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Algeria vs Nigeria: New coach reveals what they will do against Super Eagles

Newly appointed Algeria coach, Rabah Madjer, has promised that his team will play for pride, when they take on Nigeria in their last 2018 World Cup qualifying fixture on November 10. The Desert Foxes are out of the running, after

Algeria vs Nigeria: Rohr leaves Echiejile out of 2018 World Cup qualifier

Elderson Echiejile won’t be in Nigeria’s squad for the dead rubber 2018 World Cup qualifiers in ‎Algeria next month, head coach Gernot Rohr has revealed. The Super Eagles are already through to the tournament in Russia, after beating Zambia 1-0

Algeria vs Nigeria: Desert Warriors name Rabah Madjer as new coach

The Algerian Football Federation has confirmed Rabah Madjer as the new head coach of their national team. Madjer, who has previously managed the Desert Warriors in 1993, 1999 and 2002, becomes their fifth coach in three years. He replaces Lucas

Russia 2018: Nigeria can win World Cup – Pinnick

The President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has given reasons Nigeria can lift the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The NFF boss said in the light of the preparations the association is putting in place the Super Eagles will

Algeria vs Nigeria: Rohr wants Super Eagles to finish 2018 World Cup qualifiers unbeaten

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has said that he is eyeing a win against Algeria, even though his team has already qualified for the 2018 World Cup. Nigeria became the first African nation to qualify for next

Algeria vs Nigeria: Desert Foxes to name new coach on Thursday

Former Algeria star, Rabah Madjer, is expected to be named as the country’s new coach by the Federation of Algerian Football (FAF) on Thursday. Although the former Desert Foxes skipper was coy about his imminent appointment when quizzed by reporters

2018 World Cup: Gernot Rohr reveals only reason Nigeria may not do well in tournament

Nigerian senior national team coach, Gernot Rohr has identified the only thing that may stop the Super Eagles from doing well in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The coach warned against another pay strike at the World Cup if

Algeria vs Nigeria: FIFA confirms match officials for 2018 World Cup qualifier

FIFA has picked Gabonese and Bukina Faso officials as centre and assistant referees for 2018 World Cup qualifier between Algeria and Nigeria on November 11. Federation of Algeria Football (FAF) confirmed on their official website, that Mr Eric Arnaud Otogo

We support call for restructuring Nigeria – CAC president

Bayo Akinloye and Peter Dada The factional President of the Christ Apostolic Church, Abraham Akinosun, has called on the Federal Government to come up with a new constitution that will be acceptable to most parts of the country. The church

Messi names match against Nigeria among his favourite games for Argentina

Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, has picked a match against Nigeria, as one of his favourites for his country. Messi revealed this shortly after netting a hat-trick against Ecuador, which qualified Argentina for the 2018 World Cup. He has played against

Nigeria vs Zambia: How Super Eagles players shared their bonus with Ikeme

Players and officials of the Super Eagles, gave a share of the bonus they were paid for beating Zambia 1-0, to goalkeeper Carl Ikeme, who is presently down with acute Leukaemia. This was revealed by head coach, Gernot Rohr, in

What I will tell Tammy Abraham on switch to Nigeria – Alex Iwobi

Arsenal forward, Alex Iwobi has expressed his willingness to convince Swansea City striker, Tammy Abraham to pledge his allegiance to Nigeria. 19-year-old Abraham has been courted by the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, to make a switch to the Super Eagles

2018 World Cup: Arsene Wenger congratulates Nigeria

Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has congratulated Nigeria for qualifying for the World Cup. He wished them a great moment at the event. Nigeria confirmed their place in Russia when Arsenal forward, Alex Iwobi came off the bench to score the

How former England manager, Hodgson tried to stop Iwobi at airport ahead of Nigeria debut

It has emerged that former England manager, Roy Hodgson, tried to stop Alex Iwobi from making his international debut for Nigeria last year. Iwobi made his competitive bow for Nigeria in their 2017 AFCON qualifier against Egypt in Kaduna. This