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Eagles outclass Pharaohs to claim key AFCON win

Kelechi Iheanacho’s excellent first-half goal handed Nigeria a deserved 1-0 victory over a below-par Egypt in their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group D clash yesterday in Garoua. Leicester striker Iheanacho who was named the…


Nigeria faces testy tie against Egypt in AFCON

Set for the 30,000-capacity Stade Roumdé Adjia Stadium in the northern Cameroonian town of Garoua, the match promises to be a fascinating encounter, given the pedigree of both sides in continental football. Egypt remains the…


Osimhen clears of COVID-19

Super Eagles and Napoli striker Victor Osimhen has been cleared of Covid-19 after the Nigerian was tested negative to the pandemic. He is expected to return to Italy to make himself available to Luciano Spalletti…




New Eagles coach to resume at AFCON, says Pinnick

The new Super Eagles manager  to be hired by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)  would most likely supervise the  national team at next month’s  Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON)  if a deal  can be struck …


Arteta removes Aubameyang as Arsenal’s captain

Arsenal have stripped Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of the club captaincy and the forward will not be considered for selection against West Ham today. Aubameyang was dropped for Saturday’s Premier League 3-0 win over Southampton for what…