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.
Peru failed to capitalise on a ten-man Brazil 20 minutes from time — after Gabriel Jesus was sent off for a second yellow — leaving Tite’s charges holding on to win the Copa America 3-1 in front of boisterous home fans on Sunday.
The race, organised in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Sports Council and RCS Sport, is set to kick-start the 2022 UCI WorldTour racing calendar, starting and finishing in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE.
The iconic horse shoe-shaped Jebel Ali racecourse is all set to host the curtain-raiser meeting for the 2021/ 2022 UAE racing season on Friday, the first of the 11 scheduled at the venue. The seven-race card opener will play out in front
Some of the best female golfers in the world will be in the spotlight as the 15th edition of the Dubai Moonlight Classic, presented by EGA, gets under way on Wednesday in a three-day celebration of world-class sport at Emirates Golf Course.