BREAKING: Nigeria beats Tunisia, clinches AFCON, 2019 bronze *Ighalo eyes golden boot as tournament's highest goal scorer The Super Eagles of Nigeria have won the bronze medal of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, after beating Tunisia 1-0 at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo, Egypt. This is the eight bronze medal for Nigeria in the Africa Cup of Nations. Odion Ighalo got the goal in the third...... read more
NFF: Rohr stays as Super Eagles coach *Heads to Bayern on refresher course Instead of being sacked from his job, Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr will be heading to Germany on a refresher course with German giants, Bayern Munich, to hone his skills in order to add value to the team. President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, told reporters, ahead of a...... read more
Chukwu: Otedola is my second God *He gave me back my life From a grateful heart, flowed torrents of emotional words as former Green Eagles captain and Chief Coach of the Super Eagles, Christian Chukwu, reminisced on his recent travails, which kept him bedridden and at the throes of death until help came from Nigeria's popular billionaire, Femi Otedola. The former oil mogul,...... read more
Buhari to Eagles: Please, give me this trophy! *Says, victory too sweet to relax now President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the Super Eagles for another spectacular outing that has confirmed Nigeria’s progress to the Next Level in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Egypt 2019.   With a well-deserved victory over the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, President Buhari believes, like millions of other sports-loving Nigerians, that the...... read more
Nothing wrong with Sanwo-Olu’s N41million donation to Super Eagles – APC The All Progressives Congress (APC) is standing behind Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu over his donation of N41million to Super Eagles, after they defeated Cameroun to book a place in the quarter final in the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.  The party’s position on the matter, which immediately...... read more
BREAKING: Nigeria sends Cameroun out of 2019 AFCON *Beats defending champions 3-2 With two goals from striker, Odion Ighalo and another from Arsenal forward, Alex Iwobi, Cameroun, Nigeria's arch rivals and defending champions of the African Cup of Nations out of the 2019 edition of the highest football tournament, on Saturday. The match played at Alexandra, Egypt's second biggest city, saw Nigeria down...... read more
INCREDIBLE: Angry mob, storms Keita's home, attack family for bewitching Guinean star over AFCON poor show A group of angry Guinean youths reportedly stormed footballer Naby Keita's home to confront his family after the Liverpool player was forced to pull from the 2019 AFCON because of injury. According to the gang, they believed that a member of the midfielder’s family had performed an act that affected his ability...... read more
BREAKING: Court orders arrest of NFF boss, Pinnick, day after disastrous Madagascar humiliation Things appear to be pointing further north in the camp of Super Eagles of Nigeria, who went down in a disastrous and humiliating 0-2 defeat in the hands of lowly-rated Madagascar, on Sunday, with an order for the immediate arrest of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick, less than...... read more
BREAKING: Omeruo sends Nigeria into group of 16 *Beat Guinea 1-0 A 73rd header off Keneth Omeruo, sent the Super Eagles directly into the next stage of the African Nations Cup of Nations (AFCON), tournament in Egypt. With the Wednesday victory at the expense of Guinea, Nigeria became the first team to qualify for the round of 16  in the ongoing  2019...... read more
BREAKING: Super Eagles go on strike over unpaid allowances The Super Eagles are currently on strike in Egypt over unpaid allowances. According to BBC Sports Journalist, Sulaimon Folarin, the footballers who are in Egypt for AFCON2019, have refused to train today June 25th over their unpaid allowances. The footballers say their bonuses for the 1-0 win over Burundi, which comes to...... read more
Platini, ex-UEFA President, arrested Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been detained by police in France as part of an investigation into the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. An investigation into the controversial decision to allow Qatar to host the tournament, despite the Western Asian country's human rights record and logistical problems posed by...... read more
Kanu, Drogba, Diouf, others on new football duties for Africa Veterans of the African Footballer of the Year, Nwanko Kanu, Samuel Eto'o, Didier Drogba, and El Hadji Diouf, will be on call of duty for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), billed to commence on Friday/ They were named by the Confederation of African Football (CAF), to be part of the...... read more
BREAKING: Nadal thrashes Federer to reach 12th French Open final After two tight sets, Rafael Nadal turned the screw to win 6-3 6-4 6-2 and add another victory to the five previous ones he had over Roger Federer on the Paris clay, reports The Telegraph. The match, a 39th meeting between the two men, was played in exceptionally windy conditions at...... read more
BREAKING: Chelsea appeal FIFA's two-season ban from buying new players Chelsea have lodged an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport against the transfer ban issued by FIFA. The game’s global governing body issued the sanction in February as punishment for Chelsea’s transfer of young foreign players. ‘The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has registered an appeal filed by...... read more
FIFA demands explanation for Ahmad’s arrest *Insist corruption has no place in football Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA), has demanded explanation from the authorities in France for the arrest of the the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad Ahmad, was picked from his hotel in Paris, on Thursday morning while attending FIFA congerence for yet to be disclosed reasons,...... read more
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