Sebastian Haller of Borussia Dortmund during the Bundesliga match between FC Augsburg and Borussia Dortmund at WWK-Arena on December 16, 2023 in Augsburg, Germany.

Jean-Louis Gasset ready to unleash Cote d Ivoire poster boy Sebastien Haller

Borussia Dortmund striker Sebastien Haller’s face is plastered on just about every billboard here in Cote d’Ivoire, but the locals – and indeed the rest of those who’ve made their way to the AFCON – are yet to see him in action.

Victor Osimhen

Victor Osimhen says nothing can beat winning AFCON

Victor Osimhen says winning the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations would top his career achievements.

Nigeria and Real Sociedad striker Umar Sadiq

‘I am also confused’ – Jose Peseiro puzzled by Umar Sadiq’s mystery injury

Real Sociedad striker Umar Sadiq has set tongues wagging in the Nigerian camp after surprisingly featuring for his club on Wednesday night despite withdrawing from the AFCON squad due to injury.


Alex Iwobi aims for Africa Cup of Nations triumph with Nigeria despite challenging start

Fulham midfielder Alex Iwobi concedes that securing a victory against Ivory Coast on Thursday night is imperative for silencing the critics following Nigeria's underwhelming performance in the Africa Cup of Nations opener.

Nigeria defender and captain William Ekong

Nigeria skipper on titanic clash against Cote d’Ivoire: “This game is loaded”

Nigeria defender and captain William Troost-Ekong says the stakes are now higher going into their second match of the AFCON against hosts Cote d’Ivoire, who got the jitters out of the way with a win.