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    FIFA opens disciplinary case against Cameroon

    Several Cameroon players remonstrated with the referee and for a long time refused to restart the match after England's second goal was ruled offside and then allowed after a VAR review. Cameroon then thought they had pulled a goal back early in the second half but VAR again ruled against them for a marginal offside - sparking more chaotic scenes. Cameroon defender Augustine Ejangue also spat on...

    • 28 min ago
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    Rohr may rest key players against In-laws Madagascar

    With six points and two goals in the kitty in two matches Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr may be tempted to rest key players in the last group match against Barea of Madagascar on Sunday. One person who will be watching to see how the match pans out is Rohr's wife who is from Madagascar. Rohr's wife who is said to be in the hospitality industry follows the progress of the German sweat...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    Eagles Boost Fans' Interest in AFCON 2019 Broadcast

    The Super Eagles' lone goal victory over Guinea and subsequent qualification for the Round of 16 in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt has re-energised the interest of the Nigerian football community in the championship. That situation has opened a bigger vista of opportunities for advertisers to take advantage of the live transmission of the matches which the Nigerian Television...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    Iwobi dreams another final with Super Eagles

    Super Eagles striker Alex Iwobi is hoping to play in another final at the Africa Cup of Nations after helping his club Arsenal to reach the final of the Europa League. Arsenal lost to Chelsea in Baku, but Iwobi scored a memorable goal in the Gunners 4-1 loss. He said he was still pained by the drubbing and winning the AFCON could be a compensation. "Of course it is everyone's dream as a...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    CAF denies Cameroon's request for Tagueu's replacement

    Defending champions Cameroon have had their request to replace forward Joel Tagueu, ruled out of the Africa Cup of Nations because of a possible heart defect, rejected by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). However, coach Clarence Seedorf said they would look to appeal the decision, which CAF have not revealed themselves. "We are not satisfied with the decision. We need to go...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    Yobo rejoices over Eagles back-to-back wins

    Former Super Eagles captain, Yobo Joseph has expressed satisfaction with the team's performance at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations and observed that the Eagles would come up stronger at the latter part of the tournament. Reacting to the Super Eagles 1- 0 win over Guinea yesterday, Yobo who is a pundit for cable network, Super Sport said of the goal scored by Kenneth Omeruo off a Moses Simon...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    AFCON 2019: Kenya earned my respect - Amuneke

    Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke wants his side to avoid mistakes when they take on Kenya in their second Group C game at the on-going Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) today. The Taifa Stars lost 2-0 to Aliou Cisse's Senegal in their opening game - dominated by the West Africans - at the 30 June Stadium in Cairo on Sunday. The defeat means Amuneke's men will have to win against Harambee Stars...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    Afcon 2019: Nigerians celebrate Round of 16 berth

    Kenneth Omeruo's header earned Nigeria a 1-0 win over Guinea in their second Group B fixture, which secured their spot in the knockout round of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. After a goalless first half, the Chelsea loanee powered Moses Simon's corner-kick into the back of the net with his header in the 73rd minute, to extend the Super Eagles' tally at the summit of their group...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    Gov Dickson Classics: Ondo, Edo lead in Cadet category

    Ondo State wrestling team dominated the Cadet category of the ongoing 3rd Governor Dickson Classics by winning 4 gold and two bronze medals at the Samson Siasia Sports Complex, Yenegoa, Bayelsa State, NationSport reports. The wrestlers who won gold for the state are Rebecca Popoola (36kg), Motunrayo Adeniyi (46kg), Princess Bankole (53kg) and Favour Bankole (61kg). Edo State closely followed...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    AFCON 2019: Perfect record good, but Super Eagles must score more goals, says Elegbeleye

    Abuja - Gbenga Elegbeleye, former Director-General of the National Sports Commission, has urged Super Eagles attackers to score more goals as the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) progresses. Elegbeleye was speaking shortly after Nigeria became the first team to book a place in the round of 16 of the tournament by defeating Guinea 1-0 in Alexandria, Egypt...

    • 8 hrs ago

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