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……

B/Faso friendly may be cancelled as only 8 players get visa

Although there has been no official statement by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) concerning the matters arising, but the friendly game between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Etalons of Burkina Faso is on the brink of being cancelled. Reports have it that the Burkinabé FA Boss, Sita Sangaré, said his players and coaching…

Eagles’ll be at their best against B/Faso, Rohr promises

After securing a 1-1 draw against Senegal on Thursday, Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is optimistic that his side will be at their best on Monday when they face the Etalons of Burkina Faso in another friendly tie in London. Rohr, who said he is “satisfied with the whole attitude” of his players during the…

SENEGAL FRIENDLIES: Organizers to refund money for failed livestream

​While dissociating itself from ​the failure to have Thursday’s friendly between the Super Eagles and ​​Teranga Lions of Senegal in London streamed live​, ​the ​Nigeria Football Federation ​(NFF) has ​said organizers of the tie will refund​ ​the monies ​of ​​fans​ who paid to watch​.​ Many Nigerians paid N500 each to watch the friendly on the…

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…

Leicester To Sign Second Nigerian Player In January

Leicester City are set to sign Wilfred Ndidi  in January 2017.  He will be the second Nigerian player for the English Premier League champions after signing Nigerian winger Ahmed Musa in summer. Leicester on Monday took  a step closer to finalising the £15million transfer of Ndidi from Genk after he underwent a medical. The clubs agreed…

Iwobi Shines As Eagles Soar Against Plateau U Ahead of WCQ2018

Super Eagles, Nigerian National Men’s Team Ahead of Sunday’s, October 9 Russia 2018 World Cup Qualifier, Super Eagles continue with preparations by beating Plateau United 3-0 on Wednesday inside the National Stadium, Abuja. Anderson Esiti’s first half goal and an Alex Iwobi brace in the second half gave the Super Eagles a morale boosting 3-0 win…

Super Eagles Rise To 64th In Fifa World Ranking

The Nigeria National Team, Super Eagles, have jumped three places up to the 64th position in the latest Fifa ranking released by the world football governing body on Thursday. Gernot Rohr’s men were ranked 67th in August ranking but improved with few weeks to the commencement of the 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifiers. With this…

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…