2019 Season

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3-0-1, 1st in African Nations Cup Qualifying
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3dColin Udoh

AFCON qualifying winners and losers

KweséESPN takes a look at the biggest winners and losers after the first four match days of Africa Cup of Nations 2019 qualifying.

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Ndidi regretting costly yellow card

Nigeria midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is "really disappointed" at the thought of missing next month's 2019 AFCON qualifier against South Africa.

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Rohr pleased with young Nigeria despite wobble

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has praised the effort and quality of his young team after they secured a vital 3-2 win against Libya in Sfax on Tuesday.

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5dDami Ugbane

Libya 2-3 Nigeria: What did we learn?

Nigeria took a massive step towards the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday when they defeated Libya 3-2 away to move to the top of Group E.

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6dDami Ugbane

Libya vs. Nigeria: What to expect

What should supporters expect when Nigeria travel to Sfax to face Libya in Tuesday's crunch Africa Cup of Nations qualifier?

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Nigeria's Rohr braced for Libya reaction

Nigeria's Gernot Rohr is bracing for a reaction from Libya in the return leg of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Tuesday.

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Nigeria 4-0 Libya: What did we learn?

What were the key lessons learned from Nigeria's 4-0 victory over Libya in 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying on Saturday?

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Onazi injury eases Rohr's selection choices

With hours to go until Nigeria face Libya, Gernot Rohr's choices for his starting line-up were made a little easier with Ogenyi Onazi's injury.

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Rohr dismisses Libya pressure

The Nigeria coach is hopeful that his side can rise to the occasion against the Mediterranean Knights in Uyo.