Sci-tech

Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr Earns Two-year Contract Extension

Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr Earns Two-year Contract Extension”

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr says he is delighted with the performance of the National team so far.

Nigeria will grace the World Cup for the sixth time next summer after the 1-0 win over Zambia on Saturday at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo secured the sole ticket in Group B.

"With the present crop of players, the future looks bright for the Super Eagles, even at the 2018 FIFA World Cup proper".

"I am very excited to be working with this team: a blend of the experienced and the young and ambitious ones".

"At the beginning of the qualifying series, many people said we were going to be chasing it. I am grateful to God for this ticket and we will go to Russian Federation and give our very best".

"The team will camp in Morocco for the match against Algeria", Dikko disclosed.

Mikel put up a commanding performance as the Super Eagles edged Zambia 1-0 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium to book an early flight to Russian Federation.

Rohr said, "The match was a big wake-up call for us".

"We have had a tough campaign and we're relieved we have qualified from such a tough group", he said after clinching the World Cup ticket.

"When you have a team that has so much self-belief, a lot of things are possible".



Like this

loading...
loading...

Latest


10 October 2017
P&G Fends Off Peltz Board Bid
CINCINNATI-Hundreds of shareholders are expected to descend on the Cincinnati headquarters of Procter & Gamble Co. This is only the third time Trian has waged a proxy contest in its 12-year history.

10 October 2017
Most Active Volume Stock: MGM Resorts International (MGM)
If Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT) shares can stay above the price resistance around $122.96 a share, that could help propel Gartner, Inc. Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed -1.97% and performed 10.95% over the last six months.

10 October 2017
Hurricane Nate makes U.S. landfall near mouth of Mississippi River
Storm surge threatened low-lying communities in southeast Louisiana, eastward to the Alabama fishing village of Bayou la Batre. Heavy rain is falling north and west of the center, with 25-50mm (1-2 inches) expected along the lower Great Lakes and St.

10 October 2017
Barcelona star Lionel Messi isn't the best player ever - Shaka Hislop
Since then in World Cup qualifying games, they have been beaten twice, in 2005 and 2009, before scraping a 1-1 draw in 2013. The best bet is going to be both teams to score.

10 October 2017
Spain beats Albania to score World Cup berth
In 40th minutes of the game, the four times World Cup champion Italy scored a goal and their lead was Chiellini. Serbia look set to win the group, with Wales battling with the Republic of Ireland to finish as runners-up.

10 October 2017
Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL), NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE)
It is positive, as 27 investors sold MRVL shares while 103 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 98 raised stakes. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Marvell Technology Group in a report on Wednesday, August 23rd.

10 October 2017
Priyanka Chopra to play astronaut in two upcoming Bollywood movies?
As the source added to the daily, "Priyanka met the makers and has asked them to start the pre-production work on the film". We hope the diva signs the dotted lines as the first time combo of Priyanka and Aamir on-screen will be epic.

10 October 2017
Sebi files contempt plea against Sahara over Aamby Valley auction
The auction is the fallout of the court's April 27 order that found the Sahara Group guilty of contempt in a dispute with Sebi. Even to participate in the auction, prospective bidders will have to pay an amount of Rs 5,600 crore and above.

10 October 2017
Surprising 3-2 Jets preparing to play Patriots for 1st place
The Jets have survived this season without Wilkerson and Williams dominating, but part of that hard to do with competition. Things get much tougher from here on out, starting Sunday against the defending Super Bowl champion Patriots (3-2).

10 October 2017
Amitabh Bachchan will not be celebrate his 75th birthday, Diwali
While the 43-year-old actor teamed a white sweatshirt with black pants , Aaradhya looked adorable in denims and a pink jacket. He wrote, "No, there is no celebration of any kind for the 75th and there's no possibility of my presence here in the city".