Nigeria 3-2 Cameroon: Ndidi simplification key to comeback

One of the intriguing things about international football is how national teams seek to take advantage…

Nigeria v Cameroon: The tactical battle

The weight of history certainly makes Saturday’s AFCON Round of 16 clash between Nigeria and Cameroon…

Nigeria 1-0 Guinea: Iwobi v Diawara sets the tone

That this duel between the game’s two outstanding playmakers was ultimately about defensive application is, in…

AFCON 2019: Five tactical observations (Matchday 1)

Here, however, are a couple of tactical points of interest that have jumped out after the…

AFCON 2019 scouting report: Burundi

Burundi make their bow at the Africa Cup of Nations against Nigeria on Saturday in Group…