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Alex Iwobi: Super Eagles will take inspiration from friendly win over Argentina

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi says the side will take inspiration from their 4-2 win against two-time world champions Argentina in a friendly encounter last year when they take to the field against their opponents at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

World Cup: Super Eagles players get squad numbers

The Super Eagles of Nigeria’s 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup have been allocated jersey numbers.

Ola Aina, Mikel Agu on standby as Super Eagles name final 23 for World...

Nigeria have named a final 23-man squad for the World Cup with Chelsea defender Ola Aina and Mikel Agu from FC Porto placed on standby.

World Cup: Gernot Rohr names final Super Eagles squad

The duo of Ola Aina and Mikel Agu were the two players dropped as coach Gernot Rohr released his final 23-man squad for this summer’s FIFA World Cup on Sunday.

World Cup: Moses Simon to undergo final scan in London, as Gernot Rohr drops...

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday said Super Eagles’ winger, Moses Simon, would undergo one more final scan in London ahead of Nigeria’s game against England on Saturday.

World Cup: Ex-internationals ask Super Eagles players to justify selection

As more Nigerians react to the Super Eagles provisional list for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, ex-internationals, Bright Omakaro and Friday Ekpo, have advised the players to justify their selection.

World Cup: Gernot Rohr releases 30-man provisional squad

The list released on Monday included two surprises – Junior Lokosa, who has scored 18 goals in the Nigeria Professional Football League, and Simeon [Simy] Nwankwo, who scored five goals for Italian Serie A side, Crotone, in April.

World Cup: Nigeria has quality in defence – Augustine Eguavoen

Ex-Nigeria national team coach Augustine Eguavoen is happy with the quality of defenders in the Super Eagles team.

Super Eagles have made big World Cup statement with Argentina win – Solomon Dalung

The Super Eagles have made a big statement ahead of the World Cup after they stunned two-time world champions Argentina 4-2 in a friendly on Tuesday, according to sports minister Solomon Dalung.

Diego Maradona furious over Argentina defeat to Nigeria

Argentina legend, Diego Maradona, has stated his desire to return as La Albiceleste coach after their Tuesday’s 4-2 defeat to the Super Eagles of Nigeria in an international friendly in Krasnodar, Russia.‎

WCQ: Gernot Rohr hails NFF for Super Eagles’ success

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has hailed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the “professional and committed manner” it handled the team’s 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign.

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