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William Troost-Ekong

William Troost-Ekong: We won the third-place game for our fans

Super Eagles defender William Troost Ekong has asserted that they played the Africa Cup of Nations third-place match with everything they had because they wanted to end the competition on a good note.
Super Eagles’ defender Chidozie Awaziem believes that the young players in the national team have justified their inclusion in the squad for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt.

Afcon: Super Eagles young stars have done well – Chidozie Awaziem

“I want Nigerians to know that football is not about age, I think the young ones have played better in this tournament and have proved themselves. I know that there are young players in Nigeria too who have the capability to do it with the national team and I am confident that when they get the opportunity they will do it,” Awaziem said
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.
Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze makes history after becoming the youngest to score at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Afcon: I couldn’t imagine myself scoring – Samuel Chukwueze

Man-of-the-match in Nigeria’s quarterfinals encounter with South Africa Samuel Chukwueze has expressed his excitement for scoring his first goal for Nigeria at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze makes history after becoming the youngest to score at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

AFCON: Super Eagles star Chukwueze makes history in Egypt

Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze makes history after becoming the youngest to score at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
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.
Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso could not hold back his tears during his receipt of the Man of the Match award after their Round of 16 shootout loss to Tunisia at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Monday night.

Mubarak Wakaso: I thought Black Stars would win Afcon 2019

Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso could not hold back his tears during his receipt of the Man of the Match award after their Round of 16 shootout loss to Tunisia at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Monday night.
Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly has lauded the performance of Krepin Diatta following his display in their 2-0 victory over Tanzania in their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.

Afcon: Senegal’s Kalidou Koulibaly hails Krepin Diatta

Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly has lauded the performance of Krepin Diatta following his display in their 2-0 victory over Tanzania in their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson says Virgil van Dijk is the big man at Anfield and says the defender's presence on the pitch strikes fear into the hearts of their opponents.

Alisson Becker: Virgil van Dijk scares opponents and lifts Liverpool’s confidence

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson says Virgil van Dijk is "the big man" at Anfield and says the defender's presence on the pitch strikes fear into the hearts of their opponents.
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.

Mikel Obi: Egypt 2019 may be my last AFCON

John Obi Mikel has revealed that 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt may be his last for the Super Eagles.
Super Eagles

Zimbabwe’s Warriors hold Super Eagles to 0-0 draw in Asaba

Nigeria’s Super Eagles yesterday played a goalless draw with the Warriors of Zimbabwe’s in an international friendly played in Asaba, Delta State.
Flying Eagles winger, Success Makanjuola has urged Nigerians not to lose hope on the team as they hope to come out stronger and better in the knockout stage of the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup currently going on in Poland.

U20WC: We are determined to go beyond round of 16 – Success Makanjuola

Flying Eagles winger Success Makanjuola has urged Nigerians not to lose hope on the team as they hope to come out stronger and better in the knockout stage of the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup currently going on in Poland.
Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba has heaped blame on MRI following the embarrassing outcome in the clash against the Serengeti boys of Tanzania producing 9 goals thriller.

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets focused on Brazil 2019 ticket

Five-time champions Nigeria will guarantee a return to the FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals today if the Golden Eaglets overcome their Angolan counterparts in their second match at the ongoing Africa Under-17 Cup of Nations in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Flying Eagles

Flying Eagles list Ikouwem Utin, Yahaya Nazifi, Effiom Maxwell for U-20 Nations Cup

Team captain Ikouwem Utin and forwards Yahaya Nazifi and Effiom Maxwell are among 21 players listed by Nigeria’s under-20 male team for the Africa Under-20 Cup of Nations in Niger Republic.
Ahmed Musa leads Super Eagles to 2019 AFCON

Super Eagles qualify for 2019 AFCON after holding Bafana Bafana in Johannesburg

The Super Eagles today qualified for next year’s AFCON after they were forced to a 1-1 draw by hosts South Africa in Johannesburg.
Ifedayo Omosuiyi celebrates in Malaysia

Ifedayo Omosuiyi fires first hat-trick in Malaysia to sink ex-club

Ifedayo Omosuiyi has said he could not help it but celebrate his first hat-trick in Malaysia in Melaka United’s 6-1 thrashing of his former club Felda United.
Manu Garba – Nigeria U17 coach

Manu Garba dedicates 5-1 thrashing of Cote d’ Ivoire to Nigerians

Manu Garba, Golden Eaglets’ coach on Friday dedicated the Golden Eaglets’ 5-1 thrashing of Cote d’Ivoire to Nigerians for their support.
Manu Garba – Nigeria U17 coach

Golden Eaglets outclass Cote d’Ivoire 5-1 to revive U17 AFCON hopes alive

The Golden Eaglets revived their hopes to qualify for the U17 AFCON in Tanzania next year after they outclassed Cote d’Ivoire 5-1 in a second group game in Niamey, Niger, today, after they lost their opening game to Burkina Faso.

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