Preview: Nigeria vs. Tunisia

January 23, 2022

The Africa Cup of Nations returns with another nerve-racking fixture as two African heavyweight in Nigeria and Tunisia go head to head at the Roumde Adija Stadium for a place in the quarter-finals on Sunday. This will be the second knockout-stage encounter between the sides in three years after the Super Eagles secured a slender 1-0 victory in last edition’s third-place playoff tie in Egypt and this makes for an…


Preview: Guinea-Bissau vs. Nigeria

January 19, 2022

Nigeria will be looking to maintain their perfect record at the Africa Cup of Nations when they face Guinea-Bissau at the Roumde Adjia Stadium on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the game is a must-win for the Djurtus, who face the risk of elimination after picking up just one point from their opening two games. Guinea-Bissau suffered a huge blow to their chances of reaching the round of 16 as they fell to…


Preview: Nigeria vs. Sudan

January 14, 2022

Fresh off the back of a hard-earned victory over fellow group favourites Egypt, Nigeria take on Sudan at the Roumde Adjia Stadium in Group D of the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday. While victory for the Super Eagles will almost certainly secure their spot in the knockout stages, the Falcons of Jediane will look to avoid more dropped points after playing out a bore draw with Guinea-Bissau on Tuesday….


Preview: Nigeria vs. Egypt

January 10, 2022

Another mouth-watering group opener comes up on Tuesday when two African powerhouses in Nigeria and Egypt lock horns at the Estadio Roumde Adjia in Group D of the Africa Cup of Nations. The rivalry between the two sides dates as far back as 1960, when Nigeria secured a 2-1 friendly victory in their first encounter, and while the Super Eagles will be seeking their fourth title, the Pharos will look…


Fifa Finally Confirms Adamu’s Ban

The Fifa Appeal Committee, under the chairmanship of judge Larry Mussenden has confirmed the decisions taken by the Ethics Committee on 17 November 2010 regarding the bans on Reynald Temarii and Amos Adamu. Both men who were at the time Fifa vice-president and Fifa Executive Committee member – for a breach of the Fifa Code of Ethics. In addition, the Appeal Committee has partially upheld the appeals of Slim Aloulou,…

February 5, 2011

Enyeama Voted The Sport Person Of The Year

Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama was on Sunday voted the Sports Person of the Year at The Future Awards in Lagos. Nigeria’s under 20 women’s team, the Falconets claimed the Team of the Year award. The increasingly influential awards ceremony, which is in its sixth iteration, recognises outstanding young Nigerian people in all fields of endeavour. Enyeama was Nigeria’s stand out performer in an abysmal year for the Super Eagles, winning…

February 1, 2011