Thursday, December 5, 2019

Boxing: Wilder Defeats Ortiz to Retain WBC Title, Shifts Attention to...

WBC champion, Deontey Wilder defeated Cuban boxer Luiz Ortiz via knock-out in a heavyweight clash to retain his belt on Saturday night in Las...

Ighalo, Ndidi, Iwobi, Uzoho Shortlisted for CAF Best XI

Former Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi, Wilfred Ndidi, and Francis Uzoho have been shortlisted for the 2019 CAF best XI. Ighalo won the...

Tottenham Appoints Jose Mourinho as Manager

Tottenham Hotspur have appointed former Chelsea and Manchester United coach, Jose Mourinho as the club’s new manager on a three-year contract which expires at...

Tottenham Sack Mauricio Puchettino

North London side, Tottenham Hotspur, has relieved Mauricio Pochettino of his position as manager of the club just five months after reaching the final...

Luis Enrique Returns as Spain Coach after Daughter’s Death

The Spanish Football Association (RFEF) has confirmed that Luis Enrique will return as the coach of the senior national team.  RFEF confirmed that Enrique who...

Super Eagles Beat Lesotho 4-2

Nigeria’s Super Eagles defeated the Crocodiles of Lesotho 4-2 at the Setsoto Stadium in Maseru on Sunday in their qualifiers for the 2021 Africa...

Thierry Henry Returns to Football Management, Signs for Montreal Impact

Arsenal Legend, Thierry Henry is back into football management after taking over from Wilmer Cabrera as coach of Major League Soccer side, Montreal Impact. He...

Eagles Beat Squirrels 2-1 in AFCON Qualifiers

The Super Eagles of Nigeria came from a goal down to beat the Squirrels of Benin Republic 2-1 in their first Group L game...

Enyimba, Rangers Know Group Opponents in Confederation Cup

Two Nigerian representatives in the CAF Confederation Cup, Enyimba International of Aba and Rangers International, Enugu, have known their group opponents in the second...

EPL: Liverpool Go Eight Point Clear After City’s Defeat

League leaders, Liverpool went eight points clear at the summit of the Premier League following a comprehensive 3-1 victory over defending champions, Manchester City...

“We will Review Manu Garba’s contract -Dikko.

Chairman League Management Company and Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation Shehu Dikko has announced that the contract of the Golden Eaglets’ Technical...

Golden Eaglets Crash Out of U-17 World Cup after 1-3 Loss...

Nigeria's Golden Eaglets have crashed out of the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil after a 1-3 loss to Netherlands in their Round...

Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations: Former Arsenal Star Nwakali in Nigeria...

Former Arsenal midfielder, Kelechi Nwakali, who has not played club football since March, has been named in Nigeria's squad for this month's Under-23 Africa...

FIFA U-17 WC: Golden Eaglets to Face Netherlands in R16

Nigeria's U-17 side will tackle Netherlands in the Round of 16 of the FIFA U-17 World Cup going on in Brazil on Tuesday. The Golden...

NWFL Awards: Bayelsa Queens Forward, Anjor Mary, Emerges Player of the Season

Bayelsa Queens forward, Anjor Mary was the biggest winner at the second edition of the Nigeria Women Football League Awards as she was named...

Enugu Government Bans Non-Sporting Activities at Stadium

The Enugu State Government has banned all non-sporting activities at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium Indoor Sports Hall. The Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Vitus Okecchi...

Britain’s Three-time Olympic Gold Medalist Paralyzed

Pete Reed, a 38-year-old 6ft 6″ Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy and Three-time Rowing Gold Medalist Winner for Britain has suffered a rare...

Golden Eaglets’ Come-Back Victory a Lesson in Resilience – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded the performance of the Golden Eaglets in their second game at the ongoing Under 17 FIFA World Cup competition...

U-17 World Cup: Resilient Golden Eaglets Beat Ecuador to Progress

Nigeria's Golden Eaglets on Tuesday night booked a place in the knockout phase of the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil. The Nigerian team...

NANPF Appoints Dominic Lorfa as Consultant 

The National Association of Nigeria Professionals (NANPF) has announced the appointment of ex- Nigeria international and former BBC Lions of Gboko star, Dominic Lorfa,...

Buhari Congratulates Golden Eaglets on World Cup Win

President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed the stellar performance of Nigeria U-17 side at the opening round of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.  The...

Golden Eaglets Beat Hungary 4-2 in World Cup Opener

Nigeria's Golden Eaglets on Saturday night opened their campaign of the FIFA U-17 World Cup by defeating Hungary 4-2 in their Group B encounter.  The...

China to Hold New FIFA Club World Cup

China has been unanimously voted to host the first edition of the new FIFA Club World Cup in 2021, the FIFA Council decided on...

Nigeria Drops in FIFA Ranking

The Nigeria Super Eagles have dropped by one spot to 35th place according to the World FIFA Ranking for October. In the ranking table released...

Home Based Eagles Fail to Qualify for CHAN Despite Togo Defeat

The home based Super Eagles on Saturday failed to qualify for the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) to be hosted by Cameroon despite defeating...

Stadium to be Named After Ronaldo

Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon are considering renaming their home stadium after Cristiano Ronaldo. The stadium to be renamed, Estádio José Alvalade is a football stadium...

Brazil Force Nigeria to 1-1 Draw in Singapore Friendly 

The Super Eagles and the Samba Boys of Brazil on Sunday played a 1-1 draw in a friendly game played in Singapore.  The much anticipated...

Iranian Women Highlight 14-0 Mauling of Cambodia 

It was a historic day in the Islamic Republic of Iran as women were allowed into the stadium to watch men play football for...

Goalkeeper Petr Cech Dumps Football for Hockey

Former Chelsea and Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has signed for the Guildford Phoenix ice hockey team. The Czech shot-stopper will make his debut on Sunday...

Aina Ruled out of Super Eagles , Brazil Friendly Due to...

Torino of Italy defender Ola Aina has been ruled out of Nigeria’s friendly encounter against five-time world champions, Brazil as a result of injury. The...

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