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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.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles boss urged to decide his number one goalkeeper before Benin, Lesotho...

Former Nigerian goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu has advised the technical adviser of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr to focus on the team’s goalkeeping department ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho respectively.
Former Nigerian goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has asked the Golden Eaglets to forget their previous results against Ivory Coast and go for a win today.

WAFU U17: Ike Shorunmu asks Eaglets to go for win vs Ivory Coast

“Everyone is looking to become champions – right now, they have qualified for the main competition in Morocco. So, they should forget about the last result against Ivory Coast but they should do their best.”
Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu has backed Nigeria to bounce back from the 1 – 0 defeat to Côte d’Ivoire at the ongoing U17 WAFU B championship in Togo.

Ike Shorunmu backs Golden Eaglets to bounce back vs Ghana

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has backed Nigeria to bounce back from the 1 – 0 defeat to Côte d’Ivoire at the ongoing U17 WAFU B championship in Togo.
Swiss Super League side FC Lugano has confirmed that Sebastian Osigwe has tested positive for coronavirus on Friday.

FC Lugano confirms Sebastian Osigwe’s virus positive result

Swiss Super League side FC Lugano has confirmed that Sebastian Osigwe has tested positive for coronavirus on Friday.

Ike Shorunmu: NFF should have selected experience assistants for Ladan Bosso, Fatai Amoo

Former Nigeria international, Ike Shorunmu, has applauded the decision of the Nigeria Football Federation to pick Ladan Bosso and Fatai Amoo as the head coach of the Flying Eagles and Golden Eaglets respectively.

Super Eagles coach hailed for inviting new goalkeepers

Ex International Ike Shorunmu has hailed Coach Gernot Rohr for bringing in Dele Alampasu and Matthew Yakubu to the Eagles squad to take on Tunisia and Côte d’Ivoire next month.
It was a sad day for Anthony Nwakaeme and his Trabzonspor teammates as they began the new Turkish Super Lig campaign on a losing note.

Trabzonspor suffer opening day embarrassing defeat to Besiktas

It was a sad day for Anthony Nwakaeme and his Trabzonspor teammates as they began the new Turkish Super Lig campaign on a losing note.
Nigeria international Moses Simon has revealed that it took him time before he could adapt to life in Europe, Sportinglife.ng reports.

Super Eagles star provides boreholes for Benue community

Nantes winger Moses Simon has come to the aid of Obagaji Agatu community, local government area of Benue State by donating boreholes.
Coach Gbenga Ogunbote has confirmed discussion is ongoing with Sunshine stars and a possible return to the club he twice led to the semi-final of CAF inter-club competitions in 2011 and 2012 respectively which will bring an end to his stint at Lobi stars

Gbenga Ogunbote confirms Lobi Stars exit

Coach Gbenga Ogunbote has confirmed discussion is ongoing with Sunshine stars and a possible return to the club he twice led to the semi-final of CAF inter-club competitions in 2011 and 2012 respectively which will bring an end to his stint at Lobi stars.
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.

NFF send birthday wishes to Ex-Eagles midfield star Friday Ekpo at 51

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent birthday wishes to former Super Eagles midfield star Friday Ekpo who clocked 51 on Monday.

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.

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Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen lost consciousness during Atalanta-Napoli and was rushed to the hospital, but according to Sky Sport the Napoli striker is now alert.

Victor Osimhen remains in hospital after head trauma

Victor Osimhen spent the night in the hospital under strict observation after being knocked down unconscious during the closing stages of Napoli’s away defeat at Atalanta on Sunday.
Amaju Melvin Pinnick, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, has restated his backing for embattled head coach of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr despite increasing calls for the immediate dismissal of the German.

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