NFF appoints Amuneke as new Super Eagles coach

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The Nigeria Football Federation on Monday announced the reconstitution of the technical crew of the Senior Men National Team, Super Eagles, with Augustine Eguavoen staying as Interim Technical Adviser while former Nigeria World Cup star and former U20 Boys’ Head Coach, Emmanuel Amuneke drafted in as immediate assistant to Eguavoen. One of the most garlanded footballers to have come out of Nigeria, Amuneke scored both goals that won Nigeria the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations final match against Zambia in Tunis, scored the goal that won Nigeria and Africa’s first…

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Victor Osimhen out of AFCON tournament, Ademola Lookman in for Super Eagles

Victor Osimhen out of AFCON tournament, Ademola Lookman in for Super Eagles

Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen confirmed out of Africa Cup of Nations after he tested positive to covid-19 and Leicester star, Ademola Lookman have huge change to replace him in Super Eagles Squad. Austin Eguavoen should consider a chance for Leicester city star Ademola Lookman to replace Victor Osimhen as he has confirmed being rule out of the AFCON tournament in Cameroon. According to Complete Sports, the 22-year-old cited health reasons for his decision to stay away from the continental showpiece. “Osimhen is out of AFCON. The coach has released him…

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NFF reveals that new Nigeria Super Eagles coach Jose Peseiro will miss AFCON 2022

Newly appointed Super Eagles coach, Jose Peseiro arrives in Nigeria

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed Jose Peseiro as new Super Eagles coach but will not lead Nigeria to AFCON tournament in Cameroon. Peseiro replace German coach, Gernot Rohr who was sacked by NFF on 13 December, 2021. NFF confirm that Austin Eguavoen who is  the interim head coach will lead the Super Eagles to AFCON 2021 in Cameroon. Peseiro will “only play role of Observer” during the tournament while Eguavoen will return to his role as Technical Director after the tournament. Meet New Super Eagles Coach Jose Peseiro Jose…

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Why Leicester hit man, Ademola Lookman dropped from Super Eagles AFCON squad

Why Leicester hit man, Ademola Lookman dropped from Super Eagles AFCON squad

Leicester City rave of the moment Ademola Lookman has been clearer by FIFA to play for Nigeria but was dropped by interim coach Austine Eguavoen. Lookman who has scored in his last two games for Leicester City against Manchester City and the winner against Liverpool yesterday was included in the 40 man list submitted by ex coach of the team Gernot Rohr. The ex England international was picked by Rohr after getting the all clear by FIFA to play for Nigeria after representing England at several youth levels. He was…

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Newly appointed Super Eagles coach, Jose Peseiro arrives in Nigeria

Newly appointed Super Eagles coach, Jose Peseiro arrives in Nigeria

Super Eagles new foreign coach, who is likely to be the Portuguese Jose Peseiro, will arrive in Nigeria on January 2 and his appointment will announced four days later, according to Sporting Life. Peseiro, who was recommended by former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, is expected to be appointed ahead of compatriot, Jose Morais, officials disclosed. He was until recently coach Venezuela, but experts have questioned his achievements and suitability to replace sacked Gernot Rohr. However, he will only be an “observer” at the AFCON in Cameroon with his first assignment…

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CAR 0-2 Nigeria full highlights: Balogun, Osimhen score for Super Eagles in the WCQ

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Leon Balogun and Victor Osimhen scored for Super Eagles in a 2-0 win over the wild Beats of Central African Republic on Sunday. Three times Africa Champions, Nigeria get a desired away victory as they secured a 2-0 win over Central African Republic to remain on the top of the Group C 2022 world Cup Qualifiers. Match highlights via Fifa YouTube CTA 0-2 NGA full time score for Central African Republic and Nigeria match.

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Nigeria vs Central Africa: Big blow hits Super Eagles camp ahead of 2022 World Cup qualifiers

Super Eagles begin training ahead of AFCON qualifier against Sierra Lone

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr revealed that he has not been paid for eight months as the team preparing to face Central Africa Republic in two crucial 2022 World Cup qualifiers this week. Score Nigeria reports, Rohr is on a reduced monthly salary of $45,000 and it is from there that he pays the team’s video analyst, chief scout as well as fitness and goalkeeper trainers. Top officials have continued to promise that the backlog of salaries will be cleared soon. Should he be lucky to get paid, he will…

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Nigeria vs Liberia Team News, Kick Off Time & Players to Watch

Nigeria vs Liberia Live Stream, Prediction, Head to Head, Venue & Kick Off Time

Nigeria Super Eagles get their FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign underway against Liberia at Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos on Friday. The Super Eagles go into the match hoping for a much improved performance following some recent below par shows in friendlies. Gernot Rohr is still unable to call on the services of Kevin Akpoguma and Frank Onyeka for the game in Lagos. In the run up to the game Rangers defender Leon Balogun and William Troost-Ekong are likely to start. Opponents Liberia also go into the game on the…

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AFCON 2021 Fixtures: Super Eagles face Egypt in the AFCON 2021 Group D

AFCON 2021 Fixtures: Super Eagles face Egypt in the AFCON 2021 Group D

Nigeria Super Eagles draw with Egypt, Sudan and Guinea Bissau at the AFCON 2021 group D holding in Cameroon from January 9, to February 6, 2022. The Eagles were paired in Group D for the tournament during the draw on Tuesday evening in Yaounde. CAF President, Dr Patrice Motsepe witnessed the event alongside the COCAN President and Minister of Sports of Cameroon, Prof. Narcisse Mouelle Kombi witnessed the draw. The 24 qualified teams were divided into six groups of four. The opening match will see tournament host and five-time Africa…

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AFCON 2022 Draw: Super Eagles may face Ghana, Egypt in Group stage

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AFCON 2022 draw – Super Eagles of Nigeria may likely face Ghana or Egypt in the Group stage as they will be in Pot 1 in the next years African cup of Nation hosted by Cameroon. Super Eagles yet to know their opponents in the group after the initial AFCON draw was postponed due to covid-19 related issues. Checkout AFCON 2022 draw Plots According to report all the teams in Pot 1 are the top five soccer nation in Africa according to latest CAF and FIFA ranking ahead of the…

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