Rohr, Iwobi, Musa, Oshoala lead CAF awards nominees list
The Confederation of African Football has nominated the Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr, Alex Iwobi, Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo and Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala for the 2018 CAF awards. "So we have Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi, Wilfred Ndidi and Coach Gernot Rohr nominated for CAF African player of the year, Young player…
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.
One gold, two silver medals at youth Olympics – A test of our credibility
Nigerian athletes just returned from the fourth edition of the World Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina. They returned with three medals – One Gold and two Silver medals.
Death threats almost forced my retirement,says Ighalo
Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, whose goals helped Nigeria to back-to-back victories over Libya in their African Nations Cup qualifying matches, has revealed that he almost quit international football following death threats made to his family.
Again Ighalo's goals hand Nigeria win against Libya
Goals from Odion Ighalo once again helped the Super Eagles to a win against Libya. Nigeria defeated the Mediterranean Knights 3-2 to move top of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying group. The Changchun Yatai striker scored a hat-trick in the reverse fixture played on Saturday at Akwa Ibom, Nigeria. The striker continued on his…
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.
Eagles revive AFCON hopes, thrash Seychelles’ Pirates 3-0
Nigeria, yesterday, brightened her chances of qualifying for next year’s CAF Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), after subduing Seychelles 3-0, at the Stade Linite in Victoria. Goals from Ahmed Musa, Chidozie Awaziem, and Odion Ighalo ensured that the Eagles defeated The Pirates in front of their home crowd, thereby plummeting Seychelles’ hopes of featuring in…
Ighalo pleads with Nigerians over death threats
Argentina's midfielder Maximiliano Meza (L) vies for the ball with Nigeria's forward Odion Jude Ighalo during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Argentina at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on June 26, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOPHE SIMON Nigerian striker, Odion Ighalo has pleaded with Nigerians…
Eagles plan Iheanacho, Musa attack against Iceland
Nigeria could adopt a changed formation when they meet Iceland in their second group game of the Russia 2018 World Cup on Friday. Rohr expressed his dissatisfaction with the Super Eagles attack on Saturday against Croatia and hinted that Odion Ighalo will start from the bench in the game on Friday. Chief among the changes…