Friday, September 21, 2018

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    AFCON: Super Eagles back on track after emphatic win over Seychelles

AFCON: Super Eagles back on track after emphatic win over Seychelles

The Super Eagles recorded a resounding 3-0 victory over Seychelles on Saturday in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.Due to the poor condition of the artificial pitch, both teams initially struggled to find their footing and rhythm at the Stade Linite.Samuel Kalu caused the Pirates all sorts of problems with his trickery and pace. He forced the hosts to [...]

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    S’Africa end Rohr’s unbeaten run with 2-0 win over Eagles

S’Africa end Rohr’s unbeaten run with 2-0 win over Eagles

Gernot Rohr's unbeaten run came to an end on Saturday as South Africa defeated the Super Eagles 2-0 in an African Cup of Nations qualifying match.The encounter, which took place at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Akwa Ibom, was the first time that South Africa would defeat Nigeria in a competitive match.The Super Eagles got the game’s first attempt on goal [...]

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    Playing for Nigeria is a blessing, says Holland-born Eagles defender

Playing for Nigeria is a blessing, says Holland-born Eagles defender

Tyronne Ebuehi, Super Eagles right full back, says the opportunity to play for Nigeria is a blessing.The player, who turned down his first invitation to the Super Eagles in October 2016, was born to a Dutch mother and a Nigerian father.But last week in Paris, the ADO Den Haag defender was in action for the Super Eagles in their 1-1 draw against Corsica [...]

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    Rohr: Why Mikel, Ighalo were not invited for S’Africa clash

Rohr: Why Mikel, Ighalo were not invited for S’Africa clash

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles manager, has revealed why John Mikel Obi and Odion Ighalo were not invited for the African Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa."The reasons for not inviting players in the Chinese League is because it is very difficult to monitor the players there," he told TheCable on Monday."One of them is injured, that is our captain. The other one is [...]

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    Iheanacho, Ndidi, Iwobi… Rohr calls up 23 players for S’Africa clash

Iheanacho, Ndidi, Iwobi… Rohr calls up 23 players for S’Africa clash

Gernot Rohr has called up 23 players for the 2019 AFCON qualifier game against South Africa's Bafana Bafana in Uyo, Akwa Ibom.Asides the usual suspects and English Premier League stars, the Super Eagles’ technical adviser handed Maroof Youssef of Zamalek his first invitation to the Super Eagles.The list was released on NFF's Twitter handle on Wednesday.https://twitter.com/thenff/status/869875603859787776Nigeria will square up against South Africa [...]

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    Super Eagles seek to continue dominance over Sparrow Hawks

Super Eagles seek to continue dominance over Sparrow Hawks

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will on Thursday face the Sparrow Hawks of Togo in an international friendly in Paris.The Nigerian team drew 1-1 with Corsica in the first friendly match in preparation for the AFCON 2019 qualifier against South Africa and the FIFA world cup qualifier against African champions, Cameroon.In sixteen meetings, the Eagles have won six times, drawn [...]

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    NFF says no France training camp for Super Eagles

NFF says no France training camp for Super Eagles

There will be no Super Eagles training camp in France after the May 26 friendly game with Corsica.Ademola Olajire, Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) media director, disclosed this to TheCable on Thursday."The Eagles will play just one tune-up match against Corsica on May 26 and leave for Uyo two days later to complete preparations for the game in the Akwa Ibom state [...]

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