The Super Eagles were shocked 2-0 by Madagascar on Sunday, in their final Group B fixture at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. Nigeria came into the match on top of the group with six points, following their consecutive 1-0 wins over Burundi and Guinea. But
team's match against Madagascar on Sunday will be a tough one. Musa was asked if there were fears among the players that they will lose the game against Madagascar and not topping the Group B. "We know that it is a very tough game, Madagascar play very good, have
admitted that his team lost to Madagascar, because of complacency. Nigeria were stunned 2-0 in their final Group B fixture at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations, a result that means they finished in second place. "Madagascar were the better team but the first
Nations in Egypt so far. The former Chelsea midfielder admitted that the team should be blamed for the shocking 2-0 loss to Madagascar on Sunday. The loss weakened the faith of Nigerian football fans in the team compared with when when Nigeria won the competition
last tie is between debutants Madagascar and Tunisia later in the day. AFCON quarter-finals: Wednesday, July 10 17:00 Senegal vs Benin 20:00 Nigeria vs South Africa Thursday, July 11 17:00 Ivory Coast vs Algeria 20:00 Madagascar vs Tunisia
Madagascar has joined Zambia in calling off a football match against South Africa in the wake of xenophobic attacks in Johannesburg and Pretoria. Recall that last Wednesday, the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) pulled out of hosting South Africa's Bafana
the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday, SportingLife reports. The midfielder sustained the injury during Sunday's 2-0 loss to Madagascar at the Alexandria Stadium. Following the injury, Mikel Obi missed training on Monday and is expected to be out for a week.
following the completion of the quarter-final matches on Thursday. In the first game, Senegal will take on Tunisia, who defeated Madagascar in the previous round. Nigeria will clash with Algeria, who defeated Ivory Coast in the last eight, later on Sunday in Cairo
drawn in Group B alongside Guinea, Madagascar and Burundi. Nigeria will kick off their AFCON 2019 campaign with a game against Burundi on Saturday, June 22. They will also take on Guinea on Wednesday, June 26 and Madagascar on Sunday, June 30 also in the group
Hosts, Egypt, provide two of them in Mohammed Salah and Ahmed Elmohamady. Others include: Charles Carolus Andriamatsinoro (Madagascar), Sadio Mane (Senegal), Jordan Ayew (Ghana) among others. The Round of 16 fixtures will be played between Friday, July 5 and
(NFF), on their official website on Monday. The Golden Eaglets were drawn into the second round, in the race to qualify for Madagascar 2017 and will begin their quest against the Junior Menas. Ahead of the match, the Eaglets will take on Piloter Football Academy
Europe. Etebo featured in every minute of Nigeria's seven games in Egypt, while John Ogu saw 45 minutes of action against Madagascar. Delta-born Ogenekaro Etebo plays for Stoke City in England while Ogu plies his trade in Israel.
Omeruo netted a header against Guinea on Wednesday. Nigeria's next match is on Sunday when they face Group B second place team, Madagascar.
International Stadium and kicks off 8pm West African time. The winner of this tie will face the team that emerges from the Senegal vs Madagascar/Tunisia half of the draw in the final.