Browsing: Super Eagles

Some football stakeholders have urged the Nigeria Football Federation to reveal the details contained in the contract of newly appointed Super Eagles coach, George Finidi, following his appointment on Monday. The PUNCH reports that the NFF Board approved the appointment of the former Ajax and Betis player following the recommendation of its Technical and Development Committee […]

Former president of the Nigeria Football Federation and FIFA Council member, Amaju Pinnick, has thrown his weight behind ex-international, FInidi George, to become the next coach of the Super Eagles. Finidi is among the frontrunners for the vacant position left by Portuguese Coach Jose Peseiro, following the expiration of his contract at the end of […]

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are in 30th place in the 2024 Men’s World ranking, which is down two places from their previous 28th position. The ranking, released by the Federation of International Football Association on Thursday, shows that the Eagles surpassed the 2023 CAF African Cup of Nations winner, Cote d’Ivoire, and seven-time AFCON winner, Egypt. Having […]

Amid a social media storm surrounding a controversial video clip showing his greeting gestures, Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has defended himself. He described his action as a sign of cultural respect while calling for a shift in attention towards the pressing issues facing the nation. Musa’s remarks follow a video that went viral online […]

Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo, has assured Nigerians that the players are determined to give their all for maximum points when the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers resume in June. The Super Eagles’ team, after their friendly matches against Ghana and Mali in Marrakech, departed Morocco on Wednesday, with most of the players flying […]

Kelechi Iheanacho and Cyriel Dessers have expressed delight with the tactics employed by interim coach Finidi George in their win over rivals Ghana on Friday, PUNCH Sports Extra reports. Finidi led the Eagles to a 2-1 win over the Black Stars at the Stade de Marrakech in Morocco to ensure Nigeria’s first win over Ghana […]

Super Eagles and Ihefu Sports Club central defender, Benjamin Tanimu, has shared that it was a dream coming true for him to play for Nigeria. The 21-year-old centre-back has been highly regarded since his time at Bendel Insurance, which led to him being connected with various European clubs. After scoring two goals in 19 games for Bendel Insurance […]

Goals from Cyriel Dessers and substitute, Ademola Lookman helped the Super of Nigeria beat the Black Stars of Ghana 2-1 in an international friendly game played in Marrakech, Morrocco. The Eagles, in their first game since finishing second at the African Cup of Nations in February, largely looked assured before a late penalty by Jordan […]