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Keshi, Eagles on face-saving mission By Rev Innocent Osuoha

The 2013 Africa cup of Nations (AFCON)  commenced yesterday 19th of January and end on the 10th February 2013. The 2010 world cup host nation, South Africa will play host. The Nigeria’s Super Eagles team is playing in group C alongside defending champions Zambia, Burkina Faso and Ethiopia, In all, 16 nations are participating and […]

Heartland prize money slashed

Super 4 winners Heartland only received N275,000, about a quarter of the prize money. The league interim committee of the Super 4 deducted N725,000 from the prize money leaving ‘The Naze Millionaires’ with far less than the price money of N1 million, according to the Heartland head of protocol Tonex Chukwu. The excuse given by […]

Clubs may lose points

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has warned clubs they may face point deductions if their fans are found guilty of racial abuse. The ugly world of racism has reared its head in a number of high profile incidents of late, with the most recent occurrence coming out of Italy when Kevin-Prince Boateng led an AC Milan […]

Eagles tackle Burkina faso tomorrow .Moses hopeful

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will tomorrow play their first match against Burkina Faso at the Mboebena Stadium, in Nelspruit, in the 2013 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, which began in South Africa, yesterday. Nigeria striker Victor Moses is hoping to help the team lift the trophy. The Chelsea hitman told correspondents:”I am confident of a good […]

It will be the most exciting – Views of Sunday Oliseh, former Super Eagles Captain

AFCON 2012 has the potential to be one of the most exciting Africa Cup of Nations in a long while. On 19 January 2013, a spectacular African football tournament kicks off. The world of football will have its sights set on the golden continent, Africa, to see who will emerge as its best. The fact […]

2013 Africa Cup of Nations and expectations of Nigeria By Ogu Macdonald, Esq

Nigeria football followers were delighted on the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) ticket which the Super Eagles secured after losing out in the competition last year. The delight came from the fact that they earned the Nations Cup ticket in an amazing fashion by beating Liberia 6-1 in the second and final qualifying match played […]

The lesson of Chelsea By Sunny Ngwu

The striking events in the popular English football season for 2012 have confirmed that miracles, the will of God and destiny are realities despite the blossoming atheism in Britain and other parts of the western world. They are the scientifically-inexplicable (miraculous) recovery of 23-year old Bolton FC mid-fielder, Congo-born Patrice Muamba  who suffered cardiac arrest […]