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Napoli could enter a legal battle with NFF over Victor Osimhen

Napoli are threatening legal action against the NFF as they believe Osimhen is unfit to feature in the tournament. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is in a tug of war with Napoli over featuring Victor...
Jose Pereiro

Ahead of AFCON 2021, Super Eagles appoint Jose Peseiro as new coach

The NFF has announced a new coach to replace Gernot Rohr permanently. Jose Peseiro will resume his position after the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) is just a few...
Eguaveon

Eguavoen loses sleep over fans expectations for the Super Eagles

  Super Eagles coach Augustine Eguavoen confesses to losing sleep over the Super Eagles. The interim coach will lead the team to Cameroon amid plenty of expectations. Every day brings us closer to the Africa Cup of...
Musa

Nigeria name Musa, Ndidi, Osimhen, 25 others in 28-man final list for AFCON 2021

Head Coach Augustine Eguavoen has named his 28-final list of the Super Eagles of Nigeria for the 33rd AFCON taking place in Cameroon 9th January – 6th February 2022, with Captain Ahmed Musa, midfield...
Mourinho

NFF reportedly spoke with Jose Mourinho about Super Eagles boss

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) see Jose Mourinho as a target for the next Super Eagles boss. NFF president Amaju Pinnick claims to have spoken with the Portuguese about taking the job. The Super Eagles of...
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Maduka Okoye sets AFCON title as Super Eagles target

Super Eagles goalkeeper Maduka Okoye is confident of Nigeria’s chances in Cameroon. Okoye said the target is to win the title last won in 2013. Nigeria last won the Africa Cup of Nations in 2013 when...
Osimhen 2021

Osimhen reassures Nigerians of availability for AFCON

Victor Osimhen has assured Nigerians that he will be available for the Africa Cup of Nations starting next month. The Napoli striker made this known via his Twitter account on Tuesday. With the dust of whether...
Onuachu

Hamstring injury deals another blow to Paul Onuachu

Augustine Eguavoen will be without Paul Onuachu after suffering a hamstring injury on Sunday. The gangling striker scored in the 1-1 draw between his side Genk and Royal Antwerp before leaving the pitch in the...
Okoye 2021

Okoye back in action as Super Eagles prepare for AFCON

Maduka Okoye returned to action on Saturday from a shoulder injury in a 2-2 draw with Vitesse Arnhem. The 22-year-old goalkeeper has in recent years cemented his place as Nigeria’s number one goalkeeper. The handlers of...
Eguaveon

Eguavoen to add five more names to Nigeria’s provisional squad

Augustine Eguavoen has revealed that five more names will be added to the 40-man list already sent to CAF. Kelechi Nwakali and Akinkunmi Amoo are two players rumored to be among the five new players. The...
Aribo-2

NFF clears Rangers for Nigerian trio in the Old Firm derby

The NFF has allowed Rangers to keep three Nigerian players till they play against Celtic on January 2. It means that Aribo, Balogun and Bassey (if invited) will arrive at the Super Eagles camp at...
Osimhen

Eguavoen receives big boost ahead of AFCON

Super Eagles receive a big boost ahead of AFCON that kicks off on January 9. Reports suggest that Victor Osimhen would be fit and ready to play before the commencement of the competition. Even as the...
Pinnick-Rohr

Rohr and Pinnick clash in a war of words

Gernot Rohr has hit out at Amaju Pinnick over his claims that the Super Eagles under him were a step away from disaster. Speaking on a televised interview, Amaju Pinnick claimed the federation had to...
Augustine Eguavoen

Eguavoen not ready to discuss the objective for player selection to AFCON

Eguavoen to pick the final AFCON team from Rohr’s list. The Super Eagles head coach remained mum on the objectives of the Super Eagles to the tournament. The countdown to the African Cup of Nations in...
Nwakali

Nwakali hits up his mentor Eguavoen as he dreams of AFCON 2021

Kelechi Nwakali has sent out his congratulations to Augustine Eguavoen on his appointment as Super Eagles manager. The 23-year-old midfielder hopes to get a look-in for the Super Eagles trip to Cameroon in January. Following the...
Rohr 2021

Mutiu Adepoju unsure Rohr was sacked at the right time

Mutiu Adepoju expresses doubt at the timing of the termination of Gernot Rohr’s services. The former midfielder says the action was long overdue. For the past few months, perhaps years, Gernot Rohr has been a point...
Rohr Sack

