Just In: Pinnick Impeached As CAF First Vice President

……..To Be Replace By Congolese Football Administrator, Constant Omari President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Mr. Amaju Pinnick, has been impeached as 1st Vice-President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). His removal took place on Thursday at CAF Executive Committee meeting, after a well-attended congress in Cairo Egypt. Africa News24 (AN24) understands CAF […]

AFCON 2019: Experts Call For Improved Super Eagles Team

Super Eagles Need  A Better Goalkeeper- Disu A fresh and urgent call has gone out to the handlers of Nigeria’s senior national football team, the Super Eagles on the need to get a better goalkeeper for the team. The call was made by a former Technical Adviser to the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Tunde Disu […]

AFCON 2019: Over 282 Arrested In France After Algeria’s Victory

A total of 282 people were arrested in France after unrest following the Algerian football team’s qualification for the final of the Africa Cup of Nations, the interior ministry said Monday. Riotous celebrations erupted across the country after Algeria beat Nigeria 2-1 in the semi-final. The arrests were made nationwide on Sunday evening, the ministry […]

AFCON: Super Eagles To Play Third Place After Algeria’s Defeat

Super Eagles last night crashed out of the 2019 AFCON in the semifinals after a stoppage-time winner by Algeria skipper Riyad Mahrez. Mahrez showed class with his magically struck free kick on top of the box after Wilfred Ndidi committed an infringement. Friday’s AFCON Final will thus be between Algeria and Senegal, while Nigeria will […]

AFCON 2019: Super Eagles To Make Changes Ahead South Africa Clash

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has disclosed that he will make defensive changes ahead of his team clash against South Africa in the Quarter Finals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Speaking to SportingLife, Rohr admitted that Nigeria struggled against Cameroon defensively. “I will say I agree with you that we had […]

AFCON 2019: We Are Certain Of Winning Our Match Against Super Eagles – Bafana Bafana

South Africa midfielder, Dean Furman has weighed their chances of winning their match against Nigeria when they face each other in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Wednesday. Africa News24 (AN24) understands the match is a rematch of Super Eagles vs Bafana Bafana, not more than eight months after both […]

AFCON 2019: SWAN Urge Super Eagles To Double Up Their Performance

The Deputy National President, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Umar Said, has urged Super Eagles to improve on their performance if they want to remain in the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament. Said gave the advice in Bauchi while reacting to Eagle’s 1-0 defeat of the Guinean national team. He emphasized […]

Full AFCON 2019 Fixtures, Time, Date And Match Venues

Africa News24 (AN24) has gathered full fixtures of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON)  scheduled to hold June 21 to July 19, 2019, in Egypt, the most populous country in North Africa. Below is the complete AFCON 2019 fixtures (PLEASE NOT: all kick-off times are in GMT, two hours behind local time) FIRST ROUND […]

AFCON 2019: African Cup Of Nations News For Today, May 22, 2019

Eagles Not Under Pressure To Win AFCON’ The 1st Vice-President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Seyi Akinwunmi, on Tuesday in Lagos said the body did not expect the Super Eagles to win the African Cup of Nations at all cost. Akinwunmi told the News Agency of Nigeria that the NFF would not put pressure on […]

AFCON 2019: Odegbami States Why Mikel Obi Should Be Dropped

Former Green Eagles Captain, Segun Odegbami, has advised handlers of the senior national to perish the thought of recalling John Mikel Obi to the team if the Super Eagles must win AFCON 2019. Africa News24 (AN24) understands that Mikel has not played for the Eagles since Nigeria’s last group stage game against Argentina at the […]