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AFCON DEBUTANTS GAMBIA CONTINUED TO MAKE HISTORY BEATING TUNISIA FOR A PLACE IN KNOCKOUT ROUND

AFCON DEBUTANTS GAMBIA CONTINUED TO MAKE HISTORY BEATING TUNISIA FOR A PLACE IN KNOCKOUT ROUND

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Gambia earned a shock 1-0 win over AFCON giants Tunisia thanks to substitute Ablie Jallow who scored a stunning goal deep in stoppage time in the Africa Cup of Nations final group stage game. Also Read : GAMBIA VS TUNISIA TEAM NEWS AND LINEUPS The game had everything which involved a penalty miss, a sending off and a late dramatic winner by Ablie Jallow. His left-foot shot four minutes into added time flew into the top corner to lift the debutants up to an impressive seven points from their three group matches. The game had everything which involved a penalty miss, a sending off and a late dramatic winner by Ablie Jallow. The North African’s first attempt on target finally came from the spot with Seifeddine Jaziri drawing a foul in the penalty area. Modou Jagne the culpr...
CAMEROON YOUNG LIONESSES COACH DREAD FALCONETS AHEAD FIFA U20 WOMEN’S WC QUALIFIER

CAMEROON YOUNG LIONESSES COACH DREAD FALCONETS AHEAD FIFA U20 WOMEN’S WC QUALIFIER

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Ahead of Cameroon Young Lionesses FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifier against the Falconets of Nigeria, head coach of the Cameroonian team, Ndoumou Mike said they will not be seeking for a revenge. Both sides will clash on Saturday in the first leg of the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, Costa Rica 2022 qualifier fourth round at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in Lagos for the first leg. It will be the second time at the U20 level, both teams will play after the Falconets defeated the Young Lionesses 3-2 on penalties at the Morocco 2019 African Games. Read Also:FIFA Women U-20 World Cup- Falconets Gets Cameroon As Opponent Speaking with cafonline.com ahead of the game, coach Mike said the Falconets have more experience more than his team. “Nigeria has more experience in these types of ...
AFCON EGUAVOEN GRATEFUL TO ROHR FOR SUPER EAGLES GREAT PERFORMANCE AT AFCON

AFCON EGUAVOEN GRATEFUL TO ROHR FOR SUPER EAGLES GREAT PERFORMANCE AT AFCON

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Nigeria progressed to the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) knockout stage with the best performance winning all the group stage games to finish top of their group with all the 9 points. For this, Super Eagles Interim Coach, Augustine Eguavoen, believes it unfair not to give credit to former coach, Gernot Rohr, for the team’s achievement in Cameroon. Also Read : AFCON2021 : SUPER EAGLES FINISH TOP OF GROUP D AFTER WIN OVER GUINEA-BISSAU Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) sacked Rohr for poor performance just before the commencement of the Africa Cup of Nations. Also Read : NFF CONSIDERS APPOINTING EGUAVOEN AS SUPER EAGLES HEAD COACH “I have been expecting this question. There is no way you won’t give credit to Gernot Rohr for the performance of the Super Eagles in this tou...
Biden, Japan’s Kishida to discuss Asia security, Ukraine

Biden, Japan’s Kishida to discuss Asia security, Ukraine

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US President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will discuss deterrence in the Asia-Pacific region and a "united" Western alliance against Russian threats to Ukraine in a virtual meeting Friday, officials said. Biden has made restoring the importance of the US-Japanese relationship a priority since taking office exactly a year ago, following Donald Trump's questioning of the benefit of US relationships with several major allies in both Asia and Europe. Biden and Kishida will discuss economic ties but also security and the "free and open Indo-Pacific," White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said, referring to the US-led drive to maintain the status quo in the Asia-Pacific region, despite rapidly expanding Chinese military and commercial power, including along cru...
UNCATEGORISED IVORY COAST VS ALGERIA CONFIRMED STARTING XI

UNCATEGORISED IVORY COAST VS ALGERIA CONFIRMED STARTING XI

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Africa Cup of Nations defending champion, Algeria faces a Herculean task to retain the title when they face off against Ivory Coast in the last Group E game today.   The Dessert Foxes who have been tipped to go far in the AFCON having won the FIFA Arab Cup found themselves in a dicey situation to qualify for the Round of 16 having failed to win any game.   Djamel Belmadi’s team led by Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez and other stars in the team must win against Ivory Coast who currently top the group today when both side files out at the Japoma Stadium, Douala.   All the teams in Group E have a chance of reaching the knockout stage depending on the outcome of today’s game.   A goalless draw with Sierra Leone was followed by a heartbreaking 1-0 defeat to Equator...
AFCON CAMEROON 2021 E.GUINEA END SIERRA LEONE’S AFCON JOURNEY TO SAIL THROUGH

