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Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has dropped a hint that Chippa United goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi could be the man keeping the goals at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has listed captain Mikel Obi, midfielder Ogenyi Onazi, Victor Moses as well as Ahly forward Junior Ajayi and African Nations Championship (CHAN) star Gabriel Okechukwu in his 28-man squad to face Poland and Serbia in pre-FIFA World Cup friendly matches this month, the Nigeria Football Federation announced in a press release on Wednesday.
Daniel Akpeyi was injured in Chippa United’s 0-0 stalemate with Mamelodi Sundowns in Saturday’s South Africa Premier Soccer League encounter.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi said he was aware of the rules when he handled the ball outside the area during the first half of the friendly match between Nigeria and Argentina in Krasnodar, Russia, on Tuesday.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has invited 24 players including team captain Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and Ogenyi Onazi for the upcoming World Cup qualifier and Int’l friendly against Algeria and Argentina.
Super Eagles and Chippa United goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, is confident Nigeria will not wait till their last Group B game against Algeria before bagging their 2018 FIFA World Cup ticket.
FC IfeanyiUbah goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has confidence in himself and the other goalkeepers in the Super Eagles squad to post a good performance against Zambia here in Uyo on Saturday.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr appears to have handed back the number one spot of the Super Eagles to Chippa United ace Daniel Akpeyi, according to a report.
Super Eagles’ team Captain, Mikel John Obi, has been recalled to the team as the Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, on Tuesday, released his list of players for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying duels with Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has expressed optimism over the return of Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama to the national team but ruled him out of the crucial 2018 World Cup double-header against African champions Cameroon, scheduled for September 1 and 5 in Uyo and Yaoundé respectively.
Angry China has lodged “stern representation’’ with the U.S. condemning the President Donald Trump’s signed legislation which encourages the U.S. to send senior officials to Taiwan to meet Taiwanese counterparts and vice versa.
The United Nations on Saturday threw its support behind new elections in Zimbabwe set for July and urged the government to kickstart the African nation's economy as an "urgent priority".
China has resolved to take its harsh corruption policing tactics to the public sector in President Xi Jinping’s renewed crackdown.
The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will release a fresh timetable and schedule of activities for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye, who represents Kogi West Senatorial District.
The Senator representing Kaduna Central District, Shehu Sani, has said despite the reconciliation undertaken by a leader in the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, there is still a ‘civil and cold war’ within the party.
The suspension comes after Carragher was filmed spitting towards a father and his 14-year-old daughter from his car window.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State on Tuesday said about 1.4 million Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) were still uncollected in the state.
There is discontent among some officers and men from South-East and South-South geopolitical zones in the police over what they described as “marginalisation of our officers” from the regions in the promotion of personnel.
Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak has admitted receiving $100,000 from the state spy agency while still in office, reports said Thursday, after he faced a marathon interrogation by prosecutors over corruption allegations.
Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon has been called up by interim coach Luigi Di Biagio for friendlies against England and Argentina later this month.