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AFCON EGUAVOEN GRATEFUL TO ROHR FOR SUPER EAGLES GREAT PERFORMANCE AT AFCON

AFCON EGUAVOEN GRATEFUL TO ROHR FOR SUPER EAGLES GREAT PERFORMANCE AT AFCON

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Nigeria progressed to the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) knockout stage with the best performance winning all the group stage games to finish top of their group with all the 9 points. For this, Super Eagles Interim Coach, Augustine Eguavoen, believes it unfair not to give credit to former coach, Gernot Rohr, for the team’s achievement in Cameroon. Also Read : AFCON2021 : SUPER EAGLES FINISH TOP OF GROUP D AFTER WIN OVER GUINEA-BISSAU Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) sacked Rohr for poor performance just before the commencement of the Africa Cup of Nations. Also Read : NFF CONSIDERS APPOINTING EGUAVOEN AS SUPER EAGLES HEAD COACH “I have been expecting this question. There is no way you won’t give credit to Gernot Rohr for the performance of the Super Eagles in this tou...
UNCATEGORISED IVORY COAST VS ALGERIA CONFIRMED STARTING XI

UNCATEGORISED IVORY COAST VS ALGERIA CONFIRMED STARTING XI

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Africa Cup of Nations defending champion, Algeria faces a Herculean task to retain the title when they face off against Ivory Coast in the last Group E game today.   The Dessert Foxes who have been tipped to go far in the AFCON having won the FIFA Arab Cup found themselves in a dicey situation to qualify for the Round of 16 having failed to win any game.   Djamel Belmadi’s team led by Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez and other stars in the team must win against Ivory Coast who currently top the group today when both side files out at the Japoma Stadium, Douala.   All the teams in Group E have a chance of reaching the knockout stage depending on the outcome of today’s game.   A goalless draw with Sierra Leone was followed by a heartbreaking 1-0 defeat to Equator...
AFCON CAMEROON 2021 E.GUINEA END SIERRA LEONE’S AFCON JOURNEY TO SAIL THROUGH

AFCON CAMEROON 2021 E.GUINEA END SIERRA LEONE’S AFCON JOURNEY TO SAIL THROUGH

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Equatorial Guinea beat 10-man Sierra Leone 1-0 to sail through to the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) knockout stages from Group E on Thursday evening. Pablo Ganet Comitre scored in the 38th minute, latching onto a cutback from the right corner before drilling the ball past a forest of defenders that unsighted the otherwise impressive goalkeeper Mohamed Kamara for Sierra Leone. Late in the game, Sierra Leone had a chance to salvage a point from the proceedings. However, Equatorial Guinea goalkeeper Jesus Owona stood up to be counted as he leapt to punch out Alhaji Kamara’s penalty. Equatorial Guinea had given away the penalty after fouling a player for Sierra Leone. That save proved decisive as Equatorial Guinea sneaked through to the knockout phase alongside Ivory Coast who...
AFCON NFF CONSIDERS APPOINTING EGUAVOEN AS SUPER EAGLES HEAD COACH

AFCON NFF CONSIDERS APPOINTING EGUAVOEN AS SUPER EAGLES HEAD COACH

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The Nigeria Football Federation NFF is considering terminating the contract of Portuguese coach, Jose Peseiro as the Super Eagles head coach and hand Augustine Eguavoen a permanent contract. Eguavoen was appointed to take over in interim capacity following the sacking of Gernot Rohr before the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Read Also:E.Guinea end Sierra Leone’s AFCON journey to sail through The NFF went ahead to appoint Peseiro as head coach, but asked Eguavoen to take charge of the Super Eagles an interim capacity as the Portuguese would take over from him after the AFCON. However, following the performance of the team under the tutelage of Eguavoen, the NFF is considering reneging the contract of Peseiro. NFF Considers Appointing Eguavoen As Super Eagles Head Coach ...
AFCON ALGERIA BOWS OUT OF AFCON AFTER LOSS TO ELEPHANTS

AFCON ALGERIA BOWS OUT OF AFCON AFTER LOSS TO ELEPHANTS

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Defending champions Algeria hope of retaining the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon was dashed as they exited the tournament without winning a single game in their Group. The Dessert Foxes were tipped as favourite to top Group E which also has Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea and Sierra Leone. They were held to a goalless draw by Sierra Leone in the opening game before losing 1-0 Equatorial Guinea in the second game. Algeria needed a victory against the Ivorian in their last game to stand the chance of reaching the knockout stage but was stunned by the Ivorian. Armed with four points already from two games, the Elephants of Ivory Coast took control of the game at the Stade Japoma and in the 22nd minute Frank Kessie got the opener. Read Also:Ivory Coast Vs Algeria Confirmed Sta...
AFCON MOHAMED ABDELMONEM HELPED EGYPT ADVANCE TO ROUND OF 16 WITH 1-0 OVER SUDAN

