Nigeria 3 Sudan 1 : Chukwueze, Awoniyi, Simon strike as Eagles qualify for knockout stage
Published: January 15, 2022
Nigeria's Super Eagles reached the round of 16 stages of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Saturday evening after a 3-1 win against Sudan at the Roumdé Adjia Stadium in Garoua.Samuel Chukwueze, Taiwo Awoniyi and Moses Simon were the scorers for Austin Eguavoen's side. Chukwueze scored early in the game as he was teed up ...
AFCON 2021 : Eight interesting facts about Nigeria's starting lineup to face Sudan
Published: January 15, 2022
Nigeria's caretaker manager Augustine Eguavoen has announced his starting lineup for his side's second group game of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations against Sudan at the Roumdé Adjia Stadium in Garoua. The Super Eagles are in pole position in Group D with three points following a 1-0 win over Egypt in their opener an...
Confirmed Nigeria starting XI: Prediction spot on as ex-Chelsea stars, Chukwueze, Ndidi, Iheanacho start
Published: January 15, 2022
Interim Super Eagles manager Augustine Eguavoen has announced his starting lineup for his side's second group game of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.In naming his starting lineup, Eguavoen has adhered to the principle of not changing a winning team, meaning there is a start for Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze and fo...
AFCON : Super Eagles star Iheanacho targets record-equaling strike against Falcons
Published: January 15, 2022
Kelechi Iheanacho is targeting a record-equaling strike when Nigeria face off with Sudan in an Africa Cup of Nations tie at the Roumdé Adjia Stadium, Garoua on Saturday evening, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. If the Leicester City striker finds the back of the net against the Falcons, he would become the first Nige...
Eguavoen hints at bringing Omeruo, Troost-Ekong forward for set-pieces against Sudan
Published: January 15, 2022
Nigeria's caretaker manager Augustine Eguavoen has revealed that he has been working with the Super Eagles players on finishing before their second group game of the Africa Cup of Nations against Sudan. The Super Eagles squandered a lot of chances to score during the 1-0 win over Egypt with Chidera Ejuke, Taiwo Awon...
'It was easy' - 2013 AFCON winner says he is enjoying defensive partnership with Troost-Ekong
Published: January 15, 2022
2013 Africa Cup of Nations winner Kenneth Omeruo has revealed that he is enjoying playing with William Troost-Ekong at the heart of the Super Eagles defence in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations.The CD Leganes center back saw himself climb up the pecking order of central defenders after Rangers ace Leon Balogun withdrew...
'I'm always ready' - Iwobi warns Super Eagles teammates against complacency vs Sudan
Published: January 15, 2022
Alex Iwobi has promised to give his very best if called upon by manager Augustine Eguavoen for the Super Eagles second Group D fixture at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations against Sudan. One of the senior players in the Super Eagles squad, Iwobi was given a run out off the bench in the national team's 1-0 win over Egypt ...
Super Eagles predicted starting XI vs Sudan : Chelsea product, Leicester duo, Porto star in
Published: January 15, 2022
Nigeria are likely to parade the same starting lineup that defeated seven-time champions Egypt 1-0 on Tuesday when they play in their second Group D match of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon against Sudan on Saturday evening.Interim coach of the Super Eagles, Austin Eguavoen featured the exact players on the ...
Aribo aiming for three points against Sudan, reflects on his AFCON debut vs Egypt
Published: January 15, 2022
Joe Aribo has revealed that the Super Eagles are aiming for three points when they face off with Sudan in their second group game at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.Nigeria can qualify for the last sixteen of the ongoing competition in Cameroon if they defeat the Falcons at theRoumdé Adjia Stadium, Garoua this evening,...
'Nigeria looked really good' - Leicester City boss Rodgers hails Super Eagles, Iheanacho's goal
Published: January 14, 2022
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers monitored proceedings from afar as Nigeria began their campaign at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations  with a 1-0 win over one of the pre-tournament favourites Egypt on Tuesday evening. The Northern Irish football tactician was interested in the game as two of his players Kelechi Ih...
'Aboubakar is on top scoring goals' - Eguavoen insists Ighalo, Osimhen absence won't hinder Eagles
Published: January 14, 2022
Augustine Eguavoen has insisted that the absence of Odion Ighalo and Victor Osimhen won't hinder the progress of the Super Eagles at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. Ighalo and Osimhen were initially named in Nigeria's finalized squad list for the tournament in Cameroon but the latter had to withdraw from the rost...
Super Eagles starting lineup vs Sudan : Eguavoen plays his cards close to his chest
Published: January 14, 2022
Super Eagles interim coach Augustine Eguavoen is keeping his cards close to his chest with regards to his starting lineup for the national team's Africa Cup of Nations clash against Sudan on Saturday evening. Erstwhile boss Gernot Rohr always gave clues to his starting lineup, sometimes even three days before a game...
Nigeria's caretaker boss Eguavoen reveals exact nature of Awaziem's injury pre-Sudan
Published: January 14, 2022
Nigeria's caretaker boss Augustine Eguavoen has provided a fitness update on Chidozie Awaziem ahead of his side's second Group D fixture against Sudan at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. The Alanyaspor central defender has not been spotted in public since the Super Eagles final workout before they took on Egypt and mi...
Simon on media duties, Omeruo gets all-clear to face Sudan as Eagles hold final workout 1630 hours
Published: January 14, 2022
Nantes star Moses Simon has been selected to represent the Super Eagles players at Friday morning's pre-match press conference, where he will field questions journalists pose about the upcoming game against Sudan, allnigeriasoccer.com reports. The Super Eagles winger will accompany Nigeria's caretaker coach Augustine ...
English Premier League clubs keeping tabs on Super Eagles dazzler at AFCON 2021
Published: January 14, 2022
Allnigeriasoccer.com has been told that several unnamed English Premier League clubs are keeping tabs on Super Eagles dazzler Moses Simon at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. Simon was arguably the standout player as Nigeria began their campaign at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 victory over Egypt on Tue...