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Super Eagles crushed 1-0 by the Central African Republic in the third Group C round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers



The Super Eagles were crushed 1-0 by the Central African Republic in their third Group C round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers at the Teslim Balogun Stadium Lagos on Thursday evening.

The Eagles had gathered six focuses in front of the present game and still top the table notwithstanding the mishap and Cape Verde’s 2-1 success over Liberia in the other gathering game.

In the18th minute, Iheanacho discovered Osimhen yet his control let him down. The Napoli striker likewise hit his shot wide in the 28th moment from the edge of the crate.

The Eagles had a punishment yell however the call by the Nigerian players and the fans were rebuked by the official.

There were no frenzy circumstance for the Eagles when a CAR forward fouled Osimhen in the 33rd moment enroute to scoring a ‘objective’ that was properly canceled.

With two minutes passed on to play in the primary half, Joe Aribo lost the ball in the recreation center yet William Troost-Ekong acted the hero and got the ball off the feet free from a CAR forward overwhelming objective.

Iheanacho was subbed at half time by debutant Taiwo Awoniyi and 12 minutes into the second a large portion of the Union Berlin striker had a shot diverted for a corner kick few moments after Aribo had a shot saved.

Francis Uzoho was called right into it in the 68th moment as he accumulated the ball on the second endeavor with the guests taking steps to score from a free-kick.

Leon Balogun verged on breaking the halt in the 73rd moment yet his shot missed objective by hairs.

Samuel Kalu fell off the seat instead of Moses Simon and took a shot from 25 yards through a free-kick as the group requested for an objective.

Leon Balogun cleared a risky ball in the 85th moment with Jamilu Collins previously beaten to the ball.

In the 91st moment, Karl Namnganda jumped on some messy protecting to score against the three-time African heroes and set up a urgent game in prospect in the converse apparatus on Sunday.

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Semi Ajayi has warned Super Eagles not to get carried away




Former Arsenal U21 captain Semi Ajayi has warned his exceptional Eagles teammates no longer to get carried away in advance in their mouthwatering round of sixteen Africa Cup of nations in opposition to Tunisia, who’s above them in the FIFA ranking.

Nigeria go into the war of the Eagles on the again of three successive wins within the institution stage, making the three-time African champions firm favorites to boost to the quarterfinals while Tunisia managed most effective one win at the same time as dropping their different games in institution F.

The awesome Eagles proved they have an amazing squad intensity by beating Guinea-Bissau 2-zero despite 8 changes to the beginning lineup, considered one of which saw Ajayi update Kenneth Omeruo.

Speaking to NFF television, Ajayi said: “really, I 100 percent accept as true with within the guys that we’ve in this squad, we’ve an abundance of expertise and certainly the potential to go all the way.

“but it isn’t always about speaking, we need to do it at the pitch, we need to live centered and now not get too carried away, we do this, stay humble and work difficult with a bit of luck we are able to achieve our capacity.”

The 2021 Africa Cup of countries has already visible some upsets with defending champions Algeria and four-time winners Ghana removed from the opposition after finishing bottom of their respective group.

Ajayi has advised his teammates that they have to display recognition to their opponents if they want to avoid a surprise removal.

“genuinely there’s no person team that has a divine right to the AFCON. All of us is concerned, we’ve got already visible upsets occur already so simply due to the fact you have got massive names and large groups it’s the AFCON all and sundry can beat every person so we’ve got to show all of us admire and i am certain different groups are displaying us admire. We will see who wins.”

Now not contemplating the African countries Championship where best domestic-based players are fielded, Nigeria have met Tunisia nineteen instances in the beyond and the head-to-head record is even as the terrific Eagles have six wins, the north Africans have six wins as well and 7 matches were drawn.

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Super Eagle record heartwarming 2-0 win over Central African Republic at Stade Omnisport de Bepanda in Douala




Nigeria’s mission to come to the urgent last round of qualifiers in the 2022 World Cup qualifying effort was helped Sunday evening with an endearing 2-0 success over Central African Republic at Stade Omnisport de Bepanda in Douala.

Leon Balogun, Victor Osimhen scored the two objectives in the principal half to vindicate their shock rout to the Central Africans three days prior in Lagos.

Super Eagles lead trainer Gernot Rohr rolled out three improvements from the group that began in the 1-0 opposite on Lagos on Thursday with Maduka Okoye, Chidozie Awaziem and Ahmed Musa coming instead of Francis Uzoho, Ola Aina and Chidera Ejuke.

Kelechi Iheanacho streaked his free-dismiss wide from focus inside two minutes into the game while Victor Osimhen saw the ball whisked away from his feet as he turned to shoot after a splendid cut back from Jamilu Collins in the tenth moment.

Balogun who was halfway to blame for the late objective scored by Central African Republic in Lagos vindicated himself when he shot home from short proximity from a Frank Onyeka lobbed pass into the adversaries’ container not long before the half hour mark.

Osimhen multiplied Nigeria’s lead with scarcely the last kick of the main half when he hooked onto a pass from William Troost-Ekong and terminated past goalkeeper Prince Samolah.

The couple of Kelechi Iheanacho and Ahmed Musa joined delightfully five minutes into the second half yet the last decided to go for a converse pass to Victor Osimhen when an endeavor at objective himself would have done the trick. The ball was appropriately cleared by the hosts.

After seven minutes, Osimhen adjusted Central African Republic’s goalkeeper after a flung pass by Joe Aribo however the ball was at last cleared by the rivals.

The hosts had a radiant possibility themselves to lessen the deficiency however it was the Super Eagles that would do well to chances towards the finish of the game with the sparkle toed Chidera Ejuke making a wide range of difficulties for the resistance safeguards.

The Super Eagles presently have nine focuses from four games in the 2022 World Cup qualifying effort and will confront Cape Verde and Liberia in November.

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Walk with Nwankwo Kanu holds on September 29th




Everything is presently set as Kanu Heart Foundation has finished up courses of action to commend the current year’s World Heart’s Day in the country’s capital.

As indicated by the occasion’s , Local Organizing Committee (LOC) executive, Mo Muhammed Mustapha, the subject for 2021 is named: Walk with Nwankwo Kanu and will expectedly happen on September 29th in the country’s capital, Abuja.

The Kanu Heart Foundation was established in 2000 by previous Super Eagles chief Nwankwo Kanu to give aid to those enduring with undiscovered coronary illness and give them medical procedure.

It would be reviewed that the Atlanta 1996 Olympics Gold medalist and previous Arsenal striker experienced inborn heart abandons however ultimately had a fruitful medical procedure.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has reserved September 29th yearly to observe World Heart’s Day fully intent on expanding attention to cardiovascular infections and how to control them to nullify their worldwide effect.

Amusement superstars, over a significant time span Super Eagles players are relied upon to participate in the five to 10km stroll in Abuja.

The strolling exercise is relied upon to begin from the Force base camp to Transcorp Hilton in Abuja.

Previous Nigerian Internationals including Victor Ikpeba and Emmanuel Emenike; close by Nollywood stars including Kenneth Okonkwo, Francis Duru, Ali Nuhu and Sani Danja are totally expected to partake in the activity.

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