Tag Archives: Algeria

Onigbinde blasts NFF over FIFA’s decision to award Super Eagles’ match to Algeria

Former FIFA and CAF instructor, Adegboye Onigbinde, has lashed out at the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), after FIFA fined the federation for fielding Shehu Abdullahi against Algeria, after he was suspended for a match earlier. FIFA also awarded a 3-0

NFF reacts to FIFA’s decision to award Super Eagles’ match to Algeria

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has accepted the sanction against it by the world football governing body, FIFA. On Tuesday, FIFA fined NFF for fielding Shehu Abdullahi against Algeria, after he was suspended for a match earlier. FIFA also awarded

FIFA awards Super Eagles World Cup match to Algeria, fines Nigeria N2.17m

The World governing body, FIFA, has slammed a heavy fine on Nigeria for fielding an ineligible player against Algeria in a Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier. The disciplinary committee of the body in a statement on Tuesday slammed a princely

Algeria vs Nigeria: Why I awarded penalty against Super Eagles – Referee, Eric Otogo-Castane

Referee Eric Otogo-Castane of Gabon has provided explanation to the controversial penalty he awarded Algeria against Nigeria during last game of the group B World Cup qualifier in Constantine. Algeria forced Nigeria to a 1-1 draw, thanks to a late

Algeria vs Nigeria: Fans want erring African referees punished

Football fans in Ebonyi have urged the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to mete stiffer penalties against referees who decide outcome of matches with their biased officiating. The fans who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday

Algeria vs Nigeria: What coach Rabah Madjer said of John Ogu’s goal

The coach of the Fennecs of Algeria, Rabah Madjer has hailed the goal scored by Nigeria in the 1-1 draw on Friday. Nigeria hit the goal through a left footed effort from John Ogu, outside the eighteen yard area. It

Algeria vs Nigeria: CAF reacts to referee Otogo-Castane penalty decision against Super Eagles

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has criticised referee Eric Otogo-Castane of Gabon for awarding a late controversial penalty to Algeria in Friday’s 1-1 draw against Nigeria in the last game 2018 World. The visitors were forced to a draw

Algeria vs Nigeria: Leon Balogun speaks on captaining Super Eagles

Mainz 05 defender, Leon Balogun has said it is an honour to wear the captain armband for the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Balogun was Super Eagles captain in their final World Cup 2018 qualifiers against Algeria in Constantine on Friday.

Algeria vs Nigeria: Desert Foxes play out 1-1 with Super Eagles

The Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Desert Foxes of Algeria on Friday played out a 1-1 draw in the last game of qualifying series for Russia 2018 World Cup in Constantine. The first half of the game ended in

Algeria vs Nigeria: What Super Eagles should do – Mutiu Adepoju

Former Real Madrid player, Mutiu Adepoju has stated that it would be delightful to see Nigeria go unbeaten in the World Cup qualifying series. He shared his desire for the Super Eagles to continue their unbeaten run when they confront

Algeria vs Nigeria: Rohr’s assistant, Nabil reveals how Eagles will approach game

The Technical Assistant to coach of the Super Eagles Nabil Trabelsi has revealed how the team will handle tonight’s dead rubber World Cup qualifier against Algeria. Trabelsi said the Super Eagles will approach the game with the mindset of picking

Algeria vs Nigeria: Reps member, Omidiran speaks ahead of clash

A member of the Nigeria House of Representatives and former proprietor of women’s football club Omidiran Babes, Alhaja Ayo Omidiran, has said that whatever happens in Constantine in the dead rubber game between Nigeria and Algeria will not matter much.

Algeria vs Nigeria: What Super Eagles must avoid – Jo Bonfrere

Former Super Eagles technical adviser, Jo Bonfrere has told the players what to avoid as they file out against the Desert Foxes of Algeria on Friday. Nigeria and Algeria will lock horn today in a 2018 World Cup qualifier in

Algeria vs Nigeria: Rohr, Mikel speak ahead of World Cup tie

Captain of the Super Eagles John Mikel Obi has stated that the team is focused on finishing the 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign without a defeat. Nigeria has recorded four wins and one draw in the five games and has