Again Ighalo's goals hand Nigeria win against Libya
Goals from Odion Ighalo once again helped the Super Eagles to a win against Libya. Nigeria defeated the Mediterranean Knights 3-2 to move top of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying group. The Changchun Yatai striker scored a hat-trick in the reverse fixture played on Saturday at Akwa Ibom, Nigeria. The striker continued on his…
Libya vows revenge as Eagles seek another win
Libya’s interim coach, Omar Al-Maryam believes his side have the quality to avenge the 0-4 loss to Nigeria when they meet in the reverse fixture of their Cameroon 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier in Sfax, Tunisia today.
Ekpo cautions Eagles against underrating Libya in Tunisia
Former International, Friday Ekpo has advised Super Eagles not to rest on their 4-0 bashing of the Mediterranean Knights of Libya, saying tomorrow’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group E revers fixture in Tunisia could rubbish Saturday’s result in Uyo if they were not careful.
Rohr demands another victory as Eagles fly to Tunisia today
Super Eagles’ Manager, Gernot Rohr wants to beat Libya again tomorrow and ensure Nigeria enters the last two rounds of the Cameroun 2019 African Nations Cup qualifying series already assured of a spot in the championship.
AFCON 2019 qualifier: Rohr says team played to win
Coach Gernot Rohr of Super Eagles has said that the 4-0 routing of the Mediterranean Knights of Libya by his team in Uyo is due to excellent preparation and mentality to win. Rohr told sports journalists at a post match briefing at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo on Saturday, that he knew his opponent…
Ighalo’s hat-trick powers Nigeria to victory over Libya
Three goals from Odion Ighalo and a curling strike from Samuel Kalu led the Super Eagles to a comprehensive four-goal win over Libya at the Godswill International Stadium, Uyo in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match. It didn't take long before the Super Eagles asserted their dominance in front of the bouncy home fans.…
Super Eagles will win FIFA World Cup one day, says Pinnick
The President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has expressed the hope that Nigeria’s Super Eagles will one day win the FIFA World Cup.Pinnick expressed the hope on Friday in Uyo after playing in the maiden novelty match between SWAN Selected team and Akwa Ibom Sports Arena team.
Give us this day, fans tell Eagles
“We cannot afford to miss another African Cup of Nations, so, I join millions of Nigerians to plead with the Super Eagles to threat this game against Libya with seriousness it deserves.
Okpara predicts tough match for Super Eagles
Former Super Eagles assistant coach, Slyvanus Okpara, has warned the team to expect a tough battle against Libya in today’s Cameroon 2019 AFCON qualifiers in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Okpara, who urged the Nigeria side to approach the match with determination, declared that The Mediterranean Knights are tactically organized, adding that they have the quality…
Midfield will be key to Eagles’ victory, says Esin
In the absence of Super Eagles team captain Mikel Obi in today’s crucial game against the Mediterranean Knights of Libya, former International, Etim Esin, has suggested that any of the players in the midfield position can fit in without necessarily being played out of position. Eagles currently occupy third position in the AFCON Group E…
Super Eagles – Start of a new era
The Super Eagles are back. Nigeria’s greatest image makers and international brand ambassadors are back again. This weekend the Super Eagles resume their African Cup of Nations 2019 qualifying campaign in the city of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. A new look national team led by Ahmed Musa, Nigeria’s 2018 World Cup hero, will take on the Mediterranean Knights of Libya twice…
Don’t allow Libyans to dictate the pace - Adegoke
Former Green Eagles winger, Adelabu Adegoke has advised the Super Eagles not to allow visiting Libya to dictate the pace of the game in today’s AFCON qualifier in Uyo. “Our players must not allow the opponent to feel comfortable on the ball,” Adegoke told The Guardian yesterday. “If that happens, our boys will need a…