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Suwon Tourney: England humiliate Golden Eaglets 8-1

Nigeria’s U17 team, Golden Eaglets on Wednesday lost 8 -1 to England in their opening match at the U19 Suwon Continental Cup at Suwon Sport Complex. England took the lead in the 19th minute with a header by Taylor Moore and a minute later Adam Armstrong ghosted through the Nigerian defence

Golden Eaglets land in Korea for Suwon Cup tournament

Nigeria’s U17 boys, Golden Eaglets, on Tuesday arrived the Korea Republic to contest in the 4-Nation U19 Suwon Continental Cup against England, Iran and hosts, Korea. The Eaglets on Monday departed the country via Murtala Mohammed Airport in Lagos on a seven hour non-stop flight aboard Qatar Airways to Hamad International

NFF: Why we are sending U17 boys to Korea Republic

The Nigeria Football Federation has explained why it decided that the U17 National Team, Golden Eaglets, participate in the forthcoming 2016 U19 Suwon Continental Cup tournament. General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi, said on Thursday that the Federation is encouraged to sustain the team’s momentum and prepare it for bigger challenges as a

Golden Eaglets coach laments loss to Niger

Golden Eaglets assistant coach Nduka Ugbade has lamented the team’s 3-1 loss to Niger on Saturday in an African U17 Championship qualifier. Nigeria has now failed to qualify for the championship and will not be at the FIFA U17 World Cup to defend their title. "This is a daylight robbery and cannot

Golden Eaglets arrive Niamey for Menas’ test

The Golden Eaglets have arrived in Niamey for their Africa U17 Cup of Nations qualifier against Junior Menas of Niger Republic, taking place on Saturday. Camped at the Royal Palace Hotel, the players have expressed confidence ahead of the crucial game. "We are ready for the Nigeriens," captain Abduljabar Sani said. "This is

Golden Eaglets land in Sokoto, resume training for Menas

The Golden Eaglets on Monday arrived their training camp in Sokoto en route Niamey for this weekend's AFCON qualifier against Junior Menas of Niger. A squad of 20 players and accompanying officials led by Coach Manu Garba, travelled from Abuja on the luxury Marcopolo Bus and were received at the Imperial

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