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Theophilus Afelokhai: Super Eagles have no AFCON goalkeeping issues

Theophilus Afelokhai – the Enyimba of Aba first choice goalkeeper, says there is no goalkeeping issues in the Super Eagles, not even in the ongoing 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye is eager to welcome Sadio Mane into the squad after he missed their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations game against Tanzania on Sunday.

Premier League stars Riyad Mahrez, Sadio Mane renew rivalry at Afcon

Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mane resume an English Premier League rivalry Thursday on a different stage when Algeria and Senegal clash at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon: Super Eagles protest unpaid bonuses ahead of Guinea clash

Nigeria’s football fans’ hope of seeing Super Eagles put the Syli Nationale of Guinea to the sword in their second group B match today may have suffered a big blow as the players protested over unpaid bonuses, yesterday.
The Super Eagles may not have any cause to fight over money like the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon and the Warriors of Zimbabwe have done at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which started last Friday in Egypt. This is because President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the budget the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) submitted to him for the national team’s 2019 AFCON campaign.

Afcon: President Buhari releases Super Eagles’ money

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved part of the funds for the Super Eagles campaign at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Super Eagles players to pocket $95,000 each if they win Afcon title

In a bid to motivate the Super Eagles players to win the African Cup of Nations in Egypt, a massive $95,000 bonus each awaits the players from the group stage matches up till the final match if they lift the cup on the 19th of July at the 80,000 capacity Cairo International Stadium.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon: Guinea are a ‘banana peel’ for Nigeria – Henry Nwosu

Former Green Eagles midfielder Henry Nwosu has warned the Super Eagles against taking Guinea for granted, ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash in Alexandria on Wednesday.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon: Super Eagles agree to train ahead of Guinea game

Super Eagles players have agreed to train ahead of their match against Guinea on Wednesday.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon: Nigeria players protest unpaid bonuses ahead of Guinea game

Nigeria’s preparation for Wednesday’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tie with Guinea suffered a setback as a bonus row took centre stage.
Naby Keita’s goal against Huddersfield Town on Friday is the fastest Liverpool strike in the Premier League.

Afcon: Mo Salah looks after me like his little brother – Naby Keita

Although both players are competitors in Egypt for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita revealed how Mohamed Salah helped him in his debut season in England.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon: Three Super Eagles stars ruled out of Guinea tie

The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.
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.

Afcon: Five things Super Eagles need to do against Guinea

Nigeria’s quest for a fourth African Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy continues in Alexandria, Egypt as the Super Eagles take on Guinea in their second Group B encounter on Wednesday.
Mo Salah

Afcon: Superstar Salah seeks first goal

Superstar Mohamed Salah gets a second chance to score his first goal at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations when hosts Egypt face the Democratic Republic of Congo in Group A on Wednesday.
Paralympian trio of Tajudeen Agunbiade, Nosiru Sule and Ahmed Koleosho, as well as six others, has been named by the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) for the 2019 Africa Para Table Tennis Championships holding in Alexandria, Egypt.

Nigeria names team for Africa PTT Championships

Paralympian trio of Tajudeen Agunbiade, Nosiru Sule and Ahmed Koleosho, as well as six others, has been named by the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) for the 2019 Africa Para Table Tennis Championships holding in Alexandria, Egypt.
Torino exercised their option to buy Ola Aina from Chelsea for £8.7 million ($11m) after a successful campaign on loan, but this season has done more than secure a long-term club - it also sees the 22-year-old make the African Cup of Nations after disappointingly missing out on the World Cup.

Ola Aina: Great to provide assist for Odion Ighalo’s goal against Burundi

Super Eagles defender Ola Aina is delighted to provide the assist which led to the team’s 1-0 win in Saturday’s AFCON 2019 Group B match against the Swallows of Burundi.
Samuel Kalu (right) and Jamilu Collins celebrate Eagles goal in Uyo PIX KABIRU ABUBAKAR

Gernot Rohr: Samuel Kalu now okay, may feature against Guinea

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr said that striker Samuel Kalu is now okay and may feature in Nigeria’s crunch match Wednesday against Guinea in Group B.
Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho set to replace collapsed Samuel Kalu in Super Eagles squad at the ongoing 32nd Africa Nations Cup in Egypt.

Afcon: Kelechi Iheanacho could replace Samuel Kalu

Leicester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho is on standby to fly out to join the Nigeria squad at the Africa Cup of Nations after one of his team-mates collapsed, according to reports.
Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho set to replace collapsed Samuel Kalu in Super Eagles squad at the ongoing 32nd Africa Nations Cup in Egypt.

AFCON: Kelechi Iheanacho set to replace Samuel Kalu in Super Eagles squad

Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho set to replace collapsed Samuel Kalu in Super Eagles squad at the ongoing 32nd Africa Nations Cup in Egypt.
Nigeria’s midfielder Wilfred Ndidi (L) and Nigeria’s forward Samuel Kalu (2nd-L) attend a training session in Alexandria, northern Egypt, on June 21, 2019, on the eve of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) football match between Nigeria and Burundi. Giuseppe CACACE / AFP

Nigeria’s Samuel Kalu ‘stable’ after collapsing in training

“The health situation of Nigeria’s player Samuel Kalu is stable after undergoing the necessary medical tests following his fall during his team’s training due to a heart muscle failure,” the Egyptian FA wrote in a statement.

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The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Super Eagles call off bonus strike after President Buhari intervention

Super Eagles players have called off bonus striker after Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari intervention ahead of matchday two encounters against Guinea on Tuesday afternoon at Alexandria Stadium.

IOM: 20,000 migrants rescued from Sahara in three years

Nearly 20,000 migrants have been rescued from the Sahara desert in Niger over the past three years, the International Organization for Migration said on Tuesday.
Paul Pogba has refused to sort out his visa for Manchester United’s pre-season tour to Asia.

Real Madrid line-up potential alternative to Paul Pogba

Real Madrid is weighing up their options in the signing of Manchester United star Paul Pogba, Los Blancos is prepared to go for a cheaper alternative if they failed to secure the services of the World Cup winner.

Enugu Assembly approves 15 special advisers to Governor Ugwuanyi

The Enugu State House of Assembly has approved the appointment of 15 special advisers to assist Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in the discharge of his duties.
Emmanuel Amuneke

Afcon: Tanzania were scared of Senegal – coach

Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke has encouraged his players ahead of their second Group C game against Kenya at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Thursday.