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Nigeria lacks creative midfielder Okocha insists

Former Super Eagles captain Austin Jay Jay Okocha has insisted that the Super Eagles of Nigeria still lack a creative midfield player. The former PSG player who was a pundit on TV during Croatia vs Nigeria match has said the...

Eagles begin training in Uyo as embattled Imama joins up

Super Eagles will begin training in Uyo from 10am today just as SCORENigeria can report embattled assistant coach Imama Amapakabo is part of the squad in the Akwa Ibom State capital city. There will be only one training session today. Eagles...

Iwobi, Chelsea youngster Ola Aina excused to join Eagles late in Paris

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have announced Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi and Chelsea young defender Ola Aina will now join the Super Eagles in Paris after their club engagements. A statement said both players have been granted permission to feature...

Eagles new boy ‘Muazzam’ scores himself ‘above average’ on debut

Alhassan Ibrahim ‘Muazzam’ has told SCORENigeria he will score himself “above average” on his Super Eagles debut against Corsica. Nigeria forced hosts Corsica to a 1-1 draw and the Akwa United star forward played for about an hour before he...

Eagles fly out on chartered flight, first training in Yaounde this evening

The Super Eagles will be part of a 90-man strong official travelling party who will fly out to Cameroon this morning from Uyo ahead of tomorrow’s return World Cup qualifier. Officials informed SCORENigeria that originally 120 persons were to have...

Rohr names new Eagles for AFCON clash today, 24 call-ups for Seychelles

Gernot Rohr will today announce a 24-man squad for next month’s AFCON qualifier in Seychelles with strong indications that several fresh call-ups will get their chance to shine with the Super Eagles. Nigeria face Seychelles in Victoria on September 7...

NFF boss Amaju Pinnick: Eagles to play 5 top World Cup warm-up games

Nigeria will play at least five high-profile friendlies before next year’s World Cup in Russia, according to NFF president Amaju Pinnick. Pinnick, who got CAF to push AFCON 2019 qualifiers earlier scheduled for March 2018 to October 2018 for World...

Super Eagles top AFCON Group E after second straight win over Libya, Ighalo fires...

Super Eagles have shot to the top of 2019 AFCON qualifying group after they beat Libya 3-2 in Sfax, Tunisia, tonight with Odion Ighalo netting a brace after his hat-trick on Saturday in Uyo. They now have nine points from...

Rohr wishes Nigerians peace and success, reveals special Xmas message for Carl Ikeme

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has issued his Christmas message to Nigerians – peace and success now and in the New Year – while he has also put out a special message to ailing goalkeeper Carl Ikeme. In October in...

Eagles foes Zambia insist they won’t give up on World Cup dream, gun for...

Zambia may have recorded only a point in two World Cup qualifiers, but they have insisted they will not give up hope of upsetting Nigeria and Cameroon to qualify for Russia 2018. They have a point from a 1-1 draw...

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