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AFCON qualifiers: Eagles to arrive in Nigeria today – The Punch
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AFCON qualifiers: Eagles to arrive in Nigeria today – The Punch

File copy: Super Eagles players pose for a group picture during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Photo: AFP Sodiq Oyeleke Super Eagles players are expected to arrive  in Nigeria on Monday (today) ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Benin Republic in Uyo. Samuel Kalu and Kenneth Omerou arrived on…

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Euro 2020 qualifiers: England name Maddison, Stones & Oxlade-Chamberlain in squad – BBC Sport
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Euro 2020 qualifiers: England name Maddison, Stones & Oxlade-Chamberlain in squad – BBC Sport

Media playback is not supported on this device Maddison has to fight for his place in England squad – Gareth SouthgateJames Maddison has been named in England’s Euro 2020 qualifiers squad – despite the Leicester midfielder being pictured in a casino after pulling out of the last squad with illness.Defender John Stones, midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain…

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Iraq to host qualifiers elsewhere after protests —FIFA – The Punch
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Iraq to host qualifiers elsewhere after protests —FIFA – The Punch

Iraq has been told to find neutral venues for this month’s home qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asia Cup because of ongoing protests, officials said on Wednesday. Iraq had been due to play the two games in Basra — against Iran on November 14 and Bahrain on November 19 — but the…

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AFCON 2021 Qualifiers: Good News For Rohr Ahead Of Super Eagles Clash Against Benin,… – Soccernet.ng
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AFCON 2021 Qualifiers: Good News For Rohr Ahead Of Super Eagles Clash Against Benin,… – Soccernet.ng

Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has received a huge boost ahead of Nigeria’s AFCON 2021 qualifier against Benin Republic and Lesotho. The German tactician will be able to count on the services of captain, Ahmed Musa after he returned from a three month lay off in Al-Nassr in their 4-0 win over Abha on Saturday.…

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2021 AFCON qualifiers: Rohr recalls Musa, Omeruo, Akpeyi – The Punch
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2021 AFCON qualifiers: Rohr recalls Musa, Omeruo, Akpeyi – The Punch

…places Etebo, Balogun, Olayinka on standby ’Tosin Oluwalowo Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has announced his squad for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Benin Republic and Lesotho. In a press release by the Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday, Ahmed Musa returned to the team after recovering from injury. Also back…

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AFCON Qualifiers: Victor Osimhen Gives An Update On His Latest… – Soccernet.ng
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AFCON Qualifiers: Victor Osimhen Gives An Update On His Latest… – Soccernet.ng

The Nigerian international was taken off in Lille’s win over Bordeaux on Sunday due to an injury, and that created fear he could miss Super Eagles AFCON 2021 qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho. However, Osimhen has allayed such fears, saying he was only taken off as a precaution. The former Royal Charleroi striker disclosed this…

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Cricket W’ Cup Qualifiers: Ireland win hands Nigeria fifth consecutive loss – Vanguard
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Cricket W’ Cup Qualifiers: Ireland win hands Nigeria fifth consecutive loss – Vanguard

Nigerian Cricket teamNigeria lost their fifth consecutive match at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifiers on Saturday in the UAE, losing to Ireland who won by eight wickets. The match played at the Zayhed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi saw Nigeria winning the toss and choosing to bat. ALSO READ: FUEL TRUCK FIRES! Blame security…

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T20 W’ Cup qualifiers: Nigeria lose to UAE – The Punch
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T20 W’ Cup qualifiers: Nigeria lose to UAE – The Punch

The Yellow Greens of Nigeria on Thursday lost for the fourth consecutive time at the Men’s ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers to hosts UAE who won by five wickets. UAE won the toss against Nigeria and opted for their African rivals to bat first at the Tolerance Oval in Abu Dhabi. Nigeria recovered from her…

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T20 World Cup qualifiers: Nigeria lose by 5 wickets to UAE – The Punch
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T20 World Cup qualifiers: Nigeria lose by 5 wickets to UAE – The Punch

Men’s ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers. Web photo The Yellow Greens of Nigeria on Thursday lost for the fourth consecutive time at the Men’s ICC T20 World Cup qualifiers to hosts UAE, who won by five wickets. UAE won the toss against Nigeria and opted for their African rivals to bat first at the Tolerance…

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World T20 qualifiers: Canada conquer Ireland to extend winning run – Gulf News
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World T20 qualifiers: Canada conquer Ireland to extend winning run – Gulf News

Oman’s veteran spinner Aamir Kaleem in action against Nigeria in World T20 qualifier today. Image Credit: ICC Abu Dhabi: Canada extended their unbeaten streak to third consecutive match by conquering Ireland in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier at the Zayed Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. Their 10-run victory has steered them to top slot…

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CHAN 2020 Qualifiers: Nigeria fail to qualify despite home win over Togo – Premium Times
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CHAN 2020 Qualifiers: Nigeria fail to qualify despite home win over Togo – Premium Times

Nigeria secured a 2-0 win over their counterparts from Togo in the second leg of their African Nations Championships (Chan) qualifiers on Saturday at the Agege Stadium, Lagos. Sikiru Alimi got the two goals for the hosts but his effort was still not enough as Nigeria failed in their quest for qualification, losing to the…

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CHAN 2020 Qualifiers: Nigeria invites 20 players for Togo clash – Premium Times
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CHAN 2020 Qualifiers: Nigeria invites 20 players for Togo clash – Premium Times

The head coach of the home-based Super Eagles, Imama Amapakabo, has invited 20 players to take on Togo’s Sparrow Hawks in Saturday’s 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying final leg in Lagos. Super Eagles’ goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, who was denied action during the Brazil friendly, tops the list of invitees. Nasarawa United’s stormy forward Sunusi…

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AFCON QUALIFIERS: Rohr fine-tunes list for Benin, Lesotho – The Nation Newspaper
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AFCON QUALIFIERS: Rohr fine-tunes list for Benin, Lesotho – The Nation Newspaper

By Adeyinka Adedipe Coach Gernot Rohr has said that the squads that played the friendly games against Ukraine and Brazil will be considered for the next month African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin Republic and Lesotho. Speaking with NationSport, Rohr hinted about the likelihood of recalling some of most trusted lieutenants for the upcoming…

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Togo arrive today for CHAN qualifiers – The Punch
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Togo arrive today for CHAN qualifiers – The Punch

Sodiq Oyeleke The Nigeria Football Federation’s Director of Competitions, Mr. Ayobola Oyeyode, made this known on Wednesday.The Sparrow Hawks of Togo will arrive Lagos on Thursday (today) for their second leg 2020 CHAN qualifier against Super Eagles B at the Agege Stadium on Saturday. The Togolese hammered Nigeria 4-1 in the first fixture in Lome.…

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European Qualifiers: Spain leave it late to qualify, while Finland close in on first major finals – Sky Sports
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European Qualifiers: Spain leave it late to qualify, while Finland close in on first major finals – Sky Sports

Spain secure late point against Sweden; Teemu Pukki scores twice as Finland beat Armenia 3-0; Italy beat Liechtenstein 5-0 Last Updated: 16/10/19 9:17am Rodrigo’s late equaliser secured Spain’s place at Euro 2020 Spain left it late in Sweden to secure qualification for Euro 2020, while Finland moved to within one win of qualifying for a…

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