamland camp on Thursday to remind them about the importance of the task at hand

Drawn bye into the second round of the qualifiers, the Nigerian Under-17 national team was originally scheduled to meet the overall winner of the first round fixture between Congo DR and Burundi, but the latter, according to the continental soccer governing body, CAF, has withdrawn from the competition

The team welcomes new recruits who scaled through the screening hurdle as well as proper documentation following almost one month of intensive exercise