Build your team around NPFL players, Owolabi tells Rohr
Former International, Felix Owolabi, has expressed regret on the larger number of foreign-based players used over those in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) in international engagements, especially during the AFCON qualifiers. Coach Gernot Rohr recently prosecuted the second game of the CAF Group E Africa Cup of Nations against Seychelles with players in either…
Libya a bigger threat than South Africa, Owolabi warns Eagles
Former International, Felix Owolabi has described as a serious threat the statement credited to Libyan coach, Adel Amrouche that Nigeria would be easier for them than South Africa in the Cameroun 2019 African Nations Cup qualifying series.
Seychelles vs Nigeria: Rohr’s opportunity to reshape in the Post-Moses era
While not privy to the Gernot Rohr’s personal communications, it is not an abundantly arduous task to divine his reaction when Victor Moses broke the sudden, chilling news of his retirement to the Coach. That little jolt, the blank stare, the request for reiteration, the plea, the desperate plea daubed with great times shared and…
We must get good result against Seychelles, says Gernot Rohr
The weather was exceedingly warm on Mahe Island yesterday morning as Coach Gernot Rohr, alongside his assistants, took his charges through their paces at the Stade Linite...
‘Seychelles, beautiful island country, no big threat to Eagles’
It will be the biggest upset in African football if Seychelles beat Nigeria on Saturday in their African Nations Cup qualifier. It will be a game of 11 players in each side no doubt, but Coach Gernot Rohr would do his conscience a world of good by resigning from the Super Eagles’ job if he…
Three standby players to join Eagles as Rohr holds first training session
Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr has called on the three players earlier placed on standby to join his squad in Seychelles, where Nigeria is currently preparing for Saturday’s African Nations Cup qualifier against the Pirates.
Laloko challenges Rohr to pit Eagles against Enyimba
Former Nigeria Football Federation’s (NFF) Technical Director, Kashimawo Laloko has challenged Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr to pit his team against Enyimba FC of Aba if he was sure he had the best players in the senior national team.
Aina’s injury, Iwobi’s illness rock Super Eagles’ camp
The enthusiasm in the Super Eagles camp was yesterday dampened by news that two of the players Coach Gernot Rohr banked on for success in Nigeria’s second match...
Don’t force Moses out of retirement, Mabo tells Rohr
Former Green Eagles star, Ismaila Mabo, who also coached the female national team, Super Falcons, has advised Nigerians, particularly handlers of the Super Eagles, against ‘forcing’ Victor Moses to rescind his decision to retire from national team duties.
Gernot Rohr must earn back Nigeria’s respect after World Cup disappointment
The second phase of Gernot Rohr’s Super Eagles rebuilding project will officially kick off when Nigeria takes on Seychelles in Victoria next weekend. The stakes are quite high for the three-time African champions. To miss out on an Africa Cup of Nations would once have been considered unthinkable, but the last two editions have gone…
Rohr declares desire to win African Nations Cup
Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has declared that his big ambition is to win next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroun, reports footballlive.ng.