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2021 AFCON Group D: Sudan Play Djurtus of Guinea-Bissau Today

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2021 AFCON Group D: Sudan Play Djurtus of Guinea-Bissau Today

2021 AFCON Group D: Sudan Play Djurtus of Guinea-Bissau Today

Sudan and Guinea-Bissau get their Africa Cup of Nations campaign underway on Tuesday when they go head to head in Group D at the Stade Roumde Adjia.

Both sides have been drawn in Group D, alongside Nigeria and Egypt, and will be seeking to pick up an opening-day win to set the pace for their subsequent group outings against the two African giants.

Ranked 125th in the latest FIFA World Rankings and 33rd in Africa, Sudan are one of the surprise entries at this year’s Africa Cup of Nations and will be making their ninth appearance in the competition.

After a sloppy start to the qualifiers, where they picked up three points from their opening three games in Group C, the Falcons of Jediane turned a corner in their final three games, claiming maximum points, including a final-day 2-0 win over third-placed South Africa which sealed their ticket to Cameroon.

The Northeastern African side, who lifted the title as host nation in 1970, when they edged out Ghana 1-0 in the final, have merely been spectators since then, only making it past the group stage in their last appearance back in 2012.

Sudan head into Tuesday’s game without a win in 10 consecutive games, losing seven and managing three draws since a 1-0 victory over Libya in the Arab Cup qualifiers on June 19.

This horrid run saw them miss out on a place in the playoffs of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers before suffering a group-stage exit from the Arab Cup, where they lost each of their three games, while shipping 10 goals and failing to find the back of the net.

With more Herculean games against two of the most experienced and decorated African sides in Nigeria and Egypt still to come, Sudan will look to end this poor run and mark their return to the tournament on a winning note.

However, standing in their way is a Guinea-Bissau side who they failed to defeat in two successive meetings last year, losing 4-2 in September before holding out for an uneventful goalless draw two months later in Group I of the World Cup qualifiers.

Meanwhile, Guinea-Bissau secured qualification into the tournament by the skin of their teeth, securing a 3-0 victory over Congo in their final qualification game back in March 2021.

Baciro Cande’s side won three and lost three of their six games to collect nine points and finish one point above third-placed Congo and five adrift of group winners Senegal in group I of the qualifiers.

Like Sudan, Guinea-Bissau head into Tuesday’s game in poor form, picking up just one win from their most recent six games, while losing two and claiming three draws, which saw them fail to progress into the next phase of the World Cup qualifiers.

The Djurtus, who are currently ranked 106th in the world, have made just two appearances at the Africa Cup of Nations, which came in 2017 and 2019, when they failed to taste victory and crashed out in the group stages respectively.

While Guinea-Bissau may not necessarily have their sights on conquering the continent, a first knockout stage appearance at the prestigious tournament will be the goal, and picking up their first-ever win should help set the pace for what is to come.

Sudan possible starting lineup: Eshrein; Nemer, Karshoum, Hassan, Mohamedein; Al Rasheed, Khedr, Mahjoub; Hamed, Abdelrahman, Nooh

Guinea-Bissau possible starting lineup: Mendes; Nanu, Sangatte, Djalo, Cande; Jaquite, Semedo, Pele; Jorginho, Mendy, Piqueti

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(Video) Lady Burns Her Ex-Boyfriend After Discovering He Was Planning To Marry Another Lady

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(Video) Lady Burns Her Ex-Boyfriend After Discovering He Was Planning To Marry Another Lady

(Video) Lady Burns Her Ex-Boyfriend After Discovering He Was Planning To Marry Another Lady

A woman and her ex-boyfriend were both severely burned after the woman set a fire specifically for her ex.

Woman sets her ex-boyfriend on fire in Abia state after discovering he was about marrying another woman after dumping her (Graphic photos/videos)

Woman sets her ex-boyfriend on fire in Abia state after discovering he was about marrying another woman after dumping her (Graphic photos/videos)

The incident occurred in Abia, Nigeria.

