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Nigeria: Super Eagles Will Top African Football Soon – Mahrez – AllAfrica.com
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Nigeria: Super Eagles Will Top African Football Soon – Mahrez – AllAfrica.com

Photo: CAF Nigeria beats Tunisia to win bronze. By Emmanuel OkogbaAlgeria star, Riyad Mahrez, has said the Super Eagles will be up there with Africa’s best in two years if the core of the team is kept together. Mahrez, speaking with SportingLife, called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and other football stakeholders, to continue…

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Afcon 2019: Nigeria had superior possession against the best team Algeria – Rohr – Goal.com
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Afcon 2019: Nigeria had superior possession against the best team Algeria – Rohr – Goal.com

The Super Eagles’ dream was shattered with a defeat to ‎Djamel Belmadi’s men, but the German believes his side can hold their heads high 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.Odion Ighalo’s penalty cancelled out William…

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Nigeria can learn from mistakes – Iwobi – FourFourTwo
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Nigeria can learn from mistakes – Iwobi – FourFourTwo

Alex Iwobi believes Nigeria can learn from the heartbreak of their Africa Cup of Nations semi-final defeat to go on and secure third place in the tournament. The Super Eagles were beaten 2-1 by Algeria when Manchester City midfielder Riyad Mahrez scored a free-kick deep into stoppage time. With hopes of a third Africa Cup…

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Tunisia vs Nigeria (LIVE UPDATES): Super Eagles fight for bronze – Premium Times
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Tunisia vs Nigeria (LIVE UPDATES): Super Eagles fight for bronze – Premium Times

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will on Wednesday night try to ensure they get a medal from the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. Coach Gernot Rohr’s men are set for a crunch battle against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia tonight in Cairo. Tunisia lost to Senegal 0-1 after extra-time, while Nigeria conceded a last-minute goal to fall…

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AFCON 2019: Nigeria beats Tunisia to third-place in ‘Battle of The Eagles’ – Africanews English
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AFCON 2019: Nigeria beats Tunisia to third-place in ‘Battle of The Eagles’ – Africanews English

After twelve days of group stage action and two days of rest, the journey to African Cup of Nations, AFCON, glory resumes today in the land of the pyramids, Egypt. The group stages coughed up lots of incidents from the goals, the misses, the blunders and the tactics. Not to forget the fans in the…

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UPDATED: Nigeria defeat Tunisia to emerge third in AFCON 2019 – Premium Times
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UPDATED: Nigeria defeat Tunisia to emerge third in AFCON 2019 – Premium Times

Odion Ighalo scored the fastest goal so far in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations as the Super Eagles beat Tunisia 1-0 on Wednesday night to win the Bronze medal at this year’s tournament. After Sunday’s semi-final losses, Tunisia and Nigeria wanted the bronze medal. But it was Gernot Rohr’s side that prevailed in the…

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Tunisia vs Nigeria goals: Ighalo scores first – The South African
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Tunisia vs Nigeria goals: Ighalo scores first – The South African

Both the Super Eagles and the Carthage Eagles each came into this match off the back of narrow semi-final defeats. Tunisia went down 1-0 to Senegal in extra time while Nigeria were knocked out by a late Riyad Mahrez free-kick in a 2-1 defeat to Algeria.Gernot Rohr’s men came out of the blocks flying in…

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Afcon 2019: How Nigeria is anticipating their third-place match against Tunisia – Goal.com
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Afcon 2019: How Nigeria is anticipating their third-place match against Tunisia – Goal.com

The Super Eagles will clash against Carthage Eagles in the battle for bronze in the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Wednesday night Nigeria are the best nation at picking up third-place medals in Afcon history. On one hand this record makes them confident against Tunisia, but on the other hand, they won’t view victory…

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Rohr to stay as Nigeria coach despite Afcon disappointment – Goal.com
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Rohr to stay as Nigeria coach despite Afcon disappointment – Goal.com

The Super Eagles failed in their bid to win a fourth African title after defeat to Algeria, but the NFF have decided to stick by the manager Gernot Rohr will remain on as Nigeria head coach, despite the country’s Africa Cup of Nations disappointment in Egypt.The Super Eagles’ hopes of a fourth African title faded into…

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AFCON 2019: Nigeria, Tunisia set to battle for bronze – Premium Times
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AFCON 2019: Nigeria, Tunisia set to battle for bronze – Premium Times

The third-place match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) pitches Nigeria’s Super Eagles against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia. Having suffered heartbreaks in their semi-final matches against Algeria and Senegal respectively, Nigeria and Tunisia are keen to bow out on a high by winning Wednesday’s bronze medal contest. The records Going by the…

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AFCON 2019: Why Nigeria’s 2-1 loss to Algeria was ‘not a shame’ – Rohr – Daily Post Nigeria
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AFCON 2019: Why Nigeria’s 2-1 loss to Algeria was ‘not a shame’ – Rohr – Daily Post Nigeria

Head coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has insisted that his side’s 2-1 defeat to Algeria at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, semi-final on Sunday, was not a shame. The German tactician explained that the statistics after the encounter were even better for the Super Eagles than the Desert Foxes. He noted…

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Tunisia vs Nigeria: Prediction, head-to-head, scores, time and TV stream – The South African
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Tunisia vs Nigeria: Prediction, head-to-head, scores, time and TV stream – The South African

The third-place playoff at any tournament doesn’t exactly capture the imagination. Even if a team like Nigeria is playing in it. But the Super Eagles and Tunisia will square off in the spot for bronze at the continental showpiece and both sides will take whatever consolation they can get from it.For Nigeria’s coach Gernot Rohr,…

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Former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia’s mother kidnapped in Bayelsa – Goal.com
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Former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia’s mother kidnapped in Bayelsa – Goal.com

The mother of the former Super Eagles tactician was whisked away by unknown gunmen in the early hours of Monday The mother of former Nigeria international and coach  Ogere Siasia has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in the Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. The Nation reported that Mrs. Siaisa was abducted around 2am after…

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Afcon 2019: Nigeria will respond to Algeria setback, says Moses Simon – Goal.com
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Afcon 2019: Nigeria will respond to Algeria setback, says Moses Simon – Goal.com

After the three-time African champions were defeated in Afcon sem-final, the forward has backed his side to respond Moses Simon believes Nigeria will recover from their 2-1 defeat to Algeria ahead of Wednesday’s third place game.Gernot Rohr’s men had started the Algeria game on the wrong foot after William Troost-Ekong’s own goal. Late on Riyad…

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Nigeria Gave Us Nightmare, Says Mahrez – AllAfrica.com
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Nigeria Gave Us Nightmare, Says Mahrez – AllAfrica.com

By Femi SolajaCairo — Match winner and Total Man of the Match, Riyad Karim Mahrez, yesterday gave an emotional judgment on the Nigerian team whom he said played beyond their expectation. The captain of the team said he was delighted to have scored the winning goal that took Algeria to the final of the tournament…

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