FIFA Window: Eagles now to play Algeria and Tunisia as Cote d’Ivoire withdraw, NFF, Eagles get Austria visas   

FIFA Window: Eagles now to play Algeria and Tunisia as Cote d’Ivoire withdraw, NFF, Eagles get Austria visas   

Reigning African champions Algeria have replaced Cote d’Ivoire as the opponents of the Super Eagles in the first of two international friendly matches arranged by the Nigeria Football Federation to be played in Austria next month. The matches fall within the FIFA window for international matches and have been approved by world football –governing body, FIFA and CAF. The Federation Ivorienne de Football, on 22nd September sent to the NFF a letter regretting their inability to send a team to Austria for the game as earlier agreed, citing “internal problems.” However,…

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NFF appoints Bosso, Amoo, Danjuma, Olowookere, Ilerika to head coaching crews of National teams

NFF appoints Bosso, Amoo, Danjuma, Olowookere, Ilerika to head coaching crews of National teams

Ladan Bosso (right) in celebration mood with Super Eagles’ Chief Coach Gernot Rohr after a match in Abuja. The Nigeria Football Federation has composed new technical crews for a number of National Teams. The composition sees the return of one-time U20 Boys’ Head Coach, Isah Ladan Bosso, with Christopher Danjuma retaining the U20 Girls’ lead role, and Bankole Olowookere emerging as Head Coach of the U17 girls, Flamingos. Former international defender Oladuni Oyekale will serve as first assistant to Bosso at the U20, with Jolomi Atune Alli (second assistant), Samaila…

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Eagles versus Cote d’Ivoire, Tunisia: Ebuehi replaces injured Ndidi 

Eagles versus Cote d’Ivoire, Tunisia: Ebuehi replaces injured Ndidi 

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser/Chief Coach Gernot Rohr has drafted FC Twente of Netherlands’ defender Tyronne Ebuehi to replace injured Leicester City FC of England’s defensive midfielder Wilfred Ndidi for the October FIFA friendlies against Cote d’Ivoire and Tunisia in October 9th and 13th in Austria, www.adantesports.com.ng reports. Ndidi had actually suffered a hamstring strain during last weekend’s 1-1 score draw  at Chelsea in which the Super Eagles battling defensive midfielder had headed in the equalizer. “Ndidi is replaced by Tyronne. Wilfred should be back for November games. “Tyronne is a…

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