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A previous match between Algeria and Super Eagles of Nigeria

AFCON 2019: How Nigeria and Algeria have fared in past encounters

Nigeria has won eight of the previous encounters while Algeria won seven, with five drawn.

2019 AFCON: Iwobi in motion [Photo: https://twitter.com/CAF_Online]

Nigeria 1-0 Burundi (Player Ratings): Aina catches the eye with quality performance

Nigeria’s Super Eagles won their first match of the Nations Cup on Saturday.

Super Falcons

Women’s World Cup: Five things Super Falcons need do to beat Germany

In order to have a chance against the two-time world champions, the team must replicate all the good things they did against France and South Korea

AFCON

11 players to watch at AFCON 2019

Salah’s Liverpool team-mate, Mane, leads a generation of talented Senegalese players.

Super Eagles starting XI - PREMIUM TIMES

Rivalries, veterans and group matches to watch as AFCON kicks off

Egypt meet Zimbabwe in the opening match of the competition.

Nigeria vs France in the Women World Cup

France 2019: VAR takes and gives at Women’s World Cup

…We must remember that laws are made so that existence does not become chaotic…

Relegation: How Remo Stars failed again

Analysts fault the sacking of the coach that took the club back to NPFL.

Super Eagles starting XI agianst Seychelles PHOTO CREDIT PREMIUM TIMES

Five lessons for Super Eagles from Three Lions

In choosing his final 23, Rohr must recognise the fact that teams win tournaments, not just the first 11.

Flying Eagles

Why Nigeria has not won FIFA U-20 World Cup

Lessons have largely gone unlearned for the Nigeria Football Federation and her administrators.

Gyan-Pam winners

Our secret to conquering Nigerian marathon – Couple who won male, female categories

The Nigerian couple got married two weeks before the 10km marathon competition.

Liverpool player, Mohammed Salah. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Conversation]

What to expect from biggest ever Africa Cup of Nations tournament

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, popularly known as Afcon, is the biennial championship in which Africa’s top men’s teams compete for the gold-plated African Nation Cup trophy

INTERVIEW: No more home advantage in Nigerian League – Enyimba defender Ifeanyi Anaemena

The footballer says officiating has improved in Nigerian football.

A former Nigeria U-20 coach, John Obuh. [PHOTO CREDIT: Kickoff.com]

INTERVIEW: What I expect from Nigeria at FIFA U20 World Cup – Ex Flying Eagles Coach

The ex-coach speaks on why he thinks an African team may win the prestigious cup this time around.

FIFA World Cup Trophy

FIFA U-20 World Cup: 504 players to compete for honours

The tournament holds from May 23 to June 15 in Poland.

Serena Williams

Serena withdraws from Italian Open with knee injury

The 37-year-old American world number 11 was due to face sister, Venus.

Divock Origi. [PHOTO CREDIT: CBS Sports]

Origi: The Liverpool prodigal son has finally come good

“Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino were injured but Origi stood tall and delivered.”

Stoke City sign Super Eagles midfielder, Etebo

Fans ‘beg’ Etebo after winning Stoke City Award

Some have interpreted Etebo’s appreciation message as a valedictory speech.

Caster Semenya of South Africa from Team Africa in action during Mixed 4x400m Relay at the IAAF Continental Cup in Ostrava, Czech Republic, 09 September 2018. EPA-EFE/MARTIN DIVISEK

Caster Semenya: how much testosterone is too much for a female athlete?

Semenya felt that the IAAF was targeting her, specifically. She took her case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), but the court rejected the 28-year-old athlete’s challenge against the IAAF’s new rules.

Samuel Chukwueze . [PHOTO CREDIT: @LaLigaEn]

The Rise of Chukwueze: Is this Nigeria’s next superstar?

Fans have been raving over the performance of the youngster in his first year in La Liga.

Tottenham v Man. City [Photo: Channel 24]

Tottenham v Man. City: Why stumble could be in the offing

All indices suggest City will get the better of Tottenham on Tuesday at the new White Hart Lane.

Super Eagles striker Paul Onuachu in action PHOTO CREDIT PREMIUM TIMES

Nigeria 1-0 Egypt: Five things learnt as Super Eagles end 29-year jinx

The last time the Super Eagles beat Egypt was on March 5, 1990.

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel

Cheering Middlesbrough fans sing Mikel’s praise as ‘African Zidane’

The official website of Middlesbrough has described Mikel as the ‘Rolls Royce midfielder’.

UEFA Champions League Trophy

The Champions League is back and United are favourites

PSG are hampered with injuries to Neymar, Edinson Cavani, and Thomas Meunier.

Ola Aina was the winner for Torino [Torino]

Nigerians Abroad: Aina nets first goal, Iwobi equals last season’s tally

Former Arsenal youngster, Akpom scores against Olympiacos

Pep Guardiola, Maurizio Sarri {Photo: FOX Sports Asia}

Man. City v Chelsea Preview: Which Argentine striker will come tops?

Chelsea’s serial slayer, Sergio Aguero, is in good form and has scored 12 goals in 17 against the Blues