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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

Ekong, Lokosa, Nwankwo impress as DR Congo hold Eagles

Idris Adesina The Super Eagles on Monday played a 1-1 draw with DR Congo in their friendly match ahead of  the Russia 2018 World Cup at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt. William Troost-Ekong  scored  for Nigeria  while  Bampunga Paau 

Eagles fail Serbia test, lose 2-0

’Tana Aiyejina Aleksandar Mitrovic’s brace gave Serbia a deserved 2-0 win over the Super Eagles at The Hive in London in their second pre-World Cup friendly on Tuesday in a match that had another goal line drama. The on-loan Fulham

Buhari Assures Super Eagles Of Support To Win World Cup

  President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Super Eagles of the needed support to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The President gave the assurance on Wednesday when he received the FIFA World Cup Trophy ahead of the

President Buhari Celebrates Super Eagles For Defeating Sudan

File Photo President Muhammadu Buhari has joined millions of football-loving Nigerians in celebrating the dogged performance of the home-based Super Eagles of Nigeria on their victory over Sudan in the semi-final of the 2018 Championship of African Nations (CHAN) in Marrakesh,

Rohr officially signs new Super Eagles deal

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, has officially put pen to paper on a two-year contract extension with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Rohr was appointed Super Eagles head Coach in August 2016 and has steered the team to the

2018 World Cup: NFF confirms five friendly matches for Super Eagles [Full schedule]

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed the dates for five friendly matches the Super Eagles will play ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The team’s itinerary was revealed on Wednesday, at a press conference to announce the

Russia 2018: Di Maria brushes Mikel-led Super Eagles aside

Argentina forward, Angel Di Maria has looked beyond the group stage of the 2018 World in Russia by insisting that Barcelona super star, Lionel Messi would win the tournament for La Albiceleste. Argentina will face Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria in

Super Eagles star, Moses ruled out for six weeks

Super Eagles winger Moses Simon has been ruled out for four to six weeks. The Nigerian international had damaged his ankle ligaments while in action for Gent in a practice match against German second division side FC Nurnberg after featuring

CHAN 2018: Super Eagles coach reacts to draw with Rwanda

Coach of the home-based Super Eagles, Salisu Yusuf, has insisted that his boys can beat any team in the African Nations Championship (CHAN) ongoing in Morocco. Nigeria began their quest to win this year’s competition, with a 0-0 draw with

Transfer news: Manchester United sign Puigmal, Super Eagles’ Odion Ighalo set for EPL return

Manchester United youngstar, Arnau Puigmal has penned a new contract with Premier league giants, Manchester United. Puigmal signed his first professional contract same week he clocked 17-year-old. The midfielder is the fourth United U18 star to sign a professional contract