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    Player Ratings: Soaring, flying or clipped wings… how Eagles performed in Delta

Player Ratings: Soaring, flying or clipped wings… how Eagles performed in Delta

The Super Eagles of Nigeria finished their AFCON qualifiers series with a 3-1 win over the Pirates of Seychelles at the Stephen Keshi stadium in Asaba, Delta State.The win ensured Gernot Rhor's wards finished top of Group E, but the game itself was poor. Littered with many that looked ordinary against a defensive-minded Seychelles team which had nothing to [...]

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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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    Ighalo, Iwobi are early birds in Eagles’ camp for Egypt clash

Ighalo, Iwobi are early birds in Eagles’ camp for Egypt clash

Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi and Semi Ajayi were among the first arrivals in the Super Eagles’ camp in Asaba on Monday as the countdown began for Friday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against the Pirates of Seychelles.Three-time African champions Nigeria have already made sure of a place at the Africa Cup of Nations holding in Egypt this summer, [...]

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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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    Pinnick: Everything legitimate will be done to ensure Eagles win AFCON

Pinnick: Everything legitimate will be done to ensure Eagles win AFCON

Amaju Pinnick, president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says the main objective of 2019 is for the Super Eagles to win the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).Pinnick said a fourth AFCON title is long overdue for Nigeria, adding that "everything legitimate" will be done to ensure the Eagles bring home the trophy."The very big one that we do not want [...]

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    Ighalo: Whether in Egypt or S’Africa, Eagles will be ready for 2019 AFCON

Ighalo: Whether in Egypt or S’Africa, Eagles will be ready for 2019 AFCON

Odion Jude Ighalo says the Super Eagles can make a serious impact at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).A five-goal haul by Ighalo in two games against Libya propelled the Super Eagles to pole position in the AFCON qualification series.Africa’s football governing body, CAF, will name a new host nation in January 2019 after withdrawing the hosting mantle from Cameroon.Commenting [...]

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    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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