This Is The Problem With Nigeria-based Players – Gernot Rohr

The Nigerian national team Head coach, Gernot Rohr has admitted that Nigerian National team members are fond of falsifying their age. The national coach who admitted he is not comfortable with the age factor of professional footballers in the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL said: “There is an existing problem with Nigeria based players. We……

2018 World Cup: Rohr to resign if Nigeria fails to qualify

Gernot Rohr​, Super Eagles head coach ​has promised to resign ​if Nigeria ​fails to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. The Super Eagles are top of Group B on the road to Russia 2018, having beaten Zambia and Algeria in their opening two matches. Their next ​matches’ line up are against​ Africa Cup of Nations…

Gernot Rohr Is Worried About Poor Club Form Of Super Eagles Players

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has expressed worry over the large number of Europe-based Nigeria internationals who are not regulars in their various clubs. With the 2018 World Cup and 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers looming large the Franco-German tactician has openly expressed his frustration at the lack of playing time his regulars……

New players battle for Super Eagles shirt

The national team Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has said he is impressed with the eagerness and competitive spirit among the invited new players at the Super Eagles training camp in London. Chelsea defender Ola Aina, Eberchi Eze from Queens Park Rangers, Chuba Akpom, Noah Bazee, Tyronne Ebuehi and Manchester City defender Nathan Oseni all made…

Rohr must work on Iheanacho’s psychology – Obuh

Former Nigeria U-20 coach, John Obuh, has urged Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr, to work on Kelechi Iheanacho’s psychology and temperament to improve the Manchester City forward’s scoring form. The 21-year-old missed a couple of chances during the 1-1 draw with Senegal on Thursday, before scoring from the penalty spot with seven minutes left….

Chelsea Youngster, Ola Aina Considers Playing For Super Eagles

Chelsea youngster, Ola Aina is said to be in talks with Super Eagles handlers to play for the country of his parents’ birth, Nigeria. The youngster is wanted by Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr as he considers his international future with England. Aina, with his family watched the Nigeria vs Senegal match which ended 1-1 at…

Senegal Friendly: Iheanacho rescues Nigeria from defeat

Manchester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho leveled scores for Nigeria with nine minutes left to play as the Super Eagles came from a goal down to hold the Teranga Lions of Senegal to a 1-1 draw in Thursday’s friendly at The Hive stadium, London. The Lions started the game brilliantly with Moussa Sow hitting the woodwork early…

London Friendlies: Super Eagles set for battle

Nigeria’s Super Eagles camp in London has been very much alive since Monday following the arrival of players invited for the two international friendlies with the Teranga Lions of Senegal and the Etalons of Burkina Faso. The Super Eagles, who are currently on a five-match winning streak, will be playing against Africa’s highest ranked team,…

Rohr angry over Victor Moses’ withdrawal from friendlies

Victor Moses’ withdrawal from the Super Eagles squad  ahead of the international friendly matches against Senegal and Burkina Faso, has left coach Gernot Rohr fuming. AllNigeriaSoccer reports that the German was visibly angry with the Chelsea wingback, when the two men held talks earlier in the week. Moses reported to camp at the Crowne Plaza…

LONDON FRIENDLIES: Ahmed Musa to captain Eagles

Leicester City midfielder, Ahmed Musa, will be wearing the captain’s band when the Super Eagles of Nigeria take on the Teranga Lions of Senegal and the Etalons of Burkina Faso in the friendlies scheduled for this month. Musa, who has fallen out of favour at the English Premier League side under new coach Craig Shakespeare…

EAGLE’S FRIENDLIES: Salisu explains why Rohr didn’t invite NPFL stars

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, last week named a 25-man squad, consisting majorly of players plying their trade in Europe and excluding local talents of the Nigerian League, for the international friendly games against Senegal and Burkina Faso in London. A development that has attracted a lot of criticism in some quarters, including reports…