Posts Tagged ‘AFCON’

AFCON Qualifier: Super Eagles Retain Position As Group Leaders After 0-0 Draw With Sierra Leone

By Onwuka Gerald Return leg of Eagle’s AFCON qualifier match with Sierra Leone has ended in stalemate as both countries were unable to find the vital goal needed for the encounter. The return match was played at the Siaka Stevens Stadium, Freetown on Tuesday. Recall that the Super Eagles of Nigeria last Friday, threw away […]

Super Eagles to play Brazil friendly in Singapore

As part of their preparation for the forthcoming Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers and the African Nations Cup games, the Super Eagles will play a series of friendly matches, beginning with a game against Brazil in Singapore, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has revealed. The Super Eagles played a thrilling 2-2 draw with Ukraine in […]

Otedola Redeems Eagles Promise

Businessman and billionaire chief, Femi Otedola has fulfilled his $25,000 per goal pledge to the Super Eagles during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) took to its Twitter page to announce that the business mogul has made good his pledge to the Super Eagles. The business Mogul had […]

CAF Reveals What Each Team Got in 2019 AFCON

African Cup of Nations champions Algeria have received $4.5 million, Senegal $2.5m, while third place contestants Super Eagles and Tunisia earned $2.m. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have revealed the prize money for all participant countries. Algeria lifted their second ever AFCON trophy since 1990 after narrowly beating Senegal 1-0 in the final last […]

Ighalo’s Striker Crowns Nigeria as Bronze Medalist at the 2019 AFCON

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo 3rd minutes strike was  the fastest goal so far in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations as the Super Eagles beat Tunisia 1-0 on Wednesday night to win the Bronze medal at this year’s tournament. Nigeria got off to a great start, claiming the lead in just the third minute. […]

Super Eagles Fails to Fly Pass Algeria

The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Sunday lost to Algeria 1-2 in the semi-final of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. A last minute goal through a free kick by Riyadh Mahrez gave Algeria victory after Odion Ighalo had equalised for the Super Eagles. William Troost-Ekong had conceded an own goal in the […]