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AFCON 2019: 282 Held Over Riotous Celebration In France After Algeria Beats Nigeria

LAGOS JULY 15TH (NEWSRANGERS)-No fewer than 282 people were arrested in France after unrest following the Algerian football team’s qualification for the final of the Africa Cup of Nations, the interior ministry said Monday. Riotous celebrations erupted across the country after Algeria beat Nigeria 2-1 in the semi-final. The arrests were made nationwide on Sunday […]

Its Unbelievable Algeria Is In AFCON Final – Mahrez

LAGOS JULY 15TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Riyad Mahrez described Algeria reaching the Africa Cup of Nations final as “unbelievable” after setting up a showdown with Senegal thanks to his stunning last-gasp free-kick. Mahrez was the hero in Cairo, where the Manchester City star curled a 95th-minute set-piece past Nigeria goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi to seal a dramatic 2-1 victory […]

Afcon 2019: Algeria Govt Orders Military Planes To fly Fans To Cairo For Nigeria Clash

LAGOS JULY 14TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Foxes’ bid to beat Gernot Rohr’s men to the 2019 Afcon final has received a massive boost from the Algerian government. Algeria will not be lacking support when they face Nigeria in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-final. The North Africans are bidding to reach their first final in 29 years, […]

AFCON 2019: Super Eagles Coach Cautious Of Much Improved Algeria

LAGOS JULY 14TH (NEWSRANGERS) – Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr admitted he expects a far tougher challenge against Algeria in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals than during qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. The Super Eagles finished top of a section including 2017 African champions Cameroon and Algeria on the road to Russia last year, […]

Starlet Samuel Chukwueze Offers Glimpse Of Nigeria Future

LAGOS JULY 13TH (NEWSRANGERS)- He was young enough to participate at this year’s Under-20 World Cup, but Samuel Chukwueze is assuming a far greater role as a future Nigeria lynchpin with his country attempting to capture a fourth Africa Cup of Nations title. At 20 years and 49 days, Chukwueze became the youngest scorer at […]

Afcon 2019: Madagascar Defeat Was Super Eagles Blessing In Disguise-Rohr

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has suggested the team’s loss to Madagascar could be a blessing in disguise and the major reason they are still in the race for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) title. The Eagles were beaten 2-0 by the Barea at Alexandria Stadium in their last Group B encounter […]

Nigeria Improves In Fifa Women’s World Rankings

LAGOS JULY 12TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Nigeria moved two places up to 36th position in Fifa’s latest women’s world ranking. A Round of 16 spot at the Women’s World Cup in France and Wafu Women’s Cup in Cote d’Ivoire moved them to 36th and they remain top of the log in Africa. Behind African Queens, 2019 Women’s World […]

Video Of Anthony Joshua’s Sudden Visits To Nigeria Surfaces In Social Media

LAGOS JULY 12TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The well known Professional boxer, Anthony Joshua and his entourage visits Nigeria for the first time since 2017. The well known Professional boxer, Anthony Joshua and his entourage visits Nigeria for the first time since 2017. It could be seen that they where so many fans waiting to welcome him and they […]

AFCON 2019: Dangote,Otedola Make Financial Pledge To Super Eagles Ahead Of Algeria Clash

LAGOS JULY 12TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Africa’s billionaires Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola have promised to give the Super Eagles $50,000 and $25,000 respectively for each goals scored in their semi-final game against Algeria. Nigeria are scheduled to battle the North Africans for a place in the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday at […]

AFCON:Nigeria Beats South Africa To Reach Semi-Finals

LAGOS JULY 11TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Nigeria sneaked into the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals when William Troost Ekong scored with one minute remaining to give them a 2-1 win over a gallant South Africa as the tournament served up more drama on Wednesday. Troost Ekong turned the ball in with his knee from a corner just as […]

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