Super Eagles held to a goaless draw in Rwanda

Published 7 years ago by: Akeem Jaffe Jaffa
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at 29-02-2012 07:17PM (7 years ago)

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    Nigeria survived a late Rwanda onslaught to force a 0-0 draw at Stade de Kigali Wednesday in a 2013 Africa Cup of Nations first round qualifier.

The Super Eagles were playing their first competitive match under new coach Stephen Keshi and will be favoured to reach the final elimination round after the mid-June return match.

Keshi had warned his mix of local and overseas-based stars to expect a battle at the compact 22,000-capacity ground in the Rwandan capital, and so it proved with the home team much improved under new Serb coach Milutin Sredojevic.

There was no joy for Indian Ocean island teams with Madagascar crashing 4-0 to the Cape Verde Islands and the Seychelles slumping by the same score against the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Ryan da Graca and Eduardo Gomes scored in the first half and Toni Varela twice in the closing stages as the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde devoured their opponents in Antananarivo.

Dioko Kaluyituka was the hat-trick star in Victoria for the Congolese, winners of the Cup of Nations in 1968 and 1974 but not among the top 30 African teams in the FIFA rankings this month.

Mabi Mputu was also on target for the visitors, who are banking on experienced French coach Claude le Roy to lift them out of the doldrums after missing the last three Cup of Nations tournaments.

Kenya edged Togo 2-1 in Nairobi with James Situma putting the home team ahead, Razak Boukari levelling before half-time and Allan Wanga snatched a winner for the Harambee Stars.



http://www.vanguardngr.com/2012/02/nigeria-survived-rwanda-onslaught/



Jamesaino at 29-02-2012 07:49PM (7 years ago)
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Inadequacy in preparation.
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Senegal at 1-03-2012 01:12AM (7 years ago)
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Wingless eagles
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interpo77 at 1-03-2012 01:17AM (7 years ago)
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THE WORST EAGLES EVER OF OVER 40 YRS IN HISTORY,
 WHAT DO EXPECT , CALLING YAK AND KAITA BACK MEANS FAILURE
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nablegalaxy at 1-03-2012 07:45AM (7 years ago)
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With Steve Kechi's back to eagle's vomit means a total failure. The NFF hasn't still scrutinized a good coach. I think Austine Eguavon is better of. He won 82% matches played, drawn 9% and lost 9%. Actually, he played eleven matches winning nine, drawn one and lost one. It was a big shock for me when NFF droped him. Anyway let's see what Keshi owns for us.
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francis222 at 1-03-2012 09:27AM (7 years ago)
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confusion over eagles players super eagles needs adjustment....
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bishop77777 at 1-03-2012 09:42AM (7 years ago)
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SHAME ON THEM........DIVIDED PEOPLE
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malvin2525 at 1-03-2012 12:01PM (7 years ago)
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 Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh?
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Princestevo at 1-03-2012 02:28PM (7 years ago)
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starting with draw well no ya
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Barshkid at 1-03-2012 02:33PM (7 years ago)
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No comment........  Let wait nd C
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Barshkid at 1-03-2012 02:36PM (7 years ago)
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Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin No comment........  Let wait nd C
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Angelita2 at 1-03-2012 03:13PM (7 years ago)
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 Lips Sealed Lips Sealed Lips Sealed Lips Sealed Lips Sealed
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fuckinjoe at 1-03-2012 03:39PM (7 years ago)
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this is no more super eagles...........rather SUPER CHICKEN. Cheesy Cheesy

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EMMYBOSS at 1-03-2012 04:09PM (7 years ago)
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WHETHER THE PERFORM OR NOT.  IS THEIR OWN MONEY THEY ARE MAKING. THE BETTER PERFORMANCE, THE MORE MONEY VICE VERSA
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ajanni at 1-03-2012 05:21PM (7 years ago)
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very serious ooooo
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imoc at 1-03-2012 06:15PM (7 years ago)
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super egles don fail them need cooch.,,,. Grin Grin
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jossymark at 1-03-2012 07:22PM (7 years ago)
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Have naija people ever do any good thing right? no. but when it's evil we are the first & upper degree holder.
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totallove at 1-03-2012 07:45PM (7 years ago)
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common ruwanda!!anyway sha naijas like honeypot too much ,,over phyuku phyuku,
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proly at 1-03-2012 09:26PM (7 years ago)
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ooops
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ajanni at 1-03-2012 11:00PM (7 years ago)
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they no try at all ooooooooo
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