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Angels’ Coach Tips Eagles To Win W/ Cup Ticket

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Following the barren draw recorded by the Super Eagles against Tunisia, in Tunis in the 2010 World  Cup qualifying match, many Nigerians have reaffirmed confidence on the chances of Nigeria to participate in the World Cup scheduled to be hosted by South Africa.

Coach of the Rivers Angels FC of Port Harcourt, Mr Whyte Ogbonda believes that the Super Eagles are presently doing well, having over come the antics of the carthage Eagles of Tunisia to secure a barren draw.

“I am sure that the authorities concerned would live up to their promises to the players so that they will be motivated to give out the best in them when the Tunisians come  visiting for the return leg of the game in Abuja.

He said that there is no doubt the Eagles will qualify for the World Cup in South Africa, given the advantage of quality players in the squad. 

“Coach Shaibu Amodu should see reason and inject more new young players who are in good form to assist the old reliable players in order to achieve good results, said coach Ogbonda.

He commended the Eagles for securing an away draw against Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in the crucial World Cup game.

“Even though the situation looks dicey as it stands, I can stick out my neck to predict that the Eagles will qualify for the mundial at the end of the play”, he said.

In a related development, team manager of the Socothem FC of Onne, Ibrahim Yusuf has advised the Eagles not to rest on their oars but to continue striving to win all her remaining matches in order to guarantee qualification ticket to be in South Africa next year.

He, thus urged Nigerians to continue to support the team, noting that, the barren draw against the Tunisians has brought the team back into serious contention for the sole World Cup ticket of the group.

Yusuf noted that with the goalless draw in Rades, the Eagles now have their fate in their own hands towards the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

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Terony Unity Cup Commences Soon In PH

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Terony Sports Foundation says arrangements have been concluded to commence Unity Cup 2022, at the end of this month.
According to the organizer of the football tournament, AminaTamuno, the registration that started December 2021will end next week Tuesday.
He said the competition was slated to take place at Number six field old Port Harcourt Township.
Tamuno explained that the competition will be on knock out bases, saying that the reason for the one month tournament was basically to foster the existing and unity in the area.
“We are organizing this tournament just to sustain the peace and unity we are enjoying.
Besides, will we use it to discover talents from the grassroots and groom them to stardom” Tamuno said.
He equally uses the forum to appeal to well-meaning individuals, corporation organizations and multi Nationals to Sports grassroots football Competitions so that talents will be discovered.

By: Tonye Orabere

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NWFL: Coach Wants Players To Put More Efforts

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The Head Coach of Rivers Angels FC of Port Harcourt Edwin Okon has tasks his (players) to do more if they want to qualify for the continental game.
He said that the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) is a strong one, adding that for them to make to super six they have to put in extra effort. .
Okon said this on Wednesday in his post-match interview with sports journalists shortly after his player whitewashed Abia Angels FC 4-0 in the match day four of the NWFL at the University of Port Harcourt Sports complex.
According to him, they need to put more effort to ensure that the team qualifies for Super six.
He thanked God for the victory, adding that they want to maintain their position in the league.
“First and foremost I want to thank God for the victory.
The league is a strong one but we want to maintain our position in the league.
We need to put in more effort in the game to ensure we keep to our task” Okon stated.
Despite the four goals scored the number one Female football Coach in the state, said that in every game there are mistakes adding, that he will still go back to the drawing board to perfect those grey area.
Also speaking the head coach of Abia Angels Ann Chiejine, blamed is goalkeeper for the loss, saying that she will go and do more of ball work.
“General my girls played well but we need to go back and do more of technical play,” Chiejine said.

By: Kiadum Edookor

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Open Trials ’ll Create Opportunities For Youths -Hon Wobo

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Port Harcourt based Football Club Sticmaclloyd, in partnership with 433 Football Agency of Ukraine, Germany football academy and Sports Mate 360 football academy of Poland says arrangements have been concluded to hold a two day Port Harcourt City Open Football Trials, between 17 to 24 years.
The open trials is slated to hold 29th -30th of this month at Sharks Football Stadium, Port Harcourt and expected to commence 6:00 am each day.
Speaking with Tidesports in an exclusive interview on Saturday, in Port Harcourt, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sticmaclloyd FC, Hon.Wobo I. Stanley, said the opening trials will create opportunity for talented footballers in the State to play in Europe.
According to Stanley, who was an ex international, selected players will also the have opportunity to enhance their football career in Germany, Poland, Ukraine and Italy.
“My club Sticmaclloyd Fc, is affiliated to 433 football agency, Germany, Poland and Ukraine football academies, besides, we have also signed Memorandum of Understanding ( MoU) haven fulfilled their requirements to ensure that selected players have good contract” Hon. Stanley said.
He further, revealed that players that will go to Poland will combine both studies and football.
“Our foreign representatives have already sent their coaches to do the selection” he stated.
Stanley uses the forum to advice youth in the State to come and show their talents.
“We are sure players that will participate in the trials that selection will be purely on merits. Players who did not make it this time can make it next time” he added.

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