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……

NFF approves Uyo Stadium for Super Eagles vs South Africa

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) technical committee, have expressed satisfaction over the current state of the playing turf of the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, which will host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between the Super Eagles and South Africa  in two months. The inspection team was led by the Chairman of NFF Technical…

AFCON 2019 qualifier: Uyo to host Super Eagles vs South Africa

Nigeria will play their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game against South Africa, at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo. It is the same venue that hosted the two teams, as they fought to qualify for the 2015 edition of the tournament. The match finished 2-2 and also ended the Super Eagles’ hopes…

Ahmed Musa Considers Legal Action Over ‘Wife Beating’ Reports

Leicester City Striker and Super Eagles Forward, Ahmed Musa is considering the possibility of taking legal action after his agent, Tony Harris described information that he was arrested for beating up his wife Jamila as erroneous. Musa insists that he beat his wife claims were untrue and will now mull over taking the matter to…

P​innick defends Ahmed Musa, says ‘wife beating’ report is false

The ​Nigeria Football Federation​ (NFF)​ has come out in defence of Super Eagles’ Ahmed ​Musa who was reportedly arrested by the police in Leicester on suspicion of beating his wife​. ​Following ​​the news on Thursday NFF President Amaju Pinnick has claimed​ that the reports are false​.​ The ​24-year-old ​​Leicester City ace, ​who ​got married to…

FIFA World Rankings: Super Eagles Move To 5th Place In Africa

Nigeria Super Eagles have moved one place up to the 40th spot with 726(725.67) points in the April FIFA/Coca-Cola World Football Rankings. This also placed Nigeria as the 4th best football nation in Africa. Egypt and Senegal maintained the first and second spots receptively. Egypt moved one place up to 19 in FIFA rankings, while…

Super Eagles move up in latest FIFA ranking [Full list]

The Super Eagles are now the fifth best team in Africa. The team moved a place up in the monthly ranking announced on Thursday morning. Super Eagles are now the 40th best national team in the world. The Super Eagles were ranked 41st in March ranking but moved a place up; thanks to their 1-1…

Hiring Rohr, opposing Hayatou my two biggest gambles – Pinnick

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has admitted that hiring Gernot Rohr as head coach of the Super Eagles and fighting against Issa Hayatou’s continued stay as CAF president, were the two biggest gambles he has taken as a football administrator. Pinnick revealed this to journalists in Abuja on Tuesday. The former…