Rohr on Super Eagles away record, Osimhen, fans, Sierra Leone, AFCON and World Cup qualifiers
Published: April 02, 2021
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was delighted to finish the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers unbeaten, with four wins and two draws through six matches - same results they achieved on the pitch during the 2018 World Cup qualifiers. The German manager turned a blind eye to the fact that Algeria were awarded a 3-...
Rohr gives three reasons Super Eagles captain Musa was handed game-time against Lesotho
Published: April 02, 2021
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has explained the rationale behind his decision to hand game-time to Ahmed Musa in his side's 3-0 rout of Lesotho in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Tuesday evening. Musa being named in the 24-man squad list for last month's games generated controversy because he has been inactive ...
Rohr on Enyimba's Iwuala, CHAN Team, condition for local players making Super Eagles squad
Published: April 02, 2021
Gernot Rohr has revealed that the three home-based players invited to the Super Eagles squad, namely goalkeeper John Noble, Anayo Iwuala (both Enyimba) and Adekunle Adeleke (Abia Warriors) gave a good account of themselves during the training camp in Lagos late last month. Of the aforementioned local players, only ...
Unai Emery confirms Super Eagles star Chuwkueze will resume training with Villarreal on Friday
Published: April 02, 2021
Speaking at a press conference on Thursday before his side's La Liga meeting with Granada, Villarreal manager Unai Emery confirmed that Samuel Chukwueze is back in Spain after international duty with the Super Eagles. The 2015 U17 World Cup winner was not spotted training with his Villarreal teammates yesterday at ...
Rohr reveals exactly why he handed Etebo, Uzoho and Ebuehi starts in AFCONQ vs Lesotho
Published: April 02, 2021
Manager Gernot Rohr opted to make four changes to the side that defeated the Republic of Benin when the three-time African champions tackled Lesotho on Tuesday evening. Stoke City loanee Oghenekaro Etebo, Benfica loanee Tyronne Ebuehi and APOEL goalkeeper Francis Uzoho were three of the four changes Rohr opted to m...
Super Eagles coach Rohr explains why he is delighted with result against Lesotho
Published: April 02, 2021
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that he is delighted with the outcome of the result against Lesotho because his side kept a clean sheet. The national team defeated the Crocodiles 3-0 in their final 2021 Africa Cup of Nation qualifying match thanks to goals from Victor Osimhen, Oghenekaro Etebo and Paul ...
Super Eagles fullback Aina spotted training with Fulham pre-Aston Villa
Published: April 01, 2021
Ola Aina is seemingly in contention to add to his Premier League appearances when Fulham take on Aston Villa, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The Torino loanee was not involved in the Super Eagles 3-0 rout of Lesotho two days ago amid speculation that he was carrying an injury that he picked up against the Republic o...
'Probably the quickest player I've seen' - Porto star sends warning to Chelsea about Super Eagles LB
Published: April 01, 2021
Speaking less than a week before Porto face off with Chelsea in a mouthwatering UEFA Champions League clash, Porto attacker Toni Martínez has hinted at Zaidu Sanusi's pace causing problems for the Blues. Ahead of the game at the Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán (Sevilla), the former West Ham star gave a lowdown on...
Photo : Victor Osimhen resumes training with Napoli after Super Eagles duty
Published: April 01, 2021
Victor Osimhen has resumed training with Napoli, less than two days after he started for the Super Eagles in their 3-0 rout of Lesotho in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match at the Teslim Balogun Stadium. Napoli have published training photos of Thursday's session and it is confirmed that the number nine f...
Leicester City duo Iheanacho, Ndidi named in Premier League Team of the Month
Published: April 01, 2021
Leicester City duo Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi have been included in the English Premier League Team of the Month by celebrated football statistics website Whoscored. Iheanacho and Ndidi were picked in the starting lineup by manager Brendan Rodgers in all the matches contested by the Foxes in March 2021, wi...
'He has now certainly succeeded' - Genk's Dessers admits Onuachu has convinced Super Eagles fans
Published: April 01, 2021
Cyriel Dessers reckons that international and club teammate, Paul Onuachu has convinced Super Eagles fans of his potential after showcasing his quality as a goalscorer during last month's international break. In terms of goals scored, the lanky striker was Nigeria's top performer during the Africa Cup of Nations qua...
'He lets me work independently' - Rohr reveals NFF Boss Pinnick does not force players on him
Published: April 01, 2021
Manager Gernot Rohr has revealed that Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick does not interfere with the list of players called up for Super Eagles duty. The former Bayern Munich defender was speaking during a celebratory dinner for Pinnick held at the Eko Hotels & Suites on Sunday night, an event atte...
Super Eagles striker Iheanacho has four goals nominated for Leicester Goal of the Month
Published: April 01, 2021
Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho has been quadruple nominated for Leicester City's Goal of the Month prize for March 2021, informs the official website of the Foxes. The in-form attacker tallied seven goals in total in domestic matches last month, including a first-ever Premier League hat-trick in Leicester C...
UWCL: Former Liverpool and Arsenal striker Oshoala on target in Barcelona's loss to Man City
Published: March 31, 2021
Nigeria skipper Asisat Oshoala scored for the second game running in the UEFA Women's Champions League but it was not enough as Barcelona were beaten 2-1 by Manchester City on Wednesday evening. Despite the loss, the Spanish champions are through to the semifinals of the Champions League for the third consecutive se...
Ahmed Musa, Etebo, Onuachu happy after Super Eagles 3-0 victory over Lesotho
Published: March 31, 2021
Super Eagles stars Ahmed Musa, Oghenekaro Etebo and Paul Onuachu spoke to the media as they made their way out of the Teslim Balogun Stadium following their 3-0 hammering of Lesotho in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Tuesday. Musa was given game time when he came off the bench to replace his former Leicester Ci...