Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr, has revealed the team trained in darkness and had to rely on light from the moon after they arrived in Porto-Novo.
The Super Eagles travelled by boat to Benin Republic for their 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Saturday.
On their arrival in Porto-Novo, they had their first training session.
Rohr has revealed the Benin football governing body did not make provision for floodlights for them.
“There was no light but we handled it, we have the full moon. Tomorrow I feel good harmony in my team. Even if there are some problems we are all the time having a positive mind,” Rohr told the media.
“It’s a big challenge to win here tomorrow because they didn’t lose a match since eight years, so we want to do that.
“We know that with a draw we have the ticket for the Afcon. This is our first target and then later we speak about the second match. Everybody is fit, no injuries and I hope we can do what we want to do.”
‘They will soon turn Nigerian cinema to YouTube’ Actress Yvonne Jegede throws subtle shade at Toyin Abraham
Nollywood actress Yvonne Jegede has slammed her colleagues in the movie industry over how films are churned into Nigerian cinemas.
In a post shared on the microblogging platform, the actress said movie producers are now always in haste to shoot and release films, which may be detrimental to the entertainment industry.
The actress further said that considering how movies are released and taken to the cinema, Nigerian cinema might soon turn to the YouTube platform.
In a subsequent post the actress said her latest outburst has been tagged jealousy but she does not care.
Yvonne Jegede tweeted: "Today they are on set shooting, and next minute they have a cinema date, next tomorrow the movie don enter cinema. Them go soon turn Nigerian...
Malivelihood slams man who accused his wife, Deola of flaunting jewellery acquired with Kogi State’s money
Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh’s former boyfriend,, Michael Awujoola a.k.a Malivelihood has slammed a troll who insinuated that his wife, Senator Smart’s daughter, Deola is spending the Kogi government’s money on a luxury lifestyle.
Kemi Filani recalls that Malivelihood and Senator Smart’s daughter, Deola tied the knot last year.
In a recent Instagram post, Deola Smart shared a video of herself flaunting an expensive piece of gold and diamond-encrusted jewellery when a trolled attacked her.
The man tackled her for wasting public funds to acquire such luxury. However, Malivelihood stormed the comment section of his wife and fired back, questioning the troll if he truly knows his net worth or capability to acquire anything.
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Nollywood actress, Yetunde Barnabas on Friday held her wedding introduction to her lover and footballer, Peter Olayinka in Lokoja.
The actress via Instagram shared photos and videos from the ceremony while thanking her hubby for showing her what true love looks like.
'Thank you for showing me that true love does exist and that's why I'm yours forever' She wrote
She did not disclose when the traditional wedding will be holding but it would likely be soonest.
Congrats to the couple
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