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Super Eagles of Nigeria

Russia 2018: How Nigeria’s Super Eagles can qualify for Second Round

The Eagles face Argentina in their last group match.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

How Nigeria can defeat Argentina — Segun Odegbami

“This is the best opportunity to revenge the defeats the Eagles suffered three times in the hands of Argentina.”

Super Eagles of Nigeria (Photo Credit: Reuters)

How Super Eagles can beat Argentina

Mathematically, Nigeria has qualified but let’s wait and see what will happen on the field.

Iceland 0-2 Nigeria | Players, coach’s ratings

Musa was the real Super Eagle, who took on the onus to get his team the goals that were needed.

Egypt National football team

Africa continues baby steps at FIFA World Cup

All the five nations representing Africa have conceded goals from set pieces.

Brazil team

2018 World Cup | Brazil still look like the likeliest winners

The African and Asian teams are in Russia to learn some football lessons.

Rohr needs to eat the frog on Mikel’s position against Iceland

Rohr needs to make the hard decisions to get the Eagles back on track.

The Nigeria vs Croatia match. The Super Eagles lost the match by 2 goals to nil. (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Croatia 2-0 Nigeria: Five things we learnt about Super Eagles

Mikel Obi is wrong for Nigeria’s creative role.

Nigeria vs Congo D.R (Photo Credit: @modovictorekene on Twitter)

Nigeria vs Croatia: Five reasons Eagles stand a chance

The Eagles must be wary of conceding many corners against Croatia, who boast of good headers.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

The ‘organised chaos’ Super Eagles must unleash at Russia 2018

Nigeria should ignore former Ghana coach, Otto Pfister’s call to be calmer.

Nizhny novgorod Stadium, Russia

Three key things as World Cup kicks off in Russia

“Will the matches in Russia be open and free flowing or will they be cagey and boring? Fans want to see goals!”

Super Eagles departing Austria

ANALYSIS: Russia’s Delicious Meal of World Class Football and Super Eagles’ Hazy Flight

“Let the excitement and soothing balm of the World Cup cascade round the globe and give some respite to a troubled world.”

Nigeria’s All-Time World Cup Heroes: Where They Are Now

Nigeria is set for her sixth appearance at the world’s biggest single sports event.

USA 1994 Eagles

Nigeria’s five best, five worst World Cup moments

The Super Eagles resume their campaign at the mundial on Saturday with a match against Croatia.

World Cup 2018 group D. [Photo credit: Evening Standard]

X-raying 2018 FIFA World Cup teams – Group D

The group includes Nigeria, Argentina, Iceland, and Croatia.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Desperate plea to Gernot Rohr: Start Etebo against Croatia

The players don’t look ready, the manager doesn’t speak ready; the Super Eagles may prove easy fodder for the Croats.

FIFA World Cup Trophy

Russia 2018: Seven oldest players going to World Cup

Some ‘age is nothing but a number’ players, in their 30’s and 40’s would be playing at the World Cup.

John Mikel Obi

ANALYSIS: Mikel, 31 others captains going to Russia 2018

The captain is both the bad and also the good cop, as occasions warrant.

Brazil

X-raying 2018 World Cup teams – Group E

Switzerland may turn out to be the surprise package of this group.

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Genort Rohr.

Nigeria Vs England: Five questions Rohr wants answers to before Russia 2018

A key question should be whether Uzoho is good enough to be Eagles’ No.1?

Serena Williams in Black Panther suit (Photo Credit: WTA Insider on Twitter)

Serena mirrors Black Panther to battle past Pliskova

The three-time French Open champion and 23-time Grand Slam winner will next take on Australia’s Ash Barty in the second round.

Super Eagles vs Congo D.R

Nigeria 1-1 DR Congo: Five things we learnt from Eagles performance

The Eagles stand a chance but the defence will have to be impeccable for the team to progress from Group D.