On Thursday, the new FIFA ranking was released and the Super Eagles dropped 2 places on the rankings to 36th in the world. This shows how much the Super Eagles have declined especially with that 0-1 home loss to Central African Republic. Few hours after the rankings were made public, the Nigerian Football Federation announced that suspended Super Eagles assistant coach, Salisu Yusuf has been returned to the team to assist Gernot Rohr
There are many Nigerian-born footballers who snubbed playing for Nigeria to play for other countries. So many of them were contacted by the Nigerian Football Federation, but they have chosen to play for other national teams. Some of them are doing very well for their National teams currently.
There are so many great football players who come from Nigeria. The likes of Peter Odemwingie and Victor Moses have made Nigerians proud during their professional football career. However, we also have some players who are yet to represent the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Some of these players are based in countries like England and Germany.
The embarrassment Nigerian Super Eagles' faced at Eko Hotel in Lagos State, could have been avoided, if the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), had chosen not to use a private business, rather establish a permanent base for the National team. The Super Eagles gym session at Eko Hotel training camp was interrupted, by the staff of the hotel, it got so bad, that it even escalated into an argument with the coaching crew.
An Ex-Nigerian Footballer, James Johnson has narrated how he changed into a man after playing football as a woman. James Johnson who was formerly known as Iyabo Abade shared his story during an interview on TVC. A Nigerian man has shared the story of his transgender surgery and how he has handled the ordeal so far.
Some days ago a video surfaced online which showed an unnamed man harrasing the super falcons, that is the female Nigerian team. The man was seen in the video tongue lashing and abusing the super falcons of Nigeria. Many Nigerians reacted to the video including the likes of femi Fani Kayode, the former Nigerian minister of aviation, and Senator Shehu Sani, the former Nigerian senator representing Kaduna central, who totally condemned the activities by the man.
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
Instead of playing for the English women's team, where she has a 100 percent right to play for them, Leicester City defender Ashleigh Plumptre chose Nigeria where she qualified to play for them through the grandparents rule. Recently called up by the Nigerian Football Federation to represent her nation of origin, Ashleigh Plumptre will be looking forward to making her first appearance for the Super Falcons of Nigeria as she is already in Austria for the six-nation tour.
For some time, the Nigerian Football Federation led by Mr Amaju Pinnick has lamented the paucity of funds, because of the global pandemic and how it has affected their sponsors. This got to the point where the NFF owed the players of the Super Eagles and the coaches
Nigeria is blessed with talented footballers who plight their trade in different part of the world. There is no league in the world without a Nigerian or African players either male or female. Nigeria's female team is the most dominant women team in Africa. Nigerian female players posses overwhelming talents.
While watching European football, we have seen a variety of world-class stadiums, yet some of us (Nigerians) pay less attention to what we have in our backyard. In Nigeria, I am glad to state that we are not left behind when it comes to standard football pitches, as the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has been working hard to ensure that we have the best football stadiums available.
The list of Super Eagles squad for the clash FIFA World Cup Qualifying match against Liberia and Cape Verde has been released. Photo Credit : NFF The Nigerian Football Federation made the list public on Thursday, and a total of thirty players will be used to prosecute both matches.
From L-R: Chief Executive Officer, MTN Nigeria, Karl Toriola and President, Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick at the official signing ceremony of MTN Nigeria as Official Communications Partner for the Super Eagles and other National Teams on September 2, 2021 in Lagos. Nigeria’s leading telecommunications company, MTN Nigeria, on Thursday, September 2, 2021 signed a three-year multi-million naira investment in Nigerian football through the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) and was announced as the official communications partner of the NFF.
The Nigerian Football Federation has agreed a deal with another corporate company and it could prove to be a move in the right direction for the future of Nigerian football. According to recent reports by the media, the Nigerian football governing body has agreed a new partnership with Premier Lotto company, popularly known as “Baba Ijebu”.
Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, is set to release provisional list for World Cup qualifiers. Gernot Rohr and the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) will release the list of Super Eagles players for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Liberia (Home) and Cape Verde (Away) in September this week.
Nigerian professional footballer and Faith Karagumruk left winger Ahmed Musa, has taken to his official social media handle to congratulate his teammates for their hard work and victory over Cape Verde, as he also makes an official statement regarding his 100 appearance for the Super Eagles. Regarded as one of Nigeria’s most talented and hardworking footballer, Ahmed Musa has joined the likes of; Vincent Enyema (from 2002-2015) and Joseph Yobo (from 2001-2014) to record an incredible 100 caps for the Nigerian national team (Ahmed Musa broke into the senior team in 2010).
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will be hosted today by the Cape Verde national team in their second round of the world cup qualifying. The Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated the Liberian team few days ago. The two goals in the game was scored in the first half by Leicester City's Kelechi Iheanacho.
On Monday, the Nigerian Football Federation held the NFF Awards. The football governing body chose to honour the Nigerian Super Falcons team to the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup. That team has now been known as the golden generation of the Super Falcons, just like the Super Eagles had the 1994 team
Last night CAF held the draws for the AFCON 2021 scheduled to be hosted by Cameroon on the 9th of January 2022, the Super Eagles of Nigeria were drawn in Group D alongside teams like 6-time AFCON champions Egypt, Sudan, Guinea- Bissau, Nigeria's coach Gernot Rohr, has a huge task ahead of him as he will also be in pursuit of Nigeria's 6th World cup appearance.
Amaju Melvin Pinnick, the current president of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has insisted that the Super Eagles will go all out to win the 2021 African Nations Cup. Pinnick while giving his reaction to the 2021 AFCON group stage draws which were made on Tuesday said that Nigeria's main target is to go ahead and win the trophy next year.