Rohr fired, Eguavoen takes over on an interim basis

After protracted deliberations, the NFF has finally terminated the relationship between the Federation and Gernot Rohr. Augustine Eguavoen is appointed to take over provisionally. The Super Eagles are in a mini turmoil. Barely a month to...
Osimhen

Osimhen may return to action before AFCON

Osimhen is in a race against time to make the AFCON in January. The latest reports suggest that Osimhen is in line for early recovery and should make the tournament. Perhaps the Super Eagles of Nigeria...
Felix Agu

Agu welcomes Nigeria call-up after initial snub

After snubbing Nigeria, Agu is ready to for Super Eagles call-up The 22-year-old defender claims he didn’t snub Nigeria but wanted to be prepared for the team first. Nigeria have a plethora of talent scattered all...
Joe Aribo

EPL clubs informed what they must do to sign Aribo

Charlie Adam believes it will take a big-money transfer for Aribo to leave the Ibrox this season. The midfielder has been in impressive form for his club. The 2021/22 season has seen several Nigerians ply their...
Osimhen 2021

Nigeria handed AFCON boost as Osimhen returns to training early

After surgery three weeks ago, Victor Osimhen is making tremendous progress in his quest to return to action. The striker is already back in training despite a prognosis of a lengthy period on the sidelines. Recently,...
Calvin Bassey

Calvin Bassey dreams of AFCON with Super Eagles

Calvin Bassey has admitted he hopes to be part of the Super Eagles team to Cameroon. The youngster says he will be honoured to represent Nigeria at the 2022 tournament. The Super Eagles of Nigeria are...
emmanuel dennis

Watford may lose Emmanuel Dennis to a bigger club, claims pundit

Emmanuel Dennis is proving that he is worth a bigger stage, with chances of leaving Watford growing. There is a general belief that Watford would not pass up the opportunity to sell the Nigerian forward...
Osimhen

Osimhen is in a race to make AFON, set to return to training

Victor Osimhen is making progress after his surgery and is in line to recover in time for the African Cup of Nations. The striker has already had his stitches removed and may return to training...
Rohr Sack

NFF working on move to sack Gernot Rohr

The NFF is working on relieving Gernot Rohr of his duties before the kick-off of AFCON. The clock is ticking, and the Super Eagles are gearing up for the continents’ biggest tournament - The African...
Rohr list

AFCON: Super Eagles 40-man list to CAF confirmed by coach Gernot Rohr

Nigeria steps up preparation for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) to be held in Cameroon next month. The Super Eagles coach has confirmed a 40-man list has been submitted to CAF. With less than six...
Okoye 2021

Okoye reassures Super Eagles fans over shoulder injury

Okoye is ready to return to action as his reported shoulder injury is just a knock. The goalkeeper expects to be back in goal for Sparta soon. The Super Eagles of Nigeria boast abundant talent...
Maduka Okoye

Super Eagles’ quest to win AFCON 2021 suffers another setback

Maduka Okoye has become the latest Super Eagles player to fall to injury ahead of the African Nations Cup. Okoye adds to the Super Eagles injury list after the Victor Osimhen setback. It is barely six...
Osimhen

Osimhen gets a boost for early return to action

Victor Osimhen has received good news as he recuperates from the injury that puts him on the sidelines for a while. The injury happened in a clash of heads with Milan Skriniar in a Serie...
Super-Eagles

Playoffs draw: Super Eagles opponents to be decided in January

According to the information released by CAF, the draws for the CAF FIFA World Cup qualifiers will take place next year. The draw will take place on January 26, while the AFCON is still in...
Osimhen injured against Inter Milan

Victor Osimhen injury: Conflicting reports surround Napoli star

Victor Osimhen broke his cheekbone in a collision of heads with Inter Milan defender Milan Škriniar. Following surgery on Osimhen, Napoli has released conflicting reports on his return date. The African Cup of Nations 2022 is...
Taiwo-Awoniyi

Union Berlin coach wants Awoniyi included for Nigeria’s AFCON challenge

Taiwo Awoniyi is fighting for a place in the Super Eagles as they head for the AFCON in Cameroon next year. The prolific striker has dropped down the pecking order of Gernot Rohr’s team. The CAF...
Simy Nwankwo

Simy Nwankwo backed to regain his prolific goal-scoring form

Simy Nwankwo is currently experiencing a goal drought at Salernitana but is expected to bounce back. The Nigerian striker has managed just one goal from six starts this season. A striker’s credit remains the number and...
Osimhen Ighalo

