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Super Eagles’ goalkeeper trainer Aloy Agu has come out to reveal the major reasons why Enyimba FC goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa was picked ahead of Chippa United FC goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi for Nigeria’s crucial 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying natch against host the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Johannesburg on Saturday.
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.
Ahmed Musa looks set to lead the Super Eagles attack in the absence of injured Odion Ighalo with Chippa United’s Daniel Akpeyi also set to start against South Africa Saturday.
The Super Eagles coach was to choose in-form Akpeyi ahead of Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Theophilus Afelokhai for the decisive clash.
Theophilus Afelokhai has shut down talks he has only just deserved the invitation to the Super Eagles after a fine season with Enyimba in the CAF Confederation Cup.
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.
Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho failed to arrive Nigeria yesterday as earlier expected as he missed his flight on Sunday. He’s however likely to join the Uyo camp on Tuesday.
Isaac Success is among 24 players invited for the Super Eagles’ double-take 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Libya.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, has handed invitation to five home-based players for Tuesday’s international friendly encounter against Liberia in Monrovia.
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.
Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has released a list of 24 Nigeria senior players who will do battle for the three points in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles in Victoria on September 7.
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.
Kano Pillars’ Junior Lokosa, who has a knack to score at least a goal in every two matches, is among the 30 players listed by Super Eagles’ manager Gernot Rohr in Nigeria’s provisional list for the Russia 2018 World Cup.
NFF president Amaju Pinnick has disclosed that Super Eagles goalkeeper trainer Alloy Agu will be in South Africa to train Chippa United No.1 Daniel Akpeyi.
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The Police in Delta State has vowed to track down killers of the Delta State University (DELSU) student, Elizino Joshualia Ogege who was gruesomely murdered by persons suspected to be ritual killers.
Businessman, Femi Otedola, on Wednesday, revealed that a former House of Representatives member, Farouk Lawan, demanded a $500,000 bribe from him to remove his company, Zenon Petroleum and Gas Limited from the list of oil companies allegedly involved in fuel subsidy fraud.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised a N100 million reward to anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of those that killed Malam Yusuf Adabenege, his Special Adviser on Culture and Tourism.
The Kogi state government on Wednesday countered the claims of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators (ALTON) over the shutting down of facilities in the State, saying the action was based on court orders.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday accused George Soros of aiding a jailed Turkish philanthropist facing hugely controversial charges of seeking the overthrow of the government, describing the Hungary-born American billionaire as a "famous Hungarian Jew".
Liverpool’s Premier League statistics this season make for impressive reading but the focus should be on delivering trophies at Anfield, according to midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum.
Officials of the Nigerian Army on Saturday were caught on camera shooting sporadically and assaulting traders at CMS area of Lagos Island.
Speaking further on OJukwu’s memorial, the Biafra leader disclosed that the widow of the late Nkemba, Iyom Bianca Ojukwu and other important personalities would grace the occasion.
Bukola Saraki: Nigerians waiting to see how Muhammadu Buhari will handle allegations against Adams...
Senate President Bukola Saraki says Nigerians are eagerly waiting to see how President Muhammadu Buhari will handle allegations against Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The leaders of France and Germany met in Berlin on Sunday to jointly remember the victims of European wars, presenting also a united front in countering global turmoil stoked by the mercurial US President Donald Trump.