• 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 […]

  • Three killed in Mali anti-government protest

    Three killed in Mali anti-government protest

    Three demonstrators were killed in northern Mali on Tuesday, a medical source said, in a protest centred on a contentious peace accord that Mali has been struggling to enact.

    Demonstrators said security forces opened fire when hundreds of young people set off on a banned march in the city of Gao.

    A hospital source told AFP by phone that “the latest toll is three dead”, with 31 injured.

    The government said three had been killed and others injured both on the protesters’ side […]

  • I’m not among Bamako hostages in Mali – Dangote clears doubt

    I’m not among Bamako hostages in Mali – Dangote clears doubt

    Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote, Africa’s Richest Man, has denied news that he is among the 170 persons being held hostage by gunmen in Bamako, the capital of Mali.

    The gunmen, said to be about 10, launched an attack on the Radisson Blu Hotel and are holding 140 guests and 30 workers of the hotel.

    News had then spread that Dangote was among the 170 persons being held, out of which three had been killed. But in a tweet on his Twitter handle on […]

  • Watch highlight of Nigeria Vs Mali U-17 Worldcup … Video Clip

    Watch highlight of Nigeria Vs Mali U-17 Worldcup … Video Clip

     

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  • Nigeria beats Mali, make history – U17 WorldCup Final

    Nigeria beats Mali, make history – U17 WorldCup Final

    Nigeria enter the history books today as only the second country to retain the U17 World Cup courtesy of 2-0 victory of Mali in the final of the championship in Chile.

    Brazil were the first team to successfully defend this trophy – they won in 1997 and retained it in 1999.

    The Golden Eaglets have already won the competition a record four times, and successfully defended the trophy they won two years ago in Abu Dhabi.

    Today’s showdown was the second all-African FIFA […]