AFCON qualification reconvenes this weekend and with Morocco drawing ever closer the action promises to be at its captivating dramatic best.
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On what was a breathless weekend of AFCON qualification action, Nigeria and Ghana paid the price for contentious decision making post Brazil 2014.
Nobody has had it tougher in making the final round of AFCON qualification and having already upset Libya and Congo, the Wasps of Rwanda are targeting capping their magical journey with a spot in January’s showpiece.
The focus turns to Nigeria for the latest instalment of Alan Robins’ World Cup legends series.
Pete Sharland previews the first three groups of the under 20 World Cup.
Alex Richards on the first lot of Confederations Cup games.
Premier League fans may feel that this weekend’s International break is an unwelcome distraction to a fledgling season, but across the African continent games will be played that may have great ramifications for several clubs’ campaigns. The African Cup of Nations has for years been a source of frustration for Premier League managers as it […]
Eliot Prince makes his BackPageFootball debut with a look at the often mused over topic of certain players’ ages.
Argentina began the World Cup with a win, but it was a far from convincing performance from their array of superstars. It was very much a case of ‘job done’ for Argentina following their 1-0 win over Nigeria today, but there were plenty of holes to pick for the critics. Maradona’s men looked set to […]
Nigeria return to the World Cup scene after missing out four years ago, they do so following an unbeaten qualifying campaign. While Inter Milan starlet Victor Obinna faces tough competition to start in South Africa it could be hard to ignore the talented 23-year-old for coach Lars Lagerback. After joining Cheivo in 2005 Obinna has […]