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Amaju Melvin Pinnick, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, has restated his backing for embattled head coach of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr despite increasing calls for the immediate dismissal of the German.

Gernot Rohr: We won’t underrate Lesotho

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have late on Monday concluded their final training session ahead of the last fixture of the group stages qualifying series for the 2022 TOTAL African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament against the Crocodiles of Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere, Lagos State.
Super Eagles German coach Gernot Rohr and the team’s captain Ahmed Musa played a role in crowning the best coach and best men’s player in Thursday’s award ceremony

Nigeria vs Lesotho: Gernot Rohr to make changes in Super Eagles’ squad

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, is set to ring the changes in today’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Crocodiles of Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.
Ahmed Musa and Samuel Chukwueze were the top performers on first day of training as the Super Eagles intensify preparation for Saturday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying tie against Benin Republic.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles prepare for fanfare with Crocodiles in Lagos

Super Eagles returned to Lagos from Benin Republic on Sunday afternoon, savouring the victory over the Squirrels that shot them to an unassailable 11 points in their 2021 AFCON qualifying group and looking forward to a colourful house party against the Crocodiles of Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos on Tuesday.
Super Eagles defender Ola Aina has declared that Nigeria won’t underrate Benin Republic when both side clash in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Saturday.

Victorious Super Eagles return to Lagos for Lesotho clash

Gernot Rohr’s Super Eagles are back to Lagos after Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Benin Republic.
Former coach of Nigeria senior national team Christian Chukwu has called for a reorganization of the Super Eagles and reevaluation of the team under the stewardship of coach Gernot Rohr after the team played another draw against Sierra Leone.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles boss names Ahmed Musa, Victor Osimhen, Francis Uzoho, 21 others for...

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has included Captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain William Ekong, goalkeeper Francis Uzoho, midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and forward Victor Osimhen in a 24-man list for this month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying battles with Benin Republic and Lesotho.
Struggling Boavista will again be without Chidozie Awaziem for today’s Portuguese league clash at home against Gil Vicente after he was suspended for accumulated bookings.

Chidozie Awaziem suspended again in Portugal

Struggling Boavista will again be without Chidozie Awaziem for today’s Portuguese league clash at home against Gil Vicente after he was suspended for accumulated bookings.
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NFF hails Super Eagles star Chidozie Awaziem at 24

The Nigeria Football Federation has congratulated Super Eagles and Boavista defender Chidozie Awaziem on his 24th birthday.
Amaju Melvin Pinnick, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, has restated his backing for embattled head coach of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr despite increasing calls for the immediate dismissal of the German.

Nduka Ugbade: Why I won’t blame Gernot Rohr

Two-time assistant coach of the Golden Eaglets, Nduka Ugbade, has said he does not buy into the coaching philosophy of Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr.
The future of Lille attacker Victor Osimhen has been thrown into doubt, with Napoli stating that the player has changed agents and must start negotiations “all over again”.

AFCONQ: Victor Osimhen absent as 16 Eagles train in Edo

The Super Eagles on Tuesday in Benin had their first training session in the last leg of preparations for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Sierra Leone.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr is satisfied with his team performance against Lesotho in Sunday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying Group L matchday-two fixture at the Setsoto Stadium, Maseru. 3

AFCONQ: Gernot Rohr expects difficult match vs Leone Stars

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr says he’s expecting Sierra Leone to give his team a difficult match on Friday.
Former Arsenal player and Nigerian midfielder Kelechi Nwakali made his La Liga debut for Huesca against Samuel Chukwueze’s Villarreal on Sunday.

Kelechi Nwakali in line to replace injured Kenneth Omeruo for Sierra Leone clash

Midfielder Kelechi Nwakali could be invited into the Super Eagles for this month’s African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone.
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on why he makes late substitutions in games.

Super Eagles coach names 23 players for AFCON qualifier vs Sierra Leone

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has called up Captain Ahmed Musa, defender William Troot-Ekong and 21 others for next month’s 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying quick-fire double against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.
Felix Owolabi has advised Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr to build his team around Napoli forward Victor Osimhen, who he described as a ‘matchmaker.’

Gernot Rohr advised to build Super Eagles around Victor Osimhen

Felix Owolabi has advised Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr to build his team around Napoli forward Victor Osimhen, who he described as a ‘matchmaker.’
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

Gernot Rohr lists Ahmed Musa, William Troost-Ekong, 23 others for Cote d’Ivoire, Tunisia friendlies

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has called up 25 players ahead of next month’s friendly matches against the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire and the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia, scheduled for Austria. Five other players have been put on standby.
Super Eagles forward Moses Simon has promised Nantes supporters that the team will bounce back from their disappointing draw against Saint Etienne.

Moses Simon relishes his first Nantes goal of the season

Super Eagles forward Moses Simon has promised Nantes supporters that the team will bounce back from their disappointing draw against Saint Etienne.
Manchester United are being linked with Porto fullback Alex Telles.

Alex Telles pushing Porto to sell him to Manchester United

Alex Telles is pushing Porto to sell him to Manchester United.

Chidozie Awaziem shines on Boavista debut vs Nacional

Nigeria’s Chidozie Awaziem made his Boavista debut in Saturday’s 3-3 draw against Nacional.
Manchester United are keen on signing Alex Telles this summer.

PSG poised to hijack Manchester United’s Alex Telles deal

Manchester United appear to be close to signing left-back Alex Telles from FC Porto, but face a potential last-minute hijacking of the deal.
Nigeria international Moses Simon has revealed that it took him time before he could adapt to life in Europe, Sportinglife.ng reports.

Super Eagles star provides boreholes for Benue community

Nantes winger Moses Simon has come to the aid of Obagaji Agatu community, local government area of Benue State by donating boreholes.
Nigeria defender Chidozie Awaziem has joined Portuguese Primeira Liga club Boavista on a one-year loan deal.

Chidozie Awaziem joins Portuguese club Boavista on loan

The versatile defender linked up with Porto from Nigeria Professional Football League club El-Kanemi Warriors in 2015.
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.

NFF: Super Falcons, Flying Eagles, Eaglets to get new coaches soon

President of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick has announced that new coaches will soon be appointed to fill up the vacant positions in the Super Falcons and other national teams.
Chidozie Awaziem has returned to Portuguese giants FC Porto for pre-season training ahead of the new campaign.

Chidozie Awaziem returns to Porto for pre-season training

Chidozie Awaziem has returned to Portuguese giants FC Porto for pre-season training ahead of the new campaign.

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