Posts Tagged ‘Afcon’

Keshi named team for Congo and South Africa

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Kouami Sessou

Returnee Super Eagles chief coach Stephen Keshi, has named team for Congo and South Africa ahead of matchday 5 and 6 of 2015 afcon qualifiers. There was no place  for Seattle Sounders striker Obafemi Martins in Keshi’s squad. Keshi had claimed martins was too ‘old’ for the team and should give opportunity to the younger players. Keshi further resisted pressure to introduce Flying Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho to the team. Keshi has recalled to the team, home –based defender Solomon Kwambe, while Aaron Samuel (who got one of the goals against Sudan), Hope Akpan, Sunday Emmanuel and home –boy Emem ...

South Africa named squad to face Congo for 2015 Afcon Qualifications

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Kouami Sessou

Bafana Bafana head coach Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba named a squad of 26 players for the upcoming ORANGE Africa Cup of Nations, Morocco 2015 qualifiers against Congo (Brazzaville). South Africa will travel to Pointe Noire where they will play against Congo on Saturday, 11 October 2014, and again meet the same team on Wednesday, 15 October at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane (20h05 kick off). ”We needed back-up in some positions due to the unavailability of some players, but it is more or less the same team that played Sudan and Nigeria – it’s a question of if it ain’t broken why fix it? We are looking forward to the two ma ...