AFCON: Best-rated Nigeria crashes out of tournament after stunning defeat

(NNP) Nigeria’s campaign to lift the African Cup of Nations in Cameroon for the fourth time in history ended today with a 1-0 loss to the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia. The heavily underrated North African side that managed just a win in the group stages, scored in the opening moments of the second half with […]

2022 W/Cup Qualifiers: Nigeria, Ghana renew rivalry for Qatar 2022 World Cup ticket

2022 W/Cup Qualifiers: Nigeria, Ghana renew rivalry for Qatar 2022 World Cup ticket 23rd January 2022  0 By Bunmi Ogunyale Nigeria’s Super Eagles have been drawn against eternal rivals, Black Stars of Ghana in the final round of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier. The draw ceremony for the final round qualifier of the Qatar 2022 […]

Video: AFCON: Super Eagles players in spiritual mood in Cameroon

NFF considering making Eguavoen permanent Super Eagles head coach

NFF considering making Eguavoen permanent Super Eagles head coach Nigeria’s head coach Augustine Eguavoen (L) during the Group D Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) 2021 football match between Nigeria and Sudan at Stade Roumde Adjia in Garoua on January 15, 2022. (Photo by Daniel BELOUMOU OLOMO / AFP) By Ifeanyi Ibeh The Nigeria Football Federation […]

Round of 16: Super Eagles may face Algeria, Senegal, Tunisia

Round of 16: Super Eagles may face Algeria, Senegal, Tunisia By Bolaji Okunola Former African champions, the Super Eagles risk the danger of facing off with some strong opponents next round at the end of group games at the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Nigeria, who currently occupy the top spot in Group D […]

Super Eagles thrash Sudan, zoom into AFCON’s knockout stage

Super Eagles thrash Sudan, zoom into AFCON’s knockout stage The Super Eagles of Nigeria have thrashed the Falcons of Sudan 3-1 to zoom into the round of 16 of the ongoing AFCON in Cameroon. Samuel Chukwueze put the Eagles ahead on three minutes, as he latched on to a precise pass deep inside the box […]

Organisers tighten security around Super Eagles, others as gunmen kill senator

Organisers tighten security around Super Eagles, others as gunmen kill senator By Gowon Akpodonor, Garoua, Cameroun The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and the Camerounian government have tightened security around the Super Eagles and other teams participating in the ongoing AFCON following the killing of a prominent lawyer […]

Video: Nigeria defeat seven-time champion Egypt in AFCON opener

See video below (NNP) Nigeria opened their account at the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Cameroon with a 1-0 defeat of seven-time African champion, Egypt. A convincing strike with the left foot inside the 18-yard box by Kelechi Iheanacho in the 30th minute was all that was needed to contain the Pharaohs. In a […]

AFCON: Iheanacho, 8 others arrive Super Eagles camp 5 days to AFCON

Iheanacho, 8 others arrive Super Eagles camp 5 days to AFCON Super Eagles The England-based trio of Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi and Wilfred Ndidi were amongst nine players who arrived at the Super Eagles Bolton White Hotel camp in Abuja on Tuesday – with just five days to the commencement of the Africa Cup of […]

AFCON 2021 unlikely: Cameroon owes contractors, stadium incomplete

AFCON 2021 unlikely: Cameroon owes contractors, stadium incomplete CAF President Patrice Motsepe The fate of January 2022 African Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon is shaky over concerns over the country’s readiness to host the tournament. CAF’s executive committee meeting was told on Sunday there was a major risk of the tournament failing, with construction […]

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