Uganda facing cash crisis ahead of Nations Cup

Uganda National team The Uganda Cranes are facing a financial crisis as they embark on their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations campaign in Gabon – their first appearance at the finals in 39 years. Decolas Kiiza, the Uganda Football Association’s head of Finance, told BBC Sport they are still waiting for a cash-advance which the…

Aubameyang leads Gabon to Nations Cup

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leads the cast for Gabon as the hosts became the first team to name their final 2017 Africa Cup of Nations squad. The team captain and Borussia Dortmund star will lead the home players out for the opening game of the tournament against debutants Guinea-Bissau on 14 January in Libreville. Gabon…

Falcons coach, Omagbemi calls for more women competitions in Africa

Head coach of Nigeria’s women senior national team, Florence Omagbemi, has said African teams will do better in international tournaments, if CAF provides more competitions for clubs and national sides. Omagbemi made history, by becoming the second woman, to win the African Women Cup of Nations as a player and coach, after the Super Falcons…

Falcons beat Cameroon to win African Womens Nations Cup

Falcons celebrating their win The Nigerian Super Falcons have won the 2016 African Womens Nation Cup after defeating Cameroon 1-0 in Yaounde. Nigeria won the 2016 women’s Africa Cup of Nations for an eighth time after a 1-0 win over hosts Cameroon in front of a capacity 40,000 crowd in Yaounde. A late goal from…

Eagles confront Pinnick on outstanding allowances

Players of the Super Eagles Wednesday demanded to know when their outstanding allowances and bonuses from previous Nations Cup matches would be settled. NFF President, Amaju Pinnick had visited the team’s Bolton White Apartment Hotel, but he was surprised when the players confronted him to know when their allowances, bonuses and return tickets funds will…

Friendly: Super Eagles thrash Akwa United FC 3-0

The Super Eagles on Wednesday thrashed Akwa United of Uyo, 3-0 in a friendly match to prepare the national team for the Nations Cup qualifying match against Tanzania. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigeria/Tanzania match would be played on Saturday at the Godswill Akpabio International stadium, Uyo. The friendly was played…

Super Eagles thrash Akwa United FC 3-0 in friendly

The Super Eagles on Wednesday thrashed Akwa United of Uyo, 3-0 in a friendly match to prepare the national team for the Nations Cup qualifying match against Tanzania. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigeria/Tanzania match would be played on Saturday at the Godswill Akpabio International stadium, Uyo. The friendly was played…