Browsing: Emmanuel Amuneke

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

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