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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.
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.

Afcon: Nigeria had superior possession against the best team Algeria – Gernot Rohr

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.
Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo has warned South Africa not to expect the same Nigeria performance as the qualifiers when they clash in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Wednesday.

Afcon: Super Eagles unlucky in defeat to Algeria – Odion Ighalo

Odion Ighalo believes the Super Eagles were unlucky to lose their semifinal clash at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt to the Desert Foxes of Algeria.
Ahmed Musa of Nigeria during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, Semifinals match between Algeria and Nigeria at Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Afcon: Ahmed Musa wants Super Eagles to end campaign on high by winning third-place

Super Eagles winger Ahmed Musa says the team must move on quickly from their disappointing AFCON 2019 semifinal loss to Algeria and end the competition on a high by winning their third-place (bronze medal) match against Tunisia on Wednesday.
William Paul Ekong of Nigeria (l) reacts in disappointment after scoring an own goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Semifinal football match between Algeria and Nigeria at the Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019

Odion Ighalo: Super Eagles unlucky, sorry for the loss to Algeria

Odion Ighalo says the Super Eagles were unlucky to lose their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semifinal match to the Desert Foxes of Algeria, and appeals to Nigeria fans for forgiveness.
Algerian captain Riyad Mahrez believes his side used their chances well to floor Guinea in the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday night.

Riyad Mahrez: Super Eagles made things difficult for us

Algeria captain Riyad Mahrez has admitted that the Super Eagles made things difficult for his team in their 2-1 AFCON 2019 semifinal win at the Cairo International Stadium on Sunday.
Djamel Benlamri and Aissa Mandi of Algeria celebrates teammates goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, Semifinals match between Algeria and Nigeria at Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Afcon: Why Super Eagles lost semi-finals tie to Algeria

A last-gasp goal from Riyad Mahrez helped Algeria qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final match after defeating Nigeria 2-1 at Cairo International Stadium on Sunday night.
Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has praised his side’s attitude and mental strength in their 2-1 victory over Nigeria in the semi-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.

Afcon: Algeria coach lauds team’s attitude, mental strength against Nigeria

Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has praised his side’s attitude and mental strength in their 2-1 victory over Nigeria in the semi-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.
Former Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo believes Kenneth Omeruo has the experience and quality to lead the country to glory at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Afcon: Kennth Omeruo has everything to lead Nigeria to glory – Joseph Yobo

Former Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo believes Kenneth Omeruo has the experience and quality to lead the country to glory at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
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William Troost-Ekong: Super Eagles do not fear Algeria

Super Eagles defender William Troost Ekong has expressed that the Nigerian team has the utmost respect for the Fennecs of Algeria who is their semi-final opponents at the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) previews the crunchy tie between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and North African giants Algeria.

Afcon: Can Super Eagles soar above high-flying Algeria?

As the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) reaches its semi-finals stage, there are already upsets and slip ups.
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).

South Africans hail Samuel Chukwueze, Wilfred Ndidi

South Africans on Thursday hailed Nigeria’s Samuel Chukwueze and Winfred Ndidi for their outstanding performances in their 2-1 quarter-final triumph over Bafana Bafana at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
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).

Afcon: First goal for Nigeria excites 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: 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.
Udinese defender William-Troost Ekong has hailed the Super Eagles following their 2-1 victory over South Africa in the quarter-final of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON).

Afcon: Super Eagles’ unpredictable approach made the difference – Gbenga Elegbeleye

Gbenga Elegbeleye, former Director-General, National Sports Commission, says the Super Eagles overcame their opponents at the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) because their opponents find it difficult to read the Super Eagles’ game.
Samuel Chukwueze celebrates goal with William Paul Ekong Peter Etebo of Nigeria during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, quarterfinals match between Nigeria and South Africa at Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 10 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

Afcon: South Africa played better than Nigeria – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr says the Super Eagles were lucky to have defeated the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Wednesday’s quarter final match, stressing that the latter played better.
Udinese defender William-Troost Ekong has hailed the Super Eagles following their 2-1 victory over South Africa in the quarter-final of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON).

William-Troost Ekong: I’m proud of the Super Eagles

Udinese defender William-Troost Ekong has hailed the Super Eagles following their 2-1 victory over South Africa in the quarter-final of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON).

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