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Nigeria cruise to 3-0 victory vs. Seychelles

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Goals from Ahmed Musa, Chidozie Awaziem and Odion Ighalo ensured Nigeria got their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification campaign back on track with a 3-0 away win against Seychelles on Saturday.

Stand-in captain Musa set the ball rolling in the 15th minute with his 16th international goal, a beautiful left-footed scorcher which came back off the post and goalkeeper Dave Mussard, before settling in the back of the net.

Despite not delivering a spectacular performance - largely due to the poor...

Seychelles vs. Nigeria: Only a win will do for the Super Eagles

Nothing short of a win is expected and required from the Super Eagles when they face Seychelles away on Saturday. The alternative is simply unthinkable.

Despite the withdrawal of key players from the squad, the Nigerians should still have enough to secure a convincing win against opponents ranked 188th in the world.

Here are there reasons why only a win will do for the Eagles in Victoria.

...because they have to

It is not a matter of choice; anything short of a win in Victoria, and the Super Eagles...

Karuru hat-trick seals Zimbabwe passage to Cosafa Cup quarterfinal

Ovidy Karuru of Zimbabwe during the 2017 Cosafa Castle Cup match between Zimbabwe and Seychelles at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Rustenburg South Africa on 30 June 2017.
Ovidy Karuru of Zimbabwe during the 2017 Cosafa Castle Cup match between Zimbabwe and Seychelles at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Rustenburg South Africa on 30 June 2017.

Ovidy Karuru notched a hat-trick as Zimbabwe turned in a goal feast on Friday to ensure progress in the Cosafa Cup, when they beat the Seychelles 6-0 at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace to win Group B.

Defender Ocean Mushure came on as a second half substitute to grab two goals and Prince Dube also contributed in a one-sided victory that ensured top spot in the first round. Zimbabwe will now meet Swaziland in a quarter-final meeting in South Africa on Sunday.

The Warriors finished ahead of Madagascar,...