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ABUJA —  The draw for qualifiers for the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) will be conducted on Monday in Cairo, Egypt. The draw will hold at the headquarters of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, tagged “Morocco 2022”, will pit the continent’s finest women’s football teams against each other next year. The competition is also a qualifier for the FIFA Women’s World Cup billed for Australia and...

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LONDON — Chelsea set up an all-England UEFA Champions League final against Manchester City on Wednesday with a 2-0 defeat of Real Madrid in London for a 3-1 aggregate victory. Timo Werner and Mason Mount settled the semi-final second leg match with a goal each. Werner headed in from almost on the goal-line after Germany team-mate Kai Havertz hit the bar and Chelsea spurned several chances before Mount secured a 2-0 victory. But, following last...

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LONDON — Leicester City closed in on a UEFA Champions League return after red-hot Kelechi Iheanacho struck again to beat Crystal Palace. The forward’s late winner —— his 14th goal in 14 games —-clinched a 2-1 victory to leave the Foxes three wins away from booking a top-four spot. Timothy Castagne had earlier cancelled out Wilfried Zaha’s opener as the Foxes, who sit third in the English Premier League (EPL), were forced to dig deep....

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ENUGU — The Enugu State Football Association (ENSFA) under-13 football tournament named after late ENSFA Chairman Chidi Ofo-Okenwa has been scheduled to kick off on March 27. Francis Ugwu, the ENSFA Secretary, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Tuesday all arrangements had been concluded for a hitch-free event. Ugwu said the tournament would have started before now but was delayed due to some logistics on the part of the event’s co-sponsors....

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ILORIN — Kwara United FC of Ilorin on Sunday beat Warri Wolves 2-0 to return to winning streak and climbed to the top of the log. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Match Day 13, 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), was played at the Kwara Stadium Complex, Ilorin. Stephen Jude scored from 35 metre distance in the 8th minute to shoot Kwara United into the lead. From then, Kwara United dominated...

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AKURE —  Niyi John, the First Assistant Coach of Sunshine Queens Football Club of Akure, says his players deserve a lot of praise for beating visiting Ibom Angels FC of Uyo on Wednesday. “My players did well and deserve praise for holding on to win the game,” John said during the game’s post-match conference. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Sunshine Queens had beaten Ibom Angels 1-0 in a Match Day 6 fixture...

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DOUALA (Cameroon)  —  The Atlas Lions of Morocco are through to the semi-final stage of the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) after a convincing 3-1 win against Zambian on Sunday. Morocco started on a high, finding the net within a minute at the Reunification Stadium in Douala, Cameroon. Soufiane Rahimi found space to slot the ball past Zambia’s goalkeeper Allan Chibwe. It was a case of poor defending by the Zambian backline, giving Rahimi space...

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PORT HARCOURT —  Hosts Rivers United Football Club on Sunday maintained their lead in the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) by beating Adamawa United of Yola 1-0 in Port Harcourt. They secured the lead in their Match Day 7 fixture at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium after a goal from Fortune Omoniwari in the 51st minute of the game. Speaking later, the Technical Adviser of Rivers United, Stanley Eguma, said in spite of his club’s victory,...

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BARCELONA  —  FC Barcelona moved a place up into second in the Spanish La Liga on Sunday after a 2-1 win over Athletic Bilbao, with club captain Lionel Messi entering the record books again. Barca went ahead after 20 minutes, when Lionel Messi scored directly from a free-kick for his 650th goal in 750 games for the club. Athletic Bilbao came back into it when Jordi Alba put past Marc-Andre ter Stegen after 49 minutes....

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AWKA — The Enugu-Ukwu Community in Njikoka Local Government of Anambra, and some Ex-players of Rangers International FC of Enugu, have expressed shock over the demise of Nwabueze Nwankwo, a foundation member of the team. Bonny Nkwuaku, President General of Enugu-Ukwu said the community had lost a pillar and was in deep shock following the news of his death. Nkwuaku said Nwabueze, popularly known as ‘Bulldozer’ in his heydays died on Thursday after a protracted...

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