Tag Archives: Africa Cup of Nations

Villareal Confirms Samuel Chukwueze’s Return

Nigerian Forward, Samuel Chukwueze has returned to his Spanish club Villarreal ahead of the 2019-20 season. The winger has teamed up with the rest of Javier Calleja’s squad after helping the Super Eagles finish third in the Africa Cup of Nations The forward was given an extended break after featuring in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, where…

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Nigeria Ease Past South Africa To Land In AFCON 2019 Semi-final

William Troost-Ekong’s late winner sent Nigeria through to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after a tense 2-1 victory over South Africa in Cairo. Samuel Chukwueze fired the Super Eagles ahead in the first half in front of a healthy, largely pro-Nigerian crowd at the 75,000-capacity Cairo International Stadium. But Bongani…

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Tunisia Edge Ghana in AFCON Penalty Shoot-out To Proceed To Quater-finals

Tunisia were not made to pay for an injury-time own goal as they went on to beat Ghana 5-4 on penalties to reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals. Alain Giresse’s side were on the brink of reaching the last eight thanks to Taha Khenissi’s strike in the 73rd minute, but they were denied when Rami Bedoui headed the…

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Nigeria Gets Cameroon In AFCON Round-16, See Complete Fixtures

The Nigerian Super Eagles will face defending champions Cameroon in the Round of 16 of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt on Saturday July 6, 2019. The Super Eagles qualified for the knockout phase after finishing as Group B runners-up following their 2-0 defeat to Madagascar. They now face the Indomitable Lions who booked their place in…

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Ghana Players & Supporters Attacked As They Defeat Equatorial Guinea At AFCON Semi-Final

Ghana booked its place in the Africa Cup of Nations final -but only after Thursday’s semifinal was brought to a halt when Black Stars supporters were forced out of their seats after appearing to be targeted with missiles by Equatorial Guinea fans. In a CNN report, Ghana was leading close to full time 3-0 —…

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