Gembeh, the Sierra Leonean Envoy, spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Sunday.
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In terms of military aircraft strength, Nigeria is ranked 65 out of 140 countries in a 2021 Global Firepower Index, far behind Egypt (10), Algeria (22). Morocco (40), Sudan (51), Tunisia (58) and Kenya (59). But whereas it is generally agreed that Nigeria needs to re-tool, fund, and re-position its military, especially in the face of the spread of terrorism,
Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.
The country has on Wednesday, 21st April, 2021, lifted the ban on Labour Migration, to allow overseas recruitment agencies to recruit Sierra Leoneans into decent jobs through the country’s local recruitment agencies.
Benin’s players initially would not leave the team bus after being told the players who had tested positive were ineligible for the crucial Group L match in Freetown, where Sierra Leone needed to win, while Benin required only a draw for a place in next January’s finals.
Lesotho, who bravely held Sierra Leone to a scoreless draw in Maseru on Saturday, are no longer in the running for a ticket to Cameroon.
The Eagles, who are set to clash with the Squirrels of Benin Republic by 5pm today, had needed just a point from their final two qualifiers to book a spot in the continent’s showpiece tournament, but the 0-0 draw in Maseru handed them a reprieve even without kicking a ball.
Cameroon will host the finals in 2022.
With three-pointer Sierra Leone scheduled to commence hostilities with bottom-placed Lesotho at 3pm GMT, and Nigeria and Benin due to kick off at 6pm GMT, it means the match in southern Africa would have ended before the group leaders take to the pitch of Stade Charles de Gaulle in West Africa.
Okoye was in goal when Nigeria surrendered a four-goal lead to Sierra Leone in Benin City, Edo State in an African Cup of Nations qualifying match.
Rohr has faced scrutiny following a run of four games without a win and more criticism followed after the Super Eagles let a 4-0 lead slip at home as Sierra Leone fought back to draw 4-4 in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
This reemphasis came barely 24 hours after he posted on his Twitter handle his dismay at the Super Eagles abysmal performance in the two games against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in a double header African Cup of Nations qualifier.
He will be assisted by his compatriots, Sidiki Sidibe (Assistant Referee 1) and Abdoulaye Sylla (Assistant Referee 2), while Bangaly Konate will serve as the Fourth Official.
Ademola Olajire, Director of Communications at the Nigeria Football Federation in a statement on Monday said the team arrived in the afternoon from Benin City.
Balogun, 32, has impressed at Ibrox this season and played well in Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone on Friday before being forced off due to an injury.
The team’s media officer, Babafemi Raji, made this disclosure on Sunday.
Osimhen, according to the national team media officer, Babafemi Raji, has thus left camp.
One of it was the Nigeria versus Sierra Leone match in Benin City, Edo State, where the Super Eagles submitted a 4-0 lead to draw 4-4 with the Lone Stars.
COVID-19 tests conducted on every player and official of the team returned negative on Thursday evening, further lifting the spirit of the three-time African champions ahead of the Day 3 of the 2021 AFCON qualification series
Speaking at a pre match conference ahead of Friday’s clash, Musa said, ”It is something we all would have liked, to play before a big home crowd, unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic protocol will not allow fans to come into the stadium. But they should not worry because most of us are already used to playing in our clubs without fans and are used to it”.