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Salisu Yusuf demands more from CHAN Eagles after qualification

Coach Salisu Yusuf has scored the home-based Eagles 70% after they dumped Benin to qualify for next year’s CHAN, insisting they have to do more to be ready for the final tournament in Kenya. Nigeria overturned a 1-0 loss in...

How CHAN Eagles rate vs Benin

SCORENigeria rates the individual performance of the home-based Super Eagles against Benin in Kano today.   Ikechukwu Ezenwa 7 The skipper kept his team on the road to Kenya 2018 with a superb penalty save in the 65th, otherwise he was on...

Nigeria qualify for CHAN 2018 after turning the table against Benin

Nigeria today qualified for next year’s CHAN in Kenya when they defeated Benin 2-0 to overturn a 1-0 loss they suffered in Cotonou a week ago. The home-based Eagles thus scaled through to CHAN 2018 2-1 on aggregate. Skipper and goalkeeper...

CHAN Eagles ring 4 changes for Benin cracker, Odey, ‘Muazzam’, Matthias start

Coach Salisu Yusuf will make four changes to his starting XI for today’s decisive CHAN 2018 playoff against Benin in Kano with NPFL hotshots Stephen Odey, Samuel Matthias and Alhassan Ibrahim ‘Muazzam’ all on from the first whistle. As SCORENigeria...

Anthony Nwakaeme will destroy Cameroon backs John Ogu

John Ogu has backed his teammate at Israeli champions Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Anthony Nwakaeme, to take his chance should he be called up for next month’s crucial World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon. The 28-year-old Nwakaeme has been prolific for his...

Bullish Eagles do not train on penalties, say game won’t get to that

Unlike Benin, the home-based Super Eagles did not practice on a penalty shootout in their final training today in Kano as the home team hope to get early goals to kill off tomorrow’s CHAN playoff. Benin won the first leg...

‘Calamity’ defender Chidozie Awaziem gets Eagles second chance

Chidozie Awaziem, who posted a stinker on official debut he would love to forget in a hurry against South Africa in June, has been handed a second chance to redeem himself after he was called up for next month’s...

More drama by Benin as they quit ‘uncomfortable’ NFF hotel

Benin have acted out another drama script by quitting the hotel booked for them by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) ahead of tomorrow’s CHAN 2018 playoff in Kano after they claimed they were not comfortable there. A top official told...

Rohr hits Kano, to run the rule on CHAN Eagles defender Stephen Eze

SCORENigeria has been informed Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is expected in Kano today ahead of tomorrow’s CHAN qualifier against Benin and he is to have a second look at central defender Stephen Eze. Rohr was impressed with the big...

Odey says he’s lifted by first Eagles goal, team train behind closed doors

NPFL hotshot Stephen Odey has told SCORENigeria he is delighted to score his first goal for the home-based Eagles and was confident Nigeria will qualify for CHAN 2018 ahead of Benin. Odey was match winner in yesterday’s Eagles warm-up game...

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