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    Shehu, Etebo, Kalu in Nigeria’s starting XI against Libya

Shehu, Etebo, Kalu in Nigeria’s starting XI against Libya

Odion Ighalo and Alex Iwobi will spearhead the Super Eagles' attack in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Libya.The game is a Group E fixture in the qualification race for Cameroon 2019.Captain Ahmed Musa will play on the left side of attack, while Samuel Kalu lines up on the right with Oghenekaro Etebo and Wilfred Ndidi taking [...]

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    Nigeria vs Libya: Eagles ‘condemned’ to win for spot in 2019 AFCON

Nigeria vs Libya: Eagles ‘condemned’ to win for spot in 2019 AFCON

The Super Eagles have a mountain to climb when they take on Group E leaders, Libya, at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium.The Mediterranean Knights are at the summit of the group while South Africa is second, Nigeria is third and Seychelles sit in bottom place.The Super Eagles have failed to qualify for the last two editions of the Africa Cup of Nations [...]

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    VIDEO: The Mediterranean Knights arrive Godswill Akpabio Stadium

VIDEO: The Mediterranean Knights arrive Godswill Akpabio Stadium

The Libyan national team arrived at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, ahead of their AFCON game against the Super Eagles.The Mediterranean Knights trooped into the stadium shortly after the Eagles had their last training session.[...]

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    Onazi out of Libya game after suffering achilles injury

Onazi out of Libya game after suffering achilles injury

Ogenyi Onazi will not feature for the Super Eagles in the Africa Cup of Nation qualifier (AFCON) against Libya due to an achilles injury.Super Eagles technical adviser Gernot Rohr disclosed this to TheCable on Friday.Rohr said Onazi got injured during a closed-door training the Eagles had on Thursday."He is injured," Rohr told TheCable."He won't be able to play against Libya tomorrow. [...]

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    VIDEO: Usain Bolt scores brace on first start in professional football

VIDEO: Usain Bolt scores brace on first start in professional football

Usain Bolt, former Jamaican sprinter, hit the net twice in his maiden game for a professional football team.The Olympic champion scored the third and fourth goals as Central Coast Mariners defeated Macarthur South West 4-0.Speaking after the game, Bolt said: "My first start and scoring two goals, it's a good feeling.""I'm happy I could come here and show the world I'm [...]

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    Shehu on Libya game: We did it against Cameroon, we can do it again

Shehu on Libya game: We did it against Cameroon, we can do it again

Shehu Abdullahi, Super Eagles player, says Nigeria must defeat Libya to qualify for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON).He said although the Eagles will not underrate Libya, they will employ the same strategy used in beating Cameroon to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup."We have to beat them home and away and that's it," Shehu told TheCable."We did it when [...]

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    Eagles will respond to Amrouche’s ‘juju’ claim by beating Libya, says Musa

Eagles will respond to Amrouche’s ‘juju’ claim by beating Libya, says Musa

Ahmed Musa says the Super Eagles will on Saturday respond to the allegation that Nigeria uses 'juju' to win matches.Adel Amrouche had made the claim before he resigned as Libya's coach.Reacting, Musa said the Eagles are determined to win the vital Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Medditerean Knights."Before he resigned, he made a statement last time," the Al [...]

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    PHOTOS: Super Eagles train ahead of Libya clash

PHOTOS: Super Eagles train ahead of Libya clash

The Super Eagles on Thursday had a tactical training session ahead of the double-header Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya.Nigeria will face Libya at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Awka Ibom, in a must-win match on Saturday.See pictures from their training session.[...]

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    Ronaldo on rape allegation: What happened in Las Vegas was consensual

Ronaldo on rape allegation: What happened in Las Vegas was consensual

Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus striker, and his alleged rape victim had consensual sex, says the Portuguese forward's lawyer.Peter Christiansen, who represents the former Real Madrid attacker, says the 33-year-old "vehemently denies all accusations in this civil action," noting that the documents being paraded by the alleged rape victim and her lawyer are "completely fabricated".Kathryn Mayorga had alleged that the five-time Balon [...]

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    Rohr: Eagles have to beat Libya, new coach changes nothing

Rohr: Eagles have to beat Libya, new coach changes nothing

Super Eagles technical adviser Gernot Rohr says the resignation of Libya's coach may make the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifier more difficult for his team.Rohr told TheCable that no matter the circumstances, the match against the Mediterranean Knights won't be a walk in the park for his side."It will not be an easy game because they change the coach. [...]

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