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Black Stars early exit at 2023 AFCON embarrassing – Nigeria attacker

Nigeria international, Alex Iwobi has expressed his disappointment in Ghana's early exit during the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Ivory Coast. The Black...

2023 AFCON: Nigeria players rewarded with plots of land and flats

Nigeria's President, Bola Tinubu, celebrated the achievements of the Super Eagles by awarding them with national honours, residential flats in the Federal Capital Territory, and parcels...

2023 AFCON: Nigeria captain crowned Best Player of the tournament

Nigeria captain, William Troost-Ekong has been named as the best player of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament. Despite Nigeria's loss to hosts Côte d’Ivoire...

2023 AFCON: Grand finale awaits between hosts Ivory Coast and Nigeria

After a record number of goals, unrelenting shocks and an apparent capacity for unceasing drama, the Africa Cup of Nations will finish on Sunday...

2023 AFCON: Kolo Toure hopes Ivory Coast beat Nigeria in final to spark party

Images of Ivory Coast fans celebrating their team's progress through the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations have made global headlines this past month, but...
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AFCON: Kizz Daniel rewards lucky fan with free trip to UK after Nigerian’s win

Afrobeat sensation, Kizz Daniel has fulfilled his promise to a dedicated fan following Nigeria's qualification for the AFCON 2023 finals. The Super Eagles of Nigeria...

AFCON: Nigerians politician, fan slump and die while watching match against SA

Two Nigerians have been reported dead after slumping while watching Nigeria’s Super Eagles clash with South Africa's Bafana Bafana in the ongoing AFCON tournament.  A...
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AFCON: South African students welcome Nigerian teacher with guard of honour [Video]

Some South African students welcomed their Nigerian teacher with a jubilant guard of honour following Nigeria's victory over South Africa in the 2023 Africa...

Rivals Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire collide in blockbuster AFCON final showdown 

A titanic clash awaits African football as Nigeria and Cote d'Ivoire contest the TotalEnergies CAF AFCON 2023 final on Sunday. This heavyweight bout sees...

2023 AFCON: Ivory Coast’s Haller sets up final against Nigeria

Sebastien Haller scored the winner as 2023 Africa Cup of Nations hosts Ivory Coast beat DR Congo to set up a final meeting with...

2023 AFCON: Nigeria beat South Africa on penalties to reach finals

Kelechi Iheanacho scored the winning penalty as Nigeria booked their place in the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations with a 4-2...

2023 AFCON: South Africa slams Nigeria for football safety warning

A diplomatic row has broken out between Nigeria and South Africa ahead of the two sides' semi-final match at the Africa Cup of Nations...

2023 AFCON: Nigeria and South Africa ready to resume rivalry

Three-time African champions Nigeria will rekindle their continental rivalry with South Africa in a highly-anticipated semi-final at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations on...

2023 AFCON: Nigeria star Victor Osimhen doubt for semifinal

Nigeria star Victor Osimhen is a major doubt for the Africa Cup of Nations semifinal against South Africa in Bouake on Wednesday, team officials...

Grammys 2024: Tyla’s win over Burna Boy and Davido fuels South Africa-Nigeria rivalry ahead...

South African singer Tyla's victory at the Grammys, beating four Nigerian nominees, has fuelled the two nations' rivalry as they prepare to face off...

2023 AFCON: Ademola Lookman fires Nigeria into semi-finals with win over Angola

A first-half goal from Ademola Lookman was enough to help Nigeria overcome Angola and reach the semi-finals of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. The...

2023 AFCON: Can Nigeria and Ivory Coast avoid more shocks in quarter-finals?

Upsets and unpredictability have been the story of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, with none of the quarter-finalists from the 2021 edition of...

2023 AFCON: Ademola Lookman strikes twice as Nigeria stun Cameroon to book quarterfinals berth

Ademola Lookman scored twice as Nigeria beat fellow Africa Cup of Nations heavyweights Cameroon 2-0 in Abidjan to set up a quarter-final meeting with...

2023 AFCON: What to look out for in the last 16 with Senegal, Nigeria...

After some unexpected results in the group stage, there will be some heavyweight ties to look forward to when the last-16 stage at the...

