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Yes it's just Sao Tome, but it wasn't TOO LONG AGO when we huffed, puffed and barely beat teams of this level of opposition.

Let's not forget our humble beginnings ooo :taunt:
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Didn't we huff and puff against Sierra Leone last week?
Tobi17 wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:08 pm Yes it's just Sao Tome, but it wasn't TOO LONG AGO when we huffed, puffed and barely beat teams of this level of opposition.

Let's not forget our humble beginnings ooo :taunt:
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Tobi17 wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:08 pm Yes it's just Sao Tome, but it wasn't TOO LONG AGO when we huffed, puffed and barely beat teams of this level of opposition.

Let's not forget our humble beginnings ooo :taunt:
We dont play teams this level too often tbh.

Last time it was against Seychelles.

3-1 and 3-0.

So yes while this team is piss poor, going from 3-0 to 10-0 is a tremendous improvement.

Peseiro is THE TRUTH. And I said it before this match.

The pressing, the movement, the passing, the simplicity. We will go places. I'm already predicting an afcon win in 2023. You heard it first.
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vancity eagle wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:14 pm
Tobi17 wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:08 pm Yes it's just Sao Tome, but it wasn't TOO LONG AGO when we huffed, puffed and barely beat teams of this level of opposition.

Let's not forget our humble beginnings ooo :taunt:
We dont play teams this level too often tbh.

Last time it was against Seychelles.

3-1 and 3-0.

So yes while this team is piss poor, going from 3-0 to 10-0 is a tremendous improvement.

Peseiro is THE TRUTH. And I said it before this match.

The pressing, the movement, the passing, the simplicity. We will go places. I'm already predicting an afcon win in 2023. You heard it first.
I hope your prediction comes to light, VE
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vancity eagle wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:14 pm
Tobi17 wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:08 pm Yes it's just Sao Tome, but it wasn't TOO LONG AGO when we huffed, puffed and barely beat teams of this level of opposition.

Let's not forget our humble beginnings ooo :taunt:
We dont play teams this level too often tbh.

Last time it was against Seychelles.

3-1 and 3-0.

So yes while this team is piss poor, going from 3-0 to 10-0 is a tremendous improvement.

Peseiro is THE TRUTH. And I said it before this match.

The pressing, the movement, the passing, the simplicity. We will go places. I'm already predicting an afcon win in 2023. You heard it first.
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1naija wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:10 pm Didn't we huff and puff against Sierra Leone last week?
Tobi17 wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:08 pm Yes it's just Sao Tome, but it wasn't TOO LONG AGO when we huffed, puffed and barely beat teams of this level of opposition.

Let's not forget our humble beginnings ooo :taunt:
Sierra Leone is actually a very decent side so I wouldn't consider them minnows, any top 3 team in Africa will struggle against them.
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vancity eagle wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:14 pm
Tobi17 wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:08 pm Yes it's just Sao Tome, but it wasn't TOO LONG AGO when we huffed, puffed and barely beat teams of this level of opposition.

Let's not forget our humble beginnings ooo :taunt:
We dont play teams this level too often tbh.

Last time it was against Seychelles.

3-1 and 3-0.

So yes while this team is piss poor, going from 3-0 to 10-0 is a tremendous improvement.

Peseiro is THE TRUTH. And I said it before this match.

The pressing, the movement, the passing, the simplicity. We will go places. I'm already predicting an afcon win in 2023. You heard it first.
KPOM,

I don't really care about the piss poor team we played, to be honest I wasn't even expecting a beat down of this nature...was leaning more towards a scrappy 3-0 win but definitely not this.

My biggest takeaway was how we played,, our press and counter press, passing, movement and even the crosses were a joy to watch. Surely Peseiro has earned his stripes, once he adds few more quality players to this team, I'm more than certain we will forget our world cup woes in no time.
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On second look Sao Tome is not actually as bad as I thought. Look at their results from 2021 afcon qualifying.

Ghana 3 Sao Tome 1
Sao Tome 0 Ghana 1
S. Africa 2 Sao Tome 0
Sao Tome 2 S. Africa 4

Neither SA or Ghana beat them by more than 2 goals in 2 attempts.

They were beaten 4-0 by Sudan in the same group.

But this team is not nearly as bad as Seychelles. Thos achievement today is actually more impressive than I initially thought.
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more results from Sao Tome. They didn't suddenly become this useless overnight

Guinea Bissau 2 Sao Tome 1 2019
Sao Tome 0 Guinea Bissau 1 2019
Uganda 3 Sao Tome 1 2018
Cameroon 2 Sao Tome 0 2017
Sao Tome 0 Cameroon 2
Madagascar 3 Sao Tome 2 2017
Sao Tome 0 Madagascar 1 2017
Morocco 2 Sao Tome 0 2016
Sao Tome 1 Cape Verde 2 2016
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vancity eagle wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:14 pm
Tobi17 wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:08 pm Yes it's just Sao Tome, but it wasn't TOO LONG AGO when we huffed, puffed and barely beat teams of this level of opposition.

Let's not forget our humble beginnings ooo :taunt:
We dont play teams this level too often tbh.

Last time it was against Seychelles.

3-1 and 3-0.

So yes while this team is piss poor, going from 3-0 to 10-0 is a tremendous improvement.

