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Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr backs VAR system for England friendly

The national team coach of Nigeria, Gernot Rohr, has backed the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system for the international friendly between the Super Eagles and England.

Video technology to be used for Super Eagles vs England World Cup warm-up

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick has announced the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be used during next month’s high profile pre-World Cup friendly against England at Wembley.

World Cup winner Marcel Desailly backs Nigeria ahead 2018 finals

Legendary French midfielder Marcel Desailly has tipped Nigeria to be one of the surprise teams at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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Paul Pogba: I’m the ‘most criticised player in the world’

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba claims he has gone from "the biggest transfer in the world to the most criticised player in the world".