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Rio Olympics football: Alex Iwobi, Ighalo, Iheanacho make Siasia’ s Dream Team IV; as Mikel, Oboabona make overage list

Dream Team IV coach, Samson Siasia has named Mancester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho, Arsenal Alex Iwobi, as well as Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel and Watford striker Odion Ighalo in the 35-man Nigeria squad for the Rio Olympic Men’s football squad. Mikel, Godfrey Oboabona and goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi are the over-age …

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Late Keshi to get state burial July 29; as Sports minister proposes 20-man national committee

Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has disclosed that a 20-man national committee for a state burial that will comprise family members, the Nigeria Football Federation, the Ministry of Youth and Sports, stakeholders including coaches, administrators, ex footballers, the media and representatives of Delta and Edo states has been …

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Arsenal now set to officially unveil Kelechi Nwakali; as ex-Eaglets captain turns 18; Chukwueze deal fails

London-based Arsenal are set to announce the signing of former Nigeria -17 international and captain of the trophy-winning Golden Eaglets squad, Kelechi Nwakali, according to reports. This is also Nwakali’s teammate Samuel Chukwueze failed to get his local club’s approval for his anticipated move to Arsenal. Nwakali reportedly agreed a …

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