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no responses. September 11, 2019 Elizabeth David

Nigeria Humble Sudan 5 Nil To Qualify For Under-23 AFCON


Nigeria Humble Sudan 5 Nil To Qualify For Under-23 AFCON

Nigeria’s Under-23 football team on Tuesday defeated their Sudanese counterparts 5-0 in the second leg of their 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifier. The win ensured the team […]

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no responses. September 10, 2019 Elizabeth David

U-23 AFCON: Olympic Eagles Eye Big Win Against Sudan


U-23 AFCON: Olympic Eagles Eye Big Win Against Sudan

The National U-23 men’s football team, the Olympic Eagles will go all out for a big win against Sudan in their return leg of the final […]

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no responses. August 7, 2019 Elizabeth David

Super Eagles Star Samuel Chukwueze Resumes Pre-season With Villarreal After AFCON 2019


Super Eagles Star Samuel Chukwueze Resumes Pre-season With Villarreal After AFCON 2019

Super Eagles star Samuel Chukwueze has resumed pre-season with Villarreal after playing for Nigeria at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).  Chukwueze played six of […]

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no responses. July 19, 2019 Elizabeth David

BREAKING: Algeria Beat Senegal To Lift AFCON 2019 Trophy


BREAKING: Algeria Beat Senegal To Lift AFCON 2019 Trophy

Baghdad Bounedjah’s early goal propelled Algeria to a first Africa Cup of Nations title in 29 years with a fiery 1-0 victory over Senegal in Friday’s […]

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no responses. July 18, 2019 Elizabeth David

AFCON: Rohr Satisfied Over Super Eagles’ Third Place Finish


AFCON: Rohr Satisfied Over Super Eagles’ Third Place Finish

Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr has expressed satisfaction over Nigeria’s third place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Egypt. The News […]

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no responses. July 17, 2019 Elizabeth David

Cameroon Sack Head Coach Seedorf Following Afcon 2019 Exit


Cameroon Sack Head Coach Seedorf Following Afcon 2019 Exit

The Indomitable Lions have parted ways with their head coach, over a week after their exit to Nigeria Cameroon have sacked coach Clarence Seedorf, the Cameroonian […]

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no responses. July 16, 2019 Elizabeth David

Super Eagles Need Better Goalkeeper, Says Disu


Super Eagles Need Better Goalkeeper, Says Disu

A former Technical Adviser to the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Tunde Disu OFR, has said that the senior national team, Super Eagles deserves a better goalkeeper […]

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no responses. July 15, 2019 Elizabeth David

AFCON 2019: We Want To Write Our Own History, Says Algeria Coach


AFCON 2019: We Want To Write Our Own History, Says Algeria Coach

Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi said his players are “two very difficult steps” away from writing history as they prepare to face Nigeria in Sunday’s Africa Cup […]

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no responses. July 15, 2019 Elizabeth David

Rohr: Eagles Lost To A Better Team


Rohr: Eagles Lost To A Better Team

Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr has admitted that his team lost to a better side in the semifinals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) […]

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no responses. July 12, 2019 Elizabeth David

AFCON: Tunisia Ends Madagascar’s Fairytale


AFCON: Tunisia Ends Madagascar’s Fairytale

Tunisia ended Madagascar’s remarkable Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) run when they beat the rank outsiders 3-0 in their quarter-final on Thursday. Interestingly, Tunisia notched their first […]

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no responses. July 11, 2019 Elizabeth David

AFCON 2019: Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles For Moving to Next Level


AFCON 2019: Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles For Moving to Next Level

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles after defeating South Africa’s Bafana Bafana 2-1 to progress to the Semi-finals of the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup […]

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no responses. July 8, 2019 Elizabeth David

AFCON 2019: Madagascar Beat DR Congo As Fairytale Continues


AFCON 2019: Madagascar Beat DR Congo As Fairytale Continues

Madagascar on Sunday in Alexandria kept up their fairytale run at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. They advanced to the quarter-finals with […]

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no responses. July 3, 2019 Elizabeth David

2019 AFCON: Cameroon To Face Nigeria In Round Of 16


2019 AFCON: Cameroon To Face Nigeria In Round Of 16

Holders Cameroon played out their second successive 0-0 draw at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) when they were held by Benin on Tuesday. The draw […]

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no responses. July 3, 2019 Elizabeth David

Kenya Takes Surprising Defeat Of Three Nil From Senegal


Kenya Takes Surprising Defeat Of Three Nil From Senegal

After losing a penalty kick by Sadio Mane, a goal from Ismaila Sarr were all Senegal needed to beat Kenya in their Group C Day three […]

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no responses. July 1, 2019 Elizabeth David

Super Eagles Humbled 2-0 by AFCON Debutants Madagascar


Super Eagles Humbled 2-0 by AFCON Debutants Madagascar

Highly rated Super Eagles of Nigeria were yesterday humbled 1-0 by lowly rated Madagascar after a awful performance by the three time African champions in their […]

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no responses. June 20, 2019 debby eselebor

Femi Kuti, Others To Perform At Opening Ceremony Of AFCON 2019


Femi Kuti, Others To Perform At Opening Ceremony Of AFCON 2019

The Organising Committee of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) has announced that Nigeria’s legendary Afro-beat singer Femi Anikulapo-Kuti will perform at the opening ceremony […]

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no responses. June 20, 2019 debby eselebor

AFCON 2019: CAF Warns Participating Teams On High Temperatures


AFCON 2019: CAF Warns Participating Teams On High Temperatures

The Confederation of African Football CAF has warned countries participating in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals, to brace up to the possibility of […]

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no responses. June 3, 2019 debby eselebor

AFCON 2019: Mikel, Nine Others Arrive Asaba For Preparations


AFCON 2019: Mikel, Nine Others Arrive Asaba For Preparations

Nigeria’s preparation for the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Egypt is set to begin in full swing with the arrival of its players […]

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no responses. May 15, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Mikel Confirms Super Eagles Return For 2019 AFCON


Mikel Confirms Super Eagles Return For 2019 AFCON

Captain John Obi Mikel has confirmed that he will return to the Super Eagles fold for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Mikel’s last […]

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no responses. April 24, 2019 debby eselebor

U17 AFCON: Nigeria, Guinea Battle For Final Ticket


U17 AFCON: Nigeria, Guinea Battle For Final Ticket

An all-West African clash is on the cards in the first semifinal contest at the ongoing Africa U17 Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Tanzania as the […]

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