AFCON

Atalanta's Nigerian forward #11 Ademola Lookman lifts up the trophy after the UEFA Europa League final football match between Atalanta and Bayer Leverkusen at the Dublin Arena stadium, in Dublin, on May 22, 2024. - Lookman scored all three goals as Atalanta won the game 3-0. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

Ademola Lookman: The boy from Wandsworth who brought glory to the goddess

Ademola Lookman arrived in Dublin at the start of this week having lost the AFCON final with Nigeria and the Coppa Italia final with Atalanta already in 2024.
2 months ago
CAPTIONSPic 5. President Bola Tinubu (M); Vice President Kashim Shettima (2ND R); Super Eagle Coach, Jose Peseiro (3RD L) and Super Eagles Players during a Presidential Reception for the Eagles their impressive performance at the just concluded African Cup of Nations (AFCON) at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday (13/2/2024)0150/FEB/11/2/2024/Callistus Ewelike/NAN

Super Eagles: Great outing, high expectations

The last few days have been quite exciting for members of the Super Eagles. The team, which was not reckoned with by many pundits before the just-concluded Africa Cup of Nations in
5 months ago
Real Sociedad's Nigerian forward Umar Sadiq gestures during the Spanish league football match between Real Sociedad and Real Betis at the Anoeta stadium in San Sebastian on December 17, 2023. (Photo by AFP)

Nigerian striker Umar Sadiq issues warning to cyberbullies

Super Eagles striker, Umar Sadiq, has issued a serious warning to people trying to bully him on social media. [ad] Sadiq, who missed the just-concluded 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in
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The Super Eagles take a group photo before their AFCON 2023 semi-final game against South Africa. Photo: AFP

MTN Nigeria hosts Super Eagles, pledges support for sports devt

MTN Nigeria yesterday hosted players and officials of the Super Eagles to a welcome breakfast in recognition of their exceptional performance at the just-concluded 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cote
5 months ago
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