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    Nigeria vs Libya: Eagles ‘condemned’ to win for spot in 2019 AFCON

Nigeria vs Libya: Eagles ‘condemned’ to win for spot in 2019 AFCON

The Super Eagles have a mountain to climb when they take on Group E leaders, Libya, at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium.The Mediterranean Knights are at the summit of the group while South Africa is second, Nigeria is third and Seychelles sit in bottom place.The Super Eagles have failed to qualify for the last two editions of the Africa Cup of Nations [...]

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    Onazi out of Libya game after suffering achilles injury

Onazi out of Libya game after suffering achilles injury

Ogenyi Onazi will not feature for the Super Eagles in the Africa Cup of Nation qualifier (AFCON) against Libya due to an achilles injury.Super Eagles technical adviser Gernot Rohr disclosed this to TheCable on Friday.Rohr said Onazi got injured during a closed-door training the Eagles had on Thursday."He is injured," Rohr told TheCable."He won't be able to play against Libya tomorrow. [...]

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    Shehu on Libya game: We did it against Cameroon, we can do it again

Shehu on Libya game: We did it against Cameroon, we can do it again

Shehu Abdullahi, Super Eagles player, says Nigeria must defeat Libya to qualify for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON).He said although the Eagles will not underrate Libya, they will employ the same strategy used in beating Cameroon to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup."We have to beat them home and away and that's it," Shehu told TheCable."We did it when [...]

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    Eagles will respond to Amrouche’s ‘juju’ claim by beating Libya, says Musa

Eagles will respond to Amrouche’s ‘juju’ claim by beating Libya, says Musa

Ahmed Musa says the Super Eagles will on Saturday respond to the allegation that Nigeria uses 'juju' to win matches.Adel Amrouche had made the claim before he resigned as Libya's coach.Reacting, Musa said the Eagles are determined to win the vital Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Medditerean Knights."Before he resigned, he made a statement last time," the Al [...]

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    Rohr: Eagles have to beat Libya, new coach changes nothing

Rohr: Eagles have to beat Libya, new coach changes nothing

Super Eagles technical adviser Gernot Rohr says the resignation of Libya's coach may make the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifier more difficult for his team.Rohr told TheCable that no matter the circumstances, the match against the Mediterranean Knights won't be a walk in the park for his side."It will not be an easy game because they change the coach. [...]

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    Rohr: To defeat Libya, Eagles must be very fit

Rohr: To defeat Libya, Eagles must be very fit

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles technical adviser, says his team must be "very fit" to beat Libya in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.Rohr said the Super Eagles will prepare for Saturday’s match as they did before playing Cameroon in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier in 2017."We have to prepare for the two matches as we did against [...]

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    Amrouche quits as Libya coach ahead of Nigeria clash

Amrouche quits as Libya coach ahead of Nigeria clash

Adel Amrouche has resigned as head coach of the Libyan team ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria on Saturday.Amrouche, who replaced Omar Al-Maryami’s in May, quit his job after going six months without his salary being paid.According to Alwasat.ly, a Libyan online news outlet, Al-Maryami will lead the Mediterranean Knights out against Nigeria in Uyo.Al-Maryami has [...]

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    AFCON: I’m 100% sure Eagles will beat Libya, says Okunowo

AFCON: I’m 100% sure Eagles will beat Libya, says Okunowo

Gbenga Okunowo, former Barcelona defender, says the Super Eagles will not disappoint in the double-header 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Libya.Nigeria, who are currently placed third in Group E, have two tough games against the Mediterranean Knights."I'm 100 percent certain the Super Eagles' abilities to perform well. They won't disappoint their die-hard supporters," Okunowo told TheCable."The Super [...]

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    Success returns as Rohr names 24-man squad for Libya test

Success returns as Rohr names 24-man squad for Libya test

Isaac Success is among 24 players invited for the Super Eagles' double-take 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Libya.The Watford striker last played for Nigeria in 2017.Super Eagles’ technical adviser Gernot Rohr also called up Alex Iwobi and Moses Simon for the clash against the Mediterranean Knights.Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa is the only home-based Eagle invited.The team will go [...]

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    FG to repatriate 116 Nigerians stranded in Libyan slave camps

FG to repatriate 116 Nigerians stranded in Libyan slave camps

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, senior special assistant to the president on foreign affairs and diaspora, says 116 of the Nigerian migrants trapped in Libya slave camps would soon be repatriated.In statement by Abdur-Rahman Balogun, her media aide, Dabiri-Erewa said the federal government and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) have located the detention camps of the Nigerians and offered to bring those willing [...]

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    Farmers-herders crisis: We don’t have enough security personnel, says Ogbeh

Farmers-herders crisis: We don’t have enough security personnel, says Ogbeh

Audu Ogbeh, minister of agriculture, says the federal government does not have enough security personnel to guard every village in the country.Ogbeh said this on Thursday while speaking at a town hall meeting organised by the federal government to address farmers-herders crisis.The minister said everything must be done to end the pastoral movements."Unless you have units of 10 or 11 [...]

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    How CNN undercover reporter tricked human traffickers in Edo

How CNN undercover reporter tricked human traffickers in Edo

CNN has published a report of how Nima Elbagir, one of its correspondents, went undercover in order to have a first-hand experience of migrants who risk their lives to Europe through the desert.The report titled, ‘Don’t struggle if you’re raped’, gives a chilling account of the activities of human traffickers in Edo state.The reporter started the journey from Edo to Kano [...]

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    Libya blocks Nigerian migrants crossing to Europe

Libya blocks Nigerian migrants crossing to Europe

Despite accusations of slavery in Libya, Nigerian migrants are still flocking the North African country in order to reach Europe.The Libyan coastguard reportedly blocked 324 migrants, among them Nigerians, who were trying to reach Europe, using the Mediterranean Sea.They were picked up on Monday trying to leave on board two rubber boats.The migrants intercepted about seven miles off the western [...]

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    Libya returnee places curse on all those who raped her in captivity

Libya returnee places curse on all those who raped her in captivity

Loveth Ekumabo, 25-year-old Libya returnee, who blamed her father’s incestuous behaviour for her decision to flee to Libya, has narrated how she was subjected to the inhuman condition.She described her journey to Libya as “jumping from frying pan into fire’’.She has, in her life, gone through bitterness, especially her stay in faraway Libya, where she underwent forced labour and was [...]

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    CHAN: Faleye’s late strike helps Nigeria edge Libya

CHAN: Faleye’s late strike helps Nigeria edge Libya

Nigeria left it late to secure a win in their African Nations Championship (CHAN) Group C match against Libya on Friday.Sunday Faleye scored the match winner in the 80th minute.The CHAN Eagles came into the game off the back of a disappointing 0-0 draw against Rwanda.Enugu Rangers star Osas Okoro had the better of the early chances but Ahmed El Trbi [...]

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    CHAN preview: Eagles seek redemption in tricky test against unpredictable Libya

CHAN preview: Eagles seek redemption in tricky test against unpredictable Libya

By annihilating Equatorial Guinea 3-0 in the Group C opener, Libya confirmed they mean business in the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN). Nigeria, on the other hand, surprisingly drew goalless with Rwanda on Monday night. Despite creating the better chances and dominating large periods of the game, the CHAN Eagles were wasteful and thrice hit the woodwork. Must win for CHAN Eagles  Yusuf [...]

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