Afelokhai set to step in for injured Uzoho
Enyimba Goalkeeper, Theophilus Afelokhai may be invited to step into the injured Francis Uzoho’s shoes ahead of the forthcoming African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin Republic and Lesotho.
FIFA to pay injured Uzoho’s wages as club begin search for new goalkeeper
World football governing body, FIFA will be responsible for Francis Uzoho’s wages for the entirety of the time he will be out of action, as part of its compensation scheme to clubs whose players are injured during the international break, reports footballlive.ng.
Injured Uzoho ruled out for six months
Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr will have to do without one of his most improved players for the Total Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against the Benin Republic following the confirmation that Francis Uzoho has been ruled out for six months, reports soccernet.com.
Rohr declares Nigeria’s goalkeeping problems over
Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr has assured Nigerian football fans that the goalkeeping problem that has plagued the national team is now a thing of the past, reports soccernet.ng.
Uzoho hopes to write a ‘good chapter’ on return to Cyprus
Super Eagles’ Goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho is hoping for a positive return to Cyprus when he starts a loan spell with Omonia Nicosia from Spanish side Deportivo La Coruna.
Eagles ready for Pharaohs friendly, Musa, Ighalo dream AFCON glory
Super Eagles’ captain Ahmed Musa and Odion Ighalo have expressed optimism that the team will excel at this year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament holding in Egypt from June 21 to July 13.
Uzoho's Cypriot club appeals nine point penalty
A Cypriot first division side is appealing a nine points deduction for an off-field own goal involving newly-signed star Nigerian keeper Francis Uzoho.
Shorunmu canvasses friendly tests for Eagles’ goalkeepers
Former Super Eagles Goalkeepers’ Trainer, Ike Shorunmu has urged the senior national team coaches to create avenues to expose the team’s goal custodians to international match situations ahead of the 2019 African Nations Cup. Noting that this year’s African Nations Cup in Egypt would be highly competitive and tough due to the increase in number…
Playing for Super Eagles a dream come true, says Chukwueze
Villarreal winger, Samuel Chukwueze has described his international debut for Nigeria as the completion of a “dream year.” The 19-year-old’s skill and impressive left foot caught the eye after starting for the Super Eagles in Tuesday’s 0-0 friendly draw against Uganda in Asaba. Chukwueze is enjoying a breakthrough season, scoring in both the League and…
Injuries, suspension mean opportunities for others, says Rohr
Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has lamented the injuries and suspension that have robbed him of four of his regulars for today’s crucial 2019 AFCON qualifier against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, but he is comforted that the situation has presented opportunities for some other performers to step onto the runway.
Uzoho doubtful as Dosu joins clamour for more local lads
Super Eagles’ first choice goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho may have been ruled out of Nigeria’s Cameroun 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier against South Africa in Johannesburg next week by a rib fracture he copped in a Spanish league game at the weekend.