Tag Archives: Zambia

Nigeria vs Zambia: What I did after scoring for Super Eagles – Alex Iwobi

Arsenal forward, Alex Iwobi has revealed that he “almost cried” after scoring Nigeria’s winner against Zambia in 2018 World Cup qualifying game against Zambia on October 7. The 21-year-old scored the only goal against the Chipolopolo that sent the Super

Nigeria vs Zambia: FIFA rejects Chipolopolo’s protest over disallowed goal

FIFA has thrown out Zambia’s protest, regarding the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Nigeria on October 7 in Uyo. The Super won the match 1-0 and qualified for their third straight World Cup, with a match to spare in African

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 Rohr told Iwobi before he came on against Zambia

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has revealed the chat he had with Alex Iwobi, before he replaced Moses Simon, in their 1-0 win over Zambia last weekend. Iwobi was left out of the starting line-up by Rohr,

Nigeria vs Zambia: Super Eagles to celebrate qualification with customized champagne [PHOTO]

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has produced customized champagne bottles, in anticipation of the Super Eagles’ victory over Zambia, in a 2018 World Cup qualifier on Saturday. Nigeria need all three points, to guarantee a spot at next year’s tournament

Nigeria vs Zambia: Ezenwa to start in goal, Rohr to decide between Iwobi, Moses

Head coach of the Super Eagles, has given a clear hint of what his team selection will look like, when they take on Zambia in a 2018 World Cup qualifier on Saturday. In their closed-door training on Friday, Rohr lined

Nigeria vs Zambia: What fans must do – Super Eagles security adviser

Senior Security Advisor to the Super Eagles, CP Garba Umar, has urged football fans to conduct themselves as they throng Uyo to watch the team’s World Cup qualifier against Zambia on Saturday. The Police Commissioner made the appeal when he

Nigeria vs Zambia: Rohr reveals why Super Eagles must win on Saturday

Gernot Rohr, the Super Eagles Head Coach, has vowed to win Saturday’s World Cup qualifier against the Chipolopolo of Zambia for sick goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme. Rohr said the Eagles were driven to win for Ikeme, who was outstanding when both

Nigeria vs Zambia: How Rohr will pick Super Eagles’ starting line-up

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has explained how he will pick his starting line-up, against Zambia in a 2018 World Cup qualifier on Saturday. Rohr had earlier said he already had an idea of those he expects

Nigeria vs Zambia: Chipolopolo goalkeeper Mweene, striker Daka injured

Zambia are sweating on the fitness of two of their key players, after both players pulled out of their morning training session in Abuja on Thursday. The Chipolopolo had their first training session in Abuja before heading to Uyo, the

Nigeria vs Zambia: Odion Ighalo reveals his motivation

Nigerian forward, Odion Ighalo has revealed his motivation ahead of the crunch World Cup qualifier against Zambia on Saturday in Uyo. The former Watford striker said “playing in the World Cup” is his motivation, not lining his pocket with the

Nigeria vs Zambia: Nothing will stop us from beating Super Eagles – Chipolopolo coach, Nyirenda

Zambia coach, Wedson Nyirenda, has declared that he sees his team winning the match against Nigeria on Saturday, adding that the absence of some of his key players for the must-win 2018 World Cup qualifying match will not deter his

Nigeria vs Zambia: I won’t encourage my son to break camp rules – Iwobi’s father

Alex Iwobi’s father, Chuka, has explained why his son missed Tuesday’s Super Eagles training session, ahead of Nigeria’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia on Saturday. Iwobi, who plays for Arsenal in England, was one of only five players who

Nigeria vs Zambia: Chipolopolo arrive in Abuja

The Zambian national team, have arrived in Abuja, ahead of Saturday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Nigeria, at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo. They will spend the night in Abuja, where they will be lodged at the prestigious Bolton