The global body on Twitter recalled he helped Nigeria win silver at the Under 20 World Cup and the Olympics, where they were edged by Lionel Messi and Argentina in both finals.
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Speaking against the backdrop of recent scholarships palliatives given to retired footballers and their families by the Minister of Sports, Okoku commended the initiative and good intentions of Dare in coming to the aid of some of his former teammates, now living in abject penury.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the result had almost dimmed any chance of the team qualifying for the semi-finals, after they drew their first match with Cote d’Voire.
Ghana’s Precious Boah scored a spectacular free-kick to seal victory in the 83rd minute of the tie.
With only three teams in Group B and having drawn their first tie against Cote d’Ivoire on Sunday, the seven-time African champions require a win to avoid any unforeseen circumstances to advance to the knockout rounds.
The two teams will on Wednesday face each other in a WAFU Zone B Cup of Nations Group B encounter in Benin.
Ousmane Traore’s stoppage-time strike earned Ivory Coast a 1-1 draw against Nigeria in their opening game in Port Novo, Benin Republic on Sunday, after Christopher Nwaeze had shot Nigeria into the lead.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Ladan Bosso-tutored boys dominated the game but were less clinical in front of goal before being reduced to 10-men in the second half.
Ousmane Traore’s stoppage-time strike earned the Baby Elephants a share of the spoils in Port Novo, Benin Republic.
Felagha’s family in conjunction with Aspire Football Dreams of Nigeria confirmed this on Friday, noting that the decision was after deliberations in Bayelsa, his home state.
The match was played at the Guards Brigade Sports Arena, at the Aguyi Ironsi Cantonment, Asokoro, Abuja.
Obuh quit his post at the club with immediate effect following a disappointing eight-match start to the 2019/2020 NPFL season.
Nigeria’s Flying Eagles on Friday succumbed to a 0-2 defeat in the hands of Burkina Faso in the final of the men’s football event at the 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco.
Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, will be battling for the gold medal of the 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco after penalty shoot-out defeat of Mali in the semi finals on Tuesday.
Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, will on Tuesday take on their Malian counterparts in the semi finals of the African Games in Morocco.
The result meant the Flying Eagles garnered five points from three games behind Burkina Faso, who topped the group, and ahead of Morocco and South Africa.
Nigeria’s Flying Eagles got their first three points of the football event of the ongoing 12th African Games with a 2-1 win over South Africa at the FAR Sports Complex in Rabat on Tuesday.
Paul Aigbogun’s wards were forced to a 1-1 draw by their counterparts from Burkina Faso in their opening match of the men’s football event on Friday, while Chris Danjuma’s Falconets took no prisoners, hammering South Africa’s Basetsana 3-0 in their first match on Saturday
Nigeria’s Flying Eagles were held to a 1-1 draw by Burkina Faso U20 in their 12th African Games men’s football first Group A encounter at the Stade Hassan Moulay, Rabat on Friday.
Flying Eagles’ head coach, Paul Aigbogun on Tuesday in Abuja, expressed confidence in his young home-based team doing the nation proud at the 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco.