Fidelity bank banner UBA banner
Operation-Crush-Malawi: EAGLES DEFY RAIN TO TRAIN

By News Express on 05/09/2013

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 2,609


The Super Eagles defied heavy rain in Calabar yesterday evening to train ahead of Saturday’s World Cup qualifier against Malawi – fully aware that it is the rainy season in Nigeria and the qualifier may well be played under the rain. The team had a second session this afternoon.

Eagles press officer Ben Alaiya said the players are fully committed and ready for the battle ahead.

“The players are fully ready for the match, they trained very well with full commitment under heavy rain,” said Alaiya.

“The battle for shirts is fierce as no one is sure of starting shirt for the Saturday game,” he added.

Super Eagles players have been talking tough ahead of the match scheduled to kick-off 4pm local time at the UJ Esuene Stadium.

Stand-in skipper, Vincent Enyeama, Lazio of Italy midfield youngster, Ogenyi Onazi, midfield dynamo Sunday Mba and forwards Obinna Nsofor and Ahmed Musa have all expressed confidence to beat the The Flames. Hear Musa: “We have resolved to defeat the Flames of Malawi, advance to the last stage and ultimately qualify for the Brazilian soccer fiesta. As African champions, we cannot afford to let the country down.”

•Photo shows Eagles on break during one of their training sessions in Calabar.

Source News Express

Posted 05/09/2013 11:50:02 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
You are free to buy fuel in gallons...

Abuja Airport runway now 57.5 percent completed —...

Daura attack & emergency rule: QUESTIONS OVER BUHARI’S...

Rivers APC mourns 9 murdered members

Don’t board train without tickets, NRC warns soldiers,...

Ndigbo in Diaspora re-elect Eze Nwosu Ibe for...

Wife of Nigerian killed in South Africa

2019: Choice of running mate causes ripples in...

PDP targets 1m new members in Lagos

JUJU POT causes stir at Benue Govt House...

Ex-APC chairman calls for arrest of Sylva, Lokpobiri...

CBN sustains forex supply

 

Latest News Buhari’s second term in office will be a nightmare, By Olusegun Bamgbose Thousands mark Car Free Day in Ethiopia; opt to walk, exercise Trump’s top pick for Chief of Staff turns down offer Huawei CFO seeks bail on health grounds as China summons US envoy Saudi Arabia refuses to hand over suspects in Khashoggi case Boko Haram kills two soldiers in fresh attack Appeal Court nullifies conviction of Shell MD, others Gunmen kidnap PDP chieftain in Kebbi Jibril is Buhari’s look-alike, not his clone — Kanu Fayemi lifts embargo on Ecobank, GTbank, Zenith Bank Buhari must go, Obasanjo insists 70 million Nigerians need housing, says Minister

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (429,277 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (394,452 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (327,391 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (280,745 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (247,574 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (229,134 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (211,884 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (193,130 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (179,352 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (170,311 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (167,063 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (153,572 views)

 

Zenith Zero Balance First Bank chat banking

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (76) Business & Economy (3,870) Business Verdict (54) Columnists (972) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (208) Entertainment (575) Features (679) Global Business Monitor (311) International (2,800) Interview (167) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (146) Maggie's Blog (64) News (41,296) Opinion (1,150) Pidgin (13) Politics (8,094) Religion (911) Sports (1,812) Stock Watch (35) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera