Again, gunmen kidnap Samson Siasia’s mother

16 July 2019
Again, gunmen kidnap Samson Siasia’s mother

Gunmen yesterday invaded Odoni community in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State and abducted the mother of former Super Eagles player and coach, Samson Siasia. The state Police Public...

Fit again, Christian Chukwu wants to play in Super Eagles’ defence

15 July 2019
Fit again, Christian Chukwu wants to play in Super Eagles’ defence

Former Super Eagles Captain/Coach’s wife, Mrs. Lilian Chukwu (left); her husband, Mr. Christian Chukwu; and the Acting Chief Operating Officer, Zenon Oil, Mr. Phillip Akinola…at the weekend. A Couple of...

Mahrez stunner sends Algeria into Africa Cup of Nations final

15 July 2019
Mahrez stunner sends Algeria into Africa Cup of Nations final

Algeria’s forward Riyad Mahrez (R) scores a free-kick during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) Semi-final football match between Algeria and Nigeria at the Cairo International stadium in Cairo...

Chukwueze shaping up to become Nigeria’s next most marketable footballer

13 July 2019
Chukwueze shaping up to become Nigeria’s next most marketable footballer

On a night when Nigeria triumphed against South Africa to reach the semi-finals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, the brightest star on the pitch was 20-year-old Samuel Chukwueze,...

Allow your female children play football - Asisat Oshoala

13 July 2019
Allow your female children play football - Asisat Oshoala

Asisat Oshoala Super Falcon striker and FC Barcelona female forward, Asisat Oshoala has urged African parents to support their girl child who aspire to become professional footballers. Oshoala during a...

Algeria will be tougher than Cameroon, S’Africa, says Ighalo

13 July 2019
Algeria will be tougher than Cameroon, S’Africa, says Ighalo

Odion Ighalo, Nigeria’s point man at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, says the semi-final clash against Algeria will be “tougher” for the Super Eagles than previous matches....

Ronaldinho 'had two beds in mansion for two girlfriends - and swapped each night'

13 July 2019
Ronaldinho 'had two beds in mansion for two girlfriends - and swapped each night'

Despite his famously goofy smile, footie star Ronaldinho had a knack for scoring off the pitch as well as on it. And the result that really raised eyebrows was the...

FIFA increases punishment for racism in football

12 July 2019
FIFA increases punishment for racism in football

The world football governing body, FIFA has increased punishment for racist incidents. They will be doubling their minimum ban for racist incidents to 10 games and will allow players to...

AFCON 2019: Nigeria to face Algeria in semi-final

12 July 2019
AFCON 2019: Nigeria to face Algeria in semi-final

The semi-final fixtures of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will be a battle of West Africa Vs North Africa. The Super Eagles of Nigeria will take on Algeria in...

AFCON 2019: Dangote, Otedola pledge dollar rain for Eagles

11 July 2019
AFCON 2019: Dangote, Otedola pledge dollar rain for Eagles

The day after their efficient performance against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa (conquerors of seven-time champions and host nation Egypt) that saw them reach the semi-finals of AFCON 2019,...

AFCON 2019: Yobo, Okocha hail VAR decision against Super Eagles

11 July 2019
AFCON 2019: Yobo, Okocha hail VAR decision against Super Eagles

Ex-Internationals Joseph Yobo and Austin Jay-Jay Okocha have hailed the decision of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) which awarded a “contentious goal” to South Africa in the quarter-final game against...

Super Eagles eliminate South Africa to cruise to AFCON 2019 semi-finals

11 July 2019
Super Eagles eliminate South Africa to cruise to AFCON 2019 semi-finals

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are through to the semi-finals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after defeating the Bafana Bafana of South Africa 2-1 at the Cairo International...

Egypt 2019 shows African football has grown - Kanu Nwankwo

11 July 2019
Egypt 2019 shows African football has grown - Kanu Nwankwo

Nigerian and African football legend, Nwankwo Kanu says that football in the continent has greatly improved since his playing days, crediting the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for the efforts...

Rohr promises fireworks against B’ Bafana

10 July 2019
Rohr promises fireworks against B’ Bafana

Super Eagles Manager Gernot Rohr is playing a mind game when he declared that their quarterfinal opponents South Africa are the favourites to advance. The German promised a cracker at...

Egypt 2019: CAF brings VAR forward to q’finals

09 July 2019
Egypt 2019: CAF brings VAR forward to q’finals

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system will be introduced from the quarter-final stage of the Africa Cup of Nations, increasing the possibility of drama in a tournament traditionally filled with...

