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  • Cranes held at Namboole

    October 8, 2017 1:03 AM 18

    Uganda Cranes dream of making it to the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Russia hangs in balance after settling to goalless draw with Ghana today evening at the Mandela National Stadium in Namboole. The result left Cranes second in Group E with eight points, one below leaders Egypt who have a game in hand against Congo Brazzaville tomorrow. If the Pharaohs

  • Nigeria first African country to qualify for 2019 World Cup

    October 8, 2017 1:02 AM 19

    Egypt can become the second country to book their trip to Russia next year if they beat Congo at home on Sunday. Alex Iwobi’s second-half winner ensured Nigeria became the first African nation to qualify for the 2018 World Cup when their 1-0 home victory over Zambia on Saturday moved them into an unassailable lead in their group. Egypt can become the second

  • Saraki In Uyo, Commends Eagles’ Victory Over Zambia

    October 8, 2017 1:02 AM 17

    Senate President Bukola Saraki has congratulated the Super Eagles and Nigerians on the nation’s qualification for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup. Nigeria beat Zambia by a lone goal on Saturday at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo to qualify for the tournament. Dr Saraki, who watch the match in Uyo, said the dedication and consistency of the team showed

  • Iwobi sends Nigeria to Russia 2018

    October 8, 2017 1:02 AM 19

    Alex Iwobi on Saturday sealed Nigeria’s qualification for the Russia 2018 World Cup after he scored the lone goal in Nigeria’s 1-0 win over Zambia at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo. The goal put paid to the hopes of Chipolopolo, who were seeking their first World Cup appearance. The Super Eagles will finish top of Group B and became the first team from Africa

  • Eagles land in Russia

    October 8, 2017 1:02 AM 17

    Supersub, Alex Iwobi was the hero last night as Nigeria dug deep to overcome hard-fighting Zambia in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier played at the magnificent Godswill Akpabio International stadium, Uyo. Iwobi’s 73 minute strike earned Nigeria the ticket to Russia. The win put the Eagles on an unassailable 13 points at the top of Group B. The Eagles

  • Rohr hails his ‘soldiers’ after ‘difficult game’

    October 8, 2017 12:12 AM 2

    Super Eagles’ Franco-German Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr on Saturday praised his wards for fighting a great battle to overcome Zambia’s Chipolopolo and qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals. He said at the post –match conference: “It was a very difficult game, in fact the most difficult for us in the qualifying series because of what was at stake

  • Russia 2018: Eagles qualification excites Nigerians in S/Africa

    October 8, 2017 12:02 AM 18

    Some members of the Nigerian community in South Africa have commended the Super Eagles for qualifying for the Russia 2018 World Cup. Emeka Ezinteje, Secretary-General of Nigeria Union in South Africa, said that the Eagles have proved a point that they are one of the best in the continent. “ Members of the Nigerian community in South Africa are happy

  • Super Eagles back to winning ways with Aiteo sponsorship?

    October 7, 2017 9:01 PM 18

    On October 7, 2017, the Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated the Chipolopolos of Zambia by 1-0 at the Uyo Stadium in Akwa Ibom. Alex Iwobi’s second half goal sealed Nigeria’s qualification to the 2018 world cup in Russia and dashed the Zambian team’s dream of featuring in the world cup. There has been renewed Interest in the fortunes of Nigeria’s National

  • Nigeria vs Zambia: Shehu Abdullahi named Man of The Match, takes home N1million

    October 7, 2017 7:56 PM 12

    Super Eagles right-back, Shehu Abdullahi, has been voted the Man of the Match for Nigeria’s 1-0 win over Zambia on Saturday. The victory ensured the Eagles sealed their passage to next year’s World Cup in Russia. Substitute Alex Iwobi scored the crucial goal, after Abdullahi provided a pinpoint cross into the penalty area. The defender was also very strong

  • 2018 World Cup: Tunisia and DR Congo record victories in Group A

    October 7, 2017 7:45 PM 23

    Youssef Msakni's hat-trick helped Tunisia move closer to Russia with a 4-1 away win in Guinea as the Democratic Republic of Congo kept their faint hopes alive with a 2-1 win over Libya. In Conakry, Naby Keita scrambled the hosts into a first-half lead but Youssef Msakni equalised for the Carthage Eagles just before the break. Msakni added his second