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Samuel Chukwueze debuts for Super Eagles as Gernot Rohr reverts to 4-2-3-1 formation

Villarreal youngster Samuel Chukwueze will make his Super Eagles debut in today’s friendly against Uganda in Asaba just as Gernot Rohr has reverted to his usual 4-2-3-1 formation.
The Nigerian Football Federation on Friday dismissed reports of an alleged denial of visas to some Super Eagles players by the South African Embassy in Turkey, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Gernot Rohr: Injuries, suspensions mean opportunities for others

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr rues the injuries and suspension that has robbed him of four of his regulars for Saturday’s crucial 2019 AFCON qualifier against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, but is comforted that the situation has presented opportunities for some other performers to step onto the runway.

William Troost-Ekong: New Super Eagles hungry and will stun South Africa

Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong has said the Super Eagles are hungry for glory and the new players in the team are capable of surprising hosts South Africa on Saturday.

AFCON: 22 Eagles hit Asaba for Bafana clash

Stand-in Captain Ahmed Musa and 21 other players trained at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on Tuesday evening as the Super Eagles stepped into gear for Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying battle against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Johannesburg.
Kenneth Omeruo, Bryan Idowu and Samuel Chukwueze have been confirmed to hit the Super Eagles camp in Asaba on Tuesday ahead of this Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa’s Bafana Bafana.

Kenneth Omeruo, Bryan Idowu, Samuel Chukwueze hit Super Eagles camp on Tuesday

Kenneth Omeruo, Bryan Idowu and Samuel Chukwueze have been confirmed to hit the Super Eagles camp in Asaba on Tuesday ahead of this Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa’s Bafana Bafana.
Super Eagles and Arsenal ace Alex Iwobi battles Dean Furman of South Africa in an AFCON qualifier in June 2017

Gernot Rohr calls up Ahmed Musa, Kenneth Omeruo, 21 others for South Africa, Uganda...

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has called up stand-in team captain Ahmed Musa and 22 other players for preparations ahead of the senior national male football team’s two upcoming matches.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

AFCON: Gernot Rohr names 24-man squad for Libya qualifying game

Isaac Success is among 24 players invited for the Super Eagles’ double-take 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Libya.
Bryan Idowu (left) training with Lokomotiv Moscow

Bryan Idowu blames nervous start for Galatasaray defeat

Bryan Idowu has blamed a nervous start by Lokomotiv Moscow for a 3-0 pounding at Galatasaray in the UEFA Champions League.
Eagles training in Seychelles – (Lto R) – Ndidi, Omeruo, Ahmed Musa, Onyekuru, Samuel Kalu, Jamilu Collins

Samuel Kalu debuts, Awaziem in for Super Eagles after Jamilu Collins fails late fitness...

Kenneth Omeruo will play alongside Leon Balogun in central defence, while Kelechi Iheanacho will play behind top striker Odion Ighalo with Ahmed Musa and Kalu running the flanks.
Seychelles President Danny Faure

Seychelles president, vice to attend Pirates vs Super Eagles clash

President of the Republic of Seychelles, His Excellency Danny Faure and the Vice President, His Excellency Vincent Meriton will attend Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between the Pirates of Seychelles and the Super Eagles of Nigeria in Victoria.

Super Eagles roll out World Cup stars against Seychelles

The Pirates of Seychelles may be ranked a lowly 188th in the world by FIFA, but Gernot Rohr is leaving nothing to chance and so he looks set to roll out his top stars as the Super Eagles aim to win today to get their 2019 AFCON qualification campaign back on track.
Eagles training in Seychelles – (Lto R) – Ndidi, Omeruo, Ahmed Musa, Onyekuru, Samuel Kalu, Jamilu Collins

Coach Esu challenges Super Eagles to prove their worth against Seychelles

As the Super Eagles face the Pirates of Seychelles in the qualification for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Vitoria this afternoon, veteran coach, Godfery Esu, has challenged the players, particularly the newly invited ones, to use the opportunity and make a name for themselves.
Super Eagles training in Seychelles before Saturday’s AFCON qualifier

AFCON: Super Eagles begin training on Victoria beach

The Super Eagles players engaged in a Foot-Volleyball match on Tuesday evening as they began full training ahead of Saturday’s crucial 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying clash with Seychelles in Victoria.
Nigeria's forward Ahmed Musa celebrates at the end of the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Iceland at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd on June 22, 2018. Philippe DESMAZES | AFP

Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo join Super Eagles as camp bubbles for Seychelles

Al-Nassr’s Ahmed Musa and Changchun Yatai forward Odion Ighalo have joined Nigeria’s camp as the number of invited players for Seychelles increased to 18 as at lunchtime on Tuesday.

12 Super Eagles players in Victoria camp Tuesday ahead Seychelles clash

12 Super Eagles players have arrived the Savoy Hotel Resort and Spa in Victoria ahead of Saturday’s 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles.
Jamilu Collins

Super Eagles defender Jamilu Collins targets winning debut against Seychelles

Paderborn left back Jamilu Collins is looking forward to a great start with the Super Eagles squad after been called up for this Saturday’s 2019 African Cup of Nations.
Sebastian Osigwe

Gernot Rohr reignites interest in Swiss-born keeper

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has reignited his interest in Swiss-born goalkeeper Sebastian Osigwe as he broadens his search for a top-class keeper for the Super Eagles.
Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi

Mikel Obi to miss Cup of Nations qualifier

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel will miss his side’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Seychelles next month, but coach Gernot Rohr still named 16 World Cup players in his squad on Friday.

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