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Oscar 2021: Genevieve Nnaji, Akin Omotoso named Academy members

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles begin preparations on Sunday

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will on Sunday begin preparations for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Benin Republic.
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.

AFCONQ: Gernot Rohr rolls out Eagles for Benin, Lesotho

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has empaneled his squad for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Benin Republic and Lesotho, with Captain Ahmed Musa back after injury and midfielder Ramon Azeez retained after seeing action in this month’s 1-1 draw with five–time world champions Brazil in Singapore.
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

Nigeria recall Ahmed Musa for 2021 Africa Cup qualifiers

Nigeria recalled skipper Ahmed Musa, South Africa-based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi and midfielder Mikel Agu on Monday for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho.
Ukraine head coach Andriy Shevchenko has named Manchester City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko and West Ham United’s Andriy Yarmolenko in his squad for his next month’s friendly encounter against the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the Dnipro Arena in Kyiv.

Ukraine coach names Manchester City, West Ham stars in squad for Super Eagles friendly

Ukraine head coach Andriy Shevchenko has named Manchester City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko and West Ham United’s Andriy Yarmolenko in his squad for his next month’s friendly encounter against the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the Dnipro Arena in Kyiv.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has praised the Eagles, the coaching crew and himself for pushing the team to the 3rd best position in Africa and 42nd best in the world having taking over the team when it was not faring well in the FIFA Rankings over two years ago.

AFCON: Super Eagles begin camping Sunday

Nigeria’s final preparations for the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) which will hold in Egypt is set to begin on Sunday, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said on Friday.

Gabon include Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after he missed last match

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been named by Gabon coach Daniel Cousin for an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at home to Mali.
Super Eagles and Arsenal ace Alex Iwobi battles Dean Furman of South Africa in an AFCON qualifier in June 2017

Gernot Rohr calls up Ahmed Musa, Kenneth Omeruo, 21 others for South Africa, Uganda...

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has called up stand-in team captain Ahmed Musa and 22 other players for preparations ahead of the senior national male football team’s two upcoming matches.
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Daniel Cousin makes few changes to Gabon squad

Newly appointed Gabon coach Daniel Cousin has largely maintained the squad of his predecessor Jose Antonio Camacho for his first match in charge of the Panthers. He has named 23-man provisional squad for their back-to-back...

AFCON: Coach Gernot Rohr names Ogenyi Onazi, Ahmed Musa, 22 others for Seychelles

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has released a list of 24 Nigeria senior players who will do battle for the three points in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles in Victoria on September 7.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr invites 24 players for Algeria, Argentina matches

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has invited 24 players including team captain Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and Ogenyi Onazi for the upcoming World Cup qualifier and Int’l friendly against Algeria and Argentina.

Mikel, Moses make Rohr’s list for Zambia clash

Super Eagles’ technical adviser Gernot Rohr has called up captain John Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi and 20 other players for the October 7 must win 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying showdown against the Chipolopolo of Zambia.

Mikel returns as Rohr names squad for battles with Cameroon

Super Eagles’ team Captain, Mikel John Obi, has been recalled to the team as the Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, on Tuesday, released his list of players for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying duels with Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions.

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