Category Archives: SPORTS

LaLiga: Suarez wants Griezmann, Coutinho at Barcelona

Barcelona striker, Luis Suarez, has said that Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann and Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho would be welcome at the club. Barca failed with three bids for Coutinho in the summer, but are expected to return for the Brazilian in

Victor Moses fails to make CAF final shortlist

Victor Moses Super Eagles star, Victor Moses failed to make the CAF African Player of the Year award final three shortlist on Monday. Egyptian and Liverpool star, Mohamed Salah; Gabon and Dortmund star, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Sadio Mane of Senegal

Mikel denies plan to return to England

Former Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi has denied he would return to the English Premier League in January from Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda to join Everton. Some reports had claimed the 30-year-old would leave Tianjin after an injury-hit first

Rohr, Oshoala among top three for Africa’s best awards

Asisat Oshoala The top three nominees for all the seven categories of the Aiteo CAF Awards 2017 were unveiled on Monday in Accra, Ghana. Nigeria however got four places in the nominations, with Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr and

Saints retain Socialiga title

Idris Adesina The Saints Football Club  on Saturday won the 2017 season of the Socialiga Football League after beating Rainieri Ghosts 4-1 on the final day of the league at the Children International School, Lekki, Lagos. The league, which started

Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Gyang sets twin targets

One of the foremost long distant runners in the country, Emmanuel Gyang has set out a twin ambition ahead of the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Gyang who was among the top Nigerian finishers at the 2017 Marathon said

Oshoala, Rohr, Super Eagles make final shortlist for 2017 CAF Awards

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the final shortlists for the 2017 awards. Nigeria is well represented across the categories, with reigning CAF African Women’s Player of the Year, Asisat Oshoala again in line to retain her crown.

Victor Moses out as CAF announces final three nominees for African Footballer of the Year

Super Eagles forward, Victor Moses, has been left out as the three finalists for this year’s African Player of the Year have been announced. The final three are Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, with the winner set to

EPL: Ozil volley reminds me of Real Madrid’s coach, Zidane – Cech

Arsenal goalkeeper, Petr Cech has lauded team-mate, Mesut Ozil’s strike against Newcastle on Saturday in the Premier League, saying it was one that reminds him of Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane’s greatest moments. Zidane during the 2002 Champions League final

Man City to extend Guardiola’s contract

Manchester City are planning talks with manager Pep Guardiola at the end of the season as the Premier League leaders seek to tie him to a long-term deal, reports said on Monday. City are 11 points clear of nearest challengers

Police probe alleged racist attack on Man City’s Sterling

British police are investigating an alleged racially aggravated assault on Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling before the Premier League leaders’ victory against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. “On Sunday 17 December 2017, police were made aware that a 23-year-old man had

I have unfinished business with Man Utd – Van Gaal

Firebrand football manager Louis van Gaal says he is “most likely done as a coach” but would step back into the ring for one exception: a chance to get back at Manchester United. “I most likely won’t coach any club

Barcelona replies Ronaldo for saying club should give Real Madrid guard of honour

LaLiga giants, Barcelona will not give Real Madrid a guard of honour ahead of this Saturday’s Clasico despite their rivals being crowned champions of the world, According to manager, Ernesto Valverde. Recall that Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo had mocked

Porto agrees terms with Super Eagles midfielder Etebo, to join club in January

Super Eagles midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo, will join Portuguese giants, FC Porto when the January transfer window opens, according to Portuguese daily, A Bola. The report claimed on Sunday that Etebo has already agreed a four-year deal with the Azuis e