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AFCON Qualifier: We are in SA for three points — Musa

AFCON Qualifier: We are in SA for three points — Musa

NAN The Stand-in Captain of the Super Eagles, Ahmed Musa, on Friday said that the Nigerian national team would not play for a draw in South Africa. The Super Eagles are scheduled to play the second leg of Group E top-of-the-table clash with South Africa at the FNB Stadium on Saturday. Musa, in a statement […]
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Musa gets special role against Bafana

Musa gets special role against Bafana

Al-Nassr of Saudi Arabia attacker, Ahmed Musa is set to get a key role upfront,with the Super Eagles against South Africa, as Nigeria’s Coach, Gernot Rohr plans to deploy the stand-in captain as a ‘roving striker.’ In contrast with initial reports that Musa would be lined out as Nigeria’s‘arrow head’ for tomorrow’s game at FNB […]
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Akpeyi reveals South Africa’s weakness

Akpeyi reveals South Africa’s weakness

Chippa United goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi has identified one major weakness in the Bafana Bafana squad,that the Super Eagles should try to exploit, when both teams face off. The 32-year-old believed his experience in South Africa would be brought to bear if he’s chosen to be in goal ahead of his two rivals, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and […]
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We’re hungry, ready to stun South Africa –Ekong

We’re hungry, ready to stun South Africa –Ekong

Udinese defender, William Ekong said the Super Eagles are hungry for glory and the new players in the team are capable of surprising hosts, South Africa tomorrow. The South Africans stunned Nigeria 2-0 in Uyo on June 10,2017.“This match is a new challenge for us, we are highly motivated,though it will be difficult playing away […]
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Chukwueze gets Mikel’s No 10 jersey

Chukwueze gets Mikel’s No 10 jersey

Newly invited Super Eagles forward, Samuel Chukwueze will likely puton the number 10 jersey for Nigeria if he make his debut for Nigeria against South Africa tomorrow. The number 10 shirt of the Super Eagles is vacant in the absence of captain John Obi Mikel and Chukwueze had been handed the number as seen during […]
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Baxter plots against Iwobi

Baxter plots against Iwobi

A plan on how to stop Super Eagles midfield power house, Alex Iwobi by South Africa, when they play against Nigeria tomorrow has been revealed by coach of the South African team, Stuart Baxter. Iwobi stepped up into the playmaker role for Nigeria, with some measure of success in both AFCON 2019 qualifiers against Libya,which […]
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AFCON 2019 qualifier: South Africans ‘celebrate’ Ighalo’s absence

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South Africa frontman, Lebogang Mothiba reckons that they might benefit from the absence of Changchun Yatai star Odion Ighalo in Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Soccer City. Ighalo, who is the leading scorer in the AFCONQ with 6 goals, had to withdraw from the Super Eagles squad after suffering a hamstring injury, which […]
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