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Nigeria’s Moffi & Simon nominated for 2024 Marc Vivien Foe award

Nigeria’s Moffi & Simon nominated for 2024 Marc Vivien Foe award

Super Eagles forwards Terem Moffi and Moses Simon have been selected for the award of the best African player in the French Ligue 1 in the 2023-24 season. The Marc Vivien Foe award is an annual award that was named after Cameroon legend Marc Vivien Foe who died during the 2003 FIFA Confederation Cup match between Cameroon and Colombia on June 26, 2003. Moffi is leading...

AFCON 2023: Super Eagles hold Equatorial Guinea to draw in Group A opener

Nwabali, Iwobi and eight others arrive Super Eagles camp ahead of friendlies

Chippa United goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali, England-based midfielder Alex Iwobi, and eight other players arrived at the Super Eagles camp in Marrakech, Morocco, which opened on Tuesday. Iwobi’s Fulham teammate Calvin Bassey, Semi Ajayi, Nantes midfielder Moses Simon, and fullbacks Jamilu Collins and Bruno Onyemaechi have all touched down in the Eagles camp. Other players in camp are Rangers’ forward Cyriel Dessers, Hatayspor’s midfielder Fisayo Dele-Bashiru, and...

AFCON 2023: Lookman strikes again as Super Eagles move into semi-finals

AFCON 2023: Man-of-the-Match Simon begs Nigerians to pray for Super Eagles

Moses Simon has called on Nigerians to continue praying for the Super Eagles as they aim for glory at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. Nigeria secured a place in the last-four stage of the tournament after dominating Angola in a 1-0 win at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium on Friday. Simon provided the assist for Ademola Lookman’s opening goal in the 42nd minute after his dazzling...

AFCON 2023: Lookman strikes again as Super Eagles move into semi-finals

AFCON 2023: Lookman strikes again as Super Eagles move into semi-finals

Ademola Lookman scored in back-to-back games at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations as Nigeria defeated Angola 1-0 in Friday evening's quarter-final clash at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium. The Super Eagles got the better of neighbours and rivals Cameroon in the round of 16 while the Black Antelopes thumped neighbours Namibia 3-0 to reach the last eight for the third time in their history. Very...

AFCON 2023: Super Eagles lose to Guinea in final friendly match

AFCON 2023: Super Eagles lose to Guinea in final friendly match

The Super Eagles lost 2-0 to Guinea in their final pre-tournament friendly match ahead of this month’s Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast. The Jose Peseiro-led side were disappointing at the Bani Yas Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Monday, with goals from Aguibou Camara and Facinet Conte sealing the win for the National Elephants. The Eagles, who thrashed a local Dubai club 12-0 on Sunday,...