There was drama at the Agege stadium Lagos Monday evening as the Super Falcons were eliminated on the away goal rule after their second leg second round clash against Cote d’ Ivoire on a 1-1 draw after the first leg ended on a goalless stalemate.
Nigeria’s hope of seeing Fikayo Tomori and Tammy Abraham play for the Super Eagles has been dashed as both players were included in Gareth Southgate’s 25-man squad ahead of European Championship qualifying fixtures against Czech Republic and Bulgaria this month.
Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has hinted that William Troost-Ekong will captain the national team when they face Brazil in a glamour friendly to be staged at the National Stadium in Singapore on October 13.
Which are the top six (6) best performing Nigerian players in European leagues for the month of September 2019.
Super Eagles stars are in buoyant mood on the occasion of Nigeria’s 59th independence day anniversary celebration and have sent their best wishes to their country people.
Nigeria international and Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong is set to face sanctions from the nation’s football governing body after he was accused of showing disrespect to senior officials of the NFF.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr released the 23-man list of players to face the Samba boys on October 13 in Singapore with the team captain’s name omitted for the second friendly game in a row.
Overwhelming attacking football was on display when five-time world champions, Golden Eaglets of Nigeria scored four goals within 25 minutes of play and one more in the second half to ensure 5-1 victory over Guatemala on Matchday 2 of the UEFA/CAF U17 International Tournament in Istanbul, Turkey, on Tuesday.
Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham is enjoying a breakthrough season in the Premier League but the youngster is torn between playing for Nigeria and England