Rohr Names Heir Apparent To Super Eagles Number Ten Mikel & It's Not Chukwueze
Published: November 23, 2018
Villarreal new kid on the block Samuel Chukwueze is not the heir apparent to John Obi Mikel in the national team even though he suited up with the number ten kit when he made his international debut against Uganda three days ago. The German revealed that he invited the former Golden Eaglets sensation to the Super Ea...
Rohr Explains Decision To Start Kalu Ahead Of Ola Aina, Idowu Against South Africa
Published: November 23, 2018
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has explained why he started Bordeaux attack-minded player Samuel Kalu ahead of defensive duo Ola Aina and Brian Idowu in last weekend's 1-1 draw between Nigeria and South Africa at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg. Rohr tweaked his formation to make it more defensive against the South ...
Rohr On Disallowed Goals Vs South Africa: Ahmed Musa Too Fast; Referees Need The Help Of Technology
Published: November 23, 2018
Gernot Rohr has said that Ahmed Musa was too quick for the match officials to follow, hence their decision to disallow two legitimate goals scored by the Super Eagles in last weekend's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa. The German has diplomatically refused to criticize the Gambian referee Bakary...
2019 AFCON: Rohr Vows Super Eagles Won't Make The Same Mistake They Did Against Argentina
Published: November 23, 2018
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has vowed that his players won't make the same mistake they did at the 2018 World Cup, where they were on the brink of qualifying for the last sixteen, only for Marcos Rojo to volley home the winner for Argentina with four minutes left. Despite the Super Eagles being a young team, the ...
Arsenal Winger Hints At Representing Nigeria: I Have Admired Iwobi When He Plays For Eagles
Published: November 23, 2018
In an interview with the official website of Arsenal, Ryan Alebiousu has spoken about his Nigerian roots and revealed how Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi has been a big influence in his footballing career. A winger by trade, Alebiousu has been on the books of the Gunners since the age of seven after he was spotted pla...
Ola Aina Injury Suffered On Super Eagles Duty : Torino Provide Update And It's Good News
Published: November 22, 2018
The injury suffered by Chelsea loanee Ola Aina while on international duty last week will not keep him on the sidelines for a long period, according to Torino. The Maroons announced via their official website on Thursday evening that the Super Eagles fullback did not take part in the two training sessions held at Fi...
'I Will Give Semi Ajayi A Hug' - Rotherham United Boss Delighted With Brilliant Eagles Star
Published: November 22, 2018
Rotherham United boss Paul Warne has said that he'll give Semi Ajayi a hug when he returns to the club after international duty with the Super Eagles. The central defender was an injury time replacement for Alex Iwobi in Nigeria's 1-1 draw against South Africa on Saturday and three days later, he started and comple...
Super Eagles Defender Balogun Trains With Brighton Pre-Leicester City
Published: November 22, 2018
Leon Balogun is in contention to wear the Brighton & Hove jersey for the third time in the Premier League this season. It would be recalled that the central defender withdrew from the Nigeria squad for the international friendly against Uganda on Tuesday due to concerns about his fitness. The Nigeria internation...
Super Falcons Dazzler Okobi, Ordega, 3 Others React To 4-0 Rout Of Zambia
Published: November 22, 2018
Having been humbled by South Africa in their opener, the Super Falcons got their 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations campaign back on a track with a 4-0 rout of Zambia on match day two. En Avant Guingamp striker Desire Oparanozie opened the scoring, Ordega doubled the lead, substitute Rasheedat Ajibade added a third be...
Super Eagles Star Ola Aina Goes Straight To The Clinic Upon Arrival In Turin
Published: November 22, 2018
Ola Aina is battling to be fit for Torino's next match in the Italian Serie A against Cagliari on Monday, November 26. The defender picked up an injury while on international duty with the Super Eagles last week and has less than four days to fully recover before the Maroons' trip to the Sardegna Arena. After lan...
AWCON: Nigeria Coach Seeks Improvement Despite Big Win Vs Zambia
Published: November 21, 2018
Thomas Dennerby, the Swedish coach of the Super Falcons, is still seeking improvements in his side despite getting their Africa Women Cup of Nations campaign back on track with a 4-0 rout of Zambia on match day two. After losing their opening match 1-0 to South Africa on Sunday, the defending champions responded by...
Rohr : The Door Is Open For Mikel To Make Super Eagles AFCON Roster
Published: November 21, 2018
Manager Gernot Rohr has said that the door is open for Chelsea legend John Obi Mikel to be included in the Super Eagles squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The international future of the central midfielder has been covered in mist due to his unavailability for the national team's last five matches since the ...
Super Falcons Player Ratings: Ordega The Brightest; Ajibade Promising; Oparanozie Torments; Oshoala Selfish; Ebi Solid; Okobi Sparkles
Published: November 21, 2018
Defending champions Nigeria got their Africa Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON) campaign back on track with a 4-0 thumping of Zambia in Cape Coast on Wednesday evening. Allnigeriasoccer.com has a lowdown on how the Super Falcons fared in the Group B game. The StartersTochukwu Oluehi: The Rivers Angels goalie didn't hav...
Nigeria 4 Zambia 0: Ajibade With The Pick Of The Goals As Classy Falcons Return To Winning Ways
Published: November 21, 2018
Nigeria got their 2018 Africa Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON) campaign back on track with a 4-0 victory over Zambia on Wednesday evening.Zambia started the tournament with a 5-0 win over Equatorial Guinea while Nigeria lost 1-0 to South Africa It took the alertness of the keeper to deny Asisat Oshoala from close range i...
Five Super Eagles Stars React After Disappointing Goalless Draw Against Uganda
Published: November 21, 2018
Five Super Eagles players have reacted following their disappointing goalless draw with Uganda in their last international fixture in 2018. With the three-time African champions already through to next summer's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, the friendly served as preparations for the tournament in Cameroon. The fri...