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Algeria 2-1 Nigeria

Super Eagles fall short against Algeria, but will know they could have done more

Nigeria got away with unconvincing displays for most of the tournament, but it wouldn’t suffice against the Desert Foxes

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Nigeria 3-2 Cameroon

Eagles yet to convince in Egypt, but who really has?

This topsy turvy game doesn’t mask Nigeria’s continued uncertainty in this competition, but no side has really looked convincing

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Nigeria 1-0 Guinea

Enough might be more than enough: No real fluidity yet but Eagles show improvement in Guinea win

Nigeria’s performance wasn’t the most convincing, but this was an improvement and a win on the back of the bonus stand-off

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Nigeria 1-0 Burundi

Less Godspeed more stagger, as Nigeria get off to laboured – but victorious – start against Burundi

The men’s senior team have only won their opening game of any major tournament once since 2006, and struggled against the AFCON debutants in Alexandria

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France 1-0 Nigeria

France-Nigeria Controversy shows once again how we miss the point about rules

Referee Melissa Borjas did nothing wrong by ordering Renard’s penalty re-take, but these rules were meant to prevent unfair advantages

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Jay Jay Okocha - AFCON goal scorers

Yekini, Okocha, Odegbami…. Nigeria’s top scorers in the history of the African Cup of Nations

Ahead of the 2019 Nations Cup, here’s the Super Eagles’ top scorers in AFCON history

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Mikel: Going to Rio Olympics, reason I left Chelsea

Conte never spoke to me when I got back from the Olympics – Mikel The Super Eagles captain has revealed that he fell out with the then Chelsea boss for…

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Luis Figo

Luis… 500? If only Figo knew he’s a Naira note in Nigeria

From Luis Figo as N500 to Cristiano Ronaldo as groundnut oil, here are five players re-christened by Nigerians

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Semi Ajayi gutted to be dropped

Disappointed Semi Ajayi backs Eagles to win AFCON

I will be supporting Nigeria – gutted Semi Ajayi says. Semi Ajayi and Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho were the two players omitted from the Super Eagles squad for the…

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John Ogu

John Ogu: We are not in Egypt to read Bible

Super Eagles will be in Egypt for football, says Ogu. The 31-year-old made the Super Eagles final AFCON squad, but while anticipating seeing some historical places in Egypt, he maintained…

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