Rohr On Super Eagles AFCON Chances : 'Everyone In Nigeria Is Waiting For The Trophy'
Published: June 19, 2019
Coach Gernot Rohr has stated that fans expect the Super Eagles to win their fourth Africa Cup of Nations title in Egypt. Nigeria are making their return to the Africa Cup of Nations having failed to qualify for the previous two editions held in Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. Rohr has taken a young squad to this summ...
Rohr Reveals The identity Of The Good Player Super Eagles Will Miss At AFCON
Published: June 19, 2019
Benfica defender Tyronne Ebuehi was unfortunate not to be included on the Super Eagles Africa Cup of Nations roster after failing to fully recover from a cruciate ligament injury he suffered in pre-season. Two other World Cuppers in the shape of Eddy Onazi and Joel Obi have had their own injury problems but manager ...
Iwobi Discusses That Sensational Goal Against Chelsea In Europa League Final
Published: June 19, 2019
Nigeria had to wait for 64 years before one of their players was able to score in the final of a European club competition but it was worth the wait as Alex Iwobi's goal for Arsenal in their 4-1 loss to Chelsea was the pick of the goals in last month's Europa League final in Azerbaijan. With Arsenal trailing 3-0, th...
Top Six Players Who Would Surely Get Their Chances With The Super Eagles After AFCON
Published: June 19, 2019
The buzz of the moment in Africa is undoubtedly the upcoming 2019 African Cup of Nations, even with some countries in the continent participating in the ongoing FIFA Women's World Cup - of course the thrill of watching the women national teams strut their stuff peters out within with each exiting African nation.Attenti...
The Four Key Players In Super Eagles Africa Cup of Nations Squad
Published: June 19, 2019
Super Eagles of Nigeria are tipped as one of this year's AFCON favorites based on the quality of players in the team.There are many in-form players in Rohr's team who can comfortably get the job done in Egypt but there are only few special players whose absence will affect Nigeria's chances of lifting the trophy.Here i...
Leon Balogun Or Omeruo? Troost-Ekong Quizzed On His Best Defensive Partner
Published: June 18, 2019
Super Eagles central defender William Troost Ekong has stated that he has no choice regarding who he partners at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.The Udinese star has often been paired with Brighton & Hove player Leon Balogun but the latter had limited playing time for the English Premier League side in the 2018...
Super Eagles Hit By Sickness Bug; Hold First Training Session In Alexandria 1700 Hours
Published: June 18, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that manager Gernot Rohr is sweating over the fitness of several key players ahead of the Super Eagles Africa Cup of Nations opener against Burundi on Saturday, June 22. Nigeria's preparations have suffered a blow with several players, including Ahmed Musa, Abdullahi Shehu, Henry Ony...
Iwobi Reveals The Position Mikel Will Likely Play At 2019 AFCON
Published: June 18, 2019
Alex Iwobi has suggested that Chelsea icon Obi Mikel will likely be deployed as a central midfielder at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has been trying out different formations in the training sessions and gave a hint at what his starting line-up against Burundi could be in the preparato...
'I'll Take Ownership For This One' - Iwobi Reveals Okocha Did Not Inspire His Nutmeg Skill
Published: June 18, 2019
Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi has revealed that ex-Nigeria captain Austin Okocha did not inspire his nutmeg skills and has stressed that he nutmegs opponents instinctively contrary to popular belief that he wants to showboat. As at January 4, 2019, the Hale End Academy product was the top nutmegger in the English Premie...
Predicting Nigeria's Starting XI Vs Burundi : Mikel, Omeruo, Iwobi, Akpeyi To Start
Published: June 18, 2019
Nigeria will begin their chase for a fourth African Cup of Nation title on Saturday with group rivals Burundi first in line to try and thwart their ambitions and while manager Gernot Rohr has had to contend with the recent sickness plague and fitness issues in camp, it is important to note the best ones at his disposal...
Dennerby Aims Dig At Referee; Labels Super Falcons Stars As Heroines After Disciplined Performance Vs France
Published: June 18, 2019
Thomas Dennerby has labelled the Super Falcons players as heroines following their disciplined performance in a 1-0 loss to France in their last group game of the 2019 Women's World Cup. The Swede felt badly done by because of the decision of Honduran referee Melissa Borjas, the fact that the penalty was retaken bef...
Super Falcons Player Ratings Against France : Nnadozie Composed; Onome & Ohale Brilliant; Chikwelu Shows Defensive Abilities, Oshoala Off Day
Published: June 17, 2019
Nigeria were beaten by a solitary strike from France's defender, Renard in their last group game of the 2019 Women's World Cup on Monday.Allnigeriasoccer.com's Emmanuel Chinaza provides a lowdown on how the Super Falcons fared in the clash thus, The Starters GoalkeeperChiamaka Nnadozie: Sprightly. Quick off her ...
2019 WWC : Five Takeaways From Nigeria's Unlucky 1-0 Loss To France
Published: June 17, 2019
Nigeria's Super Falcons on Monday night lost gallantly 1-0 to France in their last Group A match of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup at the Roazhon Park in Rennes.Izuchukwu Okosi examines five takeaways from the exhilarating game.1. The Super Falcons Lost The Balls Many TimesThe Falcons lost so many balls in midfield es...
Nigeria 0 France 1 : Hard-fighting Super Falcons Lose To Hosts After Retaken Penalty
Published: June 17, 2019
Renard's retaken VAR penalty was all that separated France and Nigeria at the Roazhon Park in Rennes on Monday evening as the Super Falcons suffered their second loss in the 2019 Women's World Cup.Thomas Dennerby made just one change to the team that toppled South Korea last time out, with Halimatu Ayinde coming in for...
Four Reasons Why Fans Should Be Excited About Mikel's Return To Super Eagles Ahead Of AFCON
Published: June 17, 2019
With four days to the much-anticipated AFCON 2019 tournament, many Nigerians are happy that the Super Eagles of Nigeria are back in contention for the trophy after missing two previous editions.Gernot Rohr is glad to have one of his most important players, Mikel Obi, back in the team, and the fans should equally share ...