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21hNick Said

Nigeria unfamiliar to bulk of Bafana squad

It is a sign of South Africa's injury crisis and rapid evolution that just nine of their 23-man squad have ever faced Nigeria before.

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3dKweséESPN Staff

Ghana confirm Asamoah absence

The Black Stars have revealed that the Internazionale midfielder will not be involved in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ethiopia.

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6dColin Udoh

Ighalo devastated by Bafana Bafana miss

Odion Ighalo tells KweséESPN he is "devastated and sad" after suffering an injury that has effectively ended his season.

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7dDami Ugbane

Onyekuru replaces Ighalo in Nigeria squad

Galatasary forward Henry Onyekuru has been called up from the standby list to replace Odion Ighalo ahead of Nigeria's AFCON qualifier vs Bafana.

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8dMichael Oti Adjei

Ghana recall Ayew brothers for Ethiopia

The Ayew brothers are set to end their year-long absence from the Black Stars squad after being called up for the Ethiopia clash.

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8dDaniel Ekonde, Special to KweséESPN

Djoum makes Cameroon return for Morocco clash

Hearts midfielder Arnaud Djoum has been named in Cameroon's squad for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Morocco on November 16.

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9dNick Said

End to Thulani Serero saga is welcome news

Thulani Serero's return to Bafana Bafana for the AFCON qualifier vs. Nigeria came as a welcome surprise, and one that finally sees sanity prevail.

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15dColin Udoh

Olamilekan selection does Rohr no favours

Gernot Rohr's selection of Adeleye Olamilekan may have been a response to critics of his usual policy, but it could just lead to more problems.

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15dAndrew Oryada

Uganda squad named for Cape Verde qualifier

Uganda coach Sebastien Desabre has named a 30-man squad ahead of a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Cape Verde next month.

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17dColin Udoh

In-form Victor Osimhen earns Nigeria recall

Charleroi's Victor Osimhen has been recalled to the 23-man Nigeria squad for next month's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.

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28dColin Udoh

Ndidi regretting costly yellow card

Nigeria midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is "really disappointed" at the thought of missing next month's 2019 AFCON qualifier against South Africa.