Fans Single Out Three Super Eagles Stars For Special Praise After Win Vs Tunisia
Published: July 17, 2019
The Super Eagles of Nigeria ended their AFCON 2019 campaign with 1-0 victory over Tunisia in a third-place match on Wednesday evening. Delighted Nigerian fans singled out Odion Ighalo, Francis Uzoho and Samuel Kalu for special praise following their fine display against the North Africans. Here are some of their c...
Tunisia 0 Nigeria 1: Ighalo Equals 25-Year-Old Nigerian Goalscoring Record As Super Eagles Win Third Place Play-off
Published: July 17, 2019
An early Odion Ighalo goal ensured Nigeria's Super Eagles claimed third place in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Wednesday evening as they defeated Tunisia 1-0 at the Al Salam stadium, Cairo. The Eagles scored in the third minute when Odion Ighalo latched onto a loose ball after miscommunication in the Tunisian six yar...
Super Eagles Winger Chukwueze Among 80 Players Shortlisted For Golden Boy Award
Published: July 17, 2019
The exploits of Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze has not gone unnoticed as he has been named in a strong 80-man list for the 2019 Golden Boy. The Golden Boy is an award run by Italian sports daily Tuttosport and handed out to a young footballer playing in Europe perceived to have been the most impressive during a...
Starts For Iwobi, Omeruo; Aina Returns; Uzoho Debuts As Rohr Unveils Nigeria Starting XI Vs Tunisia
Published: July 17, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has unveiled his starting line-up for the Africa Cup of Nations third place play-off against Tunisia at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo on Wednesday evening.  Deportivo La Coruña goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been handed an Africa Cup of Nations debut by t...
Nigeria Team News Vs Tunisia: Rohr Hints Osimhen, Uzoho May Play; Mikel, Akepyi, Awaziem Out
Published: July 17, 2019
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has suggested that Victor Osimhen and Francis Uzoho may be handed a run-out this evening when the three-time African champions face Tunisia in the AFCON third place play-off. Of the 23 players named on Nigeria's roster for the tournament in Egypt, only the aforementioned players have n...
AFCON 2019: Mikel Among Three World-class Players Who Could Have Done Better In Egypt
Published: July 17, 2019
Africa's greatest football fiesta, AFCON 2019, took centre stage on the 21st of last month and it's set to end on Friday.The continent has witnessed one month of great football skills, awesome goals, breathtaking saves, the rise of underdogs and disappointment from many highly-rated stars.AFCON Debutants Madagascar wer...
'No 10. Is A Very Special Jersey To My Family' - Okocha's Nephew Iwobi Not Ruling Out Wearing Shirt Number
Published: July 17, 2019
Apart from Nigeria's Africa Cup of Nations opener against Burundi, Arsenal star Alex Iwobi has been deployed as a playmaker in all the matches he has featured in so far at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. The last player to wear the Super Eagles number 10 jersey before Chelsea legend Obi Mikel broke into the nati...
Significant Reasons Why Super Eagles Must Beat Tunisia In AFCON Third Place Playoff
Published: July 16, 2019
Nigeria’s defeat against Algeria has set-up a potential third-place finish for the Super Eagles at the expense of fellow semi-finalist Tunisia at the ongoing AFCON.The match promises to be a decent contest between both sides as they compete in the loser’s final on Wednesday.The Super Eagles will be gunning for a wi...
Onigbinde Makes Big Claim Some Prominent Nigerians Bought 1984 AFCON Final
Published: July 16, 2019
Respected Nigerian coach Festus Onigbinde has suggested that the 1984 Africa Cup of Nations final between Cameroon and Nigeria was fixed, saying that some prominent Nigerians wanted the Super Eagles to lose the game. Onigbinde, who was in the dugout for the showpiece at the Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Abidjan, ...
Mikel Might Have Played His Last Game For Nigeria As Rohr Reveals Chelsea Hero Didn't Train Monday
Published: July 16, 2019
Chelsea icon John Obi Mikel might have played his last game for the Super Eagles as manager Gernot Rohr has revealed that the midfielder did not train fully with the team ahead of Wednesday's third place play-off against Tunisia. Mikel suggested before and during the Africa Cup of Nations that this tournament will b...
'It Was Not A Shame Losing Vs Algeria' - Rohr Highlights Two Stats That Prove Super Eagles Played Well
Published: July 16, 2019
Coach Gernot Rohr believes the Super Eagles were unlucky to lose to tournament favorites Algeria in the semifinal of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after conceding a 95th minute goal scored by Riyad Mahrez. The former Bayern Munich defender pointed out that Nigeria had 11 shots on goal compared to the Desert Foxes ...
Iwobi On Priority Of Beating Tunisia, Best Playing Position For Super Eagles
Published: July 16, 2019
Arsenal star Alex Iwobi was the player nominated to represent the Super Eagles at Tuesday morning's pre-match press conference ahead of tomorrow's Africa Cup of Nations third place play-off against Tunisia. The attacking midfielder revealed that the Super Eagles want to leave the competition on a good note after th...
NFF President Pinnick : Rohr Will Not Be Sacked As Super Eagles Coach After AFCON
Published: July 16, 2019
Nigeria Football Federation supremo Amaju Pinnick has insisted that Gernot Rohr will not be relieved of his duties as Super Eagles coach despite the team failing to qualify for the final of the Africa Cup of Nations. Several stakeholders including the fans have been calling for the sack of the former Bayern Munich ...
Laloko Reveals The Nigerian Policy Rohr Broke At AFCON, Says Super Eagles 'Very Lucky' To Reach Semifinal
Published: July 16, 2019
Former Nigeria Football Federation Technical Director, Kashimawo Laloko did not hold back on his criticism of manager Gernot Rohr following the Super Eagles 2-1 loss to Algeria in the semifinal of the Africa Cup of Nations. Only one home-based player, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, was named on Nigeria's roster for the tourname...
Super Eagles Playmaker Iwobi Breaks Silence For The First Time After Defeat To Algeria
Published: July 16, 2019
Super Eagles playmaker Alex Iwobi  has taken to his Instagram page to rue Nigeria's 2-1 defeat to Algeria in Sunday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semifinals battle at the Cairo International Stadium but assured Nigerian football faithful that there are still good days ahead.Iwobi's post quite naturally got the attentio...