37 results found for AFCON

Nigerian journalists at AFCON say no to foreign coach

JUST after three weeks with the Super Eagles, interim coach Austin Eguavoen has changed the narrative on the need or otherwise of hiring a foreign coach.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 15 hrs ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Austin Eguavoen, Super Eagles, AFCON, NFF,

Super Eagles to face Tunisia in Round of 16

NIGERIA will face Tunisia in the second game of the Round of 16 on Sunday after the Carthage Eagles finished third in Group F. Tunisia has had... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 147 times

Tags: NIGERIA, Tunisia, AFCON 2021, Super Eagles

Final tables after group phase matches at 2021 AFCON

Following are the final tables of the six first round groups at the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon, after match day 3/final... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 days ago | seen 6 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON),

Round of 16 Matches’ line-up at 2021 AFCON

Following is the line-up of the round of 16 matches at the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon, after the conclusion of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 days ago | seen 18 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON),

NFSC appoints Amb. Olonisakin as patron

The Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC), on Thursday appointed Amb. Abayomi Olonisakin, Nigeria’s  Ambassador to Cameroon as its patron. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 days ago | seen 25 times

Tags: Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC), Amb. Abayomi Olonisakin, Dr Rafiu Ladipo, Rev. Samuel Ikpea, Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Super Eagles,

AFCON: Bauchi fans hopeful of Eagles victory

Some football enthusiasts in Bauchi have expressed optimism that the Super Eagles will bring home the trophy of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),

AFCON round of 16: Akanni urges Eguavoen to maintain opening match line up

 Ex-Nigerian international, Waidi Akanni, on Thursday urged Austin Eguavoen, the Interim Manager of the Super Eagles, to stick to his line up in the opening match... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Waidi Akanni, Super Eagles, African Cup of Nations (AFCON), Sadiq Umar, Captain William Troost-Ekong

Sports minister salutes Super Eagles, want AFCON trophy back home

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has commended the Super Eagles over the impressive win against Guinea-Bissau in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 23 times

Tags: Sunday Dare, Super Eagles, Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON),

AFCON 2021: Food vendors record sales boom at Agege Stadium

Food vendors and other petty traders around Agege Stadium, Lagos, are enjoying trade boom from the 10 sponsored viewing centres for the ongoing 33rd African Cup... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 days ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Lagos State Government (LASG), Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Lagos State Football Association, (LSFA), African Cup of Nations (AFCON),

AFCON 2021: CAF dismisses Tunisia’s protest

THE Organising Committee of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) has dismissed the Tunisian Football Federation’s protest on the officiating of their team’s match with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 90 times

Tags: AFCON, CAF, Janny Sikazwe

AFCON referee row: African football chiefs launch investigation

THE  2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) officials have launched an investigation into why referee Janny Sikazwe blew for full-time twice before 90 minutes was up in... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a week ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Ibrahima Kone, Janny Sikazwe, Tunisia head coach Mondher Kebaier, 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON),

Africa Cup of Nations dismisses Tunisia’s protest

THE Organising Committee of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, has dismissed the Tunisian football federation’s protest on the officiating of their team’s match with... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a week ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Organising Committee of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON,

AFCON 2021: Cameroon blitz Ethiopia 4-1 to secure Round-of-16 spot

Hosts Cameroon secured their place in the Round-of-16 of AFCON 2021 with a commanding 4-1 victory over Ethiopia on Thursday evening at the Stade Olembe in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Vincent Aboubakar, AFCON, Karl Toko Ekambi,

AFCON 2021: Garoua fans votes Nigeria-Cameroon for final

MOST residents of Garoua (North Cameroon) have adopted the Super Eagles as their team at the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Cameroon. The News... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Aminatu Bouba, Super Eagles, Abdoulaye Yaya, Mohammed Salah, Saidu Moussa, NAN, AFCON

AFCON 2021: Another revenge mission in view as Sudan loom before Super Eagles

IT is less than 48 hours after their memorable defeat of the Pharaohs of Egypt in the opening match of Group D of the 33rd Africa Cup... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 359 times

Tags: AFCON, Cameroon, Super Eagles, Egypt

Cameroon chaos: Gunshots mar Mali’s training

A gunfight broke out near the Mali football team’s base in Cameroon, forcing them to cancel their final training session ahead of their AFCON match with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 73 times

Tags: AFCON, gunfight, Cameroon, Mali, Tunisia

Adamawa govt urges residents to move to Cameroon to support Super Eagles

THE Adamawa government has urged the state residents to cross over to neighbouring Cameroon and support the Super Eagles  in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. Musa... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Austin Ajayi, Sport Writers Association of Nigeria, Gyang Pam, AFCON, Musa Bajoro, News Agency of Nigeria

AFCON: Super Eagles’ inspiring start excites President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the Super Eagles of Nigeria for an impressive start at theongoing 33rd Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 49 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Mr Femi Adesina,

AFCON: Air Peace CEO gifts Super Eagles N10 million for win against Egypt

THE Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Allen Onyema, has gifted the Super Eagles N10 million for winning their first match against Egypt and promised a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Air Peace, Allen Onyema, Super Eagles, AFCON

