Dangote & Otedola promise Incentives for Super Eagles ahead of Algeria Clash

Dangote & Otedola promise Incentives for Super Eagles ahead of Algeria Clash

Africa’s billionaires Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola have promised to give the Super Eagles $50,000 and $25,000 respectively for each goal scored in their semi-final game against Algeria. The Nigerian team is scheduled to battle the North Africans for a place in the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Sunday at…

No Griezmann in the Atletico Madrid Squad to Face Super Eagles

Atletico Madrid’s star man, Antoinne Griezmann in the squad list to face Super Eagles in Uyo later tonight. The French striker was the star man when Atletico Madrid beat Marseille 3-0 in the final of the Europa League last week. Although, Nigerian fans may be disappointed by his absence, but the news of Fernando Torres…

Nigerian Players Dominates FIFA Best XI After Third Round of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

There was no Black Stars player in the CAF best XI for the third round of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers at the weekend. Uganda goalkeeper Denis Onyango was chosen by the technical team for his showmanship against Egypt at home as the Cranes won 1-0.   Nigeria dominated the list with three players Leon…

8 Funny Nicknames Of Famous Nigerian Footballers And Their Origins (photos)

There is a tradition in Nigerian football where players are given sobriquets for one reason or another. Nicknames that simply reveal the true identity of the player. Up9ja presents eight Nigerian footballers with funny nicknames and their origins.     1. Nwankwo Kanu (Papilo) Kanu is undoubtedly Nigeria’s most famous footballer who has represented the…