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Super Eagles Lead Clash of Africa’s Titans

South Africa is no great shakes in African football but their African Nations Cup (Afcon) qualifier against Nigeria at the Uyo stadium on Sunday has been rated the biggest footballing clash of the tournament this year, with much more than football at stake. It is a clash with major historical undertones; both nations are vying for economic and political domination ...

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Baxter Stirs Eagles Nest Ahead Eagles , Bafana Clash

…Captains War Rages Rival captains Ogenyi Onazi of Nigeria and Thulani Hlatshwayo of South Africa have set a fiery tone for their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier this weekend. The Group E showdown in Uyo offers the South Africans another chance to beat their fierce rivals for the first time in an official match after six losses and ...

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Saudis Refuse Minute Silence In Honour Of London Terror Attack

Saudi Arabia did not take part in the minute’s silence for victims of the London terror attack prior to their match against Australia because it was “not in keeping with Saudi culture”. Australia defeated the Saudis 3-2 in a thrilling World Cup qualifying match in Adelaide on Thursday. But there was confusion before kick-off when a silence to honour the ...

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Expect A Tough Duel Against South Africa, Rohr Tells Eagles

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players not to be complacent when they take on South Africa on Saturday, June 10 in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. Speaking at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium after his team’s training session, Rohr stressed the South Africans will prove a point against the Eagles, giving the fact that they ...

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Lawal Wants Early Goals Against Bafana Bafana

Former international, Garba Lawal has charged the Super Eagles to go for early goals when they go up against arch-rivals, the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Saturday’s 2019 AFCON qualifier in Uyo. Although the Eagles are highly favored to come out victorious, the former Roda JC of Holland star said they must not take anything for granted. He said ...

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Onazi Set To Captain Eagles Against Bafana

Turkey based midfielder, Eddy Ogenyi Onazi, is likely be the captain of the Super Eagles when the team take on Bafana Bafana in Saturday’s crunch Nations Cup qualifier at the Nest of Champions, or Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo.. Before now, Elderson Echejile, has held the forte for the team as most players in the national team were trying ...

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Cocky Bafana Arrive For Eagles Game

 …Insist Nothing But Victory The South African national team arrived Nigeria on Wednesday evening and they are schedule to travel to Uyo, the Akwa Ibo state capital on Thursday morning. The team were friendly on arrival and one of their officials declared that they also want to be professional and hence their attitude at the airport, which many officials described ...

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Ronaldo Revealed As FIFA 18 global Cover Star As Release Date Is confirmed

EA Sports have revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo will be their global cover star for FIFA 18, which will be released on September 29. The Real Madrid star capped off another superb season by scoring twice in the Champions League final against Juventus, cementing his status as the early favourite for this year’s Ballon d’Or. And Ronaldo has landed one major ...

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Bafana Bafana New Skipper Threatens Eagles

 New Bafana Bafana Captain, Thulani Hiatshwayo, alais Tyson, says Nigeria is a very beatable team in Saturday’s AFCON Qualifier at the Nest of Champions in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state With players like Lebogang Manyama (right knee), Andile Jali (right groin), Tokelo Rantie (right toe bone contusion and right knee), Tiyani Mabunda (ankle sprain), Aubrey Ngoma (groin), Rivaldo Coetzee (hamstring) and ...

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Benin Bubbles For First Stephen Keshi Memorial Lecture

 One year after football sage, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi passed on , the umbrella body of professional footballers in the country gathered in Keshi’s preferred homestead in Benin City for the inaugural, Stephen Keshi Memorial Lecture. Keshi, who remains the only Nigerian to have won the Nations Cup trophy as captain and Coach, was being honoured by a very united professional ...

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