Kano Pillars, Plateau United Crash Out of Caf Competitions


 3,894  Saturday’s action in the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup saw exits for Nigerian sides Plateau United and Kano Pillars respectively, as part of 14 matches played across the continent. Plateau United put in a solid showing to draw 0-0 away to Tanzanian heavyweights Simba, but it was not enough to overturn a […]

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How Super Eagles Capitulated Against Sierra Leone


 382  Sierra Leone produced a stunning fightback to hold Nigeria to a 4-4 draw in a 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier at Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City on Friday evening. The Super Eagles raced into a four-goal lead before the half-hour mark, but the Leone Stars scored on the cusp of halftime […]

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Africa’s Pattern Of Football By Okiche Joseph


 396  By Okiche Joseph Growing up, I discovered something. Anytime I watch live football matches in local fields around my area, I saw teams play tactical and identical patterns of football in the 4-4-2 shape. Most times, the side with better players or sides that their players interpret their individual roles win. But one thing […]

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Barcelona Legend Eto’o Involved In Car Accident


 752  Former Cameroon International Samuel Eto’o has survived a terrible road accident around Nkongsamba-Douala road in that country. Eto’o was returning from a wedding celebration when his car was hit by a public transport bus on Sunday Although the car was badly damaged in the front, the 39-year-old was immediately moved to a hospital where […]

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60 Sports Icons: Kanu, Okocha, Funke Oshonaike Top List


 51  Super Eagles legends Nwankwo Kanu, Austin Jay Jay Okocha and Super Falcons legend, Perpetual Nkwocha and Table Tennis legend, Funke Oshonaike were among the 60 sports icons honoured by the Ministry of Sports to celebrate Nigeria’s 60 years of Independence. Members of the  Super Eagles teams of 1980, 1994, Atlanta 1996 as well as […]

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2021 AFCON Qualifier: Sierra Leone Face Mauritania For Super Eagles


 300  Sampson Adedeji Ahead of the much-awaited match day 3 and 4 of the 2021 African Cup Of Nations qualifier against Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Leone Stars of Sierra Leone will take on Mauritania to put the team in shape for the qualifier, Sportivation reports. Sierra Leone will be hoping to relaunch their campaign against Nigeria […]

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Nigerian Coach Egbo Sets Three Champions League Records


 808  Ndubuisi Egbo has written his name in the Uefa Champions League history books by becoming the first Nigerian to win a game in the Competition as manager. The 47-year-old guided KF Tirana to league success last season in the Albania league and In doing so they entered the Uefa Champions League third round qualifying. […]

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CAF Potspones 2021 Nations Cup, Women’s Nations Cup Cancelled


 215  The Confederation Of African Football (CAF) has announced the postponement of the 2021 Africa Cup Of  Nations tournament to 2022. CAF confirmed in their Executive meeting on Tuesday, where a series of decisions were made as regards the future of football in Africa amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The competition was initially billed to start […]

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