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Sory Kaba of Guinea challenged by Josiah Kenneth Omeruo of Nigeria during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations match between Nigeria and Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria on the 26 June 2019 ©Muzi Ntombela-BackpagePix

Afcon: Kenneth Omeruo scores for Nigeria against Guinea

Kenneth Omeruo headed into the Guinean net a decisive goal in the 73rd minute, in the Super Eagles second match in Group B of the African Cup of Nations.
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.

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.
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.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser has already picked very fit first eleven players and substitutes that would confront the Guinea national team tomorrow in the second match of Group B in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.

Afcon: Gernot Rohr picks very fit players against Guinea

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser has already picked very fit first eleven players and substitutes that would confront the Guinea national team tomorrow in the second match of Group B in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
Moussa Marega of Mali celebrates scoring a penalty with teammates during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals football match between Mali and Mauritania at Suez Army Stadium, Suez, Egypt on 24 June 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Afcon: Four-star Mali too much for Mauritania

Newcomers Mauritania were given an unpleasant welcome to their debut AFCON appearance as they lost to West African neighbours Mali 4-1 in their Group E game Monday night in Suez.

Afcon: I’m satisfied with Daniel Akpeyi – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles’ Coach, Gernot Rohr has expressed satisfaction with goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi following his clean sheet performance against Burundi on Nigeria’s opening 1-0 win at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
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: Analysts laud Super Eagles victory, optimistic of team’s progress

Football analysts and fans in Osun have lauded the victory of the Super Eagles’ win over Burundi at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Nigeria’s players celebrate their victory during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) football match between Nigeria and Burundi at Alexandria Stadium on June 22, 2019. (Photo by Giuseppe CACACE - AFP)

Mutiu Adepoju: Eagles need faster transition in subsequent Afcon games

Mutiu Adepoju, an ex-international, has commended the Super Eagles for their win over Burundi on Saturday, charging them however to employ faster and more coordinated transition in their subsequent games.
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: Burundi were too hard to crack – Mikel Obi

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.
Super Eagles winger, Samuel Kalu who suffered a groin injury recently which has ruled him our of the team’s upcoming fixtures against Seychelles and Egypt is expected to miss three weeks of action.

Super Eagles forward suffers heart attack hours before Afcon match

Super Eagles forward, Samuel Kalu, on Friday suffered a heart attack during training in Egypt, just a day before the Nigeria’s Afcon opener
[FILES] Nigeria’s midfielder John Obi Mikel controls the ball during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Argentina at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on June 26, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - OLGA MALTSEVA -

Mikel Obi: I may quit Super Eagles after AFCON

Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, has hinted that he will call time on his international career after the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Fears that the Super Eagles of Nigeria may find it difficult to raise a strong side in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations opener against the Swallows of Burundi on Saturday in Alexandria has been dismissed.

AFCON: Super Eagles dismiss fears of a depleted side ahead Burundi opener

Fears that the Super Eagles of Nigeria may find it difficult to raise a strong side in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations opener against the Swallows of Burundi on Saturday in Alexandria has been dismissed.
Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi has admitted that Arsenal were fortunate to score against Huddersfield despite their watertight defence.

Alex Iwobi: Eagles won’t rely on star players against Burundi

Alex Iwobi has revealed that working together as a team can prove to be the greatest asset for the Super Eagles going to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which begins on Friday in Egypt.
Nigeria skipper John Obi Mikel says that his return to international football was in accord with the discussion he had with coach Gernot Rohr, in which they agreed that he would only come back when he feels he is ready to give his very best again.

AFCON: Eagles ready to soar – Mikel Obi

After more than two weeks of intensive preparations, John Obi Mikel, says the Super Eagles are ready for their opening match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations against the Swallows of Burundi on Saturday in Alexandria.
The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Arab Republic of Egypt, His Excellency Professor Dandatti Abdulkadir has urged players and officials of the Super Eagles to strive to be worthy representatives of the country while fighting for her pride during the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.

Mutiu Adepoju: AFCON will bring out the best in Super Eagles’ attack

Mutiu Adepoju, a former Nigeria international, has played down Super Eagles’ poor scoring form of late, but believes the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which kicks of this weekend in Egypt will bring out the best in the three-time champions’ attacking potential.
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: Super Eagles promise not to disappoint despite losing to Senegal

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have promised their numerous fans across the globe not to disappoint after rounding off preparations ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations which gets underway this Friday in Egypt.
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