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June 20, 2018 5:42 PM World Cup 2018: Mikel Obi ready to sacrifice role in Super Eagles team

Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, has made it clear that he is willing to sacrifice his role in the team so they could win games. Mikel Obi was roundly criticized for his display in the 2-0 loss to Croatia last Saturday, when he was the most advanced midfielder in Gernot Rohr’s formation. A lot of pundits and fans have called for Rohr to play the Tianjin 17

June 20, 2018 2:48 PM Nigeria vs Iceland: Referee for Super Eagles crucial Group D clash revealed

Referee Matthew Conger from New Zealand, will be the man in the middle, when Nigeria take on Iceland in a crucial Group D fixture at the 2018 World Cup on Friday. Conger will be supported by his compatriot, Simon Lount as his first Assistant Referee (AR1) and Tevita Makasini from Tonga as his second assistant referee (AR2). Ricardo Montero from Costa 18

June 20, 2018 12:20 PM Russia 2018: Ibrahimovic sends solidarity message to Super Eagles ahead of next game

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, ex-Swedish striker, has sent a goodwill message to the Super Eagles in Russia. Nigeria will face Iceland in their second group match on Friday, June, 22. Nigeria lost their opening game to Croatia on Saturday at the Kaliningrad Stadium. Despite the loss, the Super Eagles still get support at the ongoing Russia 2018 World Cup as they prepare 19

June 20, 2018 8:25 AM Nigeria vs Iceland: Super Eagles to arrive in Volgograd on Thursday

Players and coaches of the Super Eagles, are expected to arrive in Volgograd, Russia on Thursday, June 21, ahead of their second Group D match against Iceland at the Volgograd Arena on Friday. The Nigerian team returned to their team base camp in Essentuki on Sunday, after losing their first match 2-0 to Croatia in Kaliningrad. Iceland and Argentina 18

June 20, 2018 7:16 AM World Cup 2018: Emenike hands Rohr Super Eagles starting XI against Iceland

Former Nigerian international, Emmanuel Emenike has advised Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr to play a 3-1-4-2 formation in their second Group D 2018 World Cup game against Iceland at the Volvograd Stadium on Friday. Rohr deployed a 4-3-3 formation in their first match against Croatia on Saturday as the Eagles loss 2-0. Emenike, who called it quits from international 18

June 20, 2018 5:25 AM World Cup 2018: Former Super Eagles media officer, Udoh speaks on Uzoho’s real age

Former Super Eagles media officer, Colin Udoh has blasted fans and pundits who have made jest of the age of first-choice goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho. However, there have been arguments all over social media, as most people believe he is older. In reaction, Udoh took to his Twitter page on Tuesday night, to post a picture of Uzoho from 2013, when he was 14 and represented 22

June 19, 2018 3:31 PM Nigeria vs Iceland: Sigurdsson, Gudmundsson doubtful for Super Eagles clash

Iceland are sweating on the fitness of Gylfi Sigurdsson and Jóhann Bergs Guðmundsson, ahead of Friday’s Group D clash against Nigeria. Everton star, Sigurdsson, who missed the latter part of the English Premier League season last term due to a knee injury, did not train with his teammates on Tuesday morning. Instead, he was involved in a light exercise 21

June 19, 2018 1:31 PM Nigeria vs Iceland: Rohr to drop Ighalo, start Iheanacho in crucial Group D clash

Barring any last minute change of mind, head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, will drop Odion Ighalo from the starting lineup in their next game against Iceland at the 2018 World Cup. OwnGoalNigeria reports that Rohr was impressed by Kelechi Iheanacho, who came on in the second half and added pace and movement in attack. Ighalo played for 75 minutes 20

June 19, 2018 12:18 PM World Cup 2018: Mourinho blasts Rohr over Super Eagles tactics

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has expressed disappointment over the tactics employed by the coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, in their 2-0 defeat to Croatia. Mourinho, who had tipped Nigeria to qualify from Group D, was upset with the way they lost the game. Speaking on Russian TV station, RT, he said: “I was sad and disappointed the way they (Nigeria) 22

June 19, 2018 11:26 AM World Cup 2018: Okocha tips Mane to lead Senegal to victory against Poland

Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Okocha has backed Liverpool star, Sadio Mane to lead Senegal to victory when they take on Poland in their 2018 World Cup opening Group H game at Spartak Stadium in Moscow on Tuesday evening. Speaking on SuperSport, Okocha, who represented Nigeria at the 1994, 1998 and 2002 World Cup, said; “I expect Mane to do what he has been doing 21