Video: Algeria Beat Senegal 1-0 To lift AFCON Title After 29 years
Algeria Desert Foxes have won the 2019 Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON) with a lone goal defeat of the Teranga Lions of Senegal in the final played on Friday at the Cairo International Stadium, Egypt. Algerian striker Baghdad Bounedja found the back of the net in the 2nd minute... Read more
Federal Govt Welcomes, Praises Super Eagles For AFCON Outing
From Dianabasi Effiong The Federal Government on Friday lauded the bronze medal –winning effort of the Super Eagles, as a team led by the Secretary to the Federal Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha received the Nigeria delegation to the finals in Egypt, on arrival at the Nnamdi... Read more
AFCON 2019: Super Eagles, Carthage Eagles Fight For Bronze
It is a feisty confrontation of Eagles as Nigeria and Tunisia file out at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo on Wednesday for the third place match of the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals. Otherwise called the ‘losers’ final’, the third place match traditionally awards bronze medals to... Read more
AFCON 2019: Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles For Moving To Next Level
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles after defeating South Africa’s Bafana Bafana 2-1 to progress to the Semi-finals of the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. The President who congratulated the team Wednesday night for their victory against South Africa said the progression confirmed... Read more
Egypt’s Eid Saleh Sets New Record In Africa
At 41, Egypt’s Mohamed Sameh Eid Saleh becomes the first Africa para table tennis player to be featuring in five Paralympic Games after the world number 11 avenge her group loss to Nigeria’s Isau Ogunkunle in the final of the men’s Class Four on July 1, 2019, to secure... Read more
NFF Hails Dignitaries Who Cheered Eagles To Victory Against Lions
The Nigeria Football Federation has commended top Nigerian dignitaries who were in Alexandria, Egypt on Saturday and cheered the Super Eagles to victory over Cameroon in an interesting AFCON 2019 Round of 16 clash.   Acting President of the NFF, Seyi Akinwunmi, listed the top officials and said the... Read more
Unseeded Nigerian Conquers African Champion
Nigeria’s Isau Ogunkunle announced his emergence at the Africa Para Table Tennis Championships holding in Alexandria, Egypt, as the 33-year-old humbled African Champion – Egypt’s Mohamed Sameh Eid in the men’s singles Class Four in the first round. Isau Ogunkunle may not a familiar name in Africa but the... Read more
Nigeria First To Reach AFCON 2019 Round Of 16
By Dianabasi Effiong   Nigeria became the first country to make it to the knockout rounds of the ongoing 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt on Wednesday evening, as Kenneth Omeruo’s well –placed header from a Moses Simon’s corner kick earned all three points against Guinea at... Read more
Super Falcons Will Take Fight to Germany- Coach Dennerby
Coach Thomas Dennerby says his charges will take the game right to the Germans in Saturday’s World Cup Round of 16 clash at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble.   Nigeria is a popular attraction in Grenoble, as the Falcons defeated Korea Republic 2-0 there in their second match... Read more
AFCON 2019: Nigeria Kicks off Campaign Against Burundi In Alexandria
From Dianabasi Effiong   Nigeria will begin her quest for a fourth African title in senior men’s football when the Super Eagles take to the field against the Itamba Ru Mugamba of Burundi at the 20,000-capacity Alexandria Stadium on Saturday evening.   Burundi is making its first-ever appearance at... Read more