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    Spanish Court Denies Footballer, Dani Alves’ Release From Jail

    A Spanish court rejected a request by Brazilian footballer, Dani Alves to be released from jail on remand as the investigation over an alleged...

    Chelsea Board Breaks Silence on Bringing Thomas Tuchel Back To Stamford Bridge

    Chelsea board considers manager Thomas Tuchel’s return to Stamford Bridge impossible as they continue to stand by Graham Potter. Potter is under huge pressure at...

    NPFL Suspends Shooting Star Official For Urinating On Pitch, Fines Club N500,000

    Shooting Stars’ camp commandant, Auwal Mohammed, has been suspended by the NPF Interim Management Committee, for pissing on the pitch.   Nigeria Premier Football League, NPFL,...

    Flying Eagles Lose To Senegal At Under-20 AFCON

    Nigeria’s Flying Eagles suffered 1-0 defeat to Senegal on Sunday in Cairo in their respective opening match at the 2023 Africa Under-20 Cup of...

    Flying Eagles Trash Zambia 4-2

    Nigeria’s U-20 men’s national team, Flying Eagles, defeated Zambia 4-2 in an international friendly game played inside the MKO Abiola stadium, Abuja, on Friday. Both...

    Flying Eagles Get New Captain Ahead Of Afcon 2023

    Flying Eagles head Coach, Ladan Bosso has appointed Daniel Bamaiyi as the new captain of the Nigeria U20 team ahead of the game against...

    Sadio Mane Crowned African Footballer of the Year Ahead Of Mohamed Salah And Edouard Mendy

    Sadio Mane has been crowned the 2022 African Footballer of the Year ahead of former Liverpool team-mate Mohamed Salah and Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy. The...

    NFF Appoints José Peseiro As New Super Eagles Head Coach

    Nigeria Football Federation on Sunday announced the appointment of Mr José Santos Peseiro as the new Head Coach of the Senior Men National Team,...

    Sadio Mane Should Win Ballon d’Or If Liverpool Win Champions League – Jurgen Klopp Hails ‘World Class’ Senegal Forward

    Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp hailed Sadio Mane’s versatility after the Senegal forward scored to help his side secure a 2-0 win over Villarreal in...

    NFF Sacks Super Eagles Coach, Augustine Eguavoen

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed the termination of appointment of the entire technical crew of the Super Eagles. This followed the failure of...

    2022 World Cup Qualifier: €President Buhari Likely To Watch Nigeria vs Ghana Second Leg Live – Sports Minister, Sunday Dare

    Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sport, Sunday Dare, has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari might watch the return leg of the 2022 World Cup...

    Senegal Name Stadium After Sadio Mane After Africa Cup of Nations Glory

    Sadio Mane will have a brand new stadium named after him in his home town after leading Senegal to Africa Cup of Nations glory...

    NFF Retains Augustine Eguavoen As Super Eagles Interim Manager

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has retained Austine Eguavoen as the interim manager of the Super Eagles. This was confirmed in a statement issued by...

    I’ve Won The Champions League And Some Other Trophies But AFCON Win Is The Most Special And More Important For Me – Sadio Mané

    Senegal forward, Sadio Mane has broken his silence after winning the Africa Cup of Nations trophy on Sunday. Mane said winning the trophy is the...

    Senegal Declares National Public Holiday To Celebrate AFCON Win

    Macky Sall, Senegal’s President has declared Monday a public holiday to celebrate the national football team’s first ever African Cup of Nations crown following...

    Meet Sadio Mané, The Proud African Prince Reigning Supreme In World Football

    Sadio Mané is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Liverpool and the Senegal national team. Mané finished fourth for the 2019 Ballon d'Or, and in the award for the Best...

    AFCON: Sadio Mane’s Senegal Win Africa Cup of Nations In Penalty Shootout Against Egypt

    Senegal are the winners of the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations after emerging victorious from a dramatic penalty shootout in the final against Egypt. Liverpool’s...

    #AFCON: Captain Vincent Aboubakar Score Two Dramatic Late Goals Against Burkina Faso As Cameroon Stage Heroic Comeback To Win Third Place

    Captain Vincent Aboubakar scored two late goals as Cameroon staged an extraordinary comeback from three goals down against Burkina Faso to level the match...

    AFCON 2021: Mohamed Salah’s Egypt Into Semi-finals After Defeating Morocco

    Mohamed Salah scored and provided the assist for the winning goal as Egypt battled back from behind to defeat Morocco in their AFCON quarter-final. An...

    AFCON 2021: Ismaila Sarr Joins Up With Senegal Ahead Of Quarter-final Against Equatorial Guinea

    Watford have confirmed forward Ismaila Sarr has officially joined up with Senegal ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final against Equatorial Guinea. Sarr has...

