Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Issa Hayatou has revealed that the new host country for the 2015 African Cup of Nations will be announced in the next two to three days. In a live interview with French channel France 24, Hayatou explained that the country replacing Morocco as AFCON hosts will be disclosed in ... Read More
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–Stephen Okechukwu Keshi Is Praying For Good Luck In Point Noire Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi is praying for good luck in Point Noire when they face their Congolese counterparts in a must win Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. The Super Eagles will surely need some luck when they face the Red Devils, knowing that anything ... Read More
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–Ex-international says Nigeria can do it again Former Super Eagles defender Austin Eguavoen has declared that history favours Nigeria to beat the Red Devils of Congo in Saturdayâ€™s 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifier in Point Noire, having beaten them at home prior to the USA â€™94 World Cup. The Gombe United coach who spoke ... Read More
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–Reveals Moses was aware of his non recall Super Eagles Head Coach Steve Keshi has said that his future with the national team is not tied to the outcome of the crucial Africa Cup of nations qualifier against Congo on Saturday. Keshi told the media in Abuja yesterday that the match in Congo will be ... Read More
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By Richard Jideaka, Abuja: Super Eagles skipper Vincent Enyeama says he would not be disappointed if he fails to win the African Footballer of the Year Award but qualify to defend the African Cup of Nations Enyeama who is a nominee for both the CAF and BBC African footballer of the year award told Complete ... Read More
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The Super Eagles are in a â€˜win or stay homeâ€™ situation on Saturday when they face Congo in a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. But even then not just any kind of win might be enough to keep them firmly on course to defending the title they won in South Africa. While a victory ... Read More
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–Eagles goalie faces late fitness test Super Eagles captain and goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama is to undergo a late fitness test ahead of Saturdayâ€™s crucial AFCON qualifier as he is nursing a shoulder injury, officials have disclosed. Super Eagles goalkeeper trainer Ike Shorunmu said Nigeria’s No 1 shot stopper Vincent Enyeama would undergo a late fitness ... Read More
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By Richard Jideaka, Abuja: Returnee Super Eagles striker Ikechukwu Uche has expressed joy at his recall to the national side after about two years absence from the team. Speaking at the Bolton White lodge of the Super Eagles in Abuja,Uche told Complete Sports at the media parley yesterday that he would try not to disappoint ... Read More
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Luis Suarez has revealed how Steven Gerrard stopped him making a huge ‘mistake’ by joining Arsenal. Arsenal made a Â£40m bid – plus a Pound – in order to activate a release clause in his Liverpool contract. But Suarez opted to stay at Anfield after holding crunch talks with captain Gerrard. In his new book ... Read More
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Dolphinsâ€™ General Manager Joe Johnson says the governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amechi, has done well to make sure the players are paid their entitlements. Johnson, speaking on behalf of the team said in his office on Tuesday that their bit is to thank the governor and the people of Rivers State for having sympathy ... Read More
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Congo will only let in 11,000 fans for Saturdayâ€™s crunch AFCON qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria after they received a warning from CAF over crowd incident in a recent game. AfricanFootball.com learnt that there was an emergency meeting at the weekend involving the countryâ€™s minister of sports, the Congolese Football Association and the ... Read More
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Yaya Toure has says it is “difficult to understand” Morocco’s decision to refuse to stage the 2015 African Nations Cup. Earlier this month, the Moroccan authorities announced that they were no longer willing to host the tournament because of fears over the spread of Ebola. They had previously asked for the event to be postponed, ... Read More
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Arsenal star Mesut Ozil has been forced to shell out hugely to settle a lawsuit brought to the German courts by his father Mustafa in the latest crisis rocking the Turkish-born family. Ozil was taken to court by his dad after the Gunners star sacked him as managing director of marketing company Ozil Marketing GmbH ... Read More
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–Super Eagles defender confident of victory against Congo Ahead of Nigeriaâ€™s must win 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Congo this weekend, Godfrey Oboabona has restated his commitment and belief that he and his teammates will succeed and book a ticket to next yearâ€™s tournament. The reigning African champions are currently in an unflattering ... Read More
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–Isa Shofoluwe warns Eagles Former Nigeria international, Isa Shofoluwe has charged the Super Eagles to make the nation proud by putting up a blistering performance this weekend against Congo in the 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifier. The Super Eagles are expected to depart the countryâ€™s shores on Thursday to honour the away match and ... Read More
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Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi is confident that his players will not fail to beat Congo in Saturdayâ€™s African Cup of Nations qualifier in Point Noire. In this interview with JOHNNY EDWARD, he said the players are well focused to ensure Nigeria secure the maximum point on Saturday. Coach how prepared are the Eagles for ... Read More
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–How elusive Nigerian striker found a new lease of life and transformed the Sounders Obafemi Martinsâ€™ second season with the Sounders has been a revelation. Hereâ€™s how the Nigerian striker bonded with his teammates and became a leader on and off the field. Martins, a forward for the Sounders, is a native of Nigeria and ... Read More
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–Falconets star says it was against NCAA rules Nigeriaâ€™s U-20 Womenâ€™s National team star, Courtney Dike, has explained why she rejected bonus payments at the FIFA U-20 Womenâ€™s World Cup finals in Canada. The Oklahoma State University student wrote in a mail: â€œI would like to respond to what I have been reading on the ... Read More
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–National U-23 Eagles coach says Lille star should be voted Former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia has said that Vincent Enyeama deserves to be named BBC African Footballer of the Year, Complete Sports can report. Speaking with Complete Sports, the former Nigeria international posited that following Enyeamaâ€™s contributions to club and country, he should get ... Read More
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