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AFCON: South Africa Must Fall —Eagles

•TACKLE...South African Andile Jali (right) tackles John Mikel Obi of Nigeria during the 2015 AFCON qualifier match between played at Cape Town Stadium on 10 September 10, 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. The two teams clash again on Wednesday in Uyo, Cross River State.

Sunday Akintoye Members of the Super Eagles have vowed to defeat Bafana Bafana of South Africa when both teams clash in their last Group A match of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series scheduled for Wednesday at the new Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo. Nigeria’s Super Eagles put their Nations Cup hopes back on […]

Fans praise Keshi, Super Eagles for victory against Congo

File Photo: SUper Eagles players jubilate

Football enthusiasts in Kwara on Saturday applauded the excellent performance of the Super Eagles of Nigeria against their Congolese counterparts in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers. They called for a repeat of the good outing in their last qualifier against the Bafana Bafana of South African at home in Uyo on Wednesday. […]

Jonathan lauds Super Eagles win over Congo

File Photo: Presidential handshake: Jonathan meets a member of the Super Eagles team

President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the Super Eagles on their victory over the Red Devils of Congo in Pointe Noire on Saturday, describing it as “dogged and hard-fought”. NAN reports that the Eagles defeated their Congolese rivals 2-0 to revive the country’s hope of qualifying for 2015 African Nations Cup Finals. Jonathan, in a statement […]

Super Eagles on course for AFCON 2015, Uche, Samuel score

File Photo: SUper Eagles players jubilate

Defending champions Nigeria beat Congo Brazzaville 2-0 on Saturday to revive their bid to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations as South Africa and Cameroon ensured their presence in the finals. South Africa beat Sudan 2-1 in their first outing since the slaying of captain Senzo Meyiwa to top Group A, while Cameroon […]

We Will Beat Eagles Again

•Claude Le Roy of Congo

Coach of Congolese’s Red Devils, Claude Le Roy, has boasted that his boys are poised to re-enact the wonderful performance that saw them beating African champions, Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Calabar in the first fixture when both sides clash in 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Stade Municipal in Pointe-Noire  tomorrow. Le Roy’s […]

New NFF Law: ‘It’s New Dawn For Nigeria Football’

•Pinnick, NFF boss

Sunday Akintoye Football stakeholders in the country have expressed satisfaction  following the  amendment of a bill by Nigerian lawmakers to make Nigeria Football Federation NFF autonomous in the bid to reduce the number of times the Nigeria soccer ruling body falls foul of FIFA statutes. Yesterday the Senate  jointly agreed with a vote to change the […]

Eagles Begin Training For Congo

Super Eagles in training

Head coach of Nigeria’s senior team, Stephen Keshi has said full training activities will commence for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game against Congo with fifteen players in camp on Tuesday. Seven foreign-based players arrived the team’s camp base at the Bolton White Hotel, Abuja to team up with eight of their home-based […]

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