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Blessing Okagbare: Campaign For Athletes Rights Gets Global Athlete Backing

Nigerian sprint queen Blessing Okagbare has received public backing by athlete-led organisation Global Athlete at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco after she spoke up for athlete rights prior to the competition.

INSIDE AFCON 2019: Super Eagles Lacked A Leader – Odegbami (AUDIO)

Nigeria legend Segun Odegbami has said the Super Eagles lacked a leader who ‘will take responsibility’ at the recently-concluded Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt, where the team finished third. Team captain Mikel...

CAF Reveals Prize Money for #AFCON2019 Participants

Following the end of the conclusion of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) have revealed the prize money for all countries that participated in the 24-team tournament. Eventual...

INSIDE AFCON 2019: The Award Winners of the 32nd Nations Cup

Algeria topped the individual awards chart as Ismail Bennacer and Rais M'Bolhi claimed the Best Player and Best Goal Keeper Awards at the just/recently concluded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Senegal were...

INSIDE AFCON 2019: How Odion Ighalo Shut His Critics Up With His Feet

Super Eagles of Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo has shut his critics up after officially announcing his retirement from the national team following his award of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Golden Boot. Ighalo...

AFCON 2019 Final: Algeria Defeat Senegal to End Twenty-Nine-Year Trophy Drought

CAIRO - Algeria have won the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after Baghdad Bounedjah’s hugely deflected second-minute goal at the Cairo International Stadium proved enough to hand the North Africans a second-ever AFCON title.

INSIDE AFCON 2019: Ahmad Denies Foreknowledge of Referee Change Ahead of Senegal, Tunisia Final

CAIRO - The dysfunctional nature of decision-making in the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has been exposed once again as both the organisation's President Ahmad Ahmad and the head of its Referees' Commission, Souleymane Waberi, have both...

INSIDE AFCON 2019: Senegal Seek First-Ever Continental Title Against 1990 Champions Algeria

The Teranga Lions of Senegal are in the final stage to win their first-ever continental title when they battle Algeria, who are seeking their first title in 30 years after winning their first-ever in 1990, in the final...

INSIDE AFCON 2019: Troost-Ekong Draws Positives From Nigeria’s Third Place Finish (AUDIO)

Man-of-the-match in Nigeria's 1-0 win over Tunisia in the third-place match of the 2019 Africa Nations Cup, William Troost-Ekong says finishing third is "a good achievement" and predicts an "exciting future" for the Super Eagles.

INSIDE AFCON 2019: Rohr Begins Search For Mikel Obi’s Replacement in Super Eagles Squad

CAIRO - The work to find a replacement for retiring Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi starts immediately but finding a replacement for the 32-year-old will be hard, Nigeria's coach Gernot Rohr has said.

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