The Golden Eaglets stormed Canada for the U-17 world cup in 1987. They played 1 – 1 draw against then USSR (Soviet Union) in their first game.
The first African coach to take a team to the European Champions League, Ndubuisi Egbo, remained upbeat despite losing his job at KF Tirana just four matches into the new Albanian season.
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has tested positive for coronavirus while on international duty with Egypt.
Sierra Leone fought back from 4-0 down away to Nigeria to draw 4-4 in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier after a spectacular comeback in Benin City.