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Fans anxious as Eagles await last 16 foes

Fans anxious as Eagles await last 16 foes

Super Eagles could face defending champions Algeria, Tunisia or Malawi in their round of 16 tie at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon on January 23 at the Stade Roumdé Adjia in Garoua, a situation that’s making several fans of the team anxious. The Eagles are through to the round of 16 as...

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Portuguese Jose Peseiro Replaces Gernot Rohr As Super Eagles Coach

Portuguese Jose Peseiro Replaces Gernot Rohr As Super Eagles Coach

Former coach of FC Porto of Portugal, Jose Peseiro, has been named the new tactician of Nigeria’s Super Eagles. The appointment was announced by the Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday. “After careful consideration of a memo presented by Chairman of the Technical and Development Sub-Committee, the Executive Committee endorsed a proposal for the appointment of...

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Aguero retires from football over health concerns

Aguero retires from football over health concerns

Sergio Aguero has called time on his playing career in adherence to his doctor’s directive following medical issues with his heart. The former Atletico Madrid, Manchester City and Barcelona forward confirmed the report that had been in the media on Wednesday via a press conference. Aguero had to be substituted during his team’s 1-1 draw...

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Rohr gets Osimhen boost ahead AFCON

Rohr gets Osimhen boost ahead AFCON

Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen, on Wednesday returned to training, exactly 15 days after undergoing cheekbone surgery. The news serves as a huge boost for Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon next year as he is hopeful his most prolific striker will be fit in time for the...

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Joshua wants £40m to step aside for Fury, Usyk

Joshua wants £40m to step aside for Fury, Usyk

Eddie Hearn has suggested Anthony Joshua would be willing to step aside and allow Tyson Fury to face Oleksandr Usyk for £40m after entering talks with the Gypsy King’s team over a potential deal. Joshua was beaten conclusively by Usyk at the end of September, losing his unified heavyweight titles via unanimous decision on a...

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Premier League: Man United end winless run against Arsenal as Ronaldo surpasses 800 career goals

Premier League: Man United end winless run against Arsenal as Ronaldo surpasses 800 career goals

Manchester United continued their fine form under Michael Carrick, beating Arsenal 3-2 to go 7th and ending a six-game winless run against the Londoners. Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 800th and 801st career goal while they were at it. It was also the first time he scored at home since his goals on his debut against Newcastle in...

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Joshua considers stepping down for Fury, Usyk

Joshua considers stepping down for Fury, Usyk

Anthony Joshua says he would consider stepping aside to let Oleksandr Usyk fight the unified heavyweight world champion, Tyson Fury. Joshua will fight Usyk for a second time next spring after losing his WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO belts on a unanimous points decision in front of a sell-out crowd at London’s Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in...

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Nigerian Journalist Asks Liverpool Coach, Klopp To Apologise For Calling African Competition ‘Little Tournament’

Nigerian Journalist Asks Liverpool Coach, Klopp To Apologise For Calling African Competition ‘Little Tournament’

A Nigerian journalist, Babatunde Ojora has asked Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp to apologise for regarding the African Cup of Nations as a little tournament. The Liverpool manager, following his side’s 2-0 win against Porto, was called up on what he said on Saturday when he described the Africa Cup of Nations a ‘little tournament’ while...

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Super Eagles to camp in Nigeria for AFCON – Rohr

Super Eagles to camp in Nigeria for AFCON – Rohr

The Super Eagles are expected to camp in Nigeria ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations barring any last-minute decision, Gernot Rohr has revealed. Rohr hopes to begin camping on December 28. Nigeria have been drawn alongside Egypt, Guinea Bissau and Sudan in Group D. The Eagles will face Egypt in their opening game...

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