Nigeria, Algeria, Egypt, Ghana, 13 others countries qualified for AFCON

Nigeria, Algeria, Egypt, Ghana, 13 others countries qualified for AFCON

Nigeria and other 16 countries have qualified for AFCON 2022 tournament in Cameroon, Super Eagles earn a qualification after Paul Onuachu scored at the stoppage time for Nigeria against Benin at Port Novo on Saturday. Full list of qualified nations Here are full list of countries that have secured a qualification to the next AFCON tournament. Algeria Burkina Faso Cameroon Comoros Egypt Equatorial Guinea Gabon Gambia Ghana Guinea Ivory Coast Mali Morocco Nigeria Senegal Tunisia Zimbabwe Contenders (16, for seven places) Benin, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Congo Brazzaville,…

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Ivory Coast beats Golden Eaglets 3-2 in WAFU Cup U17 final

Ivory Coast beats Golden Eaglets 3-2 in WAFU Cup U17 final

Defending champions Nigeria lost 3-2 against Ivory Coast in the final of the Wafu B U17 tournament on Monday. Two late goals from Ahmed Abdulahi were not enough to help the Golden Eaglets lift the trophy after Sindou Kone, Abdrumane Konate and Seydou Traore’s strikes condemned Nigeria to their second defeat against the young Elephants in the tournament. Fatai Amoo’s boys started the competition on a shaky note when they lost their opening Group B match to Ivory Coast. Nigeria then secured a draw against Ghana in their second game in the…

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Super Eagles begin training ahead of AFCON qualifier against Sierra Leone

Super Eagles begin training ahead of AFCON qualifier against Sierra Lone

Super Eagles have begin training ahead of Africa Cup of Nations qualifying games against Sierra Leone on Friday and the return leg on Tuesday. Nigeria’s AFCON 2022 qualifier fixture, Gernot Rohr’s side are expected to prepared for November’s double-header Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone. Super Eagles coach, Rohr has invited players as 16 of his men currently in camp for their first training session since defeating Lesotho 4-2 in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at Maseru’s Setsoto Stadium on November 17, 2019. Africa Cup of Nations…

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Odion Jude Ighalo joins #EndSARS protest in Nigera

Odion Jude Ighalo joins #EndSARS protest in Nigera

Former Nigera Super Eagles striker and current Manchester United forward Odion Jude Ighalo has joined the #EndSars protest movement to put an end to the police brutality, extortion and other related crime in the nation. Odion Ighalo who let down his voice to joined other Super Eagles players in the movement of end Sars protest currently going on in the country. Ighalo taken to his official twitter page to Jon the movement “Na Footballer Wey Follow Us Protest, We Go Support 😂 Soro Soke 😂 #EndSARS #EndPoliceBrutality #EndSWAT”

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

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

Latest FIFA Ranking: Nigeria Rated 3rd in Africa, Senegal, Belgium Maintain 1st Positions. World football governing body, FIFA has ranked Nigeria third (3rd) best team in Africa and thirty-third (33rd) in the world, BSNSports reports. The FIFA world ranking, published on Thursday, July 16 on its website is the latest since the last publication on June 11, 2020. Senegal since their emergence as Champions of Africa after winning the 2019 African Cup of Nations, retains its twentieth place with 1555 points. The Lions are ahead of Tunisia (second with 1,506…

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Manchester City defender Tosin Adarabioto set to switch allegiance to Nigerian

Manchester City defender Tosin Adarabioto set to switch allegiance to Nigerian

Manchester City defender Tosin Adarabioto is ready to switch allegiance to Nigerian after representing England at the age grade levels. The lanky defending is rated as one of the best talents in England and Manchester City have linked him to their former Captain Vincent Kompany. Adarabioyo was born in England to Nigerian father who moved to England in the early 80s, he graduated from the Manchester City famous academy that also produced Phil Foden. Reports in England have it that young defender is awaiting FIFA clearance to complete his switch…

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Victor Osimhen win 2020 Marc-Vivien Foe prize for Best African Player in French Ligue 1

Victor Osimhen win 2020 Marc-Vivien Foe prize for Best African Player in French Ligue 1

Victor Osimhen named as the winner of the 2020 Marc Vivien Foe prize for the best African player in the French Ligue 1 for 2019-2020 season by the French media outlets RFI and France 24. The 21-year-old Lille striker emerged the winner from a list of 11 African footballers who were shortlisted for the award named after Cameroonian great and former Olympique Lyonnais midfielder, Marc Vivien Foe. Marc Vivien Foe died at the Stade de France while playing for Cameroon, during the 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup semi-final game against Colombia.…

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Sidney Sam regretted dumping Nigeria for Germany

Sidney Sam regretted dumping Nigeria for Germany

Former Bayern Leverkusen forward Sidney Sam says he regretted not taking up the chance to play for Nigeria when he was approached to switch allegiance in 2013. The forward represented Germany at various youth level and even the senior national team but after showing interest in switching to Nigeria , he made a dramatic U-turn when he was called up to the German team for two friendly games in preparation for the 2014 World Cup. After being called up for Germany’s friendlies against Ecuador and the United States In 2013,…

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What Do Players Bet On In Nigeria, Apart From Soccer?

What Do Players Bet On In Nigeria, Apart From Soccer?

We all know that soccer is the most popular sport to bet on in Nigeria. The players especially love the major leagues like the EPL, LaLiga, Serie A, and Bundesliga. However, what do players bet on during the offseason, or during times when there are no soccer matches being played? There are actually a number of things that punters bet on when there is no soccer, and these can include esports, virtuals, casino, and lottery. Read Also: Bet9ja Prediction For Bayern Munich, Correct score, GG/NG, Half Time/Full Time, and Handicap Esports…

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Onazi reveals how TB Joshua help his football career

Onazi reveals how TB Joshua help his football career

Super Eagles midfielder Eddy Ogenyi Onazi revealed that the General Overseer of Synagogue Church of all Nations, Prophet TB Joshua played a crucial role in his successful football career. Onazi made this known while speaking with Brila FM on their live Instagram interview session a few days ago. The former Lazio midfielder said it was the man of God who helped him and his friend Sani Emmanuel secured their place in the Nigeria 2009 FIFA World Cup U-17 squad after they were initially dropped from the squad. The 27-year-old midfielder…

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