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Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo ends the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in frustration after picking up a hamstring during the third place match against Tunisia despite scoring the winning goal.
He was young enough to participate at this year’s Under-20 World Cup, but Samuel Chukwueze is assuming a far greater role as a future Nigeria lynchpin with his country attempting to capture a fourth Africa Cup of Nations title.
The injury sustained by RSC Charleroi of Belgium forward, Victor Osimhen is not that serious and may not stop the 20-year-old from making his 2019 Africa Cup of Nations debut in Nigeria’s last group game against Madagascar on Sunday in Alexandria.
Moses Simon insists the Super Eagles are not under pressure ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations despite Monday’s 1-0 loss to Senegal in their final pre-AFCON friendly game played on the football pitch of the Mercure Hotel in Ismaïlia.
Nigeria national team manager Gernot Rohr has warned his team that they will experience a completely different style of play at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations compared to last year’s World Cup.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr revealed that his side are aiming to score more goals and will play offensive football at the Africa Cup of Nations finals.
Super Eagles 23-man squad landed in the city of Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday night ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has admitted that it was a tough call excluding Kelechi Iheanacho and Semi Ajayi from his final 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has axed the duo of Kelechi Iheanacho and Semi Ajayi from his final 23-man squad to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles yesterday played a goalless draw with the Warriors of Zimbabwe’s in an international friendly played in Asaba, Delta State.
Three–time champions Nigeria have a full house in Asaba, Delta State, ahead of Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations send-forth friendly against the Warriors of Zimbabwe, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
French club Lille Metropole have emerged as the favourite to sign Nigeria Victor Osimhen from Belgian outfit Sporting Charleroi.
Nigeria’s preparation for the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt is set to begin in full swing with the arrival of its players for training.
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane "wanted to keep Cristiano Ronaldo and sell Gareth Bale" during his first spell in charge, according to former club president Ramon Calderon.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) says political actions of some members of houses of assembly in Bauchi State and Edo in the inauguration of the assemblies are undemocratic.
Taiwo ‘Esepo’ Agbaje wowed fans and was voted the best boxer at GOtv Boxing Night 19 staged at Sports Hall, National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos on Sunday night.
Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) is working to replace a faulty transformer in Federal Housing Estate, Ogbor-Hill, Aba, Abia and restore regular electricity supply to the estate, an official has said.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday pledged to keep alive his plans to amend the country’s pacifist constitution, despite failing to secure a “supermajority” in upper house elections.
A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday said that illicit financial flows in Nigeria and Africa, aggravate insecurity in the region.
Filipe Luis confirmed he is joining Brazilian side Flamengo after the full-back bid farewell to Atletico Madrid on Sunday.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have donated relief materials including food items, medicine and clothing to internally displaced persons, who were victims of banditry attacks in Katsina.
Samatta returned in time to feature in the encounter, playing for 77 minutes after captaining Tanzania in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations where they exited in the group stage following their defeats to Senegal, Kenya and Algeria.