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    Sports Super Eagles To Play Second Friendly With Brazil In October – Information Nigeria

    Will Super Eagles avenge the 3-0 loss they suffered in 2003? It’s been over a week since Nigeria took on Ukraine in an international friendly that ended 2-2. While the Super Eagles are still.... Read more via Information Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2LV1wSc Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Super Eagles can build on AFCON 2019 success — Okpara – Vanguard News

    Ahead of the 2021 qualifiers, former Eagles defender Godwin Okpara says continuation is important for the team to excel in future tournaments, but insists the team did not underperform at AFCON 2019. Nigerian players celebrate after winning the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) Third place...
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    Sports Super Eagles To Receive N714m From CAF As Prize Money For 2019 AFCON – Nairaland

    The Super Eagles of Nigeria will get N714m ($2m) from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for participating and coming third at the recently concluded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. Nigeria finished third after beating Tunisia 1-0 in the third-place game to win the bronze...
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    Sports AFCON: See The Huge Amount Super Eagles Will Recieve For Reaching Third-Place – Naijaloaded

    Nigeria’s Super Eagles will receive a $2m (N715m) reward from Confederation of African Football, CAF, for their third place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations that ended on Friday , July 19 in Cairo, Egypt.… read more via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most Visited Music & Entertainment...
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    Sports Match Report: How Algeria sank Senegal for AFCON title – P.M. News

    Baghdad Bounedjah’s early goal propelled Algeria to a first Africa Cup of Nations title in 29 years after a fiery 1-0 victory over Sadio Mane’s Senegal in Friday’s final in Cairo..... read more via P.M. News – https://ift.tt/2O7P7yr Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Odion Ighalo confirms his retirement from international football with Nigeria – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo has confirmed his retirement from international football with Nigeria after winning the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Golden Boot last night. The former Watford attacker finished the tournament with five goals in seven appearances to win the top scorer’s...
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    Sports Rohr Lacks Capacity To Coach Super Eagles – Akpoborie – Leadership Newspaper

    Nigeria’s ex-international, Jonathan Akpoborie has said that Coach Gernot Rohr lacks the capacity to lead the Super Eagles and does not deserve an all-expenses paid refresher training programme in Europe. Following the country’s third-place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, the Nigeria...
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    Sports Odion Ighalo wins 2019 AFCON Golden Boot, See list of top scorers – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Super Eagles of Nigeria striker, Odion Ighalo has won the Africa Cup of Nations Golden Boot award after finishing top of the goal-scorer standings. The Shanghai Shenhua striker finished the tournament with five goals ahead of Riyad Mahrez, Adam Ounas, Cedric Bakambu, and Sadio Mane who all...
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    Sports 22-Year-Old Bennacer Named 2019 AFCON Player Of The Tournament – Nairaland

    Ismael Bennacer has been named the player of the tournament. Ismaël Bennacer is an Algerian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Italian club Empoli and the Algeria national team..... read more via Nairaland – https://ift.tt/2JFluQF Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria beat Senegal to win final – BBC Sport

    Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time as a freak early goal secured a 1-0 win against Senegal in the final in Cairo. Baghdad Bounedjah's shot took a huge deflection off Salif Sane and looped over goalkeeper Alfred Gomes.... read more via BBC Sport – https://ift.tt/2LrVMBl...
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    Sports Nigeria vs Tunisia: Rohr finally reveals why he made Uzoho third-choice goalkeeper – Daily Post Nigeria

    Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has claimed he relegated Francis Uzoho to his third-choice goalkeeper because he did not get enough game time for his club. “We also saw our third-choice goalkeeper today and he did well. “The only problem he had was he … read more via Daily Post...
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    Sports Nigeria vs Tunisia: Fans react as Super Eagles finish in third-place at AFCON 2019 – Daily Post Nigeria

    Nigerians have reacted as Super Eagles defeated Tunisia 1-0 on Wednesday, to win bronze in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations third-place playoff. The Super Eagles missed the chance to play in the final, after they were beaten 2-1 by Algeria, with Riyad Mahrez smashing in the … read more via...
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    Sports Rohr Pose For Picture With His Medal Along With Kanu – Nairaland

    Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr guided Nigeria to a third place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The German tactician was pictured with Ex Super Eagles legend Kanu Nwankwo. Kanu popularly called Papilo is one of the selected ambassador for the Afcon by CAF.... read more via...
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    Sports Ighalo hit with serious knee injury after AFCON third place match with Tunisia – Legit.ng

    Odion Ighalo limped off just before half time during Super Eagles 1-0 win over Tunisia in the AFCON 2019 third place playoffs. The Shanghai Shenhua striker scored the only goal of the game in the third minute to make him top scorer of the competition in the main time..... read more via...
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    Sports Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo ends Afcon with hamstring – TODAY.NG

    Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo ends the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in frustration after picking up a hamstring during the third place match against Tunisia despite scoring the winning goal. The 30-year-old, who currently plays for Chinese Super League (CSL) side, Shanghai Shenhua...
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    Sports Akpeyi: I won’t be playing against Tunisia — here’s why – TheCable

    Daniel Akpeyi has disclosed to TheCable that he won’t be starting the third-place match against Tunisia at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday. Akpeyi also revealed that Francis Uzoho will man the goal post in the winner takes all clash against the Carthage Eagles at the El … read...
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    Sports Afcon 2019: History on Nigeria’s side ahead of third-place fixture against Tunisia – Goal.com

    After bowing to Algeria in the semi-final, the Super Eagles will be looking to end their campaign in Egypt on a high note on Wednesday Tunisia and Nigeria will lock horns again in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations third/fourth-place playoff fixture at the Al Salam Stadium on Wednesday. The …...
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    Sports AFCON 2019: Super Eagles set to do battle with Tunisia in third place playoffs – Legit.ng

    Nigeria and Tunisia will square off play in the third placed match of AFCON 2019 as both teams play their final game of the tournament. The Super Eagles were denied going into extra time by a 94th minute winner by Riyad Mahrez which dented their hopes of winning a fourth AFCON title... read...
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    Sports Alex Iwobi Says Super Eagles Will Fight To Finish Third In AFCON 2019 – Naijaloaded

    Super Eagles playmaker, Alex Iwobi, has said that Gernot Rohr’s men will try hard to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, third-place bronze match against Tunisia. The 23-year-old Arsenal star believes the game against Tunisia will give the Super … read more via Naijaloaded |...
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    Sports Cameroon Sack Manager Seedorf After AFCON 2019 Exit – Naijaloaded

    Former Netherlands midfielder Clarence Seedorf has been sacked as Cameroon coach after the side failed to defend their Africa Cup of Nations title. The former Real Madrid player, 43, had been in charge for under a year. His assistant Patrick Kluivert, … read more via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s...
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