'I’ll sack Gernot Rohr if I were NFF boss' – Segun Odegbami

09 July 2019
'I’ll sack Gernot Rohr if I were NFF boss' – Segun Odegbami

Segun Odegbami, a former national team captain says he would have sacked Gernot Rohr after Nigeria’s 2-0 defeat to Madagascar at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations if he were...

Tanzania sacks Emmanuel Amuneke as Coach

09 July 2019
Tanzania sacks Emmanuel Amuneke as Coach

Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) has relieved Emmanuel Amuneke of his job following the poor performance of the Taifa Stars in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt. The...

Serena Williams fined k for damaging Wimbledon court

09 July 2019
Serena Williams fined k for damaging Wimbledon court

Serena Williams will be paying ,000 in fines, after damaging a Wimbledon tennis court during a pre-tourney practice session. It was alleged that the American tennis star damaged the practice...

Lionel Messi may face two-year ban for Copa America “corruption” comments

09 July 2019
Lionel Messi may face two-year ban for Copa America “corruption” comments

Lionel Messi is facing a potential two-year ban from international football following his comments made after Argentina’s victory over Chile in the third-place playoff at Copa America. Argentina were beaten...

Nigeria vs Cameroon: What I told my mates at half-time – Ighalo

08 July 2019
Nigeria vs Cameroon: What I told my mates at half-time – Ighalo

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo has revealed what he told his teammates before the second half of their round of 16 encounter with Cameroon, saying the charge contributed to their...

Lionel Messi conspiracy claims cast a cloud over Copa America thanks to CONMEBOL's silence

07 July 2019
Lionel Messi conspiracy claims cast a cloud over Copa America thanks to CONMEBOL's silence

It's not about the red card. It's about what Lionel Messi said and did after Argentina's win over Chile to secure third place in the Copa America. "We don't have...

Former Rio de Janeiro governor admits he paid million bribe to host 2016 Olympics

05 July 2019
Former Rio de Janeiro governor admits he paid  million bribe to host 2016 Olympics

The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilian seaside city would...

Frank Lampard appointed Chelsea manager as club legend returns to Stamford Bridge

04 July 2019
Frank Lampard appointed Chelsea manager as club legend returns to Stamford Bridge

Chelsea have appointed Frank Lampard as their new manager as the club legend makes a sensational return to Stamford Bridge. Lampard, the club's all-time top goalscorer, has signed a three-year...

Messi fails again as Brazil beat Argentina for Copa America final

03 July 2019
Messi fails again as Brazil beat Argentina for Copa America final

Agony for Lionel Messi as Argentina fail to beat Brazil to reach Copa America final Lionel Messi has again failed to win for Argentina as Copa America hosts Brazil humbled...

Westerhof faults Rohr’s tactics against Madagascar

03 July 2019
Westerhof faults Rohr’s tactics against Madagascar

Former Super Eagles manager, Clemens Westerhof, has criticized the tactics adopted by current boss Gernot Rohr in the 2-0 loss to Madagascar in the ongoing African Cup of Nations. Rohr...

15-year-old tennis star defeats Venus Williams, 39, at Wimbledon 2019

02 July 2019
15-year-old tennis star defeats Venus Williams, 39, at Wimbledon 2019

American junior tennis player, Coco Gauff has just defeated, Venus Williams, 39, the big sister of tennis legend, Serena Williams at the ongoing Wimbledon tournament. The 15-year-old who is the...

AFCON: Madagascar shock fumbling Super Eagles

01 July 2019
AFCON: Madagascar shock fumbling Super Eagles

No shame in losing to Madagascar –Rohr The Super Eagles suffered an embarrassing 2-0 defeat to Madagascar in their final Group B match of the 2019 AFCON in Egypt on...

2019 AFCON: Eagles want five more matches - Rohr

29 June 2019
2019 AFCON: Eagles want five more matches - Rohr

SUPER Eagles’ Technical Adviser has told NationSport that his personal ambition is for his team to play in the remaining five matches of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations holding...

I am proud to play for Nigeria — Ola Aina

29 June 2019
I am proud to play for Nigeria — Ola Aina

SUPER Eagles’ defender Ola Aina is happy to star for Nigeria at the ongoing 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt. The Former England youth international has 10 caps for...

Court bars AC Milan from Europa League

28 June 2019
Court bars AC Milan from Europa League

AC Milan players AC Milan have been excluded from the 2019-20 Europa League as a result of Financial Fair Play (FFP) breaches, the Court of Arbitration for Sport has announced....

‘I smoke 60 cigarettes a day’, reveals Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri

28 June 2019
‘I smoke 60 cigarettes a day’, reveals Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has a bad smoking habit according to his own admission but the Europa League winning coach has now revealed the number of cigarettes he smokes in...

