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Graham-Douglas, ex-minister dies at 82

Alabo Graham-Douglas, a former minister of aviation during the regime of General Ibrahim Babangida in 1999, is dead. He was 82. He was said to have died at a private hospital in Abuja on Monday Graham-Douglas was appointed Minister of Labour and Productivity in 1999. He also served in the …

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Eguavoen Resigns As Super Eagles’ Techincal Adviser

Austin Eguavon has resigned as the  Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles of Nigeria. His resignation comes a few days after Nigeria lost to the Black Stars of Ghana in the World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday. The match ended 1-1 draw but the Black Stars  qualified for the World Cup …

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WC 2022: Ghana , Nigeria Match Ends In Goalless Draw

Nigeria had to settle for a 0-0 draw in Ghana on Friday after VAR overruled a decision to award the visitors a penalty in the first leg of a World Cup play-off. A review of the decision in the closing stages of the West African showdown in Kumasi found that …

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2022 World Cup Qualifier : Super Eagles Announce Squad Against Ghana

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have announced the players for the 2022 World Cup playoffs with the Black Stars of Ghana. In the squad list released on Friday, March 4,  Odion Ighalo Emmanuel Dennis, and Ademola Lookman were among the 25-man squad invited for the clash. Also called up were …

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AWCON: Super Falcons qualifies after defeating Ivory Coast

Nigeria Super Falcons have qualified for the 12th edition of the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, WAFCON after defeating their rivals Lady Elephants of Ivory Coast 1-0 in the second leg of the final round of the qualifiers on Wednesday evening in Abidjan. The Super Falcons had earlier beaten the …

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Blessing Okagbare Banned For 10years For Doping

The  disciplinary tribunal of Athletics Integrity Unit(AIU)   on Friday says it has banned Nigerian sprinter, Blessing Okagbare for ten years for doping Nigeria’s 2008 long jump silver medalist, was expelled from the Tokyo Olympics last year before the women’s 100m semi-finals after testing positive for human growth hormone at an …

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BREAKING: Senegal Beat Egypt To Win First -Ever AFCON Trophy

The Teranga Lion of Senegal have deafted Egypyt to win the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) . Senegal beat Egypt 4-2 on penalty to win the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) title  for the first time in history The match ended goaless after 120minutes regulation and extra time, which …

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Remarkable Comeback Against Burkina Faso Gives Cameroon Third Place At AFCON

Hosts Cameroon finished third at the Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday after wiping out a three-goal deficit against Burkina Faso to draw 3-3, then win 5-3 on penalties. Ambroise Oyongo scored the decisive penalty in Yaounde as the Indomitable Lions atoned for missing three kicks when losing a semi-final …

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It’s Mane Vs Salah! Egypt Beat Cameroun To Reach AFCON Final

The Pharoah of Egypt has draftee   Cameroon 3-1  on penalties to reach the Africa Cup of Nations final on Thursday after the 90 minutes regulation time and extra 30 mins ended goalless.  Egypt goalkeeper, Mohamed Abou Gabal saved two spot-kicks in the shoot-out, sending the record seven-time African champions through …

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Egypt Beat Morocco To Reach Africa Cup Of Nations Semi-Finals

Mohamed Salah inspired Egypt to a place in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals on Sunday as the record seven-time champions came from behind to defeat Morocco 2-1 in extra time in Yaounde. Sofiane Boufal’s early penalty put Morocco in front in the last-eight tie but skipper Salah equalised for …

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