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Tunisia will not participate in the 2020 African Nations Championship billed for Cameroon owing to their crowded domestic fixture schedule.

Tunisia withdraw from 2020 CHAN in Cameroon

Tunisia will not participate in the 2020 African Nations Championship billed for Cameroon owing to their crowded domestic fixture schedule.
Germany send Super Falcons packing from 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after 3-0 win on Saturday evening encounter at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble. 23x

Super Falcons stars return for clash with Algeria

Reigning African champions, the Super Falcons have their eyes on another convincing victory over their counterparts from Algeria in the Tokyo 2010 Olympics qualifiers today at the Agege Township stadium in Lagos.
Algeria's women's team have landed in Lagos on Friday as they ready to upset Nigeria in the second leg of their second-round qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Tokyo Olympics: Algeria land in Nigeria for qualifier game against Super Falcons

Algeria's women's team have landed in Lagos on Friday as they ready to upset Nigeria in the second leg of their second-round qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Ghana assistant coach Michael Osei has revealed 11 foreign-based players have been called up for next month's Africa U23 Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier with Algeria.

Ghana to invite 11 foreign-based players for U23 Afcon qualifier against Algeria

Ghana assistant coach Michael Osei has revealed 11 foreign-based players have been called up for next month's Africa U23 Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier with Algeria.
Flying Eagles head coach Paul Aigbogun has asserted that his players have learned from their mistakes ahead of their final group stage encounter of the 2019 Fifa U-20 World Cup in Poland against Ukraine.

African Games: Flying Eagles, Falconets battle for final tickets

The Nigeria football teams, the Falconets, and the Flying Eagles will on Monday and Tuesday respectively battle for tickets into the finals of the football event at the ongoing 2019 African Games in Morocco.
Rasheedat Ajibade played an outstanding role in Avaldsnes’s 1-0 victory over Roa in their Norwegian Toppserien game on Saturday.

Nigeria striker Ajibade’s assist key in Avaldsnes win over Roa

Rasheedat Ajibade played an outstanding role in Avaldsnes’s 1-0 victory over Roa in their Norwegian Toppserien game on Saturday.
Nigeria have been handed a major boost ahead of their Algeria clash with Asisat Oshoala making a scoring return as Barcelona defeated Seagulls 5-1 on Thursday.

Nigeria handed major boost as Asisat Oshoala makes scoring return in Barcelona win

Nigeria have been handed a major boost ahead of their Algeria clash with Asisat Oshoala making a scoring return as Barcelona defeated Seagulls 5-1 on Thursday.
Having experienced several defeats in the hands of Egypt in two finals of the African Games, Olufunke Oshonaike believes the North Africans cannot prevent them in this year’s final of the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco.

Africa Games: We can’t be stopped again by Egypt – Funke Oshonaike

Having experienced several defeats in the hands of Egypt in two finals of the African Games, Olufunke Oshonaike believes the North Africans cannot prevent them in this year’s final of the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco.
Asisat Oshoala has given an untimely injury scare for Nigeria after the striker picked up a knock in Barcelona's 1-0 win over Montpelier on Sunday.

Asisat Oshoala injury scare for Nigeria ahead of Olympic qualifier in Algeria

Asisat Oshoala has given an untimely injury scare for Nigeria after the striker picked up a knock in Barcelona's 1-0 win over Montpelier on Sunday.
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Afcon: My players yet to get over defeat to Senegal – Tunisia coach

Tunisia head coach Alain Giresse says he is still trying to psyche his players up ahead of today’s (Wednesday) AFCON 2019 Third-Place encounter against the Super Eagles of Nigeria at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed why Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals game at Cairo International Stadium.

Afcon: Super Eagles feel motivated to beat Tunisia – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr says his team have strong desire to beat Tunisia in their AFCON 2019 Third-Place match at the Al Salam Stadium Stadium, Cairo on Wednesday after last Sunday’s disappointing semi-final defeat to Algeria.
Head of the Federal Government delegation to the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (President of the Senate of the Federal Republic) has given the Super Eagles a pat on the back for their outing against Algeria on Sunday, while charging them to go all out against Tunisia on Wednesday to win the bronze medals.

Afcon: Senator Lawan encourages Super Eagles to go all out for bronze medals

Head of the Federal Government delegation to the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (President of the Senate of the Federal Republic) has given the Super Eagles a pat on the back for their outing against Algeria on Sunday, while charging them to go all out against Tunisia on Wednesday to win the bronze medals.
Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo has warned South Africa not to expect the same Nigeria performance as the qualifiers when they clash in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Wednesday.

Afcon: Super Eagles unlucky in defeat to Algeria – Odion Ighalo

Odion Ighalo believes the Super Eagles were unlucky to lose their semifinal clash at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt to the Desert Foxes of Algeria.
While Nigerians are feeling terribly upset by the late goal that denied the Super Eagles a chance of getting to the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, Algeria’s coach Djamel Belmadi feels Nigeria was lucky; losing just 2-1 to his team.

Algeria’s Djamel Belmadi wants more African coaches to take charge of national teams

Desert Foxes of Algeria head coach Djamel Belmadi has tasked football federations in Africa to put more trust in indigenous coaches.
William Paul Ekong of Nigeria (l) reacts in disappointment after scoring an own goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Semifinal football match between Algeria and Nigeria at the Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019

Odion Ighalo: Super Eagles unlucky, sorry for the loss to Algeria

Odion Ighalo says the Super Eagles were unlucky to lose their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semifinal match to the Desert Foxes of Algeria, and appeals to Nigeria fans for forgiveness.
Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has praised his side’s attitude and mental strength in their 2-1 victory over Nigeria in the semi-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.

Afcon: Algeria coach lauds team’s attitude, mental strength against Nigeria

Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has praised his side’s attitude and mental strength in their 2-1 victory over Nigeria in the semi-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.
Nigeria legend Nwankwo Kanu is confident about his nation’s chances of overcoming Algeria in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final on Sunday.

Afcon: We expect victory as well against Algeria – Nwankwo Kanu

Nigeria legend Nwankwo Kanu is confident about his nation’s chances of overcoming Algeria in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final on Sunday.
Algeria captain Riyad Mahrez believes his team are facing one of the tournament favourites when they meet Nigeria in the semi-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.

Afcon: Algeria captain Riyad Mahrez anticipates tough clash with Nigeria

Algeria captain Riyad Mahrez believes his team are facing one of the tournament favourites when they meet Nigeria in the semi-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.

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