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Super Eagles painfully fail to subdue Carthage Eagles, crash out of AFCON

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Channels TV. Title favourites Nigeria crashed out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Sunday in Garoua after a 0-1 loss to Tunisia who now advance to the competition’s quarter-finals. In the Round of 16 match at the Stade Roumde Adjia, the Super Eagles failed to raise their game to the Read More…

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Super Eagles test their might against Carthage Eagles in AFCON knockout on Sunday

Reading Time: < 1 minute Image Credits: REUTERS. The Super Eagles of Nigeria will Sunday clash with the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in one of the second round matches of the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon. Tunisia on Thursday lost 0-1 to the Gambia, but booked their place in the knockout phase as one of the Read More…

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Brazil’s Pele returns to hospital for tumour treatment checkup

Reading Time: < 1 minute Brazilian soccer great Pele has returned to the hospital for a routine checkup, his business’s manager told Reuters on Thursday, as he undergoes treatment after having a colon tumour removed last year. Sports TV network ESPN reported earlier in the day that Pele, 81, was back at Sao Paulo’s Albert Einstein hospital for new chemotherapy Read More…

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Super Eagles advance to knockout stage with best group phase record

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Channels TV. Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Wednesday in Garoua advanced in style to the knockout phase of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon. They beat Guinea-Bissau 2-0 at the Stade Roumde Adjia to become the only side at this 33rd edition of the competition to win all their three group Read More…

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Super Eagles looking good to swoop on Wild Dogs in ‘dead-rubber’ game

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: AFP/Getty Images. The Super Eagles encounter with Guinea Bissau counterparts at the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), has been termed by sports enthusiasts as a “dead rubber game’’ for Nigeria. This is coming on the heels of Nigeria’s qualification to the Round of 16. However, both teams will be looking to Read More…

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Nigeria whip Sudan 3-1, zoom into knockout phase, Salah goal rekindles Egyptian qualification hopes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. In picture above: Wilfred Ndidi went close for Nigeria early on against Sudan on Saturday. Credit: Getty Images Nigeria’s Super Eagles beat their Sudanese counterparts 3-1 in a Group D clash at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) at Garoua in Cameroon to advance to the knockout phase of the Read More…

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We’ll play Sudan with utmost respect -Coach Eguavoen

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Daily Post. Super Eagles interim coach Augustine Eguavoen said his team would play Sudan’s Falcons of Jediane in their second group game of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) with utmost respect. Nigeria would take on Sudan in their second Group D game of the AFCON, at the Stade Roumdé Adjia in Garoua Read More…

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Garoua fans adopt Super Eagles, want Nigeria-Cameroon final at AFCON

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NAN. Most residents of Garoua (North Cameroon) have adopted the Super Eagles as their team at the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon. The Eagles play all their group D matches in Garoua and will remain in the city for the next round if they top their group. According to Read More…

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‘Chairman’ Chukwu salutes Super Eagles for first AFCON win

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. Former Coach and Captain of the Green Eagles (later christened Super Eagles), Christian Chukwu, has hailed the Super Eagles resilience and hard work in winning the first match at the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Chukwu who is popularly known as ‘Chairman’, bared his thoughts to the News Agency Read More…

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Give me parting gift by winning AFCON trophy, Musa charges teammates

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: GOAL. Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa has charged his teammates to win the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy in Cameroon as a parting gift for him. Musa made the appeal at a pre-match news conference on Monday in Garoua, ahead of the Super Eagles’ opening fixture against Egypt. The Super Eagles Read More…