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Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he wants to persuade Bordeaux’s English-born forward Josh Maja to play for international football for Nigeria.

Bordeaux’s Josh Maja reacts to first career hat-trick against Nimes

Bordeaux forward Josh Maja has expressed his delight after scoring his first career hat-trick in their 6-0 thrashing of Nimes in Tuesday's Ligue 1 game.
Former Nigeria international Mutiu Adepoju has stated that invitation of players to the national team should be kept open as long as Nigerian players continue to shine at club level. Adepoju speaking in a chat with newsmen after Nigeria and Bordeaux player Josh Maja got a hattrick of goals in Bordeaux’s 6-0 thrashing of Nimes in Tuesdays night’s Ligue un clash.

Former Arsenal skipper hails Super Eagles star Josh Maja

Former Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny has tipped Girondins de Bordeaux teammate Josh Maja for greatness after seeing the explosive display of the Nigeria international against Nimes on Tuesday.
Former Nigeria international Mutiu Adepoju has stated that invitation of players to the national team should be kept open as long as Nigerian players continue to shine at club level. Adepoju speaking in a chat with newsmen after Nigeria and Bordeaux player Josh Maja got a hattrick of goals in Bordeaux’s 6-0 thrashing of Nimes in Tuesdays night’s Ligue un clash.

Mutiu Adepoju wants Josh Maja in Super Eagles squad after hat-trick against Nimes

Former Nigeria international Mutiu Adepoju has stated that invitation of players to the national team should be kept open as long as Nigerian players continue to shine at club level.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he wants to persuade Bordeaux’s English-born forward Josh Maja to play for international football for Nigeria.

Josh Maja thrilled to net first career hat-trick in Bordeaux’s 6-0 win vs Nimes

Nigeria international Josh Maja has expressed his delight after scoring his first career hat-trick in Bordeaux’s 6-0 thrashing of Nimes, in the French Ligue 1 on Tuesday night.
Former England player of Nigeria descent John Fashanu believes Gernot Rohr has not done enough to convince him that he’s the right man to lead Super Eagles to the next level.

John Fashanu questions Gernot Rohr’s technical abilities to lead Eagles to the next level

Former England player of Nigeria descent John Fashanu believes Gernot Rohr has not done enough to convince him that he’s the right man to lead Super Eagles to the next level.
Depleted Bordeaux edged in-form Monaco 2-1 at home on Sunday to claw back into the top three in Ligue 1.

Bordeaux edge 10-man Monaco to go third in Ligue 1

Already deprived of defenders Edson Mexer and Vukasin Jovanovic who were both suspended, midfielder Youssef Ait Bennasser, who could not play because he is on-loan from Monaco, Bordeaux lost centre-back Laurent Koscielny to injury on Sunday morning and winger Jimmy Briand during the warm-up.
German coach Gernot Rohr yesterday earned praises from the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare for the meritorious manner he has conducted the Super Eagles orchestra since he took the reins of the national team in 2016.

Minister gets Super Eagles skipper’s jersey for Benin victory

German coach Gernot Rohr yesterday earned praises from the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare for the meritorious manner he has conducted the Super Eagles orchestra since he took the reins of the national team in 2016.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 20, 2019, one of the Yellow Vests (Gilets Jaunes) spokespersons, Priscillia Ludosky, looks on in front of the Eiffel tower, in Paris, during a gathering to protest against the government and the police violence. On November 17, 2018, hundreds of thousands of angry French donning fluorescent jackets took to the streets across the country, beginning one of the biggest and most unusual protest movements in the country’s modern history. Twelve months after that first November 17 demonstration against social inequalities by the “gilet jaunes” (yellow vests) protesters, the numbers taking to the streets have starkly diminished, the movement is rudderless and French President can claim to have largely seen off the challenge.Eric FEFERBERG / AFP

France’s yellow vests seek show of strength for anniversary

French “yellow vest” protesters began a series of nationwide demonstrations on Saturday in a bid to show the government they can still muster support on the first anniversary of their movement.
Benin Republic head coach Michel Dussuyer has admitted the Nigeria’s Super Eagles are more superior to his side after Wednesday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo.

AFCONQ: Benin coach makes surprising confession after Nigeria’s 2-1 win

Benin Republic head coach Michel Dussuyer has admitted the Nigeria’s Super Eagles are more superior to his side after Wednesday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo.
Coach Gernot Rohr and his technical crew are expectant as 13 players breezed into Uyo, Akwa Ibom, from their respective clubs to keep a date with the AFCON qualifiers against Benin Republic.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles stars storm Uyo for Benin cracker, as Gernot Rohr awaits 10...

Coach Gernot Rohr and his technical crew are expectant as 13 players breezed into Uyo, Akwa Ibom, from their respective clubs to keep a date with the AFCON qualifiers against Benin Republic.
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.

NFF chiefs reveal one decision they will take when Rohr’s deal expires

Eggheads of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are reportedly unwilling to offer Super Eagles technical adviser Gernot Rohr a contract extension before the expiration of his current deal.
Ahmed Musa of Nigeria during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, Semifinals match between Algeria and Nigeria at Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Nigeria recall Ahmed Musa for 2021 Africa Cup qualifiers

Nigeria recalled skipper Ahmed Musa, South Africa-based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi and midfielder Mikel Agu on Monday for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho.
Lille’s Nigeria international, Victor Osimhen has received his award as French Ligue 1 player for the month of September 2019.

Victor Osimhen receives Ligue 1 Player of The Month award

Lille’s Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has received his award as French Ligue 1 player for the month of September 2019.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos government to launch massive water, rail transport system by 2020 – governor

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Monday said his administration would soon roll out massive water transport services in order to reduce over-dependence on road transportation.
Samuel Kalu had a frustrating afternoon at the Matmut Atlantique as Bordeaux bowed to a 1-0 loss against Saint-Etienne, after a late goal from Gabon's Denis Bouanga.

Samuel Kalu struggles in Bordeaux’s loss to Saint-Etienne

Samuel Kalu had a frustrating afternoon at the Matmut Atlantique as Bordeaux bowed to a 1-0 loss against Saint-Etienne, after a late goal from Gabon's Denis Bouanga.
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.
Another player with Nigerian roots has thrown his name into the hat for Super Eagles selection after CSKA Sofia winger Viv Solomon-Otabor confirmed he wanted to represent the West African nation.

Nigeria vs Brazil friendly: Gernot Rohr hands Efosa Solomon-Otabor late call-up

CSKA Sofia of Bulgaria winger Viv Efosa Solomon-Otabor has been handed a late call-up by Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr for the friendly against Brazil.
Super Eagles’ Samuel Kalu has affirmed they will be up against familiar foes on Wednesday when they face South Africa in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) quarter-final in Cairo.

Samuel Kalu out of Super Eagles vs Brazil friendly with injury

Bordeaux forward Samuel Kalu has been ruled out of Nigeria’s international friendly against Brazil on the 13th of October.

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