Why Falcons refused to leave France —NFF

23 June 2019
Why Falcons refused to leave France —NFF

The Nigerian Football Federation has provided insight into why the Super Falcons protested over unpaid bonuses, following their elimination from the Women’s World Cup in France, explaining that they demanded...

Super Falcons refuse to leave their hotel in France until their share of the FIFA money is paid

23 June 2019
Super Falcons refuse to leave their hotel in France until their share of the FIFA money is paid

Nigerian Super Falcons players staged a sit-in protest last night, refusing to leave their hotel in France until all of their outstanding bonuses are paid, following the team's elimination from...

Federer wins 10th Halle title, 102nd career title

23 June 2019
Federer wins 10th Halle title, 102nd career title

Roger Federer: makes record 10th title in Halle Swiss ace Roger Federer has won his 10th Halle title after 13 finals, overpowering Belgian David Goffin in two straight sets 7-6...

Sub Ighalo snatches Nigeria winner against stubborn Burundi

23 June 2019
Sub Ighalo snatches Nigeria winner against stubborn Burundi

Nigeria’s forward Odion Ighalo (C) celebrates his goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) football match between Nigeria and Burundi at Alexandria Stadium on June 22, 2019. Giuseppe...

AFCON 2019: Iheanacho set to replace Samuel Kalu in Super Eagles squad

22 June 2019
AFCON 2019: Iheanacho set to replace Samuel Kalu in Super Eagles squad

Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, has been contacted and placed on standby, as Nigeria await a decision from the CAF Medical Committee on Samuel Kalu’s participation at the Africa Nations...

2019 AFCON: Okocha speaks on Iwobi, Rohr, Super Eagles chances

22 June 2019
2019 AFCON: Okocha speaks on Iwobi, Rohr, Super Eagles chances

Former Super Eagles and Bolton Wanderers captain, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha, has spoken about his nephew, Alex Iwobi, coach Gernot Rohr and the chances of the John Obi Mikel-led team winning...

2019 AFCON: Super Eagles striker, suffers heart attack 24-hours before AFCON, collapsed in training

22 June 2019
2019 AFCON: Super Eagles striker, suffers heart attack 24-hours before AFCON, collapsed in training

Super Eagles forward, Samue Kalu, on Friday suffered a heart attack during training in Egypt, just a day before the Nigeria’s Afcon opener According to reports, the 21-year-old player collapsed...

Top players to watch at 2019 AFCON

22 June 2019
Top players to watch at 2019 AFCON

Africas greatest football showpiece got underway yesterday with the battle between host Egypt and Zimbabwe, LUKMAN OLOGUNRO brings you some of the players that are tipped to light up the...

Fernando Torres retires from football

21 June 2019
Fernando Torres retires from football

Fernando Torres: announces retirement from football Fernando Torres, the former Atletico Madrid, Liverpool and Chelsea forward who won the World Cup with Spain, announced Friday he was retiring. “I have...

Corruption Scandal: FIFA takes over running of CAF

20 June 2019
Corruption Scandal: FIFA takes over running of CAF

A drastic and dramatic overhaul of African football is expected to be announced on Thursday, the eve of the kickoff of the African Cup of Nations, in the wake of...

FIFA Women’s World Cup: Nigeria beat South Korea 2 - 0

12 June 2019
FIFA Women’s World Cup: Nigeria beat South Korea 2 - 0

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have kept their hope of qualifying for the next round at the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France after beating South Korea 2 -...

Women's World Cup 2019: USA break FIFA World Cup record, beating Thailand 13 - 0

12 June 2019
Women's World Cup 2019: USA break FIFA World Cup record, beating Thailand 13 - 0

Defending champions, United States have set a new FIFA World Cup record after thrashing Thailand 13-0 in their Group F match in Reims on Tuesday. The match was Thailand's heaviest...

Super Eagles’ final list was difficult- Rohr

10 June 2019
Super Eagles’ final list was difficult- Rohr

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has confessed that he found it difficult making up his mind to drop Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, and Rotherham United defender, Semi Ajayi, from...

Rohr drops Iheanacho, Ajayi from Afcon squad

09 June 2019
Rohr drops Iheanacho, Ajayi from Afcon squad

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles coach, has dropped Kelechi Iheanacho, Leicester City forward, and Rotterdam’s Semi Ajayi from the 23-man final squad for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) in...

WhatsApp conversations between Neymar and rape accuser Najila Trindade surface

09 June 2019
WhatsApp conversations between Neymar and rape accuser Najila Trindade surface

The WhatsApp conversations including raunchy messages betweenBrazilian footballer, Neymar and rape accuser Najila Trindade Mendes de Souza have been released by the Brazilian TV channel Globo. Trindade who appeared on...

