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Lewandowski defeats Messi, Salah to win FIFA’s best player of 2021

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Bayern Munich striker, Robert Lewandowski, has been named FIFA Best Men’s Player of 2021. Lewandowski won the prize ahead of Paris Saint-Germain’s Lionel Messi and...

AFCON 2021: Equatorial Guinea shock reigning Champions Algeria

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Defending champions, Algeria may not make it into the next round of the ongoing African Cup of Nations with only one point from two...

BREAKING: Everton sack Benitez as coach

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Rafael Benitez was sacked as Everton manager on Sunday after just eight months in charge of the struggling Premier League club. Benitez was an unpopular...

AFCON 2021: Super Eagles line-up against Sudan confirmed

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Nigeria head coach Austine Eguavoen has retained the same line-up for his side's second Group D clash against Sudan. Maduka Okoye kept his position in...

AFCON 2021: Lagos erects 10 free Viewing Centres for sports enthusiasts

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In the spirit of sportsmanship, the Lagos State government has announced the establishment of 10 viewing centres through the Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC)...

AFCON: CAF gives verdict on Tunisia’s appeal over match ended before 90 mins by...

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Organising Committee of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) has dismissed the Tunisian football federation’s protest on the officiating of their team’s match...

AFCON 2021: Controversy as referee ends Tunisia vs Mali match before 90 minutes

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The ongoing African Cup of Nations in Cameroon is already serving up the good, bad and ugly. Day 4 of AFCON 2021 witnessed quite absurd...

Osimhen recovers from COVID-19

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Super Eagles and Napoli striker Victor Osimhen has been cleared of Covid-19 after the Nigerian was tested negative to the pandemic. He is expected to...
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AFCON daily match schedule (Time, Venue)

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Complete daily match schedule for the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon from January 9 to February 6 (all times GMT): First round Sunday, Jan 9 Gp...

CAF announces date for FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers, AFCON 2023 draws

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The Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) at the weekend, announced the dates for both the FIFA World Cup, Qatar 2022...

AFCON 2021: Prize money for winners, runners-up, others announced

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Champions of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations will return home with a prize money of five million U.S. dollars (about N2.8 billion). The winners’...

AFCON 2021: Super Eagles beat Coton Sport in warm-up match ahead of Pharoah clash

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Nigeria continued their preparation for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-0 win over Coton Sport in a friendly match on Friday. The...

AFCON 2021: CAF confirms use of VAR in all 52 matches

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The TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations will for the first time in the history of the competition use the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) for...

AFCON 2021: ‘I see terrorists bombing stadium in Cameroon, people dying’ – Popular Prophet...

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Prophet Nigel Gaisie of the True Word Fire Prophetic Ministries has warned of a terrorist attack during the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON,...

AFCON 2021: CAF blocked replacement for Odion Ighalo

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Super Eagles interim coach, Austin Eguavoen, has claimed the Confederation of African Football (CAF) blocked him from calling up a replacement for Odion Ighalo. Eguavoen...