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FG congratulates Super Eagles for qualifying for Round of 16

Sen. John Owan Enoh, the Minister of Sports, has applauded the Super Eagles for qualifying for the round of 16 at the ongoing...

Just in: AFCON Round of 16: Super Eagles romp to victory

Nigeria’s Super Eagles soared to the round of 16 in the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Ivory Coast on Monday pipping...

Despite CAF snubs, Nigerian referees will officiate at AFCON, World Cup in 2026 says NRA President Zubairu

The non-representation of Nigerian referees at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Abidjan is giving the Nigerian Referee Association (NRA) worry,...

Super Eagles, so super again, defeat hosts Ivory Coast 1-0

William Troost Ekong’s 55-minute goal silenced the trumpeting fans of the Elephants at the Alhassan Ouattara Stadium in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The Super...

AFCON: Mid-fielder Yusuf out of Ivory Coast clash – Jose Peseiro

Super Eagles midfielder Alhassan Yusuf has been ruled out of the all-important clash with Cote d’Ivoire on Thursday in the ongoing Africa Cup...

AFCON 2023: Make Good Impression Against Hosts Ivory Coast On Thursday, Ngeria’s Sports Minister Charges Super Eagles

The Minister of Sports Development, Sen. John Owan Enoh, has urged the Super Eagles to be “mentally superior” against the host nation in...

Six-time sacked Mourinho, the “special one”, finally sacked by Roma

With Roma sitted ninth on the Seria A table and one win from their last five games, the club pressed the panic button...

AFCON: AKWABA! Electrifying opening ceremony brings crowd, fans to their feet

The opening ceremony of the Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast was spectacular; dancing, singing, and emphasis on the beautiful African cultural...

Palmer’s goal sends Chelsea above Man- U and Newcastle

Chelsea won the bragging rights in a nervy West London derby against Fulham. Fans at Stamford Bridge were edgy as the Blues were...

AFCON 2023: Onauchu replaces injured Sadiq Umar

Nigerian striker Paul Onauchu has replaced Real Sociedad lanky and energetic striker, Sadiq Umar, who was ruled out of the Africa Cup of...

AFCON: How we cheated deaths as aircraft suffered oxygen, pressure shortage mid-air en route to Ivory Coast – Gambian coach

The Gambian national football team, moments after their aircraft departed for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations on Thursday, came perilously close to...

AFCON: Super Eagles land in Abidjan

Three-time champions, Nigeria, arrived in the Ivorian capital, Abidjan, for the 34th Africa Cup of Nations finals on Wednesday, with the contingent dressed...

AFCON: No Osimhen, Boniface partnership in AFCON as Super Eagles suffer another injury blow

Super Eagles have suffered another injury blow, as Bayern Leverkusen super goal poacher, Victor Boniface, has been ruled out of the upcoming Africa...

Super Eagles lose first pre-AFCON friendly 2-0

Jose Peseiro’s Super Eagles have lost 2-0 in a friendly game with Syli National of Guinea played at the Bani Yas Stadium, Abu...

AFCON: Pres.Tinubu releases N12bn to clear debt owed to Super Eagles, others 

With the African Cup of Nations set to  kick off a week from now, President Bola Tinubu has cleared all outstanding debts the...

CAF increases AFCON prize money by 40%, winner to pocket N6.2bn

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced a 40 per cent increment in the prize money for the winner of the Africa...