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‘Super Eagles‘ll go far in Russia if…’

June 2, 2018 Blueprint 0

Dr Amos Adamu needs no introduction as far as Nigerian sports is concerned. Apart from leading defunct National Sports Commission (NSC) as its Director General, he organised a  All Africa Games, the first of its kind in Nigeria, in 2003. Blueprint Weekend Sports crew sought his views ahead of 2018 World Cup in Russia among other issues. Target need for Super Read More

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Russia 2018: Ndidi rallies teammates on opening games’ focus

April 28, 2018 Blueprint 0

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has declared that the Super Eagles’ key to qualifying for the second round of the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup was to win their opening two games. Ndidi told FIFA World Cup Russia magazine the team’s final game against Argentina in Saint Petersburg on June 26 would be a very tough one. The Super Eagles Read More

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Buhari salutes Adegboye Onigbinde at 80

March 4, 2018 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday joined all sportsmen and sports loving Nigerians to congratulate former Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles, Adegboye Onigbinde, on his 80th birthday, March 5, 2018. The President felicitated with the highly respected  football coach and administrator, his family, friends and teeming fans, on the landmark of turning an octogenarian, with all the retinue of awards, recognitions and Read More

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I’m fulfilled as a football Administrator –Adepoju

February 24, 2018 Blueprint 0

Former Super Eagles Captain, Mutiu Adepoju after retiring from his playing career in 2006 for both club and country has been involved in the administrative aspect of the round leather game. Currently the Spanish La-Liga representative in Nigeria, Adepoju bared his mind on sundry issues. Paul Okah captured them. LMC/La-Liga partnership/coaching programme I am impressed with the level of commitment Read More

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Eagles W/Cup warm up game against Chile off

February 10, 2018 Blueprint 0

Super Eagles will no longer play a World Cup warm-up against South American champions Chile because coach Gernot Rohr said it will be too close to the tournament and he is therefore apprehensive of players getting injured in such a game. NFF bosses had claimed the Eagles will take on Chile in their last friendly on June 9 during their Read More

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I became renowned administrator on a platter of gold – Fanny Amoo

December 30, 2017 Blueprint 0

  In every competition, all participant want to achieve is qualification and at the moment a national make the final list, they are regarded as finalist with equal opportunity to make meaningful impact in the final stages through the group, knock out, quarter , semi and emerge as champion in such a completion like the FIFA World cup. The chances Read More

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Super Eagles can match any opposition in Russia if… –Envoy

December 2, 2017 Blueprint 0

Ambassador Demenongu Agev is the leader of Nigeria’s diplomatic mission in Algeria. He was the man behind the scene, working out modalities which made the entire Nigerian delegation and Super Eagles’ team to settle and prosecute last 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Fennecs Foxes of Algeria in Constantine. Ahead of draws for the mundial which took place on Friday, Read More

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NFF approves Rohr’s proposal ahead 2018 W/Cup

November 25, 2017 Blueprint 0

  As countdown to 2018 World Cup continues, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has given strong indication that every aspect of the proposal which Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has submitted would be approved. Chairman Technical and Development committee of NFF, Alhaji Yusuf Fresh who told Blueprint Sports that already a meeting has been scheduled next week assured that Read More

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Nigeria not going to World Cup in Russia as spectator – Minister

November 15, 2017 Blueprint 0

Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Mr. Solomon Dalung, said on Wednesday that Nigeria would not be going to the 2018 World Cup in Russia as a spectator. Speaking to State House correspondents at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the minister said the Super Eagles would participate in the game as Read More