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2019 AFCON: NFF lays out expectations for Super Eagles

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The 1st Vice-President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Seyi Akinwunmi, on Tuesday in Lagos said that the body did not expect the Super Eagles to win the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) at all cost. Akinwunmi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the Glass House football administration would not

AFCON 2019: Fans urge Rohr to consider home based players

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Football fans in Ilorin have called on Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr to consider proven home-based players in his team selection for the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt scheduled for June. The fans told the News Agency of Nigeria in separate interviews on Tuesday that Rohr should consider

Huawei to launch 5G at Africa Cup of Nations

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Huawei set to launch 5G network at AFCON Huawei will roll out 5G phone network for the first time during this summer's Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, Egypt's minister of communications and information technology, Amr Talaat said on April 21. The Chinese firm will introduce the technology at the 74,000-capacity Cairo International

AFCON 2019 : What fans are saying about Super Eagles’ group

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Football fans have reacted to Friday’s African Cup of Nations draw that placed the Super Eagles in what could be described on paper as a favourite group. The fans, according to NAN, counseled the Super Eagles against complacency with the group pairings. Some of them who spoke to NAN in Ilorin,

AFCON: Ex-Super Eagles star advises Rohr to drop Mikel

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Ex-Nigerian footballer and sports administrator, Segun Odegbami, Thursday urged the Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, to drop captain John Obi Mikel from Nigeria’s 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, squad. Mikel Obi is yet to play for Nigeria since the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia but Odegbami wants Rohr not

CAF: Nigerian referees listed among 29 referees for U17 AFCON

For the first time, women referees will hand games of the opposite sex on the continent, debuting at the Total U-17 Africa Cup of Nations, Tanzania 2019. The landmark conclusion was the highlight of the CAF Referees Committee meeting held on 26 February 2019 at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, and

Amuneke says Eagles need creative players to succeed

Super Eagles FIFA Technical Study group member, Emmanuel Amuneke has implored the  Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr to inject more creative players into the midfield ahead of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Seychelles. Amuneke said that the team missed out due to little details. “It was a