Sabinews News Update on Sports for September 2, 2014SPORTS NEWS

Enyeama to miss Nigeria’s AFCON Qualifiers

Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama will miss Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with Congo and South Africa.

Enyeama has been granted leave for the two opening matches of the 2015 Afcon qualifiers on September 6 and 10 due to family reasons. Read more

Mikel, Efe, Ahmed Musa join Eagles today

Super Eagles midfielder, Mikel Obi is expected in Calabar today, venue of the Super Eagles camp, as he is already in the country.

Celtic defender, Efe Ambrose and CSKA Moscow forward, Ahmed Musa are also expected in Calabar today. Read more

There’ll be no election on Thursday –NFF

Newly elected President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chris Giwa has issued stern warning to those still peddling rumours of election on September 4 to desist as there will not be another Elective Congress in matter of days.

Giwa spoke in Abuja , vowing to do all within the power of the football federation to stop the rumoured election. Read more

Giwa Dares Fifa, Refuses to Quit

A factional president of the crisis-riddled Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Chris Giwa, has stated his intention to remain as the Federation’s president despite a FIFA letter asking him to step down.

Speaking to reporters in Abuja on Monday afternoon, the newly elected President asked for calm, stating that FIFA was not a biased body and would listen to his faction’s side of the story. Read more

 Bafana Bafana Shakes explains Kermit snub

Newly appointed Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has explained why he left out Kermit Erasmus from the squad to play Sudan and Nigeria in the upcoming Afcon qualifiers.

Mashaba said unfortunately the Orlando Pirates ace only found his true goal-scoring form after the national squad was announced in Cape Town on 22 August. Read more

No Deal Yet for Keshi

Stephen Keshi’s agent, Emmanuel Ado, has told supersport.com that there is no deal in place yet from Nigeria for his client.

Ado explained that the only agreement between Keshi and the Sports Minister, Dr Tammy Danagogo, is to take charge of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Congo and South Africa on September 6 and 10 respectively. Read more



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