AFCON 2019: Super Eagles Set For Seychelles.

Eagles Ready For Seychelles in Asaba.

Confidence is high in the Super Eagles camp as already –eliminated Pirates of Seychelles tackle the three –time African champions at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba this Friday. The match is the final day must play fixtures of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Group leaders Nigeria made sure of a slot at African football’s biggest houseparty far back in November 2018 after a 1-1 draw with South Africa 

In Mahé Island on 8th September 2018, goals by Ahmed Musa, defender Chidozie Awaziem and Odion Ighalo sealed a 3-0 win and kept the Eagles in the hunt for a ticket to the 2019 AFCON. 

Wins over Libya home and away and the draw in South Africa took Nigeria to the finals.

On Friday, Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr will unleash his best legs, as a high –score win would put the Eagles in good and great mood for Tuesday’s prestige international friendly against seven –time African champions Egypt at the same venue.

Twenty –four hours before that encounter, the Nigeria U23 squad will seek to overturn a 0-2 first leg loss to their Libyan counterparts in a 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations qualifying first round fixture, also at the Stephen Keshi Stadium.

CAF has named Cape Verde official Fabricio Duarte as the match referee . His compatriots, Jose Carlos Alexandre Pina Mendes is the assistant referee 1, with Delgade Fernandes Wilson Jorge as assistant referee 2 and Delgado Rocha Lenine as fourth official.

The match commissioner is Martin Gomez from Gambia, while Togolese Latre-Kavi Edzona Lawson Hogban will be referee assessor. The match starts at 4pm.


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A, Apart from a horrible sex machine FIFA Member, our menu will also include match one, day one punishment for a former NPFL League Champions For hooliganism.

B, Lobi Stars are In ASEC Mimosas den in Abidjan to see Caf Champions League stars on match day 2.

C, he has been under the surgeons knives yet this super Eagle remembers how crucial the afcon 2019 In Egypt is to our dear nation. This week’s Star is eager to lace boot For nigeria. just find out who.

D, we also have our regulars, the quiz and the Global League.

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2, Name the four Clubs that gained promotion to the NPFL?

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In the Caf confederation cup, Nigeria’s Enugu Rangers with slim advantage are Hosting Bantu In a return leg at the Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium otherwise known as the cathedral on Sunday.

Results of CAF champions league matches On Friday are:

Esperance 2-0 Platinum 

Pirates 3-0 Horoya

Ismaily 1-2 Club Africain

Ahead of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in June the Super Falcons were thrashed 3-nil by host China In a 4 nation tournament against host China, South Korea also defeated Romania by the same margin to set a collision against China In Sunday’s final. Nigeria go For 3rd place clash against Romania also on Sunday.

Super Falcons Head Coach Thomas Denneby will Speaks.

Also A Ghana’s undercover journalist and member of the Tiger Eye Private who Investigated corruption in Ghana’s football leagues has been shot dead. unidentified men on motorbikes shot Ahmed Hussein-Suale three times as he drove home in Accra.

In a latest development The Ghanaian Police have questioned A Member of Parliament , Kennedy Agyapong, over the killing of the investigative journalist, 

The MP was quoted in video viral on the social media To have instigated attack on the Journalist by the disclosure of his home address.

Anas Aremayaw Anas, who runs the Tiger Eye had said that he would not be intimidated after the murder of his colleague. And Fifa says it is extremely disturbed and saddened with the killing of the journalist and called for investigation into the murder

And Henceforth visitors and travellers To Louisville in the United States will fly in”like a butterfly” .

This is because the city’s airport has been renamed Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport.after the legendary Boxer Muhammad Ali of blessed memory.

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Barcelona overturned a 2-1 first-leg deficit to beat Levante 4-2 to reach the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey.

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Listeners are hereby invited unto Sports on Radio with Tunde Orebiyi, A veteran Sports Commentator/Producer Live.

Join him and let’s Celebrate our Super Falcons, winners of the Africa Women’s Cup Of Nations For a record 9th time in Ghana . In far away Dakar Senegal, while our men are not recognised at the Caf awards 2018, The Super Falcons also nicked Africa National Women’s team of the year award. That is enough to celebrate. Pop up a drink 🥃 with us. The number to call are : 0818-427–0287 and 0818-427-0265. Welcome . Don’t miss it.

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4, Global league. Who is where and what is news.

5, The Big Issue: The men faltered, let’s celebrate our super falcons 

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CAF AWARDS:African Football Stars Focus on Dakar.

Caf awards and 2019 Afcon hosts:The Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Ahmad Ahmad has landed in Dakar,the Senegalese capital of Dakar for the Caf Awards as well as the Caf Executive Committee meeting to select the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) hosts.

Anticipation and anxiousness are already characterising the two events that would be arguably the most prominent in the next three days among other minority proceedings.

