Saturday, November 18, 2017
Falconets, 2018 FIFA U20 Women's World Cup
Nigeria's Falconets have booked a date with South Africa's Basetsana in the final round of qualifying matches for the 2018 FIFA U20 Women's World Cup. A brace from Rasheedat Ajibade and Reuben Charity inspired Christopher Danjuma's side to an emphatic 5-1 win in the second-leg of the tie after a 1-1 first-leg result in Salé. The Falconets opened scoring through Ajibade...
ATP Finals, Roger Federer
David Goffin produced a dazzling comeback to beat hot favourite and six-time champion Roger Federer 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday and reach the final of the ATP Finals. Federer, who has won the ATP Finals six times, in Houston, Shanghai and London, has enjoyed a remarkable 2017 season after a long layoff in 2016. Dimitrov and Sock will play later on...
CHAN 2018
Nigeria will open its account at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) against Rwanda on January 15 at Tangier. The Eagles were drawn in group C of the 5th edition of the championship which holds in Morocco. Other teams in the group are Libya and Equatorial Guinea, who get hostilities going in the opening game on the same day as the...
2019 Afcon, 2018 FIFA World Cup, CAF Extra Ordinary General Assembly , Age Limit
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has agreed to move next March's Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers to October. The change of dates means that Africa's five World Cup finalists can play friendlies in March, a proposal put forward by NFF President, Amaju Pinnick. Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco are the five African teams going to play in Russia...
Victor Moses, Chelsea FC
Chelsea Manager, Antonio Conte has delivered an update on the progress of wing-back Victor Moses, who is current recuperating from an hamstring injury. Moses was injured in a PL game against Crystal Palace in October and has been out for five weeks. But, Conte has revealed the 26-year-old will return in time to face Liverpool in the league. "Victor Moses is progressing...
WAFU, CHAN Eagles, Super 4
NPFL Champions Plateau United, hosts Kano Pillars and the CHAN-bound Super Eagles will feature in the forthcoming Super 4 from December 11. This season's Super 4 will be held in Kano and the organisers confirmed that last season's NPFL runner-up MFM FC, Aiteo Cup winners Akwa United and Enyimba, who finished third in the league will be the other teams...
Dele Alampasu, Super Eagles
20-year-old Dele Alampasu is certain his time in the Super Eagles will come despite every evidence pointing to the contrary at least in the foreseeable future. Alampasu is yet to earn his senior team cap in a competitive fixture and was even overlooked by the national team selectors for the international friendly against Argentina. The C.D. Feirense third choice goalie to...
Ighalo
Former Watford and Super Eagles of Nigeria striker, Odion Ighalo says he left the premier league outfit in order to get more first-team football. Ighalo left Watford in January to join Chinese Super League side Changchun Yatai after complaining about not playing regularly for the Hertfordshire club. The 28-year-old Nigeria striker has now found his feet in the Chinese Super League after...
Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa
Ikechukwu Ezenwa may have very well booked his spot on the plane to Russia with Nigeria although he was dropped to the bench in the international friendly win against Argentina. Ezenwa has deputized between the sticks for the Super Eagles in the absence of first choice Carl Ikeme, for the most part of 2017 helping Nigeria qualify for next summer's...
CAF
A new appointee to the vacant CAF Secretary General position has been announced on Thursday by the African football governing body. The position was previously held by Hisham El Amrani, who resigned in May. Another Egyptian, Essam El-Din Ahmed took over the CAF Secretary General role in an acting capacity. That was until Thursday when Amr Fahmy was announced the new Secretary General following approval by...
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