Nigeria Undone By Second Half Blitz

January 13th, 2010 by gavh

Nigeria’s 2010 African Cup of Nations campaign didn’t get off to a perfect start, as defending champions Egypt edged an exciting tie at the Complexo da Sr. da Graca stadium.
It was Nigeria who found themselves in front after 12 minutes, as Chinedu Obasi curled in a sublime effort from twenty yards.
Egypt equalised after a mix [...]

Nigeria All Set For Egypt Task

January 11th, 2010 by gavh

Nigeria is all set to kick off the Group C fixtures, with a predominately tough match against Egypt tomorrow. On Nigeria’s behalf it will be a relief to get this Egypt match over and done with, as they then face the easier opponents in Group C which are Benin and Mozambique.
On paper Nigeria should easily qualify from [...]

Nigeria ACON Home Shirt

January 8th, 2010 by gavh

The above picture shows you the new Nigeria Home shirt, Shaibu Amodu’s squad will be wearing the Twilight Green and White shirt, for the 2010 World Cup and for the 2010 African Cup of Nations. As you can see Nigeria has the country’s name just below the collar. Aswell as the adidas sign in the [...]

Can Victor Lead Nigeria To Victory?

January 6th, 2010 by gavh

Since Nigeria coach Shaibu Amodu named his 24 man squad for January’s African Cup of Nations, there were many doubts with some of his selection picks, as Amodu has decided to name a very inexperienced defensive line up. However the attacking side of Nigeria’s squad looks like it could well terrorise opponent’s defences later this month. [...]

Nigeria 3rd Place Finish Just Not On

January 1st, 2010 by gavh

As we start the New Year, Nigeria’s national football side have qualified for the two most prestigious events that the squad could have qualified for, the World Cup and the African Cup Of Nations.
Nigeria’s Tournament History
Nigeria started to establish themselves as a dominate force in African Football at the start of the 1980’s. That year the African [...]

Super Eagles Surprise?

May 29th, 2009 by dwalker

Mozambique, Tunisia and Kenya stand in the way between Nigeria and the 2010 world cup. A quick glance and anybody could be forgiven for thinking that this was a forgone conclusion, especially after the way the Nigerians eased their way through to the final qualifying round. Nigeria got to this stage by winning Sierra Leone and Equatorial Guinea [...]