Tag: AFCON 2021

Odion Ighalo is leaving Al Shabab for a new club after he was blocked from AFCON 2021 

Odion Ighalo is set to leave Al Shabab for Al Hilal. This was confirmed by Italian football expert, Fabrizio Romano, via his verified Twitter page on Saturday. According to Romano, Ighalo has agreed on personal terms in a contract until June 2023. “Al Hilal are set to sign former Watford[Read More…]

AFCON 2021: CAF orders change of venue after death of 8 in stadium

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Tuesday called for an instant probe into a crush at an Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) match on Monday in Cameroon. At least least eight people died after a stampede occurred at the stadium where hosts Cameroon were to host surprise qualifier Comoros.[Read More…]

AFCON 2021: We respect Nigeria but battle-ready for anything — Tunisia

Tunisia’s Assistant Coach, Jalel Kadri, says they are battle-ready for the Round of 16 clash with Nigeria at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Sunday in Garoua. Kadri who represented Head Coach Mondher Kebaier at a pre-match press conference on Saturday in Garoua said this was in spite[Read More…]

Otedola promises Super Eagles $250k; Onyema N50m if they win AFCON 2021

The Nigeria Super Eagles have been promised $250,000 by billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, and another N50 million by Air Peace boss, Allen Onyema. This was disclosed by the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, who was at the Super Eagles’ Hotel la Rabidou camp in Garoua alongside business moguls, Otedola and[Read More…]

[AFCON 2021] ‘You don’t have any other country’: How Eguavoen motivated Super Eagles

Coach Augustine Eguavoen says people are once again beginning to respect the Super Eagles following their performance in the group stage of the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon. Eguavoen told newsmen during his post-match conference that a lot of people felt that Nigeria was not good[Read More…]

AFCON 2021: Super Eagles crush Sudan in 3-1 win

Nigeria national men football team, Super Eagles, have again shown they are title contender in the AFCON 2021 tournament as they defeated another rival, Sudan. The Super Eagles in their first match defeated Egypt, a team considered the favourite for the trophy. Their second match win has guaranteed them a[Read More…]