When Oluchi learned that her ex-husband, who had recently abandoned her, was marrying another woman, she set fire to him.

The ex-boyfriend managed to bring Oluchi close to him as the fire enveloped him, and she was also engulfed by the flames.

Both were rescued and sent to the hospital with third-degree burns.

 

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Top Most Anticipated Nigerian Albums Of 2022

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Top Most Anticipated Nigerian Albums Of 2022

Top Most Anticipated Nigerian Albums Of 2022

It is factual to state that a lot of albums did not drop in 2021. The Roaster of Albums to drop in 2022 and the caliber of artists dropping the same, however, seem quite Impressive. We examine the most anticipated Nigerian exams of 2022.

1. Adekunle Gold – Adekunle Gold now popularly known as AG baby has hinted that his fourth studio album “ Catch Me if You Can “ will drop in February 2022.

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The Singer who rebranded from his folklore/ballad music style into mainstream Afropop with the release of his 2019 single “ Kelegbe Megbe” has enjoyed massive success since the transition . His third album “ Afropop” was a massive commercial success and “ High “ feat Davido is one of his most successful singles ever, topping charts in Nigeria and other African countries.

One of the singles of the Album “ mercy “ is set to drop in January ,2022.

2. Wizkid : Ayo Balogun aka Wizkid has enjoyed unprecedented success in 2020 and 2021 courtesy of his highly successful “ Made in Lagos “ album . The Album produced hit singles like Ginger feat Burna Boy, No stress ,Mood feat Buju, Anoti and the revolutionary “ Essence” feat Tems.

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Made in Lagos is regarded as a classic by many music lovers and critics with Essence peaking at no 9 on billboard hot 100 and getting a Grammy nomination .

Wizkid announced that in November 2021 his next project will be titled “ More love less Ego “ and possible features include Wande Coal , Bella Shmurda, Buju and other international acts . The project is Likely to drop Before March , 2022.

3. Fireboy : “ Mi o kin Fagbo, but am on molly, My Third Album is Loading”. These lines are from Fireboy’s monster hit single “ Peru” released in 2021 .

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Fireboy’s First Project “ Laughters Tears and GooseBumps” and his second project “ Apollo” have been certified by music lovers and critics as classics . Fireboy’s Talent has never been in question and with a presumed line up of Wizkid , Wande Coal, Olamide , Ed Sheeran , his next project is projected to be his best yet .

The album powered by YBNL and Empire is expected to drop in 2021.

4. Burna Boy – African Giant announced that his next album tentatively titled “ Outsider “ will drop in 2022 . The album which will be a follow up to the Grammy award winning “ Twice as Tall” album is projected to have features with Wizkid , Wande Coal and other prominent international acts .

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The album will be released under Spaceship/Atlantic Records partnership.

5. Wande Coal : Following A deal with Empire , A monster hit single “ Again” and a rumored collaboration with American Singer Tpain, Talented Nigerian Singer Wande Coal is set to release his third studio album in his 15 year career span during the course of 2022 music calendar .

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6. Rema : Divine Ikubor aka Rema is one of the big stars from foremost Nigerian label , Mavins Records . The talented artiste has managed to remain on top of his game despite his lack of a debut album .

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Rema who was introduced into Mainstream Nigerian music scene in 2018 with his Iron man Ep birthing hits like “ Corny” and “Dumebi” has hinted that his 2022 album will change the game . The talented act has called his genre of music “Afrorave” and expected features on the album tentatively titled “ Rave and Roses “ include Willow smith , 6lack , Donjazzy, Dprince , Ruger and many more .

7. Santi – Rapid fire Crooner , Santi announced that his sophomore album “ Subaru Boys “ will drop in 2021. However in an Instagram post , he apologized for the delay and assured fans that the album will drop soon as management wanted to ensure everything is in place . The album did not drop in 2021 and is expected to drop in 2022 with Amaarae , koffee and Madison2500 features .

