Ighalo rescinds decision to quit Super Eagles
Odion Ighalo has hinted he could be back playing for the Super Eagles just weeks after announcing his retirement from international football, reports soccernet.ng.
It’s time to give youngsters opportunity, says Ighalo
Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has stated that the current Super Eagles’ team has sufficient talent that could help the country move forward in the nearest future, after confirming his retirement from international football on Friday.
Why I retired Super Eagles - Odion Ighalo
Nigeria's Odion Ighalo has announced his retirement from international football to focus on his club career. Ighalo, a former Watford player, said his retirement from national football "is one of the most difficult career decisions" The 30-year-old striker said he made the decision so as "to concentrate on club football and give the younger players…
Bounedjah’s strike crowns Algeria African champions
Algeria yesterday beat Senegal 1-0 to win the 2019 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations. The Desert Foxes scored a fortuitous goal through Baghdad...
Rohr to overhaul Eagles as players reach end of international careers
Super Eagles’ Coach, Gernot Rohr will embark on a complete overhaul of his team if he retained his position as Nigeria’s manager. The Franco/German is set to sit down with his employers, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), to evaluate his stewardship and decide on the way forward.
Ighalo boosts Golden Boot hopes as Nigeria finish third
Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after he netted Nigeria's winner to ensure his side third place in the tournament with a 1-0 victory over Tunisia.
Nigeria seek comfort in bronze battle against Tunisia
It is not what they set out to achieve, but the Super Eagles now see winning the bronze medal as better than coming home from the African Nations Cup empty handed.
AFCON title more important to me than highest goals award, says Ighalo
One of the leading goal scorers in the on-going Egypt 2019 AFCON, Super Eagles’ Odion Ighalo says his more concerned with leading Nigeria to win the title than the highest goals scorers’ award. China-based Ighalo is among the leading scorers. The others are Senegal’s Sadio Mane and Cedrit Bekambu and Adam Oane with three…
Ighalo puts title ahead of golden boot after silencing critics
Odion Ighalo insisted on Tuesday that team success is far more important than personal accolades with his goals driving Nigeria's run to the quarter-finals in Egypt.