Troost-Ekong, Lookman, Aina make AFCON Team Of The Tournament

The trio of Nigeria’s William Troost-Ekong, Ademola Lookman and Ola Aina were named in the recently concluded AFCON 2023 Team of the Tournament by CAF on Wednesday. Others who made the team include a trio of tournament winners Franck Kessie, Jean Michael Seri in midfield and Ghislain Konan in the left-back position of the defence. […]

Ahmed Musa urged fans to stop attacking Alex Iwobi

 Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has urged fans to stop attacking his colleague Alex Iwobi on social media.  In a post on X (formerly Twitter) on Monday night, Musa said the team lost the final match against hosts Ivory Coast on Sunday, noting that it is unfair to single out Iwobi for attacks. Musa wrote […]

Presidency commends Super Eagles after AFCON final loss

Following the conclusion of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Côte d’Ivoire, Vice President Kashim Shettima has expressed his commendation for the Super Eagles, acknowledging their remarkable skills displayed throughout the tournament, despite losing the cup to the host nation. Addressing the Super Eagles team after the match in Côte d’Ivoire, Vice President Shettima […]

Hosts Côte d’Ivoire clinch third AFCON title after comeback win over Nigeria

Super Eagles lost 2-1 to hosts Ivory Coast in a thrilling Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final match at the Alassane Ouattara Olympic Stadium in Ebimpe, Abidjan, on Sunday.  The Ivorian’s came from behind, being a goal down in the first hal, but scored two goals in the second half for victory.  Ivory Coast’s success […]

Nigeria to play hosts Cote d’Ivoire In AFCON Final

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play hosts Cote d’Ivoire on Sunday in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Nigeria’s substitute Kelechi Iheanacho scored to give Nigeria a 4-2 penalty shootout victory over South Africa last after the semi-final tie ended 1-1 in regulation time and extra time in Bouake. On the […]

Lagos State Government Sets Up Mega Viewing Centre for AFCON Semi-Final

The Lagos State Government has set up a mega viewing centre for the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final encounter between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Bafana Bafana of South on Wednesday (today). In a bid to promote community engagement and foster unity through sports, the government has established a mega viewing centre at the […]

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 Félix Houphouët-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 […]

Vincent Aboubakar available for Cameroon ahead of AFCON clash with Super Eagles

Cameroon’s captain, Vincent Aboubakar, has recovered from injury and is now available for selection ahead of Saturday’s game against the Super Eagles. Aboubakar did not feature for Cameroon throughout their group games due to an injury he picked during training just a few days before the tournament began. Recall that Aboubakar was top scorer at […]