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8. Fave – Following her twitter fame and the release of hit singles like Dead Ass Love , Nobody But You and Beautifully , Fave started gaining a cult following and landed two features “ Want “ and “ Ponpon “on veteran Rapper Olamide’s 2020 album “ UY SCUTI “. She also inked a deal with Empawa owned by Mr Eazi and are recent single “ Baby Riddim “ is doing massive numbers and airplays. Her debut album is expected to drop in 2022.

9. Naira Marley – Street Music Crooner and the Marlian boss , Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley announced in 2021 that his debut album will drop same year. However due to management issues , the album couldn’t drop at the time .

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The “ Soapy “ Crooner has however promised fans that the album will drop in 2022 as he released the first single off the project titled “ First Time in America “. The project is set to feature label mates mohbad , Lyta, Fabianblu, Zinoleesky and cblack .

10. Runtown : Mad over You Crooner , Runtown has been off the mainstream Nigerian music scene for a while . The Artiste last released major single remains “ What happens in lagos “ in late 2020. His sophomore album “ SIGNS “ is expected to drop in year 2022 .

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11. Chike – Following a successful debut album entitled “ Boo of the Booless ”. Chike warmed his way into the hearts of millions of Nigerian music lovers . His single “ Running to You “ feat Simi is one of the biggest songs of 2021. Chike sophomore album “ Brother’s Keeper “ is expected to drop in January , 2022.

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AFCON 2021: National Teams Full Squads Of Group A

The Africa Cup of Nations kicks off on 9 January and all participating teams have submitted their final 28-man squads.

Below is full list of players who be playing in the tournament, starting with Group A.

CAMEROON:

2021 Africa Cup of Nations: Full squads- Group A

Goalkeepers: Efala Komguep Jean Efala (Akwa United FC, Nigeria), Simon Omossola (AS Vita Club, DR Congo), Devis Epassy (OFI Crete, Greece), Andre Onana (Ajax, Netherlands).

Defenders: Collins Fai (Standard Liege, Belgium), Olivier Mbaizo (Philadelphia Union, USA), Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui (Gent, Belgium), JC Castelletto (Nantes, France), Harold Moukoudi (St Etienne, France), Enzo Ebosse (Angers, France), Ambroise Oyongo Bitolo (Montpellier, France), Jerome Onguene (Red Bull Salzburg, Austria), Nouhou Tolo (Seattle Sounders, USA).

Midfielders: Jean Onana Junior (Bordeaux, France), Malong Kunde (Olympiakos, Greece), Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa (Napoli, Italy), Samuel Gouet Oum (Mechelen, Belgium), Martin Hongla (Hellas Verona, Italy), James Lea Siliki (Middlesbrough, England), Yvan Neyou (St Etienne, France).

Forwards: Ignatius Ganago (Lens, France), Christian Bassogog (Shanghai Shenua, China), Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (Bayern Munich, Germany), Stephane Bahoken (Angers, France), Karl Toko-Ekambi (Lyon, France), Moumi Ngamaleu (Young Boys, Switzerland), Vincent Aboubakar (Al Nasr, Saudi Arabia), Clinton Njie (Dinamo Moscow, Russia).

BURKINA FASO:

Goalkeepers: Herve Koffi (Charleroi, Belgium), Aboubacar Sawadogo (Kadiogo, Burkina Faso), Soufiane Farid Ouedraogo (Fuenlabrada, Spain), Kilian Nikiema (ADO Den Haag, Netherlands).

Defenders: Edmond Tapsoba (Bayer Leverkusen, Germany), Issoufou Dayo (Renaissance Berkane, Morocco), Steeve Yago (Aris Limassol, Cyprus), Oula Traore (Horoya, Guinea), Patrick Malo (Hassania Agadir, Morocco), Issa Kabore (Troyes, France), Hermann Nikiema (Salitas, Burkina Faso), Soumaila Ouattara (FUS Rabat, Morocco).

Midfielders: Adama Guira (Racing Rioja, Spain), Blati Toure (Eskilstuna, Sweden), Gustavo Sangare (Quevilly-Rouen, France), Ismahila Ouedraogo (PAOK, Greece), Dramane Nikiema (Horoya, Guinea), Saidou Simpore (Ittihad of Alexandria, Egypt), Eric Traore (Pyramids, Egypt), Cyrille Barros Bayala (AC Ajaccio, France), Hassane Bande (Istra 1961, Croatia).

