Post Tagged with: "AfCon"

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.
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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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AFCON Qualifier: Congo Stun Nigeria In A 3-2 Away Win

AFCON Qualifier: Congo Stun Nigeria In A 3-2 Away Win

Sport September 6, 2014 at 8:34 pm 0 comments

African champions Nigeria lost their first game in Calabar on Saturday when they were stunned 3-2 by Congo in an AFCON 2015 qualifier.
This was the second time Congo will beat Nigeria, the first being a 2-1 win in 1970 in an AFCON 1972 qualifier.
The visiting Red Devils of

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Pres. Jonathan Applauds Super Eagles stunning Come-Back Victory Over Morocco

News January 25, 2014 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

President Goodluck Jonathan heartily congratulates the Super Eagles of Nigeria on their exhilarating come-back victory over their Moroccan counterparts this evening in Cape Town in the quarter-finals of the ongoing African Nations Championship.
President Jonathan applauds the indomitable spirit with which the Super Eagles fought back from being three goals

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