Eagles

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 29th, 2013
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Nigeria’s Flying Eagles made amend for missing out on defending their title by beating Mali 2-1 to finish with bronze at the 2013 Orange CAF U-20 Championship. By reaching the semi-finals both teams qualified for FIFA U-20 World Cup and for the greater part of the match, John obuh’s team cantered the...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 19th, 2013
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Ahmed Musa has told MTNFootball.com Ethiopia posed a much tougher challenge for the Eagles than Cote d’Ivoire at the recent AFCON. The CSKA Moscow star also admitted he was not at his best in South Africa, but has promised a better outing at the FIFA Confederations Cup in June as well as the 2014 Wor...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 7th, 2013
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CRYSTAL PALACE have turned their attentions to Peter Odwemwingie to spearhead their charge for promotion from the Championsip. The Eagles want Odemwingie on loan with a view to a permanent move in the summer if they are promoted. Odemwingie, 31, thought he was moving to QPR on transfer deadline day b...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 30th, 2013
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Bafana Bafana face Mali in Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final in an exact repeat of the 2002 quarter-final, which The Eagles won 2-0. Mali ensured qualification from Group B yesterday, and will face Bafana on February 3 at Moses Mabhida Stadium. In 2002, The Eagles beat South Africa 2-0 o...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 28th, 2013
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Mali came from behind against DR Congo to earn a point and progress to the Africa Cup of Nations last eight. Leopards playmaker Dieumerci Mbokani opened the scoring from the penalty spot after just three minutes. Mali levelled 11 minutes later as Mahamadou Samassa tapped home from Adama Tamboura̵...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 20th, 2013
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AFCON 2013: Mali v Niger Preview Venue: Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban Date: Sunday 20 January Kick-off: 18:00 GMT Mali have no injury worries as they begin their 2013 Africa Cup of Nations campaign against local rivals Niger. The Eagles, captained by ex-Barcelona star Seydou Keita, are aiming to bett...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 17th, 2013
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Former Nigerian stars have admitted that the Super Eagles will face a tough challenge at the South Africa 2013 Africa Cup of Nations as the team aim at winning the tournament for the third time. The ex-internationals advised the Super Eagles against underrating Group C opponents Burkina Faso and Ethi...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 13th, 2013
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The Super Eagles hold the record of the highest number of bronze medals won by any team at the Africa Cup of Nations-seven. Can the two-time African champions, now tagged bronze specialists, prove their critics wrong this time at the 2013 edition in South Africa by winning the trophy? ’TANA AIYEJINA ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 7th, 2012
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Nigeria’s Super Eagles will leave for Monrovia, Liberia on Friday with hopes of a decent result against the Lone Star in Saturday’s first leg, second round 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. The Eagles have been in training camp in Abuja and the players are buoyed following the visit to their trai...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
May 10th, 2012
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Nigeria will next week name a squad for 2014 World Cup qualifiers against Namibia and Malawi, officials announced Thursday. The Eagles will host Namibia on June 3 in Calabar and a week later play away in Malawi in the qualifying tournament for Brazil 2014. According to the Eagles spokesman Ben Alaiya...