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Ezenwa Opens Up On Uzoho’s Unprofessional “Attitude” At 2019 AFCON (AUDIO)

Ikechukwu Ezenwa has described how fellow goalkeeper Francis Uzoho became unmotivated and gave off the wrong "attitude" because of his disappointment at being dropped to third-choice at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Uzoho had been installed as first-choice at...

Wilfred Ndidi Reveals “Hate” For Riyad Mahrez

Wilfred Ndidi says he can't wait to get back at former Leicester City teammate Riyad Mahrez whose last-minute freekick for Algeria ended Nigeria's hopes in the semifinal of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The loss still rankles deeply within Ndidi...

Akpeyi Reveals Who To Blame For Heartbreaking Mahrez AFCON Winner

Daniel Akpeyi has opened up for the very first time about Riyad Mahrez’s last-gasp free-kick winner in Nigeria’s semifinal loss to Algeria in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. With the game firmly poised at 1-1 and seemingly headed for extra-time,...

INSIDE AFCON 2019: Agu Faults Akpeyi For Mahrez’s Late Winner (AUDIO)

Goalkeeper trainer for the Super Eagles, Alloy Agu has weighed in on the furore surrounding national team goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi whose perceived error in positioning many fans blame for Riyad Mahrez’s last-gasp free-kick winner in Nigeria’s semifinal...

Spirituality Helped Me Get Number 1 Jersey – Akpeyi (AUDIO)

Being a goalkeeper can be a thankless task. Goalkeepers have no hiding place; always in the firing line, their errors tend to be overly amplified and often prove costly making them an easy target for fans’ ire.
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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...

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