Super Eagles test new team against Ukraine
A nummber of circumstances compelled Nigeria to put out a relatively newbreed Super Eagles in an international friendly against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena this night.
Ahmed Musa pulls out of Ukraine friendly, Ekong, Etebo lead eagles to Dnipro
Italy –based defender William Ekong and England –based midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo are expected to lead the delegation of Super Eagles into Dnipro, Ukraine today, ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly match with the host country’s senior team.
We’ve resolved to play for our nation, Musa declares
Super Eagles’ Vice Captain, Ahmed Musa at the weekend disclosed that the team has decided to play for the nation first against any issue that might make them lose focus at the ongoing Total Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. This followed indications that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was yet to fully resolve the…
‘I will spend retirement away from football’
Super Eagles striker, Ahmed Musa has ruled himself out of the coaching profession when he retires from active football. He also will not go into scouting as football agent. Musa became Nigeria’s first player to score more than once in a FIFA World Cup match, after scoring twice against Argentina at Brazil 2014 World…
Rohr keeps Nigeria players on toes as top spot at stake
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr pledged to ring the changes for his team's final Africa Cup of Nations group game against surprise package Madagascar to stoke competition in the squad. The Super Eagles are guaranteed a place in the last 16 but need a point on Sunday in Alexandria to secure top spot in Group B…
I play to make Nigerians happy, says Ahmed Musa
Super Eagles attacker, Ahmed Musa says he derives joy seeing Nigerians happy any time he features for the team.
Super Eagles beat Guinea 1-0, qualify for second round
Through to expectations, Nigeria defeated Guinea 1-0 to qualify for the second round of the on-going African Cup of Nations even with a game to go.
I feel better now, Musa assures Nigerians
Super Eagles’ Vice Captain, Ahmed Musa has declared that his fully fit for Wednesday’s game against Guinea after being forced to the bench in the opening match against Burundi on Saturday.
2019 AFCON: Eagles need faster transition in subsequent games — Adepoju
Mutiu Adepoju, an ex-international, has commended the Super Eagles for their win over Burundi on Saturday, charging them however to employ faster and more coordinated transition in their subsequent games. Adepoju told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Saturday after the match that the team could go far in the competition if…
Anxiety grips Eagles’ coaches as key players reported ill
Super Eagles’ Vice Captain, Ahmed Musa, Abdullahi Shehu and Leon Balogun are among the players that have reported ill three days before the kick off of the Egypt 2019 African Cup of Nations, reports allnigeriasoccer.com. Nigeria opens its campaign at the competition on Saturday against Burundi and Coach Gernot Rohr is sweating over the fitness…