Super Eagles Handed Boost As Troost-Ekong Returns To Full Training Ahead Of Guinea Clash
Published: June 25, 2019
Udinese star William Troost-Ekong returned to full training ahead of the Super Eagles Africa Cup of Nations match against Guinea on Wednesday, June 26, allnigeriasoccer.com understands. Manager Gernot Rohr had been sweating on the fitness of the central defender after he suffered a knock in the 1-0 win against Burun...
Early Team News Nigeria Vs Guinea : Iwobi May Take Over Playmaking Duties From Mikel, Musa Left Winger
Published: June 25, 2019
The deployment of influential John Obi Mikel as the Super Eagles playmaker against Burundi did not pay off for Gernot Rohr's side, so much so that the Chelsea legend was substituted 12 minutes into the second half. The German football tactician hinted today that Alex Iwobi could take over playmaking duties from Mik...
Rohr Names One Player Who Will Definitely Start Vs Guinea; Kalu To Undergo Fitness Test Today; Shehu Doubtful For Madagascar Clash
Published: June 25, 2019
Gernot Rohr has named one Super Eagles player who will definitely start tomorrow's Africa Cup of Nations match against Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium. Former Watford man Odion Ighalo will return to the starting line-up against the Syli Stars having made an immediate impact off the bench in the 1-0 win vs Burundi l...
'They Have Players In Big Teams Like Liverpool, Napoli, Bordeaux' - Rohr Wary Of Guinea Team
Published: June 25, 2019
Gernot Rohr will not take the Guinean team lightly when the Super Eagles face them in their second group match at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations, saying that they have quality players representing top clubs. Liverpool's Naby Keïta,Toulouse's Issiaga Sylla, Eintracht Frankfurt's Simon Falette, Napoli's Amadou D...
Musa Fit To Start Vs Guinea; Chukwueze & Ola Aina Not Initially Named In Line-Up Vs Burundi
Published: June 25, 2019
Ahmed Musa could return to the Super Eagles starting line-up as they look to qualify for the last sixteen of the Africa Cup of Nations with a win against Guinea on Wednesday afternoon. The Al-Nassr winger was among the players that fell ill upon the team's arrival in Ismailia for the second phase of preparations and...
Rohr Drops Massive Hint He'll Start Akpeyi Vs Guinea, Confirms Uzoho Is Third Choice GK
Published: June 25, 2019
Gernot Rohr has dropped a massive hint that he will start Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi in Wednesday afternoon's Africa Cup of Nations match vs Guinea and has confirmed that Francis Uzoho is now the Super Eagles third choice goalkeeper. Despite posting a shutout against the Swallows, the jury is still out ...
Rohr Eyes Three Points Vs Guinea; Provides Injury Update On Shehu, Collins; Kalu's Fitness
Published: June 25, 2019
Gernot Rohr attended the mandatory pre-match press conference on Tuesday morning at the Alexandria Stadium ahead of tomorrow's match day two fixture against Guinea at the Africa Cup of Nations. The three-time African champions will qualify for the last sixteen of the AFCON if they earn a win against the Syli Stars. ...
Super Eagles Embark On Pay Strike Pre-Guinea, Boycott Mandatory Pre-Match Press Conference
Published: June 25, 2019
The Super Eagle player representative boycotted the mandatory pre-match press conference held at the Alexandria Stadium on Tuesday morning ahead of their second group match at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations against Guinea. The Super Eagles players were having an in-house meeting as the press conference was ongoing....
Ighalo On Why He Opened Orphanage, Funniest Super Eagle, First Big Salary, First Boots; Chooses Marvel Over DC Comics
Published: June 25, 2019
Shanghai Greenland Shenhua striker Odion Ighalo took time out from his busy schedule to interact with Nigerian journalists ahead of Wednesday's Africa Cup of Nations match against Guinea in Alexandria. The Super Eagles number 9 who is the highest paid Nigerian footballer explained why he opened an orphanage to cate...
Three Reasons Why Mikel Should Step Down For Iwobi As Super Eagles Playmaker
Published: June 24, 2019
Former Chelsea midfielder John Mike Obi returned to the Super Eagles after one year in the international wilderness to lead the team at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nation and much is expected from him.Unfortunately, the 32-year-old failed to live up to his billing in their first match of the tournament against Burundi on...
Super Eagles Update : Kalu Has A History Of Heart Irregularities ; Collins Undergoes Light Training, Shehu Not Involved
Published: June 24, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that it is all but confirmed that Samuel Kalu will not make his Africa Cup of Nations debut when the Super Eagles tackle the Syli Stars on Wednesday, June 26. The Bordeaux winger did not participate in training with the rest of his teammates in Monday's workout which just ended. ...
2019 AFCON : Super Eagles First-Choice Right-Back Doubtful To Face Guinea
Published: June 24, 2019
Abdullahi Shehu is doubtful to suit up for Nigeria when they take on Guinea in their second group match at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, allnigeriasoccer.com. The Super Eagles first-choice right-back aggravated a pre-existing injury in the 1-0 win vs Burundi which led to his substitution in the 42nd mi...
Nottingham Forest Interested In Signing Ex-Nigeria U20 Winger
Published: June 24, 2019
Nottingham Forest are on the verge of announcing the signing of former Nigeria U20 international Sammy Ameobi, according to reports. The Nottingham Post says Forest have reignited their interest in the winger and his transfer to the club could be completed in the next twenty four hours. Sammy Ameobi is current...
Guinea Coach Paul Put Ahead Of Nigeria Clash : I Know I Have A Big Game To Play Wednesday
Published: June 24, 2019
Guinea must avoid defeat in their next Africa Cup of Nations match against Nigeria in order to brighten their chances of advancing to the last 16 of the competition. The Syli Stars were almost beaten in their opener against Madagascar but earned a share of the spoils in a 2-2 draw after Bordeaux striker Francoi...
NFF Committee Will Meet Today To Investigate Golden Eaglets MRI Scandal; 36 Lion Boss Accuses NFF
Published: June 24, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands the Nigeria Football Federation have set up a committee to look into the six players purportedly wrongly disqualified by Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) before the Golden Eaglets trip to Tanzania for the 2019 Africa U17 Nations Cup.  The Committee which is headed by NFF Deputy General...