Tyronne Ebuehi
October 10, 2020
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

The Super Eagles of Nigeria made a long-awaited return to International action in a replay of last year’s Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final against Algeria, in Austria. A dismal 1-0 friendly defeat to the African Champions was sealed by a sixth-minute goal by Borussia Monchengladbach’s Ramy Bensebaini from a corner. It was admittedly a lacklustre…

April 10, 2020
Babajide Adewunmi-EverBlazin

Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick, in an interview shortly before the Super Eagles’ 2021 AFCON qualifier against Benin disclosed that head coach Gernot Rohr’s contract renewal depends on his plans for the Nigeria-based players. His words “Now the NFF would start discussing with Rohr on the renewal of his contract by January.. if he…

October 14, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

A monumental friendly clash between Brazil and Nigeria at the Singapore national stadium provided insights into the Super Eagles’ improvement. It was one of those fixtures arguably every football-loving Nigerian has once dreamed to see, with the first and only previous encounter being a 3-nil loss for Nigeria in 2003. The Super Eagles struggled to…

September 11, 2019
Bolu Alabi-Hundeyin

Nigeria’s first appearance since winning bronze at the Africa Cup of Nations provided the opportunity to fine-tune preparations for competitive games. The 2-all friendly draw with Ukraine at Dnipro Arena offered a glimpse into the new era for the young Eagles. Quite rightly, the Super Eagles started on the front foot and looked hungry from…

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