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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.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles boss expresses concern over performance of defenders

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has revealed that he’s worried about the performance of Nigerian defenders in Europe ahead of the team’s crucial 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Benin and Lesotho.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has defended Kelechi Iheanacho after the Nigerian not too impressive performance in Sunday’s 0-0 away draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Kelechi Iheanacho suspended for Leicester vs Slavia Prague return fixture

Kelechi Iheanacho will play no part in Leicester City’s Europa League return fixture against Slavia Prague next week due to suspension.
Kelechi Iheanacho's header sent Leicester City into the FA quarter-finals for the second time in a row as they pipped Percy Tau's Brighton & Hove Albion 1-0 on Wednesday.

Brighton boss: Leicester City were just lucky at King Power

Kelechi Iheanacho’s winner in the final minute of stoppage time sent the Foxes into the quarter-final draw and avoided extra-time following a largely drab tie at the King Power Stadium.
Kelechi Iheanacho's header sent Leicester City into the FA quarter-finals for the second time in a row as they pipped Percy Tau's Brighton & Hove Albion 1-0 on Wednesday.

Kelechi Iheanacho thrilled to score late winner vs Brighton

Kelechi Iheanacho is delighted to help Leicester City secure a place in the quarter-final stage of the Emirates FA Cup following Wednesday’s 1-0 win against Brighton & Hove Albion.
Kelechi Iheanacho’s 94th-minute header was the difference on Wednesday night as Leicester defeated Brighton 1-0 to book their place in the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Leicester boss congratulates players for late Brighton win

Kelechi Iheanacho’s 94th-minute header was the difference on Wednesday night as Leicester defeated Brighton 1-0 to book their place in the FA Cup quarter-finals.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has defended Kelechi Iheanacho after the Nigerian not too impressive performance in Sunday’s 0-0 away draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Leicester boss offers support for Kelechi Iheanacho after dismal showing vs Wolves

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has defended Kelechi Iheanacho after the Nigerian not too impressive performance in Sunday’s 0-0 away draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Kelechi Iheanacho has refused to fault the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) for disallowing his goal against Norwich in last night’s premier league encounter.

Leicester boss backs Kelechi Iheanacho to deliver vs Wolves

Brendan Rodgers believes Kelechi Iheanacho can deliver the goods once again for Leicester City against Wolves on Sunday after the Nigerian impressive showing in the away win at Fulham.
Kelechi Iheanacho scored his first Premier League goal of the season to help Leicester City secure a 2-0 victory over Fulham in Wednesday’s Premier League game.

Kelechi Iheanacho: I need to work really hard to get my chance

Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, will continue to work on his ‘personal best’ to make himself more relevant for the club and country.
Kelechi Iheanacho hopes Leicester City can use Wednesday's 2-0 success at Fulham as a springboard for further positive results over the coming weeks.

Kelechi Iheanacho: Leicester City must build momentum after Fulham win

Kelechi Iheanacho wants Leicester City to use Wednesday night’s 2-0 win against Fulham as a springboard for positive results over the coming weeks.
Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho netted the only goal of the game to put Leicester through to the fiifth round of the FA Cup after a 1-0 win on Saturday, January 25, at Brentford.

Fulham boss wary of Kelechi Iheanacho ahead of Leicester City clash

Fulham manager Scott Parker believes Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho can hurt his side ahead of Wednesday’s (today) Premier League meeting at the Craven Cottage.
Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers hailed his players after their 4-1 rout of Leeds United at Elland Road.

Bredan Rodgers: Leicester will cope without Jamie Vardy, Wilfred Ndidi

Both players are set to be out for around another two weeks, during which time the Foxes will play four Premier League matches, including hosting Liverpool at the King Power Stadium, and their FA Cup fifth-round tie against Brighton.
Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho netted the only goal of the game to put Leicester through to the fiifth round of the FA Cup after a 1-0 win on Saturday, January 25, at Brentford.

Leicester boss: Kelechi Iheanacho has been impactful in games

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says Kelechi Iheanacho has been impactful for the Foxes despite his paltry returns in front of goal.
Kelechi Iheanacho has refused to fault the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) for disallowing his goal against Norwich in last night’s premier league encounter.

Top Bundesliga club chase Kelechi Iheanacho

Kelechi Iheanacho is among several strikers on the shopping list of German Bundesliga side RB Leipzig, according to the authoritative Bild.
Kelechi Iheanacho of Leicester City battles for possession with Cheikhou Kouyate of Crystal Palace

Leicester edge up to second despite draw vs Crystal Palace

A much-changed Leicester moved up to second in the Premier League thanks to Harvey Barnes' late equaliser in a 1-1 draw at Crystal Palace on Monday.
Having coached Liverpool in his illustrious career, Brendan Rodgers believes Wilfred Ndidi could become his Leicester City version of Steven Gerrard.

Wilfred Ndidi celebrates Leicester’s win, clean sheet vs Brighton

Wilfred Ndidi has expressed his delight after helping Leicester City claim all three points and also kept a clean sheet in their home win against Brighton 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.

Nduka Ugbade: Why I won’t blame Gernot Rohr

Two-time assistant coach of the Golden Eaglets, Nduka Ugbade, has said he does not buy into the coaching philosophy of Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr.
6. Former African champions, Super Eagles, were held to a scoreless draw by the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in the Africa Cup of Nations 2022 qualifier in Freetown on Tuesday.

Super Eagles drop points again vs Leone Stars

Super Eagles have dropped back-to-back points against Sierra Leone after a 0-0 draw at Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers on Tuesday night.
4. Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr will hope to hold on to his job by leading his side to victory on Wednesday (today) against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles seek redemption in Freetown

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr will hope to hold on to his job by leading his side to victory on Wednesday (today) against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.
Attacker Emmanuel Dennis has been ruled out Nigeria’s African Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone.

AFCONQ: Emmanuel Dennis ruled out of Super Eagles clash with Leone Stars

Attacker Emmanuel Dennis has been ruled out Nigeria’s African Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone.
The future of Lille attacker Victor Osimhen has been thrown into doubt, with Napoli stating that the player has changed agents and must start negotiations “all over again”.

AFCONQ: Victor Osimhen out of Super Eagles return fixture against Sierra Leone

Victor Osimhen will miss Nigeria’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matchday four encounter against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in Freetown.
8. Nigerian football great Mutiu Adepoju has called on supporters to maintain faith in the Super Eagles despite their appalling performance against Sierra Leone.

AFCONQ: Sierra Leone shocks Nigeria with dramatic comeback

The Leone Stars of Sierra Leone came back from 4-0 down to hold the Super Eagles of Nigeria to a shocking 4-4 draw in Friday’s Group L 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier in Benin City.
Golden Eaglets Assistant coach Nduka Ugbade and ex-international Ifeanyi Udeze have picked Samuel Chukwueze ahead of Victor Osimhen for the Africa Young Player of the Year Award 2019.

Victor Osimhen: I’m not competing with Kelechi Iheanacho, Paul Onuachu

Forward Victor Osimhen has expressed his delight to be back in the Super Eagles squad after missing the friendlies against Algeria and Tunisia in October.

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