Oduduru breaks multiple records to become second fastest African athlete ever

09 June 2019
Oduduru breaks multiple records to become second fastest African athlete ever

The Nigerian athlete Divine Oduduru has won his first NCAA 100m title clocking 9.86 seconds to become second African runner to achieve this feat. Oduduru’s 9.86 second was the second-fastest...

Real Madrid 'agree to double Eden Hazard's salary' from £200,000 to £400,000 per week.

07 June 2019
Real Madrid 'agree to double Eden Hazard's salary' from £200,000 to £400,000 per week.

Real Madrid has reportedly agreed to double Eden Hazard's Chelsea salary' to a staggering £400,000 per week when he finalises his £130million move. According to the Evening Standard, Madrid have...

African football president Ahmad Ahmad questioned in Paris

06 June 2019
African football president Ahmad Ahmad questioned in Paris

Fifa has confirmed that the president of the Confederation of African Football, Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad, was questioned on Thursday by French authorities in Paris. Last month the former secretary general...

CAF president arrested in France

06 June 2019
CAF president arrested in France

The president of the Confederation of African Football Ahmad Ahmad has been arrested in a Paris hotel by French police. According to Jeune Afrique, Ahmad was picked up around 8:30...

Gianni Infantino re-elected for a second term as FIFA president

05 June 2019
Gianni Infantino re-elected for a second term as FIFA president

Gianni Infantino was re-elected Wednesday June 5th by acclamation for a second term as FIFA president at the Congress of world football’s governing body in Paris. The 49 year-old, who...

Joshua triggers rematch clause against Ruiz

05 June 2019
Joshua triggers rematch clause against Ruiz

Anthony Joshua has triggered the rematch clause in his contract with Andy Ruiz, promoter Eddie Hearn has confirmed. Joshua suffered the first defeat of his professional career, being knocked to...

Flying Eagles refuse to leave Poland hotel over non-payment of allowances

04 June 2019
Flying Eagles refuse to leave Poland hotel over non-payment of allowances

The Flying Eagles have refused to leave their hotel in Poland over the non-payment of their allowances by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), an insider tells TheCable. The Nigerian team...

Andy Ruiz Jr to earn just £5m after stunning Anthony Joshua in world title fight... with the British heavyweight landing £20m despite shock defeat

02 June 2019
Andy Ruiz Jr to earn just £5m after stunning Anthony Joshua in world title fight... with the British heavyweight landing £20m despite shock defeat

Newly-crowned world champion Andy Ruiz Jr will bank just £5million after producing one of the greatest heavyweight upsets in history against Anthony Joshua at Madison Square Garden. The Mexican underdog...

Footballer Neymar denies rape allegations

02 June 2019
Footballer Neymar denies rape allegations

Brazilian football star Neymar da Silva denied rape allegations Sunday, publishing texts and photos he said prove he was set up, and his representative claimed he was the victim of...

Rest up, recover, regroup and come again - Tyson Fury tells Anthony Joshua

02 June 2019
Rest up, recover, regroup and come again - Tyson Fury tells Anthony Joshua

British Boxer Tyson Fury has told Nigerian-born boxer Anthony Joshua, that his defeat by underdog Andy Ruiz at Madison Square Garden, USA, on Saturday, was not a strange phenomenon. Fury...

'I'm sorry I let my friends and supporters down' - Anthony Joshua

02 June 2019
'I'm sorry I let my friends and supporters down' - Anthony Joshua

The sold-out crowd in New York which was largely in favor of Anthony Joshua were left stunned and silent when the champion was knocked out in the 7th round of...

Ruiz Jr defeats Anthony Joshua to become first Mexican world heavyweight champion

02 June 2019
Ruiz Jr defeats Anthony Joshua to become first Mexican world heavyweight champion

Andy Ruiz Jr. stunned Anthony Joshua on his US debut with a “TKO” in the seventh round, becomes Mexico’s first ever world heavyweight champion. Ruiz walks away from Madison Square...

Neymar accused of raping a woman at a Paris hotel after meeting her on Instagram

02 June 2019
Neymar accused of raping a woman at a Paris hotel after meeting her on Instagram

Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil superstar, Neymar has been accused of raping a woman at a Paris hotel after meeting her on Instagram. Reports emerged on Saturday via the Brazilian publication...

Liverpool wins 2018/2019 UEFA Champions League

02 June 2019
Liverpool wins 2018/2019 UEFA Champions League

Liverpool has won the 2019 UEFA Champions League, after beating Tottenham Hotspurs 2-0 in Madrid, Spain. Mohammed Salah got the first goal for the Reeds in the first minute of...

