AUDIO: FIFA Sanction Is Unfortunate And Embarrassing – Toyin Ibitoye

first_imgSuper Eagles media officer, Toyin Ibitoye, has described the recent FIFA hammer on Nigeria as unfortunate and embarrassing, but believes it is a sign of good things to come.Nigeria was fined $6,000 and made to forfeit the final WC qualifier against Algeria in Constantine last month for fielding defender Shehu Abdulahi who should have been suspended after picking up two yellow cards in the qualifying series.In an interview earlier today, the ace sports journalist said: “there are several levels of checks that the NFF put in place, but how this slipped through is just shocking.”“that the game was not decider is a big relief for us, we just to ensure we always re-check, re-check and re-check.” he added.According to Ibitoye, it was not time for blame games but rather time to forge ahead with more caution that could see us ultimately do very well at next year’s FIFA World cup in Russia.Meanwhile, Ibitoye who is with the Super Eagles in Kano, insists the NPFL Super 6 invitational tourney will be a good warm up for the team ahead of the CHAN competition in January.“The tournament will help us to see areas that need to be worked on, it’s an opportunity to jump – start our preparations for CHAN.” he said.The Super Eagles play NPFL Champions Plateau United on Wednesday afternoon, in their first game of the Invitational tournament that also features Akwa United, Enyimba, MFM, and Kano Pillars. Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.RelatedEagles In World Cup Boost As MO Declares Leicester City Star Will Be Fit For Russia 2018May 8, 2018In “National Team”2019 AFCON Qualifiers Moved Till OctoberNovember 17, 2017In “Africa”DR Congo Friendly Will Still Hold – Eagles MOMay 12, 2018In “National Team”last_img read more


first_img“Sindhu also has done reasonably well,. She could have “Sindhu also has done reasonably well,. She could have been a little more consistent and also came off an injury. But she is still very young and will gain with more experience. She will be more consistent,” said Prakash. He also advised all the players to be more choosy in picking the tournaments to figure in and ensure proper rest in between events.”I hope all Indian players would be more choosy in picking their tournaments and have rest between tournaments. Like I keep saying, the key would be to remain injury free. For that good planning is necessary.”If you choose your top tournaments carefully, you will perform better, remain injury free and ultimately will improve your ranking,” he explained. PTI SSR NRB AH AHlast_img read more