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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.
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.
Gernot Rohr

Afcon: Madagascar will be difficult to beat – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr anticipates a tough battle against debutants Madagascar in Sunday’s Group B clash at the Alexandria Stadium.
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.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has identified goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, as the player that impressed him in Super Eagles’ 1-0 win over Burundi at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, on Saturday.

Gernot Rohr: Odion Ighalo will start for Super Eagles against Guinea

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has confirmed that Odion Ighalo will start for the team in today’s (Wednesday ) Group B clash against Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium.
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.

Afcon: Shehu Abdullahi out of Nigeria vs Guinea clash with injury

Shehu Abdullahi will miss Nigeria’s Group B clash against the Syli Nationale of Guinea on Wednesday at the Alexandria Stadium due to an hamstring injury.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has identified goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, as the player that impressed him in Super Eagles’ 1-0 win over Burundi at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, on Saturday.

Afcon: Super Eagles not an easy opponent – Burundi striker

Burundi striker Abdul Razak has admitted that his side played against a tough opposition during Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations group B opening game against the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the Alexandria stadium in Egypt.
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.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has identified goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, as the player that impressed him in Super Eagles’ 1-0 win over Burundi at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, on Saturday.

Afcon: Analysts laud Super Eagles victory, optimistic of team’s progress

Football analysts and fans in Osun have lauded the victory of the Super Eagles’ win over Burundi at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
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.
Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel did not mince words in a post-match interview after the team managed to scrap a lone goal victory over Burundi on Saturday.

Mikel Obi: Super Eagles lucky to beat determined Burundi

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has heaped plaudits on Burundi players for their battling display in Saturday’s Group B clash at the Alexandria Stadium.
Burundi captain Saido Berahino has warned Nigeria to expect a tough challenge when they face off in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) opening game.

Saido Berahino: Burundi won’t be a walk in the park for Nigeria

Burundi captain Saido Berahino has warned Nigeria to expect a tough challenge when they face off in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) opening game.
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: President Buhari charges Super Eagles ahead of Burundi game

The Burundian Swallows are in for trouble with Nigeria’s Super Eagles today as they meet in Alexandria in the first match of Group B in the African Cup of Nations.
Burundi forward Selemani Yamini Ndikumana has been sent home by the Swallows’ officials hours to the side’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations first Group B fixture against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

Burundi send striker home over undisciplined act hours before Super Eagles clash

Burundi forward Selemani Yamini Ndikumana has been sent home by the Swallows’ officials hours to the side’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations first Group B fixture against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
Samuel Kalu (right) and Jamilu Collins celebrate Eagles goal in Uyo PIX KABIRU ABUBAKAR

AFCON: Samuel Kalu in stable condition after heart attack

Super Eagles’ winger Samuel Kalu is in stable condition in an undisclosed hospital after suffering a heart attack while training with the Nigerian squad yesterday.
[FILES] Nigeria’s midfielder John Obi Mikel controls the ball during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Argentina at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on June 26, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - OLGA MALTSEVA -

Mikel Obi: I may quit Super Eagles after AFCON

Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, has hinted that he will call time on his international career after the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Nigeria defender Leon Balogun stated that they will not underestimate the quality of teams in their Afcon group.

Leon Balogun: Nigeria will not underrate any team at Afcon

Nigeria defender Leon Balogun stated that they will not underestimate the quality of teams in their Afcon group.

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