Football fans in Omu-Aran, Kwara, on yesteerday said Super Eagles victory against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in the World Cup qualifier today would be a wonderful Sallah gift for Nigeria. The fans who spoke in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) charged the Super Eagles to put in their best to […]
Bafana Bafana rounded off their single training session at Nike Centre in Soweto on Monday afternoon which was attended by all local-based players ahead of Friday’s Fifa World Cup qualifier against Cape Verde. The team leaves for the Atlantic Ocean Island on Tuesday morning and are expected to arrive at around 8pm the same day. […]
D’Tigress were unbeaten in their seven matches to the final of the continental championship. This was made known yesterday in an electronic mail sent by NBBF to the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) in Abuja. NAN reports the girls defeated formidable teams, including defending champion, Senegal and the hosts Mali, 48-47 points in their semi-final match […]
Nigerian forward, Victor Moses is happy to have spent five years as a Chelsea player. Last week marked the fifth anniversary of Moses joining and he is fulfilled to be a key player for the Premier League champions, who have sent him out on loan thrice: to Liverpool, Stoke and West Ham. “It does feel […]
Manchester United remain on top of the league as they continued their 100% start in the 2017/18 Premier League season as they beat Leicester City 2-0 at Old Trafford on Saturday. Second half goals from Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini ensured that Jose Mourinho’s team won their third straight league game which has helped them […]
Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, has blasted Barcelona’s board, saying the club “deserve much better”. Neymar left Barca for PSG earlier this summer in a world-record €222 move, despite having signed a contract extension last year. The 25-year-old has scored three times in two appearances for the Ligue 1 giants. Speaking to reporters after a 6-2 […]
Cristiano Ronaldo has been suspended for five games after he was sent off in Real Madrid’s 3-1 win against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup first leg on Sunday. He was given a one-match ban for being shown two yellow cards at the Nou Camp, one for taking off his shirt to celebrate and another […]
Cristiano Ronaldo had an eventful game in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday. Coming on as a sub in the 58th minute he scored a stunner in the 80th minute to put Real Madrid 2-1 up (they went on to win 3-1) and celebrated by taking off his shirt and holding […]
Out-of-favour Chelsea striker Diego Costa has launched an angry broadside against both the club and manager Antonio Conte, accusing them of treating him like a “criminal”. Costa, 28, has been informed by Conte that he has no future at the club and having been frozen out of the first-team squad, the Brazil-born Spain international has […]
Arsenal open their Premier League season with a match against Leicester City on Friday at Emirates Stadium. The Gunners go into the game having won the Community Shield at Wembley and will be in a confident mood even if there are a number of injury doubts for the clash. Here is a possible line-up.
Ivorian defender Serge Aurier has agreed to a five-year deal to join Manchester United from Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), according to reports. Although Jose Mourinho’s club is yet to agree on a fee with PSG, Goal says Aurier has completed personal terms with United and will be at Old Trafford stadium until 2022. The 24-year-old will […]
Floyd Mayweather says he’s fighting ‘for all the blacks around the world’ after Conor McGregor’s racially insensitive remarks. When Conor McGregor made comments that were found offensive to African-Americans during the Mayweather-McGregor media tour, Floyd Mayweather wasn’t about to just sweep it under the rug. Instead, the undefeated boxer promises to make his opponent pay […]
ESPN Brasil reports that Liverpool’s board have agreed to sell the Brazilian playmaker to the Catalan giants for £90m – against the wishes of manager Jurgen Klopp – after the player expressed a desire to move to the Nou Camp.
Mikel Obi has vowed to do everything to ensure the Super Eagles qualify for next year’s World Cup in Russia. Nigeria, who currently sit atop Group B Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers on six points, are gearing up for their vital qualifying double-header against their eternal rivals Cameroon, who are second in the group on […]
Manchester City forward and potentially soon-to-be Leicester City player Kelechi Iheanacho is facing a legal battle in the United States after allegations that the Nigerian international misled a court in Pennsylvania over his relationship with a former agent. Iheanacho pulled out of a contract with American-based First Eleven Management in 2015 and, according to The Sun, […]