“Saving face”  – Lamentation of Tunisian newspaper ahead of match with Nigeria
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“Saving face”  – Lamentation of Tunisian newspaper ahead of match with Nigeria

Below is an editorial in this Sunday’s edition of Tunisian newspaper, La Presse. “The balance…

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Tunisia resigns to fate ahead of clash with Nigeria: “As long as there is life, there is hope!” – Tunisian newspaper
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Tunisia resigns to fate ahead of clash with Nigeria: “As long as there is life, there is hope!” – Tunisian newspaper

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Leading newspaper in Tunisia, La Presse, has conceded this Sunday’s match of…

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Buhari makes video call to boost Super Eagles
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Buhari makes video call to boost Super Eagles

Ahead of the knockout encounter with familiar foes, Tunisia, Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday…

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AFCON 2021 rules concerning COVID-19 ravaged teams
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AFCON 2021 rules concerning COVID-19 ravaged teams

BREAKING! End of the road for Covid-hit Comoros? To face Cameroon without goalkeeper
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BREAKING! End of the road for Covid-hit Comoros? To face Cameroon without goalkeeper

Comoros will be without a goalkeeper to take on Cameroon at the African Cup of…

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AMAZING FACTS: 24 take-aways ahead of Nigeria-Tunisia AFCON Round 16 match
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AMAZING FACTS: 24 take-aways ahead of Nigeria-Tunisia AFCON Round 16 match

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Nigeria and Tunisia meet in the second match of the Africa Cup…

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AFCON Round of 16 Build-up: Tunisia triggers Nigeria’s 1st expulsion and disqualification
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AFCON Round of 16 Build-up: Tunisia triggers Nigeria’s 1st expulsion and disqualification

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. The Round of 16 has pitched Nigeria against a reportedly depleted Tunisian…

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Match Facts – Burkina Faso v Gabon
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Match Facts – Burkina Faso v Gabon

Following are the Match Facts from Opta ●      This will be the third Africa Cup of…

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Burkina Faso, Gabon open knockout stage of AFCON 2021
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Burkina Faso, Gabon open knockout stage of AFCON 2021

Now the grains will be separated from the shaft as the home stretch of the…

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Sports Minister celebrates Keshi at 60 posthumously…tasks Eagles to win For ‘Big Boss’ on Sunday
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Sports Minister celebrates Keshi at 60 posthumously…tasks Eagles to win For ‘Big Boss’ on Sunday

Nigeria’s Youth and Sports Development Minister Sunday Dare has called on the Super Eagles to…

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“Mama Nigeria” chief lady supporter of Super Eagles hails Moses Simon, Ekong, Eguavoen on AFCON recognitions
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“Mama Nigeria” chief lady supporter of Super Eagles hails Moses Simon, Ekong, Eguavoen on AFCON recognitions

BY SUNDAY AGUNBIADE, GAROUA Two Nigerian players, William Troost-Ekong and Moses Simon have been named in…

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Points to remember at AFCON 2021 Group Stage
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Points to remember at AFCON 2021 Group Stage

The Group Stage of the  Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon 2021 was concluded on Thursday…

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Super Eagles hit gold mine in Cameroon!
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Super Eagles hit gold mine in Cameroon!

The usual in-tournament extra incentives – a practice entrenched over the decades – have started…

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AFCON 2021: Eguavoen expects tough battle with Tunisia’s Carthage Eagles on Sunday
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AFCON 2021: Eguavoen expects tough battle with Tunisia’s Carthage Eagles on Sunday

Nigeria’s manager Augustine Eguavoen says he countenances a tough duel between his Super Eagles and…

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Super Eagles soar high in AFCON Group Stage stats
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Super Eagles soar high in AFCON Group Stage stats

At the conclusion of the group stage of the Africa Cup of Nations 2021, only…

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As AFCON gets to knock out stage, who will pay the penalty?
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As AFCON gets to knock out stage, who will pay the penalty?

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. The group stage of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations is concluded.…

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Algerian coach defends Mahrez after penalty kick miss
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Algerian coach defends Mahrez after penalty kick miss

Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi hit back at criticism of star man Riyad Mahrez but admitted…

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It’s Nigeria versus Tunisia in Round of 16!
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It’s Nigeria versus Tunisia in Round of 16!

Nigeria resume their chase of the fourth title of the Africa Cup of Nations with…

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Cote d’Ivoire dethrones Algeria to set uo clash with Egypt
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Cote d’Ivoire dethrones Algeria to set uo clash with Egypt

Cote d’Ivoire beat Algeria 3-1 to finish top of Group E and eliminate the title…

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Sunday Dare dares Super Eagles to dream more… “Nigerians are proud of you”
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Sunday Dare dares Super Eagles to dream more… “Nigerians are proud of you”

Nigeria’s  Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has  charged the Super Eagles to…

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Super Eagles await AFCON Round of 16 opponents
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Super Eagles await AFCON Round of 16 opponents

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. So far so good. The Nigerian national football team has never had…

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