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Nigeria national team: Latest News
Peter Pedroncelli, 4:46 am
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has publicly stated that a return to the Super Eagles is a possibility for internationally retired goalkeeper and former captain, Vincent Enyeama. The German coach opened the door to his return, making it clear that he is welcome to reignite his national team career if he is willing to work hard and be humble. The Nigerian shot-stopper decided to retire from the Super Eagles in October 2015 following the revelation that then coach Sunday Oliseh had chosen for Ahmed Musa to captain the side, rather than the veteran keeper.
Peter Pedroncelli, 5:11 am
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been without a permanent coach for most of 2016, but this is set to change as Frenchman Paul Le Guen looks likely to be named the new Nigeria national team coach. The head coach position was vacated by Sunday Oliseh earlier in the year, and has been temporarily filled by Salisu Yusuf in recent times.
Peter Pedroncelli, 7:00 am AFKI Original
John Obi Mikel is a Nigerian soccer player who has been a stalwart at English Premier League club Chelsea for many years, while also contributing to the Super Eagles of Nigeria on the international stage since making his debut for the country in 2006. Here we take a closer look at this interesting player, and present 8 things that you probably did not know about John Obi Mikel.
Peter Pedroncelli, 6:52 am
Nigeria national team coach Stephen Keshi has snubbed talk of there being a rift between him and Super Eagles veteran John Obi Mikel. The rumour surfaced following Keshi’s squad announcement, which saw Chelsea’s Mikel not selected as part of the team that will take on Chad in next month’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.
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