Fulani Forum to NEF: You Do Not Represent The Good People of North Nigeria In lieu of your statement: NEF to Jonathan: You‘ve declared war on Northern Nigeria We progressive youth of North Nigeria hereby assert that the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) does not represent the good people of North Nigeria. We are disappointed in [...]
[This Day]Guinea’s junior Syli Stars will certainly meet their waterloo on Sunday when they meet the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria at the U.J Esuene Sports Stadium in Calabar, is the candid opinion of Golden Eaglets’ Head coach, Manu Garba (MFR).
[ANGOP]Luanda -The midfielder Geraldo of ParanÃ¡ in Brazil, is the first athlete playing abroad to arrive Sunday in the country, at the invitation by the national team for 14 October match against Zimbabwe, for the second hand of the last round of access to the African Cup of the Nations (CAN 2013), in South Africa
COLUMBUS, Ga. – Valdosta State shot a first round 304 to stand tied for 10th at 20-over-par at the AFLAC/Cougar Invitational at the par 71, 6,515 yard Country Club of Columbus Monday. The 304 left the Blazers 18 strokes behind tournament leader Florida Southern, which shot a two-over 286 to open the tournament. Delta State [...]
[Cameroon Tribune]The U-20 Lions beat the Simbas 2-0 to take a good option towards qualifying for the nation’s cup in that category.
[This Day]The coach of wave-making Golden Eaglets, Manu Garba (MFR), believed his wards would be ready to take on their second round opponents in the elimination matches towards a place at the 2013 African Under-17 Youth Championship to be held in Morocco.
[This Day]The Golden Eaglets Saturday thrashed the Junior Menas of Niger 6-0 to secure a place in the next round of the 2013 African Under-17 qualifier on a 10-1 aggregate score line.
[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIA’s quest to return to the Orange African Youth Championship starts this afternoon when the Keagan Mumba-coached Under-20 soccer squad takes on Mali in the final qualifying round, first leg match at Arthur Davies Stadium in Kitwe.
[CAF]Somali U-17 football squad beat Sudan 1-0 on Friday in Khartoum to qualify for the next round round of African youth championship.
[Zimbabwe Independent]ZIFA has upped the tempo on resource-mobilisation for the crucial second leg final round qualifier for Afcon 2013 against Angola with the establishment of a marketing committee, dubbed Mzansi90, comprising top company executives.
[The Herald]THE Young Warriors are expected to leave for Maputo this morning where they are scheduled to face Mozambique in the first round, second leg of the Under-17 African Youth Championships on Saturday. Lloyd Chigowe’s boys were held to a 2-2 draw by Mozambique in the first leg at Gwanzura and they need to register an outright victory in Maputo if they entertain any hopes of progressing to the next round.
[The Herald]Zvishavane -LUKE Masomere, the Shabanie Mine coach, feels blessed to be drawn to play at home against Hwange on Sunday in the first round of the Mbada Diamonds Cup. Masomere’s men edged Hwange 2-1 in a league match at Maglas on Tuesday. “The Lord has blessed me by giving me a chance to play at home,” said Masomere.
[Times of Zambia]AFRICAN Champions coach Herve Renard has explained that he omitted Jacob Mulenga from his final 18-member squad to face Uganda in a CAF 2013 Africa Cup of Nations final round, first leg qualifier at the weekend due to poor fitness levels.
[The Star]Kenya’s have been pitted against Burundi in the preliminary round of African Nations Championship (CHAN). The match will be played between November 30 and December 2 with the return match scheduled for December 14-16. Winners between Kenya and Burundi will face Sudan in the first round between June 21-23 next year.
[Daily Trust]Kano Pillars central defender, Papa Idris was the biggest casualty at the weekend as the national team’s technical crew headed by Stephen Keshi gradually zeroes in on a final list of players that will tackle Liberia in this weekend’s Nations Cup final round qualifier in Monrovia.
[Daily Trust]Tomorrow, the ever bubbling city of Lagos will be agog as all the conquering Lobi Stars of Makurdi and ‘Naze millionaires’, Heartland of Owerri clash in the finals of this year’s Federation Cup at the Teslim Balogun stadium.
The Chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation’s (NFF) Media and Publicity Sub-Committee, Emeka Inyama, on Friday, commended the Aminu Maigari-led NFF board, saying its sincerity towards taking Nigeria football to a new height had never been in doubt. Inyama, while noting that there had been a number of hitches and dark spots along the [...]
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[The Herald]ZIMBABWE’S Under-20 football team are bracing for a hostile reception when they travel to Luanda, Angola for the return leg of the African Youth Championship, first round qualifier set for Sunday.