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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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    ‘It was very painful’ — Iheanacho reflects on Leicester’s loss to Everton

‘It was very painful’ — Iheanacho reflects on Leicester’s loss to Everton

Kelechi Iheanacho, Super Eagles striker, says Leicester City's 2-1 loss to Everton in the English Premier League (EPL) was very painful.The former Golden Eaglets and Flying Eagles forward provided an assist in the Foxes' defeat to the Toffees on Saturday.A red card issued to Wes Morgan in the 63rd minute complicated matters for Leicester in the explosive game that had [...]

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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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    Iwobi up against Cech, Lacazette for Arsenal’s player of the month award

Iwobi up against Cech, Lacazette for Arsenal’s player of the month award

Alex Iwobi, Super Eagles forward, has been shortlisted for Arsenal's September player of the month award.Iwobi is up against goalkeeper Petr Cech, Alexander Lacazette and Lucas Torreira for the award.The Nigerian attacker was impressive for the North London club in September, setting up Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s opener in the 4-2 win against Vorskla in the UEFA Europa League.The 22-year-old also made [...]

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    UCL: Galatasaray can beat Porto, says Onyekuru

UCL: Galatasaray can beat Porto, says Onyekuru

Henry Onyekuru, Super Eagles forward, says Galatasaray can beat FC Porto in Wednesday's Champions League Group D clash.The Turkish club pipped Erzurum BB 1-0 in a league match last weekend, but Onyekuru says playing in Europe’s premier competition is a different kettle of fish.“We have no time and must focus on Porto. It is a very important game for us, [...]

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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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    Anichebe accuses his club of match-fixing, reports to FIFA

Anichebe accuses his club of match-fixing, reports to FIFA

Victor Anichebe has reported his Chinese club Beijing Enterprises to FIFA over allegations of match-fixing,According to Daily Mail, Anichebe alleged that the coaches, on two occasions, urged him “not to try” in games.One of the occasions was said to be a clash against their local rivals.Anichebe also alleged that his teammates told him “This is China, we do as we’re told" [...]

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    Missing World Cup was the hardest thing for me to deal with, says Ikeme

Missing World Cup was the hardest thing for me to deal with, says Ikeme

Carl Ikeme, former Super Eagles goalkeeper, says it was painful to miss the 2018 FIFA World Cup.Ikeme, who was diagnosed with acute leukaemia in July 2017, told BBC that his inability to join the Super Eagles in Russia affected him psychologically.The former Wolverhampton Wanderers shot-stopper said he's looking forward to being involved with the team in a coaching capacity, noting that he has "unfinished business [...]

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    Kanu: Saving 542 lives more important than winning trophies

Kanu: Saving 542 lives more important than winning trophies

Super Eagles legend Kanu Nwankwo says his heart foundation has saved 542 lives since inception in 2000.The former Arsenal star told Guardian UK that it's an achievement bigger than football."We have saved 542. As a footballer, you win trophies and it’s good. But this is so much more," Kanu said."But we keep doing it. This week four patients went to Sudan and we’re [...]

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    Super Eagles winger, Eduok, hails club’s coach for good form

Super Eagles winger, Eduok, hails club’s coach for good form

Emem Eduok, Super Eagles winger, has attributed his current form to the influence of Kasimpasa coach Kemal Ozdes.The former Dolphins star has been playing well in the Turkish Super League this term, and he's keen on maintaining his present level.“I believe that Kemal Ozdes has something to do with my form,” he told TheCable.“On a personal level I am happy with [...]

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    Nigeria’s football jersey shortlisted for Beazley designs of the year award

Nigeria’s football jersey shortlisted for Beazley designs of the year award

London’s Design Museum has shortlisted the Super Eagles' jersey, launched at the World Cup, for the Beazley designs of the year award.The award is one of the most prestigious honours in the world of design.The green and black wavy jersey was nominated alongside work by Gucci, Burberry, and the costumes from Black Panther.The Super Eagles had a below-par performance in [...]

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    I feel blessed, says Ogu after leading Eagles to win over Weah-captained Liberia

I feel blessed, says Ogu after leading Eagles to win over Weah-captained Liberia

John Ogu, Super Eagles midfielder, says he is happy to have captained the team in Tuesday's international friendly against Liberia.Liberian president, George Oppong Weah, was the captain of the opposing side.Weah, who played for 79 minutes, had his iconic number 14 jersey retired after the game.Goals from Henry Onyekuru and Simeon Nwankwo spiced up Nigeria's 2-1 victory at the Samuel [...]

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    Ebube Duru relishes debut Eagles call up, says ‘I’ll never disappoint’

Ebube Duru relishes debut Eagles call up, says ‘I’ll never disappoint’

Ebube Duru, Lobi Stars player, says he is elated with his debut call-up to the Super Eagles.The left-back is among the 18 players invited for the international friendly against Liberia on Tuesday.Duru has been in fine form for the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions.He was also impressive for the Super Eagles B team in the 3-2 loss to Atletico Madrid in [...]

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