International friendly: Uganda’s squad vs Nigeria revealed [Full list]

International friendly: Uganda’s squad vs Nigeria revealed [Full list]

The Federation of Uganda Football Associations has released their squad that will tackle the Super Eagles of Nigeria in Tuesday’s international friendly at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba. The official website of the Ugandan Federation released a provisional list of eighteen players that will battle Gernot Rohr’s men. Uganda and Nigeria have already qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Uganda defeated Cape Verde 1-0 last weekend, while Nigeria played 1-1…

Read More

South Africa vs Nigeria: Rohr singles out three Bafana Bafana players following Super Eagles’ 1-1 draw

South Africa vs Nigeria: Rohr singles out three Bafana Bafana players following Super Eagles’ 1-1 draw

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has singled out three South Africa players for praise following his side’s 1-1 draw with the Bafana Bafana in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifying encounter played last weekend. An own goal from South Africa defender, Buhle Mkhwanazi, and a strike from striker, Lebo Mothiba ensured the Super Eagles got a point against the hosts. Rohr said the likes of Brighton & Hove loanee Percy Tau, Bidvest…

Read More

Ahmed Musa sends strong message to Chelsea’s Victor Moses

Ahmed Musa sends strong message to Chelsea’s Victor Moses

Super Eagles forward, Ahmed Musa has disclosed that the door is always open for Chelsea winger, Victor Moses for a return to Nigeria national team. The 26-year-old stated this ahead of Nigeria’s international friendly match with Uganda in Asaba. Recall that Moses quit international football few months ago, via his Instagram page. Musa wants Moses to reverse his decision ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. The former Leicester City star admitted…

Read More

Nigeria vs Uganda: Rohr reveals Super Eagles starting XI

Nigeria vs Uganda: Rohr reveals Super Eagles starting XI

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, is set to make at least six changes to his starting line-up to face Uganda, for their international friendly match on Tuesday. Ikechukwu Ezenwa, who was in goal for last weekend’s 1-1 draw in South Africa, will play no part in the game billed for the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta State. “We have two goalkeepers who didn’t play against South Africa, we’ll make about six changes because we…

Read More

South Africa vs Nigeria: Why I missed Super Eagles’ 1-1 draw with Bafana Bafana – Chelsea’s Aina

South Africa vs Nigeria: Why I missed Super Eagles’ 1-1 draw with Bafana Bafana – Chelsea’s Aina

On loan Chelsea player, Ola Aina has disclosed why he missed Nigeria’s 1-1 draw with South Africa in Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifying fixture at the BFN Stadium in Johannesburg. An own goal from South Africa defender, Buhle Mkhwanazi, and a strike from striker, Lebo Mothiba ensured the Super Eagles got a point against the hosts. Speaking to OwnGoalNigeria, the 23-year-old said he did not play against the Bafana Bafana because he…

Read More

South Africa vs Nigeria: Rohr names four players Super Eagles will miss in 2019 AFCON clash

South Africa vs Nigeria: Rohr names four players Super Eagles will miss in 2019 AFCON clash

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has identified Shehu Abdullahi, Wilfred Ndidi, Francis Uzoho and Odion Ighalo as players that his side will miss when they tackle South Africa on November 17 in a 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifying fixture. Nigeria will clash with the Bafana Bafana at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Saturday. According to Rohr, Abdullahi had suspension, while Ndidi, Ighalo and Uzoho are all injured. Gernot Rohr’s men head…

Read More

South Africa vs Nigeria: NFF opens up on why Moses retired from Super Eagles

South Africa vs Nigeria: NFF opens up on why Moses retired from Super Eagles

The Nigeria Football Federation has provided the real reason Chelsea forward, Victor Moses, retired from international football. Speaking through its second Vice Chairman, Shehu Dikko, the NFF said that the player told them he was retiring because of the coming of new Chelsea boss, Maurizio Sarri. Moses announced his retirement from the National team on August 2018. Dikko said that the former Wigan star had end his international career because he wanted to focus solely…

Read More

South Africa vs Nigeria: Moses reveals his expectations in 2019 AFCON qualifier

South Africa vs Nigeria: Moses reveals his expectations in 2019 AFCON qualifier

Super Eagles star, Moses Simon has revealed what he expects when Nigeria tackle South Africa in the 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifying fixture on November 17. The Levante forward says he expects Gernot Rohr’s men to defeat the Bafana Bafana at the FNB Stadium on Saturday in front of their home fans. Rohr’s men head to the game after defeating Libya 3-2 in their last game, while South Africa played 1-1 draw with…

Read More

Nigeria vs Libya: Team coordinator gives camp update

Nigeria vs Libya: Team coordinator gives camp update

Super Eagles team coordinator, Patrick Pascal has said that ‘only three’ players namely; William Troost-Ekong, Semi Ajayi and Isaac Success have arrived the team’s camp in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State ahead of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers tie against Libya on Saturday. He, however, said that some of the Eagles players are already in the county but couldn’t travel by air to Uyo as a result of the various primaries that took…

Read More

I want to play for Nigeria – Liverpool star

I want to play for Nigeria – Liverpool star

England Under-20 World Cup winner, Sheyi Ojo, has revealed that he would consider playing for the Super Eagles of Nigeria if invited. Ojo is currently on loan at French club, Reims from Liverpool. He is eligible to play for Nigeria because his parents are Nigerians. Despite representing England from under-16 to under-21 level with 43 caps, Ojo said he was willing to pitch his tent with the Super Eagles. “To be honest, I don’t know…

Read More
1 2 3 11