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    Nigeria up to 41st in latest FIFA rankings

Nigeria up to 41st in latest FIFA rankings

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have moved three steps up from 44th to 41st in the latest FIFA world rankings published on Thursday.Tunisia, seeking to qualify for the World Cup, has upstaged Egypt as the number one country on the continent.Egypt is now ranked second while Senegal is in third place. The West African country needs to win just one of [...]

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    CAF CL: Mazembe beat USM in their backyard

CAF CL: Mazembe beat USM in their backyard

TP Mazembe of Congo DR have a hand on a fifth CAF Champions League title after beating USM Alger of Algeria 2-1 in the first leg of the final.Rainford Kalaba opened the scoring for the visitors but was shown a red card in first-half added time while the host had Hocine El Orfi sent off too for two bookable offences [...]

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    Ambrose: I’m happy to be back in Super Eagles

Ambrose: I’m happy to be back in Super Eagles

Celtic defender, Efe Ambrose, is delighted to be back in the Super Eagles of Nigeria after a short absence.Ambrose has been a bit-part player for the national team especially during the latter stages of Stephen Keshi’s reign as coach. He was also left out of the team by Sunday Oliseh in his first two games as coach.But he was named [...]

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    Victor Moses pulls out of Eagles friendlies

Victor Moses pulls out of Eagles friendlies

West Ham United forward, Victor Moses, has pulled out the Super Eagles forthcoming friendly games, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have announced.The Super Eagles tackle Congo DR in Vise, Liege, on Thursday, October 8 and will then face Cameroon in Dendermonde on Sunday, October 11.In a letter to the NFF Moses said he was pulling out in a precautionary [...]

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    DAY 13 AFCON 2015

DAY 13 AFCON 2015

Host edge Tunisia to book semi-final ticketEquatorial Guinea, 2015 Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) host, booked their place in the semi-finals with a 2-1 win over Tunisia in extra-time.The first real chance of the match fell to Tunisia after 30 minutes but Sassi's header from six-yards out went wide.The hosts had a chance of their own to go [...]

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    DAY 6 AFCON 2015

DAY 6 AFCON 2015

CAPE VERDE, CONGO DR IN STALEMATE   Cape Verde and Congo DR played out a goalless draw in their Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group B match at the Ebebiyin Stadium.Both sides drew their opening matches and a win for either side could have brightened their quest for qualifying for the knock-out stage.It was a game of two halves as [...]

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    DAY 2 AFCON 2015

DAY 2 AFCON 2015

ZAMBIA AND CONGO DR SHARE THE SPOILS Zambia and Congo DR started their 2015 Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) campaigns with a 1-1 draw at Estadio de Ebebiyin.The 2012 champions took the lead in only the second minute of the clash after a poor judgment from Kidiaba in goal for Congo allowed Given Singuluma to smash in the opener.Another [...]

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    N is for Nigeria and other A-Z of 2015 Africa Cup of Nations

N is for Nigeria and other A-Z of 2015 Africa Cup of Nations

The 30th edition of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) kick-off in Equatorial Guinea with 16 of the finest teams on the continent jostling for the trophy.  But how much do you know of the competition – its history, host, players and the participating countries?Here is an alphabetical guide.A IS FOR ALGERIAThey are the number one ranked team in [...]

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    Eagles dare Congo in Calabar

Eagles dare Congo in Calabar

The Super Eagles of Nigeria welcome the Red Devils of Congo to Calabar in their opening qualifying match for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco.This is the team’s first game after the round-of-16 defeat to France at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and coach Stephen Keshi is in the saddle again, albeit without a contract, to see [...]

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    Nwofor parts company with Dutch club, VVV Venlo

Nwofor parts company with Dutch club, VVV Venlo

Nigeria striker Uche Nwofor has quit VVV Venlo, according to the Dutch second division club.The club announced Thursday that it has reached an agreement with the Super Eagles forward to terminate his contract with them.“VVV-Venlo and Uche Nwofor have spoken in recent weeks with each other and the player has indicated that he would like to play at a higher [...]

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    Keshi: ‘Impossible’ for me to beg Ik Uche to play for Nigeria

Keshi: ‘Impossible’ for me to beg Ik Uche to play for Nigeria

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, has slammed Villarreal’s forward Ikechukwu Uche for asking for an apology before representing the country again.Uche was omitted from Keshi’s squad to Brazil 2014 World Cup and according to the coach, was supposed to be part of the Nations Cup preparatory team currently in Calabar, but the player wanted to be begged.“He was supposed [...]

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    Keshi replaces Enyeama with home-based Obiazor

Keshi replaces Enyeama with home-based Obiazor

Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has replaced goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama with El Kanemi Warriors first-choice keeper David Obiazor for the AFCON 2015 qualifiers against Congo DR and South Africa.The Lille goaltender withdrew from the games to attend to family issues and Keshi has wasted no  time in calling up the Nigeria Premier League player.“We have been monitoring the Nigerian league and [...]

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    Enyeama out of Congo, SA games

Enyeama out of Congo, SA games

Super Eagles number one goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, will miss the team’s 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Congo DR and South Africa to attend to “pressing family issues”.The goalkeeper, who considered quitting the national team after the 2-0 loss to France in Brazil 2014 World Cup, has now withdrawn from the squad for family reasons“I spoke to the coach [...]

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    Mba first casualty of FIFA suspension

Mba first casualty of FIFA suspension

Linus Mba, FIFA referees advisor and consultant to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on refereeing, has become the first casualty of the FIFA suspension order on Nigeria.Mba was appointed three weeks ago as the match commissioner for the Sierra Leone-Seychelles African Cup of Nations qualifier in Freetown on July 19, but he has now been replaced.On Monday, the retired FIFA [...]

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