Thursday, 25 June 2015

Enyeama's response to the NFF and other sports news making the rounds this Thursday

Super Eagles Goalkeeper has told the BBC that he was not officially invited by the Nigeria Football Federation to defend his ''uncomplimentary remarks'' about security in Kaduna ahead of June’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Chad. 

He further maintained that the matter was resolved in-house but surprise to find in the media that he has been invited to face the federation's disciplinary committee.

** Nigeria U-23 Coach, Samson Siasia has set Friday 26th June deadline for invited home-based players from the Flying Eagles to the Dream Team.

Captain Musa Mohammed, strikers Godwin Savior and Taiwo Awoniyi and goalkeeper Dele Alampasu, are the home-based players Siasia invited to camp, while the foreign-based players Kingsley Sokari, Musa Yahaya, Kelechi Iheanacho and Moses Simon have been given until two weeks to the African U-23 Championship qualifier against Congo to show up.

** The Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed that Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kadun will host the tie between the Super Eagles and Pharaoh's of Egypt come March 23, 2016.

However, before the home game against Egypt, Nigeria will travel to Tanzania in the first week of September.

**ObisiA Nwamkpa, a former Commonwealth Welterweight boxing champion on Wednesday decried the nation’s poor preparation towards the forthcoming 11th All Africa Games to hold in Congo Brazzaville. 

Nwamkpa told News Agency of Nigeria that there was no significant arrangement in place to show that the country was preparing for major continental Games despite having about four years to prepare.
The Games are scheduled to run from Sept. 4 to Sept. 19.

** National Women’s Soccer League side, Washington Spirits, have announced the signing of Super Falcons midfielder, Ngozi Okobi, from Delta Queens.

The club signed Okobi on Wednesday but they are yet to receive her International Transfer Certificate.

Meanwhile the Spirits as they are called had earlier signed Josephine Chukwunonye from Rivers Angels after the World Cup to join Francisca Ordega, who has been with the club since the beginning of the season.

** Report has it that Ghanaian striker Asamoha Gyan has admitted he had consensual sex with the lady who claims to be pregnant for him.

Although the Al Ain player has asked for a paternity test, which will confirm if he is actually responsible for the pregnancy of Sarah Kwabla, a 22-year-old university student.

The Black Stars captain allegedly had an affair with Sarah and got her pregnant. She is now demanding for financial upkeep from the Al Ain player.

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