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Ikechukwu Ezenwa joins Heartland on two-year deal

Ikechukwu Ezenwa has joined Nigeria Professional Football League club, Heartland on a two-year contract.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has been left out of tomorrow’s all-important CAF Confederation Cup semifinal second leg match at Raja Casablanca of Morocco.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: I’ll sign for a club where I can remain relevant for Super...

Ezenwa told newsmen that he is aware of the calls from his fans that he should take his trade abroad but that he would only leave fora club he knows will keep him relevant with the national team and not just travel abroad to join the foreign legion.
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Gernot Rohr turn to Nigerian-German to solve goalkeeper crisis

Gernot Rohr has turned to Nigeria-German to solve Super Eagles goalkeeper crisis after the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations third-place finish in Egypt.
The day after their exquisite and efficient performance against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa Conquerors of seven-time champions and host nation Egypt) that saw them reach the semi-finals of AFCON 2019, the Super Eagles received pledges of more dollar rain from two of Africa’s richest businessmen.

Afcon: Bronze winning Super Eagles arrive Abuja

Super Eagles team that won the bronze medal of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations after beating Tunisia 1-0 in the third place match in Egypt on Wednesday landed in Abuja today.
Rookies Madagascar are under no illusions that they remain underdogs at the Africa Cup of Nations, even after their shock win over Nigeria on Sunday that ensured top place in Group B and progress to the knockout stage.

Afcon: Madagascar beat Nigeria 2-0, advance as group winner

Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) newcomers Madagascar pulled off a stunning upset of Nigeria on Sunday with a 2-0 win over the three-time former champions to clinch a place in the last 16.
Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel did not mince words in a post-match interview after the team managed to scrap a lone goal victory over Burundi on Saturday.

Gernot Rohr recalls Mikel Obi, William Troost-Ekong against Madagascar

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has recalled the team’s captain John Mikel Obi and centre-back William Troost-Ekong for today’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against the Barea of Madagascar.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon: Gernot Rohr to stick with Daniel Akpeyi against Guinea

Despite Daniel Akpeyi’s not too impressive performance in Nigeria’s opening match at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt against Burundi on Saturday, it appears Coach Gernot Rohr will stick with South Africa–based goalkeeper between the sticks for today’s crucial second group B match against the Syli Nationale of Guinea.
Samuel Kalu has handed Gernot Rohr a selection boost ahead of Nigeria’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations clash against Guinea.

Afcon: Samuel Kalu returns to training ahead of Guinea showdown

Samuel Kalu has handed Gernot Rohr a selection boost ahead of Nigeria’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations clash against Guinea.
Daniel Akpeyi (left) with Ikechukwu Ezenwa in Super Eagles training

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Super Eagles in positive mood ahead of Guinea clash

Ikechukwu Ezenwa, one of Nigeria Super Eagles’ three goalkeepers at the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, has told newsmen that the team is in fine mood ahead of their Wednesday’s second Group B match against Syli Nationale of Guinea.

Afcon: Gernot Rohr not happy with Daniel Akpeyi’s dribble against Burundi

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr expressed his displeasure with Daniel Akpeyi's attempt to dribble in his own box during their opening Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) match against Burundi.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: I believe we can win AFCON

Nigeria goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has talked up his team’s chances of winning the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Super Eagles ready to conquer Africa

Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has declared that the team is ready to conquer the rest of the continent at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.
Super Eagles 23-man squad landed in the city of Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday night ahead of 2019 African Cup of Nations.

Super Eagles 23-man squad for AFCON lands in Egypt

Super Eagles 23-man squad landed in the city of Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday night ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Ahmed Musa, Francisca Ordega emerge top winners at Nigeria Pitch Awards

The Super Eagles striker, Ahmed Musa, and Super Falcons player, Francisca Ordega, both won the top prizes of King and Queen of the Pitch at the 6th award ceremony of the Nigeria Pitch Awards held Saturday night in Asaba.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has admitted that he faces a selection headache as his team step up preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations starting June 21 in Egypt.

AFCON: Gernot Rohr releases Super Eagles final 23-man squad

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has axed the duo of Kelechi Iheanacho and Semi Ajayi from his final 23-man squad to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: I support whoever is Super Eagles’ 1st-choice goalkeeper

Ikechukwu Ezenwa has assured that he will give 110 per cent support to whoever emerges as the Super Eagles’ first choice goalkeeper as his competition with Francis Uzoho and Daniel Akpeyi continues ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Full house as Super Eagles ready to battle Zimbabwe international friendly in Asaba ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt after Odion Ighalo and William Troost-Ekong.

Super Eagles ready to battle Zimbabwe in Asaba

Full house as Super Eagles ready to battle Zimbabwe international friendly in Asaba ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt after Odion Ighalo and William Troost-Ekong.
Coach Gernot Rohr has said the Super Eagles played to beat South Africa today but at the same time they did not want to take too many risks.

Gernot Rohr hopeful Ikechukwu Ezenwa will be fit after knee injury

Nigeria’s senior national team’s chief coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that Katsina United FC’ goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has sustained slight knee injury to his but is optimistic that he will make the final 23-man squad to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations holding in Egypt.

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