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I Gave Oliseh Painkillers to Play AFCON 2000 Final – Okocha
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I Gave Oliseh Painkillers to Play AFCON 2000 Final – Okocha

Former Super Eagles captain Austin Okocha says he gave Sunday Oliseh painkillers to play at the 2000 African Cup of Nations final against Cameroon in Lagos. Oliseh was almost forced to pull out of the final after aggravating a hamstring injury in their 2-0 win over South Africa in the... read more »

CAF Okay Iwobi For Super Eagles Vs Lesotho
CAF Okays Iwobi For Super Eagles Vs Leso...

CAF Okays Iwobi For Super Eagles Vs Lesotho

The Confederation of African Football (CAF), has given approval for Alex Iwobi to featured in today’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos State. Iwobi was reported to have returned a positive COVID-19 test result prior to Saturday’s match... read more »

Cape Verde Referee Duarte To Officiate Nigeria, Lesotho AFCON Qualifier
Cape Verde Referee Duarte To Officiate N...

Cape Verde Referee Duarte To Officiate Nigeria, Lesotho AFCON Qualifier

The Confederation of African Football has picked Cape Verde referee Fabricio Duarte to take charge of Tuesday’s 2022 Africa Cup of Nations dead rubber game against the Crocodiles of Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun stadium. Duarte will be assisted by his compatriots Jorge Correia Semedo Helio... read more »

Super Eagles Gunning for Gold at AFCON 2021 – Onuachu
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Super Eagles Gunning for Gold at AFCON 2021 – Onuachu

Paul Onuachu, the Super Eagles goal scorer in the AFCON qualifier against Benin on Saturday has set his sights on clinching gold at the African showpiece, African News Today has gathered. The striker bagged a late winning goal as the three-time African champions saw off the Benin Republic 1-0 at... read more »

Onuachu Seals Super Eagles AFCON Qualification with Sublime Finish
Onuachu Seals Super Eagles AFCON Qualifi...

Onuachu Seals Super Eagles AFCON Qualification with Sublime Finish

The Super Eagles of Nigeria left it late to claim a 1-0 victory over Benin at the Stade Charles de Gaulle Stadium on Saturday through a Paul Onuachu strike in the 93rd minute. The victory ensured the Super Eagles will top the group irrespective of the result of the final group match. Onuachu who... read more »

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AFCON 2021: Super Eagles Forced To Train In Darkness Ahead of Benin Clash

AFCON 2021: Super Eagles Forced To Train In Darkness Ahead of Benin Clash

Super Eagles were forced to train in darkness at the Stade Charles de Gaulle, Porto-Novo on Friday ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Benin Republic. According to a... read more »

Egypt, Gabon, Ghana Qualify for AFCON 2021

Egypt and Ghana have both qualified for the African Cup of Nations on Thursday and were joined by Comoros and Gambia, who will make surprising debuts at next year’s tournament. Egypt drew... read more »

Super Eagles to Relish Boat Trip to Benin – Rohr

Super Eagles to Relish Boat Trip to Benin – Rohr

The Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has said his players will relish the boat trip to Cotonou for Saturday’s vital 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Benin. The... read more »

Why Onuachu was Placed on standby – Rohr

Why Onuachu was Placed on standby – Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr during a media parley in Lagos clarified several issues in the national team, ahead of their AFCON qualifiers versus Benin and Lesotho. On the Super Eagles vs... read more »

19 Super Eagles Players Arrive Camp For AFCON Qualifiers, Begin Training Tuesday

19 Super Eagles Players Arrive Camp For AFCON Qualifiers, Begin T...

Over 19 Super Eagles players have arrived at camp for the remaining two 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against the Benin Republic and Lesotho. According to the team’s media officer, Babafemi... read more »