African World Cup qualifiers have been going on after the international break, and many African countries are desperate to qualify from their group. Nigeria is in one of the easiest groups, so qualifying should never be a big deal for the Gernot Rohr men. Although they enjoyed an easy draw, but currently the squad wants to jeopardize their opportunity of coming out at the top of the group.
With the International week underway, Nigeria and other African countries, like their European counterparts, will renew rivalry in the quest to determine who represents at the Next World Cup in Qatar 2022. In Group C of the first round of the African World Cup qualification, Nigeria sits at the top of Group C after collecting all six(6) points after two games, while Liberia is second with three(3) points.
It's no more news that beautiful and fair skinned nollywood actress and filmmaker, Yetunde Barnabas tied the knot with her footballer husband, Peter Olayinka, a Slavia Prague forward and Super Eagles striker in a low key wedding ceremony held in Lagos on Friday.
Kelechi Ịheanachọ was the hero of the night for the Super Eagles of Nigeria yesterday when they kick-started their FIFA World Cup qualifiers campaign against Liberia at the Teslim Balogun, as he scored a brilliant brace that sealed the whole three points for the host which placed the at the top of the Group C table with 3 points in 1 game played.
Having a good spell or consistently dazzling the fans can earn you the attention of top clubs and a national team call-up. This is the case of Anayo Iwuala, who recently made his debut for the Super Eagles. The 22-year-old dazzler is one of the new sensations in the Nigerian League as he has been absolutely devastating against defenders he has faced this season. Anayo, who featured in the Super Eagles' victories against Benin Republic and Lesotho says he feels blessed to have worn the legendary number 10 jersey
The Super Eagles deserved their 2-0 victory over Central African Republic in a 2022 World Cup qualifier in Douala on Sunday afternoon, making amends for their error in the first leg. Following the full-time result, CAR head coach Raoul Savoy, in his post-match press conference, said Nigeria should have done better over the two legs due to the Super Eagles' having better players.
Photo Credit : The Punch Odion Ighalo announced his international retirement after finishing top scorer with five goals to help Nigeria finish third at the 2019 Africa Cup Nations. His decision to quit caught the fans and media by surprise and it raised questions whether the team would be able to carry on without him.
There are footballers blessed with great vision, footwork, and the ability to score many goals. For others, what set them apart is their doggedness, consistency, teamwork, and winning mentality. Enugu Rangers defensive midfielder Anthony Shimaga is one of the players that falls into the 'latter' category.
Nigeria-born Striker Patrick Friday Eze has made it known that he's ready to play for the Albenian national team, after he was being ignored by Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr despite the fact that he's his league's highest goal scorer this season.The Kaduna-born Striker has been firing from all cylinders for FK Kukesi football club of Albenia this season, and he has already netted the total number of 12 goals in the Albenian Superliga.
In sharp contrast to his stunning start to life under manager Gernot Rohr, Glasgow Rangers midfielder, Joe Aribo was hurriedly replaced in Super Eagles shocking 1-0 loss to The Wild Beast of the Central African Republic in the World Cup qualifiers. The young and energetic midfielder was a shadow of his former self as he had his share of off days when the national team needed him most.
The West African giants Nigeria endured a terrible day as they suffered a 1 - 0 loss to Central African Republic in the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. The Super Eagles of Nigeria were far from their best as they suffered their first competitive defeat against Central African Republic. Credit: Google
The 2022 African Cup of Nations set to hold in Cameroon is 143 days away and the group stage draws have been made. Nigeria was drawn in Group D along with Egypt, Sudan and Guinea-Bissau which the Super Eagles are widely expected to take one of the top two spots.
Veteran Nigerian Sportscaster, Charles Anazodo feels the Nigeria Football Federation would only be justified to let go of Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr if he fails to win the next African Cup of Nations with the team. He expressed this opinion while featuring as a guest on Football Fans Club of Nigeria's recurrent interview program, "Football and Beyond". Nigeria climbed up to 29th position in the FIFA rankings released in September, but Gernot Rohr's side failed to win any the four matches that followed, with
The Super Eagles of Nigeria played a friendly international game against Mexico earlier today, and although the team was predominantly made up of home based players, certain Nigerian football fans do not believe that a score margin of 4-0 is respectful enough for the super eagles. This article is focused on discussing the reasons why the super eagles lost to Mexico, despite having a beautiful performance in California.
Photo Credit : NFF The Super Eagles of Nigeria lost to the Central African Republic in their third game of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. The three time African champions were beaten by the visitors 0-1 in Thursday's encounter, played at the Teslim Balogun Stadium. The last time the Super Eagles was beaten at home under Gernot Rohr was in 2017, when they lost 2-0 to South Africa in Uyo.
Opportunities always have their ways of presenting themselves to us. When it comes it should be our utmost responsibility to make good use of it. The friendly match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon tonight will grant an opportunity for five fringe players in the Super Eagles to get a chance in Gernot Rohr's team.
The Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr, has revealed that 9 first team players will miss the match against Cape Verde, as they will be returning back to the United Kingdom (U.K). Nigeria won their first World Cup qualifiers match at home to Liberia, as Kelechi Iheanacho scored a first half brace to secure all 3-points for Gernot Rohr’s men.
Super Eagles return to Lagos has been hailed by fans after many years of the national team from the commercial nerve centre of the country. However, it is not the same feeling for the national team manager Rohr who believes the circumstances surrounding the choice of the venue could hamper the players' performances.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will lock horns against the Squirrels of Benin in the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group L qualifiers at the Stade Charles de Gaulle, Porto-Novo.
Image Credits: Google.Nigeria Super eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr claimed that the Super Eagles cannot win the World Cup.Gernot has state his reasons why the Super Eagles cannot win the World Cup with the current players.