Tag Archives Football

Mahrez Wins PFA EPL Fans’ POTM Award Ahead of Iheanacho
Mahrez Wins PFA EPL Fans’ POTM Award Ahe...

Mahrez Wins PFA EPL Fans’ POTM Award Ahead of Iheanacho

Manchester City and Algerian winger Mahrez has bettered Kelechi Iheanacho and other nominees to claim the PFA Premier League Fans’ Player of the Month for March. Mahrez was announced as the winner on the PFA’s verified Twitter handle. Tottenham’s Harry Kane and Manchester United on loan... read more »

2022 World Cup: Super Eagles Confirm Qualifying Dates
2022 World Cup: Super Eagles Confirm Qua...

2022 World Cup: Super Eagles Confirm Qualifying Dates

The dates for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers for the Super Eagles of Nigeria have been confirmed. The Super Eagles media officer, Babfemi Raji, confirmed the dates for the qualifiers which commence in June 2020. Nigeria is drawn in Group C, alongside Cape Verde, Liberia and the Central... read more »

Iheanacho A Joy To Watch - CAF 
Iheanacho A Joy To Watch – CAF 

Iheanacho A Joy To Watch – CAF 

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has expressed delight with the performance of Super Eagles and Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, describing him as a joy to watch. The striker has been in sublime form in recent times for both club and country, scoring a hat-trick against... read more »

Kelechi Iheanacho wins Premier League Player of the Month award for March
Kelechi Iheanacho wins Premier League Pl...

Kelechi Iheanacho wins Premier League Player of the Month award for March

Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho scored five goals in three league appearances for the Foxes in the lead-up to the international break last month, including his first Premier League hat-trick against Sheffield United. Iheanacho, whose partnership with Jamie Vardy came to the fore in the absence... read more »

AFCON Draw Billed for June 25
AFCON Draw Billed for June 25

AFCON Draw Billed for June 25

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will find out their group opponents for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations on June 25, African News Today has gathered. The three-time African champions booked a slot in Cameroon 2021 last weekend. Nigeria secured a place at the final through an unbeaten run in Group L with... read more »

Iwobi Savours Super Eagles Win Against Lesotho

Iwobi Savours Super Eagles Win Against Lesotho

Super Eagles winger, Alex Iwobi has expressed delight over the team’s 3-0 triumph against Lesotho in their last game of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Tuesday at the Teslim... read more »

AFCON Qualifier: Lesotho Arrive Nigeria Today Ahead of Tuesday Clash with Super Eagles

AFCON Qualifier: Lesotho Arrive Nigeria Today Ahead of Tuesday Clash with Super Eagles

The Lesotho national football team will arrive in Nigeria on Monday morning ahead of Tuesday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against the Super Eagles of Nigeria. African... read more »

Gov Yahaya Bello Sues for Equal Pay for Super Eagles, Falcons  

Gov Yahaya Bello Sues for Equal Pay for Super Eagles, Falcons  

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has beckoned on the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, to offer equal remuneration to the country’s men and women national football teams. Bello said... read more »

Super Eagles Gunning for Gold at AFCON 2021 – Onuachu

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... read more »

Onuachu Seals Super Eagles AFCON Qualification with Sublime Finish

Onuachu Seals Super Eagles AFCON Qualification with Sublime Finis...

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... read more »