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President Weah Makes Surprise Appearance In Friendly Match Against Nigeria

President Weah Makes Surprise Appearance In Friendly Match Against Nigeria

News September 12, 2018 at 11:21 am 0 comments

George Weah, President of Liberia and former World Footballer of the Year, made a surprise return to football on Tuesday, as he featured in his country’s match against Nigeria.
The match ended 2-1 in favour of Nigeria.
The friendly match came up

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AFCON Qualifiers: Ahmed Musa leads Nigeria to victory over Seychelles

AFCON Qualifiers: Ahmed Musa leads Nigeria to victory over Seychelles

Sport September 8, 2018 at 6:42 pm 0 comments

Ahmed Musa justified the captain’s armband handed to him on Saturday as he scored the opening goal in the Super Eagles’ 3-0 win over Seychelles in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series.
The Super Eagles who lost their opening game of the qualifiers against South Africa 15 months ago,

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Nigeria to play Liberia after Saudi match cancelled

Nigeria to play Liberia after Saudi match cancelled

Sport September 7, 2018 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

The Super Eagles had originally been scheduled to play Saudi Arabia in a friendly but the fixture was cancelled because of concerns about logistics.
The Nigerian federation is emerging from a turbulent period. Nigeria last month escaped suspension by FIFA over a long-running court case focusing on the disputed leadership

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Nigeria vs Seychelles: Why I Invited Ighalo – Rohr

Nigeria vs Seychelles: Why I Invited Ighalo – Rohr

Sport August 28, 2018 at 2:10 pm 0 comments

Despite criticism in some quarters over the inclusion of Odion Ighalo in the 28 players invited to prosecute the country’s September 7 Africa Cup of Nations’ qualifier against Seychelles in Victoria, Head Coach Gernot Rohr, has appeared unperturbed.
The German tactician has rather stuck to his decision as the national

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Ighalo ‘ll silence his critics — Rohr

Ighalo ‘ll silence his critics — Rohr

Sport August 25, 2018 at 9:25 am 0 comments

Super Eagles Technical Adviser says he’ll stick with Odion Ighalo despite the forward’s below par performance at the 2018 World Cup. Ighalo came under a barrage of criticism for his role in Nigeria’s painful loss to Argentina, but Rohr said he’ll keep faith with the Changchun Yatai goal machine because

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Rohr names 24-man squad for AFCON qualifiers

Rohr names 24-man squad for AFCON qualifiers

News August 24, 2018 at 8:32 pm 0 comments

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has named 24-man strong squad for next month’s must-win Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Seychelles in Victoria.
The 65-year-old German tactician recalled Ola Aina and Henry Onyekuru who miss 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia while first-time invitation for Kelechi Nwakali, Samuel Kalu, and

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