Ndidi Is AFCON’s top tackler
Super Eagles’ Wilfred Ndidi has been ranked as the best tackler and interceptor combined at the Africa Cup of Nations, which came to a conclusion...
‘Minnows’ Madagascar expose Super Eagles’ frailties in Alexandria
Their last encounter at the Alexandria stadium in 2006 ended in 1-0 defeat in the hands of Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire. That was 13 years ago when Egypt hosted the African Cup of Nations.
We will get better as competition progresses, says Ndidi
Super Eagles’ defensive midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi has urged his teammates to do more if they were to excel in this year’s Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) holding in Egypt.
Five players to watch as AFCON kicks off today
African's most prestigious competition, biennial men's Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, kicks off today in Egypt. Egypt 2019 promises to be among the most spectacular tournaments yet, boasting new stadia, elite squads and huge audiences. We look at some of the players to look out for at the tournament. Mohammed Salah Playing at home in…
Musa, Iwobi, Oshoala top nominees for Nigeria Pitch Awards
Super Eagles’ stars, Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi and Super Falcons’ forward, Asisat Oshoala, who plays for FC Barcelona women, have been unveiled as some of the top nominees for the 2018/19 Nigeria Pitch Awards. The list of nominees for the awards, which recognises top performing Nigerian footballers in the outgone season, was released at the…
Ndidi, Iheanacho nominated for Leicester City best players awards
Nigerian Super Eagles duo of Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho have been nominated for Leicester City’s Player of the Season and Young Player of the Season awards respectively. Ndidi and Iheanacho’s were named amongst nominees for both categories of the awards released on Leicester City’s official website on Friday. Ndidi had won the young player…
Rohr, Iwobi, Musa, Oshoala lead CAF awards nominees list
The Confederation of African Football has nominated the Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr, Alex Iwobi, Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo and Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala for the 2018 CAF awards. "So we have Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi, Wilfred Ndidi and Coach Gernot Rohr nominated for CAF African player of the year, Young player…
Ndidi rescues Leicester as Liverpool return to top of Premier League table
Wilfred Ndidi's late equaliser rescued a point for Leicester against a West Ham side, which battled valiantly with 10 men after captain, Mark Noble, was issued a red card.