AFCON 2022 Draw: Super Eagles may face Ghana, Egypt in Group stage

Nigeria Lineup vs Sierra Leone, Team News and Head to Head

AFCON 2022 draw – Super Eagles of Nigeria may likely face Ghana or Egypt in the Group stage as they will be in Pot 1 in the next years African cup of Nation hosted by Cameroon. Super Eagles yet to know their opponents in the group after the initial AFCON draw was postponed due to covid-19 related issues. Checkout AFCON 2022 draw Plots According to report all the teams in Pot 1 are the top five soccer nation in Africa according to latest CAF and FIFA ranking ahead of the…

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Super Eagles Coach Reveals His Dream About 2021 AFCON Game

Super Eagles Coach Reveals His Dream About 2021 AFCON Game

Nigeria’s senior national team head coach, Gernot Rohr says the Super Eagles need to stay humble and qualify for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations first before dreaming about lifting the trophy for the fourth time. Rohr told Channels Television in an interview monitored Monday why he accepted a cut in his salary as he strives to become the longest serving Eagles coach. Covid19 has posted a lot of things in our world of sports. When football comes back, do you think it will ever be the same again? Rohr: Football is…

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Didier Drogba reveals what transpires in the dressing room after losing to Zambia in 2012 AFCON final

Didier Drogba reveals what transpires in the dressing room after losing to Zambia in 2012 AFCON final

Didier Drogba reveals what transpires in the dressing room after losing to Zambia in the 2012 AFCON final. Didier Drogba misses penalty as Ivory Coast’s Chelsea stars failed to shine on another gloomy night for the country’s “golden generation” as Zambia’s team spirit overcame the Ivorians’ individual talent in the African Cup of Nations final. Chelsea‘s Didier Drogba, the Ivorian captain, Arsenal striker Gervinho and Manchester City‘s Kolo Toure all missed penalties, and Yaya Toure and Salomon Kalou didn’t last 90 minutes after being substituted as Zambia stunned the Ivory Coast’s grip. Ivory…

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Winning AFCON Was a Great Feeling at that Moment – Emenike

Winning AFCON Was a Great Feeling at that Moment - Emenike

Former Nigeria international Emmanuel Emenike has recounted the joy and celebration he had when Nigeria won AFCON 2013 in South Africa after defeated Burkina Faso 1 nil in the final. AFCON 2013 final was a battle between two African countries, Nigeria and Burkina Faso as Emenike lead the Eagles front role at that time. The only goal of the game was scored by Mba which crowned the Super Eagles Champions ahead Burkina Faso in the 2013 AFCON final and Emenike was the highest goal scorers in the tournament. Emenike who…

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Gernor Rohr Release Super Eagles 24-man Squad For 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers

Latest FIFA Ranking: Nigeria Rated 3rd in Africa, Senegal, Belgium Maintain 1st Positions

Nigeria Super Eagles manager Gernor Rohr has released his 24-man team squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone this month. Follow thescoreng for the live coverage of AFCON qualifiers. In the full list, goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi, defenders Leon Balogun and Olaoluwa Aina, midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and forwards Alex Iwobi and Victor Osimhen in the list of three goalkeepers, eight defenders, five midfielders and eight forwards. Germany –based defender Kingsley Ehizibue, on the books of FC Koln, and Holland –based forward…

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