Libya vows revenge as Eagles seek another win
Libya’s interim coach, Omar Al-Maryam believes his side have the quality to avenge the 0-4 loss to Nigeria when they meet in the reverse fixture of their Cameroon 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier in Sfax, Tunisia today.
Rohr demands another victory as Eagles fly to Tunisia today
Super Eagles’ Manager, Gernot Rohr wants to beat Libya again tomorrow and ensure Nigeria enters the last two rounds of the Cameroun 2019 African Nations Cup qualifying series already assured of a spot in the championship.
AFCON 2019 qualifier: Rohr says team played to win
Coach Gernot Rohr of Super Eagles has said that the 4-0 routing of the Mediterranean Knights of Libya by his team in Uyo is due to excellent preparation and mentality to win. Rohr told sports journalists at a post match briefing at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo on Saturday, that he knew his opponent…
Eagles brandish sledgehammer against Mediterranean Knights
It is a day to D-day and everybody involved is talking big. The Eagles say it will be fight to finish, just as their opponents, Libya believe they can run away with victory in Uyo tomorrow.
Eagles’ attitude key to Nigeria’s success, says Rohr
Nigeria will beat Libya convincingly if the Super Eagles approached Saturday’s African Nations Cup qualifier with the right attitude, Coach Gernot Rohr has said.
Fitness level will determine Eagles result in qualifiers, says Rohr
Nigeria’s Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr, has said the level of fitness of the players would determine the team’s results in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers. The Nigerian team had a dream start after suffering a 3-1 defeat to Argentina in the just concluded Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup with a…
NFF laments Eagles’ apathy to Uyo camp as only three players in camp
Members of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are worried that Super Eagles players have chosen to stay away from the team’s camp, which opened in Uyo on Sunday ahead of Saturday’s African Nations Cup qualifier against Libya.
Mikel excused, Simon returns as Rohr names 23 for Libya matches
For the second game in a row, Super Eagles Captain, John Obi MIkel will not be playing for Nigeria in the African Nations Cup qualifying series following the national team handlers’ decision to accept his exemption plea.Mikel was excused from the last match against Seychelles in Mahe...
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…