AFCON 2021 Qualifiers

AFCON Qualifiers : We want to Finish with a Win, says Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr insists the Super Eagles won’t underrate Lesotho when the teams clash at the Teslim Balogun stadium, on Tuesday. Nigeria, who are three times African champions will engage the East African side in the final Group L game of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The first meeting between both side in November […]

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Nigeria vs Lesotho : Aribo doubtful, Iwobi Covid test Returns Negative – Rohr

Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr has hinted that Joe Aribo and Alex Iwobi are doubtful for the final 2022 AFCON qualifiers against Lesotho. Rohr revealed this to the press after the team’s Monday training session held at the Teslim Balogun stadium in Lagos. The Super Eagles Manager said Aribo, who featured against Benin Republic last […]

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Onuachu’s late winner helps Super Eagles end Benin Republic unbeaten home record

Nigeria defeated the Squirrels of Benin Republic 1-0 in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on Saturday. Substitute Paul Onuachu scored the winner in addition time to hand the three-time African champions a hard fought three points at the Stade Charles De Gaulle Stadium. The victory means the Super Eagles ended a run of […]

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Super Eagles won’t Underrate Benin Republic – Aina

Nigeria defender Ola Aina has declared that the Super Eagles won’t underrate Benin Republic when both side clash in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game this Saturday. Aina said the three times African champions have learnt from their shocking results against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone. It would be recalled that the […]

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Benin Republic Star Adeoti declared fit for Super Eagles Clash

Defender Jordan Adeoti has been declared fit to face Nigeria in Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin Republic. Adeoti was initially ruled out of clash, but has been declared fit to participate in the game against one of the pre tournament favorites. Benin Republic coach Michel Dussuyer confirmed to the press that the […]

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Super Eagles off to Cotonou for AFCON Qualifying Match Against Benin Republic

Super Eagles of Nigeria have left the country for Cotonou ahead of their African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin Republic billed for Saturday. The three time African champions left in the early hours of the Friday and are expected to arrive their destination in few hours. The 23-man team and the coaches were escorted […]

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Benin Republic FA writes CAF to Allow fans watch AFCON Qualifier vs Super Eagles

The Benin Football Federation do not want the African cup of Nations qualifiers between Squirrels and the Super Eagles to hold behind closed door. Reports gathered revealed that the Benin Football Federation have already written to the Confederation of African Football and now awaiting an approval for the request. The BFF want to allow at […]

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Nigeria will End Benin Republic’s 8-year Unbeaten Home Record – Ahmed Musa

Ahmed Musa says the Super Eagles have set his sight on ending Benin Republic’s eight years unbeaten home record, when the sides meet on Saturday. The Super Eagles will lock horns with the Squirrels at the Stade Charles de Gaulle, Saturday, as they aim to seal qualification for the AFCON billed for Cameroon next year. […]

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Nigeria will not lose to Benin Republic – Rohr

Gernot Rohr is confident his Super Eagles won’t lose to their hosts in this weekend’s 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifiers in Porto Novo. The Squirrels of Benin Republic are unbeaten at home in eight years and their Coach Michel Dussuyer believes they won’t relinquish the record any time soon. Rohr won the first meeting […]

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Exclusive : Paul Onuachu breaks silence on Exclusion from initial 24-man Super Eagles List

Paul Onuachu has opened up on his exclusion from the Super Eagles 24-man list for the upcoming 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. Onuachu was initially overlooked by Gernot Rohr for the qualifiers, despite scoring 27 goals in all competitions for his club this campaign. The Forward’s exclusion caused reactions in the media, until he […]

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Benin Republic gaffer Michel Dussuyer talks tough ahead of Super Eagles Clash

Benin Republic coach Michel Dussuyer says his side will be ready for Saturday’s showdown against Nigeria in Porto Novo. Dussuyer’s side will host the three time African champions  in 2022 Group L African Cup of Nations qualifiers encounter on Saturday. The Squirrels are a point behind the Super Eagles and a win will boost their […]

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2021 AFCON Qualifiers : Onuachu, Iwobi, Okoye, Aribo among 18 Eagles in Camp

Rangers duo Leon Balogun and Joe Aribo arrived the Super Eagles camp on Monday bringing to 18, the number of players available for selection for the AFCON 2021 qualifiers this International window. Balogun and Aribo touched down in Lagos along side Alex Iwobi, Tyronne Ebuehi and Maduka Okoye. Belgian Jupiler league top scorer Paul Onuachu, […]

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Invitation to Super Eagles is a dream come true – Adeleke

Abia Warriors defender Adeleke Adekunle says he’s glad to earn his first invitation to the Super Eagles. Adeleke, who is one of the best defenders in the NPFL this season, was handed a late up by Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr for the AFCON 2021 qualifiers. The youngster came in as replacement for CD Leganes […]

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