Joshua vs Ruiz Jr: Anthony Joshua dismisses concerns about swollen eyes ahead of world title fight

01 June 2019
Joshua vs Ruiz Jr: Anthony Joshua dismisses concerns about swollen eyes ahead of world title fight

Anthony Joshua has played down concerns about his swollen eyes ahead of his world heavyweight title fight against Andy Ruiz Jr in New York. Britain's unified champion makes his US...

Pele meets with Obama in Brazil

31 May 2019
Pele meets with Obama in Brazil

Pele met with former US president Barack Obama in Sao Paulo Thursday where the pair discussed how "to make the world better," the Brazilian football great said on Twitter. Weeks...

Man Utd likely to seal first signing after June 11th – Terms already agreed

31 May 2019
Man Utd likely to seal first signing after June 11th – Terms already agreed

If reports in the media are anything to go by then Manchester United should be able to confirm the signing of Welsh playmaker Daniel James in the middle of next...

Asisat Oshoala: Nigerian star joins Barcelona women on a permanent deal

31 May 2019
Asisat Oshoala: Nigerian star joins Barcelona women on a permanent deal

Nigeria forward Asisat Oshoala has joined FC Barcelona women on a permanent deal from Chinese champions Dalian Quanjian. The 24-year old has agreed a three-year contract with the Spanish clubafter...

Okocha yet to settle ‘tax debt’

29 May 2019
Okocha yet to settle ‘tax debt’

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Wednesday heard that a former Super Eagles’ captain, Augustine Jay-Jay Okocha, is yet to liquidate his alleged tax debt owed the Lagos State...

Grand Slam clock ticking for weary Serena

25 May 2019
Grand Slam clock ticking for weary Serena

With her 38th birthday fast approaching, the clock is ticking for Serena Williams and on her pursuit of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title at Roland Garros. The American star...

How IAAF’s 'missing' 5,000 saga was ‘spent’

23 May 2019
How IAAF’s 'missing' 5,000 saga was ‘spent’

The main actors in the IAAF’s ‘missing’ 5, 000 saga yesterday revealed how the money was ‘spent’ by the sports ministry and some key officials of the Athletics Federation of...

Manchester United’s Pogba goes on Umrah pilgrimage

20 May 2019
Manchester United’s Pogba goes on Umrah pilgrimage

Manchester United’s star Paul Pogba travelled to Saudi Arabia for Umrah, a ritual Islamic pilgrimage reports Anadolu Agency. The French midfielder posted a photo on Instagram of the Kaaba, the...

Buhari congratulates Falcons on victory at WAFU Women’s Cup

20 May 2019
Buhari congratulates Falcons on victory at WAFU Women’s Cup

Nigeria woman football team players celebrate with the trophy after their victory against Ivory Coast in the West African Football Union (WAFU) women final football match between Ivory Coast and...

Kelechi Iheanacho wins back Nigeria spot for AFCON after criticism from manager

18 May 2019
Kelechi Iheanacho wins back Nigeria spot for AFCON after criticism from manager

Kelechi Iheanacho has won back his place in the Nigeria squad despite recent criticism from Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr. Iheanacho was dropped by Nigeria in March after Rohr questioned...

Former Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas insists he has no plans to retire from football after heart attack

17 May 2019
Former Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas insists he has no plans to retire from football after heart attack

Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas has insisted he has no plans to retire from football, despite his recent heart attack. Casillas, who made 725 appearances for Spanish giants Real Madrid, was...

Ex-Super Eagles coach, Christian Chukwu arrives in UK for treatment

17 May 2019
Ex-Super Eagles coach, Christian Chukwu arrives in UK for treatment

Christian Chukwu, the former captain of the old Green Eagles and ex-coach of the Super Eagles has arrived in the United Kingdom (UK) for medical treatment. Chukwu travelled with his...

AFCON: Mikel, Iheanacho return to Eagles

15 May 2019
AFCON: Mikel, Iheanacho return to Eagles

Musa, 22 others for Nations Cup camping Idowu, Utin, 4 others on standby Captain Mikel Obi and Kelechi Iheanacho are back in the Super Eagles as they were named in...

US PGA Championship: Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy eye Olympic debuts in 2020

14 May 2019
US PGA Championship: Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy eye Olympic debuts in 2020

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy are both keen to make their Olympic debuts at Tokyo 2020 next summer. Woods, who ended his 11-year wait for a major at last month's...

