Cup of Nations

AFCON 2021: Buhari Urges Super Eagles To Continue

Sunday, January 23, 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday morning gave a pep talk to the Super Eagles, ahead of their second round match against Tunisia tonight in the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament. Speaking via video conference from the Presidential Villa, Abuja, the President spoke with Coach Augus ...

AFCON 2021: Depleted Tunisia Face Nigeria Today 

Sunday, January 23, 2022
Tunisia will look for a change of fortune at the Africa Cup of Nations when they face fellow heavyweights Nigeria in a Round of 16 clash, set for the Roumde Adjia Stadium in Garoua on the evening of Sunday. Tunisia have endured rotten luck at the AFCON, suffering from diabolical refereeing in the ...

AFCON 2021: Burkina Faso Battle Gabon For Quarter final Place

Sunday, January 23, 2022
The Africa Cup of Nations rsquo; knockout phase will be opened by a Round of 16 clash between Burkina Faso and Gabon at the Limbe Stadium on the evening of Sunday. Burkina Faso earned their place in the knockouts with a runners-up finish in Group A, after a 2-1 loss to hosts Cameroon, a 1-0 win o ...

AFCON 2021: Gambia Eye Historic Win Against Guinea 

Sunday, January 23, 2022
Gambia will be looking to keep the fairytale alive when they take on Guinea in the Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 at the Kouekong Stadium on Monday. The Scorpions remain unbeaten in their debut appearance at the showpiece event after winning two and drawing one of their three matches in Group ...

Rohr Tips Nigeria For Nations Cup Glory

Saturday, January 22, 2022
Former Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is backing the team to lift the Africa Cup of Nations trophy. Rohr, who was sacked in December after guiding the team to the competition and the playoff round of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers. He was replaced by Augustine Eguavoen on an interim basis. E ...

AFCON 2021: Eguavoen Predicts Tough Clash Against Tunisia

Friday, January 21, 2022
Nigeria rsquo;s manager Augustine Eguavoen says he foresees a tough duel between his Super Eagles and the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in Sunday rsquo;s Africa Cup of Nations Round of 16 encounter in Garoua. Tunisia rsquo;s campaign has been somewhat ravaged by positive COVID tests and the team onl ...

AFCON 2021: Mali Pip Mauritania To Top Group F

Friday, January 21, 2022
Mali secured a 2-0 victory over Mauritania in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group F match at the Stade Omnisport de Douala in Cameroon on Thursday night. As a result, the Eagles reached the Last 16 as Group F winners, while Mauritania had already been eliminated from the tournament comin ...

AFCON 2021: Algeria Crash Out After Ivory Coast Loss

Friday, January 21, 2022
Ivory Coast defeated Algeria 3-1 in their final 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group E match at the Stade Omnisport de Douala in Cameroon on Thursday evening. Therefore, the Elephants progressed to the Last 16 as Group E winners, while defending champions Algeria crashed out of the tournament ...

Okocha Praises Super Eagles After Guinea-Bissau Victory 

Thursday, January 20, 2022
Super Eagles legend Austin Jay Jay Okocha has revealed that good times are back for the team, thenigerianvoice.com reports. The Augustine Eguavoen led side defeated Egypt, Sudan and Guinea-Bissau to top Group D with nine points. The te ...

AFCON 2021: Algeria Battle Ivory Coast For Round Of 16 Place

Thursday, January 20, 2022
This final Group E match is set to take place at the Stade Omnisport de Douala in the Cameroonian city of Douala. The Elephants let their lead slip twice in their 2-2 draw with tournament debutants, Sierra Leone in their second Group E match on Sunday. The result saw Ivory Coast remain at the ...
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