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Nigeria’s Eaglets beat Ivorians in U17 WAFU-B AFCON qualifiers

Nigeria's Under-17 team, the Golden Eaglets played themselves back into contention for a semi-final place at the WAFU-B Zone of the Africa U17 Cup...

Supersand Eagles face Senegal test in Beach Soccer AFCON

Nigeria's Supersand Eagles will begin their quest to qualify for the 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Paraguay when they come face to...

Egypt reach Beach Soccer AFCON semis as Nigeria wait

Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) hosts Egypt have progressed to the semi-finals of the tournament on the back victories against Madagascar on...

Rohr leaves out Mikel as new boys get chance against Seychelles

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has left out captain John Obi Mikel from their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match in Seychelles scheduled...

Sumaila handed late call-up for Ghana vs Kenya

Serbia-based defender Rashid Sumaila has received a late call-up to the Ghana squad after John Boye and Kassim Adams Nuhu withdrew due to injuries. Boye...

Banyana Banyana stun Super Falcons in AWCON opener

A brilliant strike by substitute Chrestina Thembi Kgatlana five minutes from time handed South Africa a dream start in the tournament as they beat...

Banyana, Super Falcons square up in women’s AFCON final

Nigeria's Super Falcons will seek to continue to dominance of women's football in Africa when they face Banyana Banyana of South Africa in the...

Rohr leaves out Mikel, Simy, calls Success, Simon for Libya

Nigeria captain Mikel John Obi and Italy-based Simeon 'Simy' Nwankwo will not be part of the two Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches with...

Cameroon resolute on playing host to 2019 AFCON

A top Cameroon football official told AFP on Sunday his nation "will be ready" to host next year's Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), even...

Ighalo nets hat-trick for Nigeria, Fajr rescues Morocco

Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo scored a hat-trick, Moroccan Faycal Fajr spared his country the blushes and Zimbabwean Knowledge Musona was the hero and villain...

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