As Aiteo continues to score with football sponsorship
For good 48 hours, the news of Aiteo Group signing one of the most lucrative deals with the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) trended on different platforms of the social media.
Eagles jump to 41 in new FIFA rankings, Egypt best in Africa
Even though Nigeria did not feature in the 2017 African Nations Cup, the Super Eagles moved up nine places to 41 in the latest world football ranking released by FIFA yesterday.
Indomitable Lions of Cameroon get presidential reception for AFCON victory
Africa Cup of Nations-winning squad, the Indomitable Lions of Cameroun have been given a special state reception by the country’s president, Paul Biya. The Indomitable Lions, who lifted the trophy on Sunday after beating Egypt 2-1....
After Nations Cup triumph, Cameroon looks to future
Cameroun celebrated the most improbable of victories at the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday, which Coach Hugo Broos hoped would pave the way towards a bright future for his team.
Rohr dismisses Cameroon, plans two friendly games next month
Super Eagles’ Coach, Garnot Rohr, who was in Gabon to monitor the country’s opponents in the forthcoming World Cup and the Cameroun 2019 Nations Cup, has allayed fears over the threat posed...
Four lessons from Africa’s football fiesta
It was a fairytale end to an absolute improbable tournament for the Indomitable Lions who were written off by many even before kicking a ball in Gabon. Cameroun’s conquest is a prove that in the game of soccer, you ‘never say never’.
Egypt salutes team 'dignity' after agonising loss
The Egyptian president and newspapers applauded the "dignity" of the national football team on Monday, calling them champions despite agonisingly losing the Africa Cup of Nations final 2-1 to Cameroon.
Cameroon defeats Egypt to lift fifth AFCON title
Vincent Aboubakar came off the bench to score a stunning winner with two minutes left as Cameroon fought back from behind to beat Egypt 2-1 in a thrilling Africa Cup of Nations final on Sunday. Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny had given Egypt the lead midway through the first half and Egypt looked to be on…
Elneny starts for Egypt in Cup of Nations final
Elneny missed the Pharaohs' quarter-final win against Morocco with a calf problem that also kept him out of their penalty shoot-out win against Burkina Faso in the semi-finals.