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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has no plans to sack Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr after the Africa Cup of Nations, according to the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick.

Gernot Rohr drills 22 Eagles in Dnipro ahead of Ukraine friendly

The Super Eagles have arrived in the city of Dnipro, Ukraine ahead of tomorrow’s international friendly with the senior national team of Ukraine.
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21 Super Eagles players train in Dnipro ahead Ukraine match

Twenty-one Super Eagles players train in Dnipro ahead of Ukraine international friendly match on Tuesday night (7.30pm in Nigeria).
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.

Super Eagles train in Dnipro ahead Ukraine friendly

The Super Eagles had two training sessions on Sunday ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena.
Another Super Eagles star Henry Onyekuru pulled out of Ukraine international friendly encounter billed for September 10 in Dnipro.

Super Eagles squad storm Dnipro ahead Ukraine friendly

William Troost-Ekong and Oghenekaro Etebo are expected to lead the Super Eagles into Dnipro, Ukraine today (Saturday) ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly match with the nation’s national team.
William Troost-Ekong

Ukraine Friendly: William Troost-Ekong, Oghenekaro Etebo lead Super Eagles to Dnipro

Italy–based defender William Ekong and England–based midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo are expected to lead the delegation of Super Eagles’ playing body into Dnipro, Ukraine, on Saturday, ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly match with the host country’s senior team.
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

Super Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa out of Ukraine friendly

Italy-based defender William Ekong and England-based midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo are expected to lead the Super Eagles when they play Ukraine in Dnipro on Saturday, in an international friendly match.
Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze feels fulfilled and excited to play for the Nigeria national team.

Samuel Chukwueze: It is a dream to play for Super Eagles

Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze feels fulfilled and excited to play for the Nigeria national team.
Kelechi Iheanacho scored both goals for Leicester City in their 2-2 stalemate with League One side Rotherham United in a pre-season game on Saturday.

Why we benched Kelechi Iheanacho – Leicester coach

Leicester City assistant Chris Davies has explained reasons for Kelechi Iheanacho’s omission from the club’s last two matches.
Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has said that Nigeria will be very focused and think ahead of Algeria to curtail their antics in tonight Africa Cup of Nations semi final clash at the Cairo International Stadium, Egypt.

Super Eagles fly to Kyiv September 6 ahead friendly vs Ukraine

Super Eagles’ contingent made up of goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, officials and coaches are expected to depart Nigeria for Kyiv, Ukraine, on Friday, September 6 for the international friendly match against ‘The Yellow and Blues’.
Although Chelsea succumbed to defeats in their last two matches, Wilfred Ndidi has warned his Leicester City teammates to be aware of the danger posed by Frank Lampard’s men.

Wilfred Ndidi in action as Leicester City triumph over Bournemouth

Wilfred Ndidi returned from a hamstring injury to help Leicester City claim a 3-1 victory over Bournemouth in a Premier League game on Saturday.
Head of the Federal Government delegation to the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (President of the Senate of the Federal Republic) has given the Super Eagles a pat on the back for their outing against Algeria on Sunday, while charging them to go all out against Tunisia on Wednesday to win the bronze medals.

Ukraine friendly: Super Eagles to depart for Kyiv September 6

Ahead of their September 10 international friendly against Ukraine, the Super Eagles will on September 6th depart Nigeria for the Ukrainian capital Kyiv.
Super Eagles assistant coach Imama Amapakabo is tipping Super Eagles forward Alexander Iwobi for success at Everton after leaving Arsenal in summer.

Carabao Cup: Alex Iwobi faces Sheffield Wednesday test

Alex Iwobi and his Everton teamamates will face Sheffield Wednesday in the third round of the Carabao Cup next month.
Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho set to replace collapsed Samuel Kalu in Super Eagles squad at the ongoing 32nd Africa Nations Cup in Egypt.

Super Eagles coach hailed for recalling Kelechi Iheanacho for Ukraine friendly

Ben Iroha, a former Nigeria left-wing-back has applauded Gernot Rohr for recalling Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho to the Super Eagles, but chides the left-footed forward to grab the opportunity with both hands after missing the final cut for the AFCON 2019 finals in Egypt following a dip in form.
Maduka Okoye

Ukraine friendly: Maduka Okoye thanks God for Super Eagles call up

Bundesliga second division side Fortuna Düsseldorf goalkeeper Maduka Okoye has expressed delight after getting a call up to showcase his skills with the Super Eagles.
Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi have broken two transfer record after signing for Premier League rival from Arsenal on a five-year deal until the end of June 2024.

Marco Silva: Alex Iwobi’s versatility will make Everton stronger

Iwobi penned a five-year contract with the Tofees on Thursday night in a deal that makes him the most expensive Nigerian player ever relegating Kelechi Iheanacho’s £25 (€27m)/move to Leicester City from Manchester City two season’s ago to second position.
Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has become Nigeria’s top record signing and costliest player following his dramatic £35m (€37.9m) shock transfer deadline day switch to Everton from Arsenal.

Alex Iwobi now Nigeria’s costliest player ever after £35 million move to Everton

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has become Nigeria’s top record signing and costliest player following his dramatic £35m (€37.9m) shock transfer deadline day switch to Everton from Arsenal.
Former Nigeria international Garba Lawal has advised Kelechi Iheanacho to be consistent in scoring goals for Leicester City when the 2019-20 season gets underway.

Garba Lawal: Kelechi Iheanacho ‘must be consistent’

Former Nigeria international Garba Lawal has advised Kelechi Iheanacho to be consistent in scoring goals for Leicester City when the 2019-20 season gets underway.
Kelechi Iheanacho scored both goals for Leicester City in their 2-2 stalemate with League One side Rotherham United in a pre-season game on Saturday.

Kelechi Iheanacho gets new jersey number at Leicester City

Kelechi Iheanacho will wear a new jersey number (14) at Premier League club, Leicester City next season after agreeing a switch with Belgian clubmate, Youri Tielemans.

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Group asks court to order President Buhari to appoint NDDC chairman from Delta

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