NFF Confident Eagles Will Reach Last 16 : Germany, Spain, Brazil, Argentina Yet To Win
Published: June 18, 2018
President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick has declared that notwithstanding the 2-0 loss to Croatia in their first match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the Super Eagles have the wherewithal to lift themselves up and still reach the knockout rounds of the competition.Croatia made good fro...
How Eagles Stars Reacted After Loss To Croatia : Iheanacho, Etebo, Iwobi, Mikel, Ekong, Balogun
Published: June 18, 2018
A number of Super Eagles players, including team captain John Obi Mikel, have taken to social media to react to their 2-0 loss to Croatia in their World Cup opener on Saturday. They all admitted that the game with the Balkans didn't go as planned and have vowed to get their campaign back on track when they face Euro...
Drama In Croatia Camp: AC Milan Star To Be Sent Home For Refusing To Sub In Vs Nigeria
Published: June 18, 2018
According to reports in Croatia, manager Zlatko Dalić has decided to send one of the players in the 23-man squad home due to indiscipline. Croatian newspaper 24sata, says AC Milan striker Ni­kola Kalinic will be sent home from the World Cup af­ter refus­ing to come on as a substitute in Croatia's 2-0 vi...
Iceland Coach Hallgrímsson Hints He Will Park The Bus Against Nigeria
Published: June 18, 2018
The eyes of the world are on the Icelandic National Team following their 1-1 draw with two-time world champions Argentina at the Spartak Moscow on Saturday. With the Nordic country preparing to take on Nigeria in their second World Cup game on Friday, manager Heimir Hallgrimsson has hinted that he will park the bus ...
England Ahead Of Nigeria In Race For Manchester United Protegee, Handed Call-Up
Published: June 18, 2018
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that the English Football Association have moved ahead of their Nigerian counterparts in the race for the services of Manchester United protegee Shola Shoretire. The talented winger is eligible to turn out for Nigeria if the grandfather rule is invoked, but has yet to play for any c...
Super Eagles Return To Essentuki, Depart For Training 1700 Hours
Published: June 18, 2018
Allnigeriasoccer.com understands that the Super Eagles have returned to their base camp in Essentuki ahead of Friday's crucial World Cup match against Iceland at Volgograd Arena (Volgograd). The Nigeria delegation arrived at Essentuki at approximately 1700 hours on Sunday, June 17. Upon their arrival from Kalinin...
Super Eagles Receive Sympathy From Arsenal Over Loss To Croatia
Published: June 17, 2018
The Super Eagles have received sympathy from Premier League side Arsenal in the wake of their 2-0 loss to Croatia in both countries World Cup opener on Saturday evening. Hale End Academy product Alex Iwobi followed in the footsteps of former Gunners striker Nwankwo Kanu by making his World Cup debut for the Super Ea...
Nigeria's World Cup Rivals Iceland Send Message Of Support To GK Carl Ikeme
Published: June 17, 2018
Nigeria's next opponents at the 2018 World Cup, Iceland, have sent a message of support to Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme ahead of their meeting with the three-time African champions on Friday. Ikeme would have been one of the first names on Rohr's 23-man roster for the tournament in Russia, but was l...
Chelsea Criticize Victor Moses Over His Performance Against Croatia
Published: June 17, 2018
In their review of Nigeria's World Cup opener against Croatia, Premier League club Chelsea have criticized their own player, Victor Moses, over his lackluster display. John Obi Mikel was not spared as he was lacking in character and had to be substituted in the closing minutes of the game, and there are calls that h...
Nigeria MOTM Etebo Outshines Modric, Rakitic : Top Dribbler, Most Fouled Player, Most Touches, Best PA
Published: June 17, 2018
Gernot Rohr revealed in his post-match press conference on Friday evening that he was impressed with the performance of Oghenekaro Etebo and Wilfred Ndidi in the 2-0 loss to Croatia. That statement by the German has been supported by football statistics website Whoscored who chose the Stoke City new signing as the b...
Victor Moses Reacts To Super Eagles 2-0 Loss To Croatia
Published: June 17, 2018
Chelsea star Victor Moses took to social media on Sunday morning in the wake of Nigeria's opening day loss to Croatia at the 2018 World Cup, a game in which he went the distance at the Kaliningrad Stadium. The Super Eagles number eleven singled out the mistakes over the course of the ninety minutes among the reasons...
Rohr Reveals The Number Of Points Super Eagles Need To Qualify For Last Sixteen
Published: June 17, 2018
Coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that the Super Eagles cannot afford to lose any of their last two Group D fixtures at the 2018 World Cup, saying that they need at least four points to qualify for the last sixteen. Nigeria are playing catch-up after the opening matches in the group following their 2-0 loss to Croatia ...
Rohr Names Two Players That Impressed Him Vs Croatia, Refuses To Blame Iwobi For Loss
Published: June 17, 2018
Rohr says he is satisfied with the performance of Stoke City new boy Oghenekaro Etebo and Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi despite the Super Eagles losing 2-0 to Croatia in their World Cup opener on Saturday. As for Mikel Obi, the German explained why he resisted playing him as a holding midfielder, a role he thrived ...
Rohr Explains Why He Didn't Employ 3-5-2 Formation Vs Croatia
Published: June 17, 2018
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has explained why he played four at the back for the entirety of the Super Eagles 2-0 loss to Croatia, discarding the 3-5-2 formation that worked well for him, especially in the second half, during the pre-World Cup friendlies. The former Bayern Munich defender has pointed out that the l...
Rohr Speaks On Iwobi, Musa Starting Vs Iceland, Three-Man Midfield Mikel, Ndidi & Etebo
Published: June 17, 2018
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr thinks Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi gave a good account of himself in the opening minutes of their 2-0 loss to Croatia in their World Cup opener against Croatia on Saturday. And the German has revealed that Leicester City's Ahmed Musa has a chance of starting in attack in the make-or-mar cla...