Tag: AFCON 2021 Round of 16

Alex Iwobi Has Something To Say To Nigerians After AFCON Mistake That Costs Super Eagles Round of 16 Qualifications

Alex Iwobi, Super Eagles midfielder, has taken to his Social Media Accounts to speak to Nigerians after the Super Eagles were eliminated from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. The three-time African Champions were knocked out of the tournament in the Round of 16 after losing 1-0 to Tunisia, North African superpower. Alex Iwobi was […]

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At least eight people were killed and 38 wounded in a crowd at a Cameroon stadium during the Africa Cup of Nations

At least eight people were killed and 38 more injured in a crowd outside an AFCON football match in Cameroon. Videos showed throngs of shouting football fans getting crushed at the Paul Biya stadium’s entrance gates in Yaounde, the capital. Witnesses recounted chaotic scenes outside the stadium as tens of thousands of fans fought for […]

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Burkina Faso is the first country to qualify for the quarterfinals after beating Gabon in a Penalty shootout (Video)

Burkina Faso defeated Gabon 7-6 in a penalty shootout to go to the Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals after a 1:1 draw at full-time. Burkina Faso triumphed 3-0 in a warm-up match at the start of the year, and they took the lead when Bertrand Traore scored the opening goal. The Villa striker missed a […]

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Nigeria Crash Out Of AFCON 2021 After Losing 1:0 to Tunisia … Alex Iwobi Sent off Mid Match

Nigeria crash out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) following a 0-1 defeat against Tunisia. Maduka Okoye’s goalkeeping blunder handed the Carthage Eagles the lead barely two minutes into the second half. Tunisia stunned Nigeria 1-0 in the round of 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations. The Super Eagles were one of […]

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AFCON 2021 Round of 16, Ivory Coast vs Egypt, and Nigeria vs Tunisia are fixtures to watch

The ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon is gradually reaching its peak. The organizer of the football tournament, CAF, has released the AFCON 2021 Round of 16 fixtures. Interestingly, the most enterprising team in the tournament, the Super Eagles of Nigeria, have been paired with one of the most compact teams in the continent, […]

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