Super Eagles On Way To Durban For AFCON Semi-Final

By SR Sports

The Super Eagles will leave Rustenburg today for Durban, venue of their Wednesday semi-final duel with the Eagles of Mali.

The match, at the Moses Mabhida Stadium, is among others an opportunity for the Super Eagles to make amends for disappointing Durbanites in particular, and South Africans in general, during the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals.

In that competition, after losing their first two matches against Argentina in Johannesburg and Greece in Bloemfontein, the Eagles still stood a chance to reach the Round of 16 if they defeated Korea Republic.

At the Moses Mabhida Stadium on June 22, 2010, the Nigerians, roared on by a capacity crowd, could only manage a 2-2 draw with the Koreans, characterized by a couple of horrendous misses, and crashed out of the first World Cup on African soil at group stage.

On Wednesday, the Eagles will have the same capacity crowd on their side as South Africans have switched allegiance to Nigeria following a gorgeous display against Cote d’Ivoire on Sunday, and the fact that their own Bafana Bafana were eliminated by the Malians.

Nigeria will welcome back midfield lynchpin Fegor Ogude, who missed Sunday’s clash after being suspended for earning two yellow cards in the group stage.
 

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Nigeriastan

Lets be guided by our comments.Football is a uniting Factor in the Country.God Bless Nigeria..

our eagles wil fly nd soar

mali is a strong team naija should nt underate them.bt ours is a big eagle we wil fly higher than them.

David was attacked by his

David was attacked by his enemies unaware, he went down on his knew to seek concept from God.
God said to David: Pursue, overtake, conquer, and recover all. In that same accord Flying Eagles, pursue, overtake Mali conquer South Africa and recover the trophy, Thus said the Lord of Host

STOP IT PLEASE

It's astonishing how some fellows have added ethnic colouration to this victory. Where were they when most people castigated the Eagles, did they defend their so-called SE/SS Eagles. I used to think we were always united when it came to football. I beg all those with ethnic biases to stop it. Whether we'll continue as a country or not is our choice, but while we are still one country, let's truly be one. STOP IT PLEASE.

S/EAGLES WIN

I'M DISAPPOINTED WITH THE COMMENTS OF SOME IDIOTS WHO ARE APPLYING ETHNIC SENTIMENTS TO THE VICTORY. INFACT THAT WILL BE THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF THE TEAM IF SOME ETHNIC CHAUVINIST ARE TRYIONG TO CLAIM THE GLORY FOR THE COUNTRY. THE TEAM IS REPRESENTING NIGERIA AND IT DOESNT MATTER IF THEY ALL COME FROM ONE VILLAGE.

The Malians will have a hard

The Malians will have a hard nuts to crack on wednesday. They have no chance in the game. Unfortunately for them they are facing a new reformed eagles. Not the usual team made up of people who got nothing whatsoever to do with football. Meritocracy was the only criteria used in selecting the players who are representing us in south africa. My advice for the Malians is to save themselves some energy for their third place match against the black stars of Ghana. The have no chance against us. Burkina-faso will defeat the ghanian kenke eaters and the final will be a replay of the Burkina-faso boys and the indomitable players of the SE&SS boys. As you all know they were no match for us and were lucky to have equalise the opening match we played together.

Yes, Without Elements of Nigeriastan !!!!!

The boys performed well because there was no element of Nigeriastan like Kaita, Abubakar, and Mohammed in the field. Excluding them from the country will see Nigeria excel.