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AFCON 2023: ‘Solid’ Super Eagles Can Challenge For Title — Song

AFCON 2023: ‘Solid’ Super Eagles Can Challenge For Title — Song

Cameroon head coach, Rigobert Song believes the Super Eagles have what it takes to go far at the ongoing 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

The Super Eagles produced a magnificent display to knock the Indomitable Lions out of the competition on Saturday.

Ademola Lookman scored in each half as Jose Peseiro’s men cruised to a 2-0 victory against their perennial rivals.

Song, who thumbed up the Super Eagles display in the game is rooting for them to win a fourth title in Cote d’Ivoire.

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“Nigeria played a good game. They are a solid side and they proved that against us. Congratulations to them,'” Song said after the game.

” We are a young team, still in a rebuilding process. We made a couple of mistakes which is normal with a young team like ours.

“Nigeria have always been a favourite and I think they have the quality to win the competition.

The Super Eagles will face Angola in the quarter-finals.

The game billed for the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium will take place next week Friday.

By Adeboye Amosu in Abidjan


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COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 16
  • MONKEY POST 5 months ago

    I can’t be bamboozled by this performance against a cameroonian team that has been below average in this tournament. Until the super eagles face Senegal, Morocco, for now I reserve my comments…

    • You are no longer a monkey but gorilla or baboon who never appreciate anything. One match at a time so don’t be in a hurry.

      • MONKEY POST 5 months ago

        Let the super eagles beat Senegal or Morocco first and see if I will not appreciate them

        • Ur useless roha beat Senegal or morroco? foolish guy

        • Edoman 5 months ago

          Monkey, you need to go back to where you belong. You are not wanted in our mist. Just go away. You could go to the Jungo or even to Ghana if you choose to do so. The real Nigerians everywhere are now saying to Monkey post to go get lost in the in Ghana forest soonest. Oya !!!!!!!. Let me remind this Monkey guy that, as an Edoman, we have ‘Ogun’ ooooooo. Ogun da kill oooooooooooooo.

    • @MonkeyPost, but what would you do when Nigeria wins the trophy on February 9? Cos I can categorically tell you that the Super Eagles will be the champions of Africa going to the next Afcon. Flesh and blood has not revealed this.

      I’ll advise you to start to tone down on your “criticisms” and start speaking more positively so that when the celebration day comes you can join in the party without feeling like a former unbeliever in the SE.

      • MONKEY POST 5 months ago

        I think say na February 11 afcon dey end? Your own na 9th? Ok o! dey play…

  • MONKEY POST 5 months ago

    I can’t be bamboozled by this performance against a cameroonian team that has been below average in this tournament. Until the super eagles face Senegal, Morocco, for now I reserve my comments…

    • Emecco 5 months ago

      Monkey Post, you are a disgrace to Humanity. You are just a nincompoop. What if your much revered Senegal and Morocco are knocked out by CIV and SA respectively in this round, then who does the SE need to knockout to convince you.?? Did Rohr whom you and your lineage are perpetually enslaved to knockout Germany or Spain For you to start to lick his poo on a daily basis.?? Is it not in protest to the sack of Rohr that you have been personally wishing the SE doom . Don’t worry Benin Republic would also sack your Demi God for poor performance and this time around get ready to strip yourself naked in the market square in protest. You are indeed a lowlife chalartan.

      • MONKEY POST 5 months ago

        Then the super eagles will have to beat any of the teams that beat Senegal or Morocco..in drama we call it plot twist..

        And you can see that I was gentle enough to reply while ignoring your insults…peace!

  • Mr song we will take it one match at a time…..Every game is a final and the next final is against Angola!

  • Ako Amadi 5 months ago

    It is disrespectful to call Troost-Ekong ‘Nigeria’s Stand-in Captain’ Caotaincy is not a life peerage. He is simply currently Captain of the Super Eagles. Period.

  • But Nwanne @Ako Amadi that is what I have been knacking my head on the ground for years a Captain should lead from the front o battlefield and everyone deserves respect.

    • Footballfanatic 5 months ago

      It’s really bad that Ahmed Musa can’t even get 2 minutes lol that tells alot about his form

      • Edoman 5 months ago

        How many times this ‘hard-working coach’ have to tell Nigerians that his invitation to Musa is principally based on Musa’s ability to assist him, the coach, to prep the boys in the Nigerian’s peculiar mode. In other words, the coach knows why he is always inviting Musa. I think the coach is entitled to those reasons. Why are some Nigerians always think that they know more than the Coach? leave Musa alone. Trust Oga coach to do his thing.

  • Hassan Tia 5 months ago

    Monkey Post you do not respect Super Eagles pedigree , SE have excellent pedigree in this tournament with three titles 1980,94,2013 , three final in 1984, 1988, 2000 and seven semi-final with bronze, I think this tournament SE will do it again, there are many factors SE will reach the final, frist Peseiro has got strong and agile goalkeeper who is consonant untill now, Stanly Nwabili is doing so well till now; second , Peseiro has put new tactics and stratigies for SE with strict and strong defensive style that appears in formation 3-4-3 which blocked and protect SE goal area from conceding more goals; so these are tow factors which can reach any team to the final of the tournament or will help any team to win any match.

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