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    The sports ministry said Wednesday it has referred a probe into a missing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy which Egypt has possessed since 2010 to the prosecutor general after a string of explosive allegations. “The ministry of youth and sports has referred the file of the loss of some important silverware from the warehouses ...
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    Business mogul Femi Otedola on Tuesday fulfilled his pledge of 25,000 dollars to the senior national team, the Super Eagles. Otedola, on the eve of the Super Eagles’ semifinal clash against Algeria during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, pledged the sum of 25,000 dollars for each goal scored by the team. A ...
  • African
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    Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up 12 spots in the July FIFA ranking, to place 33rd in the world after winning bronze at the just-concluded Africa Cup of Nations tournament. In the ranking table released by the world football governing body on Thursday, Nigeria garnered 1, 481 points as against 1, 433 it had in June ...
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    Super Eagles’ Skipper, Mikel Obi, says he has retired from international football. the began 32 year old who began his career in 2003 made the disclosure via his Instagram handle @mikel_john_obi on Thursday, after leading the side to the third place of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON). Obi made his debut at AFCON ...
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    Super Eagles’ midfielder Alex Iwobi has hailed the Super Eagles’ third place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), saying it was a great achievement for a young team. Odion Ighalo’s early goal in the third minute gave Nigeria a 1-0 win over Tunisia in their third-place playoff at the Africa Cup of ...
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    Bitrus Bewarang, Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has insisted that Nigeria’s Super Eagles have to reclaim the fear factor which saw them dominate their opponents in the past. Bewarang was reacting to the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) second round encounter between Nigeria and defending champions Cameroon in Alexandria, Egypt on ...
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    President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick on Monday assured that the Confederation of African football (CAF) will vote for a better –qualified candidate to host this year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the African football –ruling body’s Executive Committee is expected to hold an extraordinary meeting ...
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          The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Saturday drew 1-1 with hosts South Africa in Johannesburg to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) billed for Cameroon in June. Nigeria opened scoring after nine minutes when a solo run by Samuel Kalu saw his shot being deflected in by South African ...
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    Akwa Ibom State government has slashed the price of tickets for fans willing to watch the match between Nigeria and Ghana at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo this Saturday, an official said on Tuesday. Spectators will now pay as low as N500 for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match slated for ...