1. Uzoho Laments, After Elche Confirm Injury Report

With initial doubts over the extent of damage eventually confirmed from a second check on Monday at the club’s base, footballlive.ng report that Uzoho is devastated he will not be able to report to the Super Eagles’ camp this weekend as previously planned.

Uzoho admitted he will miss the Eagles AFCON qualifier in South Africa after Elche announced he suffered a fracture against Cadiz and will be out for at least four weeks.

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2. Steven Pienaar, South African fans fear Iwobi’s form

Pienaar who had a long spell in the English Premier league playing for Everton, Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur insists that Iwobi’s current form for his club, Arsenal is extremely frightening with his current confidence certainly on a continuous rise.

Iwobi came on as a second half substitute for Henrikh Mkhitaryan in the 68th minute and provided the assist that led to Arsenal’s equalizer in the match against Liverpool on Saturday.

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3. AFCON 2019: Injuries won’t stop South Africa from beating Nigeria -Baxter

The former Keizer Chiefs coach said he has confidence in the current crop of players listed to play the Super Eagles “Being confident is that the players I work with, I know they desire greatly to qualify; they know that Nigeria are a top class team. The players know that they have to get rid of them for us to go where we want to go. So I believe the players will not have a problem of not wanting it enough and not able to balance their mental attitude towards the game.”

The South African team will be without some key players due to injury with the recent addition being Brentford’s defensive midfielder Kamohelo Mokotjo, others are SuperSport midfielder Dean Furman, SC Amiens of France midfielder Bongani Zungu, Montpellier midfielder Keegan Dolly, Mamelodi Sundowns attacking midfielder Sibusiso Vilakazi and SuperSport striker Bradley Grobler but Baxter says he is unfazed by these challenges.

4. German Club Paderborn Celebrate Collins Super Eagles Invitation For Bafana, Uganda Games

German Bundesliga Two side, SC Paderborn have celebrated their left back, Jamilu Collins latest call-up to the Super Eagles and stated that his continuous recognition at the international level is a testament to his good performance with the club, reports Completesportsnigeria. com.

5. Bafana players have the desire to qualify for AFCON – Baxter

Cape Town – After selecting a 23-man squad, Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter is confident that his charges are more than capable of getting a victory against Nigeria in the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.

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