ROHR FOCUSES ON NIGERIA VS ALGERIA CLASH

The Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr has stripped his mind off a lot of things as Nigeria get ready to host Algeria in the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers in Uyo on Saturday.


The tie billed for November 12 will see the CAF World Cup Qualifier group B leaders Nigeria take on Africa’s highest ranked team Algeria, who are desperate to bounce back from the disappointment of playing 1-1 draw at home to Cameroun.
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Nigeria needs qualified coaches

It is a truth that Nigeria’s football is experiencing a poor moment at the moment.


AdegboyeOnigbinde who is a former CAF and FIFA instructor believes that a lack of qualified coaches is the reason behind this issue. He said that the majority of qualified coaches in Nigeria is unemployed and that this is the primary factor behind the slow development of Nigerian football.
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Rohr Ready to Pick Only Committed Players for Nigeria

Nigerian coach Gernot Rohr says that he would not think twice about dropping any player who is not committed to the national team.


The Super Eagles are once again undergoing a major revamp which is surprising considering that they were a dominant force in African football not too long ago. The presence of players like John obi Mikel and Obafemi Martins helped the Nigerian national team to lift the African Cup of Nations a few years ago. The highly talented squad has been on the wane in recent years. German nationalRohr was brought in to improve the fortunes of the national team.
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KANU DISAPPOINTED WITH NIGERIAN FOOTBALL

Arsenal legend and two-time African Footballer of The Year Nwankwo Kanu revealed his disappointment after Nigeria failed to qualify for a second successive African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament.


The 2013 AFCON champions, and giant of Africa have endured a troubling time with football for years now and it seems it is not ending anytime soon. Kanu poured out his heart to local media, saying:
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Nigerian team promised reward

A Japanese surgeon has promised the Nigerian players a reward of $30,000 to each player if ever they win the gold medal at the Olympic football tournament.

The surgeon said that he has fallen in love with the Nigerian team after having heard of the financial issues on television. He stated that it is a great achievement in itself for a team with these kinds of problems to have reached this stage of the competition.

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Nigeria may be close to appointing interim manager Salisu Yusuf

Nigeria may be close to appointing interim manager Salisu Yusuf on a permanent basis.

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) vice president, Seyi Akinwunmi, says that everyone at board level are pleased with the way the team has performed under the regime ofYusuf. Hence, they are now considering making him as the new Nigeria national team coach. The team competed in friendly games against Mali and Luxembourg under the regime ofYusuf. In both these games, the team performed exceptionally well and managed to concede only one goal.

Jonathan Akpoborie comments on Crisis of National Team

Jonathan Akpoborie believes that the current Nigerian Football Federation crisis will affect the Olympic team

The former Nigerian striker, Jonathan Akpoborie believes that the current crisis affecting the Nigerian Football Federation will have an impact on the Olympic team. The under-23 team will participate in the Olympics football tournament later this year.

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