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    AFCON 2019: It’s Nigeria Vs Cameroon again!

AFCON 2019: It’s Nigeria Vs Cameroon again!

Nigeria will confront Cameroon in one of the Round of 16 matches of the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals ongoing in Egypt.Nigeria who finished second will now meet second placed Ghana from Group F in Alexandria on Saturday by 5pm Nigeria time.This fixture was accomplished on Tuesday evening after a 0-0 draw with Benin Republic, and Ghana’s 2-0 defeat [...]

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    Rohr: No shame in losing to Madagascar

Rohr: No shame in losing to Madagascar

Gernot Rohr says there is no shame in losing to Madagascar, a team making her debut in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.The Franco-German Eagles tactician who is married to a Malagasy admitted to journalists at the post match press conference that the Barea's deserved to win on Sunday at the Alexandria stadium.He added that he rang a [...]

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    Mikel moves to Turkey, joins Onazi, Nwaekeme at Trabzonspor

Mikel moves to Turkey, joins Onazi, Nwaekeme at Trabzonspor

John Obi Mikel has joined Turkish Super ligue side, Trabzonspor FC, on a two year deal.The Super Eagles captain has an option of renewing for another year, the club website said on Monday.“A 2 + 1 year agreement was signed with the free captain of the Nigerian National Team, Professional Footballer John Mikel Obi, with one-year option to transfer to [...]

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    AFCON 2019: Madagascar beat Nigeria to top group B

AFCON 2019: Madagascar beat Nigeria to top group B

Madagascar pulled off one of the great shocks of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after defeating the Super Eagles of Nigeria to finish top of group B.The newcomers, who had never scored against the Super Eagles, defeated the three-time champions 2-0 on Sunday at the Alexandria Stadium to advance to the knockout stages.The Super Eagles had the bigger share of possession and [...]

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    PREVIEW: Madagascar or Nigeria? Who tops group B?

PREVIEW: Madagascar or Nigeria? Who tops group B?

Nigeria face Madagascar on Sunday evening in a crucial game which will decide who comes out on top in 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group B.With two wins, Nigeria start the game on six points. Gernot Rohr's side only need a draw to seal top spot. Madagascar have one win, and a draw, keeping them at four points. They [...]

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    PHOTOS: Eagles battle ready to conquer Rohr’s in-laws

PHOTOS: Eagles battle ready to conquer Rohr’s in-laws

The Super Eagles of Nigeria had a closed-door training ahead of their last group B match against their coach's in-laws, Madagascar, at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.Coach Gernot Rohr's wife is from the Indian Ocean island.The training took place at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) in Alexandria at 5:30 pm local time on Saturday.Nigeria [...]

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    AFCON 2019: Rohr makes five changes as Super Eagles face Madagascar

AFCON 2019: Rohr makes five changes as Super Eagles face Madagascar

Coach Gernot Rohr has rung five changes in the Super Eagles’ line-up as the three-time African champions look forward to a Group B encounter against Madagascar in the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.Both sides clash at the Alexandria Stadium with contrasting pictures in their heads before kick-off.Nigeria are comfortable and already have a ticket into the round 16 with [...]

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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 day 2: Uganda surprise DR Congo to end 41-year wait; Nigeria lead group B

AFCON day 2: Uganda surprise DR Congo to end 41-year wait; Nigeria lead group B

The Cranes of Uganda pulled off the first surprise of the AFCON tournament, defeating the Leopards of Democratic Republic of Congo 2-0 at the Cairo International stadium on Saturday to lead Group A ahead of hosts, Egypt.The win was the East African country’s first since 1978 AFCON tournament held in Ghana, where they defeated the Super Eagles (then Green Eagles) [...]

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    Buhari joins millions of Nigeria to watch Eagles Vs Burundi

Buhari joins millions of Nigeria to watch Eagles Vs Burundi

President Muhammadu Buhari joined millions of Nigerians within and outside the country in watching the Super Eagles open their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign against Burundi on Saturday.Odion Ighalo stepped off the bench to score the winner as Nigeria broke off the resilience of debutants Burundi to beat them 1-0 at the Alexandria Stadium on Saturday.The three-time African champions [...]

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    AFCON 2019: Ighalo on point as Eagles ‘swallow’ the Swallows of Burundi

AFCON 2019: Ighalo on point as Eagles ‘swallow’ the Swallows of Burundi

Nigeria started its 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) campaign on a positive note with a 1-0 victory over debutants Burundi at the Alexandria Stadium on Saturday.It was a hard fought game on the part of the Super Eagles who had to dig deep to pick maximum points in the Group B cracker.There were good chances in the early minutes [...]

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    AFCON: Ighalo, Musa missing as Rohr lists Eagles XI to face Burundi

AFCON: Ighalo, Musa missing as Rohr lists Eagles XI to face Burundi

Odion Ighalo and Ahmed Musa have been dropped from the Super Eagles eleven for the match against Burundi at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr also omitted Jamilu Collins as he named his starting line-up for Saturday's AFCON 2019 Group B opening game at the Alexandria Stadium.The game, which will kick off at [...]

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    Meet the Super Eagles goal machines for AFCON 2019

Meet the Super Eagles goal machines for AFCON 2019

Nigeria is spoilt for choice; there are many different players that could fill the striking force of the Super Eagles at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. TheCable reviews some of the top candidates.It's hard to picture the Super Eagles playing without a top-class strikers: Over 30 years, Nigeria has had many world class strikers at its disposal; this list [...]

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    AFCON: It is good if they see Eagles as underdogs, says Ighalo

AFCON: It is good if they see Eagles as underdogs, says Ighalo

Odion Ighalo has revealed that the Super Eagles can win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with a dint of hard work on the team's part, adding that it is good to be seen as the underdog in the tournament.Ighalo, who was the highest goal scorer with seven goals in the qualification series to Egypt said the Eagles have the [...]

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    Kalu, Super Eagles player, stable after collapsing during training

Kalu, Super Eagles player, stable after collapsing during training

Samuel Kalu, Super Eagles player, collapsed due to the dehydration from the summer heat in Egypt, an official told TheCable.This is coming on the back of reports that he had suffered a heart attack during the Eagles' final training session ahead of their opening match against Burundi at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday.Kalu was said to have [...]

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