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Gernot Rohr told which Super Eagles players to bench in friendly against Brazil

Former Nigeria international, Edema Fuludu, has expressed his reservations about home-based Super Eagles, playing against Brazil on October 13, at the Singapore National Stadium.
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.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr to drop new boys for Brazil clash

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr will retain Glasgow Rangers forward Joe Aribo for the October 13 international friendly against Brazil in Singapore, but will drop fellow new boys Dennis Bonaventure and Josh Maja for the clash, it was learnt.
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.

Roberto Firmino, Neymar lead Brazil’s squad for Nigeria, Senegal friendlies

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.
Home-based Eagles depart Abuja for Lome ahead of the 2020 African Nations Championship (Chan) qualifying match against Togo at the Stade de Kegue as from 4 pm on Sunday.

Home-based Super Eagles depart Abuja for Lome ahead of Togo clash

Home-based Eagles depart Abuja for Lome ahead of the 2020 African Nations Championship (Chan) qualifying match against Togo at the Stade de Kegue as from 4 pm on Sunday.
First choice in goal Adamu Abubakar is joined by Super Eagles’ goaltender Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Enyimba’s Theophilus Afelokhai, as well as defenders Olisah Ndah, John Lazarus, Etboy Akpan and Ebube Duru.

CHAN Eagles recall thrills Ikechukwu Ezenwa as Imama Amapakabo’s squad fly to Togo today

Ikechukwu Ezenwa says he’s delighted to return to the home-based Super Eagles squad who are set to confront Togo in Lome in the CHAN 2010 qualifying games.
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker has vowed to come back stronger after suffering an injury in the club’s Premier League opener against Norwich.

Brazil coach drops Alisson Becker for Eagles friendly, announces squad today

Liverpool’s recuperating goalkeeper Alisson Becker will be missing from the Brazilian team poised to confront Super Eagles of Nigeria in an international game slated to hold in Singapore on October 13.
Glasgow Ranger’s Joe Aribo

Rangers’ Joe Aribo makes Europa League debut against Feyenoord

Joe Aribo made his Europa League debut while Sheyi Ojo scored the solitary goal in their 1-0 victory over Feyenoord on Thursday.
Another Super Eagles star Henry Onyekuru pulled out of Ukraine international friendly encounter billed for September 10 in Dnipro.

FIFA ranking: Super Eagles drop one spot

Former African champions, the Super Eagles have dropped one place to 34th spot in the latest World governing body, FIFA, ranking for the month of August.
Peter Olayinka has expressed delight after the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) failed to cancel his goal which inspired Slavia Prague to a shock 1-1 away draw against Inter Milan in the UEFA Champions League opener,

Peter Olayinka: I’m happy VAR didn’t cancel historic goal

Peter Olayinka has expressed delight after the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) failed to cancel his goal which inspired Slavia Prague to a shock 1-1 away draw against Inter Milan in the UEFA Champions League opener.
Nigeria are now the 34th-ranked team in the world according to the September Fifa rankings.

Nigeria now 34th in latest FIFA rankings

The three-time African champions dropped one place from their previous 33rd position, gathering 1482 points, following their 2-2 draw against Ukraine in the international break.
Sikiru Alimi

CHAN: Sikiru Alimi excited to make Nigeria squad for qualifier against Togo

Former Sunshine Stars defender Sikiru Alimi has expressed his delight at been invited to the home-based Super Eagles camp ahead of the CHAN 2020 qualifying game against Togo in Lome this weekend.
Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho is displeased with his blunder that put his side under pressure in their 3-1 win over Seychelles in Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers game.

Friday Ekpo: Gernot Rohr’s comment on ‘best goalkeeper’ Francis Uzoho will not encourage competition

Former Super Eagles player, Friday Ekpo, has expressed his displeasure with Super Eagles’ coach, Gernot Rohr’s comment of Francis Uzoho, being Nigeria’s best goalkeeper.
Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen believes he and his Lille teammates have learnt useful lessons following their 3-0 in the Champions league by Ajax on Tuesday.

UCL: Victor Osimhen down plays Lille’s 3-0 loss to Ajax

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen believes he and his Lille teammates have learnt useful lessons following their 3-0 in the Champions league by Ajax on Tuesday.
First choice in goal Adamu Abubakar is joined by Super Eagles’ goaltender Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Enyimba’s Theophilus Afelokhai, as well as defenders Olisah Ndah, John Lazarus, Etboy Akpan and Ebube Duru.

CHAN: Coach Imama Amapakabo names Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Ndifreke Effiong, 18 others for Togo

Coach Imama Amapakabo has named the 20 players who will fly Nigeria’s flag at Sunday’s African Nations Championship qualifying match against Togo in Lome.
Nigeria U23 team, first choice goalkeeper Abubakar Adamu, has downplayed the rivalry among the invited goalkeepers in the Eagles B camp, ahead of this weekend’s CHAN 2020 qualifier against Togo.

Nigeria U23 goalie Abubakar Adamu welcomes Theophilus Afelokhai, Ikechukwu Ezenwa CHAN Eagles competition

Nigeria U23 team, first choice goalkeeper Abubakar Adamu, has downplayed the rivalry among the invited goalkeepers in the Eagles B camp, ahead of this weekend’s CHAN 2020 qualifier against Togo.
The Nigeria Football Federation has hinted it wants to follow up the international friendly, arranged for the Super Eagles, against Five-time World Champions, Brazil, with another grade A friendly with an African team.

NFF will follow up Brazil friendly with another Grade A test for Super Eagles...

The Nigeria Football Federation has hinted it wants to follow up the international friendly, arranged for the Super Eagles, against Five-time World Champions, Brazil, with another grade A friendly with an African team.
The day after their exquisite and efficient performance against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa Conquerors of seven-time champions and host nation Egypt) that saw them reach the semi-finals of AFCON 2019, the Super Eagles received pledges of more dollar rain from two of Africa’s richest businessmen.

Friendly: NFF confirms Super Eagles, Brazil clash for October 13

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed that the Super Eagles would slug it out with South American giant, Brazil in a friendly match, expected to take place in Singapore on Sunday, October 13, 2019.

CHAN: Imama Amapakabo to lead Super Eagles to Lome on Friday

Head Coach of National U23 team Imama Amapakabo will lead the Home-based Super Eagles, known as Eagles B, to Lome on Friday for the first leg of a 2020 African Nations Championship qualifying fixture against the Sparrow Hawks coming up on Sunday.

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