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Salah shines in Egypt’s comeback victory over Morocco for AFCON semi-finals berth

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images. Mohamed Salah on Sunday scored the equaliser and created the winner for Egypt to come from behind to beat Morocco 2-1 at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon. Morocco went ahead in the seventh minute from a penalty kick converted by Sofiane Boufal in this quarter-final match. But Read More…

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Burkina Faso stun Tunisia 1-0 to book semi-final berth

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: MARCA. Burkina Faso on Saturday stunned the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia by a lone goal to progress to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Cameroon 2021. Dango Ouattara’s goal on the stroke of halftime was enough for Burkina Faso to beat Tunisia at the Stade Roumdé Adjia in Garoua. Ouattara, Read More…

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

Reading Time: < 1 minutes 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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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…