• Nigerian Coach: Eagles will beat Tunisia

    Nigerian Coach: Eagles will beat Tunisia0

    Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr says his team have strong desire to beat Tunisia in their AFCON 2019 Third-Place match at the Al Salam Stadium Stadium, Cairo today afterQ last Sunday’s disappointing semi-final defeat to Algeria, Rohr restates that his team remains motivated despite their failure to make it to the final and will

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  • Ex- Eagles captain, Samson Siasia’s mother abducted

    Ex- Eagles captain, Samson Siasia’s mother abducted0

    Mother of former Super Eagles Coach Samson Siasia, Mrs Ogere Siasia has been kidnapped by gunmen in the early hours of Monday. The victim was abducted at her Odoni country home in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State at about 2 a.m. Although her whereabouts is yet unknown and her abductors have not gotten

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  • AFCON – Heartbreak for Nigeria as Algeria wins 2 – 1.

    AFCON – Heartbreak for Nigeria as Algeria wins 2 – 1.0

    AN own goal by William Troost-Ekong and a well-curled free kick by Riyad Mahrez in the final seconds of added time handed Algeria a 2-1 victory over Nigeria in the semi-final and a place in the final to battle Senegal, who beat Tunisia 1-0 in extra time in the other semi-final. Algeria were the best

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  • Algeria beats Ivory Coast, To face Nigeria at Semi-finals

    Algeria beats Ivory Coast, To face Nigeria at Semi-finals0

    Nigeria will face Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final after the Desert Foxes beat Ivory Coast 4-3 on penalties after full time score was level at 1-1 in Thursday’s quarter-final, Sports Extra reports. Sofiane Feghouli’s opener after 20 minutes for Algeria was cancelled out by Jonathan Kodja,

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  • Super Eagles qualify for AFCON semi-finals- Nigeria vs South Africa

    Super Eagles qualify for AFCON semi-finals- Nigeria vs South Africa0

    Nigeria’s defender Chidozie Awaziem (R) celebrates the win during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations quarter final football match between Nigeria and South Africa. Photo: AFP William Troost-Ekong’s late winner sent Nigeria through to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after a tense 2-1 victory over South Africa in Cairo. Samuel

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  • Lagos residents slams Sanwo-Olu over N41.4m Super Eagles donation

    Lagos residents slams Sanwo-Olu over N41.4m Super Eagles donation0

    Lagos residents have faulted the governor of the state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, over the $5,000 he donated to each Nigerian player for the Round of 16 victory over the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The governor made the donation, which amounts to $115,000 (N41.4m) for 23 players in

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