Mainz’ Liverpool loanee, Taiwo Awoniyi hospitalized after injury

by Ayotunde Ogala (1 min read) Nigeria U23 forward, Taiwo Awoniyi, 22, on loan at Bundesliga club FSV Mainz from Liverpool was immediately rushed to the hospital today following a possible concussion he suffered in the 15th minute of their [0-1] league defeat against FC Augsburg on Sunday. The 22-year old forward landed awkwardly after a clash of heads with Nigeria-eligible defender, Felix Udokhai in … Continue reading Mainz’ Liverpool loanee, Taiwo Awoniyi hospitalized after injury

NIGERIA U23 0 – 0 SOUTH AFRICA U23

OLYMPIC EAGLES FAIL TO QUALIFY FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS The Olympic Eagles have missed out on a spot in the Semi Finals of the U23 AFCON 2019, and more significantly, have missed out on a place at next year’s Summer Olympics in Tokyo. The disappointing outcome of their 3rd placed finish in Group B of the 2019 U23 African Cup of Nations. What did you … Continue reading NIGERIA U23 0 – 0 SOUTH AFRICA U23

WATCH LIVE: NIGERIA U23 VS SOUTH AFRICA U23

It’s Matchday!! The @thenffofficial Olympic Eagles continue their 2019 #TOTALU23AFCON journey with a Group B match-up against #South Africa U23. A win puts them through to the Semi Finals & a defeat would guarantee early elimination from the tournament (and no place in next year’s summer Olympics in Tokyo.) Watch Live Below or Click HERE Continue reading WATCH LIVE: NIGERIA U23 VS SOUTH AFRICA U23

MATCHDAY: ZAMBIA U23 V NIGERIA U23 (U23 AFCON 2019)

It’s Matchday!! The Olympic Eagles (Nigeria U23 National Team) continue their 2019 AFCON journey with a Group B match-up against Zambia U23. The Olympic Eagles will no doubt have their sights set on victory, having suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat vs Ivory Coast, in their opening game of the group. A defeat would almost guarantee an early elimination from the tournament (and no place in … Continue reading MATCHDAY: ZAMBIA U23 V NIGERIA U23 (U23 AFCON 2019)

OLYMPIC EAGLES BEGIN AFCON DEFENCE WITH A NARROW DEFEAT

Ivory Coast win 0-1 thanks to a 71st min penalty scored by Silas Gnaka. Olisa Ndah sent off for the Olympic Eagles. Read More below. It was a “so-so” start to the defence of their AFCON crown for the Nigeria U23 side. The tournament which also serves an a qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is currently being held in Egypt. Subs: 55′ Sunday Faleye … Continue reading OLYMPIC EAGLES BEGIN AFCON DEFENCE WITH A NARROW DEFEAT

MATCHDAY: OLYMPIC EAGLES BEGIN U23 AFCON DEFENCE VS IVORY COAST

The Nigeria U23 National team begin the defence of their Total U23 African Cup of Nations crown today when they face Ivory Coast U23 at 4pm, in their first game of this year’s tournament in Egypt. They would be hoping to help Nigerian fans quickly forget the disappointments of the Golden Eaglets at the just-concluded U17 World Cup with a win. South Africa and Zambia … Continue reading MATCHDAY: OLYMPIC EAGLES BEGIN U23 AFCON DEFENCE VS IVORY COAST

OLYMPIC EAGLES AT CAF U23 AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS 2019

The Olympic Eagles (Nigeria U23 National Team) begin the defence of their African Crown on Saturday November 9, 2019 when they face Ivory Coast U23 in Cairo. Can they go all the way and lift the trophy once again ? 21 OLYMPIC EAGLES FOR U23 AFCON TITLE DEFENCE IN EGYPT Goalkeepers: Adamu Abubakar (Wikki Tourists); Mohammed Galadima (Nasarawa United); Kingdom Osayi (Giant Brillers) Defenders:¬†Olisah Ndah … Continue reading OLYMPIC EAGLES AT CAF U23 AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS 2019