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ALGERIA 2-1 NIGERIA: NO TWEAKS UP ROHR’S SLEEVE

In the immediate aftermath of Nigeria’s loss to Algeria, there were parallels immediately drawn with the defeat suffered at the hands of Argentina at the 2018 World Cup. Then, as now, Nigeria had reeled in a one-goal deficit from the penalty spot, only to be sucker-punched late on and exit the competition. However, attractive as …

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Ahmed Musa

NIGERIA 2-1 SOUTH AFRICA: MUSA SHOWS BAFANA VALUE OF DEPTH

In the build-up to their Quarter-final meeting on Wednesday, Stuart Baxter and Gernot Rohr engaged in a bit of verbal jousting, first tipping their hats and then stridently trying to pin the tag of ‘favourites’ on each other. Rohr went first, his argument being that defeating the hosts Egypt, “favourite number one” in his mind, …

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