    Don’t Crucify Okoye For Tunisian Goal And Buhari’s Call Not Responsible For Our AFCON Loss – Eguavoen

    Austin Eguavoen, the Super Eagles interim coach, talks about the team’s defeat by Tunisia at the AFCON, his efforts to psyche up the players ahead...

    AFCON 2021: Six Dead And Scores Injured In Stampede After Cameroon vs Comoros Match

    At least six persons have been reported dead with many injured after a stampede occured at Olembe Stadium that hosted Cameroon and Comoros in...

    Don’t Write Off Super Eagles – Buhari Beg Nigerians As Players Arrive After Shock AFCON 2021 Exit

    Following their rather disappointing exit from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians not to write off the...

    Anthony Joshua Trends As Nigerians Blame Super Eagles Loss Against Tunisia On President Buhari’s Pre-match Meeting With The Team

    Nigerians have trooped to Twitter to blame President Buhari following Tunisia upsetting 10-man Nigeria at the Africa Cup of Nations. Youssef Msakni beat Super Eagles...

    AFCON 2021: Tunisia Knock Out 10-man Super Eagles Of Nigeria, Set Up Quarter-final Tie Against Burkina Faso

    Tunisia upset 10-man Nigeria to set up a quarter-final tie against Burkina Faso at the Africa Cup of Nations. Youssef Msakni beat Super Eagles keeper...

    AFCON 2021: “Please Keep On Winning” – President Buhari Begs Super Eagles Players During Call Ahead Of Tunisia Match

    President Buhari on Sunday morning, January 23, gave a pep talk to the Super Eagles, ahead of their second-round match against Tunisia tonight in...

    AFCON 2021: ‘Different Philosophy And Winning Mentality’ – Ndidi Reveals The Contrast Between Rohr And Eguavoen

    Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has revealed that new boss Augustine Eguavoen has brought a new philosophy and belief into the team, unlike former...

    AFCON 2021: CAF Names Augustine Eguavoen Group Stage Best Manager Ahead of Nigeria vs Tunisia

    After leading Nigeria to three straight victories in Group D, Confederation of African Football (CAF) has crowned Super Eagles interim boss, Augustine Eguavoen, as...

    2022 World Cup Playoffs: Nigeria To Play Ghana, Senegal To Face Egypt (Full Fixtures)

    The Nigerian Super Eagles will battle the Black Stars of Ghana for a spot in the 2022 FIFA World Cup. This was confirmed on Saturday...

    AFCON 2021: 12 Tunisian Players And Head Coach Tests Positive For COVID-19, To Miss Nigeria Match

    Ahead of the round of 16 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) clash with the Super Eagles, several Tunisian players and Mondher Kebaier, the head...

    AFCON 2021: Ghana ‘Fires Milovan Rajevac As Black Stars Coach’ Over Poor Performance

    Ghana Football Association has been instructed to sack its Serbian coach, Milovan Rajevac following the abysmal performance of the Black Stars in the ongoing...

    AFCON 2021: Twitter Verifies Augustine Eguavoen’s Account

    Twitter has verified the Twitter account of Super Eagles Interim Manager, Augustine Eguavoen. The official handle of the team, @NGSuperEagles, celebrated the verification on Friday. The...

    AFCON 2021: Sierra Leone Knocked Out After Penalty Miss In Defeat To Equatorial Guinea

    Sierra Leone’s veteran striker Kei Kamara missed a late penalty to scupper their chances of reaching the next round of the Africa Cup of...

    AFCON: Tunisia To Face Super Eagles After Shock Defeat By Gambia

    Gambia substitute Ablie Jallow scored a stunning goal deep in stoppage time to earn his team a shock 1-0 win over Tunisia at the...

    AFCON 2021: Holders Algeria Knocked Out After Ivory Coast Defeat

    Nicolas Pepe scored a superb solo goal as Ivory Coast beat Algeria 3-1 to send the defending champions crashing out of the Africa Cup...

    AFCON 2021: Eguavoen Won’t Get Any Salary As Interim Manager, He’s Only Entitled To Match Bonuses – NFF

    Augustine Eguavoen, the interim coach of the Super Eagles will not earn a salary but will be entitled to only win bonuses as the...

    #AFCON: “People Are Starting To Respect Nigeria” – Augustine Eguavoen

    Augustine Eguavoen, the Nigerian national team coach says people are once again beginning to respect the Super Eagles following their performance at the group...

    What A Foreign Coach Could Not Do, A Local Coach Is Doing – Reno Omokri Hails Augustine Eguavoen After Super Eagles Beat Guinea Bissau...

    Reno Omokri has said that what a foreign coach could not do with Super Eagles, a local coach is doing. He said this on his...

    AFCON: Nigeria Thump Guinea-Bissau To Become The Only Team At Tournament To Win All Three Group Games

    After making eight changes to the side that beat Sudan to seal their last-16 place, Nigeria took time to warm up. Umar Sadiq opened the...

