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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) previews the crunchy tie between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and North African giants Algeria.

Titanic clash as Nigeria and Algeria battle for Afcon final ticket

Nigeria and Algeria will clash for the 21st time at senior men’s level on Sunday night in an AFCON 2019 semi final encounter that promises lots of fireworks at the Cairo International Stadium.
Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr: I have met my Afcon target

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has stressed that the Nigerian team have already met his own minimum target of qualifying for the semi-final stage of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ongoing in Egypt.
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.
Super Eagles’ Samuel Kalu has affirmed they will be up against familiar foes on Wednesday when they face South Africa in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) quarter-final in Cairo.

Afcon: We expect South Africa’s ‘trick’ – Samuel Kalu

The Eagles were beaten 2-0 by Bafana Bafana in front of their own fans at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo in June 2017 but they improved with a 1-1 draw in the return leg in Johannesburg last year.
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 thankful to Alexandria people for Afcon group stage, second round support

Super Eagles of Nigeria have sent out a thank you message to the people of Alexandria, Egypt, for their love and support to the team throughout the group stage and Round of 16 of the ongoing 32nd Africa Cup of Nations.

Shehu Abdullahi: I’m now fit, ready to face Bafana

Shehu Abdullahi has declared that he is fit and ready for Nigeria’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations quaterfinal clash against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.
Syli Nationale star Naby Keita has called on his teammates to put their 1-0 defeat at the hands of Nigeria behind to focus on their last group match against Burundi with the aim of winning.

Afcon: Guinea’s Naby Keita flies back to Liverpool for treatment

Guinea midfielder Naby Keita has left the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt and flew back to Liverpool to be assessed by doctors at the Premier League club.
What would have been a massive payday for the Super Eagles was bungled following the team’s shocking loss to Madagascar in a final Group B game of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations played yesterday.

Afcon: Super Eagles must improve on goal scoring in next game – Kadiri Ikhana

Former Nigeria international Kadiri Ikhana says the Super Eagles must improve on their goalscoring form as they take on their Round of 16 opponents at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations currently going on in Egypt.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has already set his sight on the team’s round of 16 game, putting behind his team’s surprise 2-0 defeat to Madagascar in Sunday’s last Group B game of the Africa cup of Nation at the Alexandria Stadium, Egypt.

Afcon: Our next game more important – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has already set his sight on the team’s round of 16 game, putting behind his team’s surprise 2-0 defeat to Madagascar in Sunday’s last Group B game of the Africa cup of Nation at the Alexandria Stadium, Egypt.
Rookies Madagascar are under no illusions that they remain underdogs at the Africa Cup of Nations, even after their shock win over Nigeria on Sunday that ensured top place in Group B and progress to the knockout stage.

Madagascar shock not creating any false illusions

Rookies Madagascar are under no illusions that they remain underdogs at the Africa Cup of Nations, even after their shock win over Nigeria on Sunday that ensured top place in Group B and progress to the knockout stage.
Gernot Rohr

Afcon: Every Super Eagles’ player under pressure – Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr is excited that his unpredictable style has put every player in the Super Eagles’ squad under pressure to perform ahead of today’s AFCON 2019 last group game against Madagascar at the Alexandria Stadium.
Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel did not mince words in a post-match interview after the team managed to scrap a lone goal victory over Burundi on Saturday.

Afcon: Ahmad Garba eager for consistent Super Eagles against Madagascar

Former Super Eagles star Ahmad Garba has stated it is important for the Nigerian team to maintain their consistency when they face Madagascar in their final Group B game of the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Egypt.

Afcon: Gernot Rohr offers injury update on Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has given injury updates on Shehu Abdullahi and Jamilu Collins ahead of Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations clash with Madagascar.
Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi has admitted that Arsenal were fortunate to score against Huddersfield despite their watertight defence.

Alex Iwobi targets Champions League qualification with Arsenal

Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi says head coach Unai Emery will be expecting significant improvement next season.
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 seek to extend perfect run against Madagascar

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have already qualified for the Round of 16 at the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). But they have a rare opportunity to match a feat they only attained during their first appearance at the finals in 1963.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Afcon: President Buhari okays jumbo delegation to Egypt

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a jumbo delegation to cheer the Super Eagles to victory at the ongoing 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Egypt.

Afcon: No visa for Super Eagles supporters club

The National Chairperson, Nigeria Eagles Supporters Club, Bunmi Ogunfunwa, on Saturday said that the Super Eagles were missing the supporters club at the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt due to visa hitch.
Gernot Rohr

Afcon: Madagascar will be difficult to beat – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr anticipates a tough battle against debutants Madagascar in Sunday’s Group B clash at the Alexandria Stadium.

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