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Pillars intensify search for Messiah

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Ahead of the 2022/2023 Nigeria League season, Kano Pillars are set to announce the appointment of a new coach. The Sai Masu Gida suffered relegation from the Nigeria Professional Football League last season after finishing in the bottom four. The relegation...

Kwara United 3-1 Berkane: Harmony Boys player ratings in salivating comeback victory

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The hosts looked on their way to suffering a loss when Cheick Ouattara put the visitors ahead. However, the introduction of Ayobami Junior helped United restore order to claim a comfortable and deserved victory. Berkane started the game brightly and...

“It is five months since AFCON and we are yet to get any alert”...

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One of the best kept secrets in Nigeria football is now public after four players of the Super Eagles informed award winning whatsapp platform, NSM Media, that the Nigeria football federation NFF, is yet to pay them a dime...

Eid-ul Fitr: We send our wishes to you all

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Futbalgalore.com.ng wishes our readers and customers a blessed Eid-ul Fitr. This is also to the many muslim coaches, administrators and footballers in the country. We have a tall list-both home and abroad-who are celebrating the feast today, 02 May 2022. The celebration...

Chukwueze & Ndidi missing as Moses Simon makes AFCON best XI based on stats

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Moses Simon's impressive statistics earned him a place in 90 min's ideal AFCON best eleven following the end of the tournament in Cameroon. Nigeria crashed out of the competition at round of 16, but the Nantes player was a shining...

AFCON Team Of The Tournament: Super Eagles Players Snubbed

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What a thrilling tournament that was. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have now announced the Team of the Tournament for AFCON 2021. There was no Super Eagles player listed in the team of the tournament. Senegal are the champions of...

AFCON 2021: Super Eagles’ group opponent Egypt suffer penalty shootouts horror to Senegal

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Senegal have been crowned African champions for the first time in their history after prevailing in a penalty shootout against Egypt in Yaoundé. Egypt reached the AFCON final after beating hosts Cameroon 3-1 in the semi-final to book a spot...

AFCON 2021: Super Eagles’ Group Opponent Egypt Zoom To Final

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The Egyptian national team have beaten Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) hosts Cameroon to reach the final of the tournament. Egypt reached their 16th AFCON semi-finals, to become the team with the most semi-finals appearances in the tournament’s history. They lost...

The Africa Cup of Nations is a very strong competition between strong teams including...

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Former Al Ahly manager Jose Peseiro recalled his time with the Red Devils while sharing his thoughts on Egypt journey in the Africa Cup of Nations. Peseiro took charge of Al Ahly back in 2016, but he quickly parted ways...

AFCON 2021: As Super Eagles fans continue to lick their wounds, Mane inspires Senegal...

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Despite the elimination of Nigeria, there was still something to cheer in Cameroon as Sadio Mané set up one goal and scored the last one as Senegal beat Burkina Faso 3-1 Wednesday to reach its second successive African Cup...

AFCON 2021: Revenge on the radar of Egypt in difficult task with Cameroon

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With the Africa Cup of Nations drawing to a close, the two most successful sides in the history of the tournament go head to head for a place in the final when host nation Cameroon take on Egypt at...

AFCON 2021: Nigeria were best team in the group-stages, but got knocked out early...

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Egypt skipper & MOTM Mohamed Salah has expressed his delight following the Pharaohs’ 2-1 victory over Morocco in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. Despite going a goal down against Morocco, the Pharaohs have managed to make it to the...

AFCON 2021: We are happy that Tunisia got bundled out by Burkina Faso –...

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It was jubilation galore in Garuoa as Burkina Faso eliminated Tunisia at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) quarter final on Saturday night. The Carthage Eagles defeated Nigeria 1-0 at second round to set up the meeting with Burkina...

AFCON 2021: Burkina Faso eliminate Super Eagles conquerors Tunisia in Garoua

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Burkina Faso advanced to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations as they defeated Tunisia 1-0 in an end-to-end encounter in Garoua. The Carthage Eagles defeated Nigeria 1-0 at second round to set up the meeting with Burkina Faso. After...

AFCON 2021: Ekambi at the double as Indomitable Lions feast on Scorpions

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CAMEROON reached the semi-finals of AFCON 2021 thanks to Karl Toko Ekambi's brace in a 2-0 win over Gambia on Saturday. The hosts dominated the first half, creating nine efforts on goal, with dangerman Vincent Aboubakar having a header well...