Time for Anthony Joshua to man up - Tyson Fury

14 May 2019
Time for Anthony Joshua to man up - Tyson Fury

Tyson Fury has told Anthony Joshua to “grow some nuts” and fight him for the undisputed world heavyweight title next year. Fury, Joshua and their US rival Deontay Wilder –...

'It's great to visit Rome city with my daughter Olympia' - Serena Williams

14 May 2019
'It's great to visit Rome city with my daughter Olympia' - Serena Williams

Serena Williams is enjoying her off-court time in Rome. The American player arrived in Italy on Wednesday last week and she visited the city. "Yeah, I actually haven't been able...

Serena Williams pulls out of the Italian Open with a knee injury

14 May 2019
Serena Williams pulls out of the Italian Open with a knee injury

Serena Williams withdrew from the Italian Open on Tuesday ahead of her second-round match against her sister Venus Williams because of an injured left knee. Tournament organizers made the announcement...

Man City retains EPL title, equals Man Utd back-to-back record

13 May 2019
Man City retains EPL title, equals Man Utd back-to-back record

Manchester City has been crowned champions of the 2018/19 English Premier League season, clinching back-to-back titles. Pep Guardiola’s men clinched the EPL title with a 4-1 victory over Brighton at...

Disappointed Jurgen Klopp sends message to Man City after Premier League glory

12 May 2019
Disappointed Jurgen Klopp sends message to Man City after Premier League glory

Jurgen Klopp sent his congratulations to Manchester City after they pipped his side to the Premier League title. Liverpool beat Wolves 2-0 but finished just a point behind Pep Guardiola's...

Yaya Toure quits active football at age 35

11 May 2019
Yaya Toure quits active football at age  35

Former Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure has officially announced retirement from active football. After eight successful seasons with Manchester City, Toure brought an end to his glittering Citizens career at...

Europa League: In extra-time, we were really tired, says Sarri as Chelsea qualify for final

10 May 2019
Europa League: In extra-time, we were really tired, says Sarri as Chelsea qualify for final

Maurizio Sarri admitted Chelsea rode their luck to reach the Europa League final as Kepa Arrizabalaga’s penalty heroics clinched a dramatic 4-3 shoot-out win against Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday. Sarri’s...

Barcelona on brink of SACKING manager Ernesto Valverde after 4-0 humiliation by Liverpool dumped them out of Champions League for second year in a row

08 May 2019
Barcelona on brink of SACKING manager Ernesto Valverde after 4-0 humiliation by Liverpool dumped them out of Champions League for second year in a row

Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde is reportedly on the verge of the sack following their Champions League humiliation at Liverpool. The Catalans threw away a three-goal first leg lead to lose...

Lionel Messi inconsolable in dressing room after loss to Liverpool

08 May 2019
Lionel Messi inconsolable in dressing room after loss to Liverpool

Lionel Messi broke down in tears after his dream of winning the Champions League for a fifth time with Barcelona collapsed against Liverpool. The Argentina international was inconsolable in the...

Chelsea transfer ban appeal rejected

08 May 2019
Chelsea transfer ban appeal rejected

The world governing body announced earlier this year that the west London club have been banned from signing players in the next two transfer windows for breaching rules in relation...

FG charges Pinnick with ‘.4m fraud’

08 May 2019
FG charges Pinnick with ‘.4m fraud’

The federal government has charged Amaju Pinnick, president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), and four others with alleged misappropriation of .4 million belonging to the federation. The money was...

No mercy for Messi as Klopp’s men club Barça out of Uefa Champions League final.

08 May 2019
No mercy for Messi as Klopp’s men club Barça out of Uefa Champions League final.

Liverpool produced arguably the greatest comeback in their history, defeating Barcelona 4-0 to overturn a 3-0 first leg defeat to qualify for the Uefa Champions League final. It was history...

Pogba ready to dump Man Utd after club fails to qualify

07 May 2019
Pogba ready to dump Man Utd after club fails to qualify

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, is ready to force his way out of the club after they failed to qualify for next season’s Champions League, ESPN reports. Pogba, who joined...

I was told to pay a bribe before playing for Nigeria – David Alaba of Bayern Munich

04 May 2019
I was told to pay a bribe before playing for Nigeria – David Alaba of Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich star, David Alaba has revealed he chose to play for Austria ahead of Nigeria because he was asked to pay a bribe. Alaba said he was asked to...

Messi-inspired Barcelona hit wasteful Liverpool 3-0

02 May 2019
Messi-inspired Barcelona hit wasteful Liverpool 3-0

Barcelona’s Argentinian forward Lionel Messi (C) celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg football match between Barcelona and Liverpool at the Camp Nou Stadium...

