• Buhari congratulates Super Falcons for beating South Afrcia

    Buhari congratulates Super Falcons for beating South Afrcia

    President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Falcons, for qualifying for the final of this year’s African Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

    Florence Omagbemi’s ladies beat South Africa 1-0 in a tight contest on Tuesday in Limbe.

    Desire Oparanozie scored the winner in the second half of the match, via a heavily deflected free-kick.

    Buhari says Nigerians will be looking forward to the final against hosts Cameroon.

    “Our Super Falcons have made Nigeria proud again. The entire country looks forward to the […]

  • Nigeria Women 1-0 South Africa Women: Oparanozie sends Super Falcons to final

    Nigeria Women 1-0 South Africa Women: Oparanozie sends Super Falcons to final

    Nigeria’s Super Falcons remain on course for a 10th women’s AFCON final after they beat South Africa 1-0 to now face hosts Cameroon in the championship game on Saturday.

    Desire Oparanozie was the match winner for the defending champions when her hugely deflected free kick in the 54th minute proved to be the difference between the two teams.

    South Africa had a goal chalked off in the first half for offside, otherwise Nigeria dominated with the magical Ngozi Okobi and skipper Rita […]

  • Kenya Women 0-4 Nigeria Women: Super Falcons set up South Africa clash

    Kenya Women 0-4 Nigeria Women: Super Falcons set up South Africa clash

    Florence Omagbemi’s ladies are through to the semi-final of the African Women’s Cup of Nations after defeating the Harambee Starlets.

    Nigeria progressed to the knockout stages of the African Women’s Cup of Nations after flying past Kenya 4-1 on Saturday.

    Asisat Oshoala continued her phenomenal form to seal top spot for Super Falcons in Group B, while Ghana’s 3-1 win over Mali in Yaoundé meant they progressed as runners-up.

    After playing a disappointing 1-1 draw against Ghana, Florence Omagbemi’s side were in blazing […]

  • Nigeria Women 6-0 Mali Women: Oshoala scores four in Lady Eagles demolition

    Nigeria Women 6-0 Mali Women: Oshoala scores four in Lady Eagles demolition

    The forward was ruthless in front of goal as Florence Omagbemi’s side capitulated Oumar Guindo’s ladies in Limbe.

    Oumar Guindo’s side’s chances of getting out of a tough Group B were placed in serious jeopardy as the Arsenal Ladies’ forward inspired the Super Falcons put them to the sword at the Stade Municipal de Limbe on Sunday.

    A pair of clinical finishes from Oshoala and Francesca Ordega put Florence Omagbemi’s ladies two goals up within 40 minutes.

    And Uchechi Sunday soon made it […]

  • CAF increases AFCON prize money to $4m

    CAF increases AFCON prize money to $4m

    The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced a significant 166 percent improvement in prize money for its flagship competition, the Africa Cup of Nations, as well as other competitions in its kitty.

    From 2017, the winner of the AFCON title in Gabon will take home $4 million, a significant increase on the previous $1.5m prize money.

    This comes as part of the new deal that CAF reached with French multinational oil group Total in July which allowed the petroleum giant to […]

  • Nigerians react as Super Eagles failed to qualify for AFCON second successive tournament … see photos

    Nigerians react as Super Eagles failed to qualify for AFCON second successive tournament … see photos

    Nigeria have failed to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations for the second successive tournament after suffering a 1-0 defeat to Egypt on Tuesday. checkout reactions from Nigerians on social media.

    Based on analysis, Nigeria will not appear in next year’s Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Gabon as the Super Eagles failed to produce the spark that could have earned them the ticket when they fell 0-1 to the Pharaohs of Egypt in Alexandria last night. It will be […]

  • Super Eagles face Egypt, Tanzania and Chad for AFCON 2017 qualifiers in Gabon

    Super Eagles face Egypt, Tanzania and Chad for AFCON 2017 qualifiers in Gabon

    Sport report made it known that Nigeria’s Super Eagles will battle the Pharaoh of Egypt as well as Tanzania and Chad in Group G in their bid to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations, holding in Gabon in

  • AFCON 2015: Ghana qualifies for quarterfinals while South Africa is out

    AFCON 2015: Ghana qualifies for quarterfinals while South Africa is out

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    AFCON 2015: This is the fourth time in five editions of the competition that the Bafana Bafana (South Africa)  would fail to progress beyond the group stage of the AFCON while the Black Stars (Ghana) claimed their fourth straight quarterfinals on Tuesday night.

    Ghana have qualified for the quarterfinals of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea after beating South Africa 2-1 in the last round of matches of Group […]

  • CAF appoints NFF President, Pinnick as 2015 AFCON member committee

    CAF appoints NFF President, Pinnick as 2015 AFCON member committee

    Amaju Pinnick, President Nigeria Football Federation has been appointed as a member of the Organizing Committee for the 2015 African Cup of Nations by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

    In a letter signed by CAF President, Issa Hayatou, CAF invited the NFF boss to the opening ceremony of the 30th Africa Cup of Nations in Malabo on January 17, 2015, and also to coordinate one of the four centres during the three–week, 16–nation tournament. The 30th Africa Cup of Nations […]