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Rangers of Scotland player Joe Aribo may not have been happy with the outcome of Tuesday’s international friendly against Ukraine but has described his debut as a special day in his life.

Gernot Rohr impressed by ‘new’ Super Eagles display against Ukraine

Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Gernot Rohr has expressed satisfaction with the performance of his team in Tuesday night’s 2-2 friendly draw against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena.
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.

Lille salutes Victor Osimhen for Super Eagles maiden goal

French Ligue 1 side, Lille, has congratulated Victor Osimhen for his maiden goal for the Super Eagles in Tuesday’s friendly against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena.
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.

Lille salute Victor Osimhen for Super Eagles maiden goal

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.
Former Nigeria international Jonathan Akpoborie said coach Gernot Rohr lacks the talent to lead the Super Eagles and does not deserve an all-expenses paid refresher training programme in Europe.

Gernot Rohr thumbs up Eagles for impressive showing against Ukraine

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr is satisfied with the performance of his team in Tuesday night’s 2-2 friendly draw against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena.
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).
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.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he wants to persuade Bordeaux’s English-born forward Josh Maja to play for international football for Nigeria.

Bordeaux confirm Nigeria call-up for Josh Maja against Ukraine

Bordeaux have confirmed Nigeria's call-up for Josh Maja for their friendly game against Ukraine on September 10.
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.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he wants to persuade Bordeaux’s English-born forward Josh Maja to play for international football for Nigeria.

Super Eagles looking at Josh Maja

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he wants to persuade Bordeaux’s English-born forward Josh Maja to play for international football for Nigeria.
Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny set to joined Samuel Kalu's Ligue 1 Bordeaux for a fee of up to 5m euros (£4.6m).

Laurent Koscielny set to join Ligue 1 club

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny set to joined Samuel Kalu's Ligue 1 Bordeaux for a fee of up to 5m euros (£4.6m).
Odion Jude Ighalo of Nigeria celebrates goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, 3rd and 4th place match between Tunisia and Nigeria at Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 17 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Afcon: Super Eagles secure third place with Odion Ighalo’s goal

Odion Ighalo’s third minute goal gave Nigeria a 1-0 win over Tunisia in their third-place playoff at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Wednesday in Cairo.
Super Eagles’ Samuel Kalu has affirmed they will be up against familiar foes on Wednesday when they face South Africa in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) quarter-final in Cairo.

Afcon: We expect South Africa’s ‘trick’ – Samuel Kalu

The Eagles were beaten 2-0 by Bafana Bafana in front of their own fans at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo in June 2017 but they improved with a 1-1 draw in the return leg in Johannesburg last year.
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.

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