Category Archives: SPORTS

I became a footballer by accident — Wonder goal scorer, MFM’s OlatuNbosun

MFM FC forward Sikiru Olatunbosun won the Goal of the Season award at the NFF Awards in January. He talks about the goal, his exclusion from the 2018 CHAN and more in this interview with IDRIS ADESINA Your goal against

Royal Spectrum football final holds

’TANA AIYEJINA The final of the maiden Royal Spectrum Football competition is scheduled for Sunday in Abule Egba, Lagos State, organisers have said. Four teams namely Swift FC, Diamond FC, Hydrid FC and Esplosive FC are vying for honours in

LaLiga: Zidane condemns international break

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has criticized the timing of the upcoming international break. Almost all of Madrid’s players will head away for friendlies with their countries, after Sunday’s LaLiga game at home to Girona. On their return, Zidane’s men

Salah hits four goals past Watford

Salah Mohamed Salah scored four goals as Liverpool moved up to third in the Premier League table by thrashing Watford at Anfield. Salah danced through Watford’s defence to score early in the game before poking home Andy Robertson’s cross late

2018 FIFA World Cup: Nigeria, Argentina Match Tickets Sold Out

Super Eagles Federation of International Football Association, FIFA has confirmed that Match tickets for the Super Eagles Group D match against Argentina on June 26 in Saint Petersburg have been sold out. However, Super Eagles other two games against Croatia

Five reasons why Neymar wants to leave PSG for Real Madrid

Neymar is pushing to join Real Madrid this summer and has several reasons for wanting to leave Paris Saint-Germain, according to reports in Brazil. The 26-year-old became the world’s most-expensive footballer last summer when PSG activated his €222m release clause

EPL: Why Mourinho wants Manchester United to sack him – Merson

Former England player, Paul Merson has claimed Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho wants the club to sack him. He said the Portuguese was purposely trying to provoke the board into making a decision.During his 12-minute press conference on Friday, the

Barcelona coach dismisses first season treble prophecy

Ernesto Valverde dismissed the idea that he, as Pep Guardiola and Luis Enrique had done before, would win a league, Cup and Champions League treble in his first season at the helm. Valverde has regalvanized the lacklustre Barcelona of last

Eriksen double sends Tottenham into FA Cup semis

Christian Eriksen proved Tottenham can thrive without Harry Kane as the Dane’s double sent them into the FA Cup semi-finals with a 3-0 win at Swansea on Saturday. With striker Kane sidelined for several weeks due to ankle ligament damage,

Europa League: Arsenal fans have nothing to fear, says Russian official

Wenger Russian official Alexei Sorokin has assured Arsenal fans they will have nothing to fear in Moscow next month. Arsenal face CSKA Moscow in the Europa League quarter-finals amid political tension between the UK and Russia. But Sorokin, chief of

Tottenham reach FA Cup Semi-finals, defeat Swansea 3-0

Christian EriksenPhoto: The Sun Christian Eriksen scored twice as Tottenham reached the semi-finals of the FA Cup for a second successive season with a comfortable 3-0 win at Liberty Stadium over Swansea City. Fabulous first-half goals from Eriksen and Erik

Livescore: Latest Premier League results for Week 31, 2017/2018 EPL scores

Liverpool is the only top six team that will be in action this weekend. The rest of the big guns will either be playing in the FA Cup or have their Week 31 fixtures rescheduled because of the competition. Bournemouth

Champions League: Klopp reveals message he got from Manchester City player after quarter final draw

Liverpool’s manager, Jurgen Klopp has revealed a message he received from Manchester City star, Ilkay Gundogan after both English teams were paired in the Champions League quarter-final draw on Friday. Liverpool and City will face each other for a place

FA Cup: Leicester vs Chelsea: Team news, injuries, possible lineups

Antonio Conte’s Chelsea will on Sunday evening battle Leicester City away in the FA Cup quarter-finals at Kings Power. Conte’s men hope to bounce back from their Champions League disappointment in the hands of Barcelona after they were dumped out