Moffi in, Musa and Akpoguma Out: What Rohr’s Super Eagles List Should Look Like.

In 3, 2, 1… Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr should release his first Super Eagles list for 2021. The Super Eagles round up their AFCON 2022 Qualifiers on the 27th and 30th of this month, with clashes against Benin Republic and Lesotho respectively. The Super Eagles should qualify. They are top of the table withContinue reading “Moffi in, Musa and Akpoguma Out: What Rohr’s Super Eagles List Should Look Like.”

Three Nigerian Youngsters to Watch in 2021

It is another year. Just as lots of people expect breakthroughs in some of their endeavors, so also do the footballers. They will hope 2021 is that year they finally sign mega deals and catch the attention of national team handlers. We take a look at three Nigerian youngsters that could have breakout years thisContinue reading “Three Nigerian Youngsters to Watch in 2021”

Nigerian Youngster Scores First Arsenal Goal

Nigerian-born youngster Folarin Balogun has gotten off the mark for Arsenal. The 19-year old scored the third just 38 seconds after coming on for Eddie Nketiah as the Gunners defeated Molde 3-0 away from home. The win has taken Arsenal to the second round of the Europa League with two matches left. The young BalogunContinue reading “Nigerian Youngster Scores First Arsenal Goal”

Four Lessons From The Super Eagles Collapse Against Sierra Leone

Before you close the book of oddities in 2020, include the Super Eagles. That it came to pass, on the 13th day of November 2020, just as at about when the sun was going to sleep on the rafters of the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium, Benin, the unexpected happened. To the bemusement and amusement of everyContinue reading “Four Lessons From The Super Eagles Collapse Against Sierra Leone”

The Dearth of Number 10s in the Super Eagles

The jersey number 10 and the position number 10 are very significant in football. Regardless of the type of formation, the number 10 is always a creative player. In most teams, the number 10 jersey is usually worn by the best player. When you come across an unfamiliar team, you readily want to look outContinue reading “The Dearth of Number 10s in the Super Eagles”

Kompany Praises Nigerian Youngster

Manchester City legend and coach of Anderlecht, Vincent Kompany has heaped praises on young Nigerian striker Paul Mukairu after the youngster scored the winner in Anderlecht’s league win against Antwerp on Sunday. Mukairu came off the bench to replace Mustapha Bundu in the 63rd minute and less than fifteen minutes later he secured an importantContinue reading “Kompany Praises Nigerian Youngster”

Super Eagles Goalkeeper Concedes Four in League Debut

Super Eagles and Sparta Rotterdam shot stopper had a Eredivisie debut to forget last weekend as a he drank goals against Hereveen like bottles of beer. The young goalie was preferred in the starting lineup over Benjamin van Leer, a reward for his impressive performance against ADO Den Haag in the KNVB Cup last Wednesday.Continue reading “Super Eagles Goalkeeper Concedes Four in League Debut”

Dissecting The Super Eagles 24-man Squad For AFCON Qualifiers Against Sierra Leone

Coach Gernot Rohr has picked 24 players for the Super Eagles first competitive match for 2020. No thanks to cornonavirus, the last time the Super Eagles played a competitive match was November 2019. With and Without due and undue respect to Sierra Leone, the Super Eagles should be making light work of the double-header. TheContinue reading “Dissecting The Super Eagles 24-man Squad For AFCON Qualifiers Against Sierra Leone”

Things We Expect To See In The Super Eagles Friendly Against Tunisia

The Super Eagles double-header friendlies did not particularly get to a good start, with defeat against Algeria on Friday. It was not just about the defeat, but the performance of the Eagles was not encouraging. The brilliant displays we saw in friendlies against Ukraine and Brazil and in the AFCON qualifiers against Benin and LesothoContinue reading “Things We Expect To See In The Super Eagles Friendly Against Tunisia”

Four Lessons We Learnt From The Super Eagles Defeat To Algeria

It is no longer news that the Super Eagles lost against the Desert Foxes of Algeria in a friendly match played in Austria. The scoreline aside, it was not the best of performances we have seen since Gernot Rohr took over. Cutting the team some slack, it was their first match in 2020 and someContinue reading “Four Lessons We Learnt From The Super Eagles Defeat To Algeria”