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Gernot Rohr not bothered by Super Eagles ‘underdog’ status

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is unfazed at the ‘underdog’ tag given his team following their not-too-impressive performances in their pre-World Cup friendlies.

Mo Salah named in Egypt World Cup squad despite injury

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been named in Egypt's World Cup squad despite being injured in the Champions League final.

Germany announce final World Cup squad without Leroy Sané

After months of speculation, Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer will travel to Russia as Germany’s number one goalkeeper despite having only come back from an eight-month injury lay-off in Saturday’s friendly defeat to Austria.

Ola Aina, Mikel Agu on standby as Super Eagles name final 23 for World...

Nigeria have named a final 23-man squad for the World Cup with Chelsea defender Ola Aina and Mikel Agu from FC Porto placed on standby.

World Cup: Gernot Rohr names final Super Eagles squad

The duo of Ola Aina and Mikel Agu were the two players dropped as coach Gernot Rohr released his final 23-man squad for this summer’s FIFA World Cup on Sunday.

NFF confirm 25 Super Eagles for London

The Nigeria Football Federation have confirmed that injured Moses Simon is on the way to London with the other 24 Super Eagles who survived the cut on Wednesday.

James Tarkowski withdraws from England standby list

The Burnley defender was named as one of the five Three Lions back-ups by Gareth Southgate after failing to make the main 23-man squad.

DR Congo arrive in Port Harcourt for Nigeria friendly

DR Congo have landed in Nigeria for Monday’s international friendly against the Super Eagles.

World Cup goalkeeper’s choice should be on current form, confidence

Ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup in Russia, Nigerians have advised Coach Gernot Rohr to be guided by current form in selecting Nigeria’s first-choice goalkeeper.

Tottenham deny Kenya request for Victor Wanyama

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama will not be part of the Kenya team when they play two international friendlies against Swaziland and Equatorial Guinea, as his club feels he needs to rest.

Argentina names Lionel Messi, 22 others for World Cup

Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli has named his 23-man World Cup squad as he gets to face Iceland, Croatia and then Nigeria in the group phase of the Mundial in Russia. Predictably, the coach has included...

Everton’s Gylfi Sigurdsson in final squad for Iceland’s first World Cup

Iceland have named Everton midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, who finished the season with a knee injury, in the squad for the country's first World Cup.

Asamoah Gyan dropped as Levante’s Emmanuel Boateng earns debut Ghana call-up

Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah has handed debut call-ups to Levante's Emmanuel Boateng and Kwesi Kyere of Bayern Munich for two international friendly games in June against Japan and Iceland.

World Cup: Ike Shorunmu tips Francis Uzoho, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Dele Ajiboye to do well...

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu that the goalkeepers selected by coach Gernot Rohr can stand the pressure at the Russia 2018 World Cup tournament.

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal’s 23-man World Cup squad

Heading to Russia intent on building on their Euro 2016 triumph, coach Fernando Santos has named his side's biggest stars as expected for the summer tournament, with Cristiano Ronaldo at the forefront of the squad.

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial left out of France World Cup squad

Paul Pogba, Hugo Lloris and Antoine Griezmann headline France's 2018 World Cup squad, but Anthony Martial and Alexandre Lacazette were among the 11 reserves announced by boss Didier Deschamps on Thursday.

World Cup: Ex-internationals ask Super Eagles players to justify selection

As more Nigerians react to the Super Eagles provisional list for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, ex-internationals, Bright Omakaro and Friday Ekpo, have advised the players to justify their selection.

Gareth Southgate: Joe Hart’s England career may not be over

Gareth Southgate says Joe Hart's international career is not over despite being left out of England's World Cup squad.Gareth Southgate says Joe Hart's international career is not over despite being left out of England's World Cup squad.

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