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World Cup: Super Eagles Scout Gives Update

Victor Igali, Super Eagles, 2018 FIFA World Cup,
Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr will have an abundance of experience and youth to pick from for the World Cup according team scout Victor Agali. There's is a healthy competition for places in every department of the Super Eagles ahead of the tournament in Russia and in a chat with brila.net, Agali insists the Coaches will have good selection...

Al Ahly Striker Wooing Gernot Rohr for World Cup Spot

2018 FIFA World Cup, Junior Ajayi
Al Ahly forward, Junior Ajayi has sent a 'look me up' message to Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr in a lowkey tweet on Thursday. Ajayi, a member of Nigeria's U23 Olympic stars that won bronze at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, is yet to earn a Super Eagles cap. The 22-year-old has featured prominently for the Egyptian giants and played in...

No Compromise! Rohr May Overlook Enyeama, Alampasu for World Cup

Super Eagles, Rohr will not compromise
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has served the strongest hints that goalkeepers Vincent Enyeama and Dele Alampasu may not make his world cup plans; due to their inactivity at club level. Speaking on his world cup plans, Rohr told brila.net that the goalkeeping position is an area of priority. The Super Eagles Technical Adviser stressed that the requisite standard for his...

RUSSIA 2018: Gernot Rohr rule out Enyeama

Enyeama
Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has finally ruled out the possibility of including former Skipper Vincent Enyeama on his plans for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The Franco-German tactician said the inability of the former captain of the team to secure playing time had played a huge role in his decision according to New Telegraph. Speaking with journalists at the...

Temper Your World Cup Expectations – Okocha

Austin Okocha, FIFA World Cup 2018, Super Eagles
Former Super Eagles captain Austin Okocha has expressed cautious optimism about Nigeria's chances at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Nigeria will make a sixth appearance at the World Cup in Russia, but have not progressed beyond the second round. Speaking about setting a target for Nigeria at the tournament in Russia, Okocha believes expectations must be reasonably set; insisting 'fans should...

Give Moses, Iwobi, Iheanacho Big Roles in Eagles – Esin

Alex Iwobi, Victor Moses, FIFA World Cup 2018, Kelechi Iheanacho
Gernot Rohr has been advised to build his team around Victor Moses, Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi at the World Cup in Russia. The trio who play their club football in the EPL can inspire Nigeria during the world cup tournament according to Ex Super Eagles midfielder, Etim Esin. In a chat with brila.net, Esin praised the development of all three players. He argues...

“Grown” Iwobi and “Fantastic” Ndidi Destined to Shine in Russia

Sunday Oliseh, Alex Iwobi, Wilfred Ndidi, 2018 FIFA World Cup
Alex Iwobi and Wilfred Ndidi could just be the go-to-guys for Gernot Rohr at the 2018 FIFA World Cup not just because they were crucial to Nigeria qualifying for the tournament, but also because they've shown great improvement. The duo were worth the mention when former Captain and Coach of the Super Eagles, Sunday Oliseh was asked what he thought...

Super Eagles World Cup Plan Not Complete – Eguavoen

Austin Eguavoen, Super Eagles, 2018 FIFA World Cup
The pre-world cup friendlies lined up for the Super Eagles are good enough, but skipping Asian opponents in the build up could prove costly, former national team Coach Austin Eguavoen has warned. In the build up to the World Cup, Nigeria will play friendlies against Poland (23rd March), Serbia (27 March), DR Congo (28 March), England (2nd June) and Czech Republic (6th...

Rohr Now Has Good Goalkeeping Headache – Shorunmu

Ike Shorunmu, 2018 FIFA World Cup, Super Eagles
Gernot Rohr must have a selection headache in the goalkeeper's position now with several competent names to work with according to Ex Eagles goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu. Shorunmu, who made two world cup appearances in 2002, insists that the number of goalkeepers in the Super Eagles is sufficient to pick goalkeepers for the world cup. Seven months ago the Eagles were in...

RUSSIA 2018: ONAZI hails NFF over World Cup Preparations

Super Eagles midfielder, Onazi
Super Eagles vice-captain and Trabzonspor of Turkey midfielder,  Ogenyi Onazi has lauded the Leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation over efforts put in World Cup preparation. Onazi made this appreciative remark while speaking on Brila Fm, the former Lazio holding midfielder was happy with the state of preparations from the NFF. Onazi added that the NFF’s tremendous preparation has put the...