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2018 World Cup: Rohr ready to drop Mikel Obi, Ighalo

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has admitted he might have to leave out captain John Obi Mikel and Odion Ighalo, from their 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria on November 11. The fixture has become a mere formality, after Nigeria booked their place at next year’s tournament, …

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Loss to South Africa woke us up – Super Eagles Coach Rohr

A Franco-German tactician, Gernot Rohr, has expressed pleasure working with the Super Eagles, following the three-time African champion’s qualification for Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Nigeria became the first African country to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia …

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World Cup: FIFA, CAF Probe Nigeria, Zambia Match 

Fifa and the Confederation of Africa Football have launched an investigation into the behavior of the Copper Bullets fans during Nigeria’s 1-0 win over Zambia on Saturday evening. Photographs show the Zambian fans displaying a banner: “H.E. E.C. LUNGU GOD BLESS YOU,” in the stands at the Godswill Akpabio International …

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Nigeria beat Zambia 1-0 to qualify for 2018 World Cup

The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Saturday qualified for the 2018 World Cup holding in Russia after defeating Zambia 1-0 at a qualifier in Akwa Ibom. Substitute Alex Iwobi got Nigeria’s goal in the 71st miniute. The Eagles had several chances at goal but their profligacy meant they scored just …

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Governor Emmanuel redeems 50,000 dollars pledge to Super Eagles

Governor Emmanuel redeems 50,000 dollars pledge to Super Eagles

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom, has redeemed his pledge of 10,000 dollars per goal for the matches against Cameroon to the Super Eagles. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) made the disclosure on Thursday in Abuja. NAN reports that Gov. Udom had promised the players 10,000 dollars for every goal, …

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