Tag: afcon 2019

Encourage Super Eagles, not Rebuke Them – Owolabi Pleads

Henry Solomon- July 15, 2019

Ex- international, Felix Owolabi, has urged Nigerians not to rebuke the Super Eagles following Sunday’s loss to the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the semi ... Read More

Football Enthusiasts Say Experience Will Count for Super Eagles Against Algeria

Henry Solomon- July 13, 2019

Some football enthusiasts on Saturday said Nigeria has what it takes to beat the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the semifinals of the 2019 Africa ... Read More

AFCON 2019 : Akanni Tips Super Eagles To Lift Cup

Suleiman Idris- July 11, 2019

Lagos, July 11, 2019 (NAN) Wahidi Akanni, an ex-international on Thursday tipped the Super Eagles to win the 2019 African Cup of Nations. Akanni said ... Read More

AFCON 2019: Fairytale continues for Madagascar after shootout success

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 8, 2019

Madagascar on Sunday in Alexandria kept up their fairytale run at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. They advanced to the quarter-finals ... Read More

AFCON 2019: Belaili, Mahrez star as Algeria outclass Guinea

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 8, 2019

Superbly-taken goals from Youcef Belaili and Riyad Mahrez set Algeria on the way to a comfortable 3-0 win over Guinea as they reached the Africa ... Read More

Egypt fans bitter as unloved team crash out of African Cup

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 8, 2019

Egyptian football fans reacted with anger and sorrow after the host team tumbled out of the Africa Cup of Nations in the second round, following ... Read More

Super Eagles First Team to Qualify for AFCON Round of 16

Henry Solomon- June 26, 2019

Super Eagles beat their group B opponents Guinea 1-0 to remain at the top of the Group with six points from two matches and qualify ... Read More

Femi Kuti to Perform at AFCON 2019 Opening ceremony

Henry Solomon- June 20, 2019

The Organising Committee of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) has announced that Nigeria’s legendary Afro-beat singer Femi Anikulapo-Kuti will perform at the opening ... Read More