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AFCON: Two More Victories And We’re There, Says President Buhari As He Hails Victorious Super Eagles

AFCON: Two More Victories And We’re There, Says President Buhari As He Hails Victorious Super Eagles

Sport July 11, 2019 at 6:50 am 0 comments

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the Super Eagles for another spectacular outing that has confirmed Nigeria’s progress to the Next Level in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Egypt 2019.
With a well-deserved victory over the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, President Buhari

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AFCON: Etebo’s ex-Stoke teammate boasts Burundi is ready for Eagles

AFCON: Etebo’s ex-Stoke teammate boasts Burundi is ready for Eagles

Sport June 14, 2019 at 3:52 pm 0 comments

Oghenekaro Etebo’s former Stoke City teammate Saido Berahino boasts Burundi is ready for Super Eagles of Nigeria ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Group B opener.
The 25-year-old striker banned from driving for 30 months and fined £75,000 for being three times over the legal alcohol limit when

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BREAKING: Egypt confirmed as hosts for Africa Cup of Nation

BREAKING: Egypt confirmed as hosts for Africa Cup of Nation

News, Sport January 8, 2019 at 1:59 pm 0 comments

Egypt beat South Africa as the only two countries who submit a bid after African football fraternity has taken the rights away from Cameroon late last year due to low preparations and not ready to host a successful and expanded 24-team tournament.
Caf was expected to make an official announcement

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AFCON Qualifiers: Ahmed Musa leads Nigeria to victory over Seychelles

AFCON Qualifiers: Ahmed Musa leads Nigeria to victory over Seychelles

Sport September 8, 2018 at 6:42 pm 0 comments

Ahmed Musa justified the captain’s armband handed to him on Saturday as he scored the opening goal in the Super Eagles’ 3-0 win over Seychelles in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series.
The Super Eagles who lost their opening game of the qualifiers against South Africa 15 months ago,

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Ahmad Ahmad Unwavering On 24-Team AFCON

Ahmad Ahmad Unwavering On 24-Team AFCON

Sport December 20, 2017 at 2:33 pm 0 comments

African football supremo Ahmad Ahmad insisted on Tuesday he is not backing down over plans to increase the AFCON from 16 to 24 teams despite Cameroon’s organisational struggles.

Back in August, world governing body FIFA appointed a committee to run crisis-hit Cameroonian football amid growing fears the country would

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CAF Moves To Increase AFCON Teams

CAF Moves To Increase AFCON Teams

News, Sport July 18, 2017 at 1:21 pm 0 comments

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) are planning to increase the number of participating teams at the Africa Cup of Nations from 16 to 24.
This was revealed by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on their official website on Tuesday.
According to the NFF, CAF will decide on the plan

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