Three of the four semi-finalists (Senegal, Tunisia and Nigeria) are the top ranked teams in Africa – a testament that the best are the ones competing in this West Africa versus North Africa battle for places in next Friday final. These four countries and their fans have earned the right to dream……
It’s almost a year since Super Eagles Captain John Mikel Obi played for Nigeria and the memories of his last appearance brings melancholy of the events that took place at the SM Kirov Stadium in Saint Petersburg with the Super Eagles crashing out of the FIFA World Cup…….
In 31 editions of Africa Cup of Nations, Nigeria has failed to qualify for the continental football showpiece seven times, withdrew from the competition four times, did not enter for qualification twice and was banned from participating in one. The Super Eagles of Nigeria have not failed qualify three times in a row for AFCON […]
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme announced his retirement from professional football yesterday in his club – Wolverhampton Wanderers website. Carl has spent the last year treating acute leukemia, he was diagnosed during the routine pre-season medical check-up in July 2017 and has been receiving treatment. On 23rd June, he informed the public he was […]
With less than a month to the FIFA World Cup in Russia, participating teams are announcing their main list or provisional list for the Mundial and Nigeria is no exception. Yesterday, Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr announced a provisional 30-man list for the World Cup. The list would be trimmed down to the final 23 […]