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CHAN: Buhari congratulates Super Eagles on victory over Angola

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday congratulated the Super Eagles for their victory over Angola in the quarter finals of CHAN in Morocco. The home-based Super Eagles battled back from a goal down to defeat Angola 2-1 in extra-time on Sunday. They will play Sudan in the semi-finals. The congratulatory message …

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World Cup: Injured Moses to miss final Nigeria qualifier

njured Moses to miss final Nigeria qualifier

Chelsea’s Victor Moses will miss Nigeria’s final 2018 World Cup qualifier in Algeria and the friendly against Argentina with a hamstring injury, while coach Gernot Rohr recalled in-form youngster Henry Onyekuru. Nigeria had already qualified for next year’s finals in Russia with Moses a key figure, but the 26-year-old suffered …

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Rohr may take Enyeama to 2018 World Cup

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has hinted that Vincent Enyeama could be in his squad to the 2018 World Cup. Enyeama has been on exile from the team, after a row with former coach, Sunday Oliseh. It led to the former Lille stopper losing the captain’s armband …

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2018 World Cup: Rohr ready to drop Mikel Obi, Ighalo

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has admitted he might have to leave out captain John Obi Mikel and Odion Ighalo, from their 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria on November 11. The fixture has become a mere formality, after Nigeria booked their place at next year’s tournament, …

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Loss to South Africa woke us up – Super Eagles Coach Rohr

A Franco-German tactician, Gernot Rohr, has expressed pleasure working with the Super Eagles, following the three-time African champion’s qualification for Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Nigeria became the first African country to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia …

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World Cup: FIFA, CAF Probe Nigeria, Zambia Match 

Fifa and the Confederation of Africa Football have launched an investigation into the behavior of the Copper Bullets fans during Nigeria’s 1-0 win over Zambia on Saturday evening. Photographs show the Zambian fans displaying a banner: “H.E. E.C. LUNGU GOD BLESS YOU,” in the stands at the Godswill Akpabio International …

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