Nigeria-S’Africa showdown: Okocha tips S’Eagles to vanquish Bafana Pride will be a major determining factor in next weekend’s epic encounter between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and South Africa’s Bafana Bafana, for Africa Cup of Nation’s qualifiers to be played in the land of Mandela. And for the one who would want to restore its pride that was greatly hurt is...... read more
Mourinho-Guardiola stiff rivalry: This is how it began inside Barca’s boardroom Ever wondered what is behind the obvious stiffness in the handshake between Pep Guadiola and Jose Mourinho – the two talk-about coaches of today’s football, who have achieved so much, as far as club football is concerned? Though both have won virtually everything there is on the cards, they have failed...... read more
MIGA: Dambazau unveils mascot, logo as Athletes head to Kaduna for Interior Games Minister of Interior, Lt Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd) on Tuesday, official unveiled the logo and mascot of this year’s Interior Games tagged MIGA 2018, scheduled for Kaduna between November 22 and December 2. The unveiling ceremony was a moment to behold in the historic existence of the Ministry as top Officials including...... read more
Champions League: Barca secure knockout ticket as Liverpool falter in Serbia, Henry's Monaco crash out Barcelona secured their place in the Champions League knockout stage on Tuesday with a 1-1 draw away to Inter Milan, as Harry Kane revived Tottenham Hotspur's hopes but Liverpool slumped to a shock defeat. Last year's runners-up were beaten by Red Star Belgrade, although the biggest losers on the night were...... read more
SHAME! AWC: Nigeria's senior Women team, Super Falcons head to Ghana with personal clothes Angst and raging criticisms have greeted the manner  Nigeria’s senior National Women, Super Falcons traveled to Abidjan, Ivory Coast en route Ghana, venue of this year’s African Women Championship (AWC). Our Correspondent cited the entire team in ordinary cloth (mufty), instead of adorning an official kitting material at the Murtala Mohammed...... read more
BREAKING: Nigerian footballer, collapses, dies on football pitch in Turkey A Nigerian footballer, Ekundayo Ebenezer, has reportedly died in far away Turkey after suffering a heart attack while playing a football match. Reports say the young man reportedly died after suffering a cardiac arrest during a match, on Sunday, in Turkey. Ekundayo who plays as a striker for the Sarayköyspor football...... read more
BREAKING: Wenger returns to football *Says, I’m already missing action I have nowhere else to go than football, Arsene Wenger, former Arsenal FC manager, has said, promising that he would be returning to the game from which he took a break soon. Wenger, one of the most successful managers of the England top club, said he would be back in football...... read more
Bolt questions drug test ahead football career *Says, I don't even have a contract yet The world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, is exasperated that he is being chased by the Authorities in Australia, where he hopes to start a career in football after dropping athletics, through which he came into fame, several years ago. Bolt, is surprised he is a person of interest already for drug...... read more
Kada 2018: Ex-NSC DG Yakmut heads interior Games squad The very last Director General of defunct National Sports Commission (NSC), Mallam Alhassan Yakmut has been confirmed as the chairman, Main Organising Committee of Ministry of Interior Games slated for Kaduna. Yakmut who was inaugurated alongside other members of the games committee in Abuja explained that the second edition of the...... read more
BREAKING: Djokovic takes pound of flesh on Italian foe, zooms into Shanghai quarters Novak Djokovic enjoyed a measure of revenge as he booked his spot in the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals with a 6-4, 6-0 demolition of Marco Cecchinato on Thursday. The Serbian second seed was stunned by the Italian — ranked 72 in the world at the time — in the French Open quarter-finals...... read more
'Yes, we did it, but it was consensual' - Ronaldo speaks on rape “Whatever we did was consensual,” Cristian Ronaldo, five-time winner of the Balon d’or, has said, admitting that he actually had times with Kathryn Mayorga, now accusing him of rape, but insisting it was with her consent. This is coming as his defence lawyers, claim that documents concerning rape allegations made against...... read more
Ronaldo rape case: Nike, EA react *$1billion contract hangs in the balance Nike, the US sportswear giant, said to have created more than 70 different styles of boots with Cristiano Ronaldo’s name that have sold millions worldwide, is worried that its jewel is in mess over a rape allegation. Ronaldo is currently in a life contract worth $1billion (£768) with the company, has...... read more
Mourinho in three-minute press conference *Says, I’m doing badly for many different reasons Faltering Jose Mourinho, attributed his failure to impress thus far for Manchester United since the beginning of the season to “many different reasons.” At a press conference on Friday morning to preview Manchester United's match versus Newcastle, Mourinho, gave the media just three minutes and answered only five questions, with no...... read more
BREAKING: Iwobi, Ekong, Aina, Success make Eagles' return as Rohr calls up 24 ahead Libya clash *Mikel still missing Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has invited in-form Ahmed Musa and 23 other players for this month’s double-take 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Libya’s Mediterranean Knights. Arsenal FC of England forward Alex Iwobi (who scored the goal against Zambia that qualified Nigeria for the 2018 FIFA World...... read more
Labour strike forces postponement of Korea taekwondo tourney, Refs training Ongoing Nation-wide indefinite strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has forced emergency postponement of proposed 2018 edition of Korean Ambassadors Cup (KAC) scheduled between Thursday and Friday this week. Secretary General of Nigerian Taekwondo Federation (NTF), Kabir Yusuf who disclosed in a letter written to relevant Stakeholders and made available...... read more
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