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Gabriel: My winning goal that took us to the CHAN final is bittersweet because of Ezenwa’s injury

Okechukwu Gabriel, the match winner for Nigeria whose goal took the Super Eagles to a landmark final of the CHAN final says he is very excited he won the Man of the match award and that the development is a dream come true.   Gabriel stated that the victory against a very formidable Sudan was a collective effort by the team while [...]

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    Ezenwa: We defeated Angola because the coach believed in us till the end

Ezenwa: We defeated Angola because the coach believed in us till the end

Ikechukwu Ezenwa, captain of the home-based Super Eagles, says Yusuf Salisu's belief in his players gave the team the confidence to defeat Angola. Ezenwa, who was named man of the match for his impressive performance between the sticks, said the coach's body language on the touchline was pivotal to the eventual outcome. "For the victory, I'll say the coach was wonderful because [...]

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    Eagles claim hard-fought win over Angola, qualify for CHAN semi-final

Eagles claim hard-fought win over Angola, qualify for CHAN semi-final

Nigeria edged Angola 2-1 in extra time to progress to the last four of the 2018 African Nations Championship after a tense quarter-final at the Stade Ibn Batouta on Sunday. The CHAN Eagles will face Sudan in the semi-final of the competition. The build-up to the match was dominated by news that Daniel Itodo had been ruled out through injury and replaced by [...]

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    CHAN preview: Pacy Eagles lock horns with resilient Palancas Negras

CHAN preview: Pacy Eagles lock horns with resilient Palancas Negras

The home-based Super Eagles will Sunday evening square up against Angola in the fight for a semi-final place in the African Nations Championship. Nigeria have always had it tough against the Angolans. Many are yet to forget the Palancas Negras team that truncated the country's dream of playing at the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany. Another memory that yet lingers is that of [...]

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    Salisu hails Okpotu for ending CHAN goal drought

Salisu hails Okpotu for ending CHAN goal drought

Salisu Yusuf, Super Eagles coach, has praised Anthony Okpotu for ending his CHAN goal drought against Equatorial Guinea. Okpotu, last season's top goalscorer in the NPFL, scored in the Eagles' 3-1 win on Tuesday night. "I am happy for Okpotu, he hasn't been lucky in our previous two games," Yusuf said. "He needed the goal to restore his confidence, the pressure is off [...]

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CHAN Eagles call for focus after qualification, claim unity saw them overcome Equatorial Guinea

Sunshine Stars playmaker Ekundayo Solomon Ojo who emerged as the man-of-the-match in the CHAN Eagles impressive 3-1 victory over Equatorial Guinea has stated that the feat was down to unity in the team.   The former El Merreikh star netted a screamer and produced a world class performance at the middle of the park.   He expressed his delights at earning the MVP Award.   "The [...]

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    ‘Difficult hurdle’ Equatorial Guinea must be overcome, says CHAN Eagles coach

‘Difficult hurdle’ Equatorial Guinea must be overcome, says CHAN Eagles coach

Yusuf Salisu, head coach of the home-based Super Eagles, says his team must defeat Equatorial Guinea to progress to the quarter-final of the African Nations Championship. He described the match as a "difficult hurdle". At the 2016 tournament, the CHAN Eagles claimed four points in their first two matches but crashed out after losing to 1-0 to Guinea in the last group [...]

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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: Nigeria’s counter-attacking style meets Rwanda’s sturdy defence

CHAN preview: Nigeria’s counter-attacking style meets Rwanda’s sturdy defence

Nigeria's 2018 Africa Nations Championship campaign will kick off against Rwanda at the Stade Ibn Batouta on Monday. In their respective final warm-up matches, Nigeria played a 0-0 draw with Cameroon while Rwanda slumped to a 4-1 defeat by Algeria. The CHAN Eagles will face a side that is built on solid defending but with few technically gifted players in attack. The [...]

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    CHAN 2018: Home-based Eagles head to Morocco on Monday

CHAN 2018: Home-based Eagles head to Morocco on Monday

The home-based Super Eagles will fly out to Morocco on Monday for the fifth African Nations Championship. The tournament will take place from January 13 to February 4. Dayo Enebi Achor, team administrator, said the team will travel aboard a Turkish Airline flight from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, and connect Rabat from Istanbul on Tuesday morning. "The team will train for [...]

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    Ezenwa: CHAN an opportunity to impress Rohr ahead of World Cup

Ezenwa: CHAN an opportunity to impress Rohr ahead of World Cup

Ikechukwu Ezenwa says players who perform well at CHAN 2018 will improve their chances of making the World Cup list of Super Eagles technical adviser Gernot Rohr. In an interview with thenff.com, the goalkeeper said the home-based Eagles are drawn in a "very tough group" but that he expects a better performance than the last tournament. "The preparation has been going on [...]

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    CHAN 2018: Our target is the final, says home-based Eagles captain

CHAN 2018: Our target is the final, says home-based Eagles captain

Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has said the Nigerian team will strive to better its bronze-winning outing at the 2014 African Nations Championship (CHAN). Ahead of the CHAN 2018 holding in Morroco, the home-based Super Eagles will participate in the Super Six tournament alongside the top six teams in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). In a chat with TheCable, Ezenwa said: [...]

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    CHAN 2018 draw to hold Friday

CHAN 2018 draw to hold Friday

The Confederation of African Federation (CAF) organising committee for CHAN 2018 has released the schedule for the tournament. In a statement released by the continental body on Wednesday, the draw is scheduled to take place on Friday. "The four pots consisting of the 16 qualified teams were decided on the basis of a ranking established taking into account the performances at the [...]

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