AFCON 2021: Super Eagles starting XI against Egypt

SUPER Eagles coach Austin Eguavoen has named his side’s starting XI to tackle Egypt in Tuesday’s AFCON 2021 Group D tie in Cameroon. Here is Nigeria’s starting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Austin Eguavoen, SUPER Eagles, AFCON

AFCON 2021 to be broadcast in 157 countries, CAF says

THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) says a record number of global broadcasters will beam the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) from Cameroon to millions... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 77 times

Tags: CAF, AFCON

Emir of Bauchi charges Super Eagles to bring back AFCON trophy

EMIR of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Adamu has urged the Super Eagles to display the resilient Nigerian spirit and win the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 76 times

Tags: AFCON, Alhaji Rilwanu Adamu, Super Eagles

Just before AFCON kick-off on Sunday: For Nigeria, tympanoplasty or miracle?

By G. Chijioke Odom NIGERIA will win the continental soccer trophy by either one of two means: Miracle, or Tympanoplasty! That is, if she wins it! Reason:... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 461 times

Tags: AFCON, Genet Rorh, Super Eagles

CAF, LOC officially welcome Super Eagles to AFCON 2021

THE Confederation of African Football and the Local Organizing Committee on Saturday morning formally received three–time champions Nigeria to the 33rd edition of the Africa Cup of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 72 times

Tags: CAF, Super Eagles, AFCON

Afcon 2021: Coach Conceicao feels weight of Cameroon expectation

CAMEROON coach Toni Conceicao admits the weight of public pressure is on him as his side hosts the Africa Cup of Nations, adding that the local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 84 times

Tags: CAMEROON, Toni Conceicao, Afcon

AFCON: Super Eagles selection should be on merit, says Akanni

WAHIDI Akanni, an ex-football international on Thursday said selection of players for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) should be based on merit. Akanni told the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 66 times

Tags: WAHIDI Akanni, AFCON, Super Eagles

Nigeria arrive Cameroon for 33rd AFCON, set for another podium appearance

THE Super Eagles of Nigeria have landed in the Cameroonian town of Garoua, venue of their Group D matches of the 33rd Africa Cup of Nations commencing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Super Eagles, AFCON

AFCON Records: El Gohary, Keshi, a feat for two

IN the history of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), only two men have won the title both as players and coaches. Egyptian Mahmoud El Gohary won... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: AFCON, Mahmoud El Gohary, Stephen Keshi, Super Eagles,

AFCON: Sanwo-Olu to lead FG’s high powered delegation to Cameroon

THE Federal Government has named a high-powered delegation,  to lead Nigerian contingent to the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament, starting in Cameroon on Sunday. Toyin... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 144 times

Tags: AFCON, Babajide Sanwo- Olu

Afcon 2021: Sudan on the up, says ex-Newcastle man Lee Clark

SUDAN are on the right track to make more of an impact in African football, according to former Newcastle United and Fulham midfielder Lee Clark. Last year... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 62 times

Tags: SUDAN, Afcon 2021, Newcastle United

ANFASSC storms Garoua, mobilizes supporters for Super Eagles

AS part of the preparation for the forthcoming African Cup of Nations (AFCON), holding in Cameroon, President of Authentic Nigeria Football and Allied Supporters Club (ANFASSC),... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: AFCON, ANFASSC

AFCON: Super Eagles, good blend of youth, experience says Coach Eguavoen

SUPER Eagles interim Head Coach, Augustine Eguavoen, has described his team as a good blend of youth and experience ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: AFCON, SUPER Eagles, Augustine Eguavoen

Eagles’ first match at 2021 AFCON against Egypt a must-win, says Omokaro

AN ex-football international, Bright Omokaro, has urged the Super Eagles’ handlers to ensure victory for the team during their first match at the 2021 Africa Cup... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 77 times

Tags: AFCON, Bright Omokaro,

Victor Osimhen: Nigeria striker suffers pre-Afcon Covid setback

NIGERIA striker Victor Osimhen has cancelled a planned trip to Italy to assess his cheekbone injury after contracting coronavirus for a second time. The 23-year-old returned a... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 19 times

Tags: Victor Osimhen, NIGERIA, Afcon

Sports: Aftermath of the Pandemic #EventsOfTheYear2021

By Benprince Ezeh AFTER the havoc caused by coronavirus pandemic in the 2020 sporting calendar, the 2021 sporting year took off with major events. The year began with... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 153 times

Tags: #EventsOfTheYear2021, Super Eagles qualified for AFCON

AFCON 2021: FIFA okays 3 major recruits for Sierra Leone

SIERRA Leone Football Association, SLFA, has confirmed the authorization of FIFA for the selection of three players in the Sierra Leone squad ahead of the 2021... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Steven Caulker, Issa Kallon, Jonathan Morsay, SIERRA Leone Football Association, 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON,

Morocco 2022 Race: Super Falcons target big win against Black Queens

NINE-time African champions Nigeria are confident they can earn a good win on home ground on Wednesday that will put them at relative advantage in their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: FIFA World Cup, Ghana’s Black Queens, AFCON, Super Falcons