Thursday, May 28, 2020

Brazilian Side, Botofogo, Tempts Mikel Obi with $2m Deal

Former Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, may be set to join Brazilian Serie A club, Botafogo, on an 18-month deal. The former Chelsea midfielder...

Neymar Secretly Donates over N348m to COVID-19 Fight

PSG superstar, Neymar, has been revealed as the anonymous donor who gave 5 million Brazilian real (£775,000/$950,000/ N348,650,000) to the fight against coronavirus. The PSG...

Coronavirus Crisis will End ‘Unhealthy’ Spending in Football, Says Bayern Legend,...

Bayern Munich chairman, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, has said the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic will stop the “unhealthy” inflation of player wages and transfer...

Joshua’s Title Defence against Pulev Postponed over Coronavirus 

Matchroom Sport, on Friday, announced the official postponement of the heavywight title fight between British boxer, Anthony Joshua and Bulgarian, Kubrat Pulev due to...

COVID-19: Premier League Postpones 2019/20 Season Indefinitely 

The Premier League has disclosed that the 2019/2020 season has been postponed indefinitely with the English top-flight committed to returning only ‘when it is...

COVID-19: Organisers Cancel Wimbledon First Time Since 1946 

The All England Club have cancelled this year's Wimbledon due to the COVID-19 pandemic which is ravaging globally.  The decision to cancel this year's grass...

Coronavirus Kills Former Olympique Marseille Boss, Pape Diouf

Former Olympique de Marseille president, Pape Diouf, has died of coronavirus contamination. AFP quoted a family source who confirmed Diouf’s death on Tuesday night. Diouf, 68,...

Nigeria’s Female Paralympic Gold Medalist, Ndidi Nwosu, is Dead

Nigeria’s Powerlifting Gold medalist at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, Ndidi Nwosu, has been reported dead. The national heroine who also won...

Ighalo Wins Manchester United Goal of the Month Award

Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo has won his first award with Manchester United after his goal against LASK was voted goal of the month by the...

FIFA Ranking: Super Falcons Move to First in Africa

Nigeria's senior women national team, Super Falcons, are now ranked first in Africa according to the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday.  The African champions...

Man United Ready to Spend £15m on Ighalo

Manchester United are reportedly set to turn Odion Ighalo’s loan move into a permanent deal this summer, according to multiple newspaper reports in UK. Shanghai Shenhua,...

IOC Officially Postpones 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has officially postponed the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games after talks with Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe. IOC disclosed that the...

Spain Suspends La Liga Indefinitely Over Coronavirus

All football in Spain, including La Liga, has been suspended indefinitely as the country grapples with the spread of COVID-19. This was announced in a...

Rangers Forward, Ifeanyi George, Dies in Auto Crash

Nigerian football family has been thrown into mourning yet again as Rangers Int'l of Enugu player, Ifeanyi George, died in an auto accident on...

Bayern Munich Striker, Lewandowski, Donates N395m to Fight Coronavirus

Bayern Munich striker, Robert Lewandowski, and his wife Anna have contributed one million euros (395 million naira) to fight coronavirus. Team-mates Leon Goretzka and Joshua...

Ac Milan Legend, Maldini, Son, Test Positive for Coronavirus

AC Milan technical director and former captain, Paulo Maldini, and his son, Daniel, have both tested positive for coronovirus. A club statement said father and...

Juventus Forward, Paulo Dybala, Girlfriend, Test Positive for Coronavirus

Argentina and Juventus forward, Paulo Dybala, has revealed he has tested positive for Covid-19. Dybala announced on Twitter that he and his partner Oriana Sabatini...

Coronavirus Kills Former Real Madrid President

Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz has died after being hospitalised with coronavirus. Sanz, 76, was president at the Bernabeu from 1995-2000, a period in...

English Football Temporarily Suspended Until April 30

The officials from all 20 English top-flight clubs spoke over a conference call on Thursday on how to complete the season after it was...

France and Juventus Player, Blaise Maitudi, Tests Positive for Coronavirus

France World Cup winner, Blaise Matuidi, has tested positive for coronavirus. The Club however said on Tuesday that he is currently asymptomatic. “Matuidi has undergone medical...

Liverpool Forward, Mane, Donates £41,000 to His Country  to Fight Coronavirus

Liverpool FC striker, Sadio Mane, has made a donation of around £41,000 to the national committee fighting coronavirus in his home country of Senegal. The...

FG Postpones National Sports Festival over Coronavirus 

The Federal Government has postponed the 20th National Sports Festival scheduled to hold in Edo State. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare,...

NPFL MD24 Results: Plateau United Extend Lead on League Table

Plateau United extended their lead on the summit of the Nigeria Professional Football League table with a 2-1 victory over Nasarawa United at the...

Coronavirus: FIFA Postpones March, April Matches

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has recommended that all international matches scheduled to be played in March and April be postponed because of...

2021 AFCON Qualifiers: CAF Postpones Super Eagles, Sierra Leone Match

Confederation of African Football, CAF, has announced the postponement of the African Cup of Nations qualifying match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and...

Coronavirus: Uefa Competitions Including Champions League and Europa League Postponed

European football governing body, Uefa, has announced that all  competitions, including Champions League and Europa League matches due to be played next week, have...

Chelsea Youngster, Hudson-Odoi, has Coronavirus

Chelsea Winger, Callum Hudson-Odoi, has tested positive for coronavirus. The Blues’ training ground has been partially closed, while players and staff who have had close...

Mikel Arteta Tests Positive to Coronavirus, Premier League to Meet on...

Arsenal on Thursday confirmed that manager, Mikel Arteta, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus while its London Colney training centre has been closed.  The...

Coronavirus: Spanish La Liga Suspended, as Real Madrid Quarantines First Football,...

The two top league divisions in Spain have been suspended after Real Madrid announced that its football team is in quarantine. The Spanish giants on...

Juventus Defender, Daniele Rugani, Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Juventus, have confirmed that Italian defender, Daniele Rugani, has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Rugani is the first player in the Serie A to test...

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