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Ghana eliminated from AFCON after 3-2 loss to Comoros

Four-time champions Ghana were eliminated from the Africa Cup of Nations after crashing 3-2 to minnows Comoros in Group C on Tuesday in Garoua.   The Black Stars had captain Andre ...

Guinea Bissau vs Nigeria: Six facts to know as Wild Dogs target first win against Super Eagles

Wild Dogs of Guinea Bissau are eyeing their last hope when they lock horns with already qualified and top of the group Nigeria on Wednesday in Garoua at 8 pm.Although they came to the tourna...

Nigeria beat Sudan 3-1, break record, reach AFCON last 16

Nigeria defeated Sudan 3-1 in their AFCON 2021 encounter at the Stade Roumdé Adjia in Garoua, Cameroon, on Saturday.The victory assures the Super Eagles of a place in the Round of 16....

Nigeria vs Sudan: Sudan players vow to shock Super Eagles

Sudan players have threatened to shock Nigeria by ensuring that they grabbed the three points in today’s Africa Cup of Nations’ encounter against Nigeria.Nigeria and Sudan will meet on Satur...

How chaos, controversy, goal drought marred AFCON opening games

There were chaotic scenes, confusion, controversies, and goal drought during the Africa Cup of Nations opening games.On Wednesday as Mali beat Tunisia in a game marred by controversy when th...

Onuachu becomes first Nigerian to win Belgian Golden Shoe award

The Super Eagles and Genk striker Paul Onuachu has been named the winner of the 2021 Belgian Golden Shoe award.He is the first Nigerian and the fourth African to win the honour.Three ...

UPDATED: Nigeria break record, defeat Egypt 1-0 in AFCON opener

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have defeated the Pharaohs of Egypt 1-0 in their group stage encounter at the ongoing 33rd Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday in Garoua, Cameroon.Super Eagles, who ...

Nigeria vs Egypt: Things to know as Super Eagles, Pharaohs clash today

Coach Augustine Eguavoen and his Super Eagles’ wards face a stern test of their credentials when Nigeria and seven-time champions Egypt go for each other’s jugular in the opening match of Group D o...

How to watch AFCON 2021 in Nigeria, other countries

The Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in Cameroon on Sunday with a game between the hosts and Burkina Faso.Cameroon, who play 2013 runners-up Burkina Faso in their opening Group A match at the...

Dates for World Cup 2022 qualifiers, AFCON 2023 draws announced

The Executive Committee of the Confederations of African Football has announced the dates for both FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifiers and Africa Cup of Nations, Ivory Coast 2023 Qualifiers draws ...

Rape: Man City’s Benjamin Mendy granted bail

Manchester City and France international footballer Benjamin Mendy, who has been charged with seven counts of rape, was on Friday freed on bail by a court in northwest England.Judge Patrick ...

AFCON: 23 players arrive Super Eagles camp, Ighalo, four others expected

The England-based trio of Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi, and Wilfred Ndidi were amongst nine players who arrived at the Super Eagles Bolton White Hotel camp on Tuesday in Abuja ahead of the Africa ...

Lukaku’s comments distraction to team, says Tuchel

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has stated that Romelu Lukaku’s comment regarding his current situation at the club is a distraction to the team.Tuchel said this in reaction to the striker’s...

Torres joins Barcelona from Man City

Spanish international Ferran Torres signed for cash-strapped Barcelona on Tuesday from Manchester City, the Catalan side announced.Despite their financial struggles, Barcelona have reportedl...

Iheanacho exceptional in loss, Aribo grabs assist

With several Nigerian players in leagues across Europe already observing their winter break and games getting postponed across the UK due to COVID-19, KELVIN EKERETE monitored the stars in action...

BREAKING: Nigeria name Ndidi, Osimhen, 26 others in 28-man AFCON final list

Head Coach Augustine Eguavoen has named his 28-final list of the Super Eagles of Nigeria for the 33rd Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Cameroon from January 9 to February 6, 2022.Former...

BREAKING: NFF sacks Gernot Rohr

The Nigeria Football Federation has appointed Mr Augustine Eguavoen, currently, its Technical Director, as the Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles on an interim basis. This is with immediate effe...

Why newly-renovated Lekan Salami Stadium’s roof leaks, pitch flooded – Oyo

The Oyo State Government, on Thursday, said the newly-unveiled Lekan Salami Stadium Complex is still under construction.The government said this after videos surfaced online showing the leak...

Aribo’s technically gifted, says ex-Rangers star Hutton

Former Glasgow Rangers defender Alan Hutton is thrilled by Joe Aribo’s tremendous qualities.The former Aston Villa defender said he was excited by reports of manager Steven ...

Bayern to face Moenchengladbach in German Cup

Bayern Munich's French forward Kingsley Coman celebrates scoring the opening goal with his teammate Bayern Munich's German forward Thomas Mueller (R) during the UEFA Champions League final football...