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Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles have good chance to beat Argentina again

Coach Gernot Rohr has rated as high the Super Eagles chances of beating Argentina to qualify for the knockout rounds of the World Cup.
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Gernot Rohr: It wasn’t easy to get Mikel Obi, Victor Moses play Eagles defensive...

Gernot Rohr has admitted it was not easy to convince stars Mikel Obi and Victor Moses to play more withdrawn and defensive roles against Iceland in today’s World Cup Group D match against Iceland in Volgograd.
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All change up front as Nigeria look for goals against Iceland

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr shook up his forward line on Friday for the clash against Iceland in Volgograd, bringing in Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho among three changes for a match in which defeat would see them eliminated.
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Iceland skipper: Nigeria will be tougher than Argentina

Iceland captain, Aron Gunnarsson, has stated that they won’t be cowed by Nigeria’s 2-0 defeat to Croatia last Saturday, insisting that the Super Eagles will be tougher than the Argentine team they battled to a draw in their first match.
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Senator Saraki, others to watch Super Eagles against Iceland in Volgograd

Some top Nigerian leaders and politicians are to watch the Super Eagles Group D second match against the Strakkamir Okkarr (Our Boys) of Iceland in the ongoing World Cup in Russia.
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Gernot Rohr hopes Volgograd heat will do Super Eagles big favour

Gernot Rohr has said he will welcome the heat in Volgograd if it will be an advantage for the Super Eagles against Iceland tomorrow.
Francis Uzoho – Rohr looks to have settled for him as No 1 for the World Cup in Russia

Francis Uzoho: Super Eagles will beat Iceland

Goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has said the Super Eagles will give it their best shot to beat Iceland tomorrow in Volgograd.
Nigeria's players attend a training session at Essentuki Arena in southern Russia on June 20, 2018, during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament. : AFP PHOTO : PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Super Eagles land in Volgograd, set to battle Iceland

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have arrived in the southern Russia town of Volgograd ahead of Friday’s must-win FIFA World Cup Group D encounter against Iceland.

Mikel Obi fires back at Jose Mourinho’s ‘bad No 10’ jibe

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has hit back at former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, who described him as a “bad No 10”, by saying he has played in that position for some time and there have been no complaints.

Senegal to the rescue as African teams struggle at World Cup

Senegal proved to be Africa’s saving grace at the World Cup on Tuesday. Take away their win over Poland and it is five defeats in five for the continent’s representatives in Russia.

NFF to pay Super Eagles full group qualifier bonus

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has revealed that it will pay the Super Eagles players their full group stage bonus to motivate them to qualify to the next stage of the tournament despite losing against Croatia.

Julius Aghahowa urges Gernot Rohr to give Mikel Obi central midfield role against Iceland

Iceland, a tiny nation of 335, 000 in population, pulled what stands as the biggest surprise of the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals by holding Argentina to a 1-1 draw in their opening group D match on Saturday.

Super Eagles and Marcus the pig at the World Cup

There has been nothing in recent memory like the build-up to Nigeria’s first match at the on-going 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia. Football is Nigeria’s greatest unifier: when it is football, our compatriots drop all ethnic, religious and ideological differences and profess the missing faith and ideology of one Nigeria.

Gernot Rohr urged to fortify Super Eagles’ midfield, defence

Coach Hamza Abara, Acting Head Coach of Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna, has advised Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, to fortify the clubs midfield and defence.

Mikel Obi: Super Eagles condemned to beat Iceland

Nigeria can still progress to the World Cup knockout stage, despite their 2-0 defeat to Croatia on Saturday, according to John Obi Mikel.

Nigerians attack Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles’ players

Angry Nigerians in Russia have descended very hard on the Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr and his captain, John Obi Mikel over the loss to their Croatia counterpart in the opening encounter of the ongoing FIFA World Cup.

Gernot Rohr urged to revert to 4-4-2 formation, play players in best positions

Arthur Ebunam, ex-Rangers International, has blamed the Super Eagles’ 0-2 loss to Croatia in their World Cup opener on wrong positioning of players and formation not amenable to scoring goals.

Nigerians in Europe asks Gernot Rohr to change his pattern of play

A cross section of Nigerians and Africans in Europe on Sunday asked to Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles coach, to change the pattern of play of the team and substitute weak players.

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Super Eagles celebrate against Argentina in Russia last year

Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles have good chance to beat Argentina again

Coach Gernot Rohr has rated as high the Super Eagles chances of beating Argentina to qualify for the knockout rounds of the World Cup.

John Odigie-Oyegun inaugurates Kano, Jigawa APC chairman

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Christian Chukwu: Argentina very beatable

As Nigerians celebrate the Super Eagles 2-0 victory over the Strakkamir Okkar of Iceland on Friday, Christian Chukwu, one-time Captain of the Green Eagles say their next group opponents, Argentina, are beatable.

320 Nigerian soldiers retire from service

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Gernot Rohr: It wasn’t easy to get Mikel Obi, Victor Moses play Eagles defensive...

Gernot Rohr has admitted it was not easy to convince stars Mikel Obi and Victor Moses to play more withdrawn and defensive roles against Iceland in today’s World Cup Group D match against Iceland in Volgograd.