Replacing Rohr will not solve Eagles’ problem, says Obuh
Former Flying Eagles coach, John Obuh, has stated that the call for the sack of Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, in some quarters would not bring changes in the Eagles. Obuh, who noted that lack of sustainable football pattern was the bane of Eagles’ failure at the ongoing Russia 2018 World Cup, called on the…
Our inexperience killed us, says Rohr
Super Eagles’ Coach, Gernot Rohr believes his team would have advanced to the second round of the on-going Russia 2018 World Cup if his players were more experienced in big games like the one they played against Argentina on Tuesday.
How coach costs Nigeria the match against Argentina - Sports minister
The inability of Nigeria’s technical crew to make necessary changes that could have helped the Super Eagles hang on for a draw against Argentina on Tuesday night cost the team a spot in the knockout rounds of the World Cup, the country's sports minister has said. Nigeria were beaten 2-1 by a spirited La Albiceleste,…
Eagles set to advance to fourth round of 16 at World Cup
The Super Eagles will clash with La Albiceleste to give it their best shot when they both meet today at Saint Petersburg to guarantee a fourth Round of 16 berth at the FIFA World Cup finals.
Don’t fail me, coach tells Eagles
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, knows the task ahead, as Nigeria attempts to wrestle down former world champions, Argentina, in a make or mar last Group D encounter this afternoon in St. Petersburg.
Eagles should play more as a team against Argentina, says Okpara
Former Super Eagles assistant coach, Slyvanus Okpara, has commended the team for coming out victorious in the match against Iceland. The game was the second for Super Eagles, who lost to Croatia in the opening match.
Match against Argentina like World Cup final, says Rohr
Super Eagles’ Coach Gernot Rohr has described Nigeria’s last Group D match against Argentina as akin to the World Cup final, which his team must win.
Nigerians in Russia pray for Eagles’ victory, Rohr optimistic
The number of Nigerian fans has increased here in Russia since the Super Eagles first group match against Croatia, which they lost 0-2 last Saturday.But there is tension in the air, particularly among the fans, who feel the Super Eagles have not demonstrated the quality of a team that can reach the knockout stage in the World Cup.
Right players in positions key to Eagles win over Iceland, says Ekpo
Former International, Friday Ekpo, has advised Coach Gernot Rohr to feature players based on their strength, if the Super Eagles were to surmount their opponent, Iceland, in today’s crucial game at the Mundial in Russia.
Iceland will feel the heat in Volgograd, says Rohr
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says that his side are looking to turn up the heat on Iceland in a sweltering Volgograd on Friday as they bid to keep their World Cup campaign alive. The Super Eagles must avoid defeat after opening Group D with a 2-0 loss to Croatia, while Iceland managed a surprise 1-1…