Cup of Nations

AFCON Qualifiers: Super Eagles To Face Benin, Liby

Thursday, July 4, 2024
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been handed a tricky draw in the qualifiers for the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations. The draw ceremony took place in Johannesburg, South Africa on Thursday. The three-time winners are drawn in Group D with Benin Republic, Libya and Rwanda. The Squirrels of Benin ...

AFCON 2025 Draw: Nigeria In Pot 1

Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Ahead of the draw ceremony for the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations, Super Eagles of Nigeria are among the 12 teams placed in Pot 1. The draw for the biennial competition is slated for Johannesburg, South Africa on Thursday. According to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) the highest ranked ...

2025 AFCON: CAF Announce New Dates For Tournament

Saturday, June 22, 2024
Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Patrice Motsepe said on Friday that the next Africa Cup of Nations will be played in Morocco from December 21 2025 to January 18 2026. I am confident that the CAF Afcon Morocco 2025 will be extremely successful and the best Afcon in the history o ...

AFCON 2025: Preliminary Round Draw Told Tomorrow

Monday, February 19, 2024
The Preliminary draw for the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) will hold on Tuesday, February 20, at the CAF headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. The draw will be conducted at 14h00 local time (12h00 GMT). The preliminary round will include the eight lowest- ranked teams in the last FIFA ranking. ...

AFCON 2025: CAF, FIFA Reach Deal To Hold Competition In Summer

Monday, February 19, 2024
Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) have reached an agreement in principle for the AFCON 2025 to hold in the summer. The timing of the AFCON has always been an issue mostly with European clubs who have to be without key African playe ...

AFCON: Goalkeeping Great Peter Rufai Hails Nwabali

Thursday, February 15, 2024
Nigerian goalkeeping great, Peter Rufai says he rsquo;s delighted that Super Eagles goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali has solved the country rsquo;s goalkeeping crisis after his impressive display at the just concluded 2023 Africa Cup of Nation. Nwabali rsquo;s remarkable performances played a pivotal ...

AFCON 2023: Troost-Ekong, Aina, Others Named In Best XI

Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Super Eagles trio William Troost-Ekong, Ola Aina and Ademola Lookman have been included in Best X1 for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. The three players were recognised for their impressive performance for the three-time champions in Cote d rsquo;Ivoire. Troost-Ekong, who was named Player of t ...

AFCON Triumph: Ivorian players Given Bonuses, Villas

Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Ivory Coast players and their coach Emerse Fae were given bonus payments and villas during a presidential ceremony on Tuesday to celebrate their Africa Cup of Nations victory as hosts. The Elephants beat Nigeria 2-1 in Sunday rsquo;s final to lift the continental crown for the third time. Each ...

AFCON 2023: Super Eagles Gifted Land, Flats And National Awards

Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Super Eagles of Nigeria were awarded the national honours, plots of land and flats on Tuesday for reaching the final of the Africa Cup of Nations. The Super Eagles lost 2-1 to hosts Ivory Coast in Abidjan on Sunday, but President Bola Ahmed Tinubu said he was proud of the side 39;s resilience. ...

AFCON: : Nigeria Loses Title To Cote d’Ivoire By 2-1

Sunday, February 11, 2024
The Super Eagles of Nigeria has succumbed to the Elephants of Ivory Coast in the 2023 CAF African Cup of Nations final. The Ivorians won the Super Eagles of Nigeria in a tensely played 2-1 defeat. Two strikes from Franck Kessie and Sebastien Haller were enough to neutralize Troost-Ekong rsquo; ...
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