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Read latest on AFCON 2024 matchday 2, Real Madrid and Ivan Toney.

Ivan Toney confirmed to start on his return vs Nottingham Forest.

England forward, Ivan Toney received an 8 month ban for breaching the Premier League betting rules, stopping him from even training with the team. With the suspension now over, Brentford manager, Frank Thomas has confirmed that the striker will start in Saturday’s clash versus Nottingham Forest. With Bryan Mbeumo out for the next weeks, Ivan Toney’s return will be immensely useful to the club. Toney, who has not ruled out a potential move to a top PL club, will be looking to commence his first league game with a bang.

Equatorial Guinea defeats Guinea Bissau in six goal thriller.

Equatorial Guinea has defeated has defeated Guinea Bissau in a six goal thriller to inch closer to a imminent round of 16 qualification in the AFCON 2023 Group A. In a very entertaining match, former Middlesbrough player, Emilio Nsue scored a hat trick, with Josete Miranda’s second half goal helping Equatorial Guinea secure a 4-2 win. Despite sitting first on the Group A table with four points, the Los Elefantes will face host country, Ivory Coast as they look to secure their qualification.

Ghana and Egypt settle for a 2-2 draw as Salah sustains injury.

Egypt and Ghana played out an entertaining game as both sides sealed off a 2-2 draw in their second game of the tournament. After Salah suffered a first half injury, Ghana’s Mohammed Kudus opened the scoring with a beautiful strike from outside the box. Egypt responded quick in the second half, as Omar Marmoush took advantage of Inaki Williams’ back pass. Mohammed Kudus have the black stars a second lead two minutes later with a superb curler. Three minutes later, Trezeguet stole the ball off substitute, Osman Bukari, crossing to Mostafa Mohamed who guided the ball home for the equalizer.

Ekong converts penalty to hand Nigeria crucial win vs Ivory Coast.

The Super Eagles, after a 1-1 draw against Equatorial Guinea on matchday 1, were under pressure to secure a victory. In a huge face off against host country, Ivory Coast, Nigeria proved to be formidable, securing a 1-0 victory, all thanks to Ekong’s penalty. Despite Victor Osimhen not being on the scoresheet, his runs were lethal in helping Nigeria win the second half penalty. With this win, the Super Eagles finally end their six-game conceding run, as they edge towards a round of 16 qualification. They sit second, level on point with Equatorial Guinea and will face Guinea Bissau for their final group stage game.

Real Madrid treble dreams killed after Atletico Madrid loss.

A big contender in the Champions League and the present league leaders, Real Madrid seemed to be on the trajectory to secure its first ever treble. However, arch-rival, Atletico Madrid shattered this dream after extra-time 4-2 win over Real Madrid in the Copa Del Rey quarter finals on Thursday. In a hugely contested game, Antoine Griezmann’s superb goal in the 105th minute of the game Riquelme’s 119th minute goals were enough to send Atletico Madrid to the semi finals of the competition.

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1 month ago

Exclusive stories across global football.Read latest on AFCON 2024 matchday 2, Real Madrid and Ivan Toney.Express your point of view.

Adeoye Adegoke
1 month ago

I love following sports stories too! It’s always exciting to stay updated on the latest happenings in the world of football. AFCON 2024 matchday 2 sounds like it’s going to be intense. I can’t wait to find out the results and see how the teams are performing.
And speaking of football, Real Madrid is always a team to watch. They have a rich history and a talented squad. It’s interesting to see how they’re doing and what new developments are happening within the club.
Ivan Toney is also someone to keep an eye on. He’s been making waves in the football world, and it’s exciting to see his progress and how he’s performing. It’s always great to discover new talents and see them shine on the field.

1 month ago

Ivan Toney, an England forward, didn’t even get to train with the team during his eight-month ban for breaking Premier League betting regulations. The striker will start Saturday’s match against Nottingham Forest, according to Brentford boss Frank Thomas, who has confirmed that the player’s suspension has ended am so happy for him that is back to game. Their second match of the tournament ended in a 2-2 draw between Egypt and Ghana, which was an interesting match.

1 month ago

This matchup between Nigeria and the Ivory Coast proved to be tough, as they won 1-0 thanks to a penalty kick from Ekong. Although Real Madrid appeared to be headed toward their first-ever treble, their rival’s strengths has scattered them. 

1 month ago

Exciting updates in sports! Glad to see Ivan Toney back for Brentford. Equatorial Guinea’s win in AFCON is promising. Concerned about Salah’s injury but impressed with the 2-2 draw between Egypt and Ghana. Super Eagles’ 1-0 win against Ivory Coast is a relief, and unfortunate for Real Madrid to exit the Copa Del Rey. Football emotions running high!