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…

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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…

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Ademola Lookman, Arnold Danjuma’s likely first games for Nigeria revealed

Ademola Lookman, Arnold Danjuma’s likely first games for Nigeria revealed

England Under-21 star Ademola Lookman and Netherlands former youth team star, Arnold Groeneveld Danjuma, may line up for the Super Eagles next month, NFF source has claimed. A top source in the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, confirmed to OwnGoal the intention of the football house to cap the duo when Nigeria play Libya in back-to-back African Cup of Nations, AFCON, 2019 Qualifiers. Lookman represented England at various youth levels but he has now reportedly pledged…

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Libya vs Nigeria: 2019 AFCON qualifier moved to Tunisia

Libya vs Nigeria: 2019 AFCON qualifier moved to Tunisia

The Super Eagles will now face Libya in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture on October 14, at a yet to be named venue in Tunisia. The game was initially scheduled to be played in Algeria. According to a report in the Libyan Observer, the idea of playing the game in Algeria was put forward by head coach of the team, Adil Amrouche. Amrouche, who is an Algerian by birth, was hoping to…

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England manager, Southgate speaks on Ademola Lookman choosing to play for Super Eagles

England manager, Southgate speaks on Ademola Lookman choosing to play for Super Eagles

England manager, Gareth Southgate has said they are doing everything possible to stop Ademola Lookman from switching allegiances to play for Nigeria. The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) are confident they can tempt the Everton winger, even though he is a regular for the Three Lions’ Under-21 side. London-born Lookman is eligible to play for the Super Eagles through his parents. But Southgate remains confident they can keep the 20-year-old, who had an impressive spell on…

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Nigeria vs Libya: Super Eagles to play 2019 AFCON qualifier in Kaduna

Nigeria vs Libya: Super Eagles to play 2019 AFCON qualifier in Kaduna

Nigeria will take on Libya in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on October 13 at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna. CompleteSports reports that head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, is satisfied with the facilities after inspection and the Confederation of African Football (CAF), have already been informed of the venue. “I want to inform you that there is no issue about the venue for our match against Libya because we…

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Liberia vs Nigeria: All you need to know, probable starting XI, TV schedule

Liberia vs Nigeria: All you need to know, probable starting XI, TV schedule

The Super Eagles, will on Tuesday evening take on their Liberian counterparts in an international friendly match in Monrovia. The friendly, billed for the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex, was arranged in honour of the country’s president and 1995 FIFA World Player of the Year, George Weah. Nigeria’s head coach, Gernot Rohr, has already named an 18-man squad for the game. Kick off is 7pm West African time. In Nigeria, the game can be transmitted…

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Seychelles vs Nigeria: NFF speaks on match, Victor Moses returning to Super Eagles

Seychelles vs Nigeria: NFF speaks on match, Victor Moses returning to Super Eagles

The first Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi has said that he hopes that Chelsea winger, Victor Moses will change his mind and return to the Super Eagles ahead of Nigeria’s clash with Seychelles in the AFCON qualifiers. Recall that Moses retired from international football two weeks ago. Akinwunmi, who is also the chairman of Lagos State Football Association, disclosed this while speaking with sports journalists in Abuja on Wednesday….

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EPL: What Ronaldo told me – Chelsea star, Tammy Abraham

EPL: What Ronaldo told me – Chelsea star, Tammy Abraham

Nigerian born England Under 21 star, Tammy Abraham, has thanked Brazilian icon, Ronaldo for passing on some “wise words” to him. The 20-year-old Abraham, is hoping to stay at Chelsea this season and break into Maurizio Sarri’s first-team plans. He spent last season on loan at Swansea where he scored five Premier League goals across the 2017/18 campaign. Tottenham attempted to sign Abraham in the final hours of the summer transfer window, lodging a £25million…

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Obi Mikel speaks on retirement after Moses dumped Super Eagles

Obi Mikel speaks on retirement after Moses dumped Super Eagles

Super Eagles midfielder, Mikel Obi has said he was not thinking of retiring from the national team. This was following the retirement of Victor Moses last week. There has been talks about the captain following in the foot steps of Moses but his intermediary told Owngoal that such move is presently not part of the players’ future plans. “Mikel is not done yet with the national team. He will still play for Nigeria for the…

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