President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja, in the run-up to the 2023 general elections, advised foreign envoys in Nigeria to follow diplomatic standards to ensure that their activities stay within the bounds of their profession. The President told the Ambassadors of Japan, the European Union, Burundi, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Cape Verde, France, Qatar, and the High Commissioners of Sierra Leone and Ghana who were receiving Letters of Credence at State House that they were taking up diplomatic responsibilities in Nigeria during a "very interesting political period."
The Super Eagles of Nigeria were in action yesterday in the ongoing FIFA World Cup qualifiers, and they avenged the shocking defeat which they suffered in Lagos to the Central African Republic. Both teams squared up in Douala, Cameroon for the return fixture and the Nigerian team made no mistake this time around by securing a 2-0 win.
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The Super Eagles celebrate after scoring a goal (Photo credit: The Guardian Nigeria) The Super Eagles got their World Cup qualification campaign back on track after beating the Central African Republic 2-0 at Japoma Stadium in Douala, Cameroon. The two goals were scored in the first half, they were scored by Leon Balogun and Victor Osimhen.
Nigeria will play against the Central African Republic on Sunday in a return leg 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier after suffering a 1-0 defeat in the first leg at the Teslim Balogun Stadium on Thursday. Karl Namnganda scored a stoppage –time goal off a defensive slip to hand the three points to the Les Fauves, leaving home fans disappointed.
Nigeria blew its chances of picking the group ticket following Super Eagles' home loss to the Central African Republic on matchday three to throw the group open. Rohr's men needed six points to qualify going into CAR double-headed clash, but a 90th-minute goal by Karl Namnganda at the Teslim Balogun stadium got the fans reeling.
There is news about Nigeria's senior men's national football team known as the Super Eagles. On Thursday, October 7th the Super Eagles of Nigeria suffered a 0-1 loss against the Central African Republic in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier. The fixture was the third group stage game played by the Super Eagles.
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Nigeria, Liberia, and Tazania all lost at home to their respective opponents in the 2022 FIFA World Cup CAF Qualifiers played on Thursday, October 7th, 2021. The CAF Qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup continued as several matches were played on Thursday, October 7th, 2021.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles shook off the disappointment of losing at home to Central African Republic on Thursday in the FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifiers, overturning the last result and getting their pound of flesh when both teams clashed in the return leg on Sunday. Nigeria secured all three points with a 2-0 victory to maintain their top spot in the table.
One could easily have argued that the super eagles of Nigeria are clear favourites to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup when they were drawn alongside Cape Verde, Central African Republic and Liberia in group C. The wins over Liberia and Cape Verde must have enhanced those assumptions even if they were not that emphatic.
Sports lovers and supporters of the Nigerian football team are still reacting to the Super Eagle's shocking 1 – 0 defeat to the Central African Republic. Despite going into the match as favourites, Nigeria went on to lose the match. However, Nigeria still sits top of their qualifying group.
The Nigerian Super Eagles stunned their fans on Thursday, as they ruin a great chance of maintaining the pressure at the top of the group C African World Cup qualifiers, after they were defeated at home to the inferior Central African Republic side, by a 0–1 scoreline.
Central Africa Republic (CAR) created a shock in African football by securing a 1-0 victory over Nigeria in Lagos. The victory is the first for CAR in the qualifying series and puts them on four points from three games. After an uneventful and goalless first half, CAR secured the famous victory through the efforts of Karl Namnganda in the minutes 90.
A Former Nigeria striker identified as Victor Ikpeba, had claimed that the Super Eagles do not have the team to dominate African football. According to him, the Nigerian football team have the team to qualify for the World Cup but they do not have the team to dominate African football.
Below are four Super Eagles players who need to open the cycle with a statement performance to solidify their place in the World Cup Qualification game against Central African Republic. 4. Shehu Abdullahi If it sounds 100% preposterous that Shehu Abdullahi needs to prove anything to anyone at this point, that’s because it is 100% preposterous.
In the build-up to the 2023 general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja urged foreign envoys in Nigeria to be guided by diplomatic practices to ensure that their activities remain within the limits of their profession. Receiving Letters of Credence at State House from the Ambassadors of Japan, European Union, Burundi, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Cape Verde, France, Qatar; and High Commissioners of Sierra Leone and Ghana, the President told them that they were assuming diplomatic responsibilities in Nigeria at a very interesting political period.
Super Eagles head to Stade de la Réunification (Douala) to face Central African Republic on Sunday. Confidence around Gernot Rohr's side is low at the moment after the 1-0 defeat to CAR at the Teslim Balogun Stadium on Thursday, Nigeria head into the final three group games with everything still to play for.
The world cup qualifiers continue today with different teams aiming to strengthen their opportunity of making the final phase of the qualifiers for the Africa region which is under Confederation of Africa Football (CAF). In the Africa region, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will be battling the national team of the Central Africa Republic (CAR) after the former was defeated at home by the visitor.