Home / Tag Archives: U-23 AFCON

Tag Archives: U-23 AFCON

November, 2019

  • 16 November

    U-23 AFCON: Nigeria Crash Out After Draw Against South Africa

    Holders Nigeria have crashed out of this year’s CAF U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, after they played 0-0 against South Africa in their final Group B game on Friday. The Nigerian U-23 Eagles needed the three points to guarantee qualification into the semi-final but could only settle for …

  • 13 November

    U-23 AFCON: Nigeria Bounce Back To Beat Zambia

    Nigeria got their U-23 AFCON back on track as they came beat Zambia 3-1 in a comeback win in their second Group B game on Tuesday. The game saw skipper Azubuike Okechukwu and Taiwo Awoniyi feature for Nigeria after missing the first game against Cote d’Ivoire due to club assignments. …

  • 11 November

    U-23 AFCON: Olympic Eagles Get Okechukwu Boost Ahead Of Zambia Clash

    Nigeria Olympic Eagles captain Azubuike Okechukwu arrived the team’s camp on Monday morning ahead of their Tuesday important Group B clash against Zambia at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Okechukwu who plays for Turkish club Istanbul Başakşehir missed the team’s opening game against the Ivorians after his club …

October, 2019

  • 31 October

    Awoniyi, Nwakali Make 21-Man Squad For U-23 AFCON

    Taiwo Awoniyi, Kelechi Nwakali and Azubuike Ikechukwu are among the official 21-man squad for the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.   The list was published on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) verified Twitter handle on Thursday.   Read Also:Liverpool Threaten To Pull Out Of Carabao Cup   …

  • 2 October

    U-23 AFCON: Nigeria To Face Cote d’Ivoire, South Africa, Zambia

      Champions, Nigeria, have been drawn against Cote d’Ivoire, South Africa and Zambia in Group B of the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.   The draw was held at the Haramlek Palace of Montaza Complex in Alexandria, Egypt.   Read Also: Europa: Pogba Out Of Manchester United-AZ Alkmaar …

September, 2019

  • 10 September

    Nigeria Thrash Sudan, Pick U-23 AFCON Ticket

    Nigeria have qualified for the 2019 CAF U-23 Africa Cup of Nations, after trouncing Sudan 5-0 in the second-leg final qualifier on Tuesday in Asaba in Delta State. The country’s U-23 Eagles qualified 5-1 on aggregate, after losing the first leg 1-0 in Omdurman last week Thursday. Read Also: Millions Of …

December, 2015

  • 12 December

    U-23 AFCON: Nigeria Survive Algeria Test To Emerge Champions

    Nigeria’s U-23 team defeated their Algerian counterparts in the final match of the Senegal U-23 African Nations Cup at the Leopold Sedar Senghor Stadium, Dakar, on Saturday, to win the trophy. Etebo Oghenekaro’s first half goals were enough to separate the two teams and give Samson Siasia’s boys the African crown for …

  • 11 December

    U-23 AFCON: Dosu Urges Dream Team VI To Beat Algeria

    Olympics Medallist, Joseph Dosu, has urged Dream Team VI to beat Algeria in the finals of the U-23 African Cup of Nations on Saturday. The former goalkeeper said although qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympics was good enough, a win against the North Africans would be an icing on the …

  • 4 December

    U-23 AFCON: Siasia Reveals He Fears Algerian Attack

    Dream Team VI coach, Samson Siasia has expressed his fears that the team’s defence could have a hard time facing Algeria’s strikers. He said the Algerian attackers run riot from every angle and so his team would have to maintain one hundred percent concentration when the teams clash in their …

  • 2 December

    U-23 AFCON: NFF President, Pinnick To Cheer Dream Team Against Egypt

    The president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, will be among the spectators expected to cheer the Dream Team VI, when it plays Egypt on Wednesday at the ongoing Africa Under-23 Nations Cup in Senegal. A statement issued by its Assistant Director of Communications, Ademola Olajire, quoted Mohammed Sanusi, …

WhatsApp Newsbreak