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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.
Nigerian fans paid a courtesy visit to Super Eagles camp in Cairo ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

AFCON: Nigerian fans visit Super Eagles camp in Cairo

Nigerian fans paid a courtesy visit to Super Eagles camp in Cairo ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Mohamed Salah’s introduction played a major role in Egypt defeating Guinea 3-1 in Alexandria in their final friendly before the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Sunday.

Mohamed Salah inspires Egypt to 3-1 win over Guinea

Mohamed Salah’s introduction played a major role in Egypt defeating Guinea 3-1 in Alexandria in their final friendly before the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Sunday.

AFCON: Super Eagles can get a shock in Group B – Wilfred Ndidi

Wilfred Ndidi has warned that Nigeria’s opponents in Group B will not be easy and could have surprises at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Everton midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye scored the decisive goal as Senegal defeated Nigeria 1-0 at the Ismaila Stadium on Sunday in their final build-up game ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations,

AFCON: Super Eagles lose 1-0 to Senegal in friendly

Everton midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye scored the decisive goal as Senegal defeated Nigeria 1-0 at the Ismaila Stadium on Sunday in their final build-up game ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Wilfred Ndidi ‘flattered’ by Manchester United links, but insists focus is on AFCON

Leicester City star Wilfred Ndidi has admitted he is “flattered” to be linked with a big money move away from the King Power Stadium, but insists his focus is currently on Nigeria’s bid to win the Africa Cup of Nations.
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: Burundi will be difficult – Gernot Rohr

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.
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane and Malaga midfielder Alfred N’diaye are yet to arrive Senegal’s training camp in Saly.

Suspended Sadio Mane to miss Senegal‘s AFCON opener

Sadio Mane will miss Senegal’s opening Africa Cup of Nations fixture against Tanzania due to a suspension, according to Teranga Lions coach Aliou Cisse.
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: I want to win AFCON with Nigeria after pain of missing World...

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.

Mikel Obi to go into business after retirement

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has stated categorically that he will quit the game and face business pointing that he would not have anything to do with football which brought him fame and wealth.
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.

AFCON: Why Super Eagles will do well – Deji Okeowo

Mr Deji Okeowo, a sport analyst, has expressed optimism that the Super Eagles of Nigeria would perform well in the forthcoming African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.

Gernot Rohr: Nigeria to play offensive football in Egypt

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr revealed that his side are aiming to score more goals and will play offensive football at the Africa Cup of Nations finals.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has picked Senegal, Tunisia and host nation Egypt as favourites for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) title.

Gernot Rohr names the AFCON’s three favourites

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has picked Senegal, Tunisia and host nation Egypt as favourites for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) title.
Despite his eventual inclusion in the Guinean team for the Egypt 2019 African Cup of Nation (AFCON), Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita has admitted that he is not yet fully fit from his thigh injury.

AFCON: I’m not yet fully fit – Naby Keita

Despite his eventual inclusion in the Guinean team for the Egypt 2019 African Cup of Nation (AFCON), Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita has admitted that he is not yet fully fit from his thigh injury.
Delta Sports Commission boss, Tonobok Okowa has confirmed that the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba will host another game of the Super Eagles in June during the next FIFA free window for international friendly games.

Nigeria drop three places in latest FIFA rankings

Nigeria dropped three places to 45th spot in the latest global rankings released by the International Federation of Association Football (Fifa).

AFCON: Guinea have shortcomings – coach

Guinea head coach Paul Put has revealed that his side ‘has shortcomings’ that needs to be addressed before the commencement of the Afcon.
Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi

Mikel Obi: My commitment to Nigeria will never change

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel has discussed his loyalty to his country ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals.
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Ola Aina’s emotional message to Chelsea after Torino transfer

The 22-year-old wing-back was signed permanently for a fee of €10 million by the Bull after impressing while on loan during the 2018-19 season.

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