FIFA deducts three points from Nigeria for fielding ineligble player
Nigeria was lucky to retain its ticket to the Russia 2018 World Cup following world football governing body, FIFA’s discovery that the Super Eagles fielding Shehu Abdullahi, who was ineligible, in its last qualifying game against Algeria.
My mission is to win 2019 AFCON, says Rohr
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is aiming to win the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroun after extending his contract with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for two more years.
Eagles prepare for CHAN with super six tournament
Home-based Super Eagles will tomorrow, at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano, begin training for next year’s African Nations Championship (CHAN), as it engages top Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) sides in the Super Six Tournament.
Leave Enyeama alone, Garba advises Rohr
Former Super Eagles’ midfielder, Garba Lawal says the team can make it out of Group D in the World Cup if it took its preparation serious.
Super Eagles to start getting camp allowances from March, says Dalung
Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung has revealed that Super Eagles’ players will from March next year begin to get their camp allowances ahead of the Russia World Cup slated to kick off in June 2018. The Minister told State House Correspondents yesterday that a proposal of about N3 billion has already been…
Rohr already decided on World Cup squad, says Agali
Super Eagles’ new chief scout, Victor Agali says coach Gernot Rohr won’t be considering new players in his squad for the World Cup in Russia next year. Agali made this known in a television programme in Lagos monitored by Owngoalnigeria.com, while responding to a question on if new players would make the squad to the…
Russia 2018: NFF should camp Super Eagles in South Africa, not Europe, says Idah
Former Nigeria international Peterside Idah has called on the Nigeria Football Federation to look no further than South Africa as the national team’s camp ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The NFF is considering a number of European nations to camp the Super Eagles who are in Group D at next year’s…
Success at CAF’s awards good psychologically for Eagles’ campaign in Russia, says Esin
Former international star, Etim Esin has described Super Eagles’ nomination in the National Team category of the yearly CAF Awards as good for the team’s confidence going into the 2018 World Cup.
Former Super Eagles’ assistant coach may join Iceland’s coaching crew
Assistant coach of the Super Eagles under Lars Lagerbäck, Roland Andersson has been approached by the Football Association of Iceland...