Rohr begins Nigeria reign with victory as Super Eagles beat Tanzania

New Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, began his stint in charge with a win, as Nigeria beat Tanzania 1-0 in their last 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom. Manchester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho, unleashed a cracking effort late in the second half, to seal victory for…

Iheanacho’s Wonder Goal Gives Nigeria Victory Over Tanzania

Kelechi Iheanacho’s stunning late strike ensured Nigeria ended their failed Africa Cup of Nations qualifying bid with a 1-0 win over Tanzania. The Super Eagles’ 1-0 loss to Egypt in March thwarted their hopes of reaching Gabon 2017 in a group reduced to only three teams following Chad’s withdrawal for financial reasons. But they at least got…

Tanzania ready to shock Eagles in Uyo –Captain

Captain of the Taifa Stars of Tanzania, Mbwana Samatta has declared that they are ready to shock the Super Eagles when both teams battle in today’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom state. Though the match in inconsequential to both teams, but Samatta insists they…

Tanzania coach predicts tough game against Super Eagles

Tanzania national football team coach, Charles Nkwasa, says the Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Nigeria`s Super Eagles will be tough. Nkwasa told sports writers after the team`s training session at the Godswill Akpabio stadium, Uyo on Friday that though nothing was as stake for the two teams, the match would be tough. He…

WLO Series: Nigeria To Play Ghana, Kenya

Nigeria has been pitted against Kenya and Ghana in the hockey male and female categories of the World League One Series slated for Accra, Ghana, from September 9 to 11, 2016, at the Theodocia Okoe National Hockey Pitch in Accra. According to the draws released yesterday by the Ghana Hockey Association, Nigeria’s women team would…

Tanzania coach predicts tough game against Super Eagles

Nigeria’s Super Eagles Tanzania national football team coach, Charles Nkwasa, says the Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Nigeria`s Super Eagles will be tough. Nkwasa told sports writers after the team`s training session at the Godswill Akpabio stadium, Uyo on Friday that though nothing was as stake for the two teams, the match would…

Osimhen focused on Super Eagles

Victor Osimhen insists he has firmly put behind him, the disappointment of Nigeria’s failure to qualify for the 2017 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Zambia. The Flying Eagles were eliminated by Sudan after a dramatic 5-5 draw on aggregate in the third round of qualifying, with Nigeria losing out on the away goals…

Rohr must start on a winning note with Super Eagles – Dosu Joseph

Former Nigeria goalkeeper, Dosu Joseph, has warned new Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, that he needs to start on a winning note. Rohr’s first official game, will take place on Saturday, when the Eagles host Tanzania in their final 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state. Both teams are out of…

Tanzania arrive in Nigeria ahead of Saturday’s 2017 AFCON qualifier

The Tanzanian national team, have arrived in Nigeria ahead of their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Super Eagles on Saturday. The Taifa Stars touched down in Abuja, before connecting another flight to Uyo, where the match will be played. Tanzania have never defeated Nigeria in their five previous encounters and although the…

Super Eagles will not receive win bonuses for Tanzania clash

Players and officials of the Super Eagles will not be paid win bonuses if they beat Tanzania in their last 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier this Saturday, as the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) does not have sufficient funds. There is nothing at stake in the match, as both teams can no longer qualifier for…

Can this Rohr really roar?

My friends all, are we really thinking of our chances of being part of the World Cup party coming up in Russia come 2018? This question is particularly pertinent today given the fact that, as it were, Nigeria seems to be at the lowest ebb of its strength as a soccer playing nation. In spite…

Pinnick eyes CAF, FIFA seats

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Pininck, is eyeing membership of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Executive Committee and FIFA Council seat respectively. This is even as Pinnick claimed that absence of any Nigerian at both CAF and FIFA decision-making echelons was the reason Nigeria failed to qualify for the Gabon…