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Rohr Praises Moses

Coach Gernot Rohr has stressed the importance of “real wingers” Victor Moses and Moses Simon to the Super Eagles, while also praising young players like Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho for coming through in the country’s team. Rohr revealed these when he discussed his team’s tactics in a television interview. He disclosed that he prefers the 4-2-3-1 formation, but he ...

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No Excuses Against Zambia, Amuneke Warns

Former Nigeria international, Emmanuel Amunike, has called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to begin now to strategize on how the Super Eagles will beat the Chipolopolo of Zambia on October 7 in Uyo, noting that Nigerians would not take any excuse from them, if anything goes to the contrary. The former U17 world cup winning coach, who however assured ...

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Ahead Nigeria Clash: Zambia To Camp In Ghana

Zamabia will camp in Ghana ahead of their crunch 2018 World Cup qualifier against Nigeria next month, GHANAsoccernet.com can confirm. The Chipolopolo will spend a week in the West African nation to acclimatize ahead of the must-win game. The CHAN and COSAFA team will head to Spain for a two-week intensive training before the foreign-based players link up with the ...

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Zambia Will Be Tough For Eagles, Rohr Admits

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has admitted that Zambia would be a hard nut to crack when they confront Nigeria in the 2018 World Cup qualifier in Uyo October 7. But Zambian FA President, Andrew Kamanga believes it is a match his country can win. Speaking in Lagos at the weekend, the Eagles manager disclosed that the Zambian national team, ...

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Joel Obi Injured Again, Out For Two Months

Torino are sweating over the injury picked up by inform midfielder Joel Obi who went off injured in their 1-0 win over newly promoted Benevento in the Serie A. Obi limped off after ten minutes with what looked like a suspected hamstring issue, but test confirmed the midfielder who has been even present for the team this season after four ...

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Onazi Continues Goal Scoring Form For Trabzonspor

Nigeria Super Eagles vice captain Ogenyi Onazi on Sunday scored the third goal for Turkish club Trabzonspor in their 3-1 home win over Genclerbirligi. In his first appearance for Trabzonspor after a move to Birmingham fell through, the Nigeria international rounded the onrushing Genclerbirligi Goalkeeper before scoring into an unguarded net despite late efforts by a defender to stop his ...

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Samuel In Line For Champions League Debut

Super Eagles forward Aaron Samuel could make his official debut in Europe’s prestigious football competition, UEFA Champions League when CSKA Moscow files out against SL Benfica. The Nigeria international trained with CSKA’s first team on Monday, which led to reports that Coach Viktor Goncharenko might hand him a playing time against their hosts. Samuel was an unused substitute in the ...

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Onazi, Etebo, Onovo On Song; Ighalo Misfires

Super Eagles stars, Eddy Ogenyi Onazi hit target at the weekend in Turkey, just as emergent youngsters, Henry Onyekuru and Oghenekaro Etebo also scored in Belgium and Portugal on Friday, while largely unpopular Vincent Onovo was also on song in Finland. In Turkey, Onazi came off the bench to score after two minutes as Trabzonspor defeated Gencerberligi 3-1 at home. ...

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Moses Glad To Whip Leicester

Chelsea of England right-wing-back, Victor Moses has stated delight with the role he played for The Blues in their 2-1 win away to Leicester City on Saturday, tough I means three of his compatriots were on the losing side. After lining out for 74 minutes of the encounter at King Power Stadium, before getting replaced, Moses was delighted to hit ...

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Kalu Uche Excites Delhi Dynamos’ Director

Delhi Dynamos of India have confirmed their delight with the signing of former Super Eagles star, Kalu Uche, who recently opted for a return to plying his trade in the Asian nation. The Delhi-based club’s director, Rohan Sharma said they are happy to have a player of Uche’s experience and believes the Nigerian will add more value to the squad ...

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