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Mohamed Salah Celebrates Golden Boot Win With Hilarious Tweet

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah celebrated his Golden Boot win today with a hilarious Twitter photo and caption. Here’s how the Egypt international enjoyed winning the top scorer prize for the second season in a row (albeit joint with Sadio Mane [...]

May 13, 2019 Sports
Ten Highest-paid Footballers In Europe

Ten Highest-paid Footballers In Europe

Ten Highest-paid Footballers In Europe: Some staggering sums of money are being paid out to footballers and the figures are only getting bigger. Football clubs are being forced to offer contracts promising eye-watering sums of money in order to keep [...]

May 8, 2019 Sports
Barcelona Team Bus Leaves Lionel Messi At Anfield After Liverpool Defeat

Barcelona Team Bus Leaves Lionel Messi At Anfield After Liverpool Defeat

Barcelona team bus left Lionel Messi at Anfield, following the Spanish Giants' defeat by Liverpool even with a first leg advantage. Recall that Barcelona appeared to have a commanding advantage after securing a 3-0 win in the first leg at [...]

May 8, 2019 Sports
Chelsea

Chelsea secured their place in the Champions League with victory over Watford

Chelsea: The win, combined with Arsenal's draw against Brighton, means the Blues are guaranteed a top-four finish in the Premier League. After a quiet first half, Chelsea scored twice within three minutes early in the second period through headers by [...]

May 6, 2019 Sports
David Alaba

David Alaba: I Was Asked To Pay Bribe Before Playing For Nigeria

David Alaba, Bayern Munich star, has accused coaches of the Golden Eaglets of denying him the opportunity to join the Nigerian squad at the 2007 FIFA World Cup in South Korea because he refused to pay bribe. The late Yemi [...]

May 5, 2019 Sports
Africa Cup of Nations

Nigeria To Face Zimbabwe, Senegal In AFCON Warm Ups

ABUJA – Nigeria will face Zimbabwe and Senegal in friendlies ahead of this year’s Africa Cup of Nations, the president of the Nigeria Football Federation announced on Wednesday. The Super Eagles, runners up in the competition in 2018, will host [...]

May 2, 2019 Sports
2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup

Nigeria First To Book 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup Ticket

Nigeria has become the first to book the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup ticket, after defeating Angola 1-0 in a match played in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday. Olakunle Olusegun's goal through a penalty kick in the 21st minute, made Nigeria [...]

April 18, 2019 Sports
Puyol Arrives Nigeria Today On 3-day Tour

Puyol Arrives Nigeria Today On 3-day Tour

Spanish soccer legend, Carles Puyol will arrive Nigeria on a three-day visit from today, April 16, to Thursday, April 18. The ex-Barcelona captain is on an invitation from Heineken to lead the UEFA Champions League Tour connecting with customers and [...]

April 16, 2019 Sports
FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy: Pioneers of women’s football development in the country have been eulogized for their commitment to raising the standard of the game.

FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy Lands In Abuja (Photos)

FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy: Pioneers of women’s football development in the country have been eulogized for their commitment to raising the standard of the game. The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung praised the women’s football pioneers [...]

April 12, 2019 Sports
FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy

FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy Set To Arrive Nigeria On Thursday

FIFA Women’s World Cup: Acting President of the NFF, Seyi Akinwunmi, the Chairman of the Nigeria Women Football League, Aisha Falode, some other NFF and sports ministry officials are expected at the venue. The FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy is [...]

April 10, 2019 Sports
2019 Africa Cup of the Nations

2019 AFCON Qualifiers: South Africa qualify after beating hosts Libya

South Africa joined Group E leaders Nigeria to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of the Nations finals after defeating Libya 2-1 in their final qualification match on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the match, played at [...]

March 25, 2019 Sports
Bosso

Top-flight Football Coach, Bosso, Kidnapped

The coach of Cameroon’s top club, Yong Sports Academy of Bamenda, Emmanuel Ndoumbe Bosso has been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen Bosso, who won the Cameroon Cup in 2013 with the team, was taken hostage as he headed to a training [...]

March 20, 2019 Sports
Yomi Fabiyi

Yomi Fabiyi: Millions Raised For Baba Suwe’s Treatment

Fellow actor, Yomi Fabiyi in an update to the situation has revealed that millions have been raised for Baba Suwe’s treatment. According to Fabiyi, some other colleagues who have raised cash for Baba Suwe include actresses, Iyabo Ojo and Liz Anjorin. [...]

February 20, 2019 Sports
Flying Eagles

Flying Eagles to wear black armbands as Nigeria, Mali clash in semi-final

Flying Eagles Nigeria will battle Mali for a ticket to the final of the on-going African U-20 African Nations Cup in Niamey, Niger Republic. The Flying Eagles topped Group A of the competition, while Mali came second in Group B [...]

