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Super Eagles Needs Mobile Midfield – Bewarang

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical Director, Bitrus Bewarang has urged Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, to strike the right balance in the team’s midfield ahead of the World Cup. Bewarang gave the advice on Wednesday in Abuja while reacting to the Super Eagles 0-1 loss to the Czech Republic national team in pre-World Cup friendly match. The match, played in ...

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Liverpool Ready £10m To Sign Moses

Reports in Liverpool said the Champions League runners-up are ready to sign Super Eagles winger, Moses Simon for £10m. Simon plays for K.A.A. Gent in the Belgian First Division. He has less than a year left in his contract. Simon was named in Nigeria’s provisional squad for the FIFA World Cup but he was omitted from the final squad after ...

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Knockout Stage Is Sure For Nigeria- Ighalo

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo holds confidence on Nigeria’s prospect to reach the last 16 at the biggest football event. Drawn in a group that features Argentina, Iceland and Croatia, Nigeria face a daunting challenge to advance into the round of 16 in the World Cup, but Ighalo said he is confident that Nigeria can move past the group stage ...

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Rohr Sees Positives In Friendly Defeat

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has taken positives from Nigeria’s 1-0 friendly defeat by the Czech Republic on Wednesday. He has promised that his players will deliver better performance against Croatia at the World Cup on 16 June. Despite losing three of their last four warm up games and drawing the other, Rohr is focusing on the World Cup. “We lost ...

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Eagles Player Explains Suspected Rift Between Mikel, Onazi

The rumored stand off between captain of the Super Eagles John Obi Mikel and his deputy Ogenyi Onazi has been explained by a player of the team. In fighting between the players and sometimes administrators have always played a very bad role in Nigeria’s dismal performance in major tournaments. Particularly the 2014 World Cup where according to present captain Mikel, ...

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Super Eagles Could Be Surprise Team In Russia-Kalika

Dutch coach, Simon Kalika has stated that Super Eagles could pull one of the major surprises at the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Russia. Kalika bust into Nigerian football fans’ hearts helping Samson Siasia to guide the U20 national team, Flying Eagles, to the final of the 2005 FIFA U-20 World Cup in his native country, Netherlands. Flying Eagles ...

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Awaziem Receives Contract Extension Offer From FC Porto

World Cup bound Super Eagles of Nigeria defender Chidozie Awaziem who spent last season on loan to French Ligue 1 side Nantes has been offered fresh terms by his parent owners FC Porto. Owngoalnigeria.com exclusively gathered that Porto are keen on having him play for their first team next season after his impressive stint on loan in France with Nantes, ...

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Super Eagles Fall To Czech In Final Mundial Warm-Up

Tomas Kalas’s first-half winner condemned an uninspiring Nigeria to a 1-0 defeat in their final pre-World Cup friendly at the Rudolf Tonn Stadium in Schwechat, Austria on Wednesday. It was a second successive defeat in four days for the Super Eagles, a disappointing conclusion to preparations ahead of a sixth World Cup appearance for the West Africans, who have to ...

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Clattenburg Slams Mikel Over Racist Claims, Hails Bellamy

‘Always had an answer’ Mark Clattenburg names Craig Bellamy as the hardest player he had to referee in Premier League Clattenburg lifts the lid on his time as an official in the English league – and the anguish of being dragged into an unfounded race storm with John Mikel Obi MARK CLATTENBURG has lifted the lid on his life as ...

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Why Musa Struggled At Leicester City-Kanu

Former Arsenal striker Nwankwo Kanu believes Musa struggled to settle at City during a time of transition for the team after their title success. Musa has made a total of 33 appearances and has scored just five goals since his then-record £16million move from CSKA Moscow to City in July 2016. However, he made just one appearance for City last ...

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