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Olympic 2024: Super Falcon Floored Cameroon To Make It Into Finals

Nigeria’s Super Falcons have made another record in the final round of qualifiers for the women’s football event at the 2024 Olympics by defeating Cameroon 1-0 on aggregate in the third round of qualifiers for the quadrennial games. The Falcons played a goalless draw at the Stade de la Réunification, Douala, on Friday that gave them an edge against the Cameroonians at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja on Monday. 

Dani Alves Sentenced To Jail

A top court in Barcelona has sentenced former Brazil international Dani Alves to four and a half years in prison, having been found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman in a Barcelona nightclub in 2022. The court also ordered him to pay €150,000 ($162,990) to the victim.

CAF Shifts 2025 AFCON To Summer

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, during the preliminary round draw for the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON to be held in Morocco disclosed that the tournament will be played in the summer (July and August) instead of the usual winter games. 

AFCON: Eagles Move 14 Places Up In FIFA Ranking

The Super Eagles are now 14 places higher in the latest FIFA ranking after a stellar performance at the just-concluded Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023. According to the latest ranking table, the Super Eagles garnered 1,522 points as against the 1,474 points they got in December 2023.

Bundesliga: Thomas Tuchel To Leave Bayern At The End Of Season

Bayern Munich said Wednesday that they would part ways with manager, Thomas Tuchel at the end of the season as the reigning German champions struggle to stay in the Bundesliga title race. The development was revealed in a statement issued by the club’s CEO, Christian Dreesen.

Osimhen to sit out Napoli’s clash with Genoa

The Italian champions reported that Nigerian international; Victor Osimhen has been penciled to sit out of Napoli’s Serie A fixture with Genoa over the weekend after returning from the African Cup of Nations over the week. Released in a statement today, when his team host Genoa in Naples, Napoli said that the Nigeria striker carried out “personalized training” on Friday, “work that he will also continue tomorrow (Saturday)”. 

AFCON 2023: President Tinubu Rewards Super Eagles

Following their impressive display at the just concluded African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023 tournament, the Super Eagles football team was rewarded with the National Honour of Member of the Order of the Niger (MON) by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu at a ceremony which was held on Tuesday at the State House, Abuja. All team members and officials were in attendance for the ceremony and were each given a flat and one plot of land in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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