Ighalo backs ‘hungry’ Osimhen to succeed

Ighalo has predicted that within the next three years, Osimhen would be playing in the English Premiership. The forward joined Napoli from Lille for a club-record fee of 70 million euros. Odion Ighalo was back in...
Ighalo

Ighalo refutes claims he paid his way back to the Super Eagles

Bribery claims have trailed the invitation of former Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo. However, Ighalo has refuted the accusations. He claims to have bowed to pressure from the NFF. The furore over the performance of the...
Rohr Rumor

Nigeria Football Federation deny sacking Gernot Rohr

The Nigeria Football Federation has debunked the widespread news of the sack of Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr. Social media was agog on Thursday, with the rumour of the purported disengagement of the German. https://twitter.com/owngoalnigeria/status/1461253575514984449?t=il-5QZmhx5_9oIiOKHcAeQ&s=19 Rumours were...
Rohr

Gernot Rohr explains why the Super Eagles have been lacklustre

Following the draw with Cape Verde on Tuesday, Gernot Rohr has explained why his boys failed to hit the heights. The Super Eagles managed to avoid a shock against the less fancied Cape Verde. Is there...
Rohr 2021

Gernot Rohr reportedly close to Super Eagles exit

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, is under scrutiny and may not be the man to lead the team to Qatar 2022 if they qualify, according to sources. Gernot Rohr took over as Super Eagles...
Nigeria vs Cape Verde

Super Eagles squeeze into playoff spot following Cape Verde draw

The Super Eagles survived a scare at the hands of minnows Cape Verde on Tuesday. A draw was enough to seal a place for the Nigerian team in the final round of qualifiers. On Tuesday evening,...
Rohr Ighalo

Rohr explains why Ighalo was absent against Liberia

Odion Ighalo was not in the squad in Nigeria’s 2-0 victory over Liberia at the weekend and Gernot Rohr has decided to explain why that happened. Nigeria boasts a plethora of footballers scattered across Europe....
Peter Butler, Rohr

Super Eagles receive mixed commendations from Liberia head coach

Super Eagles of Nigeria have received praise and knocks despite their 2-0 win over the Lone Star of Liberia. The Liberian coach said the Super Eagles should be doing more with the talent available to...
liberia vs nigeria

Match Report: Osimhen and Musa score as Super Eagles ease past Liberia

Two goals from Victor Osimhen and Ahmed Musa secured all three points for the Super Eagles. The Super Eagles must now avoid defeat against the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde on Tuesday, November 16, to...
Super Eagles training

Super Eagles camp in full strength ahead of Liberia clash

The Super Eagles prepare in Tangier, Morocco, for their World Cup qualifier against Liberia on Saturday. All the invited players are in camp as they prepare to wrest three points off the Lone Star...
Super Eagles training

Players arrive for camp as Super Eagles prepare for World Cup qualifier

The Super Eagles are in Morocco ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Liberia. The camp is bubbling amid the absence of Victor Osimhen, Odion Ighalo and John Noble. The World Cup qualifiers is in the...

Maduka Okoye completes transfer from Sparta Rotterdam to Watford

Maduka Okoye has enjoyed a massive leap in his career, with the player now set to ply his trade in the Premier League. Players of Nigerian descent are scattered all over Europe, with more and...

Gameweek 11 – Poor weekend for Nigerian players in the Premier League

Nigerian players fail to hit the heights in the Premier League this weekend. Only one Nigerian player saw action on the winning side. The goals seem to have dried up as Nigerian strikers in the...
Emmanuel Dennis wins Watford's September Goal of the month award

Emmanuel Dennis’ goal and assists helps Watford run riot on Everton

Emmanuel Dennis' goal and assists helps Watford run riot on Everton Watford got a win against Everton at the Goodison Park for the first time ever in a fascinating style with thanks to the heroics...

2022 Qatar WCQ: Morocco to host Liberia versus Nigeria clash

Liberian Football Association (LFA) has seen another inspection of CAF on its National Stadium suffer the disapproval to host the FIFA 2022 World Cup Qualifiers. And as such, the football association on Friday announced Tangier...

UEFA Europa League: Leon Balogun scores in Rangers first Europa League win

Leon Balogun continued his impressive scoring form on Thursday after scoring in Rangers' win against Brondby in the UEFA Europa League Group A clash. It was Rangers' first win of the campaign in the Europa...

Rohr Has Nothing To Offer Super Eagles -Igiebor

Super Eagles midfielder, Nosa Igiebor believes Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has nothing to offer the senior national.He made this known in an interview with Brila FM, where he questioned the technical know-how of...