Things we learnt vs Burundi – Juwon

My take from the game on Saturday, It isn’t ideal to judge a team based on its first game in a tournament of such magnitude, but three points gained against debutants isn’t such a bad thing. Not forgetting that Burundi had a very impressive run during the qualifying rounds. Goalkeeping position is

Nigeria’s 23-man AFCON squad lands in Ismailia

Nigeria’s hopefuls for glory at the 32Africa Cup of Nations finals landed in the city of Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday evening, 12 days to the kick-off of the championship.   After Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr cut Leicester City of England forward Kelechi Iheanacho and Rotherham United midfielder Oluwasemilogo Ajayi from the earlier roster

CAF Orders Champions League Final To Be Replayed

The Confederation Of African Football (CAF) has ordered the abandoned second leg of the CAF Champions League Final between Wydad Casablanca and Esperance of Tunis to be replayed at a neutral venue., A decision that was made only five days after Esperance were proclaimed Champions. The final between both sides was

Sadio Mane Headlines Senegal 23 Man List For AFCON

Senegal football team’s coach Aliou Cissé has named his squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations scheduled to begin later this month in Egypt. While the squad boasts of some big-name players who are contracted to teams in top European leagues, other stars have been left out of the squad. Among

Algeria Name Final AFCON Squad

The Desert Foxes of Algeria gaffer, Djamel Belmadi has released a list of 23 players to represent the nation for the 2009 African Nations Cup and as reported, Hicham Boudaoui who plays for Algiers Paradou club in Algeria remains the only local player invited. Djamel Belmadi strung a few surprises on