My Mission Is To Win 2019 AFCON, Says Rohr

My Mission Is To Win 2019 AFCON, Says Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is aiming to win the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroun after extending his contract with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for two more years. Three-time champions Nigeria missed out on the 2015 and 2017 edition of the AFCON, and trail leaders Libya and South Africa by three points in Group E of the 2019 AFCON qualifiers. ‘’The verbal agreement was reinforced by an official handshake,’’ said Rohr…

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Rohr already decided on World Cup squad, says Agali

Rohr already decided on World Cup squad, says Agali

Super Eagles’ new chief scout, Victor Agali says coach Gernot Rohr won’t be considering new players in his squad for the World Cup in Russia next year. Agali made this known in a television programme in Lagos monitored by Owngoalnigeria.com, while responding to a question on if new players would make the squad to the World Cup. He said there would be no need for new players in the team as the coach already has…

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NFF wants friendly games with Serbia, Denmark

NFF wants friendly games with Serbia, Denmark

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is working to secure friendly matches for the Super Eagles against Denmark and Serbia, an official of the federation has revealed. According to the source, the details of the intending games will become clearer when NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, who is currently in London, returns to Nigeria. The match against Serbia will expose the Super Eagles to the type of game they will face when they meet Croatia at the…

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Nigeria not afraid of any team, Rohr says

Nigeria not afraid of any team, Rohr says

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr says he is calm ahead of Friday’s Final Draw for the 21st FIFA World Cup finals as his team has no fear of any team. According to a statement by the Communications Department of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Thursday, Rohr spoke from the Crowne Plaza World Trade Centre in Moscow. It quoted him as speaking in the morning after he landed in the Russian capital for the…

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Super Eagles Coach Get New Contract

Super Eagles Coach Get New Contract

The President of the Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has revealed that the NFF rewarded Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr with a two-year deal for his impressive work with the team since he took charge in 2016, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.Rohr signed a two-year deal with the NFF in August 2016 but the German was handed a new two-year deal six months to the end of the current contract. “We have decided to confront head-on any possible area of…

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Plateau United, Enyimba Clash In Super Six Opener

Plateau United, Enyimba Clash In Super Six Opener

Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Plateau United, will face Enyimba in the opening fixture of the Super Six competition on Monday December 11 at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano, reports Completesportsnigeria. com. Aiteo Federation Cup champions, Akwa United and MFM FC will clash in the in other opening day fixture. According to the fixture schedule released by the League Management Company on Wednesday, the two clubs will compete in Group A of the competition along…

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Russia 2018: Nigeria Had The Youngest Squad During Qualifiers – FIFA

Russia 2018: Nigeria Had The Youngest Squad During Qualifiers – FIFA

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) says Nigeria paraded the youngest players during the qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This was announced on FIFA’s official website on Tuesday by a Switzerland-based independent study Centre International d’Étude du Sport (CIES) in it’s issue number 30 of Observatory Monthly Report.

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World Cup: Nigeria Set To Meet Germany, Brazil, Belgium – See Pots Announced For World Cup Draw

World Cup: Nigeria Set To Meet Germany, Brazil, Belgium – See Pots Announced For World Cup Draw

FIFA has announced the 4 pots in preparation for the draws coming up on the 1st of December. The pots were arranged according to the last FIFA rankings and Nigeria made Pot 4. This means that the Super Eagles are likely to meet top teams like Germany, Brazil or Belgium in the group stages of the World Cup in Russia One team is picked from each pit to form a group. Super Eagles easiest foes…

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Rohr drops Ezenwa

Rohr drops Ezenwa

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has revealed the changes he will make in his squad from the one that drew 1-1 with Algeria when they face Argentina tomorrow in Russia. Ezenwa The coach confirmed the return of captain John Obi Mikel and also explained why he left the Tianjin Teda midfielder out of the squad for the last game against Algeria. “Mikel of course will come back. He didn’t play against Algeria because it was…

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FIFA Provides Official Authorization For Argentina – Nigeria Friendly Match

FIFA Provides Official Authorization For Argentina – Nigeria Friendly Match

World football–governing body, FIFA, has given approval for the international friendly between Nigeria and Argentina to go ahead as scheduled in Krasnodar, Russia on Tuesday, 14th November 2017. This was contained in a letter forwarded to the Football Union of Russia, addressed to the General Secretary, Aleksandr Alaev, and signed by FIFA’s Director of Competitions, Christian Unger. The letter, dated 31 October 2017 read, inter alia: “FIFA would like to thank you for complying with…

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