Gernot Rohr reveals ‘greatest headache’ as Nigeria coach (GOAL)

Two years after he took over at the helm, the gaffer has picked Ikeme’s illness as the most worrying situation he has faced. Carl Ikeme was diagnosed with acute leukaemia in July 2017 and Gernot Rohr has described the goalkeeper’s…

*Christian elders shun Buhari, Atiku (Punch) * Boko Haram notifies military of fresh attack (Punch)

Christian elders shun Buhari, Atiku (Punch) A coalition of Christians under the aegis of  the National Christian Elders Forum has excluded President Muhammadu Buhari and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar from  its consultation meeting with  the presidential candidates. The meeting  is for…

*I regret joining APC, says Atiku (Punch) * Buhari to corrupt leaders: You will not escape jail (Guardian)

I regret joining APC, says Atiku (Punch) Former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has apologised for joining the groups, who came together to form the All Progressives Congress. He said the apology had…

Rohr satisfied with Eagles’ form since World Cup, set for vacation (Guardian)

Super Eagles’ Manager, Gernot Rohr believes Nigeria has grown tremendously since its early exit at the Russia 2018 World Cup, adding, however, that there are still room for improvement. Nigeria has won three matches and drawn two since that infamous…

Injuries, suspension mean opportunities for others, says Rohr (Guardian)

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has lamented the injuries and suspension that have robbed him of four of his regulars for today’s crucial 2019 AFCON qualifier against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, but he is comforted that the…

Rohr predicts difficult game against South Africa (Guardian)

Gernot Rohr said Saturday’s crucial 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier will be the most difficult game against South Africa for his depleted Super Eagles side. Defender Shehu Abdulahi, goalkeeper Francis Uzoho and striker Odion Ighalo are sidelined by injury,…

Eagles can do well without Mikel, says Adegoke Adelabu (Guardian)

Former Green Eagles winger, Adegoke Adelabu says football-loving Nigerians should not lose sleep over the absence of team captain, Mikel Obi from the Super Eagles squad. Coach Gernot Rohr left out Mikel from his list of invited players for the…

Nigeria replace injured Ighalo with Onyekuru for South Africa (Guardian)

Nigeria have replaced injured striker Odion Ighalo with Galatasaray forward Henry Onyekuru for an upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa. China-based Ighalo, who plays for Changchun Yatai, is the leading scorer in the Africa Cup qualifiers…

Eagles sure of victory in South Africa – Chukwu (Nation)

Christian Chukwu, former Coach of the Super Eagles and former Captain of the Green Eagles, on Tuesday gave the assurance that the Super Eagles of Nigeria would defeat South Africa’s Bafana Bafana in their own home. Chukwu told the News…

Libya vows revenge as Eagles seek another win (Guardian)

Libya’s interim coach, Omar Al-Maryam believes his side have the quality to avenge the 0-4 loss to Nigeria when they meet in the reverse fixture of their Cameroon 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier in Sfax, Tunisia today. Three goals by…

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