AFCON 2021

Sadio Mane has stadium in Senegal named after him after first-ever AFCON title

Sadio Mane has been rewarded for helping Senegal lift its first-ever Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON title in Cameroon The 29-year-old striker, who converted the title-winning penalty as the Teranga Lions overcame Egypt in the final and also scored three goals and set up two more goals. The mayor of his birthplace Sedhiou has now […]

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Senegal President Rewards Players And Coaches With Lands, $87,000 And Titles After Winning AFCON 2021

Aliou Cisse’s men defeated Egypt on penalties on Sunday, February 6, to lift the African showpiece title for the first time ever. Get latest news from Globaltimesng

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Suffering Defeat At The AFCON 2021 Final Is Affecting Salah – Klopp Reveals

The Pharaohs’ captain lost to Reds team-mate Sadio Mane’s Senegal on penalties in Sunday’s final. Get latest news from Globaltimesng

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No Nigerian Player Included As CAF Releases AFCON 2021 Best XI [See Full List]

Senegal star, Sadio Mane and Vincent Aboubakar of Cameroon were announced as top strikers in the 4-4-2 match formation. Get latest news from Globaltimesng

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Oliseh, Eguavoen react to Senegal’s victory at AFCON 2021

Former Nigeria internationals Augustine Eguavoen and Sunday Oliseh have congratulated Senegal on the country’s success at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. The Terangha Lions claimed their first AFCON title after a pulsating 4-2 penalty shoot out win against the Pharaohs of Egypt. The two teams battled to a 0-0 draw after 120 […]

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BREAKING: Senegal wins AFCON 2021

Senegal on Sunday evening won the Cup of Nations for the first time in Cameroon. The Teranga Lions defeated the Pharaoh of Egypt 4-2 on penalties after extra time. Sadio Mane converted the decisive penalty kick that won the West African nation their first taste of victory in Africa football. His club teammate, Mo Salah […]

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AFCON 2021 final: Why Egypt wants match against Senegal moved

Egypt has told the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to move the date of the Africa Cup of Nations final to a different date. The North Africans want the game played on Monday, arguing that they have played more minutes than any other team in the tournament. Egypt defeated Cameroon 3-1 in a penalty shootout […]

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AFCON 2021 final: Liverpool coach issues warning to Salah, Mane

Jurgen Klopp, the head coach of Liverpool, has told Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane that one of them will experience sadness at full-time when Egypt faces Senegal in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final on Sunday in Cameroon. This was said by Klopp at his pre-match news conference prior to Liverpool’s FA Cup […]

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AFCON 2021: Why Egypt knocked us out – Cameroon coach, Conceição

Cameroon coach, António Conceição has explained why his team lost to the Pharaohs’ of Egypt in the second semi-final of the Africa Cup of Nations on Thursday. WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that Egypt defeated the host 3-1 in a penalty shoot out sending the Indomitable Lions into the third-place clash with Burkina Faso on Saturday. […]

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Salah, Mane to clash in AFCON 2021 final as Egypt beat Cameroon on penalties

Mohamed Salah will take on Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane in the Africa Cup of Nations final after Egypt booked their spot with a 3-1 penalty shootout victory over hosts Cameroon. Cameroon had dominated the first half – Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui hitting the post in the pick of the chances – but let the game run away […]

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AFCON 2021: CAF lifts suspension on Olembe Stadium

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has lifted the suspension on Olembe Stadium, Yaounde after it received a report compiled by CAF Safety and Security Department with COCAN in regard to the tragedy that occurred at the stadium last Monday. CAF president, Dr Patrice Motsepe,suspended the stadium temporarily following a stampede which left eight persons […]

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Ighalo leaves Al Shabab after AFCON 2021 snub

Odion Ighalo Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has confirmed his move to Al Hilal from Al Shabab. Ighalo, writing on his verified Twitter page, said: “Thank You @AlShababSaudiFC it was a Pleasure.” The former Watford and Manchester United man has agreed on a deal with Al Hilal until June 2023. The 32-year-old is joining the […]

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Top 8: AFCON 2021 quarter-final power rankings revealed

The quarter-final stage of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, will begin on Saturday evening. WITHIN NIGERIA recalls that the AFCON round of 16 was concluded a few days ago. Cameroon, Senegal, Morocco, Burkina Faso, Tunisia, Gambia, Egypt, and Equatorial Guinea have all qualified for the AFCON quarter-final. Cape Verde, Nigeria, Malawi, Comoros, Guinea, […]

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Silly, Idiotic, Thoughtless – Femi Adesina Blasts Those Who Blamed Buhari’s Call For Super Eagles AFCON Exit

Femi Adesina Nigerians who blamed President Muhammadu Buhari over the loss suffered by the Super Eagles against Tunisia have been lambasted. The special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, Femi Adesina said those spreading such stories are silly and idiotic. Recall that the Super Eagles suffered a shock loss in the hands […]

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AFCON 2021: Six reported dead, several injured in tragic stampede at Cameroon vs Comoros game

Six persons have been reported dead after a crush at Olembe Stadium that hosted Cameroon and Comoros in the Cameroonian capital Yaounde during an Africa Cup of Nations match on Monday. In a video that surfaced online, football fans were seen struggling to get access to the stadium. A Cameroon-based television, CRTV, reported that “half […]

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AFCON 2021: Moses Simon makes promise to Super Eagles fans

Moses Simon, a Nigerian winger, has told Super Eagles supporters that the squad would return stronger after their surprising exit from the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Cameroon. Nigeria was knocked out of the AFCON round of 16 on Sunday night after losing 1-0 to Tunisia. Tunisia advanced to the AFCON quarter-finals […]

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Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi returns to Ghana for vacation 

– Advertisement – Ghanaian-English footballer Callum Hudson-Odoi has returned to Ghana for vacation as part of his midseason break. The last time the Chelsea forward was in Ghana, he met President Akufo-Addo where he was encouraged to accept the long proposal to join the Black Stars. Callum Hudson-Odoi who was originally born to a Ghanaian […]

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AFCON 2021: Iwobi Banned For Nigeria’s 2022 World Cup Playoff Against Ghana

Iwobi, who came on as a substitute in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 fixture, was sent off for a stamp.   Alex Iwobi Alex Iwobi, the Nigerian footballer and Everton forward, will be unavailable for Nigeria when they take on Ghana for a place at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. […]

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Austin Eguavoen’s children praise him on Twitter after Super Eagles AFCON defeat to Tunisia

Following Nigeria’s unexpected fallout at the ongoing AFCON 2021 cup, Super Eagles’ coach, Austin Eguavoen’s children have taken to Twitter to praise him Eguavoen led the Super Eagles team to the African Cup of Nation, where they crashed out following their 1-0 defeat to Tunisia last Sunday. The Super Eagles Coach’s children stated that they are proud […]

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Disappointed Nigerians descend on Super Eagles goal keeper Maduka Okoye’s Instagram page after Nigeria crashed out of AFCON 2021

Nigerians have reacted after the Super Eagles were eliminated from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations following a 1 – 0 defeat by Tunisia in the Round of 16. While some are blaiming interim coach, Austin Eguavoen for the loss, others are dragging super Eagles goal keeper, Maduka Okoye for failing to stop the only […]

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