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FIFA Approves New AFCON Date, Obliges European Clubs To Release Players For Tourney

FIFA has ratified the decision of the Confederation of Africa Football to stage the Africa Cup of Nations in January 2022. The tournament was originally scheduled for June 2021 in Cameroon but...

CAF: 2020 CHAN, 2021 AFCON Postponed, 2020 AWCON Cancelled

The 2020 African Nations Championship and the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations have both been postponed by a year CAF has announced. The measures are among a raft of decisions affecting CAF...

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.

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...

2021 AFCON: NFF Reveals Venue For Nigeria, Sierra Leone Clash

The Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba will host next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone, the Nigeria Football Federation has announced. “We have finally settled for the Stephen...

2021 AFCON Gets Definite January/February Date

A definite date for the 2021 edition of the African Nations Cup (AFCON) has been fixed with the tournament now be to held from 9 January to 6 February. CAF president Ahmad...

2021 AFCON: Diedhiou Hat-trick Lifts Senegal, Wins For Congo, South Africa, Cameroon, Burkina Faso

Senegal’s Bristol City striker Famara Diedhiou struck a nine-minute hat-trick in the second half of their 4-1 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group I away victory over Eswatini, formerly Swaziland, as the 2019 runners-up sealed...

2021 AFCON: Super Eagles Arrive Lesotho For Crocodiles Clash

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have arrived Lesotho for the Group L 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Crocodiles slated for Sunday, 17 November. The Nigerian contingent departed Nigeria via...

2021 AFCON: Relieved Gernot Rohr Hails Squirrels of Benin

Super Eagles Head Coach Gernot has showered adulation on Benin Republic after the Super Eagles escaped an early scare to triumph 2-1 on Matchday 1 of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers in Uyo. 

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NPFL: Elechi Joins Promoted Warri Wolves

Ngozi Elechi has agreed terms to become the new Technical Adviser of Warri Wolves,  who are making a return to the Nigeria...

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