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CAF Moves 2023 AFCON to January and February 2024

The Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has decided that the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Côte d’Ivoire be postponed to 2024. CAF President Patrice Motsepe, who made the announcement on Sunday in Rabat, Morocco after the committee’s meeting, said the competition would hold in the months of January and […]

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Senegal Win AFCON 2021, Claim First Continental Title

By Babajide Okeowo Senegal made history as they won the Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON for the first time, with a dramatic 4-2 victory on penalties over Egypt. After just three minutes, Senegal were awarded a penalty after a rash challenge from Mohamed Abdelmonem on Saliou Cisse in the box.  Mohamed Salah could be seen […]

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Peterside Idah Reveals How Lack Of Planning, Failure To Switch Tactics Led To Eagles’ Ouster At AFCON 2021

By Babajide Okeowo Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Idah Peterside, has revealed that Nigeria crashed out of the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) because of lack of planning, failure to switch tactics, and unnecessary promises for the players, among others. Peterside made this known on Monday during an interview on Channels Television’s breakfast programme […]

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AFCON Exit Heartache: Sowore, Omokri Accuse Buhari Of Passing Bad Luck To Super Eagles

AFCON Exit Heartache – By Babajide Okeowo Activist Omoyele Sowore and former President Goodluck Jonathan media aide, Reno Mokri have accused President Muhammadu Buhari of transferring ‘bad luck’ to the Super Eagles of Nigeria through a video conference he had with the team earlier on Sunday shortly before the Eagles’ match with Tunisia. Shortly before […]

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Updated: Nigeria Crash Out Of 2021 AFCON

By Babajide Okeowo The Super Eagles of Nigeria has crashed out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. They lost one-nil to Tunisia in their Sunday encounter in the Round of 16. Tunisia shocked the Super Eagles of Nigeria by scoring two minutes into the second half via a shot from veteran Youssef Msakni. The […]

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AFCON 2021: Unpacking Group Stage Statistics

By Babajide Okeowo As the preliminary round of the African Cup of Nations, AFCON 2021 competition concluded, we bring you new records by teams and players in the competition The Matrix compiles some of the stand-out records registered by various teams and players in their Africa Cup of Nations pools ahead of the Round of 16 […]

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Defending Champion Algeria Crashes Out Of AFCON In Group Stage

By Babajide Okeowo Algeria, the defending champion of the African Cup of Nation, AFCON has crashed out of the tournament following a dismal performance that saw them losing by three goals to one against Cote ‘D’ Ivoire Franck Kessie and Ibrahim Sangare scored in the first half for the Elephants in Douala, while Pepe added […]

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AFCON 2021: Lagos, Public, Private Sectors Collaborate To Erects 10 Free Viewing Centers

The Lagos State government in collaboration with the Public and Private sectors have established 10 viewing centres through the Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC). This development was announced in a statement on Friday by Titi Oshodi-Eko, the LSSC Director of Public Relations. She noted that the public/private sectors viewing centres had kicked off across the […]

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