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Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles yet to replace Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo

Nigeria’s friendly against Brazil will be a good test for the Super Eagles ahead of the team’s 2021 AFCON qualifiers next month, says Head Coach Gernot Rohr.
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.

Gernot Rohr rubbishes talk he wants to quit

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr on Saturday in Singapore told the media that he is preparing three–time African champions Nigeria for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Benin Republic and Lesotho, rubbishing claims by a journalist on social media that he wants to quit the job.
Former assistant coach of Nigeria’s senior men national football team Joe Erico has called on national team coach Gernot Rohr to hand opportunities to new players against Ukraine later today amidst a number of withdrawal due to injury in the Super Eagles list of players invited.

Gernot Rohr: Good showing against Brazil great for Super Eagles confidence

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr admitted that a good performance against five-time World champions, Brazil will boost the confidence level of his side.
Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr on Saturday in Singapore told the media that he is preparing three-time African champions Nigeria for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Benin Republic and Lesotho, rubbishing claims by a journalist on social media that he wants to quit the job.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr rubbishes exit talk, says he’s preparing for 2021 AFCON...

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr on Saturday in Singapore told the media that he is preparing three-time African champions Nigeria for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Benin Republic and Lesotho, rubbishing claims by a journalist on social media that he wants to quit the job.
Victor Osimhen says Lille Metrople have picked vital lessons from Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League 3-0 away defeat to Ajax Amsterdam and are already looking forward to their next group game against Chelsea.

UCL: Victor Osimhen, Tammy Abraham clash as Lille hosts Chelsea

All eyes will be on Victor Osimhen and Tammy Abraham later tonight, when Lille hosts Chelsea at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in one of the match day two fixtures in the UEFA Champions League.
Former Super Eagles talisman Odion Ighalo, who retired immediately after the AFCON competition in Egypt, where he was the highest goal scorer of the competition is back on the field of play for his club side Shanghai Greenland Shenhua of China.

Odion Ighalo back on the field of play

Former Super Eagles talisman Odion Ighalo, who retired immediately after the AFCON competition in Egypt, where he was the highest goal scorer of the competition is back on the field of play for his club side Shanghai Greenland Shenhua of China.

Victor Ikpeba: Super Eagles great in draw against Ukraine

Former Nigeria international forward Victor Ikpeba has commended the performance of the Super Eagles in the international friendly game against Ukraine in Dnipro which ended in a 2-2 draw on Tuesday.

Odion Ighalo close to full fitness

Former Super Eagles’ forward Odion Jude Ighalo has revealed that he is just 14 days away from returning to full training with his club after making steady improvement on the injury he suffered last month in Egypt.
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.
Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo continued his recovery from an hamstring injury with a session in the gym on Tuesday.

Odion Ighalo speeds up programme for recovery from injury

Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo continued his recovery from an hamstring injury with a session in the gym on Tuesday.
Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen has reacted after netting a brace on his Lille debut as they kicked off their Ligue 1 campaign with a 2-1 win over Nantes.

Victor Osimhen named in Ligue 1 team of the week

Victor Osimhen has been named in the Ligue 1 team of the week for matchday following his outstanding performance against Nantes.
Nigeria international Odion Ighalo was on the scorer’s sheet for Shanghai Shenhua who suffered their fifth defeat of the season in the Chinese Super League.

Odion Ighalo faces disciplinary action over social media activities

Retired Nigeria striker, Odion Ighalo, will face disciplinary action following his activities on social media.
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.
Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo has warned South Africa not to expect the same Nigeria performance as the qualifiers when they clash in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Wednesday.

Odion Ighalo’s kinsmen reach out to player over national team retirement

Sports enthusiasts in Benin, the Edo capital on Thursday appealed to Shanghai Shenhua striker, Odion Ighalo, to reconsider his announced retirement from the Super Eagles.
A Nigerian businessman and billionaire, Femi Otedola, has disclosed plans to shift his focus to power generation.

AFCON: Femi Otedola fulfils $25,000 per goal pledge to Super Eagles

Business mogul Femi Otedola on Tuesday fulfilled his pledge of 25,000 dollars to the senior national team, the Super Eagles.
Super Eagles German coach Gernot Rohr said he was not giving up on the possibility of wooing striker Odion Ighalo back to the fold despite his recent shock retirement from international football.

Gernot Rohr wants Odion Ighalo back into Super Eagles

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has said the team’s leading scorer, Odion Ighalo, who quit the team after the Africa Cup of Nations still has a role to play in the team.
Super Eagles German coach Gernot Rohr said he was not giving up on the possibility of wooing striker Odion Ighalo back to the fold despite his recent shock retirement from international football.

Gernot Rohr vows to bring Odion Ighalo back to Super Eagles

Super Eagles German coach Gernot Rohr said he was not giving up on the possibility of wooing striker Odion Ighalo back to the fold despite his recent shock retirement from international football.

Junior Ajayi targets Super Eagles return after dashed Afcon hopes

Al Ahly of Egypt forward Junior Ajayi hopes he will get the chance to make a return to the Super Eagles after he was omitted from the squad to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

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