Super Eagles: Gernot Rohr reveals new Europe-based goalkeeper for Nigeria

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernor Rohr, has revealed his plan to introduce young Germany-born goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye, into the Nigeria’s senior national team. The German coach has seen the Fortuna Düsseldorf II goalkeeper as the solution to Super Eagles goalkeeping problem after 2019 African Cup of Nations disappointments. Daniel Akpeyi, who was named the number one goalkeeper at the just-concluded tournament in Egypt, came under scathing criticisms for a largely unconvincing display. Okoye is eligible to play for either Germany or Nigeria but the former Bayern Leverkusen safe…

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Gernor Rohr names ‘very important’ player in Super Eagles

Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr has described Super Eagles left-back, Jamilu Collins, as a “very important” member of the team. He also likened the defender to a German player due to the hard work he puts in during training. Collins had to wait until the quarterfinal before making his debut at the African Cup of Nations in Egypt due to injury he suffered in the final training session before the opener against Burundi. The Paderborn 07 left-back was handed his maiden Nigeria call-up for an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against…

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AFCON 2019: Super Eagles qualify for semi-finals

The Super Eagles are through to the last four of the Africa Cup of Nations, following a thrilling 2-1 win over South Africa on Wednesday night. Samuel Chukwueze gave the Eagles a 1-0 lead at the break, latching onto his own rebound to slot past the goalkeeper. However, Bafana Bafana levelled in the second half, thanks to Video Assistant Referee (VAR) decision. With the match looking to head into extra time, William Troost-Ekong forced the ball over the line in the final minute of play. Nigeria will now play the…

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AFCON 2019: Rohr Attributes Win to Team Spirit, Lauds Hatrick Hero

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AFCON Qualifiers: Akwa Ibom Slash 50% off Gate Fee

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