AFCON’s marketability threatened by hosting turmoil
When the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced an increase in teams from 16 to 24 for its flagship Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in 2017, the idea was to grow its revenues. The logic was that more matches will mean more television time for sponsors. With more TV time, new sponsors would come…
CHAN Eagles not materials for World Cup, says Adelabu
Former Green Eagles winger, Adegoke Adelabu says no member of the home-based Eagles has any chance of grabbing a shirt in Nigeria’s Russia 2018 World Cup team.
Five CHAN players who could be Europe-bound
The fifth African Nations Championship concluded on Sunday with hosts Morocco thrashing Nigeria 4-0 in the final to claim their first CHAN title.
2018 CHAN Eagles surpassed our expectations, football enthusiasts say
A cross-section of Nigerian football enthusiasts on Monday hailed the home-based Super Eagles for their performance at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN), saying the players surpassed their expectations. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that hosts Morocco defeated Nigeria 4-0 in the competition’s final match at the Stade Mohamed V in Casablanca on…
Improve on speed ahead of future matches, Onigbinde advises CHAN Eagles
Akinade Onigbinde, Coach of FRSC FC, Abuja, on Monday said that the home-based Eagles also known as CHAN Eagles had reasons to improve on speed in order to confront faster teams like Morocco in future matches. Onigbinde told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the Moroccan side was more tactical with accuracy…
Woeful Eagles thrashed 4-0 as Morocco’s Atlas Lions win CHAN title
They were a sorry sight in the magnificent Stade Mohamed V in Casablanca. The boys, who thrilled Nigerians with their gusty football on their way to the final, were a shadow of themselves yesterday, as Morocco strolled to a 4-0 victory in the final of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN).
El Kaabi hits ninth goal as Morocco whip Nigeria
Ayoub el Kaabi scored his ninth goal of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) as Morocco became the first hosts to triumph by thrashing 10-man Nigeria 4-0 Sunday in a Casablanca downpour.
Morocco's El Kaabi wants to crown goal rush with CHAN title
Ayoub el Kaabi hopes to complete a meteoric rise from lower league to international football by helping hosts Morocco defeat Nigeria Sunday in the African Nations Championship (CHAN) final.
Eagles beat Sudan 1-0, qualify for CHAN final
Nigeria yesterday in Marrakesh, Morocco proved that when you have the guts you could achieve your dream. The odds were stacked against...