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Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

U23 Eagles out of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Nigeria will not be one of Africa’s representatives at the 2020 Olympic Games after crashing out of the ongoing U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Cup holders, the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria, were knocked out of the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations following a 0-0 draw with South Africa at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo on Friday night.

Olympic Eagles draw with South Africa, out of U-23 AFCON, Tokyo Olympics

Cup holders, the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria, were knocked out of the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations following a 0-0 draw with South Africa at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo on Friday night.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

U-23 AFCON: Olympic Eagles lose 1-0 to Cote d’Ivoire in first game

Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.
Olympic Eagles have departed Abuja on Thursday for next month’s U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. 7

U23 AFCON: Imama Amapakabo picks Kelechi Nwakali, Taiwo Awoniyi, 19 others

Head Coach Imama Amapakabo has named team captain Azubuike Okechukwu, defenders Anthony Izuchukwu, Sincere Seth and Olisah Ndah, midfielders Kelechi Nwakali, Muyiwa Olabiran and Ndifreke Effiong, and forwards Taiwo Awoniyi and Orji Okwonkwo in his final list of 21 players to defend the U23 Africa Cup of Nations title in Egypt next month.
Montreal Impact striking sensation Orji Okwonkwo is eagerly being expected at the national U-23 camp in Abuja as the Olympic Eagles brace up for the forthcoming Total U-23 Africa Cup of nations to be hosted by Egypt between November 8 and 22.

Montreal Impact’s Orji Okwonkwo hits U-23 Eagles camp

Montreal Impact striking sensation Orji Okwonkwo is eagerly being expected at the national U-23 camp in Abuja as the Olympic Eagles brace up for the forthcoming Total U-23 Africa Cup of nations to be hosted by Egypt between November 8 and 22.
U 23 Eagles have secured a place in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ticket slated for Egypt in November after thrashing Sudan 5-0 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium on Tuesday evening.

Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles qualify for U-23 AFCON in Egypt

Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles defeated Sudan 5-0 yesterday to qualify to defend their Africa Under-23 Nations Cup title in Egypt next November.
U 23 Eagles have secured a place in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ticket slated for Egypt in November after thrashing Sudan 5-0 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium on Tuesday evening.

U23 AFCON: Olympic Eagles secured ticket after Sudan thrashing

U23 Eagles have secured a place in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ticket slated for Egypt in November after thrashing Sudan 5-0 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium on Tuesday evening.

U-23 AFCON: Eagles lose 1-0 to Sudan in Omdurman

Nigeria’s U-23 Eagles lost 1-0 to Sudan in the first leg of their Africa U-23 Cup of Nations, final round, qualifying fixture at the Al Merreikh Stadium, Omdurman on Thursday night.

Imama Amapakabo picks Azubuike Okechukwu, Stephen Odey, 16 others for Sudan tie

Head Coach Imama Amapakabo has picked team captain Azubuike Okechukwu, forwards Stephen Odey and Taiwo Awoniyi and 15 other players for Thursday’s U23 AFCON final-round qualifying, first leg battle against Sudan in Omdurman.

Sunday Faleye: I will be fully fit in two weeks

Sunday Faleye has said he hopes to fully recover from a dislocated elbow he suffered at the recent CHAN in Morocco by a fortnight.

President Buhari to host CHAN Super Eagles on March 7

The long awaited presidential reception for members of the home-based Super Eagles who won the Silver Medal at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco will now hold tomorrow (Wednesday) at the State House, Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Super Eagles star Sunday Faleye set to join Austria Wien

Home-based Super Eagles forward Sunday Faleye is close to securing a move to Austrian Bundesliga club Austrian Wien.

CHAN: Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf blames final defeat on injuries to key players

Nigeria coach Salisu Yusuf reflected on his side’s 4-0 defeat to Morocco in the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) final at the Stade Mohamed V in Casablanca on Sunday.

CHAN: My Super Eagles successful, title or not – Salisu Yusuf

Home-based Super Eagles head coach Salisu Yusuf has revealed ahead of Sunday’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) final that regardless of the outcome of the final he is pleased with his team’s performance.

Factfiles of CHAN finalists Morocco, Nigeria

Factfiles of African Nations Championship (CHAN) finalists Morocco and Nigeria, who meet Sunday in Casablanca (1900 GMT)

Super Eagles face stern test against hosts Morocco for first-ever CHAN title

Either of hosts Morocco or rivals Nigeria can be crowned champions of the 2018 Championship of African Nations (CHAN) at the end of hostilities on Sunday in Casablanca.

CHAN: Stephen Eze, Dayo Ojo miss Super Eagles training

The long injury list of the CHAN Eagles leading up to Sunday’s final against hosts Morocco may grow after defender Stephen Eze and midfielder Dayo Ojo stayed out of today’s training in Marrekesh.

Injured Ikechukwu Ezenwa out of CHAN final against Morocco

Injured captain and goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has been ruled out of Sunday’s CHAN final against Morocco in Casablanca.

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EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

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