2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
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2hColin Udoh

Nigeria's Troost-Ekong a man reborn at AFCON

Nigeria's William Troost-Ekong has recaptured his best form as the Super Eagles won all three of their group games at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria fan shows off impressive keepy-uppy skills during interview (0:19)
2d
Will Nigeria stay hot against Guinea-Bissau at AFCON? (1:22)
3d
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7dReuters

Nigeria beat Sudan, into AFCON knockouts

Nigeria recorded a comfortable 3-1 win over Sudan in Garoua at the Africa Cup of Nations finals, ensuring that they progress to the knockout phase.

Nigeria 'vibrant and aggressive' in AFCON win vs. Egypt (1:20)
11d
Will Mohamed Salah be the difference for Egypt vs. Nigeria? (1:40)
11d
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16dReuters

Nigeria's Ighalo out of AFCON over 'club issues'

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo will not play at the Africa Cup of Nations after his club refused to let him go, officials confirmed on Thursday.

Ranieri would've been fine with Dennis heading to AFCON (0:48)
22d
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22dESPN

Dennis to miss AFCON as Watford 'baring fangs'

Nigeria striker Emmanuel Dennis has been excused from participating at the Africa Cup of Nations as his club side Watford are "baring fangs."

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22dReuters

AFCON hit by surge of pre-tournament COVID-19 cases

Cameroon, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Algeria, and Morocco have all seen their AFCON squads hit by positive COVID-19 cases, with just over a week to go.

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24dColin Udoh

Nigeria name Peseiro as boss post-AFCON

Jose Peseiro has been named as Nigeria's new national football coach but he will not be in charge at the Africa Cup of Nations next month.

RankingsAfrica Cup of Nations

Goal Difference51st
Goals Scored6Tied-2nd
Assists3Tied-3rd
Goals Conceded1Tied-2nd