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Nigeria's Kanu warns Ghana that Super Eagles will avenge defeat

Published on: 12 July 2011

Nigeria legend Nkwankwo Kanu says the Super Eagles will end their recent defeats to Ghana when the two sides meet on 9 August in an international friendly.

Last Sunday, the Dream Team V were eliminated from the All Africa Games qualifier by Ghana's Olympic team.

The Black Meteors overturned a 3-1 deficit to beat Nigeria 2-0 in Kumasi and go through to this year’s final in Maputo, Mozambique on away goals.

Two months ago, the Super Falcons, having played out a lacklustre 1-1 draw in Abuja, slumped to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Ghana's Under-20 ladies.

This means Ghanaian teams have knocked out Nigeria from both the women and men's football competition at the All Africa Games scheduled for September.

Looking ahead to the international friendly in London, Kanu said:

''Don't worry, the Super Eagles will get them and it will not be Ghana on top anymore but Nigeria.''

The Super Eagles face Fifa 2010 World Cup quarter-finalists Ghana at Vicarage Road.

The last time the two nations met in London, the Black Stars won 4-1 in 2007.


This article has 33 comment(s), give your comment
  • Billymoore says:
    July 12, 2011 09:13 am
    Keep dreaming. You think we are afraid of you? If you knew the blazing fire heading your Super Chickens (or Eagles?) you would run for cover before August 9
  • Billymoore says:
    July 12, 2011 09:13 am
    Keep dreaming. You think we are afraid of you? If you knew the blazing fire heading towards your Super Chickens (or Eagles?) you would run for cover before August 9
  • Uche says:
    July 12, 2011 02:11 pm
    Kanu, please the Super Eagles cannot beat this African football masters.
  • fred genuwine says:
    July 12, 2011 10:09 am
    my man you billymore you have said all , they think we are joking with them, i think they have forgotten that we are their masters,come August 9 they will see that in Africa , no size, i wish he Kanu play so that we will bow down in Big Shame
  • Unknown says:
    July 12, 2011 10:21 am
    HAHAHAHA beautifully spoken masa..
  • kossovo says:
    July 12, 2011 11:06 am
    Badu will kill them .....he is wanted at man city.
  • 21 guns says:
    July 12, 2011 11:08 am
    this nigerians are full of JOKES ,no wonder their presidents is a joke too.who cant deal with boko haram. kanu you can even play for super chickens in london ,we will beat your ass again ,was you not among them when we beat your chickens 4-1 ,grow up old man ,i wonder a man like you can do what on your head ,you look like an old woman tho.... take it or leave it beating nigerians in football is our hobby . naija is my slave
  • marcel says:
    July 12, 2011 11:39 am
    pls someone help me say hello 2 dat chimpanzee , ..... Wats his name again.... Abedi pele
  • Alkadi Samed says:
    July 12, 2011 11:48 am
    Hahahahahaha... the ussual noise before the slaughter of the eagle, supper chikens will fall in London again..Nigeria never learn their lessons
  • 21 guns says:
    July 12, 2011 11:49 am
    na your mama na your papa be chimpanzee ,go tell your president good luck jonathan he is a gorilla..mboa mba
  • kossovo says:
    July 12, 2011 12:04 pm
    So teribo west is a very nice looking man.hahaha lol
  • kossovo says:
    July 12, 2011 12:07 pm
    Nigerian don't like taking their bath.
  • edward USA says:
    July 12, 2011 12:09 pm
    i beg go sit down don't you have nothing better to do,the eagles can fly but can't never touch the sky remember that kanu or what ever the name is,why are they so much of them self.nigeria, am sorry you can't play there is no way black stars gonna be up three goals to one and give it up, am sorry
  • Gbormorhii says:
    July 12, 2011 12:10 pm
    This medium is not to be used for insult. Please stop those expensive plays
  • tpapa says:
    July 12, 2011 01:51 pm
    Ghanians hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
  • fela nana says:
    July 12, 2011 03:19 pm
