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Pinnick Hails Zenith Bank for AFCON 2019 Ticket

The NFF President, Mr. Amaju Pinnick, has hailed Zenith Bank Plc. for its support towards the qualification of the Super Eagles for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) slated for Cameroon. Pinnick made the remarks at the weekend when he visited the Head Office of the bank. While presenting …

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Super Spurs Thrash Sarri’s Chelsea 3-1

Son and Kane got a goal each in a dominant Spurs performance Tottenham inflicted Maurizio Sarri’s first competitive defeat as Chelsea boss to leapfrog their London rivals into third in the Premier League with a 3-1 win at Wembley that barely reflected Spurs’ dominance. Dele Alli and Harry Kane put …

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Player consoles referee who lost mother

After helping Netherlands level out with Germany in the UEFA Nations League, Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk consoled referee Ovidiu Hategan. “I wished him strength and told him that he officiated well. It’s a small thing, but I hope it helped,” Djik said.

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AFCON 2019: All countries that have qualified so far

Riyad Mahrez’s brace ensured that Algeria qualified for next year’s tournament on Sunday. Guinea, Mauritania and the Ivory Coast also sealed their places. Mahrez scored twice in the opening half hour as Algeria raced into a three-goal lead away against Togo, before eventually winning 4-1 to seal top place in …

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Nigeria Qualifies for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Three-time champions Nigeria flew majestically back to the biggest football houseparty on the continent after being held 1-1 by South Africa in Johannesburg on Saturday. It was certainly not one of the classics, but the result meant only one other team in Group E (either Libya or South Africa) could …

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