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Austin Eguavoen suggests solution to Nigerian clubs financial woes

Former Eagles coach Austin Eguavoen has suggested a solution to the current financial woes being experienced by a number of the Nigerian Professional football clubs.

Ike Shorunmu recounts painful Afcon final defeat to Cameroon

Former Nigeria international Ike Shorunmu says losing the 2000 African cup of Nations final on the home soil is still hunting him.

Ladan Bosso challenges Chinedu Obasi to provide evidence on bribery allegation

Former Flying Eagles coach Issa Ladan Bosso has challenged ex-Super Eagles player Chinedu Obasi, to name the official who demanded bribe from him instead of giving baseless allegations.
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.

Former Super Eagles coach faults German handler over lack of confidence in home based...

Former Super Eagles assistant coach Ike Shorunmu has reacted to the non inclusion of single outfield player from the Nigeria professional football league in the Gernot Rohr’s 24 man squad for the African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone.
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.

WCQ: NFF urged to sort contract issues with Gernot Rohr quickly

Former Nigeria goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has urged the Nigeria Football Federation to resolve the future of the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr quickly.

Ike Shorunmu: Why Clemens Westerhof dropped me from USA 1994 squad

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has revealed the reason why he was dropped by Clemens Westerhof dropped him from the USA 1994 World Cup squad.
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.

Former Super Eagles coach tells Gernot Rohr what to do to home-based players

Ex-Super Eagles coach and captain Austin Eguavoen has said that the only problem he has with the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is neglecting the home-based players by not inviting them to the national team.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

AFCONQ: Ike Shorunmu reveals what Super Eagles stars need after bright start

Ex-Super Eagles goalkeeper trainer Ike Shorunmu has declared that Gernot Rohr’s side deserves commendation for a decent start to the AFCON 2021 qualifiers after claiming two wins in two games to claim top spot in Group L log.

FIFA U17: Golden Eaglets will beat Netherlands, but… – Ike Shorunmu

Former Nigerian football goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu, has said he has strong conviction the Golden Eaglets are capable of beating Netherlands to reach the quarter-finals of the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup, Brazil 2019.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been ruled out of action for the next six months after suffering an injury during the Brazil versus Nigeria friendly which held in Singapore last Sunday.

Ike Shorunmu: Francis Uzoho’s injury setback for Super Eagles

Uzoho is facing a six-month lay-off after rupturing ligaments in his knee during Sunday’s 1-1 friendly draw with Brazil in Singapore. He will subsequently miss Nigeria’s 2021 AFCON qualifying games against the Benin Republic and Lesotho in November.

Ike Shorunmu: Long distance flights affected Odion Ighalo

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper and ex-assistant coach Ike Shorunmu has expressed sympathy with Odion Jude Ighalo over the injury copped by the Shanghai Shenhua of China striker during the third-place match of the recent Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, adding that long-distance flights from his base must have caused his national team retirement.
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George Weah, Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto’o, others for Governor Ambode testimonial match

African football legends both in Nigeria and abroad will on Saturday, May 18, storm the Agege Stadium in Lagos to feature in the testimonial match organised to honour the outgoing Governor of the Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.

Ike Shorunmu backs Paul Aigbogun to turn things around with Flying Eagles

Former Super Eagles Ike Shorunmu has backed the national U20 team, the Flying Eagles, to get things right ahead of the FIFA U20 world cup in Poland where the team, alongside Senegal, Mali and South Africa would be representing the African continent at the youth soccer Mundial.

Ike Shorunmu: Super Eagles goalkeeping crisis up to Gernot Rohr to solve

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper trainer Ike Shorunmo has stated that the latest goalkeeping crisis in the team is up to coach Gernot Rohr to solve because he has the final say and a choice to make amidst several options on ground.

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.

Ike Shorunmu: Francis Uzoho has started well but can get better

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has hailed Francis Uzoho for his impressive performance start to his national team career and reckons he can still get better with time but warned against putting the youngster under too much pressure ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Ike Shorunmu: Pressure on Poland, not Super Eagles

Former Nigeria goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has maintained the Super Eagles will not be under any form of pressure going into tonight’s friendly against Poland.

CHAN: Super Eagles’ Sunday Faleye star of future tips – Ike Shorunmu

Former Nigeria star Ike Shorunmu has tipped match winner Sunday Faleye as one for the future after another eye-catching display at 2018 CHAN.

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