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Analyzing Nigeria’s 2018 World Cup Group

Finally the group has been drawn, the fixtures has been arranged and hence the analysis shall begin. On the first of December, the Super Eagles of Nigeria were drawn to face Argentina, Iceland and Croatia in Group D at the 2018...
Morocco AFCON 2019

What We Learned from the 2019 AFCON Round of 16 Matches

The Round of 16 matches of the 2019 AFCON in Egypt has been completed. Eight teams advanced to the quarterfinals while eight were eliminated. Benin, Senegal, Nigeria, South Africa, Madagascar, Algeria, Ivory Coast and Tunisia will compete for a...
Things we learned from Nigeria vs Burundi

AFCON 2019: 5 Things We Learned from Nigeria vs. Burundi

Nigeria required a 77th-minute goal from substitute and striker Odion Ighalo to seal a narrow 1-0 win over a resilient Burundi side. The Burundian national team was playing their first-ever match at the Africa Cup of Nations, and they...
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5 Things Nigeria Must Do Before The 2018 World Cup in Russia

A seemingly impossible feat has been achieved, the Super Eagles of Nigeria has auccesfully qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Funny how things changed, When the group draws were drawn two years ago, the Super Eagles...
Plateau United

The Amazing Statistics Behind Plateau United’s NPFL 2017 Win

Unlike what many expected at the beginning of thr NPFL season, Plateau State ended up winning the Nigerian Professional Football League in 2017. Becoming the second team from Jos to win the prestigious trophy after Mighty Jets in 1972. After...
Nigeria vs. Cameroon AFCON 2019 match

5 Talking Points from Nigeria vs. Cameroon AFCON 2019 Match

The Super Eagles of Nigeria showed admirable fighting spirit against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon by staging a stunning comeback in their AFCON 2019 round of 16 clashes at the Alexandria Stadium. With the victory, the Eagles silenced critics...
Facts about the 2019 AFCON in Egypt

15 Quick Facts About the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt

The 2019 AFCON kicked off two days ago, and the excitement is already buzzing. The African Cup of Nations is known for its drama, remarkable matches and memorable matches. Here are 15 quick facts about the tournament. (1) This is the...
Who will win the NPFL 2017

Who will win the NPFL 2017 Season?

With barely five matches to go before the Nigerian Professional Football League ends, we look at the top teams and their chances of winning the Nigerian League title. And with current champions Enugu Rangers, 16 points behind current table...
Nigeria vs. Algeria AFCON 2019 match

Nigeria vs. Algeria AFCON 2019 Match: 5 Talking Points

The Desert Foxes of Algeria continued their march towards the 2019 TOTAL AFCON title by knocking out the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the Semifinals. A sensational Riyadh Mahrez free kick in stoppage time broke the hearts of the...
NPFL 2019 season

All You Need to Know About The NPFL 2019 Season

After a prolonged break that lasted seven months the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) will kick off on Sunday, January 13. The League Management Company has decided that the 2018/19 NPFL season of the Nigeria Professional Football League on Sunday....