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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.

AFCONQ: Gernot Rohr warns Super Eagles, says Benin are ‘dangerous’

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has warned the Super Eagles players not to take the match against Benin lightly, stating that they are giant killers who eliminated Morocco from the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, adding that they have defensive qualities.
Former Kaizer Chiefs defender Rudolph Seale has lavished goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi with praise following their 3-2 win over Orlando Pirates on Saturday afternoon.

AFCONQ: Gernot Rohr hints he will start Daniel Akpeyi against Benin Republic

Kazier Chiefs goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has the best chance of starting between the sticks in Nigeria's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Benin, Gernot Rohr has disclosed.
President Donald Trump meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy at the InterContinental Barclay New York hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, in New York.

US House set to start public Trump impeachment hearings

In a late July call with Zelenskiy, Trump asked the Ukrainian leader for "a favor," the investigation of Biden, his son Hunter Biden's work at a Ukrainian natural gas company, and a debunked theory that Ukraine had meddled in the 2016 election that Trump won, not Russia, as the U.S. intelligence community concluded.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 12: US President Donald Trump speaks at the Economic Club of New York on November 12, 2019 in New York City. Trump, speaking to business leaders and others in the financial community, spoke about the state of the U.S. economy and the prolonged trade talks with China. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Donald Trump’s Ukrainian path to impeachment attempt

It started with a shadowy diplomatic campaign as Donald Trump bypassed official channels on Ukraine, and the unusual foreign policy bid has now triggered public hearings on impeachment — the ultimate indignity for a US president.
Benin Republic’s coach Michel Dussuyer is optimistic ahead of his side’s 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Nigeria at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo today.

Benin coach unfazed by Super Eagles’ pedigree

Benin Republic’s coach Michel Dussuyer is optimistic ahead of his side’s 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Nigeria at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo today.
U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with a mounting impeachment inquiry, said Monday that written answers are not good enough from the whistleblower who first disclosed that he had pressed Ukraine to pursue investigations of one of his chief 2020 Democratic political rivals, former Vice President Joe Biden.

Donald Trump to release transcript of first phone conversation with Ukrainian president this week

U.S. President Donald Trump announced amid the impeachment inquiry that he would release the transcript of his very first phone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy this week.
Shakhtar Donetsk’s Brazilian midfielder Taison was sent off in a Ukrainian league match against visitors Dynamo Kiev on Sunday for reacting to racist insults from the crowd.

Brazilian player sent off in Ukraine for reacting to racist insults

Shakhtar Donetsk’s Brazilian midfielder Taison was sent off in a Ukrainian league match against visitors Dynamo Kiev on Sunday for reacting to racist insults from the crowd.
Democratic presidential hopeful former US Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a town hall at the Proulx Community Center in Franklin, New Hampshire on November 8, 2019. – Biden spoke to local community members from the region shortly after signing paperwork at the NH State House where he officially joined the New Hampshire Primary as a candidate. (Photo by Joseph Prezioso / AFP)

Joe Biden brings confidence to New Hampshire, as 2020 rivals close in

Democrat Joe Biden strode into New Hampshire’s statehouse Friday like he owned the place, back-slapping officials and insisting he has broad voter support as he ramps up his bid to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday brushed off North Korea’s test of a sea-launched ballistic missile, saying that planned nuclear talks with Pyongyang will go ahead.

Democrats to hold first open hearings in impeachment inquiry

Democrats will hold the first open hearings in Congress next week as part of the impeachment inquiry against US President Donald Trump, Adam Schiff, the Head of the House Intelligence Committee, on Wednesday said.
YESSENTUKI, RUSSIA - JUNE 12- Daniel Akpeyi of Nigeria poses for a portrait during the official FIFA World Cup 2018 portrait session on June 12, 2018 in Yessentuki, Russia. (Photo by Dan Mullan - FIFA-FIFA via Getty Images)

AFCONQ: Daniel Akpeyi returns as Super Eagles No. 1

Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, who is back in the squad of the Super Eagles for their AFCON 2021 qualifiers, will likely be in goal when they take on Benin Republic and Lesotho, respectively, later this month.
African representatives at the 2019 ITTF Team World Cup, Nigeria and Egypt have been a tough draw as the African champions will battle World and Olympic Champions – China in the first round of the competition holding at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.

Nigeria, Egypt draw China at Team World Cup

African representatives at the 2019 ITTF Team World Cup, Nigeria and Egypt have been a tough draw as the African champions will battle World and Olympic Champions – China in the first round of the competition holding at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.
U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with a mounting impeachment inquiry, said Monday that written answers are not good enough from the whistleblower who first disclosed that he had pressed Ukraine to pursue investigations of one of his chief 2020 Democratic political rivals, former Vice President Joe Biden.

Donald Trump: Written answers from whistleblower unacceptable

U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with a mounting impeachment inquiry, said Monday that written answers are not good enough from the whistleblower who first disclosed that he had pressed Ukraine to pursue investigations of one of his chief 2020 Democratic political rivals, former Vice President Joe Biden.
Donald Trump attends Game Five of the 2019 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on October 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. Patrick Smith-Getty Images-AFP

Donald Trump says whistleblower behind impeachment woes ‘Obama guy’

US President Donald Trump has described the whistleblower that triggered the impeachment probe against him as a fraud and an ‘Obama guy’
Ahmed Musa match winner for new club

Ahmed Musa Thrilled To Return For Al Nassr After Injury Layoff

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa is thrilled to return to action for Al Nassr after spending three months on the sidelines due to knee injury.
DES MOINES, IOWA – NOVEMBER 01: Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Liberty and Justice Celebration at the Wells Fargo Arena on November 01, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. Fourteen of the candidates hoping to win the Democratic nomination for president are expected to speak at the Celebration. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

2020 Democrats: Joe Biden slips, Beto O’Rourke quits, Elizabeth Warren answers critics

Joe Biden’s standing in the Democratic presidential nomination battle has slipped in Iowa against top rivals including Elizabeth Warren, the frontrunner in the early-voting state, who on Friday answered critics over how she will pay for her progressive policies.
The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives approved a resolution on Thursday to set the rules for public hearings in the impeachment inquiry of US President Donald Trump.

US House approves ground rules for Donald Trump impeachment inquiry

The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives approved a resolution on Thursday to set the rules for public hearings in the impeachment inquiry of US President Donald Trump.
Donald Trump attends Game Five of the 2019 World Series between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on October 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. Patrick Smith-Getty Images-AFP

House to formalise Donald Trump impeachment investigation

Democrats laid out a formal roadmap for President Donald Trump’s impeachment Thursday as they accumulated more evidence to support charges that he improperly pushed Ukraine to boost his own 2020 electoral prospects.
Super Eagles Head Coach Gernot Rohr is pushing for CAF to postpone the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Benin Republic, earlier scheduled for November 13.

AFCONQ: Gernot Rohr to keep faith in squad that faced Brazil

Super Eagles’ manager Gernot Rohr will keep faith with squad that took on Ukraine and Brazil in September and October international friendlies for next month’s 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.

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