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Ex Eagles star Okey Isima dies at 56

Posted ago by Pius

Former Rangers International FC of Enugu and Green Eagles of Nigeria defender, Okey Isima, is dead. The ex footballer turned engineer died in Abuja yesterday Monday February 18th after a brief illness. He was 56. Okey Isima was a member …

Two Nigerian journalist brutalised by South African police

Posted ago by Pius

Two Nigerian journalists covering the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) were kicked, dragged on the ground, threatened with cocked guns and forcibly detained for two hours by officers of the South African police in Johannesburg on Tuesday afternoon. Debo …

Mike Adenuga donates $1million to Super Eagles, $200k to Keshi

Posted ago by Pius

Billionaire businessman, Mike Adenuga yesterday donated 1million dollars to the Super Eagles for winning the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations. He also made a special donation of $200, 000 to coach Stephen Keshi. Adenuga also promised to take over the …

D’banj with Super Eagles players after the AFCON win

Posted ago by Pius

 

Victor Moses Tweets after AFCON win

Posted ago by Pius

Victor Moses was phenomenal in the tournament. Kanu is his mentor. Up Super Eagles!!!

Stallions Race Ahead Of Black Stars To Meet Nigeria In Afcon Final.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Burkina Faso are in the final of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations after beating Ghana 3-2 on penalties.

Super Eagles Swoop To Afcon Final.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

A day of destiny gently turned into a day of providence for the Super Eagles as they utterly outclassed Mali in the Afcon’s first semi-final. The Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban was the venue for a famous occasion in Nigeria’s …

Pitroipa Hits Extra-Time Winner.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Unfancied Burkina Faso will play an African Nations Cup semi-final outside their own country for the first time following an extra-time win over Togo in Nelspruit. Jonathan Pitroipa headed in the only goal of an otherwise tedious contest seconds before …

Super Eagles Soar Into Semis.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Full time! Nigeria are through to the semi-final!! Depite being underdogs before the match, The Super Eagles progress! Emanuel Emenike and Sunday Mba both scored to cancel out Cheikh Tiote’s heded equaliser. The Africa Cup of Nations favourites are out!

Host Nations Dreams End With Three Spot Kick Misses.

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

South Africa started the game with midfielder Reneilwe Letsholonyane replacing striker Katlego Mphela, to protect the hosts defence which wasn’t as loose as it was against Morocco. The stronger midfield was also to counter a strong Mali midfield that included …