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Opinion: Why Gifting ₦1Million Each To Iheanacho & Iwobi After Yesterday's Win Was A Wrong Gesture

Yesterday, Nigeria recorded her first victory at the ongoing FIFA World Cup Qualifiers with a deserved 2-0 victory over Liberia. After the match EPL stars Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi were given one million naira each I believe it was a wrong gesture. Iheanacho opened the scoring at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos in the 22nd minute of the game, with a decent shot that beat the Liberia goalkeeper to his near post.

  4 months ago ago
Opinion: Why Gifting ₦1Million Each To Iheanacho & Iwobi After Yesterday's Win Was A Wrong Gesture

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Could Raphael Benitez Have Unknowingly Helped Nigeria To Unlock Alex Iwobi's Full Potentials?

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.

  4 months ago ago
Could Raphael Benitez Have Unknowingly Helped Nigeria To Unlock Alex Iwobi's Full Potentials?

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Opinion: Gernot Rohr Is Wrong To Blame Nigeria's Loss On The Absence Of Two Players

Central African Republic clinched an important win against Nigeria in their 2022 World Cup qualifier game earlier today. Nigerian head coach, Gernot Rohr, would not be pleased with the performance of his players especially in the second half of the encounter. Nigeria started the game on a very good note as they created chances after chances in the early stages.

  3 months ago ago
Opinion: Gernot Rohr Is Wrong To Blame Nigeria's Loss On The Absence Of Two Players

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Checkout 3 Players Who Might Make Their Super Eagles Debut Tomorrow (Photos)

Tomorrow Nigeria will face Cape Verde for their second match of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers and some players might put on the green and white jersey for the first time. Nigeria is currently top Group C after a 2-0 victory over Liberia and in Lagos on Friday and will be hoping to make it two wins out of two despite having a shortage of players.

  4 months ago ago
Checkout 3 Players Who Might Make Their Super Eagles Debut Tomorrow (Photos)

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EVE 0-1 WHU: How Benitez Made A Mistake By Starting Iwobi

Recall that Manchester United was thrashed by Leicester City at the King Power Stadium. Many fans have been blaming different players for the Manchester United defeat, with Harry Maguire as the main culprit. However, it must be stated that harry Maguire made some errors that led to the goal, but he should not be receiving all the blame because he was just returning from injury.

  3 months ago ago
EVE 0-1 WHU: How Benitez Made A Mistake By Starting Iwobi

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How Gernot Rohr Could Re-arrange Super Eagles Midfielder Without Ndidi, Iwobi And Etebo

Photo Credit :Getty Images Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr will be without three key players for the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against the Central African Republic. Attacking midfielder Alex Iwobi has pulled out of the games due to injury. He now joins Wilfred Ndidi and Oghenekaro Etebo on the treatment table.

  3 months ago ago
How Gernot Rohr Could Re-arrange Super Eagles Midfielder Without Ndidi, Iwobi And Etebo

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Iwobi can be the best player on the pitch one day, and the worst player the next day- Agbonlahor

Super Eagles forward, Alex Iwobi, didn't start the match against Watford, a game they lost 5-2. Former Aston Villa striker, Gabriel Agbonlahor, thinks that a player like Iwobi doesn't deserve to start games for the English club because of his inconsistency. While talking to Football Insider, Agbonlahor said that the only reason Iwobi is getting game time is that Richarlison and Dominic Calvert-Lewin are injured.

  2 months ago ago
Iwobi can be the best player on the pitch one day, and the worst player the next day- Agbonlahor

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Opinion: How Austin Okocha Can Help Revive Alex Iwobi Career At Everton

They say " if you can't beat them, join them", but at the moment there seems to be no way he could beat them. That at least was the conclusion drawn by football pundits in the UK after the final whistle went in Everton's 1-0 home loss to West Ham last weekend.

  3 months ago ago
Opinion: How Austin Okocha Can Help Revive Alex Iwobi Career At Everton

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Analysis : Time for Everton Boss To Stop The Alex Iwobi's No.10 experiment and seek other solutions

Photo Credit : goal.com Alex Iwobi was given another start by Everton boss Rafael Benitez in their Premier League defeat to Aston Villa at the Villa Park on Saturday. The Nigerian international struggled to impose himself in the game, and he was later substituted by the Coach. Although it will be unfair to blame Iwobi for the defeat, but the time is right for him to start performing well at the highest level.

  4 months ago ago
Analysis : Time for Everton Boss To Stop The Alex Iwobi's No.10 experiment and seek other solutions

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Why the absence of Iwobi, Etebo and Ndidi is a blessing in disguise for the Super Eagles

The crucial match of the Super Eagles' with Central African Republic has brought out a lot of lessons for the the three-time African champions including in the midfield department. Contrary to the thoughts of many football-loving Nigerians who concluded that the Super Eagles will bag a maximum of six points in a doubleheader against the Central Africans on a smooth ride to seal their 2022 World Cup berth in Qatar, but they only took three points out of the two matches.

