The Nigeria Football Federation have made public the list of players invited for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against the Central African Republic next month. Gernot Rohr listed 23 players for the double-header, but there are some notable players missing from the squad. The first match will hold at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos on Thursday, 7th October, while the second fixture will be played four days later in Douala, Cameroon (presently the ‘home’ of the Central African Republic national teams).
The Nigeria national women team nicknamed the Super Falcons, represent our country in international women's football. It is financed and controlled by the Nigeria Football Federation. The team is the most successful Africa's female national team, wining in record eleven (11) Africa Women cup of nations titles, with their most recent title in 2018, after defeating South Africa in the final.
Super Eagles of Nigeria meets Central African Republic (CAR) in a two-legged Africa world cup qualifying match on the 7th and 10th October, 2021. The first leg comes up in Lagos, while the second leg comes up in Douala, Cameroon- the adopted home ground of Central African Republic's national team.
Super Eagles team captain, Ahmed Musa, has given his teammates the sum of 5 million to share after the Nigeria Football Federation gave him 10 million to celebrate his 100th appearance in the national team. Musa joined the likes of Joseph Yobo and Vincent Enyeama in the illustrious list of Nigeria's centurions on Tuesday, September 7, after he played in Nigeria's 2-1 triumph over Carpe Verde in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.
The Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick recently made a very valid point of an age-long fact that some Super Eagles players are not as good in the national team as they are in their clubs. And this is very true. Pinnick was speaking while addressing the players at their training camp as they prepare for the upcoming 2022 World Cup Qualifying matches.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has finally accepted FIFA’s own record of Ahmed Musa. They claimed the Super Eagles captain has made a total of 98 caps for the country, contrary to the reports of 100 caps that was initially recorded after the World Cup qualifiers game against Cape Verde.
Photo Credit : Twitter Gernot Rohr was appointed as the Head Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria in August 2016, by the Amaju Pinnick led Nigeria Football Federation. Since he came on board, Rohr has endured criticisms from Nigeria's ex-international football and the media for his style of play.
The maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Cup will start in Lagos on Wednesday 15 September 2021. The competition is a brainchild of the Nigeria Football Federation in honour of the wife of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Mohammadu Buhari. The 7 days event will feature to feature six top National women football teams in Africa which include the host, Super Falcons of Nigeria, which is the defending champion of the Africa Women Cup Of Nations, AWCON.
Star quality can be a wonderful weapon. Not everyone can adjust to the demands of celebs status. Sports, entertainment, politics are all sphere of life that brings the best and worst out of its celebrities in achingly public ways. One man who has used his fame to change the face of Nigerian football by giving Nigeria a voice in both CAF and FIFA is Amaju Pinnick.
Photo Credit : Twitter The Super Eagles and the Nigeria Football Federation are yet to reach a compromise on the unpaid match bonus. Report suggests both parties clashed again over N1m match bonus for beating Liberia in Lagos last Friday. The reports stressed further that, the NFF offered a sum of N1m for the bonus and the players rejected the money, saying they did not agree to the said amount.
Following Ahmed Musa 100 caps in the Super Eagles victory against the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde yesterday, the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick has stated that the football house will reward him with 10 millions Naira. The former CSKA Moscow Attacker became the third Nigerian footballer to reach century of appearances for the National team, after Joseph Yobo and veteran goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama.
The Nigeria Football Federation announced the cash reward of 10 million naira for the Nigeria player as he attained 100 caps for the nation. NFF announced this after the match against Cape Verde, and also stated that from that moment henceforth, every Nigerian player that attains 100 caps for the nation will receive the 10 million naira cash reward.
Ahmed Musa, the captain of the Super Eagles, has committed to split N5 million with his teammates. Musa was set to receive N10 million after appearing in the 2-1 win over Cape Verde, which was scheduled to be his 100th cap for the national side. The Nigeria Football Federation's President, Amaju Pinnick, announced that the federation will begin honouring every player that hits the centennial mark.
Opinion: NFF Did Wrong To Honor Ahmed Musa 'N10 Million' For Reaching 100 Caps With The Super Eagles
Ahmed Musa is a Super Eagles player who has currently reached a major landmark of appearances for Nigeria’s senior football team. He played a vital role in helping Nigeria win against Cape Verde in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers. Musa is playing for the Turkish Süper Lig club known as Fatih Karagümrük and has been in good form for the Super Eagles.
It is no longer news that the Super Eagles of Nigeria lost their World Cup Qualifying campaign against the Central African Republic in one of the group C fixtures played yesterday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. Before the game, Nigerians thought that the Super Eagles would have no problem getting the maximum points against the Central African Republic who were seen as minnows.
Nigeria's Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has appealed to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to provide maximum security for the team ahead of their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers game against Liberia. Truth is, the only possible reason why he is making, such a ridiculous demand, is to avoid another mob attack from the fans, should they go ahead to make another blunder, like they did in their game against Sierra Leone (where they blew away a 4:0 lead).
The Nigeria Football Federation appointed German coach Gernot Rohr as the head coach of the Super Eagles in 2016. The appointment created mixed reactions amongst fans and football lovers as Rohr had not proven himself a winner in his past coaching jobs. The 68-year-old German has coached various teams in both clubs and could try football.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have develop a new strategy in encouraging her national players whilst representing the nation at both International and local level. In other words, certain initiatives has been put into consideration as NFF President, Amaju Pinnick disclose his plan in partnership with the Nigeria Football Federation to reward an eye-catching cash prize of N10 million to any Nigerian player who reach his/her 100 caps for the Nigeria national team.
The Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) has incurred the wrath of fans on social media platform Instagram after it shared a video of captain Ahmed Musa and 16 other Super Eagles training on a bad pitch. Musa and others had arrived in Nigeria from the base in Europe for the opening of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifying doubleheader against Liberia and Cape Verde.
The head coach of the Nigerian National team, Coach Gernot Rohr, has appealed to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to make things better ahead of this weekend’s 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Liberia. While speaking with Elegbete TV in an interview, the head coach says the pitch and traffic situation might make his players not to achieve desired target of a win in this qualifying game.