AFCON CAMEROON 2021 E.GUINEA END SIERRA LEONE’S AFCON JOURNEY TO SAIL THROUGH

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Equatorial Guinea beat 10-man Sierra Leone 1-0 to sail through to the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) knockout stages from Group E on Thursday evening. Pablo Ganet Comitre scored in the 38th minute, latching onto a cutback from the right corner before drilling the ball past a forest of defenders that unsighted the otherwise impressive goalkeeper Mohamed Kamara for Sierra Leone. Late in the game, Sierra Leone had a chance to salvage a point from the proceedings. However, Equatorial Guinea goalkeeper Jesus Owona stood up to be counted as he leapt to punch out Alhaji Kamara’s penalty. Equatorial Guinea had given away the penalty after fouling a player for Sierra Leone. That save proved decisive as Equatorial Guinea sneaked through to the knockout phase alongside Ivory Coast who...
AFCON NFF CONSIDERS APPOINTING EGUAVOEN AS SUPER EAGLES HEAD COACH

AFCON NFF CONSIDERS APPOINTING EGUAVOEN AS SUPER EAGLES HEAD COACH

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The Nigeria Football Federation NFF is considering terminating the contract of Portuguese coach, Jose Peseiro as the Super Eagles head coach and hand Augustine Eguavoen a permanent contract. Eguavoen was appointed to take over in interim capacity following the sacking of Gernot Rohr before the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Read Also:E.Guinea end Sierra Leone’s AFCON journey to sail through The NFF went ahead to appoint Peseiro as head coach, but asked Eguavoen to take charge of the Super Eagles an interim capacity as the Portuguese would take over from him after the AFCON. However, following the performance of the team under the tutelage of Eguavoen, the NFF is considering reneging the contract of Peseiro. NFF Considers Appointing Eguavoen As Super Eagles Head Coach ...
AFCON ALGERIA BOWS OUT OF AFCON AFTER LOSS TO ELEPHANTS

AFCON ALGERIA BOWS OUT OF AFCON AFTER LOSS TO ELEPHANTS

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Defending champions Algeria hope of retaining the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon was dashed as they exited the tournament without winning a single game in their Group. The Dessert Foxes were tipped as favourite to top Group E which also has Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea and Sierra Leone. They were held to a goalless draw by Sierra Leone in the opening game before losing 1-0 Equatorial Guinea in the second game. Algeria needed a victory against the Ivorian in their last game to stand the chance of reaching the knockout stage but was stunned by the Ivorian. Armed with four points already from two games, the Elephants of Ivory Coast took control of the game at the Stade Japoma and in the 22nd minute Frank Kessie got the opener. Read Also:Ivory Coast Vs Algeria Confirmed Sta...
AFCON MOHAMED ABDELMONEM HELPED EGYPT ADVANCE TO ROUND OF 16 WITH 1-0 OVER SUDAN

AFCON MOHAMED ABDELMONEM HELPED EGYPT ADVANCE TO ROUND OF 16 WITH 1-0 OVER SUDAN

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Egypt advanced to the knockout stages of 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after a narrow victory over Sudan. Also Read : EGYPT VS SUDAN : TEAM NEWS AND CONFIRMED STARTING XI The Pharaohs took the lead through Mohamed Abdelmonem who broke the deadlock following a superb corner into the net. The Pharaoh dominated the whole meeting going into the break one up while the mark will not change till the final whistle Egypt stand second in the group while Nigeria behind Nigeria who beat Guinea-Bissau 2-0. Mohamed Abdelmonem Helped Egypt Advance To Round Of 16 With 1-0 Over Sudan (africatopsports.com)
AFCON AFCON2021:SUPER EAGLES FINISH TOP OF GROUP D AFTER WIN OVER GUINEA-BISSAU

AFCON AFCON2021:SUPER EAGLES FINISH TOP OF GROUP D AFTER WIN OVER GUINEA-BISSAU

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The Super Eagles defeated Guinea-Bissau 2-0 in their last Group D game and finished at top of the group scoring six goals and committing just one. Austin Eguavoen made eight changes to the squad that defeated Egypt and Sudan in the previous group games. He played Kelechi Iheanacho as a supportive midfielder while Umar Sadiq was allowed to lead the attack with Alex Iwobi and Chidera Ejuke operating from the flanks. Read Also:AFCON: Nigeria Vs Sudan Confirms Starting XI Nigeria dominated the game pushing their opponent, Guinea-Bissau to their very own goal. The first chance of the game fell on the Super Eagles when Semi Ajayi could not deal appropriately with a curled free-kick from Nwakali. Also, Sadiq missed a clear-cut chance after he was played through by Iheanacho but fa...