Nigeria booked a place after playing a one-all draw with South Africa in a Group E match played in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Christian Chukwu, former Green Eagles Captain and former Super Eagles Coach on Sunday, urged the Super Eagles to begin now to prepare for the Africa Cup of Nations billed for Cameroon next year.
Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr rues the injuries and suspension that has robbed him of four of his regulars for Saturday’s crucial 2019 AFCON qualifier against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, but is comforted that the situation has…
Maikaba told the News Agency of Nigeria that the players had what was required to outclass South Africa on November 17 in Johannesburg.
The 21-year old will join other invited players for the all important 2019 AFCON qualifier against South Africa at FNB Stadium, Johannesburg.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has hinted he could give a first cap to teenage forward Samuel Chukwueze‚ who plays for Villarreal in Spain’s La Liga‚ against Bafana Bafana in this month’s crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
Chukwu told the News Agency of Nigeria that Mikel’s absence from the home and away fixture against Libya did not affect the Eagles, and now would not be different.
The Team Manager of El Marino Sports Club of Lagos, Anthony Akamagwuna, has advised the Super Eagles Head Coach, Gernot Rohr, to infuse more local players into the national team, while stressing that talents abound in the Nigerian local…
They also have a friendly encounter against the Cranes of Uganda at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba three days later.
Mikel, who scored for his Chinese club at the weekend, is yet to feature for the Nigerian side since Russia 2019 FIFA World Cup in June