African Cup of Nations
Eagles begin training in Austria ahead Algeria, Tunisia friendlies
The Super Eagles’ camp will open today in Vienna, Austria ahead of Nigeria’s international friendly matches against Algeria and Tunisia this weekend.
FIFA confirms AFCON postponement to 2022
FIFA has confirmed that the African Cup of Nations, originally scheduled to hold in Cameroun in January next year, has been rescheduled for 2022.
Day before the final - March 21, 1980
People recall where they watched the match, who captained the gallant team, who scored the goals and how they celebrated that victory that night and several nights after that eventful Sunday, March 22, 1980.
AFCON: Nigeria’s match against Algeria will be tough — Odegbami
Segun Odegbami, an ex-international, said on Sunday that the semi-final between Nigeria and Algeria at the ongoing African Cup of Nations(AFCON) would be tough.
Home-based players deserve better treatment in Eagles camp, says Mfon Udoh
Akwa United’s Striker, Mfon Udoh holds the record of the highest number of goals in a single Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) season with the 23 goals he scored for Enyimba in 2014 yet to be surpassed by any other player. Udoh, who joined his hometown club, Akwa United last season, is still in the…
Fans attack Rohr for benching Iwobi, Ndidi
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr is facing criticism from fans over his decision to leave Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi on the bench for the African Cup of Nations clash with Madagascar, reports football.london.co.uk. Despite having already qualified from Group B, Nigeria’s performance against Madagascar left a lot to be desired, with the Super Eagles losing 2-0 against…
Man-of-the-match, Omeruo promises better times for Nigeria’s supporters
Super Eagles’ goal scorer against Guinea in the second group game of the on-going African Cup of Nations, Kenneth Omeruo has promised to ensure Nigerians have more opportunities to celebrate in this competition. Happy that the Super Eagles advanced to the last 16 of the competition through his 73rd minute goal, Omeruo assured Nigerians that…
Egypt 2019 main organisers promise thrilling African Cup of Nations
Every continent has its month in the sun. For Europe, it happens every four years, but for Africa and South America, it is a biennial event.
AFCON 2019: Super Eagles will do better than previous outing, says Adepoju
Mutiu Adepoju, ex-Super Eagles player, said on Monday that the senior male national team would put up a better performance better in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament holding in Egypt from June 21 to July 19 than they did in 2014 in South Africa. Adepoju told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that…