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Eagles target fifth win against Warriors in Asaba

Johnny Edward Nigeria will take on Zimbabwe at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta State on Saturday in a pre-2019 Africa Cup of Nations friendly seeking their fifth win against the Warriors. The three-time African champions have won all four of their last encounters against Zimbabwe, conceding just one …

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Super Eagles arrive in Ismailia, Egypt for 2nd phase of camping ahead of AFCON 2019

Gernot Rohr and his men arrived in Egypt via a Max Air flight on Sunday, a day after their goalless draw against Zimbabwe in a friendly game in Asaba on Saturday, June 8.  Nigeria’s senior national team travelled with their Zimbabwean counterparts aboard the chartered flight which refueled at the …

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Nigeria 0-0 Zimbabwe: What did we learn?

Considered one of the favourites to lift a fourth Africa Cup of Nations title in Egypt, this should have been a game Nigeria impose themselves in showing their readiness for the tournament. That was, however, far from seen in Asaba, with Gernot Rohr’s team lacking coordination. Even when chances came …

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Iwobi reveals Mikel’s new AFCON role

Alex Iwobi has suggested that Chelsea icon Obi Mikel will likely be deployed as a central midfielder at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Mikel Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has been trying out different formations in the training sessions and gave a hint at what his starting line-up against Burundi …

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Nigeria/Senegal: Ikpeba, Adepoju – Don’t Judge Super Eagles On Senegal Defeat

Nigeria football greats Mutiu Adepoju and Victor Ikpeba think the Super Eagles can still have a good Africa Cup of Nations despite their 1-0 defeat to Senegal on Sunday. Idrissa Gueye sealed the win for the Lions of Teranga in the 20th minute after profiting from a defensive mix up …

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Don’t judge Super Eagles on Senegal defeat, insists Victor Ikpeba and Mutiu Adepoju

Nigeria football greats Mutiu Adepoju and Victor Ikpeba think the Super Eagles can still have a good Africa Cup of Nations despite their 1-0 defeat to Senegal on Sunday. Idrissa Gueye sealed the win for the Lions of Teranga in the 20th minute after profiting from a defensive mix up …

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Super Eagles Unity in Ismailia camp excites Omeruo

Super Eagles and Leganes of Spain defender, Kenneth Josiah Omeruo has revealed that he remains happy as well as pleased with the closeness amongst the players and technical crew members in Ismail ahead of Sunday’s friendly against Senegal. After a goalless draw against Zimbabwe in Asaba, Gernot Rohr and the …

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Eagles target fifth win against Warriors in Asaba

Johnny Edward Nigeria will take on Zimbabwe at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta State on Saturday in a pre-2019 Africa Cup of Nations friendly seeking their fifth win against the Warriors. The three-time African champions have won all four of their last encounters against Zimbabwe, conceding just one …

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