Iwobi To Rohr : Play Me In My Natural Position Vs Argentina, I Didn't Do Well Against Croatia
Published: June 26, 2018
Speaking ahead of the Super Eagles World Cup match against Argentina, Arsenal starlet Alex Iwobi has sent a message to manager Gernot Rohr that he should be played in his natural position for the rest of the tournament. The Hale End Academy product started on the left side of attack and was handed defensive duties i...
Obi Mikel : Super Eagles Fast Players Will Threaten Argentina
Published: June 26, 2018
John Obi Mikel believes Argentina will receive the same treatment as Iceland when they tackle the two-time world champions in their last Group D fixture in St Petersburg this evening. The Super Eagles got their World Cup campaign back on a track thanks to their 2-0 win over Iceland last Friday, and it is interesting...
Ahmed Musa Reveals What Is Motivating Super Eagles To Beat Argentina
Published: June 26, 2018
Two-goal hero against Iceland, Ahmed Musa, says the Super Eagles are motivated to beat Argentina for the first time in a competitive match when they face off at the Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg on Tuesday evening. The proof of Argentina dominating the Super Eagles in the World Cup can be seen by the cumulati...
Argentina Coach Sampaoli Names One Key Player In Nigeria Squad
Published: June 25, 2018
Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli analyzed the Nigeria National Team during Monday afternoon's press conference in St. Petersburg and mentioned Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses as one of the most important players in the Super Eagles squad. The two-time world champions are not at their best level ahead of tomorrow's matc...
Rohr Hints : Defensive Roles For Super Eagles Two Biggest Stars Against Argentina
Published: June 25, 2018
Coach Gernot Rohr has hinted that the two biggest stars in the Super Eagles squad, John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses, will take up defensive roles in Tuesday evening's clash against Argentina. It would be recalled that Mikel was deployed as a defensive midfielder against Iceland while Moses slotted in at right wing-b...
Turkish Referee, Not Rohr, To Decide If Obi Mikel Can Play Against Argentina
Published: June 25, 2018
Speaking at a press conference on Monday afternoon, Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has provided a fresh update on John Obi Mikel, who suffered an injury in the closing minutes of the 2-0 win against Iceland last Friday. The German revealed that the former Chelsea midfielder visited the hospital as soon as the team a...
Rohr Lists Three Formations To Be Considered Vs Argentina, Hopes Musa Scores Again
Published: June 25, 2018
With Ahmed Musa in fine form even before he reported for international duty, Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr is hoping the Leicester City striker will find the net again in tomorrow's clash against Argentina and helps his team progress to the last sixteen of the World Cup. The former Kano Pillars star took his tally in ...
Super Eagles LB Idowu : Our Goal Is The Make It Messi's Last World Cup Game
Published: June 25, 2018
Brian Idowu is conscious that Barcelona's Argentina superstar Lionel Messi could play his last World Cup match in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday evening if the South Americans lose to Nigeria. At Monday afternoon's press conference, the left-back was optimistic that the experienced Turkish referee, Cuneyt Cakir, will n...
Brian Idowu : Eagles Have Learnt From Their Mistakes In Past Matches Vs Argentina
Published: June 25, 2018
The Nigeria squad pulled off a public relations coup ahead of their meeting with Argentina on Tuesday evening, with Amkar Perm defender, Brian Idowu, who was born in Saint Petersburg accompanying manager Gernot Rohr to this afternoon's press conference held in Russia's second largest city. As a reminder, Nigeria hav...
Rojo May Return To Argentina Starting XI Vs Nigeria, GK Caballero Axed For Sure
Published: June 25, 2018
The experienced Manchester United central defender Marcos Rojo may return to Argentina's starting lineup in tomorrow's crucial match against Nigeria in St. Petersburg, according to reports. The former Estudiantes LP star started Argentina's 1-1 draw with Iceland but was dropped for the 3-0 loss to Croatia last week....
Super Eagles Coach Rohr : Your Real Character Comes Out When You Lose
Published: June 25, 2018
German football tactician Gernot Rohr has spoken about the character of the Super Eagles squad, and has praised the players for getting their World Cup campaign back on track with a win against Iceland. Rohr has always maintained that the Super Eagles were organized in their opening match against Croatia but were un...
Confidence Grows For Super Eagles Star Alex Iwobi Ahead Of Argentina Match
Published: June 25, 2018
Super Eagles striker Alex Iwobi is confident heading into the national team's final Group D World Cup fixture against Argentina on Tuesday evening. With two goals in his last game against the South Americans in a friendly in Krasnodar last November coupled with the win over Iceland, the Arsenal starlet holds no fear...
Four Bold Predictions Ahead Of Nigeria Vs Argentina World Cup Cracker
Published: June 25, 2018
It is just about time when the Super Eagles get through the first stages of the FIFA World Cup for the fourth time in six tournament appearances. The stakes cannot be higher.The build up tension is at a high and while the Albiceleste can still make it through themselves with a win at the Krestovsky Stadium, Nigeria wil...
Oliseh Backs Eagles To Beat Argentina, Names Six Players That Impressed Vs Iceland
Published: June 25, 2018
Former Super Eagles player and coach Sunday Oliseh on Monday morning expressed belief that Nigeria can overcome Argentina in Tuesday's decisive Group D match of the 2018 World Cup and was impressed with the performance of Obi Mikel, Ahmed Musa, Francis Uzoho, Oghenekaro Etebo, Leon Balogun and Tyronne Ebuehi against Ic...
Rohr Counting On Super Eagles Strikers To Finish Off Argentina
Published: June 25, 2018
Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr is counting on his strikers to finish off Argentina when they tackle the two-time world champions in a crucial World Cup match on Tuesday, June 26. There were a number of positives for the Super Eagles to draw from their last match against Iceland; goalkeeper Francis Uzoho posted a shu...