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May 24, 2018 1:53 PM 2018 World Cup: How Kelechi Nwakali could make Rohr’s squad to Russia

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, was very impressed with Kelechi Nwakali’s performance in Tuesday’s 3-2 defeat to Atletico Madrid and might add him to his World Cup squad. Nwakali who is on loan from Premier League side, Arsenal, opened scoring with a brilliant effort to beat Jan Oblak and put in an impressive display in the match. Rohr was in the stands 16

May 24, 2018 12:48 PM Nigeria vs Atletico Madrid: Usman Mohammed sends message to Rohr with wonder goal

Super Eagles team B midfielder, Usman Mohammed, has said that his wonder goal against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday, was to convince head coach, Gernot Rohr, that he deserves a place in the senior team. Mohammed finished off a stunning solo run with the equalizer to make it 2-2 against the Europa League champions. It’s a goal that reminded football fans about 18

May 23, 2018 12:30 PM Nwakali, Usman Mohammed good enough for Super Eagles,says Tijani BabagindaThe Sun News

Following their superb goals against Atletico Madrid, the former Super Eagles winger feels the duo deserve a chance in Gernot Rohr’s side. Former Nigeria winger, Tijani Babaginda, considers Kelechi Nwakali and Usman Mohammed ripe for the senior team following their brilliant displays against Atletico Madrid, on Tuesday. Top quality goals from Nwakali 19

May 23, 2018 6:24 AM Nigeria vs Athletico Madrid: What Diego Simeone said after friendly match

Diego Simeone, the coach of Atletico Madrid has described the international friendly between his team and Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Uyo as a tough tie. The Eagles team B lost 2-3 to the 2018 Europa League Cup winners on Tuesday. Simeone also told a post-match briefing at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium that the Super Eagles gave a good account 17

May 22, 2018 8:27 PM Nigeria vs Atletico Madrid: 3 things we learnt from Super Eagles’ defeat

Atletico Madrid on Tuesday, beat Nigeria 3-2 in a friendly at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium. Kelechi Nwakali opened scoring with a sublime effort, but the newly-crowned Europa League champions quickly levelled through Angel Correa. Fernando Torres came off the bench to head in for 2-1, before Usman Mohammed equalized for the hosts with a brilliant 18

May 22, 2018 6:59 PM Nigeria vs Atletico Madrid: LaLiga side defeat Super Eagles 3-2

Atletico Madrid have defeated Nigeria 3-2 in a friendly played on Tuesday, at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium. The Super Eagles B team took the lead through Kelechi Nwakali. The midfielder, who is on loan from Arsenal, cut in and lashed an effort past Jan Oblak. But the newly-crowned Europa League champions quickly levelled through Angel Correa 21

May 22, 2018 4:00 PM Nigeria vs Atletico Madrid: Super Eagles starting XI revealed

Coach of the Super Eagles team B, Salisu Yusuf, has named his starting XI for this evening’s friendly game against Atletico Madrid. Femi Thomas will start in goal for the Nigerians, while the Nwakali brothers are also included. Former Enyimba marksman, Emem Eduok, will lead the attack for the hosts. The game will be played at the Godswill Akpabio International 25

May 21, 2018 8:02 PM Atletico Madrid arrive Nigeria ahead of Super Eagles friendly [PHOTO]

Atletico Madrid have landed in Uyo, ahead of their friendly against Nigeria. The Europa League winners arrived the country via the Ibom International Airport on Monday evening. Diego Simeone’s men will take on the Super Eagles B team, at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, Atletico named an updated 20-man squad 23

May 21, 2018 2:12 PM Atletico Madrid include Torres, Aguero in squad to face Super Eagles in Uyo [Full list]

LaLiga side, Atletico Madrid, have updated their squad list for Tuesday’s friendly with Nigeria. In a tweet posted on Monday, the newly-crowned Europa League champions, added Fernando Torres, captain Gabi, Aguero and Juanfran to their original list released last week. “The @LaLigaEN season is over and we’re going to play a friendly in Nigeria with: Oblak 20

May 18, 2018 6:39 AM Atletico Madrid name squad to face Super Eagles in Uyo [Full list]

Newly-crowned Europa League champions, Atletico Madrid, have released a 22-man squad for their friendly game against Nigeria in Uyo on May 22. Coach Diego Simeone who will lead the squad, picked 11 players from the squad that won the Europa League with a 3-0 win over Olympique Marseille on Wednesday night. Highly-rated goalkeeper Jan Oblak is the most notable 26