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Francis Uzoho said he wanted to continue playing as he revealed the emotional battles he went through immediately he got injured during last Sunday’s international friendly between Nigeria and Brazil at the Singapore National Stadium.

Super Eagles keeper knee operation ‘a success’

Uzoho, 20, suffered the injury after the hour mark during the Super Eagles’s 1-1 friendly draw with Brazil in Singapore and had to be carried off on a stretcher.
Former Kaizer Chiefs defender Rudolph Seale has lavished goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi with praise following their 3-2 win over Orlando Pirates on Saturday afternoon.

AFCONQ: Gernot Rohr hints he will start Daniel Akpeyi against Benin Republic

Kazier Chiefs goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has the best chance of starting between the sticks in Nigeria's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Benin, Gernot Rohr has disclosed.
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: 14 stars in Super Eagles camp

14 players in Super Eagles camp in Uyo for Wednesday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying clash against the Squirrels of Benin.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players to utilize all their chances in today’s Africa Cup of Nations semifinal clash against Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles begin preparations on Sunday

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will on Sunday begin preparations for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Benin Republic.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players to utilize all their chances in today’s Africa Cup of Nations semifinal clash against Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium.

AFCONQ: Gernot Rohr rolls out Eagles for Benin, Lesotho

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has empaneled his squad for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Benin Republic and Lesotho, with Captain Ahmed Musa back after injury and midfielder Ramon Azeez retained after seeing action in this month’s 1-1 draw with five–time world champions Brazil in Singapore.
French Ligue 1 side, Lille have congratulated Victor Osimhen for his maiden goal for the Super Eagles in Tuesday’ s friendly against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena.

AFCONQ: Victor Osimhen makes squad as Daniel Akpeyi, Mikel Agu return

Super Eagles and OSC Lille striker, Victor Osimhen, despite his injury concerns has been named in the squad list to execute the double header AFCON qualifiers next month.
Ahmed Musa of Nigeria during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, Semifinals match between Algeria and Nigeria at Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Nigeria recall Ahmed Musa for 2021 Africa Cup qualifiers

Nigeria recalled skipper Ahmed Musa, South Africa-based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi and midfielder Mikel Agu on Monday for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho.
Super Eagles Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa and other officials of the team based in Nigeria will “hopefully” start off on their journey to Singapore Today, ahead of the international friendly against Brazil.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Home-Eagles not under pressure

Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa says the team is not under pressure to get the better part of their Togolese counterparts on Saturday.
Nigeria coach Imama Amapakabo has refuted claims suggesting his team underrated Togo in Sunday’s first leg, second-round qualifying match of the 2020 African Nations Championship (Chan).

CHANQ: Home-Eagles face tough task against Hawks

Imama Amapakabo’s side lost 4-1 to the Sparrow Hawks in the first leg of their CHAN 2020 qualifier to the Sparrow Hawks at the Stade de Kegue Stadium, Lome, Togo on September 22.
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.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal. - NFF

Home Eagles land in Lagos for must-win clash against Togo

Home-based Super Eagles land in Lagos ahead of the Saturday’s 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) must-win qualifying second leg clash against the Hawks of Togo at Agege Stadium.
Former assistant coach of Nigeria’s U23 national team Fatai Amoo has stated that coach Imama Amapakabo’s home-based Eagles team have further put themselves under pressure following the team’s consecutive defeats against Togo in two different competitions within a week.

Imama Amapakabo names Ikechwuku Ezenwa, Sikiru Alimi, Mfon Udoh, 17 others for Togo clash

Home-based Super Eagles head coach Imama Amapakabo has named 20 players for Saturday’s 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying second leg clash against the Hawks of Togo.
Despite varied explanations given by the coaching crew and players following their 4-1 defeat by Togo, soccer fans who spoke with Sportinglife.ng Sunday insist the CHAN Eagles underrated their opponents.

CHAN 2020 qualifier: Agege stadium to host Super Eagles, Togo return leg

The home-based Super Eagles will host Togo in the return leg of the 2020 African Nations Championship final qualifier on October 19 at the Agege Stadium in Lagos.
Nigeria Football Federation’s delegation expected to travel to Singapore On Tuesday for Sunday’s international friendly encounter against Singapore failed to make the trip after they failed to get entry visas to the Asian country.

Singapore visa delay threatens Super Eagles vs Brazil friendly

Nigeria Football Federation’s delegation expected to travel to Singapore On Tuesday for Sunday’s international friendly encounter against Singapore failed to make the trip after they failed to get entry visas to the Asian country.

Vincent Enyeama affirms int’l retirement, calls for more hype for Nigerian players

Former Nigeria international goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has debunked the rumours making the rounds that he could come back from international retirement to solve Nigeria goalkeeping crisis.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed why Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals game at Cairo International Stadium.

Ahmed Musa, Kelechi Iheanacho out as Gernot Rohr invites 23 players for Brazil friendly

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has unveiled his 23-man list for the friendly match against five-time world champions, Brazil.
Super Eagles team B goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has urged Nigerians to continue backing the team, as they look to qualify for CHAN next year.

Theophilus Afelokhai: Don’t make drama out of the 4-1 loss to Togo

Super Eagles team B goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has urged Nigerians to continue backing the team, as they look to qualify for CHAN next year.

Ladan Bosso challenges Nigerian league coaches to produce good goalkeepers for Super Eagles

President of Nigeria Football Coaches Association Ladan Bosso has in the wake of goalkeeping problems bedevilling Nigeria’s national teams, charged league clubs’ coaches to step up by producing good goalkeepers for the Super Eagles.

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