Afcon: Burkina, Nigeria Write Each Other Off

Former Golden Eaglets' coach Henry Nwosu says the Super Eagles have nothing to fear from their 2013 Afcon foes, but the coach of Burkinabes' Stallions coach, Paul Put, dismisses Nigeria and Zambia as sources of worry.

  • Nigeria:  Forget Chipolopolo - Kalu

    Vanguard, 29 October 2012

    Bring on the Chipolopolo, defending champions are easy prey,Eagles must pick a medal in South Africa.Former Abia state governor Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu believes the Nations Cup Draw is ... read more »

The Super Eagles of Nigeria in a match against Namibia in Calaba

  • Nigeria:  Nwosu Writes Off Eagles' AFCON Foes

    Daily Trust, 26 October 2012

    Former Golden Eaglets' coach, Henry Nwosu said Super Eagles have nothing to fear over their 2013 AFCON group opponents. read more »

  • Nigeria/Burkina Faso:  Eagles No Threat to Us - B/Faso

    Vanguard, 26 October 2012

    Burkina Faso have said that the Super Eagles were no threat to them when both teams clash in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations opener on Janaury 19 at the 41,000 capacity Mbombela ... read more »

  • Nigeria/Zambia:  Eagles Will Deal With Zambia - Keshi

    Vanguard, 26 October 2012

    Coach Stephen Keshi has said that the Super Eagles were capable of dealing with the threat that Zambia, the reigning African champions will pose to the title hope of Nigeria in the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  AFCON 2013 Draws - It's a Fair Deal for Eagles, Says Keshi

    This Day, 26 October 2012

    After witnessing Nigeria drawn along with defending champions, the Copper Bullets of Zambia, Stallion of Burkina Faso and the Brave Warriors of Ethiopia in Group C of the 2013 ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  SA 2013 Draw - Mikel, Musa, Ambrose Upbeat About Pairing

    This Day, 26 October 2012

    Super Eagles stars led by Chelsea star, John Mikel Obi, have promised a good AFCON 2013 outing after they drew champions Zambia, Burkina Faso and Ethiopia in the first round. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Mikel, Ahmed Musa Optimistic

    Leadership, 26 October 2012

    Super Eagles stars led by Mikel Obi have promised a good AFCON outing after they drew champions Zambia and Burkina Faso in the first round. On Wednesday, Nigeria was drawn in Group ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Mikel, Musa Upbeat for Nations Cup

    Daily Trust, 26 October 2012

    Eagles' stars led by Mikel Obi have promised a good Nations Cup outing after they drew champions Zambia and Burkina Faso in the first round. read more »

  • Africa:  Tricky Draws for Soccer's Africa Cup of Nations

    allAfrica.com, 24 October 2012

    Hosts South Africa have been handed a tricky draw in the group stages of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations to be played from January 19 to February 10, while Ghana's Black Stars face ... read more »

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The Super Eagles in training (file photo).