Legendary goalkeeper, Iker Casillas suffers heart attack during Porto training

01 May 2019
Legendary goalkeeper, Iker Casillas suffers heart attack during Porto training

Iker Casillas insists 'all is under control' after he had a heart attack while training with Porto. The 37-year-old goalkeeper, who won the World Cup with Spain in 2010, was...

Aftermath of U-17 AFCON: Eaglets rejec t NFF’s N40k

01 May 2019
Aftermath of U-17 AFCON: Eaglets rejec t NFF’s N40k

Players lament poor motivation ‘We used same jerseys for training, matches’ Chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation are trying to douse the tension in the camp of the Golden Eaglets...

Mike Tyson Regrets

29 April 2019
Mike Tyson Regrets

Mike Tyson used to refer to himself as “the baddest man on the planet” and for good reason. He was bad (as in good) in the ring. He was also...

Pogba's World Cup-winning boots sell for 30,000 euros

29 April 2019
Pogba's World Cup-winning boots sell for 30,000 euros

The football boots with which Paul Pogba effectively won the World Cup for France last year were sold for 30,000 euros at a Paris auction on Monday. The proceeds will...

Pogba’s World Cup-winning boots sell for €30,000

29 April 2019
Pogba’s World Cup-winning boots sell for €30,000

The football boots with which Paul Pogba effectively won the World Cup for France last year were sold for 30,000 euros (,470) at a Paris auction on Monday. The Manchester...

Cameroon defeats Guinea in shoot-out to lift U-17 AFCON

29 April 2019
Cameroon defeats Guinea in shoot-out to lift U-17 AFCON

Cameroon defeated Guinea 5-3 on penalties to be crowned the champions of the Total Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations 2019 at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam yesterday. Goalkeeper Manfred...

Neymar in trouble again for punching fan after PSG lost Coupe de France final in a penalty shootout to Rennes

28 April 2019
Neymar in trouble again for punching fan after PSG lost Coupe de France final in a penalty shootout to Rennes

The Brazilian had to be restrained by team-mates after a post-match exchange with the supporter Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar may find himself in further trouble after striking a fan following...

Messi sets new records, wins 10th La Liga title with Barcelona

28 April 2019
Messi sets new records, wins 10th La Liga title with Barcelona

Lionel Messi came off the bench to hand Barcelona its fourth La Liga title in five years in a 1-0 defeat of Levante. Messi broke Andre Iniesta’s record as the...

Neymar banned for three Champions League matches over ref rant

26 April 2019
Neymar banned for three Champions League matches over ref rant

Neymar was suspended for three Champions League matches by UEFA on Friday for insulting match officials following Paris Saint-Germain’s shock exit from this season’s tournament to Manchester United. The Brazil...

No going back on retirement from national team – Moses

26 April 2019
No going back on retirement from national team – Moses

Victor Moses is all but ruled out of the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt as he has vowed not to rescind his decision to quit the Super...

Otedola presents ,000 cheque to Christian Chukwu for foreign medical treatment

24 April 2019
Otedola presents ,000 cheque to Christian Chukwu for foreign medical treatment

Christian Chukwu, former coach of the Super Eagles and one of Nigeria’s greatest footballers ever, will travel to the UK for further treatment in the first week of May following...

Bundesliga rookie Glasner to take over Wolfsburg from next season

23 April 2019
Bundesliga rookie Glasner to take over Wolfsburg from next season

Bundesliga newcomer Oliver Glasner will take over VfL Wolfsburg from next season after the Austrian coach signed a three-year deal, the German club said on Tuesday. Glasner will succeed current...

The Fastest Person In The World Now A Nigerian! Smashed Usain Bolt’s Record

22 April 2019
The Fastest Person In The World Now A Nigerian! Smashed Usain Bolt’s Record

Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru achievement has again put Nigeria in the radar of victory after he smashed Usain Bolt’s record to become the fastest man in the world. Divine who is...

Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde names ‘best manager’ in world football

20 April 2019
Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde names ‘best manager’ in world football

Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde has identified Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola as the “best manager” in world football. Valverde said this on Friday while reacting to Manchester City’s Champions League...

Golden Eaglets Book 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup Ticket

18 April 2019
Golden Eaglets Book 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup Ticket

Five-time world champions Nigeria became the first African team to book a 2019 FIFA Under-17 World Cup ticket after 1-0 defeat of Angola in Dar es Salaam Wedneday. The win...

Tiger Woods wins first major title in 11 years

15 April 2019
Tiger Woods wins first major title in 11 years

Tiger Woods has won the 83rd edition of The Masters Open at Augusta, scooping his first major title in eleven years. The American golfer sealed his first Major title since...

