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Egypt will Host the AFCON 2025 draw today

The Confederation of African Football would hold the preliminary draw for the Africa Cup of Nations, Morocco 2025 on Tuesday, 20 February 2024, in Cairo, Egypt. The draw is scheduled for 1 pm Nigerian time. The preliminary round will feature the eight lowest-ranked teams according to the FIFA ranking: Somalia, Djibouti, Sao Tome, Chad, Mauritius, […]

Victor Osimhen declared fit as Super Eagles take on Bafana Bafana of S’Africa in AFCON

To Football, Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen has been cleared by the team’s medical doctor for the clash against South Africa later today. Recall Osimhen missed the Super Eagles trip to Bouake – the venue of the semi-final clash with South Africa – after suffering abdominal discomfort. However, reports from Abidjan has revealed that, Osimhen […]

Egypt Sacks Head Coach After Disappointing Cup Of Nations

Rui Vitoria has been sacked as Egypt head coach after the African football giants hopes of a record-extending eighth Africa Cup of Nations triumph were dashed last week. The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) announced the sacking in a statement, adding that it was “reviewing foreign coaches’ resumes”. The EFA had last week “apologised” to Egyptian […]

Peseiro not thinking about Bafana Bafana’s penalty-saving specialist

Super Eagles coach Jose Peseiro has underlined that he is not thinking about South Africa’s penalty-saving specialist Ronwen Williams ahead of Wednesday’s Africa Cup of Nations semifinal clash between the Super Eagles and Bafana Bafana. The Mamelodi Sundowns glovesman etched his name into the history books as the first goalkeeper to ever save four penalties […]

Nigeria takes on Angola in first Quarter final tie for AFCON 2023

Senegalese official Issa Sy will be the referee when Nigeria take on Angola in today’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) quarter-final encounter, at the Stade FĂ©lix HouphouĂ«t-Boigny in Abidjan. Sy will have compatriots Djibril Camara and Nouha Bangoura in as assistant referee 1 and assistant referee 2 respectively, while Mauritanian official Abdel Aziz Bouh will […]

Peseiro Provides Injury Update On Nwabali

Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro has refused to rule out Stanley Nwabali from the side’s quarter-final fixture against Angola. Nwabali sustained a knee injury in Nigeria’s 2-0 victory against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon last Saturday, and was replaced by Francis Uzoho 10 minutes from time. The Chippa United shot stopper sat out training […]

Guinea Defeats Equatorial Guinea with a Late Victory

Mohamed Bayo headed in a dramatic winner in the last minute of injury time as Guinea beat 10-man Equatorial Guinea 1-0 yesterday, to advance to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations. The last-16 tie at the Ebimpe Olympic Stadium in Abidjan was heading for extra time when Bayo, of French Ligue 1 side […]