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President Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles On AFCON Qualification

(File) President Buhari watching home-based Super Eagles’ football match against Angola in January 2018.   President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria on their qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Special Adviser to the

AFCON qualifier: Fans hail Eagles

Super Eagles Ebonyi football fans on Wednesday commended the Super Eagles’ 3-2 victory over the Mediterranean Knights of Libya in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Tuesday night in Sfax, Tunisia. The fans expressed their satisfaction with the

AFCON qualifiers: Owolabi, Ekpo laud Super Eagles over 4-0 victory

Super Eagles Felix Owolabi, an ex-international, has commended the Super Eagles of Nigeria for resoundingly defeating the Mediterranean Knights of Libya in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier played in Uyo. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Odion

Super Eagles will not underrate Libya – Rohr

Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, says his team will play to win and will not underrate the Mediterranean Knights in Saturday’s AFCON qualifier. Rohr told newsmen in Uyo on Thursday, that the Libyans have a

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi, coach Rohr disagree on Luka Modric

Luka Modric Coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, John Mikel Obi and Coach Gernot Rohr disagreed on whether Croatian Luka Modric should be crowned as Best FIFA Player of the year. Modric was Rohr’s first choice, according to the details of

AFCON 2019: Super Eagles Beat Seychelles 3-0

Nigeria’s forward Ahmed Musa and teammates celebrate their victory at the end of the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Iceland at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd on June 22, 2018. PHOTO: Mark RALSTON /

Gallant Super Eagles Out Of World Cup, Argentina Progress

Argentina’s forward Lionel Messi (C) and Nigeria’s midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo vie for the ball.Photo: GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP Nigeria are out of the World Cup after failing to overcome Argentina in their Group D clash at the St Petersburg Stadium.

LIVE UPDATES: Nigeria 0-1 Argentina (2nd H) – Super Eagles Fight For World Cup Progress

Argentina’s forward Lionel Messi (C) dribbles past Nigeria’s defender Leon Balogun (L) and Nigeria’s midfielder Onyinye Ndidi (R) during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Argentina at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg

‘I’m Proud Of Your Indomitable Spirit’: Buhari Praises Super Eagles

  President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their victory over the national team of Iceland in their second match at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup on Friday. The President in a statement by his Special Adviser

World Cup Live: Nigeria 1-0 Iceland – Super Eagles Chase First Victory

Nigeria’s forward Ahmed Musa (L) vies with Iceland’s midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Iceland at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd on June 22, 2018. NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP  

Super Eagles Need More Solid, Experienced Players – Fashanu

Former Professional Footballer, John Fashanu says the Super Eagles need more experienced and older players to represent Nigeria in major competitions. Fashanu said this on Monday when he appeared as a guest on Channels Television breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily. He

Rohr hails Eagles’ preparation in Austria

Nigeria Super Eagles arrive Russia. Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr said his players had a very good preparation in Austria ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The Super Eagles were camped at the Avita Resort in Bad Tatzmanndsdorf, Austria,

Obaseki urges Eagles

Edo State  Governor  Godwin Obaseki has  urged  the  Super Eagles to strive to win the World Cup in Russia. Obaseki believes  Nigeria have what it takes to win the tournament. “The team has our support and we are hopeful that

Russia 2018: Rohr Releases Super Eagles Final World Cup List

The Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has finally released his 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Having already trimmed down the provisional squad to 25 before the England friendly, Rohr was left with the decision of