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Kei Kamara converted a penalty to take Sierra Leone to the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since 1996 with a 1-0 win over Benin on Tuesday in a qualifier twice postponed due to a coronavirus tests drama.
The Africa Cup of Nations qualification encounter between Sierra Leone and Benin Republic will be played behind closed doors.
Captain Riyad Mahrez scored as Algeria defeated Tunisia 2-0 in an international friendly this weekend to create a record 27-match unbeaten run by an African national team.
Former Nigerian midfielder Henry Nwosu believes the Super Eagles may struggle at the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations if the team fails to go with a creative midfielder.
Several Premier League clubs would be keen on signing Ahmed Elmohamady when he leaves Aston Villa, according to Gabriel Agbonlahor.
Former Nigerian goalkeeper, Dosu Joseph has urged the Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr not to experiment with the team’s lineup against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon.
Terem Moffi has revealed his eye-catching performances for Lorient in the 2020-21 season earned him his first call-up to the Nigeria national team.
Former Super Eagles defender, Ifeanyi Udeze, believes coach Gernot Rohr is enjoying the best of his career now because there are quality players in his kitty at the moment.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said their international friendly match against Cameroon is a chance to make changes to his side and see new players in action.
Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya are unmoved according to May’s rankings released by the Federation of International Football Association on Thursday.
Paul Onuachu has been announced the 2020-21 Belgian League Player of the Year and winner of the Golden Boot award.
Coach Gernot Rohr has selected captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain William Ekong and homeboys John Noble and Anayo Iwuala among the 24 Super Eagles who will do battle with five-time African champions Cameroon in a prestige friendly in Austria on Friday next week.
Kelechi Iheanacho has won the Leicester City Goal of the Season award for his wonder strike against Crystal Palace in April.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has called for total supervision of Samuel Kalu’s mental, medical and sporting well-being at Bordeaux.
NFF’s FIFA Match Agent, Jairo Pachon of Eurodata Sport, is excited that Nigeria will be playing Mexico in a friendly international on July 3 in the United States.
Chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation’s Technical study group Dr. Alex Mana has warned the Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr to focus on selecting the right squad that will prosecute the 2022 World Cup qualifiers and 2022 Africa Cup of Nations.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has informed that the, Super Eagles can qualify for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar come 2022 if they have quality preparations..
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has not been paid his wages by the Nigeria Football Federation for six months.
More than 40 countries urged China on Tuesday to allow the U.N. human rights chief immediate access to Xinjiang region to look into reports that more than a million people have been unlawfully detained there, some subjected to torture or forced labour.
Lionel Messi earned a record-equalling 147th cap for Argentina as they progressed to the Copa America quarter-finals with victory over Paraguay.
Egyptian TikTok influencer Haneen Hossam will appeal a 10-year prison sentence handed down by a Cairo court that found her guilty of human trafficking, her lawyer said on Monday.
The chairperson of Eti Osa local government, Rafiu Olatunji, has died on Monday night at his Sangotedo residence. He died from a long-term illness.
He said: “There’s actually no part of the country that has not been impacted positively in the areas of infrastructure, agriculture and economic support initiative based on peculiarities of the regions.”
Millions of people risk death and disability as Britain shuts down a major aid programme targeting neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), the World Health Organization said.
The coelacanth - a wondrous fish that was thought to have gone extinct along with the dinosaurs 66 million years ago before unexpectedly being found alive and well in 1938 off South Africa's east coast - is offering up even more surprises.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a lawsuit accusing Cargill Inc and a Nestle SA subsidiary of knowingly helping perpetuate slavery at Ivory Coast cocoa farms, but sidestepped a broader ruling on the permissibility of suits accusing American companies of human rights violations abroad.
The Police Command in Nasarawa State says it has arrested 44 suspects for various criminal offences in the state within the last two months.
When England face Scotland in Friday’s Euro 2020 clash at Wembley, the first meeting between the rivals in four years will renew a bitter feud stoked by centuries of antagonism and conflict.