    AAG win and this Apes are over the MOON, this shows how mighty we 9jah are. Can u Imagine, this rubbish AAG qualifier. @p.e, since you guys can speak d good English I wonder why u guys has never produce a Noble Laureate,Mediocre. The real stuff is d Olympics and that where men will be not this useless AAG. Seems to me like any win over 9jah by this APES are celebrated like a world cup finals but we don’t see it that way. Ghanaian wake up, nawaoooooooooo, can’t remember u guys knocking grt 9jah out of the world cup race or Olympics where the games lies not this useless AAG. AAG my foot, London 2012 here we comes, that were men will be playing and crying babies will be at home hating. 9jah dats me land.
  • marcel says:
    July 12, 2011 05:04 pm
    well said fela, their president even declared monday a public holiday to celebrate the victory over an U23 nigerian side. Imagine the mentality of these mentally retarded monkeys.
  • Dayo says:
    July 12, 2011 05:14 pm
    BREAKING NEWS .. the nigerians have fire their coach Eguevon and their entire team which played in kumasi,the sunday defeat has cause heart attack in nigeria ,it has lead to 157 people dead only in lagos,their president goodluck jonathan has promise to play against ghana in london ,i am wondering what that good for nothing who call himself president will do on the field infact he look like a crocodile his lips is too long..
  • Sam says:
    July 12, 2011 05:16 pm
    I hope every Nigerian is reading what Kanu is saying. They would later accuse Ghana of being hostile and unfriendly. Blame Kanu if Nigerian is mercilessly beaten and disgraced come August 9. Respect begets respect.
  • Phillbanger says:
    July 12, 2011 05:23 pm
    After u finish puttin on deodaorant and then talk everywere u go niherians are put into the thief category.your country is cursed.u eben bribe argentina for a comon wonder fifa is investigating u.wat u need to be doin is lean how to put on some roll on
  • DAYO says:
    July 12, 2011 05:49 pm
  • kossovo says:
    July 12, 2011 09:00 pm
    It's in their blood. Just take it bath plz.
  • DAYO says:
    July 12, 2011 09:16 pm
    if it is in their blood then we dont need them here ,they are smelling all over here ,their body odour is too much ,i wonder how their girls pussiees will smell after that their ashawo thing..
  • tpapa says:
    July 12, 2011 09:49 pm
    Ghanians Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
  • DUBOIS says:
    July 12, 2011 09:49 pm
  • stone says:
    July 13, 2011 12:51 am
    If you are not mentally retarded you can't say that nonsense.
  • stone says:
    July 13, 2011 12:58 am
    When nija is beaten 30times they are not shy. U know why? they are shameless, arogant and hubrics who know nothing except sakawa and 419.
  • Baffour Uche says:
    July 13, 2011 08:49 am
    Are you guys serious?!whats with this counter attack at each other?you people do not understand english,you suppose to comment not to insult.seriously,guys u should grow sensing some immature and uncivilized people around here.
  • OK BOY says:
    July 13, 2011 07:00 am
    I just can't believe why some Ghanaians and Nigerians hate each other. Please ladies and Gentlemen. I am a Ghanaian and see Nigerians as my brothers and sisters. We are indeed brothers and sisters no matter what. Let me tell you something, do you guys know that is only Ghana and Nigeria who are combined should any war breakout in Africa against any of this two countries? Stop behaving like children.
  • OK BOY says:
    July 13, 2011 10:12 am
    AAhh my brother, Please thanks for the support i just can't understand some of our brothers and sisters at all.
  • lucan says:
    July 17, 2011 10:45 pm
    Nigerians should no know better than reply this dim-wits called Ghanaians...they are inferior wannabees who can never be great like Nigeria...fu***ck Ghana the rest of Africa love and respect us as much as we the Naija blood keeps running! Osheeeee!
  • sunny says:
    August 03, 2011 01:32 pm
    wow ghanaians u hv forgoten so soon, when did ur team jst wake up. u are jst started. but we are on it for long time, dnt think because we rested for a while and nw u think u are the head. we will meet again on 9 augst and we are going to put u ahanaian team where u belong. bet me nireria will win the match with 3:i victory
  • crizz ghana says:
    February 11, 2012 03:53 pm
    kanu ur mother go avenge idiot