Egypt star Mohamed Salah and his Liverpool striking partner Sadio Mane of Senegal, as well as Arsenal and Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, are vying for the 2018 African Footballer of the Year crown.

The best player on the continent would be capped on Tuesday from this repeat of last year’s final three, that was won by Salah.

Wednesday’s Caf Executive Meeting will pick the country that will replace Cameroon as host of the 2019 Afcon.

South Africa and Egypt have indicated their readiness to host the 24-team Afcon tournament which kicks off in five months 

“Many guests are scheduled to attend the (awards) ceremony including the President of Senegal Macky Sall, the President of Rwanda Paul Kagame, and former soccer player and now President of Liberia George opong Weah. Caf President Ahmad will also meet FIFA boss Gianni Infantino, and Fatma Samoura, the Fifa General Secretary.

Ahmad will also address the media on Monday.

Other events expected in Senegal include Monday’s exhibition match between African football legends against the Senegal Class of 2002 that reached the Fifa World Cup quarter-finals.

Man City Cut Liverpool’s Lead to 7 points

After two straight defeats, English Premier League defending champions Manchester City have bounced back when beat Southampton 3-1 and reduce league leaders Liverpool’s advantage to seven points.

Southampton responded to David Silva’s early opener when Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg took the ball off Oleksandr Zinchenko and fired it into the top corner.

City had luck on their side when Raheem Sterling’s shot deflected off James Ward-Prowse to make it 2-1.

Sergio Aguero’s back-post header completed the scoring before half-time.

Southampton goalscorer Hojbjerg – who had only just returned from suspension – was shown a straight red card for a lunging tackle on Fernandinho with just over five minutes to go.

City had a number of decent chances as Silva, Aguero and Riyad Mahrez all went close in the first half and Aguero smacked the crossbar after the break.

Southampton threatened too and Charlie Austin was twice denied by City keeper Ederson in the first half before Hojbjerg’s equaliser.

But the Saints were ultimately undone by Pep Guardiola’s free-flowing side, who move up to second place in the table.

Liverpool had gone 10 points clear of City at the top of the table with a devastating 5-1 thrashing of Arsenal on Saturday, meaning the defending champions needed victory to keep pace in the title race.

It means City can cut Liverpool’s lead to four points when they meet at the Etihad Stadium on 3 January.

Unbeaten World heavyweight boxing 🥊 Champion, Nigerian born Anthony Joshua of Britain 🇬🇧 has been presented with an Officer of the British Empire OBE at Buckingham Palace for his services to sport by Prince Charles.

The IBF, WBA and WBO champion received the honour from the Prince of Wales and now wants to become the “undisputed champion” by beating Deontay Wilder in April.

Messi Grabs Record 5th Euro Golden Shoe 👟

Barcelona Striker Lionel Messi is a proud of winner of the famous European Golden Shoe 👟 award 🥇 For a record 5th time.

The Argentine Captain scored 34 goals in 36 La Liga appearances in 2017-18, making him the highest goalscorer in Europe ahead of Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah who has 32 goals.  Messi’s latest Golden Shoe award moves him one ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo, who has won it four times 

Tottenham’s Harry Kane finished third in the rankings with 30 Premier League goals, while former Real Madrid forward Ronaldo – now at Juventus – ended the season with 26 goals in 27 league matches.  Messi currently leads Europe’s goalscoring charts once again, with 14 goals so far this term, as he targets a sixth Golden Shoe award.

FIBA Basketball Men’s World Cup Draw

The FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Draw, will take place on Saturday, March 16, in Shenzhen, one of the eight host cities of FIBA’s flagship competition.

The Draw will be the pinnacle of a week-long celebration of basketball and the World Cup. It will include plenty of exciting activities and feature global sporting icons as well as special performances by world-renowned artists, to be unveiled soon.

The Draw is a very important milestone on the Road to China 2019 as it sets out the path for the 32 participating teams in their journey to be crowned world champions. The draw procedures will be made public in the days leading up to the special event.

Prior to the Draw, the sixth and final window of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Qualifiers will take place from February 18-26 and finalize the 32-team field, as 26 countries battle for the final 14 places still on offer.

These final 14 sides will join the 18 participating teams that are already known:

Tournament hosts: China
Africa: Angola, Nigeria, Tunisia
Americas: Argentina, Canada, USA, Venezuela
Asia: Australia, Korea, New Zealand
Europe: Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Lithuania, Spain, Turkey

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It will highlight some champions at the national sports festival and other world class athletes. Egyptian striker Mohammed Salah wins BBC africa footballer’s award and goes after the CAF Africa Footballer award. Super Eagles Star Samuel Speaks To us from his base in Spain.The  quiz segment, will test our knowledge. Hey what has Clean Toilets got to do with us.

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