  3 months ago ago
Why the absence of Iwobi, Etebo and Ndidi is a blessing in disguise for the Super Eagles

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5 impressive Nigeria players of the week: Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi shine

It is that time of the week again - we are naming our best five Nigeria performers this weekend Kelechi Iheanacho stole the show in the World Cup Qualifiers for the Super Eagles. Lanky striker Umar Sadiq grabbed headlines in Spanish for Almeria. Let’s now name the best performers over the past weekend.

  4 months ago ago
5 impressive Nigeria players of the week: Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi shine

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3 Reasons Why Nigeria Was Able To Secure The 2-1 Away Victory Against Cape Verde

Nigeria secured an 2-1 away victory over Cape Verde, the victory was unexpected due to the events that unfolded prior to the game, eight first team stars who ply their trade in the UK left the eagles camp, Iheanacho, Iwobi, Ndidi amongst others were among the players excused, Gernot Rohr's woes were compounded even further as Tyrone Ebuehi and Samuel Kalu became unavailable for the game.

  4 months ago ago
3 Reasons Why Nigeria Was Able To Secure The 2-1 Away Victory Against Cape Verde

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Opinion: The ₦1 Million Price Given To Iwobi And Iheanacho May Not Be A Good Idea

Nigeria started their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers as they faced the Liberian national team in Lagos, Nigeria. Nigeria recorded their first win in the group, as two goals from Leicester City football club forward Kelechi Iheanacho secured all three points for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

  4 months ago ago
Opinion: The ₦1 Million Price Given To Iwobi And Iheanacho May Not Be A Good Idea

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Iheanacho, Iwobi and 3 top players who may not travel for Nigeria's next match against Cape Verde.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria began their World Cup Qualifiers campaign on a winning note as they played out a 2 - 0 home win over Liberia at Teslim Balogun Stadium. The African giants Nigeria were incredible in both half as they registered three goals, six shots on target and six shots off target against Liberia.

  4 months ago ago
Iheanacho, Iwobi and 3 top players who may not travel for Nigeria's next match against Cape Verde.

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3 things Alex Iwobi must do to make sure that he gains the trust of Rafa Benitez

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.

  4 months ago ago
3 things Alex Iwobi must do to make sure that he gains the trust of Rafa Benitez

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Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr Blames Loss To C.A.R On Absence Of Iwobi, Ndidi.

Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr has Blamed the stunning loss to the Central African Republic on the Absence of Alex Iwobi and Wilfred Ndidi. Rohr's Super Eagles were without two of their most significant players as they fell 1-0 at home to the Central African Republic in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier in Lagos.

  3 months ago ago
Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr Blames Loss To C.A.R On Absence Of Iwobi, Ndidi.

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'Absence Of Ndidi and Iwobi, Played A Part In Our Defeat' -Rohr Reveals.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria suffered a late minute defeat to the Wild Beasts of the Central African Republic in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, and according to reports by the Nigerian coach, the absence of Ndidi and Iwobi was enough to influence the defeat. The German tactician has stated that the absence of the Leicester City player and Everton player had impacted Nigeria's game against the Central African Republic, in the Thursday 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying match.

  3 months ago ago
'Absence Of Ndidi and Iwobi, Played A Part In Our Defeat' -Rohr Reveals.

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Iheanacho's double seals Nigeria's Super Eagles' victory over Liberia.

On September 3, 2021, Super Eagles players celebrate one of Kelechi Iheanacho's goals against Liberia in a World Cup qualifier at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos. Nigeria's Super Eagles defeated Liberia's Lone Stars 2-0 in a Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifier on Friday, thanks to a brace from Kelechi Iheanacho.

  4 months ago ago
Iheanacho's double seals Nigeria's Super Eagles' victory over Liberia.

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Nigeria to be without UK based players as Super Eagles faces Cape Verde.

Super Eagles are coming of a 2-0 win against Liberia in Lagos which Iheanacho and Iwobi were the heroes of the match. The Super Eagles will be without their UK based players as they departed to return to their base. A statement from the Nigeria Football Federation said that there were just 21 players on board to Cape Verde for the World Cup qualifier slated for September 7th 2021.

  4 months ago ago
Nigeria to be without UK based players as Super Eagles faces Cape Verde.

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3 Notable Events That Contributed To Nigeria's 2-1 Win Over Cape Verde

Nigeria Super Eagles continued their winning form in their second group C match against Cape Verde. The Super Eagles secured a 2-1 victory over Cape Verde away from home. The win for the Super Eagles didn't play into their hands like it did against Liberia, they had to fight back a 1-0 deficit to clinch the 2-1 victory.

  4 months ago ago
3 Notable Events That Contributed To Nigeria's 2-1 Win Over Cape Verde