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Riyad Mahrez has asserted that it is difficult to live with playing from the bench at Manchester City.

Riyad Mahrez: Playing from the bench at Manchester City is difficult to live with

Riyad Mahrez has asserted that it is "difficult to live with" playing from the bench at Manchester City.
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.

AFCONQ: Gernot Rohr warns Super Eagles, says Benin are ‘dangerous’

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has warned the Super Eagles players not to take the match against Benin lightly, stating that they are giant killers who eliminated Morocco from the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, adding that they have defensive qualities.
Rangers attacking midfielder Joe Aribo and six other players hit Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header against Benin Republic and Lesotho. 14

AFCONQ: Gernot Rohr lists Super Eagles youngsters likely to start

Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr has revealed that some youngsters are in contention for the starting XII ahead of Benin in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Wednesday.
Former Kaizer Chiefs defender Rudolph Seale has lavished goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi with praise following their 3-2 win over Orlando Pirates on Saturday afternoon.

AFCONQ: Gernot Rohr hints he will start Daniel Akpeyi against Benin Republic

Kazier Chiefs goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has the best chance of starting between the sticks in Nigeria's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Benin, Gernot Rohr has disclosed.
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on why he makes late substitutions in games.

Gernot Rohr: Why I makes late substitutions

Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on why he makes late substitutions in games.
Former assistant coach of Nigeria’s senior men national football team Joe Erico has called on national team coach Gernot Rohr to hand opportunities to new players against Ukraine later today amidst a number of withdrawal due to injury in the Super Eagles list of players invited.

Gernot Rohr open up on his contract situation with NFF

Super Eagles technical adviser Gernot Rohr says he’s not getting carried away with his contract situation with the Nigerian Football Federation.
Rangers attacking midfielder Joe Aribo and six other players hit Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header against Benin Republic and Lesotho. 15

AFCONQ: Super Eagles urged to get early goal against Benin Republic

Former Nigeria international Garba Lawal has warned the Super Eagles that the Squirrels of Benin Republic will be a difficult opponents when both Nations clash in Wednesday’s Group L 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
Gernot Rohr

Victor Ikpeba tells NFF to extend Gernot Rohr’s contract

Former Nigeria international Victor Ikpeba has advised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to extend the contract of Super Eagles’ coach, Gernot Rohr, for the sake of stability.
Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze feels fulfilled and excited to play for the Nigeria national team.

Samuel Chukwueze: We won’t underrate Benin

Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze said the Super Eagles cannot afford to toy with the Squirrels of Benin when both sides clash today at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on Match Day 1 towards the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted by Cameroon.
Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday. 6

U23 AFCON: Taiwo Awoniyi seals victory for Nigeria over Zambia

The Nigeria U-23 team are back in contention at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt as they romped to a 3-1 victory over their counterparts from Zambia on Tuesday.
Mohamed Salah’s introduction played a major role in Egypt defeating Guinea 3-1 in Alexandria in their final friendly before the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Sunday.

Mo Salah out of Egypt squad for qualifiers

Egypt have been dealt a massive blow after star forward Mo Salah pulled out of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Kenya and the Comoros.
Super Eagles Head Coach Gernot Rohr is pushing for CAF to postpone the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Benin Republic, earlier scheduled for November 13.

Gernot Rohr, NFF disagree on player selection

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has explained that he left out Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) players, from his squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches, because they are not fit enough.
Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday. 4

Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles back on track for Tokyo ticket — in pictures

Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday.
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Andre Ayew: Ghana must ‘die’ on the pitch against Bafana Bafana

Ghana captain Andre Ayew has rallied his troops, saying they “have to die” when they clash with South Africa in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group C qualifier in the Cape Coast on Thursday.
Rangers attacking midfielder Joe Aribo and six other players hit Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header against Benin Republic and Lesotho. 14

AFCONQ: Ex-international warns Super Eagles against complacency

Ex-international, Waidi Akanni, says Super Eagles’ 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match against Benin Republic in Uyo, Cross River, on Wednesday, is a must-win match.
Rangers attacking midfielder Joe Aribo and six other players hit Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header against Benin Republic and Lesotho. 9

AFCONQ: Joe Aribo, six others hit Super Eagles camp — in pictures

Rangers attacking midfielder Joe Aribo and six other players hit Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header against Benin Republic and Lesotho.
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.

Nigeria need certainty over Gernot Rohr future

Nigeria begin what is expected to be a smooth passage to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations this week, but do so with a shadow over the future of coach Gernot Rohr.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

AFCONQ: 14 stars in Super Eagles camp

14 players in Super Eagles camp in Uyo for Wednesday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying clash against the Squirrels of Benin.

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