Ahead of Sunday final 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier match against São Tomé and Príncipe, twenty-three Super Eagles under the supervision of Jose Peseiro held their first training session on Wednesday evening.
Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen has been nominated for the 2023 Ballon d’Or award, becoming one of the few players from the country to have achieved the feat.
World football governing body, FIFA, Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Paris Saint-Germain, have sent birthday greetings to legendary Nigerian captain, the midfield impresario and one of the country’s most gifted players in history, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, who turned 50 yesterday.
A new continental champion will be crowned at the ongoing Algeria 2023 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, U-17 following cup holders, Cameroon’s failure to qualify for the quarterfinals of the competition, which begins tomorrow.
AFCON U-17: Golden Eaglets fight-back to beat South-Africa in five-goal thriller to reach quarter-finals
The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria have advanced to the quarter-finals of the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after beating South Africa on Saturday night.
Ahead of their 2023 AFCON qualifiers against Guinea Bissau on Friday and March 27, all the 23 Super Eagles players invited for the double-header have arrived after Napoli’s Victor Osimhen and Villarreal attacker Samuel Chukwueze hit the camp on Tuesday night.
The Nigeria U-17 team have secured the twin target of qualifying for the final stage of the WAFU B U-17 championship as well as a qualification ticket to next year’s African U-17 championship billed for Algeria.