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Rohr seeks Moses return to Super Eagles

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Victor Moses would be welcomed back into Nigeria national team, especially if he played more regular club football, coach Gernot Rohr said on Tuesday. The 28-year-old was a crucial part of Chelsea’s 2017 Premier League-winning side and in 2013 won both the Europa League for his club and the Africa …

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Iheanacho suffering from ‘lack of self-confidence’, – Coach Rohr

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Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr believes Kelechi Iheanacho is suffering from ‘lack of self-confidence’. The forward who started his senior international career brightly, scoring seven goals in 11 appearances has failed to find the net for the three-time African champions since November 2017. During the last international break, Iheanacho missed a …

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We are in Seychelles for serious business – Gernot Rohr

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Super Eagle handler Gernot Rohr, alongside his assistants, took his charges through their paces at the Stade Linite yesterday ahead of tomorrow’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying encounter with the Pirates of Seychelles. After the one-hour training session, attended by all 21 players available for the match, the Franco-German …

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NFF bans, fines Super Eagles coach Yusuf for taking bribe

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The Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday said it had banned Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf for 12 months and fined him $5,000 (4,300 euros) for receiving cash from undercover journalists posing as agents. The NFF ethics and fair play committee found Yusuf guilty of accepting $1,000 after he was caught …

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Rohr: I rejected offers to remain as Eagles coach

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Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, has revealed that he rejected lucrative offers from some countries after the 2018 World Cup in Russia to stay with the team, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The likes of Clemens Westerhof, Bora Mulitonovic and Lars Largerback all left unceremoniously after the Eagles’ exit at the previous …

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Hoping for an injury-free season with Chievo – Joel Obi

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Super Eagles midfielder, Joel Obi, last week moved from Torino to fellow Italian side Chievo Verona ahead of the new Serie A Season after the 27-year-old put pen to paper on a three-year deal for an undisclosed transfer fee in what would be his fourth club for an Italian side. …

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NFF investigates bribery allegation against Super Eagle’s Salisu Yusuf

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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)  has launched an investigation into an allegation of bribery against Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf, a spokesman said on Friday. The coach was captured in a video receiving cash from investigative journalists posing as football agents who requested that two players be selected for a …

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Nigeria vs Argentina: No mercy for Messi – Gernot Rohr

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Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr, on Monday insisted that the Super Eagles will show no mercy for Barcelona star, Lionel Messi, despite their admiration for his talent. “We love this great player, Messi, everybody loves him,” said Rohr. “The question is not if it is the last World Cup for him …

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Nigeria will be better at 2022 World Cup – Rohr

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Nigeria’s coach Gernot Rohr believes his team will not peak for another four years despite his side’s 2-0 win against Group D rivals Iceland. Leicester striker Ahmed Musa’s second-half double in Volgograd kick-started Nigeria’s World Cup after defeat to Croatia in their opening match. The Super Eagles’ win means they, …

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