    AFCON: Comoros Played Very Well And Deserved The Win. I’ll Not Resign, I Want To Take Ghana To The World Cup – Milovan Rajevac

    Coach of the Ghana National Men’s Football Team, Milovan Rajevac, has said that he will not to resign. This is coming after their humiliating exit...

    AFCON 2021: I Want Super Eagles Job On Permanent Basis – Augustine Eguavoen Tells NFF

    Super Eagles interim coach, Austine Eguavoen, has refused to rule out the possibility of managing the team on a permanent basis. Eguavoen was placed in...

    AFCON 2021: “We Didn’t Get That Creativity That We Wanted” – Former Nigerian Striker, Julius Aghahowa Pinpoints Super Eagles Major Problem

    After their first two games at the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, Nigerian former professional footballer who played as a striker, Julius...

    AFCON 2023: CAF Confirms Dates For Tournament In Côte d’Ivoire

    The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the dates for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The tournament which will be hosted in...

    AFCON 2021: I Am Jose Peseiro’s Boss – Super Eagles Interim Manager And Technical Director, Augustine Eguavoen

    Super Eagles interim coach, Austin Eguavoen, has said he will remain the boss ahead of the new permanent handler of the team, Jose Peseiro. Peseiro...

    AFCON 2021 Will Be My Last For Nigeria – Ahmed Musa

    Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has disclosed that the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations would be the last game he would play for...

    2021 AFCON: Super Eagles Ready To Take On Mo Salah’s Egypt – Ahmed Musa

    Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa says the the team is ready to battle the Pharaohs of Egypt in Group D opening game of the...

    AFCON: All 52 Matches To Use VAR – CAF

    Video Assistant Referee will be used for all the games at the upcoming African Cup of Nations in Cameroon. The Confederation of African Football (CAF)...

    AFCON: Excitement As CAF Increases Prize Money To $5m

    Any country that wins the upcoming African Cup of Nations will go home with a staggering $5 million (about N2.8 billion). The the winners’ prize...

    Ethiopia’s Berihu Aregawi And Ejegayehu Taye Break 5km World Records In Barcelona

    Ethiopia’s Berihu Aregawi and Ejegayehu Taye ended 2021 on a high when they broke the men’s and women’s 5km world records at the Cursa...

    AFCON 2021: I Don’t Sleep Well Because Of The Expectation – Super Eagles Coach, Eguavoen

    Super Eagles interim coach, Augustine Eguavoen has disclosed that he does not sleep well at night ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations,...

    AFCON 2021: Foreign Media’s Coverage Of Tournament Is Completely Tinged With Racism And Disrespectful – Ian Wright

    Former England striker Ian Wright has hit out at the disrespect “tinged with racism” which he feels is shown by some to the Africa...

    AFCON 2021: “The Best Players In Europe Right Now Are Africans” – Former England Striker Ian Wright

    The Africa Cup of Nations is being "disrespected" by some negative media coverage, says former England and Arsenal striker Ian Wright. The 24-team competition begins...

    AFCON 2021: ‘Of Course I Will Go To Represent Ivory Coast’ – Haller Slams European Disrespect Towards African Tournament

    Sebastien Haller has slammed the ‘disrespect’ being shown towards the Africa Cup of Nations after being asked if he will pick the Ivory Coast...

    NFF Appoints Portuguese Jose Peseiro As New Super Eagles Head Coach

    Jose Peseiro has been appointed as Super Eagles new coach by the Nigeria Football Federation. The federation said the decision was taken at its meeting...

    I Was Surprised And Shocked When My Name Was Announced – Augustine Eguavoen Reacts To Appointment As Super Eagles Manager

    Augustine Eguavoen, the newly appointed interim manager of the Super Eagles has disclosed that he was shocked when he was named the new manager...

    #AFCON Off?!! Africa Cup of Nations ‘To Be Cancelled’ Over Omicron Covid Variant

    Organisers of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) are set to call off the January tournament amid worries over the Omicron Covid 19 variant. Less...

    “Who Does He Think He Is? He Was Losing Every Final Until Salah, Mane, Matip Came To His Rescue” – Senegal Boss Aliou Cisse...

    Senegal manager Aliou Cisse has hit back at Jurgen Klopp's remarks over the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), suggesting the Liverpool manager owed his success to players from...

    ‘I Didn’t Mean It Like That” – Liverpool Manager Jurgen Klopp Backtracks After Journalist Demanded An Apology From Him For Calling The Africa Cup...

    Jurgen Klopp insisted his comments were taken out of context after he was embroiled in a fiery exchange with an angry reporter on Wednesday night. The Liverpool manager,...

    NGA 1-0 BD: Odion Ighalo’s Sublime Finish Gives Super Eagles Win Against Debutants

    Odion Ighalo's 77th minute goal was all Nigeria needed to overcome the stubborn swallows of Burundi on Saturday in the opening Africa Cup of...

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