Football

We taught Cote d’Ivoire football lesson – NFF

The General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Musa Amadu, said on Sunday that the Super Eagles had taught the Elephants of Cote d’ Ivoire a football lesson. The Super Eagles ousted the Elephants from the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in South Africa. Amadu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in […]

Nigeria’s Emmanuel Emenike is man of the match against Cote d’Ivoire

Emmanuel Emenike, scorer of the opening goal for Nigeria in the 2-1 win against Cote d’Ivoire in Rustenburg on Sunday, has been named Man of the quarter-final Match. The match was at the ongoing 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in South Africa. Emenike’s 41st minute goal gave the Super Eagles a 1-0 lead […]

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Ivorians blame defeat on coach’s inexperience

By Oche Egwa Unnerving silence swept through Abidjan and its neigbouring towns on Sunday as the Super Eagles of Nigeria trashed the highly favoured Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire. The game, which was apparently dominated by the Eagles, ended 2-1. The Eagles clinched the semi-final ticket in a highly technical game that  left Ivorian fans, analysts […]

Supereagles fly into nation’s cup semifinal

The Stephen Keshi handled side will now play Mali in the semi-final. The Nigerian Super Eagles on Sunday shocked bookmakers, trouncing tournament favourites, Ivory Coast 2-1 to advance to the semi final of the Africa Cup of Nations. Goals from Emmanuel Emenike, and home based debutante, Sunday Mba, in both halves, ensured Nigeria moved closer […]

Nigeria vs Cote d’Ivoire – Live Commentaries

Good evening folks! Welcome to Premium Time’s LIVE coverage of the Africa Cup Of Nations quarterfinals clash between Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium. It is a clash of giants of African football. [liveblog] Advertisement

We’re praying for Super Eagles – PDP

Nigeria will play against Cote d’ Ivoire on Sunday Advertisement

Mikel cleared for Cote d’ Ivoire, relishes midfield battle against Yaya Toure

The Chelsea midfielder said he is ready for the game. Advertisement

Osaze opens up on failed transfer to QPR, suspension by West Brom

The Nigerian striker wanted to force a move to QPR. Advertisement

Blacks Stars cautious over clash with giant-killers, Cape Verde

Ghana will start as overwhelming favourites to beat the minnows from Cape Verde when they meet in the African Nations Cup quarter-finals on Saturday but will be wary of being added to a growing list of upset scalps at the tournament. The Black Stars are seeking to reach the semi-finals for a fourth successive tournament […]

Bafana face big test against Mali

After scraping through the group phase, African Nations Cup hosts South Africa now have their destiny in their own hands as they head to the knockout rounds at the weekend. They play Mali at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban, on course to achieve their pre-tournament aim of reaching the semi-finals. Although they won just […]

Didier Drogba in action for Cote d'Ivoire

What Didier Drogba Brings to the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire

Didier Drogba remains an important figure for Cote d’Ivoire, even if he may be used more as an impact player in the later rounds of the competition.  Advertisement

Nigeria National League matches postponed for Super Eagles

The matches to be played on Sunday have been postponed. Advertisement

AFCON 2013: Cote d’ Ivoire, Togo complete quarter-finalists roster

Togo and Cote d’ Ivoire qualify for AFCON quarter finals Advertisement

Flying Eagles lose again to Rangers

The Flying Eagles are preparing for the 2013 African Youth Championship in Oran Advertisement

Ivorian defender rips Eagles apart on twitter

Eboue says Nigeria is no match for Cote d’ Ivoire.  Advertisement

AfCON 2013: Eagles scrape through to quarter-final as Zambia crash out

Nigeria manages a win in the match against Ethiopia. Advertisement

Balotelli moves to Milan

Balotelli will join the Italian Champions. Advertisement

Nigeria vs Ethiopia, final Group C match – Live Commentaries

Historian say one would have to travel 25 years back to find the last time the Super Eagles of Nigeria failed to qualify from group stage matches. Today, with just two points from two matches, the Nigerian side will try to keep their record by beating depleted Ethiopian side or be sent home and make […]

AfCON 2013: Ghana, Mali land in quarter finals

Mali will play South Africa in the quarter final. Advertisement

Eagles in training for Afcon 2013

‘Keshi is not a Cup of Nation’s failure,’ NFF says

Keshi has won games at AFCON, NFF says. Advertisement

Ghana vs Niger, Congo DR vs Mali – Live Updates

Good evening folks! Welcome to Premium Time’s LIVE coverage of the Africa Cup Of Nations clash between Congo DR and Mali at the Durban Stadium. We will also bring you updates from the match between Ghana and Niger going on simultaneously. [liveblog] Advertisement

Egyptian referee in charge of Nigeria-Zambia match sacked

The referee gave some controversial decisions in the game. Advertisement

Afcon 2013: South Africa, Cape Verde through to Quarter Finals

Host South Africa as well as newcomers Cape Verde are through to the quarterfinals of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations after playing their skin out in the last set of matches in Group A. South Africa forced a 2-2 draw against the Atlas Lions of Morocco while Cape Verde shocked Angola 2-1 in Sunday’s […]

History favours Nigeria’s Eagles in win or bust battle in Rustenburg

Historians predict that Nigeria will win its third group stage in the ongoing African Cup of Nations, AFCON 2013. Advertisement

Torres saves Chelsea from Brentford defeat

FA Cup holders, Chelsea trode a close shave to a shock exit from this year’s competition before their much vilified striker, Fernando Torres, got back his scoring boots that forced a 2-2 draw with League One side, Brentford. Though playing in the third-tier of English football, the Bees showed no respect for the Blues, as […]