AFCON: Ivory Coast better than us today, Jose Peseiro admits

Super Eagles coach Jose Peseiro has acknowledged that the Elephants of Ivory Coast were the superior side following his team’s loss in the 2023 African Cup of Nations(AFCON) final. In the Africa Cup of Nations final on Sunday, hosts Ivory Coast overcame a strong deficit to defeat Williams Ekong’s Nigeria 2-1.  Striker Sebastien Haller scored a thrilling … Read more

Goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali laments AFCON defeat

Nigeria’s goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali, has lamented the Super Eagles’ 2-1 defeat in the hands of Cote d’Ivoire in the final of the 2024 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday, describing it as a disappointing and frustrating end. He, however, apologised to Nigerians for the loss. Nwabali made his position known in a post on Instagram. … Read more

AFCON: Underrating Guinea Bissau could be dangerous, fans tell Super Eagles

Some football enthusiasts have expressed the hope that the Super Eagles will win their last group match against Guinea Bissau in the ongoing Total Energies African Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire. The fans expressed their optimism ahead of the Monday encounter in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria. They, however, warned the … Read more

Spain’s World Cup hero Carmona learns about father’s death after victory

Spain hero Olga Carmona discovered that her dad had died moments after she scored the winning goal in the World Cup final, Daily Star reports. The full-back’s first-half strike was the deciding moment in the final, which saw Spain defeat England’s Lionesses 1-0. But she was hit with personal tragedy after returning to the changing … Read more

2023 WWC: No injury fears in Super Falcons camp – Media officer

Super Falcons media officer, Oluchi Tobechukwu has dispelled fears some of the team’s key stars might miss Monday’s last group game against Republic of Ireland as a result of injury. Dependable midfielder, Halimat Ayinde limped off the pitch with what looked like an ankle problem in the second half of Thursday’s clash against Australia. Right-back … Read more

Falcons too good on counter – Australia’s Catley

Australian defender, Stephanie Catley, has heaped plaudits on the Super Falcons team’s style of play in the wake of their remarkable 3-2 win over. Catley, who led the Aussies in the absence of influential captain Sam Kerr, admitted that the nine-time African champions were devastating with their counter-attacks. According to the game’s statistics, Australia had … Read more

Italian champions, Napoli, have offered Victor Osimhen a new two-year contract extension with a salary worth N6.5bn — €6.5m plus €1m in bonuses. Osimhen, who has two years left on his contract at Napoli, had demanded a salary of €7m annually to extend his current deal with the Italian champions, who are keen to tie … Read more