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Ahmed Musa happy with Al Nassr winning start to new Saudi season

Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa is pleased with Al Nassr’s positive start to the new Saudi Professional Football League season following their Thursday’s 2-0 home win against Dhamk.

Civil servants decry delay in payment of new minimum wage

A cross section of civil servants in Niger on Thursday decried delay in payment of N30,000 new minimum wage approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has become Nigeria’s top record signing and costliest player following his dramatic £35m (€37.9m) shock transfer deadline day switch to Everton from Arsenal.

Alex Iwobi now Nigeria’s costliest player ever after £35 million move to Everton

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has become Nigeria’s top record signing and costliest player following his dramatic £35m (€37.9m) shock transfer deadline day switch to Everton from Arsenal.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has identified goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, as the player that impressed him in Super Eagles’ 1-0 win over Burundi at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, on Saturday.

Gernot Rohr: Some Eagles’ defenders to go

A major structure change is expected to be done in the Super Eagles defensive quartet which prosecuted Nigeria’s matches at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which ended in Egypt on July 19, with the Algerians beating Senegal 1-0 in a nail-biting final game.
RB Leipzig summer signing Ademola Lookman is mulling to play for Super Eagles ahead of England in international football, according to Sky Sports.

Leipzig new signing mulls to play Nigeria ahead of England

RB Leipzig summer signing Ademola Lookman is mulling to play for Super Eagles ahead of England in international football, according to Sky Sports.
The day after their exquisite and efficient performance against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa Conquerors of seven-time champions and host nation Egypt) that saw them reach the semi-finals of AFCON 2019, the Super Eagles received pledges of more dollar rain from two of Africa’s richest businessmen.

Afcon: Bronze winning Super Eagles arrive Abuja

Super Eagles team that won the bronze medal of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations after beating Tunisia 1-0 in the third place match in Egypt on Wednesday landed in Abuja today.

Air Peace congratulates Super Eagles’ players for performance in Afcon

Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria for winning the Bronze Medal at the 2019 Edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) competition in Egypt.
Daniel Akpeyi defended his teammates from criticism following Nigeria’s 2-1 defeat to Algeria in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) semi-final.

Afcon: Daniel Akpeyi begs Nigerians for another chance after loss to Algeria

Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has appealed to Nigerians to give him and his teammates another chance to utilize the experience they have garnered at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
William Paul Ekong of Nigeria (c) reacts in disappointment after scoring an own goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Semifinal football match between Algeria and Nigeria at the Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019

Tunde Disu: What went wrong with Super Eagles against Les Fennecs

The former Technical Adviser of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Tunde Disu OFR, on Monday attributed the Super Eagles loss to the Les Fennecs of Algeria to many factors such as pressure and lack of tactical discipline.
Ahmed Musa of Nigeria during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, Semifinals match between Algeria and Nigeria at Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Afcon: Ahmed Musa wants Super Eagles to end campaign on high by winning third-place

Super Eagles winger Ahmed Musa says the team must move on quickly from their disappointing AFCON 2019 semifinal loss to Algeria and end the competition on a high by winning their third-place (bronze medal) match against Tunisia on Wednesday.
William Paul Ekong of Nigeria (c) reacts in disappointment after scoring an own goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Semifinal football match between Algeria and Nigeria at the Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019

Afcon: Inexperience and individual mistakes cost young Super Eagles

On the eve of Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against Algeria, defender Kenneth Omeruo warned his team mates not to give away free kicks on the edge of the penalty area.

Yahoo-Yahoo training school principal remanded in Ikoyi prison

An Ikeja court on Thursday remanded Chinedu Franklin the principal of a Yahoo-Yahoo training school. He is standing trial before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo over alleged $20,000 fraud.
Super Eagles’ Samuel Chukwueze has stressed that they are battle ready to face the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in today’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final tie in Cairo.

Football enthusiasts tip Nigeria for final, say experience will count for Super Eagles against...

Some football enthusiasts on Saturday said Nigeria has what it takes to beat the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the semifinals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
The day after their exquisite and efficient performance against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa Conquerors of seven-time champions and host nation Egypt) that saw them reach the semi-finals of AFCON 2019, the Super Eagles received pledges of more dollar rain from two of Africa’s richest businessmen.

Afcon semi-final clash: How history favours Nigeria – experts

Many football experts and fans on Saturday said Nigeria has what it takes to beat the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the semifinals of the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
Udinese center-back William Troost-Ekong power Super Eagles to 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after a 2-1 win over South Africa at the Cairo International Stadium on Wednesday night.

Afcon: Three Super Eagles stars declared fit ahead of Algeria clash

Three Super Eagles players of Odion Ighalo, Ahmed Musa, and Chidozie Awaziem has been declared fit ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final clash against Algeria on Sunday night at Cairo International Stadium.
Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze makes history after becoming the youngest to score at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Afcon: Samuel Chukwueze offers glimpse of Nigeria future

He was young enough to participate at this year’s Under-20 World Cup, but Samuel Chukwueze is assuming a far greater role as a future Nigeria lynchpin with his country attempting to capture a fourth Africa Cup of Nations title.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr expects a tough battle against the Swallows of Burundi in his side’s first Group B match at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt

Afcon: Gernot Rohr reveals three injury doubt ahead of Algeria clash

Super Eagles coach Genort Rohr has revealed three injuries doubt for striker Odion Ighalo, winger Ahmed Musa and defender Chidozie Awaziem ahead of the semi-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations against Algeria at the Cairo International on Sunday.
Super Eagles 2018 World Cup Ahmed Musa has failed to make the top 10 nominees for the 2018 CAF Player of the Year, but Arsenal ace Alex Iwobi is still in the race.

Afcon: Ahmed Musa sends message to Egyptian fans ahead of semi-final

Super Eagles vice-captain Ahmed Musa has appealed to Egyptian fans to come out in mass and support Nigeria when they tackle Algeria at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, semi-final at the Cairo International Stadium on Sunday night.

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