ACLSports https://www.aclsports.com Your Sports Memo Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:49:32 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://i1.wp.com/www.aclsports.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/cropped-ACL-Sports-Logo.jpeg?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 ACLSports https://www.aclsports.com 32 32 156891022 Club vs Country: Enyimba to recall Imo Obot from U20s https://www.aclsports.com/club-vs-country-enyimba-to-recall-imo-obot-from-u20s/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=club-vs-country-enyimba-to-recall-imo-obot-from-u20s https://www.aclsports.com/club-vs-country-enyimba-to-recall-imo-obot-from-u20s/#respond Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:49:32 +0000 https://www.aclsports.com/?p=35146 Left back Imo Obot who is currently on national duties in Abuja, www.aclsports.com reports is involved in a seeming club vs country row between Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) giants Enyimba and Nigeria’s national U20 team,  The Flying Eagles have been preparing for their West African Zone qualification tournament (UFOA-B) for next year’s Africa U20

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Four contestants for CAF Presidency after Ahmad ban https://www.aclsports.com/four-contestants-for-caf-presidency-after-ahmad-ban/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=four-contestants-for-caf-presidency-after-ahmad-ban https://www.aclsports.com/four-contestants-for-caf-presidency-after-ahmad-ban/#respond Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:40:20 +0000 https://www.aclsports.com/?p=35134 With the news that President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad has been banned by the Ethics Committee of the global body FIFA, the race to the controversial seat has now been narrowed to four contestants.   Ahmad, 60, was found guilty of breaching article 15 (duty of loyalty), article 20 (offering

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TotalCAFCL: Plateau United wrap up preparations with defeat https://www.aclsports.com/totalcafcl-plateau-united-wrap-up-preparations-with-defeat/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=totalcafcl-plateau-united-wrap-up-preparations-with-defeat https://www.aclsports.com/totalcafcl-plateau-united-wrap-up-preparations-with-defeat/#respond Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:36:49 +0000 https://www.aclsports.com/?p=35141 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side Plateau United wrapped up their preparations for this weekend’s Total CAF Champions League (TotalCAFCL) engagement with a 1-2 loss to Nasarawa United in Jos on Monday afternoon, reports www.aclsports.com  The Tin City side, coached by Abdu Maikaba only arrived Jos on Sunday after participating in the Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu

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Enyimba beat Abia Warriors to win pre-season title https://www.aclsports.com/enyimba-beat-abia-warriors-to-win-pre-season-title/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=enyimba-beat-abia-warriors-to-win-pre-season-title https://www.aclsports.com/enyimba-beat-abia-warriors-to-win-pre-season-title/#respond Sun, 22 Nov 2020 09:14:33 +0000 https://www.aclsports.com/?p=35132 Former Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Champions Enyimba beat state rivals Abia Warriors 1-0 to win the Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu Pre-season football tournament in Aba. Team captain Austin Oladapo scored the game’s only goal on the dot of half time, converting from the penalty spot after former Enyimba defender Markson Ojobo had upended Tosin Omoyele

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AFCON2022Q: Nigeria, Sierra Leone settle for another stalemate  https://www.aclsports.com/afcon2022q-nigeria-sierra-leone-settle-for-another-stalemate/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=afcon2022q-nigeria-sierra-leone-settle-for-another-stalemate https://www.aclsports.com/afcon2022q-nigeria-sierra-leone-settle-for-another-stalemate/#respond Wed, 18 Nov 2020 02:02:43 +0000 https://www.aclsports.com/?p=35117 Three-time Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) winners Nigeria on Tuesday settled for another stalemate with fellow West Africans Sierra Leone in an AFCON2022 qualification game in Freetown. The Leone Stars of Sierra Leone pulled a shock 4-4 result against Nigeria in Benin City four days ago but neither side could find the back of the

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AFCON2022Q: Ahmed Musa leads Eagles in Freetown https://www.aclsports.com/afcon2022q-ahmed-musa-leads-eagles-in-freetown/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=afcon2022q-ahmed-musa-leads-eagles-in-freetown https://www.aclsports.com/afcon2022q-ahmed-musa-leads-eagles-in-freetown/#respond Tue, 17 Nov 2020 14:29:13 +0000 https://www.aclsports.com/?p=35106 Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has kept faith with under-fire captain Ahmed Musa and goalkeeper Maduka Okoye for Tuesday’s important Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON22Q) qualification game against Sierra Leone in Freetown, www.aclsports.com reports. Both players started Friday’s embarrassing 4-4 draw in the reverse fixture between at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City

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AFCON2022Q: Algeria join Senegal to book AFCON spot https://www.aclsports.com/afcon2022q-algeria-join-senegal-to-book-afcon-spot/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=afcon2022q-algeria-join-senegal-to-book-afcon-spot https://www.aclsports.com/afcon2022q-algeria-join-senegal-to-book-afcon-spot/#respond Mon, 16 Nov 2020 23:51:17 +0000 https://www.aclsports.com/?p=35104 African Champions Algeria on Monday joined last year’s beaten finalists Senegal as the first two nations to book a spot at the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to be staged in Cameroon. Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez scored as the Fennecs of Algeria drew 2-2 in Zimbabwe on Monday and became the third country

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John Keister: Leone Stars now under pressure https://www.aclsports.com/john-keister-leone-stars-now-under-pressure/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=john-keister-leone-stars-now-under-pressure https://www.aclsports.com/john-keister-leone-stars-now-under-pressure/#respond Mon, 16 Nov 2020 23:46:09 +0000 https://www.aclsports.com/?p=35084 Sierra Leone head coach John Keister has told www.aclsports.com that his Leone Stars side are now under pressure as they face Nigeria for the second time in five days, on Tuesday. The Leone Stars pulled off a miraculous 4-4 draw against the Super Eagles in an Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier at the Samuel

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Super Eagles undergo Covid-19 tests at Freetown Airport https://www.aclsports.com/super-eagles-undergo-covid-19-tests-at-freetown-airport/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=super-eagles-undergo-covid-19-tests-at-freetown-airport https://www.aclsports.com/super-eagles-undergo-covid-19-tests-at-freetown-airport/#respond Mon, 16 Nov 2020 18:01:20 +0000 https://www.aclsports.com/?p=35098 #YourSportsMemo can confirm that the Super Eagles of Nigeria have arrived in Freetown, Sierra Leone, ahead of their crucial AFCON2022Q against the Leone Stars on Tuesday.  The Super Eagles landed lunchtime Monday with coach Gernot Rohr, his backroom staff, and 22 players on board from Benin City, venue of the first leg thriller against Tuesday’s

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Muslim Community Sch win Ajanah U15 Athletic tourney https://www.aclsports.com/muslim-community-sch-win-ajanah-u15-athletic-tourney/#utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=muslim-community-sch-win-ajanah-u15-athletic-tourney https://www.aclsports.com/muslim-community-sch-win-ajanah-u15-athletic-tourney/#respond Sun, 15 Nov 2020 21:09:59 +0000 https://www.aclsports.com/?p=35081 Muslim Community Secondary School emerged overall winners of the maiden Justice Nasiru Ajanah U17 Track and Field Athletic Championship. The Lokoja based college scooped five gold, three silver and three bronze medals to finish top of the medals table at the event held at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja on Saturday. Government Science Secondary School came

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