Super Eagles of Nigeria and Everton attacking midfielder, Alex Iwobi seems to have been transformed into a new player, as he seems to have rediscovered his form under Everton's new manager, Raphael Benitez. In recent times, Raphael Benitez has praised the Super Eagles of Nigeria player for his creativity, tenacity, and commitment to Everton.
Photo Credit: Soccernet The leagues in England this season especially the top two tiers (Premier League and Championship) have started on a bright and somewhat dramatic note. We have seen Arsenal starting from the bottom and Tottenham surprisingly racing to three straight wins, however, none of these London teams can boast of an unbeaten run.
Super Eagles of Nigeria star Alex Iwobi was in action for Everton football club of England on Monday night, as they came from a goal down to defeat Burnley FC 3-1 at Goodison Park Stadium. The former Arsenal football club star was given another playing time by coach Rafa Benitez, and he was able to impress in the game.
Super Eagles of Nigeria dazzler, Alex Iwobi has been at another level this season having been delivering at the top notch for both club and country which as such made him an important figure in the squad paraded by the former Liverpool manager, Rafael Benitez. The former Arsenal star despite been told at the start of the new season by the Spaniard manager upon his arrival at the Merseyside club to find a new challenge elsewhere insisted on staying at the club to fight for a place in the strating XI.
Former Leicester City footballer Ahmed Musa, have joined the likes of Vincent Enyema (from 2002-2015) and Joseph Yobo (from 2001-2014), to make his 100 appearances for the Nigerian national team. Taken to social media, the official handle of the Nigerian Super Eagles, congratulated Ahmed Musa, for his services and dedication to the national team.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup which is around the corner would be very competitive as Countries would be keen on winning the trophy. Players of different countries would be hoping to give their best on the pitch to claim victory against other teams. Nigeria is currently on their way to the World Cup tournament as they are doing very well in the Africa World Cup qualifiers competition.
The instinct was to grimace at the sight of defenders in panicked retreat as Dylan Tavares fizzed Cape Verde ahead, or wince as Ryan Mendes left Super Eagles floored. There was also an occasion to consider the wider picture as Nigeria won 2-1 during the World Cup Qualification Group C day 2.
The super eagles of Nigeria face a very tough test today as the travel to Cape Verde for their second world cup qualifying game, having won Liberia in their first game they will be looking to secure another victory but doing that becomes very complicated after eight players were excused from the Super Eagles camp.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play their second World Cup qualifier against Cape Verde without ten key players. Nigeria started the qualifying campaign well with a two-nil win at home to Liberia but will be missing seven starters from that game, nine players from that game and ten in total.
“While we would have loved to have the UK –based players on the trip, I am enamoured by the fighting spirit of those who picked shirts. They delivered with aplomb and this has certainly provided depth for the squad going forward, now, we must sustain the momentum".
The Super Eagles of Nigeria made it two wins out of two yesterday in the ongoing FIFA World Cup qualifiers with a decent victory over the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde and will now be rewarded with a sum of 20 million naira. Going into the fixture, the chairman of Air Peace Allen Onyema promised to give the Eagles 20 million nairas in cash if they can secure a victory in Cape Verde and they did just that.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr is in a tight spot now and will be having a headache in making his selection, this is as a result of the loss of two key players 24 hours to the must-win away clash against the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde, two Super Eagles players, Samuel Kalu, and Tyronne Ebuehi have both tested positive for coronavirus and have been ruled out of the game against Cape Verde.
Super Eagles of Nigeria on Friday defeated Liberian team 2-0 in the ongoing World Cup qualification in group C. A brace from Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho sealed the victory for Gernot Rohr's men and send them to the top of the table in group C. The Super Eagles of Nigerian will again travel to Cape Verde to proceed with the FIFA World Cup qualification competition.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria were in action yesterday in their second game of the Group C FIFA World Cup qualifiers against the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde at the Estadio Municipal Aderito Sena. They were able to make it two wins in two games with their hard fought victory which as such placed them at the top of the table with 6 points ahead of Liberia, Cape Verde and the Central African Republic.
Alex Iwobi was once seen as the long-awaited replacement of Super Eagles great, Okocha. However, Alex Iwobi has failed to reach the heights which everyone thought he was destined for. Following his recent struggle at Everton, some important parts of his game need improvement and we shall look into some of those things which he urgently needs to do.
Super Eagles of Nigeria dazzler, Alex Iwobi was in action on Monday night for Everton in their 4th league game of the English premier league against Burnley at the Goodison Park. The former Arsenal star started the game from the bench but was introduced in the second half for Demarai Gray and he was able to impress with the few minutes spent on the pitch of play.
Nigerian Super Eagles has obtained the maximum six points from two games in the ongoing world cup qualifying games. The Eagles who beat the Lone Stars of Liberia 2 goals to nothing last weekend has also won the National team of Cape Verde 2 goals to 1. The Super Eagles won the game, but there were some lapses in the team as the opponents dominated the midfield throughout the game.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria played their second game of the Group C FIFA World Cup qualifiers campaign on Tuesday night away from home against the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde. The Gernot Rohr's side were very clinical and decisive with their approach to the game as they were so relentless with their fighting spirit despite conceding first in the thrilling encounter, as they came from behind to seal the whole three points of the game and as such placed them at the top of the table.
The super eagles made it two wins in a row in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers as they defeated Cape Verde 2-1 in Mindelo. Following their win against liberia and Cape Verde, Nigeria are now at the top of the table with 6points. However, the wins against liberia and Cape Verde has revealed quite a few things about the Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr.
The trio of Iwobi, Ndidi and Iheanacho were very instrumental for Nigeria when they played against Liberia some days ago. Everton attacker, Alex Iwobi assisted two goals and produced a man of the match performance. The two goals that were scored that day came from Kelechi Iheanacho while, Wilfred Ndidi marshalled the midfield with a touch of brilliance.