AFCON 2019: Senegal Pip Uganda, Set Up Q/Final Clash With Benin

Sadio Mane’s first half strike was enough as Senegal beat Uganda 1-0 in a round of 16 tie at the Cairo International Stadium on Friday to qualify for the quarterfinals. Aliou Cissé’s men endured a stern test through out the entire 90 minutes as Sadio Mane missed a penalty with...

PHOTOS – Super Eagles’ Training Session Friday Ahead Cameroon Clash

The Super Eagles of Nigeria had their final training session on Friday at the Arab Academy Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Alexandria before Saturday’s highly anticipated Round of 16 encounter against defending champions Cameroon. The players were in high spirit as...

Mikel Steps Up Recovery Program On Knee Injury, Trains Separately

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi trained separately from the rest of his colleagues on Friday at the as he stepped up recovery from his knee injury,Cornerstonenewsng.com reports Mikel has sat out training since copping the injury in Nigeria’s last group game against Madagascar...

Benin Shock Morocco, Win 4-1 On Penalties To Reach AFCON 2019 Q/Finals

The Squirrels of Benin produced the first major upset of the 2019 AFCON tournament with a 4-1 penalty shootout win in their Round of 16 clash. The match ended 1-1 after 120 minutes and Benin sent the north Africans packing via penalty shootout in which they converted all their...

We are better than Cameroon, says Ighalo

Super Eagles striker and Shanghai Shenhua of China hitman, Jude Odion Ighalo has revealed plans to ensure Nigeria beat them in both countries round of 16 clash tomorrow at the ongoing 32nd Egypt 2019 AFCON tournament. Nigeria, winners in 2013 and having reached the 2018 FIFA...

WE NEVER DEY TOK ABOUT WINNING – GYAN

Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan say time never reach to begin dey tok about the black stars kolobing the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) trophy for Egypt as dem dey ready to play Tunisia for the Round of 16 on Monday.  The Black Stars dey prepare to face the Carthage Eagles after dem...

Shorunmu Confident ‘Hungry Eagles’ Will Devour Cameroon’s Lions

Former Nigeria goalkeeper, Ike Shorunmu has toldCornerstonenewsng.com he has strong conviction that the Super Eagles will overcome the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations Round of 16 clash in Alexandria, Egypt. “Everything depends on the philosophy...

We go use AFCON 2019 as lesson for future tournaments – Kenya’s Ouma

Kenyan defender wey be Eric Ouma yarn say Harambee Stars go dey move forward dey go after the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) experience wey dem get. Harambee Stars bin dey appear for the first time for the finals after 15-years wait and dem fail to make am past the group stages...

Seedorf: Cameroon Not Under Pressure To Beat Super Eagles

Cameroon head coach Clarence Seedorf says his team is not under pressure to beat Nigeria in their Round of 16 clash at the Alexandria Stadium on Saturday,Cornerstonenewsng.com reports. The defending champions will face a tough test in their bid to successfully defend the title...

UEFA dey consider to change rules enter Champions League

UEFA dey consider to protect teams wey reach the closing stages of the Champions League as dem assurance dem spot for the next season competition. Ajax bin reach the semi-final of last season competition but dem come gat to sell some of their ogbonge players as they dem no go dey...
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