Category Archives: SPORTS

Ligue 1: Neymar, Mbappe primed for PSG-Marseille rivalry

Paris Saint-Germain will unleash star strike duo Neymar and Kylian Mbappe on bitter foes Marseille for the first time this weekend in the latest instalment of France’s most heated but increasingly lopsided rivalry. With a six-point lead at the top

Wilshere will play in the Premier League – Wenger

Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger, has said Jack Wilshere will soon get a chance to play in the Premier League, after his fine performance in their 1-0 Europa League win at Red Star Belgrade. Wilshere played a big part in the

Why Chelsea cannot recall Tammy Abraham from Swansea loan

Swansea manager, Paul Clement, is adamant that Chelsea will not recall Tammy Abraham from his loan deal at the club. Abraham has netted five goals in 10 games for the Welsh club, leading to speculation that the Blues will recall

Manchester clubs stronger than Chelsea – Eden Hazard

Chelsea midfielder, Eden Hazard, has admitted that Manchester City and Manchester United are stronger than them this season, but refused to give up on winning the Premier League. The Blues have already lost to Manchester City and Crystal Palace this

NFF scraps match bonuses for U17, U20, U23 teams

Festus Abu Six arms of the national teams have been dealt a huge blow  after the Nigeria Football Federation announced  on Thursday  that they were no longer entitled to match  bonuses. In  its  communiqué after  a  board  meeting  presided over

Buhari meets Troost-Ekong, Agu

Super Eagles players  William Troost-Ekong and Mikel Agu met with  President Muhammadu Buhari and his Turkish counterpart Recep Erdogan in  Turkey on Thursday. Buhari is in Turkey  for the D-8 summit which begins on Friday. Troost-Ekong and Mikel, who play

I’m ready for Joshua fight – Takam

Carlos Takam is not fazed by the prospect of stepping in to challenge Anthony Joshua for the WBA ‘Super’ and IBF heavyweight titles. The France-based Cameroonian (35-3-1-27KO) is a late replacement for the injured Kubrat Pulev, and meets ‘AJ’ at

South African FA boss raped me – Singer

South African singer and ex-MP Jennifer Ferguson has accused the country’s football boss Danny Jordaan, 66, of raping her nearly 24 years ago, BBC News reports. He “overpowered” her and “painfully” raped her in a hotel in Port Elizabeth city,

Ronaldo shirt swap delights Kane

Tottenham striker Harry Kane said he had swapped shirts with “role model” Cristiano Ronaldo after the 1-1 Champions League draw at Real Madrid on Tuesday. The game at the Bernabeu was billed by some as a showdown between Kane and

Gov begs NFF to unban Plateau Utd juniors

Plateau State Governor  Simon Lalong  on Thursday in Jos appealed to the Nigeria Football Federation  to lift the 10-year ban placed on Plateau United  Feeder Team for match-fixing, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Lalong, who was represented by the

Ejoor unveils plan for COPA Lagos

Super Sand Eagles coach  Adamu Ejoor has promised to blend experience with youth in the forthcoming COPA  Lagos beach soccer  competition. The tournament  has been scheduled to take place from  December 8 to  10 at  Eko Atlantic City. Ejoor  said

Matic reveals why it is hard working with Mourinho

Nemanja Matic has admitted that it is not easy to work with Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho. Matic worked with Mourinho at Chelsea, before reuniting with him at Old Trafford. While the Serbia midfielder has a great deal of respect

Algeria vs Nigeria: New coach reveals what they will do against Super Eagles

Newly appointed Algeria coach, Rabah Madjer, has promised that his team will play for pride, when they take on Nigeria in their last 2018 World Cup qualifying fixture on November 10. The Desert Foxes are out of the running, after

Europa League: Arsenal defeat Red Star Belgrade to maintain perfect run

Olivier Giroud scored a breathtaking goal in the late stages, as Arsenal claimed a 1-0 win over Red Star Belgrade, in their Europa League Group H tie on Thursday night. The Gunners were below par all through the game and