• 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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  • 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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  • Nigeria first qualifiers for Cup of Nations second round

    Nigeria first qualifiers for Cup of Nations second round0

    Nigeria became the first qualifiers for the second round of the Africa Cup of Nations when they beat Guinea 1-0 in Alexandria on Wednesday with Kenneth Omeruo scoring the only goal. Centre-back Omeruo headed a corner into the net on 73 minutes to earn the Super Eagles a second straight Group B victory after beating

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  • Ighalo to start as Super Eagles battle Guinea for spot in AFCON knockouts

    Ighalo to start as Super Eagles battle Guinea for spot in AFCON knockouts0

    Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr says team striker, Odion Ighalo will be in his starting lineup when they face Guinea on Wednesday. Late substitute Ighalo scored the only goal of the team’s opening game at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to claim all three points against Burundi. The former Watford of England forward

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