'For The First Time In Nigeria, I Was Cold' - Rohr Insists Super Eagles Did Well In Unfavorable Conditions
Published: June 09, 2019
Manager Gernot Rohr has insisted that the Super Eagles performed well in their pre-Africa Cup of Nations friendly against Zimbabwe on Saturday despite the unfavorable weather conditions. The Super Eagles laboured to a goalless draw at home to the Warriors and Rohr has picked out a few positives from the game - the ...
Mikel Names The Two Talented Super Eagles Players Who Impressed Him Vs Zimbabwe
Published: June 09, 2019
Chelsea hero John Obi Mikel has named two talented players in the Super Eagles squad who impressed him in the goalless draw against Zimbabwe on Saturday. The Nigeria captain is tipping Villarreal's Samuel Chukwueze and Bordeaux's Samuel Kalu to have a successful Africa Cup of Nations but admitted that they are not y...
Two English-Based Players Axed As Rohr Announces Nigeria's Final 23-Man AFCON Squad
Published: June 09, 2019
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has announced his final 23-man roster for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which begins in Egypt on June 21. The 23 players selected come from the 25-man provisional roster earlier invited to attend a training camp in the Delta State capital Asaba. L...
Super Eagles Fans Hail Mikel After MOTM Display Vs Zimbabwe, Chukwueze Too
Published: June 09, 2019
Super Eagles of Nigeria played host to Zimbabwe at the Stephen Keshi Stadium but things were not as good as predicted by many soccer-loving Nigerians prior to the encounter. The home team played a goalless draw with the Zimbabweans and they weren't in total control of the game.Gernot Rohr's men had a quiet night again...
Four Things We Learned From Super Falcons' 3-0 Defeat At The Hands Of Norway
Published: June 09, 2019
Nigeria will reignite their hopes of making it out of the group stages of this competition for the first time since 1999 when they battle South Korea in their second group game of the World Cup on June 12.But what went wrong in Reims on Saturday?Allnigeriasoccer.com reveals the four things noticed from the humbling def...
FIFA Women's World Cup : Super Falcons Player Ratings From 3-0 Loss To Norway
Published: June 08, 2019
The Super Falcons lost 3-0 to their Norwegian counterparts in their first game of 2019's Women World Cup on Saturday evening. A deflected strike from Guro Ruiten gave the Scandinavians the lead in the 17th minute, Lisa-Marie Utland got on the scoresheet on 34 minutes before an own goal from Ohale Osinachi settled th...
Super Eagles Player Ratings Vs Zimbabwe : Mikel MOTM; Balogun Dependable; Omeruo Solid; Onuachu Struggles
Published: June 08, 2019
Nigeria could not break down a disciplined Zimbabwean side in their friendly clash on Saturday evening. Allnigeriasoccer.com runs the rule thus : The Starters GoalkeeperDaniel Akpeyi: Had little of note to do as the Zimbabweans sat back. (7/10)DefendersJamilu Collins: Went close for the Super Eagles in the first...
Five Things We Learned From Nigeria's Goalless Draw Against Zimbabwe
Published: June 08, 2019
The Super Eagles of Nigeria were held to a barren draw by The Warriors of Zimbabwe at the Stephen Keshi Stadium. Here are top five lessons learned from the encounter. Samuel Chukwueze Is A Great Dribbler And The Super Eagles FutureThe Villarreal youngster was arguably the best player in the opening half of the g...
Nigeria 0 Zimbabwe 0 : Eagles Held To A Goalless Draw By Warriors In Rainy Conditions
Published: June 08, 2019
Nigeria posted a goalless draw against Zimbabwe in the first of their pre-AFCON tournament tune-up games in rainy conditions at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on Saturday evening. Coach Gernot Rohr trialed out new strategies and tactics enforced by some uncertainties, handing Daniel Akpeyi the gloves while Kenneth Om...
2019 WWC : Chelsea's Norway Star Thorisdottir Predicts Difficult Clash Against Physical Nigeria
Published: June 08, 2019
Nigeria's quest to qualify for the knockout rounds of the Women's World Cup for the second time begins on Saturday with the African champions taking on Scandinavian giants Norway at the Stade Auguste-Delaune, Reims. The Norwegian team is filled with stars such as Maria Thorisdottir and Maren Mjelde who are both on t...
Mikel, Iwobi, Aina, Omeruo Start As Rohr Names Starting Line-up Vs Zimbabwe
Published: June 08, 2019
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has named his starting line-up for the pre-Africa Cup of Nations friendly against Zimbabwe at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba on Saturday, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.With uncertainty over the fitness of Katsina United's Ikechukwu Ezenwa, South African-based Daniel Akpeyi has been sel...
Confirmed : Former Golden Eaglets Star Released By Leicester City
Published: June 08, 2019
Nigeria U17 World Cup-winning midfielder Habib Makanjuola has been released by former Premier League champions Leicester City. The Premier League have confirmed that nine players on the books of The Foxes, including Makanjuola, have not been retained for the 2019-2020 season. The 20-year-old is departing the King...
Ighalo, Ezenwa Undergo Special Gym Session On Saturday Ahead Of Friendly Vs Zimbabwe
Published: June 08, 2019
Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo and goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa underwent special gym sessions at the Golden Tulip Hotel Asaba on Saturday afternoon, reports allnigeriasoccer.com. The two players were the only Eagles stars that were seen heading for the exercises around 12.45 pm and completed it within 20 minutes wi...
Rohr On Why German-Born GK Was Not Invited To Eagles; Akpeyi, Uzoho & Ezenwa Solidarity
Published: June 08, 2019
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that Fortuna Düsseldorf netminder Maduka Okoye would have been invited to the national team if not for injury. The Super Eagles goalkeeping position has been an area of debate and concern following the retirement of Carl Ikeme due to health related issues and the problem...
Norway vs Nigeria : Chelsea Defender Mjelde And Barcelona Striker Oshoala Among The Four Players To Watch Out For
Published: June 08, 2019
The Super Falcons of Nigeria will begin their World Cup campaign when they tackle The Grasshoppers of Norway at the Stade Auguste-Delaune on Saturday evening.Much has been said about the upcoming fixture and both sides will hope to start the tournament with an impressive victory.Thomas Dennerby's side consists of some ...