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Kano Pillars football team

Kano Pillars emerge 2019 Federation Cup champions

With the win, Kano Pillars will receive N25 million as prize money.

Athletico Madrid forward, Diego Costa. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Diego Costa]

Diego Costa gets four goals, one red card as Atletico thrash Real Madrid

Atletico Madrid thrashed Real Madrid 7-3.

NIGERIA: Super eagles [PHOTO CREDIT: NFF twitter handle]

FIFA ranking: Nigeria move 12 spots, now 33rd

The movement has now placed Nigeria as the third in Africa behind Senegal and Tunisia, who are 20th and 29th in the world respectively.

Four teams secure promotion to Nigeria Professional Football League

Shooting Stars of Ibadan missed the chance to secure promotion to the NPFL.

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Genort Rohr.

AFCON 2019 Super Eagles Review: Goalkeeping problems and Rohr’s rocking tenure

After missing the last two AFCON tournaments, the Super Eagles arrived in Egypt to reclaim their seat at the table of African football heavyweights.

FIFA Headquarters

FIFA’s African football takeover plan set for court challenge

CAF is in crisis following corruption allegations against its president which he has denied.

Nigerian football pitch used to tell the story.

Nigeria’s Akabueze changes club in Turkey

Akabueze was a member of the Nigerian team that took part in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada.

Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale.

Bale’s agent attacks Zidane amid exit talks

Zidane confirmed that Bale is “very close to leaving” Real Madrid.

Some members of the NANPF Women Affairs Committee with the Surulere Local Govt Chairman Tajudeen Ajide

Players’ union to raise funds for ex-Falconets goalkeeper diagnosed with breast cancer

The players’ union also set up a women footballers’ committee.

FILE PHOTO: Alex Iwobi Reveals Super Eagles Game Plan At Russia 2018 World Cup- The Interview [PHOTO: Brila TV YouTube]

What I’ll do if Arsenal sign Zaha – Iwobi

Arsenal have been linked to Crystal Palace’s Zaha this transfer window.

Nigerian forward, Odion Ighalo.

Ighalo quits Super Eagles, gives reasons

Ighalo was the top scorer in AFCON 2019.

AFCON: Best XI as Odion Ighalo makes team.

AFCON 2019: Ighalo wins top scorer award, makes Best XI

Algeria won the AFCON 2019 by defeating Senegal in the final.

Algeria celebrates

AFCON 2019: Algeria are champions of Africa

The first time Algeria won the African Nations Cup was in 1990 when they hosted.

Riyad Mahrez leads Algeria to Quarter-final

AFCON 2019 final (Live Updates): Algeria battle Senegal for top prize

The two teams faced each other in the group stage and it was the Desert Foxes that prevailed.

The Nigerian team in a group photograp with the SGF, Boss Mustaph at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Int'l Airport, Abuja

AFCON 2019: Super Eagles arrive Nigeria

The players and officials were welcomed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha.

FIFA Headquarters

FIFA ‘taps Nigeria to host 2020 U-20 World Cup’

No African country has ever hosted the event.

Mane and Mahrez. [PHOTO CREDIT: FIFA.com]

Algeria v Senegal: Foxes and Lions tango to be AFCON

Both countries are coached by former national team captains – a plus for the African game.

NFF Chairman and CAF VP, Amaju Pinnick

Nigeria’s Amaju Pinnick no longer CAF Vice President

The decision was reached as CAF held its Executive Committee meeting in Cairo on Thursday.

Nigerian Midfielder, Mikel Obi.

Mikel quits Super Eagles

The 32-year old said he was ending his national career in the same country where it started.

Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr

Rohr satisfied with Eagles third place at AFCON 2019

“We are satisfied with the third place. We managed to beat Africa’s second best team.”

Super Eagles of Nigeria after win against Tunisia to get the Bronze medal

Nigeria 1 – 0 Tunisia (Player Ratings): Eagles win eighth AFCON bronze

Awaziem was replaced by Ola Aina, who played down his preferred right-back position.

Super Eagles of Nigeria after win against Tunisia to get the Bronze medal

UPDATED: Nigeria defeat Tunisia to emerge third in AFCON 2019

The Super Eagles defeated the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in the third place match.

AFCON: Super Eagles training alongside its head coach, Gernot Rohr. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of the Super Eagles.]

AFCON 2019: Nigeria, Tunisia set to battle for bronze

Nigeria have never lost a third-place match at the Africa Cup of Nations.

AFCON: Super Eagles training alongside its head coach, Gernot Rohr. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of the Super Eagles.]

Nigeria vs Tunisia: Eagles need a 3rd place consolation

Nigeria has been outrun in five of the six matches played.

seedorf

AFCON 2019: Cameroon sack Seedorf, Kluveirt

Many coaches have lost their jobs after their exit of their teams from Afcon.