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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Afcon: Speaker Gbajabiamila optimistic of Eagles’ victory over Algeria

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has expressed optimism that the Nigerian Super Eagles would triumph over their Algerian counterparts at the semi-final of the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) holding in Egypt.
Udinese defender William-Troost Ekong has hailed the Super Eagles following their 2-1 victory over South Africa in the quarter-final of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON).

Afcon: PDP congratulates Super Eagles 2-1 victory over South Africa

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Nigerians on the Super Eagles 2-1 “decisive triumph” over the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the onging Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Wednesday.
Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze makes history after becoming the youngest to score at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Afcon: Felix Owolabi urges Super Eagles to maintain tempo

Felix Owolabi, a former Super Eagles player, on Thursday praised the Super Eagles of Nigeria for advancing to the Semi-finals stage of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Samuel Chukwueze celebrates goal with William Paul Ekong Peter Etebo of Nigeria during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, quarterfinals match between Nigeria and South Africa at Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 10 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

Afcon: South Africa played better than Nigeria – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr says the Super Eagles were lucky to have defeated the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Wednesday’s quarter final match, stressing that the latter played better.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has picked Senegal, Tunisia and host nation Egypt as favourites for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) title.

Benedict Akwuegbu: Gernot Rohr should maintain Cameroon match starting lineup against Bafana

Benedict Akwuegbu has urged Gernot Rohr to maintain the Super Eagles’ starting lineup that edged out the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon when they face the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in today’s AFCON 2019 quarterfinal match at the 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.

Former NFF supremo warns Super Eagles not to underrate Bafana Bafana

Former President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Aminu Maigari, has warned the Super Eagles not to underrate the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the quarter final clash of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt despite the odds favouring Nigeria to progress to the semi final of the competition.
Super Eagles’ Ahmed Musa has criticised the criteria used in the selection of the BBC African Player of the Year nominees and has termed it all politics.

AFCON: Super Eagles to play five friendly matches – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles players will play five friendly matches to prepare for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted by Cameroon in June, according to the team’s coach Gernot Rohr at Friday morning’s Peak Breakfast with Rohr’s session held in Lagos.
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Gernot Rohr: I won’t experiment with Seychelles match

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has asserted that he does not plan to experiment with his squad for the final game of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Seychelles even though it is a dead rubber fixture.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has tasked John Ogu to leave the Israeli league for a more recognised league in Europe if he is to have a future with the team.

Gernot Rohr wants John Ogu to quit Israeli league

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has tasked John Ogu to leave the Israeli league for a more recognised league in Europe if he is to have a future with the team.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr: Daniel Akpeyi, Theophilus Afelokhai to share Super Eagles goalkeeping duties against Uganda

Gernot Rohr has revealed that goalkeepers Daniel Akpeyi and Theophilus Afelokhai will share the goalkeeping duties against Uganda today in Asaba.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has been left out of tomorrow’s all-important CAF Confederation Cup semifinal second leg match at Raja Casablanca of Morocco.

Aloy Agu: Why Ikechukwu Ezenwa was picked ahead of Daniel Akpeyi against South Africa

Super Eagles’ goalkeeper trainer Aloy Agu has come out to reveal the major reasons why Enyimba FC goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa was picked ahead of Chippa United FC goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi for Nigeria’s crucial 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying natch against host the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has stated that he cannot guarantee that Nigeria will win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations slated for Cameroon next year.

Gernot Rohr refuses to guarantee Eagles’ 2019 AFCON win

Coach Gernot Rohr has refused to promise that his side will deliver Nigeria‘s fourth AFCON title in Cameroon next year, but admits chances of winning the competition is brighter than that of the World Cup.
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AFCON: Muhammadu Buhari hails Super Eagles for qualification

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations following their 1-1 draw against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Wilfred Ndidi (far left) tries to stop Keegan Dolly of South Africa with Ogenyi Onazi watching on when Eagles fell 2-0 in AFCON qualifier last year

Austin Okocha: No rivalry between Super Eagles and Bafana Bafana

In the wake Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying cgame between South Africa and Nigeria, Former Nigeria Captain Austine Okocha, has dismissed the notion that the Bafana Bafana are Super Eagles rivals.
The Nigerian Football Federation on Friday dismissed reports of an alleged denial of visas to some Super Eagles players by the South African Embassy in Turkey, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Gernot Rohr: Injuries, suspensions mean opportunities for others

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr rues the injuries and suspension that has robbed him of four of his regulars for Saturday’s crucial 2019 AFCON qualifier against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, but is comforted that the situation has presented opportunities for some other performers to step onto the runway.
Thulani Serero

Thulani Serero: I’m ready to play any role for Bafana Bafana against Super Eagles

Bafana Bafana of South Africa forward Thulani Serero says he is willing to play anywhere that head coach Stuart Baxter wants him to play against the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Saturday.
Abdu Maikaba, Flying Eagles Assistant Coach and Coach of Plateau United, on Thursday lauded Gernot Rohr’s 23-man squad to face South Africa on Saturday, describing it as outstanding.

Super Eagles avoid Benin airport, fly direct to Johannesburg from Asaba

The Super Eagles will now fly out to Johannesburg, South Africa direct from Asaba today (Thursday), not through Benin City for Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

Ahmed Musa: Bafana Bafana don’t scare us

Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa has been quoted saying, hosts, Bafana Bafana of South Africa hold no fear for his Nigerian side ahead of weekend’s clash at the Soccer City.

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