Hilal survive Uyo scare to go through with Enyimba

Sudanese side, El Hilal progressed to the mini-league stage despite losing 3-1 to Akwa United in their 2nd 1/16th round second leg on Wednesday at the Uyo International Stadium.

Algerian Darfalou leads CAF Cup rout of Plateau United

USM Alger of Algeria surged into the CAF Confederation Cup group phase for the first time by trouncing Plateau United of Nigeria 4-0 Tuesday in a play-off second leg.

Shobowale: Hilal will survive in Uyo

El Hilal midfielder Azeez Shobowale is upbeat the Sudanese torchbearers can achieve qualification to the mini-league stage ahead of Akwa United of Nigeria, whom they face in the second leg on Wednesday away in Uyo.

MFM coach Ilechukwu laments Djoliba loss

Chances of Nigerian side, Mountain of Fire & Miracles (MFM), progressing further in second-tier continental club championship looks bleak considering the outburst of their youthful coach Fidelis Ilechukwu.

Enyimba salvage vital draw in Johannesburg

Bidvest Wits will have a tough assignment on their hands when travelling to Calabar for the return leg in a fortnight after allowing Enyimba to come back from behind to salvage a 1-1 draw in their first leg clash on Friday evening in Johannesburg.

Maikaba relives Omdurman memories

Akwa United trainer Abdu Maikaba has admitted playing in front of a partisan crowd at the El Hilal Stadium of Sudanese giants El Hilal, requires Herculean effort and will therefore leave no stone unturned as he leads out his wards for the 2nd 1/16th round first leg on Sundy.

Ojo favours Enyimba to crush Bidvest

It seems certain to be a battle of might and wits when Bidvest hosts Enyimba play-off first leg on Friday in Johannesburg.

Plateau United hoping to make amends against USMA

Smarting from their ouster from the Total CAF Champions League following a 4-3 aggregate loss to Etoile du Sahel, Plateau United are desirous of better outing in the Total CAF Confederation Cup.

Onazi: What cannot kill you makes you stronger

For much of the four years since Ogenyi Onazi made his FIFA World Cup™ debut with Nigeria, things have been somewhat trying while wearing Super Eagles green.

Moses gives Nigeria surprise victory in Poland

Chelsea winger Victor Moses won and converted a harshly awarded penalty to give Nigeria a surprise 1-0 win in Poland on Friday in a World Cup warm-up.