Podcast EP 18: Late Stephen Keshi on the heartache of Senegal ’92 and intrigue of AFCON ’94 [Listen]
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Podcast EP 18: Late Stephen Keshi on the heartache of Senegal ’92 and intrigue of AFCON ’94 [Listen]

Advertisement Late Stephen Keshi, in the second instalment of his AFCON story, talks about missing Algiers ’90, disappointment of losing at Senegal ’92 and the behind-the-scenes events in the run-up to victory at Tunisia ’94. This exclusive you cannot get anywhere else. Advertisement If you enjoyed the first part, click on the button below for…

Victor Ikpeba: 20 years after, Nigerians still angry about my penalty miss vs Cameroon at AFCON 2000
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Victor Ikpeba: 20 years after, Nigerians still angry about my penalty miss vs Cameroon at AFCON 2000

Advertisement Victor Nosa Ikpeba, born on June 12 1973 in Benin City,  had his career breakthrough at the 1989 FIFA U-17 World Championship in Scotland from where European football scouts signed him up for Belgian side RKC Liege. He would go on to feature for bigger clubs, notably AS Monaco of France where his performances…

Watch Odegbami recreate his first goal in the 1980 AFCON final [Video]
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Watch Odegbami recreate his first goal in the 1980 AFCON final [Video]

Advertisement Hero of the 1980 Africa Cup of Nations, Segun Odegbami rolled back the years to recreate the goal which set Nigeria on the path to victory in the 3-0 victory over Algeria in the final. Odegbami, fondly called ‘Mathematical’, scored three goals to emerge joint top scorer at the competition but his first goal…

How Nigeria won AFCON in 1980 – Segun Odegbami with Mumini Alao [Video]
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How Nigeria won AFCON in 1980 – Segun Odegbami with Mumini Alao [Video]

Advertisement 40 years ago, on March 22 1980, Nigeria joined the list of countries to lift the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) when the Green Eagles (as they were then called) trounced the Desert Warriors of Algeria 3-0 in front of thousands of delirious home fans at the National Stadium, Lagos. Star of that memorable…

Super Eagles of Nigeria at the African Cup of Nations: Ethiopia 1976
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Super Eagles of Nigeria at the African Cup of Nations: Ethiopia 1976

Advertisement   Haruna Ilerika was one of the shinning stars of the national team in 1976 when the Super Eagles of Nigeria, then known as the Green Eagles, won  the first ever medal for the nation at the African Cup of Nations (AFCON). Advertisement Biodata Full Name: Haruna Olatunji Ilerika Advertisement Date of Birth: 27th…

How I was sabotaged as Super Eagles of Nigeria coach at AFCON 1984 – Adegboye Onigbinde
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How I was sabotaged as Super Eagles of Nigeria coach at AFCON 1984 – Adegboye Onigbinde

Advertisement The Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire in 1984 was about one year away when I took over the national team of Nigeria towards the end of January 1983. But almost immediately after I resumed, we went into the preliminaries for two major competitions – the 1984 Olympics and the Nations Cup. We…