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December 3, 2018 1:40 PM 2019 AFCON: CAF reveals country to host tournament after stripping Cameroon of right

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has asked South Africa to step in as hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, after stripping Cameroon of hosting right. According to Kick-off, Danny Jordaan, the President of South African Football Association, SAFA, disclosed this at the association’s Annual General Meeting on Sunday. Jordaan said CAF stripped 20

November 30, 2018 5:09 PM Ahmed Musa, Aubameyang, Iwobi nominated for 2018 CAF Awards

Super Eagles trio of Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo and Alex Iwobi have been nominated for the 2018 Confederation of African Football (CAF) African Player of the Year Awards. Wilfred Ndidi has also been nominated in the Youth Player of the Year category. Super Falcons quartet of Asisat Oshoala, Franscisca Ordega, Desire Oparanozie and Onome Ebi have also been nominated 24

November 26, 2018 8:20 PM Rohr reveals greatest headache as Super Eagles coach

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has admitted that the sickness that led to Carl Ikeme’s retirement, is his biggest regret in charge of the team. Speaking on Monday Night football, Rohr described the experience and quite painful and heart breaking. “If there is one thing I would say gave me the greatest headache, it was the sickness of Carl Ikeme 25

November 24, 2018 6:11 AM Rohr tells Ighalo to leave China

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has asked Odion Ighalo to leave China. Rohr will be delighted to see Ighalo play in a topflight football league division next season, after his Chinese Super League team, Changchun Yatai suffered relegation, at the end of the just concluded season. The striker finished the Chinese Super League season on a high, scoring 35

November 21, 2018 2:22 PM Nigeria vs Uganda: Arsenal react to Super Eagles’ 0-0 draw

Arsenal have reacted to Nigeria’s goalless draw with Uganda in an international friendly game played on Tuesday evening at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba. The Premier League giants reserved special praise for their player, Alex Iwobi, who was on international duty for Nigeria. The Emirates club lauded Iwobi for his performance against the Cranes 30

November 20, 2018 3:02 PM Cameroon 2019: Rohr reveals when he’ll release Nigeria’s AFCON squad

Nigeria head coach, Gernot Rohr has revealed the date when he will announce Super Eagles’ provisional roster squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Cameroon. Rohr’s men have already qualified for the competition following their 1-1 draw with South Africa last weekend. He, however, said that his team will commence preparations immediately since 23

November 20, 2018 7:41 AM South Africa vs Nigeria: Rohr singles out three Bafana Bafana players following Super Eagles’ 1-1 draw

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has singled out three South Africa players for praise following his side’s 1-1 draw with the Bafana Bafana in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifying encounter played last weekend. An own goal from South Africa defender, Buhle Mkhwanazi, and a strike from striker, Lebo Mothiba ensured the Super Eagles 20

November 19, 2018 7:15 AM South Africa vs Nigeria: Why I missed Super Eagles’ 1-1 draw with Bafana Bafana – Chelsea’s Aina

On loan Chelsea player, Ola Aina has disclosed why he missed Nigeria’s 1-1 draw with South Africa in Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifying fixture at the BFN Stadium in Johannesburg. An own goal from South Africa defender, Buhle Mkhwanazi, and a strike from striker, Lebo Mothiba ensured the Super Eagles got a point against the hosts 22

November 17, 2018 7:45 PM AFCON 2019: Full list of countries that have qualified

On Saturday, four more countries qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, which will hold next summer in Cameroon. Nigeria drew 1-1 with South Africa in Soweto, Uganda edged Cape Verde 1-0 in Kampala, Mali beat Gabon in Libreville and Morocco went through after rivals, Malawi, lost in the Comoros. Three-time former champions, the Super Eagles, who had failed 26

November 17, 2018 4:34 PM South Africa vs Nigeria: Saraki, Atiku react as Super Eagles qualify for 2019 AFCON

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has commended the Super Eagles over their qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Nigeria on Saturday qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, following a 1-1 draw with South Africa on Saturday. Gernot Rohr’s men went ahead through Samuel Kalu, in what appeared like an own goal before the hosts levelled 22