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Euro 2024: Hosts Germany thump 10-man Scotland in Group A opener

Euro 2024 hosts Germany began their campaign in scintillating fashion with a 5-1 Group A win over 10-man Scotland in Munich on Friday night. Die Mannschaft are considered one of the favourites to win the tournament and wasted no time in making their mark when 2023-24 Bundesliga Player of the Season and champion Florian Wirtz put them in front in the 10th minute with a well-executed...

2026 World Cup Qualifiers: Sports Minister Enoh demands swift action from NFF & Finidi George

2026 World Cup Qualifiers: Sports Minister Enoh demands swift action from NFF & Finidi George

Nigeria's Minister of Sports Development, John Enoh, has demanded urgent steps be taken from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to ensure that the Super Eagles qualify for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Enoh also demanded that the issues that have hindered high performances and growth of Nigerian football be sorted out in an emergency meeting held at his office alongside the NFF top executives. The meeting...

NFF to appoint foreign technical adviser for Super Eagles

NFF to appoint foreign technical adviser for Super Eagles

The Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation has announced plans to appoint a foreign technical adviser for the Super Eagles as a result of their abysmal results in the 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. Nigeria are without a win the qualifying round and they are fifth in Group C with just three points from four games. Finidi who was appointed head coach in May failed...

Netherlands

Euro 2024: Preview and facts about the Netherlands

Afrosport takes a look some interesting facts and details about the Netherlands as they prepare for their Euro 2024 campaign in Group D. Nickname Oranje (Orange) Brief history The Netherlands are considered one of the best football teams in the world and like other European giants have a rich history of producing top talent. Some of the names produced over the years include Johan Cruyff, Marco...

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2025 AFCON Qualifiers: CAF sets date for draw event

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has scheduled July 4 for the draw of the 2025 Africa Cup Of Nations qualifiers in Johannesburg, South Africa. The draw will see 48 nations, including the four winners from the preliminary round (Chad, Eswatini, Liberia and South Sudan) drawn into 12 groups of four teams each to battle it out for places at the finals. Headlining the confirmed nations...