Again, Nigeria’s Super Eagles drop down in FIFA ranking

November 30, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Super Eagles have dropped two places in the latest FIFA world ranking. According to the latest ranking published on FIFA’s website on Thursday, they dropped from 40th to 42nd position. The drop in the ranking is connected with the team’s disappointing showing in the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. They played out 1-1 draws with the Likuena of Lesotho Read More

Happening now [Zimbabwe 1- 1 Nigeria: Football fans desert viewing centres as Super Eagles struggle against Warriors in 2026 World Cup qualifier

November 19, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

Football-loving Nigerians on Sunday moved on with other activities while their usual darling senior men National team, Super Eagles face their Zimbabwean counterpart in Rwanda. As at 70th minute of played when this report was put together, the Super Eagles were still struggling to find their rhythm. That was despite securing an equaliser through Kelechi Iheanacho after the Warriors of Read More

Iheanacho, Boniface out as Peseiro unveils Super Eagles squad vs Zimbabwe in 2026 World Cup qualifier

November 19, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Coach Jose Peseiro has released the Super Eagles Starting XI against Zimbabwe, a match scheduled for Huwe stadium on Sunday. After a disappointing 1-1 draw against lowly-rated Lesotho in Uyo on Thursday, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will be all out for a redemption when they lock horns with the Warriors of Zimbabwe in their second group match of the Read More

2026 World Cup qualifier: Super Eagles under pressure to beat Zimbabwe as South Africa edge Benin Republic, lead group C

November 19, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Still stung by their loss of two points to Lesotho on home soil on Day 1 of their 10-match qualification series for the 2026 FIFA World Cup ticket, the Super Eagles took to the pitch of Huye Stadium, Butare on Saturday evening for the official training, and refused to be bothered about the state of the artificial turf which is Read More

Super Eagles touch down Rwanda ahead of Zimbabwe clash in 2026 World Cup qualifier

November 18, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Super Eagles have arrived Rwanda for Sunday’s 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying fixture against Zimbabwe. The players and their officials departed the Victor Attah International Airport, Uyo, on Friday night. The contingent arrived Kigali in the early hours of Saturday morning after a three hours, 30 minutes flight from Uyo. The contingent then made a two-hour road trip to Read More

Nigeria’s Super Eagles set to storm Rwanda ahead of Zimbabwe 2026 World Cup qualifier

November 17, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Super Eagles’ delegation to Sunday’s 2026 FIFA World Cup African qualification series day 2 encounter against the Warriors of Zimbabwe will arrive in Rwanda – Zimbabwe’s adopted home – in the early hours of Saturday. The delegation of players and officials will travel to East Africa aboard a chartered aircraft that will depart from the Victor Attah International Airport Read More

Happening now: Peseiro rolls out Super Eagles 2026 World Cup qualifier lineup against Lesotho, insists on Uzoho *See kick-off time

November 16, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho will man the goalpost in Thursday clash against Lesotho. This was revealed after the Nigeria’s senior men’s team head coach Jose Peseiro unveiled lineup for the first 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Lesotho on Thursday. The match is scheduled to kick-off 5pm at Godswill Akpabio Stadium Uyo, Akwa Ibom state. Uzoho, AC Omonia shot-stopper Read More

NFF President drums support as Super Eagles kick-off 2026 World Cup qualifier

November 14, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Ibrahim Gusau has called on all stakeholders within the country’s football fraternity to rally round the Super Eagles as the team officially begin its 2026 FIFA World cup qualifying series. Super Eagles, three times African Champions will open their campaign this week with a double header against Lesotho and Zimbabwe for the sole Read More

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Enyeama, earns honorary doctorate degree

November 11, 2023 Editor 0

Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, received an honorary doctorate award from the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom state on Saturday, November 11. Enyeama revealed this in photos shared on his Instagram page. His caption read, “God has been my strength. He has been in the details. I can’t thank Him enough. “I want to thank the University of Uyo’s Read More

Most valuable National team: Super Eagles ranked best in Africa

October 22, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are now ranked the most valuable national team in Africa. The information was made available in an infographic displayed on the Super Eagles official X handle. Jose Peseiro’s side are valued at €451.60 million. The three-time African champions are also now ranked the 10th most valuable national team in the world. The Three Lions of England top Read More

Official: Osimhen, Iheanacho out of Super Eagles clash against Mozambique

October 15, 2023 Editor 0

After conceding a last-minute goal that tied their encounter with Saudi Arabia 2-2 in Portimäo on Friday, the Super Eagles are determined to earn a win over the Mambas of Mozambique on Monday in order to have a positive mindset ahead of 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches against Lesotho and Zimbabwe next month. Forward Kelechi Iheanacho, who changed the Read More

AFCON 2023: Super Eagles, Elephants will qualify from group D – Mba 

October 14, 2023 Editor 0

The Super Eagles have been widely tipped to qualify from 2023 AFCON Group A along with hosts Cote d’Ivoire. Thursday night’s draw has pitted the Eagles with Cote d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea and Guinea Bissau in a group based in Abidjan. They begin their campaign against Equatorial Guinea. Sunday Mba, whose goal against Burkina Faso won Nigeria a third AFCON 10 Read More

Make Nigeria proud again, Gusau tells Super Eagles ahead of AFCON 2023

October 14, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau, has charged Nigeria’s Super Eagles to be resolute and win 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. Reacting to the AFCON draw which pitched Nigeria against host Cote d’ivoire, Guinea Bissau and Equitorial Guinea while speaking to the team in Portugal before their friendly match versus Saudi Arabia on Friday, said no Read More

Saudi Arabia cage ‘wasteful’ Super Eagles in Portugal

October 13, 2023 Editor 0

Just as happened in their only previous encounter 13 years ago, which was also a friendly match, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia could not be separated at the end of their second-ever meeting in Portugal on Friday, with the three-time Asian champions netting a last-gasp equalizer from a free-kick at the edge of the box that deflected off Calvin Bassey. Victor Read More

Osimhen, other Super Eagles hit Portugal camp ahead of Saudi Arabia, Mozambique clash

October 11, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Napoli hitman Victor Osimhen is among 20 invited Super Eagles players in Faro Portugal, in preparation for an international friendly matches with Saudi Arabia and Mozambique. Other players are Francis Uzoho, Bright Osayi-Samuel, Jordan Torunarigha, Kenneth Omeruo, Oluwasemilogo Ajayi, Calvin Bassey, Bruno Onyemaechi, Wilfred Ndidi, Joe Ayodele-Aribo, Frank Onyeka, Alex Iwobi, Samuel Chukwueze, Moses Simon, Ademola Lookman, Terem Moffi, Victor Read More