Category Archives: SPORTS

World Cup 2018: Cavani reveals why he swapped shirts with Egypt’s Salah after Uruguayan’s win

Uruguayan striker, Edinson Cavani has revealed why he asked Liverpool ace, Mohamed Salah to swap shirts with him after Uruguay’s 2018 World Cup 1-0 win over Egypt last weekend. Salah, who did not featured for Pharaoh’s due to shoulder injury,

Spain rally behind De Gea as questions swirl over goalkeeper’s form

Spain players are rallying behind goalkeeper David De Gea as they prepare for their second group game at the World Cup against Iran in Kazan on Wednesday. De Gea endured an evening to forget in Spain’s opening match against Portugal

Arsenal to sign Bernd Leno from Leverkusen

GELSENKIRCHEN, GERMANY – APRIL 23: Goalkeeper Bernd Leno of Leverkusen holds the ball during the Bundesliga match between FC Schalke 04 and Bayer Leverkusen at Veltins-Arena on April 23, 2016 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images) English Premier

2018 World Cup: Babayaro blasts Super Eagles for paying more attention to fashion

Atlanta ’96 Olympic Games hero, Emmanuel Babayaro, has slammed the massive attention given to Nigeria’s kits at the Fifa World Cup. The Super Eagles’ jerseys have drawn more attention than any other at the tournament, sadly same cannot be said

Blatter will fly to Moscow for World Cup

Sepp Blatter, former FIFA President Banned former FIFA president Sepp Blatter will fly to Moscow on Tuesday, his spokesman told Reuters. Blatter plans to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday and watch Portugal play Morocco in a World Cup

Two refugees killed in clash while watching World Cup match in Uganda — Police

The police said two South Sudan refugees were killed in an ethnic clash while watching a World Cup football match on television at Tika Zone, Rhion Refugee Settlement. Josephine Angucia, police spokesperson for the West Nile region, said in a

World Cup: Pinnick confident…says Eagles’ll bounce back

The President, Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, on Monday said that the Super Eagles still had chance to progress to the knockout stage of the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup. He said that in spite of the Eagles’ 0-2 loss

World Cup 2018: Russia coach, captain speak on Egypt, Salah

Russia coach, Stanislav Cherchesov says Mohamed Salah will be tamed when the World Cup 2018 hosts take on Egypt in St Petersburg on Tuesday. “What can I say? I trust in my team,” he said. “I believe in my players

World Cup: Croatia’s Kalinic sent home

Croatia striker Nikola Kalinic has been sent home from the World Cup in disgrace after refusing to come on as a substitute during their 2-0 victory over Nigeria, Daily Mail reports. Kalinic started on the bench for the fourth successive

England vs Tunisia: Kane wins Man-of-the-match

Two-goal hero, Harry Kane was awarded the Budweiser Man of the Match in England’s hard-fought 2-1 win against Tunisia in Group G of the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Monday. Kane’s choice as Man of the Match did not come

England vs Tunisia: Harry Kane surpass Wayne Rooney’s World Cup goal record

Tottenham striker, Harry Kane on Monday surpassed former England captain, Wayne Rooney’s World Cup goal record after The Three Lions beat Tunisia 2-1 in their Group G clash. Kane had opened scoring in the 11th minute, after pouncing on a

World Cup: Mikel trains 10 minutes ahead of other Eagles

Idris Adesina Nigeria captain Mikel Obi has stepped up preparations for the team’s second Group D match at the 2018 World Cup in Russia against Iceland on Friday. The 31-year-old was widely criticised for putting up a below-par performance in

Russia 2018 Tit bits: Where are the ‘fans’?

Festus Abu, Kaliningrad Nigerians who landed at the Domodedovo International Airport in Moscow on Thursday night were nearly half of the population of the visitors who arrived at the airport  for the World Cup. The majority of them claimed to

Semenya to challenge IAAF testosterone ruling

World and Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya is to challenge “unfair” rules affecting some female athletes, BBC Sport reports. Athletics’ governing body the IAAF has ruled some female runners with naturally high testosterone levels will have to race against men,