Rohr blames “some mistakes” for Eagles’ loss
Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Gernot Rohr, on Saturday said the team’s 0-2 loss to Croatia in their opening match of Russia 2018 was due to “many mistakes’’.
Messi penalty saved as Iceland hold Argentina
Lionel Messi fluffed his World Cup lines on Saturday, missing a penalty as tiny Iceland held Argentina to a 1-1 draw after France benefited from the first use of the Video Assistant Referee system in the tournament's history.
Super Eagles and lowered expectations in Russia
The FIFA World Cup, with its special charm, is here once more. It is the culmination of four years of toil and sweat, the release being a month-long festival of football. For a nation like Nigeria, it is more than simply a footballing event. There is the tacit understanding that, while the sport can throw…
Tyronne Ebuehi ‘accidentally hit’ in training
Tyronne Ebuehi is still in line to make his competitive debut for Nigeria when they take on Croatia on Saturday night after he completed the Super Eagles full training session amid concerns over his well-being.
Rohr rates Uzoho ahead of Akpeyi, Ezenwa at World Cup
The debate on who will be Super Eagles goalkeeper when Nigeria takes on Croatia in their Group D opener in Essentuki, Russia, on Saturday, may have been put to rest, following a declaration yesterday by manager Gernot Rohr that the Deportivo de La Coruña youngster, Francis Uzoho was ahead of Chippa United’s Daniel Akpeyi and…
Our rival’s style will decide eagles’ pattern in Russia, says Rohr
Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr has said that the team’s structure in Russia will be decided by how their opponents line up.The French-German tactician has experimented 3-5-2, 4-1-2-1-2 and 4-2-3-1 formations in recent friendlies and training sessions.
‘Eagles don’t have first choice goalkeeper yet’
Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr says he will announce his first-choice goalkeeper for the World Cup next week. He spoke yesterday in an interview with Spanish sports newspaper, Marca.
Eagles’ World Cup squad: Full fixtures, teams to watch, odds, prospects
Gernot Rohr’s biggest achievement as Nigeria coach is the serenity with which they have reached this World Cup. None of the disputes or controversies that overshadowed...
Gernot Rohr: ‘We don’t need a Nigerian Mo Salah’
Nigeria’s recent impressive performances have fans dreaming of World Cup glory. Coach Gernot Rohr spoke to DW about the importance of discipline and why the “Super Eagles” don’t need a star like Egypt’s Mo Salah.
Rohr drops Aina, Agu from 23-man World Cup list
Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr yesterday dropped Chelsea’s Ola Aina and Mikel Agu from the final list of a 23-man squad that will adorn the country’s green white green at this year’s football fiesta holding in Russia beginning on June 14.
Ajiboye, Lokosa, two others dropped, as Eagles hit London for Three Lions
After weeks of speculations, Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr yesterday dropped Standard Liege defender, Uche Agbo, Bulgaria-based Stephen Eze, Plateau United’s goalkeeper, Dele Ajiboye and Nigerian Professional Football League top scorer, Junior Lokosa from the World Cup-bound team. Gent winger, Moses Simon, who is currently nursing a thigh injury and will be out of action…