Forwards: Dango Ouattara (Lorient, France), Cheick Djibril Ouattara (Olympique Safi, Morocco), Zakaria Sanogo (Ararat-Armenia, Armenia), Kouame Botue (AC Ajaccio, France), Bertrand Traore (Aston Villa, England), Abdoul Tapsoba (Standard Liege, Belgium), Mohamed Konate (Akhmat, Russia).

ETHIOPIA:

Goalkeepers: Teklemariam Shanko (Sidama Coffee, Ethiopia), Fasil Gebremichael (Bahir Dar Ketema, Ethiopia), Jemal Tassew (Adama Ketema, Ethiopia), Firew Getahun Alemayhu (Dire Dawa, Ethiopia).

Defenders: Asrat Tunjo (Ethiopian Coffee, Ethiopia), Suleiman Hamid (St George, Ethiopia), Remedan Yesouf (Wolkite K, Ethiopia), Desta Yohannes (Adama K, Ethiopia), Aschalew Tamene (Fasil K, Ethiopia), Yared Bayeh (Fasil K, Ethiopia), Mignot Debebe (St George, Ethiopia), Menaf Awol (Bahir Dar K, Ethiopia).

Midfielders: Amanuel Yohannes (Ethiopian Coffee, Ethiopia), Gatuoch Panom (St George, Ethiopia), Shemeles Bekele (El Gouna, Egypt), Mesoud Mohammed (Jimma AJ, Ethiopia), Fitsum Alemu (Bahir Dar K, Ethiopia), Firew Solomon (Sidama Coffee, Ethiopia), Bezabeh Meleyou (Fasil K, Ethiopia), Surafel Mengistu (Fasil K, Ethiopia), Yihun Zewide (Fasil K, Ethiopia).

Forwards: Abubeker Nassir (Ethiopian Coffee, Ethiopia), Getaneh Kebede (Wolkite K, Ethiopia), Amanuel Gebremichael (St George, Ethiopia), Shemeket Gugsa (Fasil K, Ethiopia), Mujib Kassim (JS Kabylie, Algeria), Mesfin Taffese (Hawassa K, Ethiopia), Dawa Hotessa (Adama K, Ethiopia).

CAPE VERDE:

Goalkeepers: Vozinha (AEL Limassol, Cyprus), Marcio da Rosa (Montalegre, Portugal), Keven Ramos (Mindelese, Cape Verde), Elber Evora (AEL Limassol, Cyprus).

Defenders: Stopira (Fehervar, Hungary), Steven Fortes (Oostende, Belgium), Jeffry Fortes (De Graafschap, Netherlands), Steve Furtado (Beroe, Bulgaria), Roberto Lopes (Shamrock Rovers, Republic of Ireland), Joao Paulo Fernandes (Feirense, Portugal), Diney Borges (AS Far, Morocco), Ponck (Istanbul Basaksehir, Turkey), Dylan Tavares (Neuchatel Xamax, Switzerland), Delmiro Nascimento (Aris Limassol, Cyprus).

Midfielders: Kenny Rocha (Oostende, Belgium), Nuno Borges (Casa Pia, Portugal), Patrick Andrade (Qarabag, Azerbaijan), Jamiro Monteior (Philadelphia Union, USA), Nenass (Aalesund, Norway), Marco Soares (Arouca, Portugal).

Forwards: Ryan Mendes (Al Nasr, UAE), Willy Semedo (Pafos, Cyprus), Gilson Tavares (Estoril-Praia, Portugal), Willis Furtado (FK Jerv, Norway), Julio Tavares (Al Faisaly, Saudi Arabia), Garry Rodrigues (Olympiakos, Greece), Lisandro Semedo (Fortuna Sittard, Netherlands), Djaniny Semedo (Trabzonsport, Turkey).

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