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Nigeria Takes On Guinea Today In AFCON 2019 Group Game

    Nigeria will clash with Guinea in their second Group B fixture, at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday. The Super Eagles defeated debutants Burundi 1-0 in the opening game on Saturday and will be looking to seal early qualification against the Syli Stars. Guinea could only draw 2-2 with Madagascar in their first match. Kick off ... Read More »

Superstar Salah Seeks First Goal At Cup Of Nations In Egypt

Superstar Mohamed Salah gets a second chance to score his first goal at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations when hosts Egypt face the Democratic Republic of Congo in Group A on Wednesday. The recent Champions League winner with Liverpool was unable to convert several chances against Zimbabwe last Friday as Egypt won 1-0 in the opening match of the ... Read More »

Zenith Bank Next Gen Masters: Mohammed And Bamidele Emerge Champions

Musa Mohammed from Abuja and OmolayoBamidele from Ekiti State have emerged champions of the second edition of the Zenith Bank/Next – Gen Tennis Masters which held at the National Stadium Surulere Tennis Centre. Several hundred spectators sat out a four hour rain delay in anticipation of an upset victory by the unseeded Emmanuel Jebutu who had upset the No.1 seed ... Read More »

Keita Wants Syli Stars To Step Up Against Nigeria

Liverpool midfielder, Naby Keita has revealed that Guinea have to change their approach for their second Group B match against Nigeria on Wednesday, June 26. The Syli Stars were almost beaten in their opener against Madagascar but earned a share of the spoils in a 2-2 draw after Bordeaux striker, Francois Kamano converted a spot kick in the 66th minute. ... Read More »

Rohr Promises Better Eagles’ Performance Against Guinea

Super Eagles’ coach, Gernot Rohr is optimistic of a better performance in Nigeria’s second game of the on-going African Cup of Nations against Guinea. The Eagles struggled to beat Burundi 1-0, but the team attributed the stuttering performance to the sickness suffered by key players just before the opening Group B fixture played at the Egyptian Mediterranean city of Alexandria ... Read More »

How Chukwueze Reacted To Reported Interests From Liverpool, Man City

Villarreal forward, Samuel Chukwueze has reacted to reports linking him to Liverpool. The winger, who is currently in Super Eagles camp for the African Cup of Nations in Egypt, insisted that he was not distracted by the speculations.  Chukwueze had an impressive season for the Yellow Submarines scoring 8 goals in 38 appearances for the first team in all competitions. ... Read More »

Kanu Nwankwo, Drogba, Eto’o, Others Get New Appointments

Arsenal legend, Kanu Nwankwo, has been appointed by the Confederation of African Football, CAF, to be part of the special envoy for the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Egypt on Friday. The 42-year-old was shortlisted along with six other African legends for the special roles, according to Sporting Life.  The other six African legends that made the ... Read More »

Derby County Gives Update On Lampard Joining Chelsea As Manager

Derby County chairman, Mel Morris, has said they are yet to receive an approach from Chelsea for manager Frank Lampard. Lampard is hot favourite to take over from Maurizio Sarri, who was confirmed as the new Juventus manager on Sunday.  The former Blues midfielder has enjoyed a promising first campaign in football management as he guided Derby to the play-off ... Read More »