1. Brian Idowu Brian Oladapo Idowu is a 29-year-old Nigerian professional football player currently playing for Khimki and the Nigeria national team as a defender. Four years ago, Brian was capped for the Nigeria national team. In the same year, he made his first international appearance for the Nigeria national team in a winning match against Argentina in Krasnodar, where he substituted Ola Aina and scored Nigeria's third goal.
Nigeria's world cup qualifying campaign might take a hit as they travel to Cape Verde, the super eagles have been rocked with the early exit of eight UK based players. The players had to travel early due to strict covid-19 regulations in the UK which demands that anyone entering the country will have to be isolated for five days, so the players were excused to enable them isolate ahead of the Premier League this weekend.
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.
Super Eagles' results at the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers isn't a surprise to their die hard supporters. They have won their first two games and scored four goals in the process. That’l's an average of over two goals per game. Nigeria being top is not a shock either, they have established themselves as one of the best teams behind Algeria in Africa.
Gernot Rohr is expected to select Nigeria's strongest available squad for next month's qualifiers against Central African Republic (CAR), even though they are facing a lowly rated side. The German is aware that first place in the group is not settled, with Liberia hopeful of clinching the play-off place ahead of Nigeria.
The West African giants Nigeria were unable to continue their winning run in the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers as they suffered a 1 - 0 loss to Central African Republic in a crunch encounter between both countries. The Super Eagles of Nigeria were dominant all through the match but they failed to score a single goal against Central African Republic.
1. Francis Uzoho. The 22 year old is one of the best young goalkeepers in the Super Eagles set up. He plays for AC Omonia in Cyprus and this season, he's been quite good for his club side hence the call up from Genot Rohr.
In the weekend under review, we will take a close looks how Nigeria Internationals and eligible players performed over the weekend with their various clubs outside the shores of the country. 1. Ola Aina (Torino, Italy) The Super Eagles defender emerged triumphantly alongside his Italian based team as they recorded a slim win against Sassuolo at the weekend.
Super Eagles of Nigeria star Ola Aina was superb for Torino football club on Sunday evening, as he guided them to a remarkable 4-0 victory over Salernitala football club in the week 3 of Italian serie A. The Chelsea Academy product was dropped to the bench by coach Ivan Juric in order to catch some rest, and he was able to impress after being introduced to the pitch.
Nigerian footballers were in action for their clubs on Saturday across Europe and some scored goals, while others tasted defeated. We take a look at how some Nigerian players performed on Saturday Simy Nwankwo and Joel Obi were in action as Salernitana beat Genoa 1-0 at home. Simy played 61 minutes while Joel saw 45 minutes action
1) Ola Aina Ola Aina is a Nigerian footballer, who plays the left wing defense position. He is one of the few Nigerian players that once played for England's youth team, but later decided to play his professional football in the Nigerian national team. Ola Aina is a very good defender, and has proved himself in the Nigerian team.
Manchester United have already lost three games since the beginning of the current campaign. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men have been beaten in the UEFA Champions League and the English Premier League. The Norwegian tactician has also suffered elimination from the Carabao Cup. Consequently, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should sign some new players for Manchester United during the January transfer window.
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
Super Eagles won Central Africa Republic in today's match, they redeemed themselves after they failed to win in their last match. Genort Rohr side came back stronger and went away with all three points. The players played differently in today's match, Here are the two mistakes Genort Rohr avoided as the Super Eagles won today.
The Three time African champions Nigeria would be hoping to continue their good run when they host Central African Republic in the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. The Super Eagles of Nigeria would be hoping to get all the maximum three points in order to maintain their top position on the group standings.
Super Eagles of Nigeria defender, Ola Aina was in action today for Torino in their 4th game of the Italian Serie A against Sassuolo at the Stadio Mapei - Citta de Tricolore. The Nigerian star was handed a role in his team's starting XI following his outstanding performance for the club in their previous game and.he was able to impress.
Gernot Rohr's side have already looked absolutely brilliant and hopeless at times in the past. Who knows which version of Super Eagles we'll get on Tuesday at Mindelo, but they'll need to be at their best to stop Cape Verde's talented crop of forwards.
Super Eagles of Nigeria faces the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde in a world cup qualifying match in Sao Vicente without Kelechi Iheanacho and all players playing in England . Photo Credit: Naij.com In the first match of the qualifying process decided at the Teslim Balogun stadium in Lagos, Kelechi Iheanacho scored two goals for the Super Eagles in the match against the Lone Stars of Liberia.
Super Eagles of Nigeria defender, Ola Aina was in action on Friday night for Torino in their 4th league game of the Italian Serie A against Sassuolo at the Stadio Mapei - Citta del Tricolore. The Nigerian star retained his spot in his team's starting XI following his outstanding performance for the club in their previous game.
Formation 4-2-3-1 Goalkeeper: Maduka Okoye The shot stopper will face a sterner test when the Eagles lock horns with Cape Verde. Back line: Ola Aina, William Troost-Ekong, Leon Balogun, and Jamilu Collins The Eagle's full backs have established themselves among African's finest full backs.