Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "Seychelles"

    My time will come, says Collins after bench-warming outing against Seychelles

My time will come, says Collins after bench-warming outing against Seychelles

Jamilu Collins, Paderborn 07 defender, is optimistic of making his debut for the Super Eagles in no time.The overlapping full-back was tipped to feature in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Seychelles on Saturday, but he failed to see action.Collins was kept on the substitutes bench for the entire match duration as Nigeria secured a 3-0 victory."Saturday's game was great. [...]

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    Player ratings: How Super Eagles fared against Pirates of Seychelles

Player ratings: How Super Eagles fared against Pirates of Seychelles

The Super Eagles went through the motions to register a 3-0 win over Seychelles and her band of mostly part-time footballers.Captain Ahmed Musa led by example with the opener, while there was a debut goal for defender, Chiedozie Awaziem. Odion Ighalo broke his 10-game goal drought with a penalty won by debutant, Samuel Kalu, who impressed in a game that [...]

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    AFCON: Super Eagles back on track after emphatic win over Seychelles

AFCON: Super Eagles back on track after emphatic win over Seychelles

The Super Eagles recorded a resounding 3-0 victory over Seychelles on Saturday in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.Due to the poor condition of the artificial pitch, both teams initially struggled to find their footing and rhythm at the Stade Linite.Samuel Kalu caused the Pirates all sorts of problems with his trickery and pace. He forced the hosts to [...]

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    AFCON qualifier: I’ll give everything for Eagles to beat Seychelles, says Kalu

AFCON qualifier: I’ll give everything for Eagles to beat Seychelles, says Kalu

Samuel Kalu says he will give everything to help the Super Eagles defeat Seychelles.The Bordeaux winger said he'll be motivated to "make the country proud" going into the game.The new Super Eagles invitee said the African Cup of Nations qualifier will be a chance to show what he's made of.“I’m prepared to give everything to the Super Eagles. It’s my [...]

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    Rohr asks Eagles to ‘show character’ in AFCON qualifier against Seychelles

Rohr asks Eagles to ‘show character’ in AFCON qualifier against Seychelles

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr says his team is in Seychelles for "serious business" ahead of the 2019 AFCON qualifier match.With the team occupying third position in Group E after losing the opening game to South Africa, the 62-year-old tactician has charged his wards to "show character" against the Pirates of Seychelles.“We are not here on vacation. We are here [...]

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    How Super Eagles can beat the Pirates of Seychelles

How Super Eagles can beat the Pirates of Seychelles

The Super Eagles are days away from their 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier clash against Seychelles.TheCable takes a look at what it would take for the lads to win at the Stade Maine on Saturday.Francis Uzoho needs to stand in his headIf the Eagles are to succeed in Seychelles, they will need a healthy and in-form Uzoho to [...]

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    More injury woes for Eagles as Iwobi, Troost-Ekong pull out of Seychelles game

More injury woes for Eagles as Iwobi, Troost-Ekong pull out of Seychelles game

Alex Iwobi and William Troost-Ekong have been ruled out of the AFCON qualifier game against Seychelles.Iwobi who is ill was not listed for Arsenal's game against Cardiff in the English Premier League (EPL) on Saturday.Troost-Ekong, a defender, is ruled out due to injury.The Super Eagles Twitter handle confirmed the development on Monday.The tweet read: "Just In: Iwobi, Aina and Ekong [...]

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    AFCON: Super Eagles to face Seychelles September 8

AFCON: Super Eagles to face Seychelles September 8

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between the Super Eagles and the Seychelles national team, known as Pirates, will take place on September 8.The Seychelles Football Federation (SFF) confirmed the date on Tuesday.Demola Olajire, head of media and communication of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), said the SFF sent a mail to NFF on the development.“Georges Bibi, the [...]

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    Super Eagles to battle South Africa, Libya for AFCON 2019 place

Super Eagles to battle South Africa, Libya for AFCON 2019 place

‎The fixtures for the qualification games of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon was released by Confederation of African football (CAF) on Thursday night.Nigeria, who has been absent from the last two nations cups are back in contention for a place as they are drawn in group E of the qualifiers and will compete with old foes [...]

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    Adesina seeks abolishment of intra-Africa visa

Adesina seeks abolishment of intra-Africa visa

Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has called for an Africa where visas would no longer be needed to move from country to country.Speaking at the African CEO forum, Adesina said he expects not just a liberal visa system, but one where tariffs would not be barriers within countries.“Our leaders have to absolutely bring down the walls [...]

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    Sand Eagles whitewash Seychelles in opening match

Sand Eagles whitewash Seychelles in opening match

Super Sand Eagles of Nigeria defeated Seychelles 10-1 in the opening game of the CAF African Beach Soccer Championship on Tuesday.Goals from Emeka Ogbonna (2), Bartholomew Ibenegbu (2), Emmanuel Ohweferi, Abu Azeez (2), Isiaka Olawale, Adams Taiwo, and Victor Tale condemned the host – who are making their debut in the championship – to defeat.The win gives Nigeria three points [...]

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    Sand Eagles tackle Seychelles, Egypt, Cote d’Ivoire in tourney

Sand Eagles tackle Seychelles, Egypt, Cote d’Ivoire in tourney

Nigeria’s Super Sand Eagles will play hosts Seychelles, Egypt and Cote d’Ivoire in Group A of the 2015 African Beach Soccer Championship.The competition which is scheduled for April 14 to 19 will see Ghana, Morocco, Senegal and Madagascar play in Group B.Nigeria will play the host nation in the opening match of the tournament before meeting Cote d’Ivoire and Egypt [...]

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    Ebola aids Sierra Leone’s AFCON qualification

Ebola aids Sierra Leone’s AFCON qualification

Seychelles has forfeited their African Nations Cup qualifying tie against Sierra Leone after refusing the West African nation’s football team entry over Ebola virus fears.Confederation of African Football (CAF) rules do not allow for postponements of longer than three days, which means the Seychelles either host the game or give up their place in the competition. They gladly gave up [...]

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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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