1. Nigeria: Afcon 2019 – Rohr Shops for Friendlies to Fine-Tune Eagles

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr wants top friendlies matches to prepare his team for the 2019 African Cup of Nations.

The Super Eagles are already qualified for the tournament with a game to spare, and Rohr is hopeful that the team will be kept busy with at least three grade A matches.

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2. Enyimba and FC Ifeanyi Ubah to earn $118, 860 (about N43m) each, for having one player in Nigeria’s World Cup squad.

The clubs includes both Enyimba FC and FC Ifeanyi Ubah receiving shares for the involvement of Ikechukwu Ezenwa in the world Cup .
 The payment  is meant for clubs Under the FIFA Club Benefits Programme, a total of USD 209 million will be paid out to 416 clubs from 63 member associations, which represents a significant increase of almost 200 per cent compared to the previous edition.

3. Pinnick Hints At Rain Of Reward For Super Falcons

Although Pinnick did not put any date on the expected hosting of the Falcons by President Buhari, footballlive.ng gathered that those willing to reward the team have put their gestures on hold.

This much was revealed by Pinnick in another congratulatory message to the Falcons, who he praised for showing the true Nigerian spirit in how they held out to defeat South Africa by penalties in last weekend’s AWCON 2018 final at Accra Sports Stadium, Ghana.

4. Sand Eagles Have Limited Time To Blend – Adamu

Nigeria’s beach soccer national team, Super Sand Eagles coach, Audu Adamu (aka Ejo) has admitted that his players have extra work to do in order to blend back into international reckoning, as they only resumed camp this past Sunday.

Although the team played build-up matches on Monday and Wednesday against some local sides in Lagos, footballlive.ng gathered that Adamu is banking more on determination than tactics at the 2018 African Beach Soccer Cup of Nations, which start this weekend in Cairo, Egypt.

5. AWCON Victory: Sponsors, State Govs Want to Host Super Falcons

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has hinted that a good number of the federation’s partners and sponsors, as well as some state governors have signified their intentions to host the Super Falcons who won the African Women’s Nations Cup a record ninth time last Saturday.

Falcons defeated Banyana Banyana 4-2 in penalty shoot out after regular and added time ended goalless.

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