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2018 World Cup: Rohr Names Super Eagles Final 23-Man Squad
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2018 World Cup: Rohr Names Super Eagles Final 23-Man Squad

Coach of the Nigerian Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has named his final 23-man squad. His team has 3 goal keepers, eight defenders, six midfielders and six attackers. They include: Goal keepers: Francis Uzoho (Deportivo La Coruna), Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba), Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United). Defenders:... read more »

Football: Nigeria Loses 2:1 to England
Football: Nigeria Loses 2:1 to England

Football: Nigeria Loses 2:1 to England

As part of its preparations for the 2018 World Cup starting in Russia on June 14, the Nigerian Super Eagles lost by 2:1 to the English team in a friendly match played at the Wembly stadium. The English team took off to a quick start with a 7 minute goal headed in by Gary Cahill. They controlled the... read more »

2018 World Cup: Super Eagle's Kit Sells Out On First Day
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2018 World Cup: Super Eagle’s Kit Sells Out On First Day

The replica of the Nigerian Super Eagle’s kit which was released for sale to the public on June 1 has sold out on the first day with about three million pre-orders. People were seen queuing up outside Nike’s store in London in a bid to get the kit which sold for £64.95 (about... read more »

Sports: Eagles Leave for London, Four Players Dropped by Rohr
Sports: Eagles Leave for London, Four Pl...

Sports: Eagles Leave for London, Four Players Dropped by Rohr

As the Super Eagles of Nigeria prepare for the World Cup starting in about two weeks, the coach is whittling down the team to achieve the final 23-man squad. Before heading out to London for the friendly against the 3-Lions, the coach Gernot Rohr dropped four players. The players that were dropped... read more »

Nigeria: Joel Obi Returns As Rohr Snubs Martins, Ajiboye
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Nigeria: Joel Obi Returns As Rohr Snubs Martins, Ajiboye

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has rewarded Torino midfielder Joel Obi with a recall to the Super Eagles after four years in the international wilderness. The 26-year-old, whose electric start to his career at Inter Milan was ruined by injuries, has continued his blistering form for Torino this season... read more »