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AFCON 2019: Algeria Midfielder Bennacer Wins MVP Award

Algeria midfielder Ismael Bennacer has been named player of the tournament at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt which ended on Friday in Cairo with the Desert Foxes emerging champions, Completesports.com reports. Bennacer, who plays for Italian side, Empoli was outstanding for the Desert Foxes through out the competition. He was also named […]

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Belmadi Hails Algeria Players For ‘Extraordinary, Historic’ 2nd AFCON Title Feat

Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has glowingly hailed his players’ hard work that ensured that they won their second Africa Cup of Nations trophy after a 29 year hiatus. The Desert Foxes edged out the Teranga Lions of Senegal 1-0 in Friday’s AFCON 2019 final at the Cairo International Stadium to bag their second Africa title […]

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Ighalo Wins AFCON 2019 Top Scorer Award With Five Goals

Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo has emerged top scorer at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt which ended on Friday with Algeria emerging champions following a 1-0 win over Senegal in the final, Completesports.com reports. Ighalo who announced his retirement from international football on Thursday finished as top scorer with five goals. He […]

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Bounedjah’s Early Goal Pips Senegal For Algeria’s 1st AFCON Title In 29 Years

Algeria’s Desert Foxes defeated Teranga Lions of Senegal 1-0 on Friday in Cairo to emerge champions of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Completesports.com reports. It was Algeria’s first AFCON title win in 29 years and their second in history, having lifted the top continental silverware last in 1990 on their home soil […]

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Odegbami: I Cannot, And Shall Not, Celebrate This Bronze!

I am an Olympian to the core. I went to two Olympics. The first was boycotted at the last minute by African countries. At the second, I was Nigeria’s flag bearer, overall captain of the contingent as well as captain of the national football team, the Green Eagles. I served as Vice-President of the apex […]

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Live Blogging: Senegal Vs Algeria (AFCON 2019 Final)

Welcome to Completesports.com’s live blogging of the final match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations between the Teranga Lions of Senegal and Desert Foxes of Algeria Stay tuned here for the live updates of the proceedings as they unfold inside the Cairo International Stadium   The post Live Blogging: Senegal Vs Algeria (AFCON 2019 […]

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Super Eagles Arrive Abuja From Cairo, Welcomed By FG Chieftains

The Super Eagles arrived Abuja on Friday afternoon from Cairo following their participation at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Completesports.com reports. Gernot Rohr’s men defeated the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia 1-0 on Wednesday to secure the bronze medal in the competition. The Super Eagles – players and their officials, left the Cairo […]

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Chukwueze: Super Eagles Will Miss Captain Fantastic Mikel

Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze says erstwhile captain of the side, John Mikel Obi will be missed by teammates following his retirement from international football, reports Completesports.com. Mikel announced his decision to quit international football on Thursday, ending an illustrious career with the Super Eagles that spanned 14 years. He represented Nigeria at five Africa […]

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Pass Mark for Super Eagles and Gernot Rohr

By Mumini Alao FOLLOWING NIGERIA’s AFCON semi-final 2-1 loss to Algeria last weekend in Egypt, a debate immediately ensued in traditional and social media on whether Gernot Rohr should continue on the job as Super Eagles coach. It was predictable. When a sports team are deemed by Nigerian fans not to have performed up to […]

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Trending On Complete Sports 19.07.19

Trending On Complete Sports showcases the trending stories making the rounds this week on Complete Sports, they are the Editors “Pick of the week” You can click on the link to read the full story. Enjoy! Rohr: I will Make Decision On My Super Eagles Future After Tunisia Match Women’s AFCON: CAF Increases Number Of Participating Teams From […]