Injured Aina, Kalu out as Ighalo, Iwobi arrive in Asaba camp
Torino of Italy defender, Ola Aina and Bordeaux forward, Samuel Kalu have ben ruled out of Nigeria’s last African Nations Cup qualifier...
Rohr arrives in Asaba as Eagles’ camp opens today
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr arrived in the country yesterday to begin preparations for Nigeria’s 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) last qualifying match against Seychelles, as well as the international friendly against Egypt this weekend in Asaba.
Mikel missing as NFF lists players for Seychelles, Egypt game
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has again overlooked skipper John Obi Mikel for forthcoming games against Seychelles and Egypt. The Super Eagles welcome Seychelles to the southeastern city of Asaba on March 22 in a final 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier and four days later they take on Egypt in a friendly at the same…
Injury during pre-match warm-up dents Aina’s Super Eagles call-up chances
Torino and Super Eagles’ defender Ola Aina is now doubtful for Nigeria’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying fixture against Seychelles later this month due to injury. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Aina, who was initially named in Torino’s starting line-up for Sunday’s game against Chievo, was replaced by Cristain Ansaldi.…
Eagles coach to name players for Seychelles, Egypt matches this week
Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr will name the players that would play in the African Nations Cup qualifier against Seychelles and the international friendly against Egypt this week.
Okocha shocked over court arrest order
Former Super Eagles captain, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha yesterday said he was never contacted over his alleged failure to pay income tax before a Lagos court issued a bench warrant for his arrest.
Don’t be scared of any team, Shorunmu charges Flying Eagles
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu, has charged the Nigeria U-20 national team, Flying Eagles not to be scared of any team ahead of the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup holding in Poland.
Age-grade championships are for talents hunt, says Onigbinde
Following the anger expressed by some Nigerians after the Flying Eagles of Nigeria finished fourth at the just ended Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niamey, Niger Republic, former Super Eagles coach, Adegboye Onigbinde has reminded Nigerians that the essence of the event was to feed each nation’s senior national team. Despite not winning…
Odemwingie, Essien, join FIFA Legends for France 2019 Women’s World Cup campaign
Former Super Eagles striker, Osaze Peter Odemwingie and former Ghana midfielder, Michael Essien are part of a 23-strong FIFA Legends squad for a campaign...
Shorunmu canvasses friendly tests for Eagles’ goalkeepers
Former Super Eagles Goalkeepers’ Trainer, Ike Shorunmu has urged the senior national team coaches to create avenues to expose the team’s goal custodians to international match situations ahead of the 2019 African Nations Cup. Noting that this year’s African Nations Cup in Egypt would be highly competitive and tough due to the increase in number…