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Aftermath of Eagles’ failure in AFCON: The smartest thing for Keshi is to….- NFF urges

Keshi and Amaju

Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has been urged not to try to stay in the job after failing to qualify the team for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. Keshi is currently without a contract with the Nigeria Football Federation. And a top NFF official told BBC Sport: “Walking away honourably would be the smartest […]

Kojo faulted Jonathan’s hand in Eagles failiure


— attacks NFF for accepting responsibility for Keshi’s failure Outspoken former head of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Anthony Koj-Williams has blamed President Goodluck Jonathan for the failure of the Super Eagles to qualify for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea President Goodluck Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan Speaking yesterday to Saturday Vanguard […]

Nigeria crashes out of Africa Cup of Nations 2015


Defending champion Nigeria will not defend its Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title in Equatorial Guinea after failing to qualify from Group A. The Super Eagles were held 2-2 by the Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the new Akwa Ibom International Stadium in Uyo, meaning they finished outside of their group’s top two automatic […]

Nigeria 2-2 South Africa: Super Eagles out of Africa Cup of Nations despite comeback


Sone Aluko’s double was not enough to send the reigning champions into next year’s finals, with Congo edging into through behind Bafana Bafana from Group A Nigeria are out of the Africa Cup of Nations 2015 despite coming from behind to hold South Africa to a 2-2 draw at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium in […]

Bafana deny Super Eagles 2015 AFCON ticket


Bafana Bafana, Wednesday night, at the Nest of Champions in Uyo, held Nigeria to a 2-2 draw. Despite this scoreline, Nigeria failed to qualify for 2015 Africa Nations Cup. Tokelo Rantie scored a brace for the Mandela nation while Sone Aluko scored Nigeria’s goals. Congo defeated Sudan 1-0 to join South Africa as the second […]

AFCON Qualifiers: Super Eagles soar in Congo with 2:0

Super Eagles promised a huge sum of money to win against Argentina

The Super Eagles on Saturday showed Champions stuff when they secured a crucial 0-2 win over Congo in their penultimate game of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The Eagles knew they needed not just a win over the Red Devils at Pointe Noire and they gave it their all to secure the needed […]

My destiny not tied to Super Eagles job…I can do without it- says Keshi

Stephen Keshi

Super Eagles head coach Stephen Keshi has shrugged off the issue surrounding his contract extension with the country’s football federation, NFF saying his “destiny” is not tied to the Super Eagles job. The African champions face their Congolese counterparts, the Red Devils, at the Stade Municipal in Pointe-Noire in a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations […]


Akwa Ibom Stadium 4

By Temi

AKWA IBOM STADIUM OPENING: 2 Feared Dead, 20 Injured

The much-awaited opening of the Akwa Ibom International Stadium might have turned into the tragedy, as 2 people feared dead and 20 injured. According to Premium Times reports with reference to the NAN, the incident was caused by the stampede at the inauguration ceremony of the new stadium on November 7. At the current moment […]

A MUST READ: Our really busy President and Keshi’s imposition as Super Eagles coach

Jonathan, Stephen Keshi

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan is a busy man. We have reasons to assume so. The insecurity in the North-East, the turmoil in his party, and debates about how well he has run Nigeria, should fully occupy anyone. Our President is different. In what versed Africans would tag, “scratching for cricket when bearing an elephant,” Dr. Jonathan […]


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