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Maduka Okoye has expressed delight after making his Super Eagles debut during the high profile friendly between Nigeria and Brazil which ended 1-1 inside the National Stadium in Singapore at the weekend.

We played Brazil without our best – Super Eagles coach

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr believes the absence of some of the team’s key players affected its performance against Brazil in Sunday’s friendly at the National Stadium in Singapore.
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.

Gernot Rohr reacts to Super Eagles performance against Brazil

Gernot Rohr has reacted to Super Eagles performance in Sunday’s 1-1 friendly draw against five-time world champions, Brazil.
Football fans have hailed the performance of Joe Aribo in Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly in Singapore.

Gernot Rohr proud of Super Eagles display in friendly draw against Brazil

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr is satisfied with the performance of his players in Sunday’s 1-1 friendly draw against five-time world champions, Brazil.
Foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama

Federal government denies report of attack on Nigerian embassy in Benin

The Federal Government has denied reports of attack on the Nigerian Embassy in Benin Republic.
Casemiro

Casemiro close to burn-out with El Clasico on the horizon

He’s arguably been Real Madrid’s most important player this season, but Zinedine Zidane faces a huge dilemma over Casemiro this coming week.
Kalidou Koulibaly was sent off in Napoli’s 1-0 defeat against Cagliari in a Serie A game on Wednesday.

Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly suggests harsher punishment for racist abuse

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly thinks Italian football chiefs need to start handing out lifetime bans to offenders of racist abuse.
Guinea have won the West African Football Union plate competition, after defeating Cape Verde 4-3 on penalties on Saturday.

Guinea crowned WAFU 2019 plate champions

Guinea were crowned the Plate champions of the 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations after beating Cape Verde 4-3 in a penalty shoot-out after the match ended 0-0 at the Stade Lat Dior in Thies, Senegal on Saturday 12 October.
PSG star Neymar, Liverpool's Roberto Firmino and Bayern Munich's Philippe Coutinho are among the invited 23 players for Brazil's friendly matches in October.

Neymar, Roberto Firmino lead Brazil attack against Super Eagles

Neymar and Roberto Firmino will spearhead Brazil’s attack during Sunday’s international friendly against Nigeria, according to coach Tite.
William Troost-Ekong

Brazil vs Nigeria: Super Eagles respect, don’t fear Brazil – William Troost-Ekong

Super Eagles’ stand-in captain William Troost-Ekong has said that while the Nigerian team respect five-time world champions, Brazil they, however, have no fear as both teams step out for a friendly match in Singapore.
The last 24 hours has been controversial for Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong, following purported claims he has been a disruptive character in the team.

William Troost-Ekong: Brazil’s pride bruised, battered by Senegal

Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong has suggested that Brazil’s prose took a hit following the 1-1 draw against Senegal and believes they Selecao will come hunting for redemption against Nigeria on Sunday.

Casemiro: We will show our true quality against Nigeria

Brazil midfielder Casemiro says the Selecao will go all out for a win against the Super Eagles of Nigeria in Sunday’s friendly encounter at the Singapore National Stadium, Kallang.
Brazil coach Tite sends a message to Super Eagles after a 1-1 score draws with Senegal in an international friendly on Thursday afternoon in Singapore.

Brazil boss sends message to Nigeria after draw with Senegal

Brazil coach Tite sends a message to Super Eagles after a 1-1 score draws with Senegal in an international friendly on Thursday afternoon in Singapore.
Copa America champions Brazil and AFCON 2019 runners-up Senegal shared the spoils in a game that saw Neymar make history for the Selecao. 7

Super Eagles midfielder believes Senegal exposed Brazil

Nigeria will draw inspiration from Senegal’s performance against Brazil in Thursday’s friendly in Singapore, according to Super Eagles midfielder Anderson Esiti.
Enyimba have been dumped out of CAF Champions League by Sudan’s Al–Hilal after a 1-0 victory in Omdurman on Sunday.

Caf Confed Cup: Enyimba, Rangers get favourable draws

Nigeria’s surviving clubs in this year’s Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) club competition, Enyimba International of Aba and Enugu Rangers International received favourable draws in the Confederation Cup play-offs pairings held in Cairo, Egypt, on Wednesday.
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’ll be difficult, stronger – Brazil coach

Brazil coach Tite said he expects the Super Eagles of Nigeria to be strong and physical when both countries clash in an international friendly match on Sunday in Singapore.
Copa America champions Brazil and AFCON 2019 runners-up Senegal shared the spoils in a game that saw Neymar make history for the Selecao. 17

Senegal hold Brazil as Neymar makes history — in pictures

Both Brazil and Senegal selected strong starting XIs, with the likes of Kalidou Koulibaly, Idrissa Gueye and Sadio Mane featuring for the latter, while Roberto Firmino, Gabriel Jesus, Philippe Coutinho and Neymar all ran out for the Selecao.
Super Eagles’ defender, Jamilu Collins believes that the Africa Cup of Nations semifinal game against Algeria will be highly technical and they must follow the coach instructions to beat the Northern Africans.

Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins arrive Super Eagles camp in Singapore, Peter Etebo still expected

Shehu Abdullahi and Jamilu Collins have joined the Super Eagles at their Fairmont Hotel base ahead of Sunday’s friendly encounter against the Selecao of Brazil.
Brazil goalkeeper Ederson has declared star team-mate Neymar is happy after linking up with the national team following his failure to return to La Liga champions Barcelona.

Neymar banks on Singapore ‘luck’ to score more goals for Brazil

Brazil super star, Neymar Jr, says he is looking forward to score more goals for the Selecao with the luck of Singapore, a very familiar ground for the Paris Saint Germain forward.

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