Burundi President dies of ‘cardiac arrest’ at 55

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza, aged 55, has died after suffering a cardiac arrest, the government says. He was admitted to hospital on Saturday after feeling unwell, his condition improved but on Monday he had a cardiac arrest and efforts to revive him were unsuccessful, the government says. Mr Nkurunziza was due to step down from […]

AFCON2019: Ighalo Strike Gives Nigeria Victory Over Stubborn Burundi

Odion Ighalo came off the bench to hand Nigeria a 1-0 victory over stubborn minnows Burundi on Saturday in the opening Africa Cup of Nations Group B match. The Shanghai Shenhua forward had been on the pitch only four minutes in Egyptian Mediterranean city Alexandria when he struck the 77th-minute winner. It was an unconvincing […]

I may quit Super Eagles after AFCON – Mikel Obi

Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, has hinted that he will call time on his international career after the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The former Chelsea defensive midfielder made his international debut on August 17, 2005 and has since played in two World Cups for the national team with a career spanning over 14 […]