Tag: AFCON

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 20, 2019

ICYMI: See AFCON 2019 Best XI, top records and individual award winners

The 32nd edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) came to a climax late Friday after a very colourful ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 19, 2019

BREAKING: 29 years after, Algeria are AFCON champions again

Les Fennecs of Algeria have emerged winners of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, beating the Terranga Lions of Senegal ...

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SponsorJuly 19, 2019

Why we don’t want this week to end!

A lot has happened in Nigerian entertainment, telco and sports circles since Sunday evening (July 14th, 2019). Gist has been ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 18, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 18th of July

Follow the links below to read all of our latest stories:   FaceApp responds to privacy concerns about ‘transferring user data ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 17, 2019

Super Eagles beat Tunisia, ends AFCON with record 8th bronze medal

The Super Eagles of Nigeria late Wednesday at the Al-Salaam Stadium in the Egyptian capital, defeated the Carthage Eagles of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 14, 2019

BREAKING: Super Eagles lose to Algeria, to play Tunisia in losers final

The Super Eagles of Nigeria failed to qualify for the final of the ongoing African Cup of Nations hosted by ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 14, 2019

BREAKING: Senegal pip Carthage Eagles of Tunisia to qualify for AFCON 2019 Final

The Terranga Lions of Senegal have pipped the Carthage Eagles 1-0 to qualify for the final of the ongoing African ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 11, 2019

Nigerians troll rapper AKA on Twitter over Super Eagles’ triumphant victory against South Africa

We are still basking in the euphoria of the Super Eagles thrashing South Africa’s Bafana Bafana 2-1 in the 2019 ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 30, 2019

BREAKING: Super Eagles suffer shocking AFCON defeat to Madagascar

The Super Eagles of Nigeria were on Sunday humiliated 0-2 by the Barea of Madagascar in their last group game at ...

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Bernard DayoJune 26, 2019

The Big 5: APC demands immediate arrest of Amosun over ammunition stockpile; Nigeria on the verge of bankruptcy – Sanusi | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: APC demands immediate arrest of ex-governor Amosun The All Progressives ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 22, 2019

BREAKING: Super Eagles open AFCON campaign with 1-0 victory

The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Saturday began their campaign in the ongoing Africa Cup Of Nations (AFCON) with a bright start, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 23, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 23rd of May

Follow the links to read our latest stories:     The Big 5: Electricity generation falls to 2,616MW, six plants ...

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SponsorJanuary 15, 2019

Super Eagles AFCON squad of 1994 & 2013 set to lock horns for PVC Awareness this February

Super Eagles 1994 and 2013 AFCON Squad are set to play for the Tap iNitiative PVC Football Novelty Match at the Legacy stadium, inside ...

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SponsorJanuary 14, 2019

Nigeria’s greatest players hit the field to inspire a new generation of voters

On Saturday 12th January 2019, Tap iNitiative hosted a press meet and greet ahead of their upcoming PVCFootball novelty match. ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 16, 2018

The Big 5: Hours after resignation, Adeosun reportedly jets out to the UK; Return our stolen assets or keep quiet – Presidency to HSBC | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Former Finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, has on Saturday reportedly jetted out ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 6, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 6th of February

  Read the full stories and analyses here now!

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ToluJanuary 28, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Zimbabwean legislators want a refund from the football team for failing at AFCON

When you read about Zimbabwe on the news, you’d think the President, Robert Mugabe who recently announced he will run ...

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ToluJanuary 16, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Wizkid and Drake’s new track leaks on the internet, Africa’s biggest stars perform at AFCON opening ceremony | More stories

Here are the top stories from the weekend and others that unraveled while you slept through Sunday night and are ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 10, 2016

AFCON winner to receive $4m – CAF

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has increased the prize money for the winner of the African Cup of Nations ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 30, 2016

Keshi remains a role model – Chukwu

Former Super Eagles coach, Christian Chukwu, has said hailed the virtues of the late Stephen Keshi saying he will forever ...

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AzeezJuly 21, 2016

Total is new sponsor of AFCON, other CAF competitions

Multi-national oil company, Total has replaced telephone company Orange as title sponsor of the Africa Cup of Nations, according to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 20, 2016

Stephen Keshi to be buried July 29

The funeral rites of the late former Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, has been fixed for July 29, 2016. The ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 17, 2016

Opinion: How the Super Eagles lost her birthright and place in the African continent

As a young boy who spent more time watching football than any other thing in life, getting the green-white-green jersey ...

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Ada IgboanugoJanuary 13, 2015

Female football star asked to strip… to prove she’s not a man

by Chinwe Okafor Genoveva Anonma became one to watch when during the Ebola epidemic, she called for the 2015 African ...

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Isime EseneDecember 31, 2014

Oma Akatugba profiles Vincent Enyeama: He stands head and shoulders above all else (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2014 Nominee)

by Oma Akatugba When you take a critical look at the year 2014 in sports in Nigeria. It leaves mixed ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 19, 2014

I advised Keshi to quit @NgSuperEagles, but he didn’t listen – Onigbinde

by Mark Bassey Recently, several former coaches of the Super Eagles have urged Stephen Keshi to quit as gaffer of ...

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Isime EseneNovember 19, 2014

‘Ifreke Inyang: 5 things we learnt from Nigeria vs South Africa

by ‘Ifreke Inyang   Keshi has to go now This is the most obvious fact, is’t it? The Super Eagles ...

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Isime EseneNovember 13, 2014

Why I returned to @NGSuperEagles – Stephen Keshi

by Olorunwa Lawal Nations Cup winning coach, Stephen Keshi, has given reasons why he returned to the team after getting ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 25, 2014

“Fashion is bigger than football in Nigeria” – Top Twitter reactions to Lanre Da Silva’s comments

by Kolapo Olapoju   Nigerian fashion designer, Lanre Da Silva Ajayi was a guest on Channels Television programme, ‘Sunrise Today’, on ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 20, 2014

Amodu warns – Don’t expect miracles | Read what else he said…

by Mark Bassey New coach of the Super Eagles, Amodu Shaibu has urged Nigerians to be modest in their expectations ...

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