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Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Gernot Rohr: We’ll invite more new players to Super Eagles for next friendly game

According to Rohr, the invitation will be for the next international friendly match to be organised for the Super Eagles on a convenient date between the competitive games during FIFA international windows of 2020.
The Super Eagles have arrived in Maseru for Sunday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against the Crocodiles of Lesotho.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles arrive in Maseru ahead Sunday’s clash with Lesotho

The Super Eagles have arrived in Maseru for Sunday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against the Crocodiles of Lesotho.g
French Ligue 1 side, Lille have congratulated Victor Osimhen for his maiden goal for the Super Eagles in Tuesday’ s friendly against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena.

AFCONQ: We must stop Victor Osimhen, Joe Aribo – Lesotho coach

Lesotho coach Thabo Senong has identified the duo of Victor Osimhen and Joe Aribo as Nigeria’s most dangerous players ahead of Sunday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture at the Setsoto Stadium, Maseru.
Nigeria came from behind to get their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign to a positive start with a 2-1 Group L win over Benin at Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo. 1

Gernot Rohr hails Super Eagles for comeback win against Benin

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has heaped plaudits on his players following their 2-1 win against the Squirrels of Benin in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo on Wednesday.
Super Eagles Head Coach Gernot Rohr is pushing for CAF to postpone the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Benin Republic, earlier scheduled for November 13.

Gernot Rohr may quit Super Eagles at contract expiration next year

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr may vacate the post next summer as the Nigeria Football Federation seems unwilling to extend his contract which will expire in June 2020.
The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

NASWE scribe, 15 others promoted as professors at University of Ibadan

The National Secretary of the Nigerian Association of Social Work Educators (NASWE), Professor James Ayanrinde Ayangunna, is among the 16 academic staff newly appointed as full-fledged professors at the University of Ibadan.
The Nigeria Football Federation has hinted it wants to follow up the international friendly, arranged for the Super Eagles, against Five-time World Champions, Brazil, with another grade A friendly with an African team.

Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium to host Super Eagles vs Benin Republic

The last game the Eagles hosted in Nigeria was on June 8 which was an international friendly game against the Warriors of Zimbabwe played at the Stephen Keshis Stadium in Asaba and since then, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been shopping for a new venue following complaints about the quality of the pitch in Asaba.
Following his penalty miss against Liberia in Sunday’s 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifying clash, Umaru Bangura’s house in Freetown, Sierra Leone, was attacked by enraged fans.

2022 WCQ: Sierra Leone fans damage national team skipper’s house after penalty miss

Following his penalty miss against Liberia in Sunday’s 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifying clash, Umaru Bangura’s house in Freetown, Sierra Leone, was attacked by enraged fans.

Journalists ‘beaten’ by presidential guards

Three journalists were “beaten” by presidential bodyguards in an attack at a football match in Sierra Leone which left one of them in hospital, a union said Monday.

Angry fans attack national team player’s house after penalty miss

Angry fans of Sierra Leone’s national football team have attacked a player’s house after he missed a decisive penalty.
“The airlift missions were executed by NAF C-130 Hercules aircraft, in furtherance of the NAF’s constitutional roles of projecting air power beyond the shores of the country as well as providing Military Aid to Civil Authority.

Nigeria donates to Mozambique, Zimbabwe flood victims

Relief materials for flood victims in Mozambique and Zimbabwe have been delivered by the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) as part of its commitment to provide military aid to civil authority. A statement by the spokesman,...

Sierra Leone school defies state ban on pregnant girls in class

When Mariatu Sesay realized she was pregnant at 14, one thing scared her more than the social isolation she felt in the classroom: Sierra Leonean law banned her from attending school at all because she was expecting.

Sierra Leone acquits football chiefs after corruption trial

Two former heads of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) were cleared of corruption charges on Monday after a high-profile case that led to a bust-up with FIFA.
A 17-year-old former pupil of Nigerian Airforce Secondary School, Ikeja, Lagos, Peter Arotiba, has emerged the best overall candidate in the May-June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in West Africa.

17-year-old emerges WAEC’s best candidate with 8 A1s

A 17-year-old former pupil of Nigerian Airforce Secondary School, Ikeja, Lagos, Peter Arotiba, has emerged the best overall candidate in the May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in West Africa.

NDLEA urges Air Peace to check drug peddlers on its flight

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has urged Air Peace crew to consider their role in exposing drug couriers as a commitment to save lives.
Abiodun Otegbayo

President Buhari approves Abiodun Otegbayo’s appointment as UCH chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has selected Professor Abiodun Otegbayo as the winner of the highly competitive race to head the nation’s number one hospital, the University College Hospital (UCH), as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD).

Air Peace launches direct flights to Banjul, increases Accra service

West Africa’s leading carrier Air Peace has said it will begin non-stop flights from Lagos to Banjul, The Gambia from Monday, January 7.

Ooni hails Air Peace boss over contributions to Nigeria’s economy, peace

Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has commended the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema, for his tireless contributions to the economic development and peace of the South West Region and Nigeria as a whole.

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