Tag: african cup of nations

Op-ed EditorJuly 21, 2017

Opinion: Why CAF moving the African Cup of Nations to June/July makes sense

by Tim Konyehi When African football experts gathered in Rabat Wednesday and Thursday for CAF Organised Extraordinary Football Symposium, the ...

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 ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 16, 2014

#Ebola: Morocco pulls out as hosts of AFCON 2015

by Mark Bassey Morocco has announced its decision to pull out from hosting the 2015 edition of the ‘African Cup ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 6, 2014

Keshi replace injured Victor Moses with Dolphins striker

by Mark Bassey Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi, has called up Dolphins forward, Emem Eduok as replacement for Stoke striker, Victor ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 18, 2014

Super Eagles will soon strike oil, team keeps drilling the depths of FIFA’s ranking

by Olorunwa Lawal The Super Eagles have dropped in the current FIFA ranking released on Thursday morning. The African champions ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 11, 2014

Keshi’s future with Super Eagles uncertain

by Olorunwa Lawal Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi, is yet to decide on his future as the coach of ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 8, 2014

Fear of Ebola: Uganda do not want Guinea fans in their country

by Olorunwa Lawal Ahead of the 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifying match between Uganda and Guinea on Wednesday, September ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 5, 2014

Super Eagles did not train today for the game against Congo

by Olorunwa Lawal The Super Eagles of Nigeria have called off their training ahead of the African Cup of Nations ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 4, 2014

I dey kampe! Giwa has no intention of leaving office despite FIFA’s looming ban on Nigeria

by Olorunwa Lawal Controversial winner of the August 26 Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) election, Chris Giwa, has insisted that he ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 3, 2014

We will report Schalke 04 to FIFA – Super Eagles

by Olorunwa Lawal Nigeria will report German BundesLiga side, Schalke 04, to world football governing body FIFA over their refusal ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 29, 2014

Stephen Keshi agrees new N6million contract to continue as Super Eagles’ coach

by Mark Bassey Head coach of the Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, has agreed to sign a N6million contract to stay ...

SolaJuly 29, 2014

Omeruo believes the Super Eagles will defend AFCON trophy, do you?

by Mayowa Aboah   Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo, has expressed optimism over the Super Eagles ability to defend the African ...

January 15, 2014

Opinion: It’s time to challenge FIFA and CAF on footballers’ awards

by Abiodun Aremu Why do Messi, Ronaldo and other overhyped players underperformed at global competitions when they are even confronted ...

January 13, 2014

Opinion: Isa Hayatou and the ruse called Glo CAF Awards

by Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye Lastly, dear Africans, without being immodest and sentimental, i declare that it is time for Isa ...

November 23, 2012

Ba, Belhanda, Katongo, Toure are nominees for BBC African Footballer of the Year

by Rachel Ogbu The nominee list for the 2012 African Footballer of the Year Award is out. British Broadcasting Corporation, ...

February 14, 2012

‘Ifreke talks Sports: Zambia’s victory, (not) a twist of fate

by ‘Ifreke Inyang It had to be Zambia. Yes, Ivory Coast arrived the Africa Cup of Nations competition that held in ...

January 24, 2012

#AfricanCupCoverage: Match Day 2 Round Up!

by Tejiri Jeroh  GABON VS NIGER:  Gabon earn easy 2-0 win MOROCCO VS TUNISIA – Match of the day saw ...

January 23, 2012

#AfricanCupCoverage: Host Country, Equatorial Guinea wins first goal

    by Jeroh Tejiri The last golden rays of light streaked towards the earth displaying a perfect definition of an ...

January 20, 2012

African Cup of Nations! English Premier League clubs hold their breath as African players return home

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Africa’s biggest football competition starts this weekend. It is going to be 28 days of soccer fiesta ...

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