AFCON MOHAMED ABDELMONEM HELPED EGYPT ADVANCE TO ROUND OF 16 WITH 1-0 OVER SUDAN

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Egypt advanced to the knockout stages of 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after a narrow victory over Sudan. Also Read : EGYPT VS SUDAN : TEAM NEWS AND CONFIRMED STARTING XI The Pharaohs took the lead through Mohamed Abdelmonem who broke the deadlock following a superb corner into the net. The Pharaoh dominated the whole meeting going into the break one up while the mark will not change till the final whistle Egypt stand second in the group while Nigeria behind Nigeria who beat Guinea-Bissau 2-0. Mohamed Abdelmonem Helped Egypt Advance To Round Of 16 With 1-0 Over Sudan (africatopsports.com)
AFCON AFCON2021:SUPER EAGLES FINISH TOP OF GROUP D AFTER WIN OVER GUINEA-BISSAU

AFCON AFCON2021:SUPER EAGLES FINISH TOP OF GROUP D AFTER WIN OVER GUINEA-BISSAU

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The Super Eagles defeated Guinea-Bissau 2-0 in their last Group D game and finished at top of the group scoring six goals and committing just one. Austin Eguavoen made eight changes to the squad that defeated Egypt and Sudan in the previous group games. He played Kelechi Iheanacho as a supportive midfielder while Umar Sadiq was allowed to lead the attack with Alex Iwobi and Chidera Ejuke operating from the flanks. Read Also:AFCON: Nigeria Vs Sudan Confirms Starting XI Nigeria dominated the game pushing their opponent, Guinea-Bissau to their very own goal. The first chance of the game fell on the Super Eagles when Semi Ajayi could not deal appropriately with a curled free-kick from Nwakali. Also, Sadiq missed a clear-cut chance after he was played through by Iheanacho but fa...
AFCON SAMUEL ETO’O BLASTS ALGERIA, IVORY COAST OVER JAPOMA STADIUM’S PITCH STATE

AFCON SAMUEL ETO’O BLASTS ALGERIA, IVORY COAST OVER JAPOMA STADIUM’S PITCH STATE

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Fecafoot president Samuel Eto’o issued a strong response to Algeria and Ivory Coast complaints over the state of Japoma Stadium’s pitch were both teams will face off tomorrow saying Cameroon will not give gifts to anyone. Both Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi and Ivory Coast coach Patrice Beaumelle complaint about the poor pitch of the Japoma Stadium which will host their decisive clash on Thursday (16:00 GMT). The Elephants need just a draw to make sure they are qualified to the round of 16 without waiting to be rescued among the best third of the groups. Fennecs on the other hand are compelled to win at all costs as they are currently bottom of Group E with one point. Ahead of the game, both coaches pledged for the game to be remove to another stadium where the lawn will be more ...
AFCON ALEXANDER DJIKU BREAKS SILENCE AND APOLOGIZES TO GHANAIANS AFTER BLACK STARS’ AFCON 2021 EXIT

AFCON ALEXANDER DJIKU BREAKS SILENCE AND APOLOGIZES TO GHANAIANS AFTER BLACK STARS’ AFCON 2021 EXIT

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Racing Club Strasbourg centre-back Alexander Djiku who was one of the rare satisfactions in Black Stars awful AFCON 2021 campaign in Cameroon, sent apology to Ghanaians after their elimination from the group stage. The 27-year old who only made his Ghana debut in October 2020 during a friendly game against Mali (0-3 loss) appears to be one of the key players among the Black Stars now. The former Bastia defender formed a strong partnership with Daniel Amartey in the heart of the defence and always performed with serious. And Djiku scored his first Ghana goal in Black Stars last game in AFCON 2021 against Comoros which ended in a 2-3 loss. Read more : Jordan Ayew reveals reason behind Black Stars’ disastrous AFCON 2021 campaign A day after the shock, the France-born defender t...
AFCON AFCON 2021: EGUAVOEN MAKES EIGHT CHANGES AHEAD GUINEA-BISSAU GAME

AFCON AFCON 2021: EGUAVOEN MAKES EIGHT CHANGES AHEAD GUINEA-BISSAU GAME

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Super Eagles interim head coach Austine Eguavoen has decided to hand other players a starting berth ahead of the last Group D game against Guinea-Bissau. Eguavoen who stuck to his first starting team in the second game against Sudan, made eight changes to the squad that defeated Sudan 3-1 last week with Almeria forward, Sadiq Umar preffered upfront today. Russia 2018 World Cup goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho will be making his first competition appearance ahead of Daniel Akpeyi. Read Also: Super Eagles Squad Strengthened As Key Defender Returned To Training Semi Ajayi will be making his first start in the defence at the Africa Cup of Nations alongside William Troost-Ekong in central defence. Tyronne Ebuehi and Jamilu Collins will play operate from the wing back. Wilfred Ndidi k...