Peseiro is THE TRUTH. And I said it before this match.

The pressing, the movement, the passing, the simplicity. We will go places. I'm already predicting an afcon win in 2023. You heard it first.
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I remember Madagascar claiming they are in Africa's elite after beating Naija 2-0
My point:
  • The first good result is a "happenstaien"
    A second consecutive good result is a coincidence
    A third consecutive good result is a pattern.. now u can celebrate
Naija people, when will u learn?
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Rawlings wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 5:59 pm I remember Madagascar claiming they are in Africa's elite after beating Naija 2-0
My point:
  • The first good result is a "happenstaien"
    A second consecutive good result is a coincidence
    A third consecutive good result is a pattern.. now u can celebrate
Naija people, when will u learn?
How dare Madagascar, they need to play and not lose to Comoros first before making such outlandish claims as being one of Africa's elite!
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You are calling them a decent side because we "huffed and puffed" against them.
Tobi17 wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:27 pm
1naija wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:10 pm Didn't we huff and puff against Sierra Leone last week?
Tobi17 wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:08 pm Yes it's just Sao Tome, but it wasn't TOO LONG AGO when we huffed, puffed and barely beat teams of this level of opposition.

Let's not forget our humble beginnings ooo :taunt:
Sierra Leone is actually a very decent side so I wouldn't consider them minnows, any top 3 team in Africa will struggle against them.
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The pitch was good. When they come to Abuja we will barely score 3 goals. Mark my words.
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1naija wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 6:17 pm You are calling them a decent side because we "huffed and puffed" against them.
Tobi17 wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:27 pm
1naija wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:10 pm Didn't we huff and puff against Sierra Leone last week?
Tobi17 wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 4:08 pm Yes it's just Sao Tome, but it wasn't TOO LONG AGO when we huffed, puffed and barely beat teams of this level of opposition.

Let's not forget our humble beginnings ooo :taunt:
Sierra Leone is actually a very decent side so I wouldn't consider them minnows, any top 3 team in Africa will struggle against them.
Did you watch them play at the recent AFCON?
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You notice Ekong missing in the defense and kept a clean sheet.
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bushboy wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 6:25 pm The pitch was good. When they come to Abuja we will barely score 3 goals. Mark my words.
sure! Even if we lose to them, na your shelenge be that! Looks like this result really pained you well well! Let it hurt your black soul! :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: :rotf: we won 10-0! cry all you want, wont change the result. :taunt: :lol:
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Benedict Iroha wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 7:11 pm You notice Ekong missing in the defense and kept a clean sheet.
That Tottenham reject is finished. Even at his prime, he was at best a div 2 level player. Hopefully, he will be replaced in the squad, and so will Balogun.
metalalloy wrote: Does the SE have Gray, Mahrez or Albrighton on our team or players of their caliber?
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danfo driver wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 7:39 pm
Benedict Iroha wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 7:11 pm You notice Ekong missing in the defense and kept a clean sheet.
That Tottenham reject is finished. Even at his prime, he was at best a div 2 level player. Hopefully, he will be replaced in the squad, and so will Balogun.
With those 2 at the back (ekong & balogun) we can't play out of the back which is a big hinderance for a team that needs possession to thrive. I was happy to see Bassey playing CB today (it crossed my mind more than once before today). In order to maximize the strengths of our best players consistently, the team needs to be able to comfortably play out of the back.
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Benedict Iroha wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 7:11 pm You notice Ekong missing in the defense and kept a clean sheet.
Sao Tome bro.

wait till at least Guinea Bissau before you make such insinuations.
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Benedict Iroha wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 7:11 pm You notice Ekong missing in the defense and kept a clean sheet.
STFU
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danfo driver wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 7:39 pm
Benedict Iroha wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 7:11 pm You notice Ekong missing in the defense and kept a clean sheet.
That Tottenham reject is finished. Even at his prime, he was at best a div 2 level player. Hopefully, he will be replaced in the squad, and so will Balogun.
STFU
make peaceful change impossible make violent change inevitable.

"It depends on what the meaning of the word 'is' is. If the--if he--if 'is' means is and never has been, that is not--that is one thing. If it means there is none, that was a completely true statement....Now, if someone had asked me on that day, are you having any kind of sexual relations with Ms. Lewinsky, that is, asked me a question in the present tense, I would have said no. And it would have been completely true."
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Let's wait a little bit on this Bassey at CD oo. The way that little Ghananese man blew past him in Kumasi and Abuja and the way he was lefts gasping for air against Ecuador and how he was left stranded by the Sierra Leone players makes me want to exercise caution.
green4life wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 7:49 pm
danfo driver wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 7:39 pm
Benedict Iroha wrote: Mon Jun 13, 2022 7:11 pm You notice Ekong missing in the defense and kept a clean sheet.
That Tottenham reject is finished. Even at his prime, he was at best a div 2 level player. Hopefully, he will be replaced in the squad, and so will Balogun.
With those 2 at the back (ekong & balogun) we can't play out of the back which is a big hinderance for a team that needs possession to thrive. I was happy to see Bassey playing CB today (it crossed my mind more than once before today). In order to maximize the strengths of our best players consistently, the team needs to be able to comfortably play out of the back.
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