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Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players to utilize all their chances in today’s Africa Cup of Nations semifinal clash against Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium.

Afcon: I have no doubt Super Eagles will be victorious – Speaker Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday expressed optimism that Nigeria would triumph over Algeria in the semi-final match at the on-going African Cup of Nations in Egypt.
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.
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: Aliko Dangote, Femi Otedola promise Super Eagles $50,000, $25,000 per goal in semis,...

While Dangote made a pledge of $50,000 to the team for every goal in their remaining two matches at the championship, Otedola pledged the sum of $25,000 for every goal.
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.
Bafana Bafana match winner Thembinkosi Lorch has warned his mates that wednesday’s crucial quarter finals game against Nigeria’s senior soccer side Super Eagles will be tough.

Afcon: Nigerians will be tough – Thembinkosi Lorch

Bafana Bafana match winner Thembinkosi Lorch has warned his mates that Wednesday’s crucial quarter finals game against Nigeria’s senior soccer side Super Eagles will be tough.

Mutiu Adepoju: Super Eagles have better players to edge out Bafana

Mutiu Adepoju believes Super Eagles have what it takes to shut out Bafana Bafana of South Africa from the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
South Africa Team picture during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals last 16 match between Egypt and South Africa at Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 06 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Afcon: Confident Bafana Bafana begin full preparation for Super Eagles clash

Bafana Bafana of South Africa started full preparation for Wednesday’s AFCON 2019 quarterfinal clash against the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Monday, at the Aero Sports Complex, Cairo.
Former Nigeria captain Joseph Yobo has sung the praise of Kenneth Omeruo who bagged the Super Eagles’ goal in a 1-0 victory against Guinea on Wednesday, Completesports.com reports.

Sport analysts blast governor for donating millions to Super Eagles

Sport journalist and analyst Biola Kazeem has lashed out at governors who are donating millions of dollars to ‘motivate’ the Super Eagles at the on-going Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt.
Coach Clarence Seedorf was coy about his Cameroon future after the Indomitable Lions crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations in the Round of 16.

Afcon: Clarence Seedorf unsure of Cameroon future after Africa Cup of Nations exit

Coach Clarence Seedorf was coy about his Cameroon future after the Indomitable Lions crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations in the Round of 16.

Super Eagles: How we staged miraculous comeback against Cameroon

The trio William Troost-Ekong, Oghenekaro Etebo and Daniel Akpeyi have revealed how the Super Eagles staged a historic comeback against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon to win 3-2, Sports Extra reports.
Cameroon team arrivals during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Cameroon and Ghana at Ismailia Stadium, Ismailia, Egypt on 29 June 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Afcon: Cameroon’s Clarence Seedorf ‘satisfied’ with Ghana stalemate

Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf is satisfied with the Indomitable Lions’ performance in their 0-0 draw with Ghana at the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday.
Ghana captain Andre Ayew and Benin captain Abdou Adenon with match officials the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals game between Ghana and Benin at Ismailia Stadium in Ismailia, Egypt on 25 June 2019 © Ryan Wilkisky-BackpagePix

Afcon: Andre Ayew doubtful for Cameroon clash

Ghana are sweating on the fitness of Andre Ayew for Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations clash, but winger Thomas Agyepong has been confirmed out of the fixture.
Jean-Alain Boumsong, a member of Cameroon's technical bench, has said the Indomitable Lions are determined to beat Ghana in their second group game at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt as they look to keep their title defence on course.

Afcon: Cameroon determined to surmount Ghana hurdle – Jean-Alain Boumsong

Jean-Alain Boumsong, a member of Cameroon's technical bench, has said the Indomitable Lions are determined to beat Ghana in their second group game at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt as they look to keep their title defence on course.
Ghana captain Andre Ayew and Benin captain Abdou Adenon with match officials the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals game between Ghana and Benin at Ismailia Stadium in Ismailia, Egypt on 25 June 2019 © Ryan Wilkisky-BackpagePix

Afcon: Ghana could have lost against Benin – Jonathan Mensah

Ghana defender Jonathan Mensah is delighted to see Ayew brothers, Andre and Jordan up and running at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.
Joel Tagueu

Afcon: Cameroon striker ruled out with heart problem

Defending champions Cameroon have been dealt a big blow barely 24 hours before they start their title defence at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egpyt.
Clarence Seedorf

Afcon: Cameroon upbeat despite bonus row – Clarence Seedorf

Cameroon head coach Clarence Seedorf says the African champions are ‘serene’ and have not been affected by the bonus row which delayed their journey to Egypt for this year’s Nations Cup.
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.

President Buhari approves Super Eagles’ Afcon budget

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.

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