The usual suspects are; Stand-in captain William Troost-Ekong, Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi, while others are starting first time since they began their campaign in Cameroon.
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Awaziem resumed training on Monday ahead of preparations for Nigeria’s final Group ‘D’ game against Guinea-Bissau.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports the training took place at the annex pitch of the Roumde Adjia Stadium in Garoua.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Nigeria which currently top the group and have secured qualification for the next round just need a draw to cement their top position.
The coach said this at a press conference after Nigeria booked a spot in the second round with a comfortable 3-1 win over their hapless Sudanese counterpart.
Salah’s first-time finish at the back post in the 69th minute got his and his team’s campaign in Cameroon up and running after they had lost 1-0 to Nigeria in their opening Group D game.
Tia who took over the team from French Hubert Velud, who was sacked in December, told Cafonline.com that although his team is young, they are very hungry and have a huge desire to perform.
In a memo to all participating countries, CAF said they could name up to 28 players in their squads for the tournament.
The Envoy disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on the sidelines of the inauguration of a newly constructed Nigeria Chancery building in Bissau, the capital of Guinea Bissau.
The Ambassador said this at the inauguration of a newly-constructed Nigeria Chancery in Bissau, Guinea Bissau.
Speaking at the event, President Muhammadu Buhari said Nigeria would raise the existing cordial relations with the Republic of Guinea Bissau higher in line with the strategic and economic priorities of the two nations.
Mane, who also scored last Wednesday when Senegal beat Guinea Bissau 2-0 at home, netted with eight minutes remaining to ensure they maintained their 100 percent record in Group I where they are guaranteed a top-two finish and therefore a place at the finals in Cameroon in January 2022.
Liverpool striker Sadio Mane scored from the spot just before the break, and Opa Nguette added a second-half goal as Senegal gathered their ninth point to consolidate their grip on the group’s summit.
This was disclosed on Monday by the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, during a news briefing in Abuja.
West Africa still faces challenges in eradicating tuberculosis as evidenced by the high burden imposed by TB, multidrug resistance TB and TB/HIV infection, the West African Health Organisation has said.
The Nigerian Army on Friday completed pre-deployment training for 185 troops for peace keeping mission in Guinea Bissau.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday received President-elect of Guinea Bissau, Umaro Muhktar Embalo, and reiterated his desire for stability, peace, progress and prosperity in the West African sub-region.
The Summit of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government got underway in Abuja on Saturday with regional security and the security situation in Guinea Bissau as its main agenda.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Envoy to Guinea Bissau, led by Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, has expressed optimism that the legislative crises in the country would end soon.
It is said: “It is better to give than to receive.” But I think, some giving(s) do not come from the quarters of charity, sacrifice, wisdom or chivalry, but from a place of deep insecurity and delusion of grandeur.