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2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Iheanacho, Balogun, Dessers Called Up For Super Eagles, Sierra Leone Clash

Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho and on-loan Wigan Athletic defender Leon Balogun have both been recalled by Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr for this month's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone according to reports carried by The Punch. Belgian-born...

Abdel Bah Is CAF’s New Secretary General

Abel Moneim Bah is the new Secretary General of the  Confederation of African Football (CAF), Africa's apex football body announced on Tuesday. Bah takes over from fellow Moroccan Mouadh Hajji who resigned yesterday. "The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced...

More Crisis Rocks CAF As Secretary General Mouad Hajji Resigns

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) was plunged into further crisis on Monday after general secretary Mouad Hajji resigned from his post. Hajji had been in power for less than a year, having taken charge in April 2019 with CAF...

Emmanuel Amuneke Denies Sack, Clarifies Role At El-Makassa

Former Super Eagles winger Emmanuel Amuneke has clarified his position at Egyptian Premier League side Misr El-Makasa after reports emerged that he had been sacked after only 28 days in charge. Amuneke told the BBC that he only transitioned to...

CAF CC: Osho Blames Injuries For Enyimba Slip Up Against Horoya – Osho (AUDIO)

Enyimba coach Fatai Osho has blamed fitness issues for his side's 1-1 draw against Guinean side Horoya AC in their CAF Confederation Cup quarterfinal first leg encounter on Sunday in Aba. Enyimba failed to make the best of home advantage...

CAF CC: Enyimba Cede Advantage To Horoya After Quarterfinal 1st Leg

Enyimba have left themselves with a mountain to climb to progress to the semifinal of the CAF Confederation Cup after they were held to a 1-1 draw in Aba by Guinean side Horoya AC in the first leg of...

Egyptian Player Jumps To Death While Attempting To Escape Burning Building

Egyptian footballer Haitham El-Essawy, 19, who plays for Sudanese side Marikh El Fasher has jumped to his death while trying to escape a fire at a hotel his team were staying in Khartoum according to media reports in Egypt. https://twitter.com/SUDANSPORT56/status/1233698298156003329?s=19 Egyptian...

Coronavirus: Nigeria vs Sierra Leone AFCON Qualifier Could Be Postponed Over Outbreak

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has not ruled out postponing next month's international football matches in response to the escalating global threat of the coronavirus. The move could see Nigeria's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Group L qualifier double-header against Sierra...

Cyril Dessers: Belgian-Born Forward Acquires Nigerian Passport Ahead Of Super Eagles Debut

Cyriel Dessers has obtained a Nigerian passport in the clearest hint yet that he is set to be a part of the Super Eagles squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header against Sierra Leone next month. The...

Former CAF Secretary General Fahmy Who Opposed Ahmad Is Dead

Amr Fahmy, the former general secretary of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), has died according to media reports in Egypt. Fahmy reportedly died on Sunday at the age of 36 following a long battle with cancer the reports said. The...

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FIBA 3×3 World Cup Qualifiers: Nigeria in Tough Pool

The D’Tigers of Nigeria have been pitted alongside Germany, Italy and France in Pool A of the FIBA 3x3 World Cup Qualifiers scheduled for...

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