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AFCON: Nigeria clinch 3rd place, beat Tunisia 1-0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles beat the Catharge Eagles of  Tunisia 1-0 in the third-place game at the African Cup of Nations on Wednesday. The only goal of the match was scored by Odion Ighalo, the tournament’s leading scorer very early in the game. Ighalo scored from close range in the third minute when he took advantage…

AFCON: Algeria beat Nigeria 2-1 to play in final

Nigeria lost to Algeria on Sunday in their AFCON semi final match played in Egypt. A late direct free-kick from Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez sent Algeria through to Friday’s CAN 2019 final where they face Senegal at the Cairo International Stadium. Nigeria’s Super Eagles had managed to claw themselves back into a tie via the penalty spot in a…

Nigeria beat South Africa, through to semi- final

William Troost-Ekong scored a dramatic late winner to send Nigeria into the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final at the expense of South Africa. Samuel Chukwueze hit the opener as he controlled Alex Iwobi’s cross, before scoring at the second attempt. Bongani Zungu equalised with a header initially ruled out for offside before VAR replays showed…

Lawan hails Super Eagles

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has felicitated with Nigeria’s Super Eagle for beating the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon 3-2 in the ongoing 2019 African Cup of Nation (AfCON) in Egypt. Lawan said the victory which advanced Nigeria to quarter-finals of the tournament was well deserved considering the high skills and dexterity exhibited by Super Eagles. A…

US beat Netherlands 2-0 to win Women World Cup

The United States women’s soccer team claimed its fourth Women’s World Cup title on Sunday, beating a valiant Netherlands team. 2-0, in Lyon, France, to remain as world champions. Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle scored second-half goals for the United States, who needed more than an hour to solve a tenacious defensive effort by the…

AFCON: Nigeria face Cameroon in Round of 16

Nigeria will face defending champions Cameroon in the Round of 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt. The Super Eagles qualified for the knockout phase after finishing as Group B runners-up following their 2-0 defeat to Madagascar, reports Goal.com. They now face the Indomitable Lions who booked their place in the knockout…

US qualify for Women World Cup finals, beat England

The United States women’s national team became the first team to reach three consecutive Women’s World Cup finals by securing a gritty 2-1 victory over England in the semifinals on Tuesday. Alex Morgan scored the winner, Megan Rapinoe missed the game due to a reported hamstring injury, England had a goal called back via Video…

AFCON: Nigeria defeat Guinea 1-0, qualify for Round of 16

Nigeria became the first team to qualify for the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations as they beat Guinea 1-0. Three-time winners Nigeria scored the only goal in the 73rd minute when Moses Simon’s right-wing corner was headed in at the near post by Kenneth Omeruo. They now have six points from their…

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