Category (archive title) FIFA W/Cup Qualifiers

2018 WCQ: Zambia unveil squad to face Nigeria

By | September 29, 2017

*SAMPSON ADEDEJI   The Chipolopolo of Zambia manager Welson Nyirenda has finally unveiled the 23-man list of players that will face Nigeria. According to the information released by FAZ Football, Wada has once again snubbed skipper Rainford Kalaba and midfield Dynamo Nathan…Read More »

2018 WCQ: Rohr invites 23 players for Zambia

By | September 26, 2017

*SAMPSON ADEDEJI   Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has invited 23 players for the upcoming 2018 World Cup qualifying decider between Super Eagles of Nigeria and its closest rival in the group Chipolopolo of Zambia. There is no surprise inclusion except for…Read More »

2018 W/Cup: Balogun, Moses make CAF team of match day

By | September 6, 2017

*SAMPSON ADEDEJI Following the superlative performances of Super Eagles duo of defender Leon Balogun and winger Victor Moses, Confederations of African football (CAF) has selected them for the team of the match day 4. The players helped Nigeria Super Eagles to secure…Read More »

2018 W/Cup: Zambia close gap on Nigeria

By | September 6, 2017

*SAMPSON ADEDEJI The Chipolopolo of Zambia continue to breath down on the neck of Nigeria Super Eagles as they recorded an away win over the Desert Warriors of Algeria in Constantine on Tuesday night. The Nigerian team had earlier done themselves a…Read More »

2018 W/Cup qualifier: ‘I will be ready for the second leg’ – Ighalo

By | September 3, 2017

*SAMPSON ADEDEJI After sustaining a slight injury in the first leg of the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Africa champions Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo is set to be fit for the second leg. The Changchun Yatai forward…Read More »

2018 W/Cup: ‘We hope Cameroon beat Nigeria’ – Nyirenda

By | September 3, 2017

*SAMPSON ADEDEJI After the 3-1 spanking of the Desert Warriors of Algeria, Zambian coach Wedson Nyirenda is already hoping the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon can beat Nigeria in Yaoundé on Monday. The Chipolopolo of Zambia broke their World Cup qualifier jinx against…Read More »

2018 W/Cup qualifier: Eagles to storm Yaoundé Sunday afternoon

By | September 3, 2017

*SAMPSON ADEDEJI In readiness for the second leg of the all important World Cup qualifier between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, the Nigerian contingent is scheduled to arrive Yaoundé this afternoon. According to the programme schedule…Read More »