Nigeria To Get Over $12M From FIFA For Qualifying For Russia 2018 World Cup

Nigeria To Get Over $12M From FIFA For Qualifying For Russia 2018 World Cup

Nigeria will be paid a total of $12.5 million by FIFA for qualifying for Russia 2018 with $2.5 million of this amount paid for the Eagles to prepare adequately for the football showpiece. They will earn more cash should they reach the knockout rounds of the tournament as they have done in 1994 and 2014. Nigeria have so far used a total of 37 players for the qualifying tournament for Russia 2018 and they are…

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Super Eagles Remain My Favourite Team To Play Against- Lionel Messi

Super Eagles Remain My Favourite Team To Play Against- Lionel Messi

Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, has picked a match against Nigeria, as one of his favourites for his country. Messi revealed this shortly after netting a hat-trick against Ecuador, which qualified Argentina for the 2018 World Cup. He has played against Nigeria twice at age-grade level – the 2005 World Youth Championship and also the 2008 Olympic in Beijing – winning both times. At senior level, he has scored in three times in the three games…

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Super Eagles: Carl Ikeme All Smiles As Officials/Players Share Booty With Him

Super Eagles: Carl Ikeme All Smiles As Officials/Players Share Booty With Him

Players and officials of the Super Eagles, gave a share of the bonus they were paid for beating Zambia 1-0, to goalkeeper Carl Ikeme, who is presently down with acute Leukaemia. This was revealed by head coach, Gernot Rohr, in an interview with Lagos Talks FM. Rohr says Ikeme set Nigeria on a sound footing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, with his fine performance in their first game away to Zambia in Ndola…

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2018 World Cup Tournament: It May Not Be Roller Coster For Super Eagles…

2018 World Cup Tournament: It May Not Be Roller Coster For Super Eagles…

Former Wimbledon striker, John Fashanu, has said that Nigeria will not find themselves in an easy group at the 2018 World Cup. The draw for the tournament will be held December 1 . “Right now we are back on track, but the hard work all starts for the Super Eagles from here,” Fashanu told Completesportsnigeria. “It show who we are and a little of what we have for now. I say well done to the team….

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Nigeria Vs Zambia: I Have No Doubt About Defeating Zambia Today – Mikel

Nigeria Vs Zambia: I Have No Doubt About Defeating Zambia Today – Mikel

Super Eagles’ captain Mikel John Obi has declared the players have no need to say too much before Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Zambia’s Chipolopolo. The 2012 Africa Cup of Nations champions visit the 2013 winners in a match of high importance at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, which should determine the swing of Africa’s Group B ticket to football’s biggest house party in Russia next year summer. “We know…

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Nigeria Vs Zambia: President Buhari, Saraki, Akpabio, Dalung Others Heads To Uyo

Nigeria Vs Zambia: President Buhari, Saraki, Akpabio, Dalung Others Heads To Uyo

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola will represent President Muhammadu Buhari at Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying showdown between Nigeria and Zambia in Uyo. Thenff.com discloses on Friday that Fashola will fly into the Akwa Ibom State capital on Saturday. Top officials have also confirmed that President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Minister of Youth and Sports, Barr. Solomon Dalung and the Chairmen of the Senate and House Committees…

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Ghana’s 10-Man-Squad Thrash Nigeria 4-1 To Retain WAFU Cup Of Nations

Ghana’s 10-Man-Squad Thrash Nigeria 4-1 To Retain WAFU Cup Of Nations

The Black Stars of Ghana emerged as champions of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations on Sunday after they thrashed the Super Eagles 4-1 at the Cape Coast Stadium. Stephen Sarfo who was voted as man-of-the-match scored a brace for the Black Stars while Atinga and Cobbinah scored a goal each for the hosts. Rabiu Ali scored a stunning free kick late in the game, but it could not change anything as the Super Eagles…

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Sports: Lets Celebrate Our Super Eagles – Buhari / ORBITNEWS Sports

Sports: Lets Celebrate Our Super Eagles – Buhari / ORBITNEWS Sports

Nigerians has been urged by President Muhammadu Buhari to celebrate the Super Eagles, following their 1-1 draw with Cameroon, in a 2018 World Cup qualifying game on Monday in Yaounde. Buhari tweeted: “Let’s celebrate our Super Eagles, holding Cameroon to a draw in Yaoundé. The march to #Russia2018 continues, and they have all our support!” The Eagles survived early pressure, before they took the lead through Simon Moses, who lashed in on a loose ball….

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Nigerians Forgot About Arewa,Biafra, O’dua During Super Eagles Match With Cameroon – Presidency

Nigerians Forgot About Arewa,Biafra, O’dua During Super Eagles Match With Cameroon – Presidency

Reacting to Nigeria’s victory over Cameroon in a World Cup qualifier, Personal Assistant to President Buhari, Lauretta Onochie, said it was good Nigerians forgot Arewa quit notice, IPOB secessionists, ODU’A bickering and other tribal idiocies for a while during the duration of the match. She emphasized it is better to be united as one and support each other, rather than fighting for division and being hateful “If we can be Nigerians now, let’s keep it…

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President Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles For Fridays Victory

President Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles For Fridays Victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Friday’s impressive win over the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. The President joined millions of football-loving Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora in applauding the senior men’s football team for their disciplined, skillful and entertaining display against the defending African champions. President Buhari, while noting that with the exhilarating victory, Nigeria is on the verge of…

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