The Super Eagles of Nigeria soared into the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) quarterfinals on Saturday night after a dominant 2-0 victory over arch-rivals Cameroon. Ademola Lookman emerged as the hero of the hour, bagging a brace that sent the Indomitable Lions packing. Lookman opened the scoring for Nigeria in the 26th minute, sending a wave of excitement through ...

West Africa’s football giants, Nigeria and Cameroon, lock horns in a mouthwatering 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Round of 16 clash tonight at the Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny. Kick-off is scheduled for 8pm GMT. Nigeria, riding a remarkable streak of 15 consecutive knockout stage qualifications, finished runners-up in Group A with a solid seven points. Their defensive prowess (conceding only ...

Nigeria striker Moses Simon has expressed confidence and a focused mind set ahead of their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) round of 16 clash against Cameroon on Saturday, January 26. The match, scheduled for an 8pm kick-off, promises to be a fiery encounter between two familiar rivals. “We feel good,” Moses Simon declared at the pre-match press conference, emphasizing ...

Defending champions Senegal booked their place in the last 16 of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-1 win over Cameroon in Group C. Ismaila Sarr put Senegal in front in the 16th minute and Habib Diallo made it 2-0 midway through the second half. Jean-Charles Castelletto headed in to pull one back with seven minutes remaining to ...

Cameroon have arranged two friendly matches in South Korea as Africa’s five World Cup qualifiers finalise their preparations for Qatar. The Indomitable Lions will face Uzbekistan on 23 September and South Korea four days later in Seoul. The venues for the matches is Goyang stadium. Cameroon have been drawn alongside Brazil, Serbia and Switzerland in Group G and Senegal, who ...

In response to the complaint lodged by the Algeria FA with the FIFA Referees Committee concerning the Algeria – Cameroon play-off return match of March 29, 2022 qualifying for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, the Algerian Football Federation (FAF) has responded to their complaint In a letter sent to FAF on May 06, 2022, by the commission reads “We ...

Asante Kotoko attacker Frank Etouga Mbella has finally surpassed Eric Bekoe’s 17goals in a calendar year record for the porcupine warriors. The Cameroonian forward scored at the Red Bull arena on Saturday as Asante Kotoko returned to their winning ways with a 1-0 victory over WAFA after two consecutive defeats. Mbella now have 18 league goals after matchday 27 of ...

Age cheating is a common practice in African football to an extent that players in amateur leagues are known to have two ages. Age fabrication also allows an older player to enter in youth competitions. FIFA says that “over-age players have been wrongly entered into various youth competitions, often benefiting from an unfair advantage due to their greater physical maturity ...

Two months after the closing ceremony of the 33rd edition of the African Cup of Nations Football played in Cameroon, the buses purchased for the transport of the National teams and delegations that took part in AFCON 2021 remain untraceable according to the Cameroonian daily L’Anecdote. Of the 90 buses put into circulation for the occasion, only that of the ...

The five African countries that have qualified for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ will know their fate today, 01 April 2022 at the Final Draw in Doha, Qatar.  All the 32 sides that will be involved in the tournament will be drawn into eight groups of four for the tournament that will be played in November and December 2022.  ...

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