Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, says Nigeria’s national team is not favourites to lift the AFCON 2019 tournament which kicks off on June 21 in Egypt.
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The Confederation of Africa Football has moved Super Eagles dead rubber AFCON 2019 qualifier against Seychelles from March 23, 2019 to March 22, 2019 in Asaba, Delta State.
Former Super Eagles Captain, Joseph Yobo, on Wednesday said he had tipped in-form CD Leganes FC player, Kenneth Omeruo, to step into his shoes as a regular centre-back.
Days after the Confederation of African Football announced that it has stripped former hosts Cameroon of the rights to stage Africa’s biggest competition next year, South Africa has confirmed the country could step in and spare the blushes of CAF by hosting the biannual tournament, AOIFootball.com reports.
Senior Special Assistant to the Lagos state governor, Mr. Anthony Adeyinka Adeboye has revealed that plans are in top gear for the Teslim Balogun Stadium to host the Super Eagles AFCON 2019 qualifying clash against Seychelles in March.
Nigeria booked a place after playing a one-all draw with South Africa in a Group E match played in Johannesburg on Saturday.
The match was played in Johannesburg
The Gernot Rohr side coasts to 44th spot on the log with 1431 points, just as they placed third behind Tunisia and Senegal on the continent.
Saudi Arabia new import, Ahmed Musa, has been handed the captain’s band as the Super Eagles file out in Victoria this afternoon against The Pirates of Seychelles.
Members of the Super Eagles have began light training ahead of this weekend’s must win AFCON 2019 qualifying tie against The Pirates of Seychelles.
African Cup of Nations 2013 winning skipper, Joseph Yobo, has offered to convince Victor Moses to stage a return to the Super Eagles ahead of the AFCON 2019 in Cameroon.
A source hinted that officials of the Glass House claimed they were yet to take delivery of the balls even after the Confederations of African Football distributed them to all affiliated countries, including Nigeria