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Maduka Okoye has expressed delight after making his Super Eagles debut during the high profile friendly between Nigeria and Brazil which ended 1-1 inside the National Stadium in Singapore at the weekend.

Gernot Rohr tips Maduka Okoye to flourish with Super Eagles

Super Eagles’ Chief Coach Gernot Rohr has thrown his weight behind Fortuna Dusseldorf’ Club of Germany’s goalkeeper Maduka Okoye to excel in Eagles’ colours in the absence of injured Eagles’ first-choice goalkeeper Francis Uzoho.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been ruled out of action for the next six months after suffering an injury during the Brazil versus Nigeria friendly which held in Singapore last Sunday.

Ike Shorunmu: Francis Uzoho’s injury setback for Super Eagles

Uzoho is facing a six-month lay-off after rupturing ligaments in his knee during Sunday’s 1-1 friendly draw with Brazil in Singapore. He will subsequently miss Nigeria’s 2021 AFCON qualifying games against the Benin Republic and Lesotho in November.

Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.
Mother of Super Eagles head coach Madam Elisabeth Rohr will be laid to rest next week in France. Nigeria national team head coach Gernot Rohr said his late mum would be buried in France next week.

Super Eagles coach to inter mum next week

Mother of Super Eagles head coach Madam Elisabeth Rohr will be laid to rest next week in France.
Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr on Saturday in Singapore told the media that he is preparing three-time African champions Nigeria for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Benin Republic and Lesotho, rubbishing claims by a journalist on social media that he wants to quit the job.

Gernot Rohr fine-tunes Eagles list for Benin, Lesotho qualifiers

Coach Gernot Rohr has said that the squads that played the friendly games against Ukraine and Brazil will be considered for next month’s African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin Republic and Lesotho.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has no plans to sack Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr after the Africa Cup of Nations, according to the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick.

Gernot Rohr rues Francis Uzoho’s injury

The Super Eagles’ 1-1 draw against Brazil has given Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, some confidence and the German believes this would surely reflect in the team in their next competitive matches.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been ruled out of action for the next six months after suffering an injury during the Brazil versus Nigeria friendly which held in Singapore last Sunday.

Francis Uzoho set for long term injury lay-off

Francis Uzoho is set for a long period on the sidelines after sustaining an injury in Nigeria’s 1-1 stalemate against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly.
The Golden Eaglets scored four goals within 25 minutes of play and one more in the second half to ensure a 5-1 victory over Guatemala on Tuesday.

Manu Garba to submit Eaglets World Cup final squad Wednesday

Federation of International Football (FIFA) will get the final team list of the Golden Eaglets on Wednesday ahead of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.
Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr: Nigeria, Senegal can be world’s best

Super Eagles German coach Gernot Rohr is confident that Nigeria and Senegal will in no distance future shake the foundation of world’s football after their identical results (1-1) in their game against five-time world champions, Brazil in Singapore.
Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho is displeased with his blunder that put his side under pressure in their 3-1 win over Seychelles in Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers game.

Francis Uzoho doubtful for Benin qualifier after knee ligament injury

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr revealed that first-choice keeper, Francis Uzoho, may have been ruled out of next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Benin Republic.
Victor Moses

Chelsea coach Frank Lampard keen on recalling Victor Moses in January

Chelsea coach Frank Lampard is reportedly keen on recalling former Super Eagles winger Victor Moses from Fenerbahce in the January transfer window.
The Nigeria Football Federation has hinted it wants to follow up the international friendly, arranged for the Super Eagles, against Five-time World Champions, Brazil, with another grade A friendly with an African team.

Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium to host Super Eagles vs Benin Republic

The last game the Eagles hosted in Nigeria was on June 8 which was an international friendly game against the Warriors of Zimbabwe played at the Stephen Keshis Stadium in Asaba and since then, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been shopping for a new venue following complaints about the quality of the pitch in Asaba.
Maduka Okoye has expressed delight after making his Super Eagles debut during the high profile friendly between Nigeria and Brazil which ended 1-1 inside the National Stadium in Singapore at the weekend.

Super Eagles debut delights Maduka Okoye

Maduka Okoye has expressed delight after making his Super Eagles debut during the high profile friendly between Nigeria and Brazil which ended 1-1 inside the National Stadium in Singapore at the weekend.
Football fans have hailed the performance of Joe Aribo in Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly in Singapore.

Ben Iroha: Super Eagles showed character, organization against Brazil

Ben Iroha, a former Nigerian international, has spoken positives of Super Eagles performance against Brazil in an international friendly match on Sunday in Singapore.
Football fans have hailed the performance of Joe Aribo in Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly in Singapore.

Super Eagles players’ reacts after draw with Brazil

Super Eagles played an impressive and entertaining 1-1 draw with Brazil in a friendly encounter at the Singapore National Stadium on Sunday.g
Mikel Obi and Odion Ighalo

Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles yet to replace Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo

Nigeria’s friendly against Brazil will be a good test for the Super Eagles ahead of the team’s 2021 AFCON qualifiers next month, says Head Coach Gernot Rohr.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed why Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals game at Cairo International Stadium.

Gernot Rohr rubbishes talk he wants to quit

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr on Saturday in Singapore told the media that he is preparing three–time African champions Nigeria for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Benin Republic and Lesotho, rubbishing claims by a journalist on social media that he wants to quit the job.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has no plans to sack Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr after the Africa Cup of Nations, according to the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick.

Gernot Rohr to see out current Super Eagles contract

Nigeria’s German head coach Gernot Rohr has hinted he will see out his contract amid concerns he could quit the team.

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