Golden Boot Chaser Ighalo Secures Nigeria Afcon Bronze

BY STEVE AYOO  Odion Ighalo's fifth goal of the tournament helped Nigeria finish third at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations as they claimed a 1-0 victory over Tunisia at Al Salam. Ighalo turned home the game's only goal after three minutes to settle the tie which was closely battled. Substitute Samuel Kalu

Eagles Send Gor Packing from Cecafa

BY STEVE AYOO  Kenyan champions Gor Mahia have been eliminated from the Cecafa Kagame Cup after being beaten 2-1 by Zambia's Green Eagles in the quarterfinals. Shadrack Mulungwe fired the winning goal for Eagles in the 69th minute to eliminate Kogalo who were gunning for their first title since 1985. Nicholas Kipkirui put

CAF Expands Women’s Cup of Nations

BY STEVE AYOO  The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the expansion of the Africa Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON) from 8 to 12 teams, effective from the 2020 edition. The biennial tournament has been contested by 8 teams since inception but CAF has added four more teams following an Executive

Afcon 2019: Tunisia vs Nigeria Preview

BY STEVE AYOO  Nigeria boss Gernot Rohr has urged his side to claim the third best team price at the Africa Cup of Nations by beating Tunisia to the second runners-up position. The two losing finalists meet in Al Salam Stadium, Wednesday night in the third-place playoff with money and pride at