2023 AFCON: Nigeria reach last 16 after beating Guinea-Bissau

Nigeria beat Guinea-Bissau 1-0 to progress to the last 16 of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. The winner came when Opa Sangante diverted a...

2023 AFCON: Victor Osimhen asked William Troost-Ekong to take Nigeria penalty

Nigeria captain William Troost-Ekong says striker Victor Osimhen asked him to take what proved to be the match-winning penalty in their Group A victory...

2023 AFCON: Nigeria silence hosts Cote d’Ivoire to shake up Group A

Nigeria took a huge step towards reaching the last 16 at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over hosts Ivory...

2023 AFCON: Ghana take on Egypt as hosts Ivory Coast clash with Nigeria

SuperSport, the biggest sports broadcaster in Africa, brings viewers on DStv action from the group stage of the Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire,...

2023 AFCON: Osimhen scores as Nigeria are held by Equatorial Guinea

Victor Osimhen's quick-fire equaliser spared Nigeria a shock defeat against Equatorial Guinea in their opening game of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. Osimhen nodded...

2023 AFCON: Squads for tournament including Ghana, Nigeria and Egypt

The 34th Africa Cup of Nations gets underway in Ivory Coast today, 13 January after being shifted from 2023 to 2024 because of the...

2023 AFCON: Victor Boniface ruled out as Nigeria suffer another injury blow

Bayer Leverkusen striker Victor Boniface has been ruled out of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) through injury, in another blow to Nigeria's preparations. The...

2023 AFCON: How will Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Egypt, Ghana & Senegal fare in Groups...

The 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) kicks off in Ivory Coast in mid-January after being pushed back to avoid a clash with the...
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CAF to name Morocco, Senegal and Nigeria-Benin as AFCON hosts

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) is set to announce the host nations for the 2025, 2027, and 2029 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON)...
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Nigeria, Cape Verde and Mali qualify for 2023 AFCON

Nigeria emerged triumphant in a thrilling encounter against Sierra Leone, prevailing with a 3-2 scoreline to secure their ticket to play at the TotalEnergies...

2023 AFCONQ: Nigeria beaten at home by Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau stunned hosts Nigeria 1-0 in an Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier played at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja on Friday...
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WAFCON 2022: Morocco beat Nigeria to set up final against South Africa

Morocco will face South Africa in the final of the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (Wafcon) after the hosts beat nine-woman Nigeria 5-4 on...
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Nigeria player sacked by club after playing at 2021 Afcon

Nigeria international Kelechi Nwakali claims SD Huesca terminated his contract after he played at the Africa Cup of Nations against the Spanish club's wishes...
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Parliament to release report on Black Stars’ abysmal AFCON performance after Ghana v Nigeria...

The Deputy Majority Leader, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, has said the Parliamentary committee tasked to probe the Black Stars’ abysmal performance in the 2021 African Cup...

2021 AFCON: Tunisia crash 10-man Nigeria

Tunisia upset 10-man Nigeria to set up a quarter-final tie against Burkina Faso at the Africa Cup of Nations. Youssef Msakni beat Super Eagles keeper...
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Nigerians troll Ghanaians after AFCON loss

The Ghana Black Stars lost their fate deciding match to new comers, Comoros in the group stages. After 90 minutes of play, the scoreline was;...

WAFU U-17 Afcon: Ghana share spoils with Nigeria in opener

Ghana scored a last gasp penalty to salvage a point against Nigeria in the ongoing WAFU U-17 Cup of Nations in Kegue, Togo. The Starlets...
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AFCON 2021 qualifiers wrap: Nigeria, Senegal win as Cameroon held at home

The 2021 Afcon qualifiers kicked off with many continental heavyweights in action. Nigeria came from behind to get their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying...

AFCON 2019: See the amount to be received by Algeria, Senegal and Nigeria

The amount to be received by the teams in the first four positions at the just ended 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament...
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AFCON 2019: Late winner sends Nigeria into semi-finals

William Troost-Ekong scored an 89th winner after a howler from the goalkeeper to seal Nigeria’s place in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals with...