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Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has been left out of tomorrow’s all-important CAF Confederation Cup semifinal second leg match at Raja Casablanca of Morocco.

Aloy Agu: Why Ikechukwu Ezenwa was picked ahead of Daniel Akpeyi against South Africa

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.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Nigeria can count on me

Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has assured the country he will give his best should he be handed the opportunity to start in goal for the Super Eagles against home team South Africa in today’s important 2019 AFCON.
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.
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AFCON: Ahmed Musa to lead Super Eagles attack against Bafana Bafana

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.

AFCON: Gernot Rohr picks Daniel Akpeyi to start in goal for Super Eagles against...

The Super Eagles coach was to choose in-form Akpeyi ahead of Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Theophilus Afelokhai for the decisive clash.
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Theophilus Afelokhai: I’ve always been top of my game

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 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.

AFCON: Flight hitch delays Kelechi Iheanacho’s arrival in camp

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.
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.
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Super Eagles arrive Abuja from Seychelles

The Super Eagles of Nigeria arrived in Abuja from Seychelles enroute Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Monday ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly clash against Liberia.

Gernot Rohr invites five home-based stars for Liberia friendly

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, has handed invitation to five home-based players for Tuesday’s international friendly encounter against Liberia in Monrovia.
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.

AFCON: Coach Gernot Rohr names Ogenyi Onazi, Ahmed Musa, 22 others for Seychelles

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.

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.

Dele Ajiboye: I will fight to be at World Cup

Plateau United goalkeeper Dele Ajiboye has said he will do his best in the Super Eagles training camp so as to make the final cut to the World Cup in Russia.

World Cup: Kano Pillars’ Junior Lokosa in as Gernot Rohr names Super Eagles’ provisional...

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: Alloy Agu in South Africa to train Daniel Akpeyi for 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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