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Benin coach Dussuyer concedes Nigeria superiority after Afcon qualifiers defeat

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Benin coach Dussuyer concedes Nigeria superiority after Afcon qualifiers defeat

The Republic of Benin coach has admitted the superiority of Nigeria to his side following their 2-1 defeat in Wednesday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game. The Squirrels raced into an early lead before the Super Eagles came from behind through Victor Osimhen and Samuel Kalu to clinch maximum points in Uyo. Nigeria are 47 places above Benin on the…

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Afcon qualification: Cameroon held by Cape Verde at home

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Afcon qualification: Cameroon held by Cape Verde at home

Cameroon kicked off their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with a goalless Group F draw against Cape Verde Islands at the Stade Omnisport Ahmadou Ahidjo on Wednesday.  It was new Portuguese coach Toni Conceicao’s first competitive match in charge of the Indomitable Lions after replacing Clarence Seedorf. Cameroon got into this match having played…

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The palanca-negra-gigante yesterday evening got stung by the Scorpions

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The palanca-negra-gigante yesterday evening got stung by the Scorpions

It was a moment of solace yesterday evening for the Gambia football fans after they won Angola by 3 goals to 1 in the AFCON qualifiers in Luanda. The Scorpions who not long ago suffered a back to back defeat in the hands the Palanca negra gigante during the world cup qualifiers for Qatar 2022,…

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Sierra Leone’s Kei Kamara quits international football

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Sierra Leone’s Kei Kamara quits international football

By Mohamed Fajah Barrie BBC Sport, Sierra Leone Sierra Leone striker Kei Kamara has retired from international football with immediate effect because he is unhappy with issues relating to the national team. The 35-year-old, who plays for MLS side Colorado Rapids, took the decision on the eve of Sierra Leone’s opening 2021 Africa Cup of…

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FIFA announces Arsene Wenger as Chief of Global Football Development

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FIFA announces Arsene Wenger as Chief of Global Football Development

Arsene Wenger has been unveiled today as FIFA’s new Chief of Global Football Development. The illustrious French manager was welcomed by FIFA President Gianni Infantino to the world football governing body’s headquarters in Zurich. Wenger will be chiefly responsible for overseeing and driving the growth and development of the sport for both men and women…

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Cameroon to meet Zambia for women’s Olympic spot

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Cameroon to meet Zambia for women’s Olympic spot

Cameroon and Zambia will play each other in January to decide who will automatically for the women’s football tournament at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The losers of that game will face Chile in a play-off for another place at the Games. Unlike the men’s Olympic football tournament the women’s event is open to full national…

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Dickson Etuhu: Ex-Nigeria player guilty of match-fixing in Sweden

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Dickson Etuhu: Ex-Nigeria player guilty of match-fixing in Sweden

Former Nigeria international Dickson Etuhu has been found guilty of attempted match-fixing by a Swedish appeals court. The Court of Appeals in Stockholm said in a release on Wednesday said that it was clear that Etuhu and an unnamed former player tried to influence AIK keeper Kyriakos “Kenny” Stamatopoulos to fix a match in Sweden’s…

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Algeria target Zambia scalp

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Algeria target Zambia scalp

Algeria will face Zambia in their opening 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualification Group H match at the Mustapha Tchaker Stadium in Blida on Thursday. Kick-off is at 9:00 pm CAT. The reigning Afcon champions are hoping to start their qualifying campaign with a victory and go on to make their 19th appearance in…

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Sierra Leone’s Kei Kamara quits international football

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Sierra Leone’s Kei Kamara quits international football

Sierra Leone striker Kei Kamara has retired from international football with immediate effect because he is unhappy with issues relating to the national team. The 35-year-old, who plays for MLS side Colorado Rapids, took the decision on the eve of Sierra Leone’s opening 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Lesotho. He was one of…

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What Eric Bailly will need to do to resurrect his Manchester United career

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What Eric Bailly will need to do to resurrect his Manchester United career

It has been a long road to recovery for Eric Bailly at Manchester United. An encouraging end to last season was ended prematurely by injury, before a three match cameo in pre-season was ended abruptly in the sweltering heat of Shangahi. The Ivory Coast international has missed the entire campaign so far having sustained a serious knee injury…

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