AFCON 2019: Prize Money For Algeria, Senegal, Nigeria, Others Revealed

The Confederation of Afrcan Football, CAF, paid the African Cup of Nations champions, Algeria, the sum of $4.5 million, Senegal, the second-placed team got $2.5m, while third-placed Super Eagles earned $2m. Algeria lifted their second ever AFCON trophy after narrowly beating Senegal 1-0 in the final last Friday night. Following the end of the tournament,... Continue Reading →

Video: See The Moment NFF Boss, Pinnick Snubs Rohr During AFCON Medal Presentation

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, appeared to ignore head coach of the national team, Gernot Rohr, during the presentation of bronze medals. The Super Eagles clinched third place at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, thanks to a 1-0 win over Tunisia on Wednesday night. Odion Ighalo, who now has five... Continue Reading →

Ighalo Boosts Golden Boot Hopes As He Secures Third Place For Super Eagles At The AFCON

Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Wednesday after he netted Nigeria’s winner to ensure his side third place in the tournament with a 1-0 victory over Tunisia. The 30-year-old Shanghai Shenhua forward struck the only goal of the match just 130 seconds after... Continue Reading →

Tunisia v Nigeria – African Cup Of Nations Third-Place Final Match, Scorers And Stats

Date: Wednesday 17th July Time: 8:00pm Stadium: Al Salam Stadium Referee: Goal Scorer:   Team News Tunisia The Eagles of Carthage's late defeat to Senegal could scarcely have been narrower, with both sides seeing penalties saved in normal time. Compounding their misery after victory had seemed within their grasp, Dylan Bronn lucklessly registered a 100th-minute... Continue Reading →

Algeria Knocks Super Eagles of Nigeria Out Of AFCON 2019

A Mahrez goal at the 90th minute was all that was needed to condemn the super eagles of Nigeria into the 3rd place playoffs of the African cup of Nations 2019 after a woeful display in the Semi Final match that saw Algeria took the early lead through a Troost-Ekong own goal. Nigeria did not... Continue Reading →

“We Will Give You $75K For Every Goal You Score Now” — Dangote, Otedola To Rain Dollars On Eagles

Following the Super Eagles qualification for the semi-final of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2019, Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote and his billionaire friend Femi Otedola has promised the team $50,000 and $25,000 respectively for every goal scored in their remaining two matches of the competition. The Super Eagles defeated South Africa 2-1 on... Continue Reading →

Afcon 2019: Twitter reacts as Nigeria beat South Africa in the quarter-finals

We are half way through the quarter-final stage of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) after rivals Super Eagles and Bafana Bafana clashed in Egypt Nigeria beat South Africa 2-1 in a dramatic encounter at Cairo International Stadium on Wednesday night.   The game started slowly before Samuel Chukwueze's opener in the 27th minute. It... Continue Reading →

PDP Condemns Gov Sanwo -Olu’s For Attending AFCON 2019 In Egypt

Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the visit of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s to Egypt for the on-going African Cup of Nations (AFCON) as insensitive, at a time the state faced two tragic incidents. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the Publicity Secretary of the party in the state,... Continue Reading →

Nigeria 3-2 Cameroon: Five things we learned as Super Eagles eliminate the holders to book Afcon quarter-final place

Nigeria have qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finalists after running out 3-2 winners over Cameroon. Gernot Rohr’s men went in front in this pulsating affair through Odion Ighalo but saw their lead overturned by half-time following quickfire goals from Stephane Bahoken and then Clinton N’Jie. However, in the space of three minutes,... Continue Reading →

Afcon 2019: Mikel out, Jamilu Collins in, Adullahi Shehu restricted to light training ahead of Cameroon clash

The right-back picked up a hamstring injury in the Super Eagles’ unconvincing win over Burundi, but could be ready to face the Indomitable Lions. Shehu Abdullahi was kept to light duties in training on Wednesday, despite Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr insisting the right-back will be fit to face Cameroon. The Bursaspor man suffered a hamstring injury in Nigeria’s... Continue Reading →

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