Nwabali wins CAF's Save of the Day, Super Eagles GK says he needs to make a save for the country
Published: February 03, 2024
Stanley Nwabali's incredible stop in the 89th minute of the Super Eagles' slim win over Angola in the quarterfinal of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations has been named the CAF Save of the Day.  With one minute left on the clock, Zito Luvumbo found himself facing the Nigerian back line after receiving a pass f...
'If I don't score, I go back defending' - Osimhen willing to put Super Eagles success above personal glory
Published: February 03, 2024
Victor Osimhen has vowed to place the success of the Super Eagles above personal glory at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.    In terms of goals scored, the Napoli superstar has yet to reach the heights expected of him with just one goal to his name after five appearances at the ongoing tournament in Ivory Coast....
Why Super Eagles would prefer to face Bafana Bafana over Blue Sharks in 2023 AFCON semifinal
Published: February 03, 2024
In a scintillating 2023 Africa Cup of Nations  quarterfinal matchup, the Super Eagles made their way through to the semi-finals after narrowly edging past Angola in a 1-0 victory, courtesy of Ademola Lookman's first half strike after receiving the ball on a silver platter from Moses Simon's fantastic wing pl...
'There's still work to be done' - Most experienced Super Eagles AFCON player Omeruo not getting carried away
Published: February 03, 2024
Kasimpasa central defender Kenneth Omeruo is not getting carried awa despite the Super Eagles advancing to the last four of the Africa Cup of Nations, with their fourth consecutive win and clean sheet on the bounce.   With nineteen games under his belt spread across four tournaments, Omeruo is the most experienc...
Super Eagles new darling Nwabali explains why he shouted at most capped player on the pitch Iwobi
Published: February 03, 2024
Nigeria advanced to the semifinals of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations on Friday evening, beating Angola 1-0 thanks to Ademola Lookman's first half strike.    One of the lasting images from the game came in the 59th minute when goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali was pictured shouting at one of the senior players in t...
'One of the hardest we've played' - Ola Aina reckons Angola proved a tough nut to crack for Super Eagles 
Published: February 03, 2024
Speaking to reporters in the mixed zone shortly after Nigeria's hard-fought 1-0 win over Angola, Super Eagles wingback Ola Aina admitted that the Palancas Negras proved a tough nut to crack for the three-time African champions on Friday evening.   The Super Eagles saw off a spirited Angola side at the  Fe...
Key stats NGA v ANG: Osimhen most shots; Lookman most fouled; Aina top tackler; Onyeka top aerial duels 
Published: February 03, 2024
Nigeria became the first team to book their place in the semifinal of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations having beaten Angola by a solitary goal on Friday evening.   Allnigeriasoccer.com takes a look at the key statistics from the game at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium, Abidjan. While Victor Osimhen didn&#...
'Could have scored a second goal' - Peseiro stands by Zaidu as he explains fullback role in 3-4-3 system 
Published: February 03, 2024
Nigeria manager Jose Peseiro defended the performance of Zaidu Sanusi after his side's 1-0 victory over Angola in a quarterfinal clash of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.    In a pulsating confrontation, Nigeria booked a semifinal ticket thanks to Ademola Lookman's match-winning goal in the 41st minute a...
'We don't care about who scores' - MotM Moses Simon defends Osimhen over four-game goal drought 
Published: February 03, 2024
Speaking at the post-match conference after the Super Eagles' victory over Angola, Moses Simon, who was named the official Man of the Match, shared his views on Victor Osimhen's inability to score chances that have come his way at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. Since scoring the Super Eagles' only goa...
'I was angry' - Peseiro admits Troost-Ekong snitched on Onyeka before midfielder's substitution in historic win  
Published: February 03, 2024
Nigeria cemented their position as one of the dominant teams at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, beating Angola 1-0 to advance to the semifinals of the competition on Friday evening.    The highest Fifa ranked team remaining in the tournament secured qualification to the last four thanks to Ademola Lookman, who ...
2023 Africa Cup of Nations: Three hits and three flops from Super Eagles 1-0 win against Angola 
Published: February 02, 2024
In a thrilling quarterfinal clash between Nigeria and Angola, the Super Eagles secured a hard-fought 1-0 victory, showcasing an array of standout performances and some moments of disappointment.   The match, filled with intensity and strategic maneuvers, provided fans with plenty to discuss as they dissected the...
Super Eagles player ratings: Simon pulls the strings; Lookman decisive; Nwabali good; Troost-Ekong solid, Zaidu jumpy
Published: February 02, 2024
The Super Eagles defeated Angola 1-0 in the quarterfinal of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations on Friday evening. Allnigeriasoccer.com runs the rule over the Nigerian players involved in the game.   The starters   Goalkeeper   Stanley Nwabali: Made a good save early on in the game but was largely ...
2023 AFCON Nigeria 1 Angola 0: Five observations from Super Eagles win against Palancas Negras
Published: February 02, 2024
Nigeria progressed to the semifinal of the ongoing AFCON tournament on Friday evening after defeating Angola  1-0 in the quarterfinal, courtesy of a goal from Ademola Lookman.    Allnigeriasoccer.com presents five observations from the victory at the Stade Félix-Houphouët-Boigny in Abidjan.    1. Nwa...
2023 AFCON Nigeria 1 Angola 0: Lookman's first half goal clinches semifinal spot for Super Eagles 
Published: February 02, 2024
Nigeria booked their place in the semifinal of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations courtesy of a 1-0 triumph over Angola on Friday evening.   Angolan forward Mabululu got the first shot on target of the game in the 4th minute but Stanley Nwabali parried the ball away. superbly. A cross from Frank Onyeka found Vi...
Nwabali aims to equal record held by Ogedegbe, Shorunmu; 7 other things to note on Nigeria starting XI
Published: February 02, 2024
Super Eagles manager Jose Peseiro has announced his starting lineup for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinal clash against Angola at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium, kickoff 1800 hours Nigerian time.    Allnigeriasoccer.com's editorial staff  brings you eight things to note on the starting lineu...