Tag: Nigeria

2026 World Cup Qualifiers: Otto Addo must carefully plan for the rest of the games – Laryea Kingston

Former Ghana international, Laryea Kingston has implored Black Stars coach, Otto Addo to carefully plan for the rest of the 2026 World Cup Qualifiers. Laryea made these remarks following Ghana's back-to-back wins against Mali and Central African Republic in the matchday three and four games of the 2026 World Cup Qualifiers. The Black Stars stunned the Eagles 2-1 in Bamako before recording a hard-fought 4-3 win...

Austria’s Kevin Danso apologizes for his involvement in the Kylian Mbappé nose break incident.

Austria's centre-back Kevin Danso (25) found himself unwittingly involved in an incident where Kylian Mbappé (25) sustained a broken nose during a clash between their teams. The unfortunate collision occurred as Mbappé headed into Danso's shoulder while attacking a corner. Prompt medical attention was signaled by Austria's goalkeeper, Patrick Pentz, as Mbappé lay on the ground with a bleeding nose. Subsequently, Mbappé was substituted and taken to...
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Otto Addo starts second Ghana stint with a defeat to rivals Nigeria

Otto Addo has started his reign as Ghana head coach on a losing note after suffering a narrow loss to arch-rivals Nigeria in an...

Nigeria beat 10-man Ghana 2-1 to earn bragging rights from international friendly

The Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated the Black Stars of Ghana 2-1 on Friday at the end of an exciting international friendly match. The two...

David Akologo and Mohamed Diomande will not be part of Black Stars squad for Nigeria, Uganda friendlies – Henry Asante Twum

Communications Manager of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Henry Asante Twim has confirmed that goalkeeper, David Akologo and midfielder, Mohamed Diomande will not be part...

2023 African Games: Uganda surprises Senegal with upset victory to book semifinal spot

Uganda’s men’s U20 football team secured a thrilling 1-0 victory over Senegal in their Group B clash at the 13th edition of the African...

2023 African Games: Uganda stun Nigeria with late goal to claim all three points

Nigeria's Flying Eagles faced a tough challenge as they were defeated by Uganda in a thrilling encounter in their opening game of 2023 African...

Nigeria coach Peseiro leaves role after TotalEnergies AFCON

The Nigeria national team are on the lookout for a new coach after Jose Peseiro opted to leave his role following last month's TotalEnergies...

Nigeria edge Cameroon to advance to 2024 Olympic Games final qualifying round

Nigeria’s Super Falcons clinched a 1-0 victory over Cameroon at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja on Monday, propelling them into the final round...

Jose Mourinho makes bold prediction ahead of Ivory Coast v Nigeria clash

Former Chelsea and AS Roma manager Jose Mourinho has voiced his prediction for the outcome of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final,...

I want to make history with Nigeria by winning the title – Jose Peseiro

The head coach of the Nigerian national team, Jose Peseiro, is poised to clinch victory in the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Cote...

Peseiro hoping to clinch TotalEnergies CAF AFCON final on first attempt

Head coach of the Nigerian national team, Jose Peseiro is hoping to win the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Cote d’Ivoire 2023 on...

‘Like a dream’ – coach Faé revels in Cote d’Ivoire resurrection

Cote d'Ivoire coach Emerse Faé described reaching the TotalEnergies CAF AFCON final as being "like a dream" after masterminding a remarkable turnaround. The Elephants looked...

2023 Africa Cup of Nations: Rivals Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire collide in blockbuster final showdown

A titanic clash awaits African football as Nigeria and Cote d'Ivoire contest the TotalEnergies CAF AFCON 2023 final on Sunday. This heavyweight bout sees...