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    Akpeyi: I won’t be playing against Tunisia — here’s why

Akpeyi: I won’t be playing against Tunisia — here’s why

Daniel Akpeyi has disclosed to TheCable that he won't be starting the third-place match against Tunisia at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.Akpeyi also revealed that Francis Uzoho will man the goal post in the winner takes all clash against the Carthage Eagles at the El Salam stadium.He, however, explained Gernot Rohr's reason for the change in the [...]

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    PREVIEW: From ‘best loser’ to host killer — will South Africa be too super for Eagles?

PREVIEW: From ‘best loser’ to host killer — will South Africa be too super for Eagles?

Nigeria aims to book a place in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals when they come up against South Africa on Wednesday night.The Super Eagles prevailed 3-2 over Cameroon in the second round. However, the Eagles were second best, for most of that game, and will need to improve to book a semi-final spot.South Africa may have picked their [...]

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    Rohr: No shame in losing to Madagascar

Rohr: No shame in losing to Madagascar

Gernot Rohr says there is no shame in losing to Madagascar, a team making her debut in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.The Franco-German Eagles tactician who is married to a Malagasy admitted to journalists at the post match press conference that the Barea's deserved to win on Sunday at the Alexandria stadium.He added that he rang a [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Weather hampering our performance but opponents are scared of us, says Musa

EXCLUSIVE: Weather hampering our performance but opponents are scared of us, says Musa

Ahmed Musa, Super Eagles skipper, says the weather in Egypt is hampering the team's fluidity on the field play at the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nation.The Eagles vice captain however admitted to the TheCable that the team is working on improving their scoring abilities.There have been concerns over the Super Eagles low scoring form lately.The three-time African champions have [...]

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    AFCON 2019: Kalu, who collapsed in training, ‘now fit to play Guinea’

AFCON 2019: Kalu, who collapsed in training, ‘now fit to play Guinea’

The camp of the Super Eagles of Nigeria bubbled specially on Monday evening after news came that Samuel Kalu had been declared fit after he collapsed on Friday in training.Kalu is now fit to feature for the Eagles at the ongoing 32nd Africa Cup of Nations after another test was carried out on him in Cairo.Dayo Enebi Achor, Super Eagles [...]

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    AFCON: It is good if they see Eagles as underdogs, says Ighalo

AFCON: It is good if they see Eagles as underdogs, says Ighalo

Odion Ighalo has revealed that the Super Eagles can win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with a dint of hard work on the team's part, adding that it is good to be seen as the underdog in the tournament.Ighalo, who was the highest goal scorer with seven goals in the qualification series to Egypt said the Eagles have the [...]

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    Egypt 2019: Super Eagles lose to Senegal in pre-Afcon friendly

Egypt 2019: Super Eagles lose to Senegal in pre-Afcon friendly

The Super Eagles of Nigeria lost 1-0 to Senegal in a Pre-Afcon friendly at the Ismailia Stadium on Sunday evening.The game served as a test for the two teams who are all preparing for the competition in Egypt.Coach Gernot Rohr also used the match to assess his 23-man squad for the Cup of Nations.In a game which had Samuel Chukwueze, [...]

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    Mikel Obi returns as Rohr unveils 25-man provisional squad for Afcon 2019

Mikel Obi returns as Rohr unveils 25-man provisional squad for Afcon 2019

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles technical adviser, has listed Mikel John Obi, Ahmed Musa, Kenneth Omeruo and Abdullahi Shehu in a 25-man squad to prepare for the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt this summer.Rohr also placed six other players on standby.Mikel was absent from the team following the Super Eagles 1-2 loss to Argentina at the 2018 FIFA [...]

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    2019 Afcon: Eagles to play Zimbabwe, Senegal in friendlies

2019 Afcon: Eagles to play Zimbabwe, Senegal in friendlies

Nigeria will square up to Zimbabwe and Senegal in pre-Afcon 2019 friendly matches in the month of June.According to the Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday, the three-time African champions will open camp in Asaba, capital of Delta State on June 2, ahead of the clash with the Warriors of Zimbabwe at the Stephen Keshi Stadium on Saturday, June 8.Zimbabwe, who [...]

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    Rohr: Super Eagles Afcon group is a tough one

Rohr: Super Eagles Afcon group is a tough one

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles’ technical adviser, has said that his team's group for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) is a tough one.Rohr, who attended the Afcon draw, held at the famous Giza Pyramids in Cairo, Egypt capital, on Friday night, said his team will do well at the football showpiece as long as his players finished their season [...]

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    Burundi, Guinea… Nigeria in ‘easy’ group for 2019 AFCON

Burundi, Guinea… Nigeria in ‘easy’ group for 2019 AFCON

Super Eagles of Nigeria have been handed 'easy opponents' in group B for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.The Super Eagles of Nigeria will face Guinea, Madagascar, and Burundi in group B to advance to the knock out round in the summer African tournament at the Alexandria stadium.The host nation, Egypt is drawn against DR Congo, Uganda, and [...]

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    Rohr: Mikel told me he is not ready to return to Super Eagles

Rohr: Mikel told me he is not ready to return to Super Eagles

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, has stated that he is not rushing the recall of Middlesbrough midfielder John Obi Mikel to the senior national team.The Eagles skipper has reportedly asked to be excused from national team duties due to fitness issues.Mikel last featured for the three-time African champions in a 2-1 loss to Argentina at the 2018 FIFA World Cup [...]

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    Rohr drops Iheanacho as Musa, Ighalo, return to face Seychelles

Rohr drops Iheanacho as Musa, Ighalo, return to face Seychelles

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr, dropped Leicester city forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, from twenty-three man list for this month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Pirates of Seychelles and the friendly against Egypt’s Pharaohs.On the list is stand-in Ahmed Musa, in-form CD Leganes of Spain defender Kenneth Omeruo alongside usual suspects Leon Balogun, Abdullahi Shehu and William Ekong, as well [...]

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    Rohr assures Flying Eagles players of promotion to Super Eagles

Rohr assures Flying Eagles players of promotion to Super Eagles

Gernot Rohr says he will include the best Nigerian players in the U20 Nations Cup in the Super Eagles.The Super Eagles technical adviser gave the assurance to the Flying Eagles on Tuesday in Niger."I have decided to pick one or two of them, the best ones, to give them a chance when we regroup for the matches against Seychelles and Egypt [...]

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    Rohr: Mikel remains Super Eagles captain until he says otherwise

Rohr: Mikel remains Super Eagles captain until he says otherwise

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles coach, says John Obi Mikel remains the team’s captain until he changes his mind or stops playing for the three-time African champions.The Franco-German tactician disclosed this at the venue of the game between MFM FC and Rangers International FC at the Agege Stadium.According to Rohr, the former Chelsea midfielder took the right step by moving back to [...]

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    Rohr to Moses: You’re free to come back but we have more wingers now

Rohr to Moses: You’re free to come back but we have more wingers now

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles Coach, says Victor Moses can return to the Super Eagles whenever he wants but he should be ready to work hard for a place in the team.Rohr made the comment on the sidelines of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) game between MFM FC and Rangers International FC.“Victor Moses is a player with lots of quality [...]

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