News - football

Buhari Mourns Sen. Ahmed Aruwa

3 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with government and people of Kaduna State over the passing away of Sen. Muktar Ahmed Aruwa, who represented Kaduna Central Constituency in 1999 (APP) and 2003 (ANPP).

Mourinho One Of The Best Ever, It’s A Dream To Play For Him – Dalot

6 days ago /
Sports  

Diogo Dalot goes to sleep thinking of Champions League qualification, such is the 19-year-old’s determination to ensure his dream move to Manchester United to play under “one of the best coaches ever” does not turn into a nightmare in his first season.

Neymar Aims Dig At Lionel Messi And Hints At Premier League Move

6 days ago /
Sports  

One of the top players in world football, PSG star, Neymar has hinted at a Premier League in future and believes every great player has to play in England’s top flight.

Jurgen Klopp Angry At Burnley’s Aggressive Tackles During Victory At Turf Moor

6 days ago /
Sports  

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, blasted Burnley for their aggressiveness after the Reds’ 3-1 victory at Turf Moor on Wednesday night.

Ortom Congratulates Super Falcons

1 week ago /
Nation 

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has congratulated the super falcons of Nigeria for winning their 9th Africa Women’s Cup of Nations title, after defeating their south African counterparts in yesterday's final.

Five-man Shortlist For BBC African Footballer Of The Year 2018 To Be Announced On Saturday

3 weeks ago /

Five players were nominated for the award, which will be announced on a live broadcast from Lagos and London 6:00pm GMT +1 CAT.

Jubilation As Asaba Airport Receives First International Flight

3 weeks ago /
Nation  Sports  

The Gov. Okowa-led administration in Delta state added another feather to its cap on Thursday of achievements as the Asaba international airport, three years after its downgrade, bounced back and recorded its first international flight.

‘Friendly’ Games Helped City - Mourinho

1 month ago /
Sports  

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, said Manchester City's preparations for their derby victory were helped by playing in two "friendly" matches during the past week.

Arsenal Fear 'Very Big' Welbeck Injury

1 month ago /
Sports  

Arsenal fear forward, Danny Welbeck, has suffered a "very big injury" after he was carried off on a stretcher during his side's Europa League game against Sporting Lisbon on Thursday.

Akwa United Unveils New Coach

1 month ago /
Sports  

Two time AITEO Cup winners, Akwa United of Uyo, have unveiled a new coach for the upcoming season.

Leicester City Helicopter Crash: Puel Says Result At Cardiff 'Not Important'

1 month ago /
Sports  

Leicester Manager, Claude Puel, says the result is "not important" when they played Cardiff on Saturday - their first match since the club's owner died in a helicopter crash at the weekend.

NPFL: Sunshine Stars Unveils Dogo As New Technical Adviser

1 month ago /
Sports  

Sunshine stars football club of Akure now has a new technical adviser.

Super Falcons Begin Final Preparation For 11th Women Africa Cup Of Nations

1 month ago /
Sports  

Super Falcons’ head coach, Thomas Dennerby has cut the number of home –based professionals in camp for the 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations Finals holding in Ghana.

Tributes As The World Mourns Leicester City’s Owner

1 month ago /
Sports  

The wife and son of Leicester city's owner have laid a wreath at the club's stadium after he was killed alongside four others in a helicopter crash on Saturday.

Ruben Loftus-Cheek: Maurizio Sarri Discloses 'Tactical Problem'

1 month ago /
Sports  

Chelsea Manager, Maurizio Sarri, has admitted that he has a "tactical problem" and is struggling to fit Ruben Loftus-Cheek into the side despite the midfielder scoring a hat-trick in Thursday's Europa League win over Bate Borisov.

Super Eagles Move To 44th In FIFA Ranking

1 month ago /
Sports  

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have moved up by four spots to the 44th in the world in the October FIFA - Coca Cola Ranking.

World Football Body, Others Remembers Rashidi Yekini

1 month ago /
Sports  

World football governing body, FIFA on Tuesday posted on its website and on its twitter page to pay post-humour respect to late former Super Eagles striker Rashidi Yekini.

Late Goals Give Everton Win Over Palace

1 month ago /
Sports  

Crystal Palace Manager, Roy Hodgson, said it was "hard to stand here as a loser again" after Everton scored twice in the last three minutes to snatch a dramatic Premier League victory.

UEFA Bans Russian Club Rubin Kazan

1 month ago /

Russian club Rubin Kazan has been banned from playing in the champions league and Europa league if it qualifies for either tournament in the next two seasons.

Ighalo Promises More For Super Eagles

1 month ago /

China based super eagles striker and 2019 AFCON qualify top scorer Odion Ighalo says he has put behind him the unfortunate scenes from the 2018 world cup in Russia.


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