Senegal Beat Egypt To Claim First AFCON Title

Senegal Beat Egypt To Claim First AFCON Title

Sadio Mane made up for an earlier penalty kick miss with the decisive kick on Sunday in Yaounde as Senegal claimed their first Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title.  They claimed the title with a 4-2 penalty kick shootout win over Egypt...
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Egypt Beat Cameroon On Penalties

Egypt Beat Cameroon On Penalties

Goalkeeper Gabaski was the hero, saving two penalties as Egypt edged past hosts Cameroon in a penalty shootout after a goalless draw to set up an Africa Cup of Nations final against Senegal. Sunday’s final sets up a tantalising meeting...
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AFCON 2021: We Didn’t Deserve To Lose To Tunisia, Says Eguavoen

AFCON 2021: We Didn’t Deserve To Lose To Tunisia, Says Eguavoen

Super Eagles interim coach Augustine Eguavoen on Sunday said his team did not deserve to lose against Tunisia in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) round of 16 game.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that title favourites...
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AFCON 2021:Tunisia, Good Test For Eagles, Says Moses Simon

AFCON 2021:Tunisia, Good Test For Eagles, Says Moses Simon

Super Eagles winger Moses Simon says their Round of 16 opponents, Tunisia, would be a good test for the team.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Super Eagles will file out against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia...
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Nigeria Cruise Into Last 16 After Win Over Sudan

Nigeria Cruise Into Last 16 After Win Over Sudan

Nigeria cruised to a 3-1 victory over Sudan at the Africa Cup of Nations which booked their spot in the last 16. Samuel Chukwueze set the ball rolling for the Super Eagles in the third minute from a Moses Simon...
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Air Peace CEO To Eagles:  If You Win AFCON Cup, I’ll Give You N50m; Gifts N10m For Goal Scored In Opening Match Against Egypt

Air Peace CEO To Eagles: If You Win AFCON Cup, I’ll Give You N50m; Gifts N10m For Goal Scored In Opening Match Against Egypt

Air Peace Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Allen Onyema, in his characteristic culture of philanthropy and nationalism, has promised to give the Nigerian Super Eagles N5O million, if they win the ongoing African Cup of Nations, which kicked off on...
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Afcon: Cameroon Beat Burkina Faso 2-1

Afcon: Cameroon Beat Burkina Faso 2-1

Cameroon came from behind to beat Burkina Faso 2-1 in an incident-packed opener at the Africa Cup of Nations. An acrobatic volley from Gustavo Sangare put the Burkinabe ahead midway through the first half in Yaounde.  But two unerring penalties...
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AFCON Champions To Earn N2.8b

AFCON Champions To Earn N2.8b

Champions of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) will return home with a prize money of $5million (about N2.8 billion).  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the winners’ prize money was increased from $4.5 million, representing an...
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AFCON 2021: Eguavoen Lists Osimhen, Ighalo, Musa In 28-Man Final List

AFCON 2021: Eguavoen Lists Osimhen, Ighalo, Musa In 28-Man Final List

Head Coach Augustine Eguavoen has released his final list of Super Eagles players for the 33rd Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), with recuperating striker Victor Osimhen making the cut.  Ademola Olajire, Director of Communications at the Nigeria Football Fed...
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Continental Tyre Sponsors Total Africa Cup Of Nations

Continental Tyre Sponsors Total Africa Cup Of Nations

International tyre manufacturer, Continental has announced that its Tire Division is to be Official Sponsor of the Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) until 2023, as part of a five-year agreement signed with the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF). &nb...
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