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The Nigerian Super Eagles will will now meet arch nemesis the Bafana Bafana of south Africa. The South African golden boys progressed to the next round when Thembinkosi Lorch scored the winner for South Africa in their shock 1-0 victory over Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations. Lorch struck following a counterattack with just five minutes remaining to silence a crowd of 75,000 at the Cairo International Stadium. The hosts were the favourites to win the competition, with Liverpool’s Mo Salah in sparkling form during their opening matches. In contrast, South Africa qualified for the last 16 as the lowest-ranked of the four third-placed teams. However, they took the game to Egypt and were the more accomplished team over 90 minutes. Sports 

Nigeria’s Late Winner Edge South Africa

    Nigeria have reached the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals but left it late to overcome a gallant South Africa as the tournament served up more drama on Wednesday. Defender William Troost-Ekong turned the ball in from a corner in the 89th minute to snatch a 2-1 win, just as Nigeria seemed to be in danger of throwing away a game they had dominated. Samuel Chukwueze, recalled to the side after missing the previous round, put the Super Eagles ahead in the 27th minute. The Villarreal winger finished from…

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South Africa Stunned Nigeria—Out Of Nations Cup

Nigeria’s dramatic elimination happened on Wednesday (19.11.2015) after South African Bafana Bafana managed to secure a 2-2 draw with the Super Eagles. Speaking to Reuters news agency, a school teacher, Paul Istifanus, like many other Nigerian soccer fans, could not hide his disappointment. “It is a big embarrassment to the whole nation because Nigeria is giant of Africa even in football and resources, and everything, but we failed to qualify,” Istifanus said. He is blaming the coach for the team’s elimination. “I can say the coach disappointed us, not the…

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World Cup Brazil 2014: Keshi has Eagles ready for Messi

Will Finally Keshi End Nigeria’s Curse Against Argentina…? By Sammy Wejinya Head coach of the Nigeria national team, Stephen Keshi is not worried about the prospect of masterminding an upset over Argentina at the 2014 Fifa World Cup finals in Brazil. Nigeria’s Super Eagles will face the Albiceleste on June 25 at the Estádio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre in a Group F game. Argentina will expectedly be relying on the brilliance of FC Barcelona’s superstar, Lionel Messi to strike a dagger into Nigerian hearts but Keshi is relishing the prospect of stopping the…

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Keshi Shows Why He Is Africa`s Best Coach

  Nigeria beat Morocco in thrilling Chan clash Nigeria came back from a three goal first half deficit to beat Morocco 4-3 in a thrilling African Nations Championship quarter-final clash at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday evening. The opening 15 minutes saw the north African side the more fluent team in attack, looking dangerous every time the likes of Iajour Mouhssine and Abdelkbir El Quadi were on the ball. Within the very first minute there was a chance for Mouhssine as he ran onto a through ball, his parting shot…

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