1. Ighalo, Iwobi, Musa, Salah, 30 others battle for African Best Footballer

Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has nominated a list of 34 players that will battle for the African Footballer of the Year Award.

Leading the chase for the award are Super Eagles trio of Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi, Ahmed Musa, Egypt’s Mohammed Salah, Senegal duo of Saido Mane and Naby Keita, Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Algeria’s Riyad Mahrez, Morocco’s Mehdi Benatia and Ghana’s Thomas Partey.

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2. Super Falcons, Bayana Bayana target AWCON title glory

The stage is set for Saturday’s final of the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations between reigning champions, Nigeria’s Super Falcons and Bayana Bayana of South Africa at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Nigeria is the most successful nation in the tournament’s history, having won a record 10 titles and will be hoping to lift the trophy for another record 11 on Saturday since its inception in 1991.

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3. Impressive Nigerian Striker Takes Tally To 11 As Arsenal Hammer Fulham 6-2

Promising Arsenal striker of Nigerian descent Folarin Balogun  took his tally for the season to eleven goals as the Gunners U18 side hammered Fulham 6-2 at Shenley Training Centre in Hertfordshire in the U18 Premier League on Saturday, December 1.

The home team were ahead after 12 minutes as Yunus Musah scored after he was teed up by Ben Cottrell.

4. Three Things Learned From Nigeria Players’ Performance Last Weekend: Iwobi’s Showboating, Chukwueze New Star, Ekong Consistent

As Nigerian players get on the pitches across Europe to help their club gain victories in their league matches this weekend, we recall three major takeaways from some of the boys’ efforts in the penultimate weekend.

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5. 2018 AWCON Final: Buhari charges Super Falcons to beat South Africa

Ahead of Saturday’s final of the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) in Ghana, President Muhammadu Buhari has charged players and technical crew of the Super Falcons to make Nigeria proud by beating South Africa to the trophy.

His message was conveyed by Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Olufemi Abikoye during the team training session at Presco Secondary School on Friday.

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