Woods wins Masters to end 11-year major drought

14 April 2019
Woods wins Masters to end 11-year major drought

Tiger Woods won the Masters for the fifth time on Sunday to land his 15th major title and first since 2008. Woods, who began the final round two shots back...

Eagles get easy draw, face Guinea, Madagascar, Burundi

13 April 2019
Eagles get easy draw, face Guinea, Madagascar, Burundi

Morocco, Cote d’Ivoire, South Africa, Namibia in ‘Group of death’ The Super Eagles of Nigeria were drawn in one of the easiest group yesterday, as the draw for Egypt 2019...

Madrid’s Diego Costa handed eight-match ban for insulting referee

11 April 2019
Madrid’s Diego Costa handed eight-match ban for insulting referee

Diego Costa has been suspended for eight matches after insulting the referee during Atlético Madrid’s 2-0 defeat by Barcelona on Saturday. Costa was sent off for dissent in the 28th...

Diego Maradona to resign as coach of Mexican Club, Dorados over ‘referee bias’

07 April 2019
Diego Maradona to resign as coach of Mexican Club, Dorados over ‘referee bias’

Argentina great Diego Maradona said he will quit his job with Mexican second-division club Dorados at the end of the season over perceived refereeing bias against his team. The 58-year-old...

Super Eagles move to third in Africa in the New FIFA ranking

06 April 2019
Super Eagles move to third in Africa in the New FIFA ranking

The Super Eagles are now ranked third in Africa after moving up four places to 42 in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday. The three-time African champions earned wins...

Osaze Odemwingie announces retirement from football

04 April 2019
Osaze Odemwingie announces retirement from football

Former Super Eagles striker Peter Odemwingie has announced his retirement from football at the UEFA’s Equal Game conference at Wembley on Wednesday. On his retirement, Odemwingie said: “It’s an emotional...

Lionel Messi moves ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo as all-time top goalscorer in Europe's top five leagues

03 April 2019
Lionel Messi moves ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo as all-time top goalscorer in Europe's top five leagues

Lionel Messi's late free-kick against Villarreal did not just give Barcelona hope of claiming a point but also saw him enter the record books. The superb set-piece saw the Argentine...

Brazil football legend Pele hospitalised with strong fever in Paris

03 April 2019
Brazil football legend Pele hospitalised with strong fever in Paris

Brazil football legend Pele was hospitalised in Paris late on Tuesday, although he is not in a life-threatening condition, RMC Sport reported on its website. Pele was admitted to hospital...

Somebody asked the Pope if calling Lionel Messi 'God' is sacrilegious, and he responded

01 April 2019
Somebody asked the Pope if calling Lionel Messi 'God' is sacrilegious, and he responded

Lionel Messi is not actually God, according to Pope Francis. The FC Barcelona and Argentina national team soccer player is a divinely-skilled forward who spreads his wings to glide past...

‘Angry’ Lionel Messi: My son, 6, asks me why in Argentina they want to kill me

29 March 2019

The Barcelona legend slammed "many lies" after he pulled out of his country's second friendly last week with injury. Messi is furious but "not surprised" his commitment to Argentina is...

Onuachu scores second fastest goal in international football history as Eagles beat Egypt 1-0

27 March 2019
Onuachu scores second fastest goal in international football history as Eagles beat Egypt 1-0

Debutant, Paul Onuachu scored the second fastest goal in the history of international football when he blasted the ball past Egypt’s goalkeeper, Mahmoud Gennesh, less than seven seconds after the...

Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala meets Lionel Messi at training

25 March 2019

Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala, has posted a picture of herself with Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi. Oshoala, who recently joined Barcelona and has scored one goal, was delighted to have...

Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? Ex-Barcelona ace reveals who is better

25 March 2019

Lionel Messi is a "technically" better player than rival Cristiano Ronaldo but the latter's achievements shouldnt be overlooked That’s the verdict of Brazilian legend Romario. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo ...

Nigeria vs Libya: Osimhen hat-trick delivers U23 AFCON qualification

25 March 2019
Nigeria vs Libya: Osimhen hat-trick delivers U23 AFCON qualification

Hat-trick hero Victor Osimhen celebrates with Samuel Chukwueze and Kelechi Nwakali. Victor Osimhen’s hat-trick and a goal from Chidozie Okereke against Libya handed Nigeria a slot in the U23 Africa...

Alvaro Morata shocked by Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku talks and will target Antonio Conte link-up at Chelsea

08 July 2017

Manchester United’s surprise move for Romelu Lukaku has left Alvaro Morate in limbo. The Real Madrid striker was convinced as late as Wednesday that he was days away from being...