How Super Eagles caged Ivorian Yaya Toure
Nigeria had the perfect tactical plan to see off the threat of highly-fancied Cote d’Ivoire in their African Nations Cup quarter-final on Sunday night – allow the reigning African Footballer of the Year, Yaya Toure, little space. John Obi Mikel and Ogenyi Onanzi turned in a master class of how to stymie the influence of […]
Determination gave us victory over Cote d’Ivoire, says Keshi
By Debo Oshundun The Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, said on Sunday that high level discipline and team character were responsible for the 2-1 victory of the team over Cote d’ Ivoire. Keshi, who made the statement at the post-match news conference at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium, said the Eagles showed determination to win. “I […]
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 […]
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]
Mikel cleared for Cote d’ Ivoire, relishes midfield battle against Yaya Toure
The Chelsea midfielder said he is ready for the game.
Osaze opens up on failed transfer to QPR, suspension by West Brom
The Nigerian striker wanted to force a move to QPR.
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 […]
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.
Nigeria National League matches postponed for Super Eagles
The matches to be played on Sunday have been postponed.
AFCON 2013: Cote d’ Ivoire, Togo complete quarter-finalists roster
Togo and Cote d’ Ivoire qualify for AFCON quarter finals
AfCON 2013: Eagles scrape through to quarter-final as Zambia crash out
Nigeria manages a win in the match against Ethiopia.
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 […]
‘Keshi is not a Cup of Nation’s failure,’ NFF says
Keshi has won games at AFCON, NFF says.
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]
Egyptian referee in charge of Nigeria-Zambia match sacked
The referee gave some controversial decisions in the game.
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 […]