Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo (third left) celebrates after scoring against Tunisia during their Africa Cup of Nations third place play-off match in Cairo on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse
Nigeria’s footballers stand to earn a minimum $75,000 windfall if they find the net against Algeria in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-final in Cairo.
Algeria booked an Africa Cup of Nations semi-final with Nigeria after battling past Ivory Coast on penalties. Sofiane Feghouli broke the deadlock in the first half for Algeria ahead after Baghdad Bounedjah squared it to the Galatasaray midfielder.
With the summer transfer window drawing to an close, Al Dhafra completed their foreign signings by roping in Moroccan player Issam Eladoua even as other clubs in the UAE are busy revamping their squads with new recruits for new challenges this season.
Fresh from their victory in the first-ever edition of the Red Bull Four 2 Score, 4 Guys have an amateur football world title in their sights following victory at the Arada Hub in Sharjah.
The much-awaited 10th edition of the NAS Sports Tournament, the biggest of its kind that takes place during the Holy Month of Ramadan at Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex, will get underway on Thursday.
The committee directed the referees to allow any Muslim player to break the fast during the evening matches during the month of Ramadan.