Category Archives: SPORTS

Atletico defeat Real Madrid to claim 2018 UEFA Super Cup

Atletico Madrid on Wednesday, beat city rivals Real Madrid 4-2, to win the UEFA Super Cup at the A. Le Coq Arena in Tallinn, Estonia. Diego Costa put Atletico ahead in the first minute of the game, lashing past Keylor

Rooney not ‘on holiday’ in MLS

With Major League soccer still buzzing over Wayne Rooney’s late-game exploits in DC United’s Sunday win over Orlando, the former England star said Tuesday he’s not in North America on holiday. “I understand people might get frustrated when they see

Osinbajo meets Dalung, Pinnick over NFF crisis

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday met behind closed doors with the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was held inside Osinbajo’s office shortly after the weekly meeting of the

Man City’s De Bruyne suffers knee injury in training

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne could face a spell on the sidelines after injuring his right knee in training, the Premier League champions said Wednesday. The 27-year-old, who enjoyed a superb World Cup as Belgium reached the semi-finals, is

Transfer: Sarri tells Chelsea one more player to sell

Chelsea boss, Maurizio Sarri, has told the club to offload midfielder Danny Drinkwater before the end of the month. The Blues spent £35million to sign Drinkwater from Leicester City last summer. But the Englishman only played 12 Premier League games

Champions League the dream for Barca, says Messi

Barcelona star Lionel Messi said the club will “do everything possible” this season to prise the Champions League trophy away from arch rivals Real Madrid, who have won the competition each of the past three years. “This year I think

Livescore: UEFA Super Cup: Result of Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid

European reigning champions Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid go head-to-head in the UEFA Super Cup 2018 on Wednesday. The 43rd edition of the UEFA Super Cup, will see clubs from the same city play each other for the first time.

Nigerians react as Chelsea’s Victor Moses retires from Super Eagles

Nigerians on social media have reacted to Chelsea winger, Victor Moses’s retirement from international football. Recall that Moses on Wednesday evening announced his retirement from the Super Eagles, via his Instagram page. The 27-year-old said, “I would like to announce

Croatia’s Mandzukic, Subasic end international career

Croatia goalkeeper Danijel Subasic and striker Mario Mandzukic on Wednesday announced their retirement from international football. The duo’s decision has come almost a month after helping the Balkan nation reach the FIFA World Cup final for the first time. The

Victor Moses retires from Super Eagles

Super Eagles winger, Victor Moses has announced his retirement from playing for the Super Eagles of Nigeria. The player represented England at the youth level having grown up in the UK, but later played for Nigeria at the senior national

EPL: Mourinho reveals squad he’ll use against Brighton

Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho has revealed players he will use in this weekend’s Premier League game against Brighton. Mourinho said he was expecting his returning World Cup stars to be ready to be more heavily involved. The Portuguese tactician

Kenneth Omeruo joins CD Leganes on loan

Kenneth Omeruo in training for ChelseaPhoto: CFC Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has joined Spanish top division side, CD Leganes on a season loan deal from Chelsea. Omeruo completed his short term switch to Mauricio Pellegrino’s side on Wednesday and

Croatia World Cup keeper Subasic retires

Croatia goalkeeper Danijel Subasic announced his international retirement on Wednesday one month after starring in the World Cup final. “The time has come after 10 years on the national team to say goodbye my favourite jersey,” Subasic wrote in a

Footballers to Osinbajo: Order DSS to move out of NFF Secretariat

NFF Glass HousePHOTO: Cable A group representing retired and active footballers on Wednesday in Abuja urged the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, to order an immediate withdrawal of security men from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Secretariat. The group was led