Nigeria’s Super Falcons will be missing from the football events at the 2016 Olympic games, after losing 1-2 to Equatorial Guinea in a qualifier match. The team on Sunday evening in Bata failed to hold onto an early goal lead.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick, has urged the Super Falcons and the national under-23 men’s team to give the country a good representation as both teams leave for crucial games in the race to the 2016 Olympic Games. Pinnick, who met the Falcons at the Murtala Muhammed
Nigeria’s President-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, ahead of the handover of government on May 29, hosted some foreign envoys whose countries are seeking stronger ties with Nigeria. The delegation of envoys who met with Gen Buhari at the Defence House in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) include the Ambassadors from
African Cup of Nations hosts Equatorial Guinea have been handed a $100,000 fine after fan violence in the semi-final match against Ghana. 36 people were injured after the Ghana supporters were attacked by their opposites.
Ghana becomes the first team to reach the AFCON Final on nine occasions going ahead of Egypt who reached the final eight times The post AFCON 2015: Crowd disturbances mar semifinal game as Ghana scale through appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The qualifying round of the quarter-final of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) last Saturday went on smoothly with the Tunisian team taking a lead over the host nation until the 93rd minute when the referee gave a time penalty stoppage. This enabled an advantaged Equatorial Guinea to continue playing the game and
Host nation for the African Nations Cup, Equatorial Guinea that played against Burkina Faso in the Group A match on Wednesday were locked in a stalemate. The final minute of the finishing session of the game was locked in a fruitless 0 – 0 draw. Both teams had slogged it out intensely
The result means Congo are now without a win in 13 Nations Cup matches, a run that stretches back to 1974. The post AFCON 2015: Equatorial Guinea, Congo share spoils appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.