Sunday, November 18, 2018

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    Two lawful goals disallowed — but Eagles book AFCON 2019 ticket

Two lawful goals disallowed — but Eagles book AFCON 2019 ticket

The Super Eagles of Nigeria picked their ticket for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after a 1-1 draw in the match against their South African counterparts on Saturday.Two lawful goals by Nigeria were wrongly ruled off-side by the referee.Nigeria will be appearing at the African showpiece after missing out in the last two editions of the tourney.Stuart Baxter’s charges [...]

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    AFCON: Nigerians cheering Super Eagles ahead of Bafana Bafana clash

AFCON: Nigerians cheering Super Eagles ahead of Bafana Bafana clash

Some Nigerians assembled in front of the Eagles Capitol Park Hotel, Johannesburg, ahead of the 2019 AFCON qualification match of the Super Eagles with Bafana Bafana of South Africa.The game is slated for 2pm Nigerian time.[...]

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    South Africa coach: Eagles will have to work very hard to beat us

South Africa coach: Eagles will have to work very hard to beat us

Stuart Baxter, head coach of Bafana Bafana, says  Nigeria will have to work very hard to beat his side in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification game.Speaking with TheCable, Baxter said he expects the encounter with the Super Eagles at the FNB stadium in Johannesburg to be a tough one."I can not guarantee a win but if they are [...]

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    PHOTOS: Super Eagles land in Johannesburg for Bafana Bafana clash

PHOTOS: Super Eagles land in Johannesburg for Bafana Bafana clash

The Super Eagles have arrived in Johannesburg for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualification game against South Africa.The team touched down at OR Tambo International Airport at about 3:30am on Friday.The chartered aircraft which took off from Asaba, Delta, had a stop-over in Luanda, Angola.While in South Africa, the Super Eagles will lodge at Park Hotel, Sandton.[...]

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    Uzoho suffers fractured rib, ruled out of S’Africa game

Uzoho suffers fractured rib, ruled out of S’Africa game

Francis Uzoho, Super Eagles goalkeeper, has been ruled out of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualification game against South Africa.Uzoho, who featured in Elche's 5-1 loss to Cadiz on Sunday, fractured his seventh costal arch.According to Elche, Uzoho was ruled out for four weeks after a radiological test was carried out on him at the Tesla clinic in Spain."The player suffers [...]

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    Eagles’ defeat: Dalung charges technical committee to be in sync with coaching crew

Eagles’ defeat: Dalung charges technical committee to be in sync with coaching crew

Solomon Dalung, minister for youth and sports, has tasked the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to ensure that the technical committee of the federation is in synergy with the coaching crew of the Super Eagles.Dalung gave the charge on Tuesday while meeting with the technical committee of the NFF in Abuja, following the 0-2 loss of the Super Eagles to Bafana [...]

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    S’Africa’s victory over Nigeria will be talked about for years, says SAFA president

S’Africa’s victory over Nigeria will be talked about for years, says SAFA president

Danny Jordaan, president of the South African Football Association, has said his country's defeat of Nigeria is one for the history books.Bafana Bafana defeated the Super Eagles for the first time in a competitive match at the Uyo Stadium, Akwa Ibom, on Saturday.The defeat was coach Gernot Rohr's first loss since taking up the Eagles job.Reacting to the 2-0 scoreline, [...]

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    Bafana Bafana beat a ‘very good’ Super Eagles, says Baxter

Bafana Bafana beat a ‘very good’ Super Eagles, says Baxter

South Africa's coach Stuart Baxter says he is happy that his boys were able to frustrate a "very good" Nigerian side in the opening game of the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifiers.The Bafana Bafana shocked a listless Super Eagles 2-0 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom, on Saturday.Speaking on the win, Baxter said: "We opened up the [...]

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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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    We will frustrate Nigeria and shut their fans up, says S’Africa’s coach

We will frustrate Nigeria and shut their fans up, says S’Africa’s coach

Ahead of the AFCON qualifying match against Nigeria, Stuart Baxter, South Africa's coach, says the home fans in Akwa Ibom will be key to the outcome of the encounter.The Super Eagles have only lost once in twelve games against South Africa but Baxter believes his team can triumph if the Eagles are unable to have their way in the first 20 [...]

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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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    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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    Clive Barker regrets death of ‘son’ Moshoeu

Clive Barker regrets death of ‘son’ Moshoeu

Former Bafana Bafana coach, Clive Barker, is pained to have lost his “son” John 'Shoes' Moshoeu.Moshoeu, 49, had been suffering from stomach cancer and lost his battle against the disease on Tuesday.The midfielder won 73 caps and played a key role in South Africa’s 1996 Africa Cup of Nations triumph.Barker, the coach of the winning side, said he has lost [...]

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    ‘Injured’ Enyeama helps Lille overcome Reims in Ligue 1

‘Injured’ Enyeama helps Lille overcome Reims in Ligue 1

Vincent Enyeama, who pulled out of Super Eagles game against South Africa due to a back injury sustained against Uganda, played the entire 90 minutes in Lille 3-1 win over Reims in Ligue 1 on Saturday.The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) had announced that the player, who had dropped a subtle hint of calling time on his international career, would be [...]

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    Amokachi: It is a fair result

Amokachi: It is a fair result

Super Eagles assistant coach, Daniel Amokachi, is satisfied with the outcome of the match against South Africa saying “it is a fair result”.Ahmed Musa opened the scoring at the Mbombela Stadium for the Super Eagles, but Bongani Zungu grabbed a late equaliser for the hosts.And Amokachi is pleased with the result away from home.“It is fair, coming away from [...]

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    Nigeria parked the bus, says Mashaba

Nigeria parked the bus, says Mashaba

South Africa coach, Shakes Mashaba, believes Nigeria approached Sunday’s game negatively and are the happier of the two sides at the end of the match.  Bongani Zungu's stoppage time goal cancelled out Ahmed Musa’s 85th minute strike to secure Bafana Bafana a 1-1 draw at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Sunday.The hosts controlled the pace of the game and [...]

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