Category Archives: Eagles

Messi snubs Azerbaijan, Ukraine for Eagles

Argentina were advised by senior players of their national team led by captain Lionel Messi to settle for a friendly game against Nigeria ahead of Azerbaijan and Ukraine. Messi. The FA in Argentina were in talks with Azerbaijan and also Ukraine for a friendly game after securing a high profile friendly against host of next […]

Argentina will test Eagles for World Cup says Ighalo

Odion Ighalo has said next month’s friendly against Argentina will help in preparing the Super Eagles for the 2018 World Cup. Odion Ighalo The Super Eagles face Lionel Messi-captained Argentina on November 14 in Russia as part of their preparations for the Mundial. Both teams are expected to line up their strongest sides as preparations for Russia […]

Eagles ‘ll be tough — Argentina coach

Coach of Argentina Jorge Sampaoli has revealed the reason why the Super Eagles of Nigeria will give them a stern test in next month friendly game which will take place in Russia. Jorge Sampaoli The game will serve as part of the preparations for both teams ahead of the World Cup 2018 in Russia, after […]

Eagles to know World Cup opponents Dec 1

Nigeria’s Super Eagles and their fans will know which team they will face in the group stages of the FIFA 2018 World Cup as the draws unfold December 1 in Moscow, Russia. WAFU 2017 Eagles The Eagles became the first Africa nation to book their spot when they defeated Zambia 1-0 in Uyo to qualify […]

Eagles to camp in Morocco

Line up France friendly The Super Eagles will hold a training camp in Morocco ahead  of their final World Cup 2018 qualifier against Algeria in Algiers. Although Nigeria are already through to the World Cup, coach of the team Gernot Rohr wants the team to approach the game with the seriousness of a team that […]

World Cup: NFF shops for top friendly matches for Eagles

By John Egbokhan Having qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia,  top quality friendly matches against highly-rated teams are being lined up for the Super Eagles. Nigeria’s goalkeeper Vincent Ezenwa saves the ball during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying football match between Nigeria and Cameroon at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, […]

Eagles’ll compete for glory in Russia – Rohr

By John Egbokhan, in Uyo Coach Gernot Rohr was beaming with smiles weekend after the Super Eagles pipped a  resilient Zambian side 1-0 at the Godswill Akpabio stadium, becoming the first African nation to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Nigerian national football team German head coach, Gernot Rohr celebrates after the […]