Friday, July 12, 2019

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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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    PREVIEW: Will Rohr’s new formation break Nigeria-Guinea 8-year stalemate?

PREVIEW: Will Rohr’s new formation break Nigeria-Guinea 8-year stalemate?

Nigeria aims to book its place in the next round of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) as the country faces Guinea on Wednesday night at the Alexandria stadium.Hopes back home in Nigeria of a successful Cup of Nations have been ignited after the 1-0 win over Burundi on Saturday night, but the players in the Super Eagles camp [...]

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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 2019: Can the Swallows of Burundi ingest Super Eagles on Saturday?

AFCON 2019: Can the Swallows of Burundi ingest Super Eagles on Saturday?

The Swallows of Burundi will, this summer, be attending their first African Cup of Nations finals in the history of the game.Burundi made history after reaching their first-ever AFCON finals finishing ahead of South Sudan and Gabon in the qualifiers’ in Group C to qualify alongside Mali who led the group.The Swallows’ squad contained a lot of unknown names for [...]

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    Afcon: We won’t disappoint you, Eagles assure Nigerians in Cairo

Afcon: We won’t disappoint you, Eagles assure Nigerians in Cairo

Super Eagles of Nigeria have sent a promissory message to their fans that the team will not disappoint at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.The three-time African champions lost 1-0 to the Terenga Lions of Senegal in their final preparation ahead of the 32nd Afcon starting on Friday.The Gernot Rohr's side will leave Ismailia on Monday afternoon for [...]

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    2019 Afcon: Will Liverpool’s Naby Keita help break Eagles hold over Guinea in Egypt?

2019 Afcon: Will Liverpool’s Naby Keita help break Eagles hold over Guinea in Egypt?

Guinea won three and drew three qualifying matches to reach the final stage of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), so they could be forgiven for going into the tournament with confidence.Group H of the 2019 Afcon qualification tournament was one of the 12 groups to decide the teams which qualified for the competition.The group consisted of four teams: [...]

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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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    2019 Afcon: Time for Super Eagles to fly again

2019 Afcon: Time for Super Eagles to fly again

After landing an "easy" pool for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), Nigeria's passage to the tournament's second round is almost certain.Alongside the Super Eagles in group B are Guinea, Burundi and Madagascar -- who rank at least 25 places behind Nigeria on the latest Fifa rankings.Head coach, Gernot Rohr, knows his players have to be at their optimum [...]

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    Nigeria Vs Zimbabwe: Warriors to storm Lagos for Eagles clash

Nigeria Vs Zimbabwe: Warriors to storm Lagos for Eagles clash

A 26–man delegation of Warriors of Zimbabwe will land in Nigeria on Thursday night aboard a South African Airways flight, ahead of Saturday’s pre-Afcon send forth international friendly with the Super Eagles.According to the NFF, the Zimbabwe delegation will spend Thursday night in Lagos, and fly to Asaba on Friday morning.On Friday evening, the Warriors will hold their official training [...]

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    Our focus now is to win FIFA U17 World Cup, says Eaglets captain

Our focus now is to win FIFA U17 World Cup, says Eaglets captain

Samson Tijani, the captain of the Golden Eagles, says the players have shifted their focus to winning the FIFA age grade World Cup at the finals in Brazil later this year.Tijani said the team was just unfortunate not to have qualified for the final.He however said himself and the rest of the squad are satisfied with the qualification of the [...]

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    U17 Afcon: Guinea beat Nigeria on penalties to reach final

U17 Afcon: Guinea beat Nigeria on penalties to reach final

Guinea and Nigeria battled out a scoreless 90 minutes in the first semi final of the 13th Africa U17 Cup of Nations in Tanzania, before a marathon penalty shoot-out that ended when Ogaga Oduko heaved his effort sky-high to send the Junior Syli Nationale into Sunday’s final.Characteristically, the Eaglets class of 2019 fluffed gilt-edged opportunities that would have long settled [...]

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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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    WHO declares Guinea Ebola free

WHO declares Guinea Ebola free

The Ebola outbreak in Guinea is over, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday, the second time the West African nation has been declared free of the virus.It has been six weeks since the last confirmed Ebola patient tested negative for the virus, according to the report.The source of infection for the latest outbreak had likely been exposure to [...]

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    One more country, and the world is Ebola-free

One more country, and the world is Ebola-free

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the end of Ebola virus transmission in the Republic of Guinea, leaving Liberia as the only country awaiting the clean bill.WHO also declared a 90-day period of heightened surveillance to ensure that any new cases are identified quickly before they can spread to other people in the country.“WHO commends the Government of Guinea [...]

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    CHAN 2016: Eagles B to play Tunisia, Guinea, Niger

CHAN 2016: Eagles B to play Tunisia, Guinea, Niger

The home-based Super Eagles have drawn Tunisia, Guinea and Niger in the 2016 Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) to be played in Rwanda.In the ceremony staged at the Serena Hotel in Kigali Sunday evening, the Eagles B team will face 2011 champions, Tunisia, Niger, and debutants Guinea in Group C at the Nyamirambo Stadium, also in Kigali.Host Rwanda have been [...]

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    Falcons to play winner of Guinea, Senegal for AWC berth

Falcons to play winner of Guinea, Senegal for AWC berth

Seven-time African champions, Super Falcons of Nigeria, will face the winner of the first-round fixture between Guinea and Senegal to reach the 10th African Women Championship finals to be hosted by Cameroon.The Falcons, who won the last edition of the competition in Namibia in 2014, have drawn bye into the second and final round of qualifiers alongside two-time winners Equatorial [...]

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