Eaglets should avoid coming from behind against Netherlands – Godwin Okpara

Heading into today’s round of 16 game against Netherlands at the 2019 U17 world cup in Brazil, Former Eaglets player, Godwin Okpara has advised Nigeria U17 handler, Manu Garba to charge the players to avoid conceding goals before scoring as it is more risky at the knockout stage to come from behind. The Ex-Nigeria International […]

Osimhen wants to be better than role model, Didier Drogba

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has revealed that he sets his sights on scoring more goals this season and surpassing the achievements of his hero, Didier Drogba.   Osimhen, who joined OSC Lille in the summer from Club Sporting Charleroi, has hit the ground running in the French Ligue 1 scoringseven leaguegoals after twelve round […]

Ibrahim Sai’d nets a hat-trick to help Eaglets beat Ecuador 3-2

Ibrahim Sa’id scores a hat-trick to turn the game around and hand the Golden Eaglets the three points and a ticket to‬ the Round of 16. It was the Sai’d Ibrahim night. What. A. Game. Weldone, Golden Eaglets. Unto the next round . Nigeria 3-2 Ecuador. #SoarGoldenEaglets #Team9jaStrong #NGAECU #U17WC pic.twitter.com/T5tiyiRguk — The NFF (@thenff) […]

2019 U23 AFCON: Tomiwa Dele-Bashiru says he’s got something to prove

Watford’s Tom Dele-Bashiru has hinted that he has a lot to prove and the opportunity to be a part of Nigeria U23 AFCON squad is a massive honour. Tom Dele Bashiru told brila.net exclusively that it’s a great honour to be included in the Olympics Eagles squad under the leadership of coach Imama Amapakabo. “I […]

Okonkwo expresses confidence in Dream Team VII ahead U23 AFCON

Nigeria U23 Olympics eagles striker ORJI Okonkwo has restated his confidence in the U23 Eagles team ahead of the 2019 AFCON holding in Egypt. ORJI told brila.net exclusively that the Imama-led team is ready to give everything for the Nation when the tournament starts in the North African country. The U23 Olympics eagles is expected […]

“At the World Cup, there is no starting XI” – John Obuh

Akwa United Manager, John Obuh says the tactical approach heading into today’s second group game against Ecuador has to be perfect as qualification from the group stage is most important. The former Golden Eaglets coach told brila.net that our win against Hungary will send Ecuador into distress but urged the team not to take it […]

Odds against Golden Eaglets against Ecuador – Mobi Oparaku

Ex-international, Mobi Oparaku has sent out warning to the handlers of the Nigeria U17 national team to fix the issue of team cohesion that plagued the team in the opening game.   “Ecuador are underdogs as we’re the giants of the competition, but Ecuador are so prepared and want to make a statement at this […]

Okpara says Eaglets are similar to 80’s youth team

Ex- International, Godwin Okpara says Nigeria have a big chance to win her 6th U17 World Cup trophy but urged the players to concentrate and keep their heads down and not get carried away by their 4-2 comeback win heading into today’s 9pm game against Ecuador. Okpara in a chat with brila.net encouraged the team […]

Rangers snatch crucial draw in Portugal, Aribo comes off the bench

Joe Aribo was a second half substitute for Rangers on Thursday in the 1-1 result against FC Porto at the Estádio do Dragão in the Europa League. Aribo came on for Ryan Kent in the 76th minute with the scoreline tied at 1-1.   Subsequently, the Rangers Boss Steven Gerrard introduced Sheyi Ojo with six […]

Nwakali is the first foreign-based player to arrive U23 Eagles camp in Abuja

UD Huesca of Spain midfielder, Kelechi Nwakali is the first Nigeria foreign U23 player to storm the camp in Abuja. Brila.net can confirm that Nwakali who arrived Abuja on Wednesday night from Spain has trained with the team on Thursday morning and will also be a part of the evening session. The U23 AFCON competition […]