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Gernot Rohr urged to feature players ready to give 200% against Iceland

As Super Eagles of Nigeria continue to intensify preparation ahead of their Friday’s make or break tie against Iceland in Volgograd, former Super Eagles captain Garba Lawal has urged Rohr to field players who are willing to give 200% on the pitch of play

Garba Lawal: Iceland more dangerous than Argentina for Super Eagles

Ex–Super Eagles player Garba Lawal has insisted that the Super Eagles next opponent in the on-going World Cup 2018 in Russia are more dangerous and deadly than Argentina.

World Cup: Praises galore for Cristiano Ronaldo

Some football enthusiasts on Friday said that Cristiano Ronaldo had set a very high standard at the Russia FIFA World Cup which would be difficult to break for a very long time to come.

Flying Eagles coach Aigbogun lauds Hamdi Akujobi’s versatility, discipline

Flying Eagles coach Paul Aigbogun has praised the versatility and tactical discipline of top Dutch prospect Hamdi Akujobi.

Nigerian Breweries signs 5-year deal to support Nigerian Football

The Nigeria Football Federation and Nigerian Breweries Plc on Friday exchanged an agreement that both parties happily called ‘a minimum five–year contract’ – a bold statement that the relationship would last much longer.

Garba Lawal takes charge of new NNL club Real Bees

Two-time Nigeria World Cup star Garba Lawal has been appointed the head coach and team manager of newly founded Nigeria National League (NNL) side Real Bees of Kaduna.

Lokomotiv Plovdiv’s Musa Muhammad will regain his place in Super Eagles – Garba Lawal

Former Super Eagles utility player Garba Lawal said he’s glad that Nigerian international Musa Mohammed is back to his best at Lokomotiv Plovdiv in the Bulgarian top flight.

Garba Lawal hails Super Eagles 4-2 win against Argentina

Nigeria World Cup star Garba Lawal has hailed the Super Eagles 4-2 win over fellow World Cup finalists Argentina, but at the same team warned there is still a lot for the team to do before they will be ready for Russia 2018.

Ex-Super Eagles star Garba Lawal tips Victor Moses for CAF Player of Year Award

Chelsea star Victor Moses is a world-class player and he stands a good chance of being named CAF African Footballer of the Year 2017, according to former Nigeria star Garba Lawal.

Nigeria’s WAFU Cup outing a success – Garba Lawal

Former international midfielder, Garba Lawal, has described Nigeria’s participation in the just concluded Ghana 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations as a success because it has produced players that the national team coach could call up for some positions in the main Super Eagles team.

WCQ: Super Eagles’ victory, bold statement – fans

Football enthusiasts on Saturday said Super Eagles emphatic 4-0 victory over the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon was a bold statement to the African continent and the rest of the soccer world.

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Gernot Rohr: Shake up in Super Eagles paid dividends

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, has claimed that tactical shake-up paid dividends as they beat Iceland 2-0 in Volgograd, Russia on Friday.

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