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Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed why Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals game at Cairo International Stadium.

Ahmed Musa, Kelechi Iheanacho out as Gernot Rohr invites 23 players for Brazil friendly

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has unveiled his 23-man list for the friendly match against five-time world champions, Brazil.
Former assistant coach of Nigeria’s senior men national football team Joe Erico has called on national team coach Gernot Rohr to hand opportunities to new players against Ukraine later today amidst a number of withdrawal due to injury in the Super Eagles list of players invited.

Gernot Rohr: I will play my best Eagles against Brazil

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr insists that the international friendly match against Brazil on October 13 in Singapore is not one to experiment with or try out new players.
Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho is displeased with his blunder that put his side under pressure in their 3-1 win over Seychelles in Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers game.

Friday Ekpo: Gernot Rohr’s comment on ‘best goalkeeper’ Francis Uzoho will not encourage competition

Former Super Eagles player, Friday Ekpo, has expressed his displeasure with Super Eagles’ coach, Gernot Rohr’s comment of Francis Uzoho, being Nigeria’s best goalkeeper.
Peter Rufai

Peter Rufai: Don’t blame Gernot Rohr for lack of top class goalkeepers in Super...

Following recent struggles for Super Eagles boss, Gernot Rohr to pick a first-choice goalkeeper for the team, former national team hero, Peter Rufai, has blamed it on lack of proper football development rather than on the German.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has no plans to sack Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr after the Africa Cup of Nations, according to the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick.

Gernot Rohr drills 22 Eagles in Dnipro ahead of Ukraine friendly

The Super Eagles have arrived in the city of Dnipro, Ukraine ahead of tomorrow’s international friendly with the senior national team of Ukraine.
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21 Super Eagles players train in Dnipro ahead Ukraine match

Twenty-one Super Eagles players train in Dnipro ahead of Ukraine international friendly match on Tuesday night (7.30pm in Nigeria).
Another Super Eagles star Henry Onyekuru pulled out of Ukraine international friendly encounter billed for September 10 in Dnipro.

Super Eagles squad storm Dnipro ahead Ukraine friendly

William Troost-Ekong and Oghenekaro Etebo are expected to lead the Super Eagles into Dnipro, Ukraine today (Saturday) ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly match with the nation’s national team.
William Troost-Ekong

Ukraine Friendly: William Troost-Ekong, Oghenekaro Etebo lead Super Eagles to Dnipro

Italy–based defender William Ekong and England–based midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo are expected to lead the delegation of Super Eagles’ playing body into Dnipro, Ukraine, on Saturday, ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly match with the host country’s senior team.
Head of the Federal Government delegation to the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (President of the Senate of the Federal Republic) has given the Super Eagles a pat on the back for their outing against Algeria on Sunday, while charging them to go all out against Tunisia on Wednesday to win the bronze medals.

Ukraine friendly: Super Eagles to depart for Kyiv September 6

Ahead of their September 10 international friendly against Ukraine, the Super Eagles will on September 6th depart Nigeria for the Ukrainian capital Kyiv.
Maduka Okoye

Ukraine friendly: Maduka Okoye thanks God for Super Eagles call up

Bundesliga second division side Fortuna Düsseldorf goalkeeper Maduka Okoye has expressed delight after getting a call up to showcase his skills with the Super Eagles.
Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho is displeased with his blunder that put his side under pressure in their 3-1 win over Seychelles in Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers game.

Francis Uzoho: Young Super Eagles squad can win 2021 Afcon title

Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho is confident the young Nigeria side can conquer the rest of the continent in future following their bronze medal finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Maduka Okoye

Gernot Rohr turn to Nigerian-German to solve goalkeeper crisis

Gernot Rohr has turned to Nigeria-German to solve Super Eagles goalkeeper crisis after the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations third-place finish in Egypt.
The day after their exquisite and efficient performance against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa Conquerors of seven-time champions and host nation Egypt) that saw them reach the semi-finals of AFCON 2019, the Super Eagles received pledges of more dollar rain from two of Africa’s richest businessmen.

Afcon: Bronze winning Super Eagles arrive Abuja

Super Eagles team that won the bronze medal of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations after beating Tunisia 1-0 in the third place match in Egypt on Wednesday landed in Abuja today.
Gernot Rohr

Afcon: Nigerians express mixed views over Gernot Rohr’s future as Super Eagles coach

Some football enthusiasts in Awka, Anambra, on Thursday expressed mixed reactions on the future of Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, with the team.
William Paul Ekong of Nigeria (c) reacts in disappointment after scoring an own goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Semifinal football match between Algeria and Nigeria at the Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019

Afcon: Inexperience and individual mistakes cost young Super Eagles

On the eve of Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against Algeria, defender Kenneth Omeruo warned his team mates not to give away free kicks on the edge of the penalty area.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon: Gernot Rohr to stick with Daniel Akpeyi against Guinea

Despite Daniel Akpeyi’s not too impressive performance in Nigeria’s opening match at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt against Burundi on Saturday, it appears Coach Gernot Rohr will stick with South Africa–based goalkeeper between the sticks for today’s crucial second group B match against the Syli Nationale of Guinea.

Afcon: Gernot Rohr not happy with Daniel Akpeyi’s dribble against Burundi

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr expressed his displeasure with Daniel Akpeyi's attempt to dribble in his own box during their opening Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) match against Burundi.

Afcon: I’m satisfied with Daniel Akpeyi – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles’ Coach, Gernot Rohr has expressed satisfaction with goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi following his clean sheet performance against Burundi on Nigeria’s opening 1-0 win at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

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Easter: Police to continue enforcement of restriction order

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Nigeria summons Chinese envoy over allegations of maltreatment of nationals in China

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Shell equips three hospitals, provides eight vehicles

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Nyesom Wike

Rivers relaxes restrictions for Easter celebrations, others

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