Nigeria and Brazil will meet for the first time in 16 years, this time in a friendly match in Singapore. For the Nigerians, it is a match-up filled with nostalgia from the incredible 1996 Olympics journey, and they would look to surprise the Seleção again.
Former Nigeria head coach and international striker, Samson Siasia, is in a midst of a match-fixing scandal. Regardless of the upcoming severe punishment, which may include a life ban from football - Nigerian fans are massively disappointed in him.
Uri is summing up an exciting month of football in the 2019 AFCON in Egypt. The good, the bad and all that Jazz.
Nigeria has lost to Algeria in the 2019 AFCON semifinals. Before the 3rd place match and the end of the tournament, the Super Eagles’ midfielder, John Ogu, spoke with Uri on his time in Egypt, the last difficult season, his career so far and his plans for the future.
Last night was not just another night for Algerian football. It was not only about the goal of Riyad Mahrez or reaching the first final since 1990. It was much more than that for the nation.