AFCON 2021: Fresh from eliminating Nigeria, Tunisia square off with Burkina Faso

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Fresh off the back of eliminating tournament favourites Nigeria, Tunisia square off against Burkina Faso for a place in the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations at the Roumde Adjia Stadium on Saturday. This will be the first meeting...

AFCON 2021: Gambia look to gallop into semifinals

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Gambia will look to continue their fairytale run at the Africa Cup of Nations when they face tournament hosts Cameroon in a quarterfinal at the Japoma Stadium in Douala on the evening of Saturday 29 January 2022, kick-off at...

AFCON 2021: I made over 3 million CFA due to the presence of Super...

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Cameroonians are already lamenting the ouster of Nigeria from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Futbalgalore.com.ng reports. The Super Eagles surprisingly crashed out of the tournament at the round of 16 after suffering a 1-0 defeat against Tunisia at...

AFCON 2021: After Super Eagles painful ouster, Garoua streets deserted

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The people of Garoua are yet to come to terms with the elimination of Nigeria from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Futbalgalore.com.ng reports. Despite winning three games at group stage, the Super Eagles failed to rise up to...

World Cup Qualifiers: I think Eguavoen should be allowed to continue with the Super...

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Former Nigeria coach, Christian Chukwu, is calling for an immediate appointment of a new new coach for the national team before the World Cup qualifier against Ghana in March. The Super Eagles were draw against the Black Stars in the...

Aribo is one of our most important players – Sakala

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Fashion Sakala admits Joe Aribo's return to Rangers is a major boost. The 25-year-old arrived back on Tuesday after Nigeria were knocked out the African Cup of Nations by Tunisia. Aribo has been the Light Blues' standout player this season and...

FCT SWAN Partners ANFASSC for WC Playoffs

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Authentic Nigeria Football and Allied Supporters Club and Sports Writers Association, SWAN FCT have entered into a partnership to ensure the Super Eagles of Nigeria qualify for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup. The two bodies are working together to...

Augustine Eguavoen: Ministry, NFF Set To Hold Important Meeting

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The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development (FMYSD) and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are to hold an important meeting on Thursday January 27th. This is to review the performance of the Super Eagles at the 2021 Africa Cup...

AFCON 2021: The focus is now on the World Cup play-off

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Captain Ahmed Musa has told thenff.com that though the Super Eagles’ exit from the 33rd Africa Cup of Nations was a hard one for the players, there is no time for any pity-party and the shock has only made...

AFCON 2021: He is still outstanding among other African coaches in the ongoing competition

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Ex-Nigeria coach Christian Chukwu has comforted Augustine Aguavoen and praised his input at AFCON 2021 but warned the Super Eagles not to waste time moaning about their shock exit and must now focus on March’s FIFA World Cup date...

Super Eagles’ Future: Featuring Three Exciting Prospects

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As Nigeria disappointingly bow out of the Africa Cup of Nations, we look at three young players who could change the Super Eagles' fortunes in the coming months. Nigeria's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations campaign is over. Outgoing Manager Augustine...

AFCON 2021: An Underrated Onyekuru Could Have Rescued Super Eagles

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The disappointing ouster of Super Eagles by Tunisia at Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) left the whole country moody and devastated. There are still instances to look into to correct from and look forward to a better outcome next...

AFCON 2021: Is Vincent Enyeama boots too big to fill?

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At the age of 37, Vincent Enyeama was forced to hang his boots, long before social media obsession became the order of the day in the Super Eagles. We had the finest in Peter Rufai, Nigeria need not wait for...

AFCON 2021: We were just not good enough

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Super Eagles midfielder Joseph Aribo is hurting following Sunday night’s shock AFCON 2021 exit in the last 16 stage of the Cameroon tournament. Tunisia shattered early tournament favourites Nigeria’s dreams when they outwitted a 10-man Super Eagles side to win...

AFCON 2021: We didn’t do enough to win this match

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Jay Jay Okocha says Tunisia out-smarted Nigeria and that there was no leadership in the 10-man Super Eagles team in Sunday’s shock last sixteen loss to The Carthage Eagles. Nigeria’s 100 percent fairy tale run from the group stage ended...