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Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr insists there is no shame in losing to a tough Algerian side in the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) semi-final on Sunday.

Gernot Rohr expresses satisfaction with Super Eagles third place finish

Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr has expressed satisfaction over Nigeria’s third place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Egypt.
Odion Jude Ighalo of Nigeria celebrates goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, 3rd and 4th place match between Tunisia and Nigeria at Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 17 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Afcon: Super Eagles secure third place with Odion Ighalo’s goal

Odion Ighalo’s third minute goal gave Nigeria a 1-0 win over Tunisia in their third-place playoff at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Wednesday in Cairo.
Super Eagles’ defender, Jamilu Collins believes that the Africa Cup of Nations semifinal game against Algeria will be highly technical and they must follow the coach instructions to beat the Northern Africans.

Operation crush Algeria: We must play to instructions – Jamilu Collins

Super Eagles’ defender Jamilu Collins believes that the Africa Cup of Nations semifinal game against Algeria will be highly technical and they must follow the coach instructions to beat the Northern Africans.
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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.
Udinese center-back William Troost-Ekong power Super Eagles to 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after a 2-1 win over South Africa at the Cairo International Stadium on Wednesday night.

William Troost-Ekong powers Super Eagles to AFCON semi-finals over Bafana

William Troost-Ekong power Super Eagles to 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after a 2-1 win over South Africa at the Cairo International Stadium on Wednesday night.

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.
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Afcon: Don’t write off Nigeria’s chances to win the title – Gernot Rohr

Coach Gernot Rohr is not writing off Nigeria's Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) hopes as they turn their attention to the Round of 16.
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.

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.
Former Golden Eaglets star, Victor Osimhen, grabbed a hat-trick on Monday as Nigeria’s under-23 male national football team defeated their Libyan counterparts 4-0 on Monday in Asaba 3

Afcon: Victor Osimhen injury not serious – Toyin Ibitoye

The injury sustained by RSC Charleroi of Belgium forward, Victor Osimhen is not that serious and may not stop the 20-year-old from making his 2019 Africa Cup of Nations debut in Nigeria’s last group game against Madagascar on Sunday in Alexandria.
Samuel Kalu has handed Gernot Rohr a selection boost ahead of Nigeria’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations clash against Guinea.

Afcon: Samuel Kalu returns to training ahead of Guinea showdown

Samuel Kalu has handed Gernot Rohr a selection boost ahead of Nigeria’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations clash against Guinea.
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.
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.
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.

Gernot Rohr: Ola Aina has Improved

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has praised Ola Aina after the Torino defender produced a sterling performance in the Super Eagles 1-0 win against the Swallows of Burundi at the Alexandria Stadium on Saturday.
Nigeria dressing room during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals match between Nigeria and Burundi at the Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria on the 22 June 2019 ©Muzi Ntombela-BackpagePix

Afcon: Gernot Rohr hails Ola Aina’s impressive showing in win against Burundi

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has showered encomium on Ola Aina following the defender’s impressive performance in his side’s 1-0 win against Burundi in their AFCON 2019 Group B fixture on Saturday.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has insisted he will not bring in new players for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.

Gernot Rohr: Style of play will be different at AFCON

Nigeria national team manager Gernot Rohr has warned his team that they will experience a completely different style of play at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations compared to last year’s World Cup.
Super Eagles 23-man squad landed in the city of Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday night ahead of 2019 African Cup of Nations.

Super Eagles 23-man squad for AFCON lands in Egypt

Super Eagles 23-man squad landed in the city of Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday night ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has admitted that he faces a selection headache as his team step up preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations starting June 21 in Egypt.

AFCON: Gernot Rohr releases Super Eagles final 23-man squad

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has axed the duo of Kelechi Iheanacho and Semi Ajayi from his final 23-man squad to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

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