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Rohr has damaged Nigerian football – Ex-NFF board member, Green

Rohr has damaged Nigerian football – Ex-NFF board member, Green

Christopher Green, a former board member of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has accused Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr,  of causing a lot of damage to the country’s football. Rohr is facing increasing pressure in his job following Nigeria’s performance in the 2022 World Cup qualifying clash, despite qualifying the Super Eagles for the 2022 World Cup playoffs. Nigeria...

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BREAKING: Nigerian Olympic Gold Medallist, Paul Kehinde Is Dead

BREAKING: Nigerian Olympic Gold Medallist, Paul Kehinde Is Dead

The current world record-holder in the men’s 65kg weightlifting category, Paul Kehinde, aka Olumi Agberin, is dead.  Kehinde was also a former world number 1 Para Powerlifter, Olympic Gold medallist and Commonwealth Games Champion. Kehinde died on Thursday after a brief illness. He was 33 years old.  He was born in Epe, Lagos State.  His achievements...

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Eagles coach Rohr should be replaced, says Orji Kalu

Eagles coach Rohr should be replaced, says Orji Kalu

The Chief Whip of the Senate and former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, has said Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr is not good and should be replaced. The Senator recalled that he rejected the German tactician’s application to coach Enyimba Football Club when he was a governor. This is as he lamented...

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Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr ‘set to be sacked’ after 5 years

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr ‘set to be sacked’ after 5 years

Super Eagles of Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr is reportedly set to be sacked after 5-years as the NFF is in a meeting to finalize its decision.  This comes after Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Cape Verde which ensured the Eagles qualify for the play-off. The match angered many fans and stakeholders before NFF decided to address...

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Barcelona confirm Lionel Messi could return back to the Spanish club from PSG

Barcelona confirm Lionel Messi could return back to the Spanish club from PSG

Barcelona’s president has confirmed that Lionel Messi could be set for a return to his boyhood club after refusing to “rule out anything.” The Argentine superstar spent 21 years with the Catalan side, winning every trophy  and shattering numerous records before he was forced to leave last summer due to the club’s dismal financial situation. Messi, 34, reportedly...

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Eagles too slow against Cape Verde, laments Rohr

Eagles too slow against Cape Verde, laments Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has admitted his team lacked pace in their final Group C fixture against Cape Verde on Tuesday, ugamatv reports. The Eagles reached the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifying play-offs despite being held 1-1 by the Blue Sharks at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos. Rohr’s side finished with 13 points from six games,...

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Osimhen has third-best goal-to-game ratio for Eagles

Osimhen has third-best goal-to-game ratio for Eagles

Osimhen scored the only goal in the Eagles’ 1-1 draw against Cape Verde in their final group game of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers played at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos on Tuesday. The goal took Osimhen’s tally for the national team to double figures (10). This sees him rise to No. 16 on top...

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We are under pressure – Musa

We are under pressure – Musa

The Super Eagles are under serious pressure to qualify for the African World Cup play-offs but are not scared of the daunting task according to the captain of the team, Ahmed Musa, UGAMATV reports. The three-time African Champions, who lead Group C with 12 points, face Cape Verde on Tuesday (today) in a crucial game at the...

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Rohr eyes 29th win with Eagles

Rohr eyes 29th win with Eagles

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr be aiming to record his 29th win as coach of the team when he leads the three-time African Champions against Cape Verde as they bid to clinch a Qatar 2022 final playoff ticket in Group C on Tuesday (today), UGAMATV reports. Out of the 54 games, he has managed the Eagles, Rohr has...