February 13, 2019 Sports
miliano sala

Emiliano Sala: Body identified as Cardiff City footballer

The body recovered from the wreckage of a crashed plane is that of Cardiff City player Emiliano Sala, Dorset Police have said. Sala, 28, was travelling to Cardiff in a plane piloted by David Ibbotson, which went missing over the [...]

February 8, 2019 Sports
Emiliano Sala

Body recovered from wreckage of plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala

A body has been recovered from the wreckage of the plane that was carrying Argentina-born professional football player Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) in Britain, which disclosed this late on Wednesday, however did [...]

February 7, 2019 Sports

BREAKING: Ethiopian, Sintayehu Legese wins Lagos City Marathon

Sintayehu Legese has won the 2019 Lagos City Marathon. He is from Ethiopia. He also became 50 thousand dollars richer. Legese finished the race with a time of 2:17:26. Joshua Kipkorir came second. The second and third placed runners are [...]

February 2, 2019 Sports
Flying Eagles

Flying Eagles to play Saudi Arabia in Jeddah next week

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday disclosed that the U-20 national team (Flying Eagles) would fly to Jeddah this weekend for an international friendly game against Saudi Arabia next week. The match, it said, is designed to toughen the team [...]

January 16, 2019 Sports

Egypt named as host of 2019 AFCON

Egypt will host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations between June 15 and July 13, Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad announced in Dakar Tuesday. The CAF executive committee preferred Egypt to South Africa as replacements for original [...]

January 8, 2019 Sports

Supersand Eagles one win away from FIFA World Cup

Nigeria’s Beach Soccer National Team is again on the threshold of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup, after a 4-2 defeat of debutants, Tanzania, at the ongoing CAF Beach Soccer Cup of Nations in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt yesterday. Veteran [...]

December 11, 2018 Sports

Unyielding Uganda holds Super Eagles in Asaba

Uganda holds Super Eagles in Asaba: Uganda were as stubborn as ever in Asaba yesterday when they met Nigeria in an international friendly at the Stephen Keshi Stadium. The Ugandans were the first team to beat Nigeria at the Godswill [...]

November 21, 2018 Sports

Asaba braces for ‘crowd control’ as Nigeria, Uganda clash in friendly

Officials of Delta Sports Commission may be having a sleepless night ahead of today’s international friendly match between the Super Eagles and Crane of Uganda, following the large turn out of fans recorded on daily basis at the team’s training [...]

November 20, 2018 Sports

Outrage as 13-year-old Thai boxer die in ring

Thais have reacted with shock and anger after a 13-year-old boxer died during a charity bout, reviving calls for a ban on fights between children in the brutal Muay Thai martial art. Thai boxing is hugely popular in the country [...]

November 14, 2018 Sports

How 17-year-old Elijah, others conquered at GOtv Boxing Night 16

GOtv Boxing Night 16: The Indoor Sports Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos, erupted in wild cheers just after the bell signalling the start of the sixth of the 12-round national light heavyweight title bout. The cheer was for [...]

October 20, 2018 Sports

Kwesé, Kalakoda Boxing Promotions bring Salam versus Gondarenda rematch to Lagos

Salam versus Gondarenda: Kwese in partnership with Kalakoda Boxing Promotions is bringing the Friday Fight Nights series dubbed, Chaos in Lagos, to Nigeria on October 26. Scheduled to take place at the Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island, Chaos in [...]

October 19, 2018 Sports

Ghanaian boxers arrive, vow to shame Nigerian opponents

Ghana’s Benjamin Lamptey and Emmanuel Mensah, who are billed to fight at GOtv Boxing Night 16, have vowed to disgrace their Nigerian opponents in the latest revival of the traditionally fierce Nigeria/Ghana sporting rivalry. Both boxers spoke yesterday on their [...]

October 13, 2018 Sports

Nigeria rebounds as D’Tigress beat Turkey 74 to 68

After the disappointing loss to Australia in their opening game of the on-going FIBA Women World Cup in Tenerife, Spain, Nigeria’s national women basketball team, D’Tigress yesterday defeated Turkey 74 to 68 points to resuscitate their hope of a second [...]

September 24, 2018 Sports

Liberia vs Nigeria: Rohr invites four NPFL players

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has called up four players from the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), for Tuesday’s international friendly against Liberia. The players are: Ebube Duru, Mfon Udoh, Olamilekan Adeleye and Sunday Adetunji. They are [...]

September 9, 2018 Sports

Nigeria, Egypt clash as Africa battles for 2019 World Team Cup spots

Nigeria and Egypt will battle for bragging rights and places in the 2019 ITTF World Team Cup in Tokyo today in the finals of men and women team events of the 2018 ITTF African Championships holding in Mauritius. As it [...]

September 5, 2018 Sports

Laloko challenges Rohr to pit Eagles against Enyimba

Former Nigeria Football Federation’s (NFF) Technical Director, Kashimawo Laloko has challenged Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr to pit his team against Enyimba FC of Aba if he was sure he had the best players in the senior national team. Irked [...]

September 5, 2018 Sports