Home Topics Daniel Akpeyi

Daniel Akpeyi

Odion Ighalo, Victor Moses, other Super Eagles’ players depart Russia in trickles

Following Tuesday’s exit of the Super Eagles from the 2018 FIFA World Cup, members of the team have been leaving their Essentuki Camp Base in Russia in trickles.

Skipper Mikel Obi backs young Francis Uzoho to have a ‘great’ World Cup

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel has backed young goalkeeper Francis Uzoho to have a great experience at the 2018 Fifa World Cup.

World Cup: I didn’t see myself here six months ago – Francis Uzoho

Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho says he is still learning as he admitted he is surprised at what he has achieved in the lat eight months.

Gernot Rohr not bothered by Super Eagles ‘underdog’ status

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is unfazed at the ‘underdog’ tag given his team following their not-too-impressive performances in their pre-World Cup friendlies.

Nigeria’s goalkeeper, defence worry fans ahead World Cup

Football fans in Ebonyi have raised alarm over the performances of Super Eagles’ first choice goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho, and the entire backline as the team prepares for the Russia 2018 World Cup.

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.

Francis Uzoho unhappy despite fine performance against England

Goalkeeper of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Francis Uzoho has given his views on Nigeria’s 1-2 loss to England in yesterday’s international friendly game decided at the new Wembley stadium.

Gernot Rohr hints Francis Uzoho is Super Eagles’ Number One in Russia

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has once again made a bold goalkeeping call and insisted that Deportivo La Coruna safe hands, Francis Uzoho, will be the man between the sticks when 2018 FIFA World Cup gets underway in Russia.

NFF confirm 25 Super Eagles for London

The Nigeria Football Federation have confirmed that injured Moses Simon is on the way to London with the other 24 Super Eagles who survived the cut on Wednesday.

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.

Francis Uzoho gets Gernot Rohr backing to be Super Eagles No 1 at World...

The 19-year-old Uzoho has kept the country’s four friendlies and Rohr said this could be an indication he will be first choice in Russia.

Super Eagles goalie Daniel Akpeyi may be shock exclusion from World Cup

South Africa-based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi may be a shock omission from the World Cup as officials informed that coach Gernot Rohr will announce the players he will drop from his 30-man provisional squad.

World Cup goalkeeper’s choice should be on current form, confidence

Ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup in Russia, Nigerians have advised Coach Gernot Rohr to be guided by current form in selecting Nigeria’s first-choice goalkeeper.

Super Eagles step up training as John Ogu joins up

The Super Eagles have intensified their preparations for the World Cup in Russia today in Uyo with strikers Odion Ighalo and Simeon Nwankwo catching the eye, while Israel-based midfielder John Ogu was the latest player to join the training camp.

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 should have included Junior Ajayi, Efe Ambrose in Super Eagles...

Former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia has decried the exclusion of Al Ahly striker Junior Ajayi from Nigeria’s provisional World Cup squad.

Recent Stories

Women Arise: Criminalise vote-buying to prevent recurrence in Osun election

An NGO, Women Arise for Change Initiative, says the act of vote-buying should be criminalised as it could rob Nigerians of genuine and quality representation in government.
Nigeria international Alhassan Ibrahim ‘Muazzam’

Ibrahim Alhassan: I want to help CD Nacional win trophies

Nigeria midfielder, Ibrahim Alhassan, says that he is looking forward to having a successful time with his new Portuguese club, CD Nacional.

SGF: President Buhari engages critical stakeholders for solutions to nation’s challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night met with members of Parliamentary Support Group as part of efforts to build synergy, consensus on national issues to find solutions to socio-economic and security challenges facing the country.

Nigeria’s Alex Iwobi shifts focus to 2019 Nations Cup

Nigeria and Arsenal striker Alex Iwobi believes the Super Eagles will learn from their disappointing 2018 FIFA World Cup showing.

2019: Governor Dankwambo won’t step down for anyone – Group

The North-East zonal campaign organisation for Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo’s Presidential ambition has denied any insinuation that their principal would step down for a candidate.