Some good news emanated from the northern part of Nigeria on Friday concerning the quest to tame the insecurity monster threatening the nation. The news was that Fulani Christians, under the auspices of the Fulani Christians Association of Nigeria (FULCAN), have denounced the role of their tribesmen in the nation's security challenges even as they proffered lasting solutions to the issues.
The Super Eagles' 2-0 victory over Central African Republic is not only sweet for the whole team, it is also historical for some players. Nigeria made sure to avenge a shock late minute 1-0 loss three days earlier at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos. Defender Leon Balogun opened the scoring at the half hour mark to put Nigeria ahead at the Stade Japoma de Douala on Sunday afternoon.
By featuring in Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Central African Republic, Ahmed Musa earned his 101 caps for the Super Eagles, making him the third player to ever achieve such milestone in the history of Nigerian football with Vincent Enyeama and Super Eagles assistant coach Joseph Yobo, the 2 other players to have made 101 caps for Nigeria prior to their retirement.
The international football break has come and gone with the conclusion of the games in South America. There were many international games during this window and many highlights. We take a look at some of these highlights One of the biggest stories from the international break was the Super Eagles of Nigeria's loss to Central African Republic in Lagos.
On matchday 4 of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, the Super Eagles defeated the Central African Republic 1-0. Avenging a humiliating 1-0 loss in the reverse encounter on Thursday in Lagos against the same opponent. Here are 4 things we learned from the match 1. OKoye is Rohr's Number 1
Nigerians were overall not happy with the Super Eagles of Nigeria after last week performance against the national team of Central African Republic at the Teslim Balogun stadium. The team lost by a lone goal, a result that many did not expect from a star studded Super Eagles side that featured Leon Balogun, Victor Osimhen and other European based players.
The Super Eagles deserved their 2-0 victory over Central African Republic in a 2022 World Cup qualifier in Douala on Sunday afternoon, making amends for their error in the first leg. Following the full-time result, CAR head coach Raoul Savoy, in his post-match press conference, said Nigeria should have done better over the two legs due to the Super Eagles' having better players.
There is a proverb that warns against counting one's chicks before they are hatched. So, when the Super Eagles played against Central African Republic in Lagos on Thursday, they played as if they already had six points in the bag and they were punished The Eagles were taught vital football lessons, never to underrate any opponent in football.
CSKA Moscow and Napoli both played 1-0 this weekend, these winnings were inspired by two Super Eagles attackers. The first player here is: Chidera Ejuke This winger featured for Nigeria against Central African Republic, he played only for few minutes and the fans applauded him a lot.
Super Eagles 1-0 home loss to the Central African Republic re-opened up a new twist in a row that has continued to split the sporting media down the middle. It has been a tale of rows, name-calling, and campaigns of calumny among media moguls and pundits alike as opinion differs over Gernot Rohr's future as Super Eagles gaffer.
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The Super Eagles returned to winning ways with a 2:0 victory against the Central African Republic who defeated them by a lone goal in Nigeria, last week Thursday. It was a surprising result for the fans because the Central African Republic was not supposed to beat Nigeria. In their second leg match at Japoma Stadium, Cameroon on Sunday afternoon, the Super Eagles were able to score two first half goals that gave them the victory over their opponent.
Various players are ready to make their first club appearance after two weeks of International break. Both those who were called-up by their national teams and those who were not are all set and motivated to continue the 2021/22 season from where they stopped before the break. For the Nigerian players, after securing and 2-0 win over Central African Republic (CAR) on the 10th of October, they are on course to replicate such performance for their various clubs this weekend.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria, have dropped two places in the latest FIFA ranking for the month of October, they moved from 34th to 36th globally. This is highly disappointing coming from the 21st most expensive squad in the world, with some of the biggest names in European club football.
It was a terrible day for Nigeria when the Central African Republic came to Lagos on Thursday evening and defeated the Super Eagles 1-0. Nigerians patiently waited for the second leg which took place on Sunday afternoon. Nigeria won the game by 2 goals to 0, however, there were 4 talking points everyone should know about.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria finally secured a victory over the Central African Republic in the ongoing FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifiers few days after falling to a shocking 1-0 defeat in Lagos. Goals from defender Leon Balogun and striker Victor Osimhen gave the Eagles a deserved 2-0 win in Douala, Cameroon.
After Nigeria's victory against the Central African Republic, many football followers have been congratulating the team's captain for making his 100th appearance for the Super Eagles. Note that Ahmed Musa has been an active member of the Super Eagles team for more than 10 years. Even though he was replaced by Ejuke in the 67th minute against CAR, the Turkey-based professional footballer is now amongst the Nigerian players who have made 100 appearances for the Super Eagles.
The crucial match of the Super Eagles' with Central African Republic has brought out a lot of lessons for the the three-time African champions including in the midfield department. Contrary to the thoughts of many football-loving Nigerians who concluded that the Super Eagles will bag a maximum of six points in a doubleheader against the Central Africans on a smooth ride to seal their 2022 World Cup berth in Qatar, but they only took three points out of the two matches.
Nigeria leads the Central African Republic 0-2 at halftime in the current 2022 World Cup Qualifier. Leon Balogun and Victor Osimhen each scored a goal. In the 32nd minute of the match against Les Fauves in Doula, Cameroon, the Rangers defender scored to break the tie.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria still remain in a dicey position in the race for Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifications despite inflicting a 2-0 defeat on Central African Republic (CAR). Super Eagles of Nigeria ( Photo source: Instagram) On Thursday, Central African Republic pulled off a major upset in African football by defeating the Super Eagles of Nigeria 1-0 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos.
Nigeria Super Eagles defeated Central African Republic 2:0 in their fourth group match played in Douala, Cameroon on Sunday Afternoon. The Super Eagles lost 1:0 to the same opponent at home in the reverse leg played on Thursday 7th October, 2021 at Teslim Balogun Stadium Surulere, Lagos, no thanks to a late goal scored by Karl Namnganda in the 91st minute of the encounter.