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NFF handed Eagles over to Eguaveon very Late, says Chukwu

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Former Super Eagles coach, Christian Chukwu, has said that the Nigeria Football Federation’s decision to hand over the team to coach Augustine Eguaveon on interim capacity few weeks to the 2022 AFCON, might mar Nigeria’s chances of doing well in the tournament. ‘Eguaveon was given the Super Eagles job very late,’ he said. ‘I pray he ...

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Foreign coach is big distraction to Eguaveon Omokaro tells NFF

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Former Super Eagles defender, Bright Omokaro, has said that the decision by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to appoint a foreign technical adviser, Jose Peerio, to work as an observer with the Super Eagles at Cameroon 2022 AFCON, is a big distraction to the interim coach Augustine Eguaveon. Omokaro stated that the newly appointed foreign coach ...

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AFCON: NFF to Pay Eagles $5,000 for Group Stage Win

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh The Nigerian Football Federation has agreed to pay the Super Eagles the sum of $5,000 for every win during the group stages of the Africa Cup of Nations, which kicked off last Sunday, Fides reports. The Eagles aiming for their fourth AFCON title in their 19th appearance in the tournament have been drawn in Group D ...

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AFCON 2021: Real Reason Osimhen Won’t Play for Super Eagles – Eguavoen

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Interim boss of the Super Eagles, Augustine Eguavoen, has revealed that Napoli striker Victor Osimhen pulled out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations because of health issues. The 23-year-old withdrew from the Nigeria squad after constant back and forth between the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and Napoli. Osimhen had sustained a nasty facial injury late ...

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NFF Boss Amaju Pinnick Blames Gernot Rohr for Emmanuel Dennis’ Absence fromAFCON Squad

…The absence of Dennis from the AFCON is Rohr’s fault, not Watford’s. By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Boss, Amaju Pinnick, has stated that former Super Eagles Boss, Gernot Rohr, was responsible for the absence of Emmanuel Dennis at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Emmanuel Dennis was among the initial 28 players names that were released to ...

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Why I Turned Down NFF Technical Director Job – Olofinjana

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Former Super Eagles midfielder, Seyi Olofinjana, has opened up on why he turned down the country’s national teams technical director role after he was approached by the Nigeria Football Federation. After a professional career that spanned 16 years, the former Super Eagles star went into management and was named loan manager at Wolverhampton Wanderers. At the ...

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ANALYSIS: Super Eagles in the last Decade under Different Managers

Giving opportunities to players plying their trade on the domestic scene has been on a steady decline in the past years By Alexander Johnson Adejoh The sudden news of Gernot Rohr being sacked as Super Eagles coach a few days before the commencement of the AFCON tournament in Cameroon could be the biggest news from the Nigeria Football Federation this ...

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The Super Eagles under Gernot Rohr- Opinion

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Rancorous debates over the continued relevance of Gernot Rohr as coach to the Super Eagles, Nigeria’s national football team, reminisce decades of cock-ups and maladministration of the beautiful game in Nigeria. The campaign of no love lost is a direct result of the sharp decline that football is undergoing in the country generally and particularly at ...

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NFF Technical Committee Knows Nothing about Rohr’s Contract, Bassey Confesses

…’Nigeria is in difficult situation with coach, whose contract is taboo’ By Alexander Johnson Adejoh The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) may find it difficult to sack Super Eagles Head Coach, Gernot Rohr, even if they are inclined to do so, a member of the NFF Technical Committee, Elder Paul Bassey, has said. Bassey, who is also chairman of Nigerian Professional ...

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