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AFCON Qualifiers; Super Eagles Coach Reveals Why He Snubbed Onazi.

The manager of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Gernot Rohr, has declared that any player who has slight injury won’t be risked to feature in any of the matches. Rohr said that to clarify why he omitted Trabzonspor midfielder, Eddy Onazi, from Nigeria’s squad for their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Lionel Messi Throws His Weight Behind Trending Dwarf Football Competition.

Lionel Messi has given his backing to the inaugural Dwarf Copa America that is breaking down social barriers in Argentina. The tournament includes teams from across the Americas and is hoping to challenge discrimination and prejudices in the community. Argentina player Diego Serpentini revealed Messi is supporting the competition, held in Buenos

Top NFF Officials Shun Presidential Panel On Alleged Diversion Of Funds.

Seven top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), including the first and second vice presidents, Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko, have been summoned by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP), as part of its efforts to recover public property and diverted funds. Super Eagles and NFF Officials in a meeting. According

Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr Reportedly Robbed In Asaba.

uper Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr was allegedly robbed at the end of the Aiteo Cup Final between Enugu Rangers and Kano Pillars. Gernot Rohr hosted by governor Ifeanyi Okowa at the government house in Asaba.   The Enugu side came from three goals down to draw 3-3 before finally winning 4-3 on penalties

Super Eagles Improve, Climb 4 Places In Latest FIFA Ranking.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have gained four places on the world ranking in the latest ranking released early on Thursday by the world football governing body, FIFA. On the latest ranking, Nigeria are now on number 44 in the world and third on the African continent with Tunisia retaining their first position

Champions League; Manchester United Set To Be Missing Six Stars For Juventus Clash

Alexis Sanchez was the most high-profile absentee from Manchester United training on Monday. Sanchez, Marouane Fellaini, Jesse Lingard, Scott McTominay, Phil Jones and Diogo Dalot were all missing from the session ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League tie against Juventus at Old Trafford. Sanchez came off the bench in Saturday’s 2-2 draw at Chelsea , but was

Mourinho Receives Apology From Chelsea After Being Involved In Touchline Bust Up.

Manchester United were denied a crucial victory away to Chelsea earlier today by a dramatic 96th minute equaliser from substitute Ross Barkley. However, an excellent game of football was overshadowed by a chaotic melee that occurred in the aftermath involving Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Chelsea coach Marco Ianni. The home side took the lead

Manchester United Player Reveals Cause Of Mourinho And Pogba Clash.

Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira has revealed the cause of the clash between Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho. Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho United’s manager and the French midfielder made headlines last month after Sky Sports’ cameras caught them engaged in what looked like a verbal disagreement at training. Pogba greeted United’s coaches and

Super Eagles arrive in Tunisia for second test against Libya

The Super Eagles have arrived Sfax, Tunisia, ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier clash against Libya. The three-time African champions departed from Uyo, Akwa Ibom, in the morning and touched down at Sfax Airport at about 4pm local time. The players and team officials subsequently headed to their Zeitouna Hotel

Meet The Scottish Striker Outscoring Messi & Hazard

If asked to make an educated guess at who Europe’s hottest striker is right now, almost two months into the new season across the continent, the usual names of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar would likely spring to mind. Indeed, the latter sits atop the Ligue 1 goalscoring charts, tied

Barcelona Star Faces 12 Years In Jail For Brawl With Popular Singer

Turkish prosecutors have charged Barcelona midfielder, Arda Turan over an alleged fight with a prominent singer, asking for the footballer to be sentenced to 12-and-a-half years in jail. Prosecutors charged Turan, who is currently on loan at Istanbul Basaksehir, with sexual harassment, unlicensed possession of weapons and causing intentional injury over

Manchester City speak on offer to triple Messi’s wages

Manchester City has denied reports that the club tried and failed to sign Barcelona striker, Lionel Messi. Messi, 31, has been repeatedly linked with a move to the Etihad, since Pep Guardiola was appointed manager in the summer of 2016. And club chairman, Khaldoon al Mubarak has been quoted in a Spanish

Nigeris vs Libya: Mikel Begs Nigerians Over Absence

Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, has apologised to Nigerian football fans over his absence from the national team's squad for this weekend’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya. While many Nigerians are already critical of Mikel’s absence from the second straight AFCON qualifier, and have dubbed it a stylish

Argentina Remain Hopeful On Messi Return

Lionel Scaloni says Lionel Messi's absence has forced Argentina to play as a team, though he hopes the five-time Ballon d'Or winner will return to the international fold. Messi was once again absent as Argentina eased past Iraq 4-0 on Thursday in the first game of a four-team tournament that also

Hazard Hints At Real Madrid Move

Eden Hazard has ruled out a January move away from Chelsea, but has admitted that he may need to join Real Madrid in order to win the Ballon d’Or. The Belgium international has been in stunning form at the start of the 2018-19 campaign, netting seven times in the Premier League

Hazard finally makes Chelsea contract decision

Chelsea ace, Eden Hazard has planned to force Chelsea to sell him to Real Madrid by refusing to sign a contract extension at Stamford Bridge. The Belgium international spoke out about his future last weekend, admitting he was torn between staying at the West London club and joining Madrid. Hazard was keen

Bayern To Battle Man United For Zidane

Manchester United will face competition in their bid to bring in Zinedine Zidane as the club's next manager, with Bayern Munich also keen on the Frenchman, claims the Mirror. Zidane is one of the most coveted free agents in the football world after bringing home three Champions League in as many

EPL: Ian Wright reveals how Mourinho has helped Emery at Arsenal

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has said that Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho’s struggles at United have inadvertently helped Unai Emery at Arsenal. The Red Devils are currently sitting in eighth position in the Premier League having lost three of their first eight games of the season. Mourinho’s men were also knocked out

Aguero And Bale Among Ballon D’Or Nominees

During the day on October 8, 2018, the 30 nominees for the 2018 Ballon d’Or will be announced in five-player tranches, along with the 15 contenders for the Women’s Ballon d’Or and the 10 under-21 players who will opt for the inaugural Kopa Award. The Kopa Award will be voted upon

Quadri, Abiodun lift fourth Portuguese Cup with Sporting

Sporting’s trio of Aruna Quadri, Diogo Carvalho and Bode Abiodun checkmated ADC Ponta do Pargo to retain the Portuguese Super Cup for the fourth time in a row. Sporting were on the losing side away to Borussia Dusseldorf in the ETTU Champions opener but the Portuguese side lined up Quadri, Diogo

Deschamps Unfazed By Worsening Pogba-Mourinho Feud

France coach Didier Deschamps insisted Thursday he was not concerned by escalating tensions between Paul Pogba and Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho after he named his latest squad ahead of games against Iceland and Germany. Pogba told reporters he was “not allowed” to talk as he passed through the post-match mixed

The Richest Football Club In The World Has Been Revealed

Real Madrid have leapfrogged Manchester United and rivals Barcelona to become the richest club in the world. After winning a third consecutive Champions League in May – to take their tally to 13 – the Galacticos banked revenues of an astonishing £659m in 2017-18. That represented a rise of £60m from the

Champions League: Full Results For Second Round Of Group Games

The second round of group games for the UEFA Champions League was completed on Wednesday. Here is how each team fared: Group A At Dortmund, Germany Borussia Dortmund (GER) 3 (Bruun Larsen 51, Alcacer 72, Reus 90+2); Monaco (FRA) 0 At Madrid Atletico Madrid (ESP) 3 (Griezmann 28, 67, Koke 90+4); Club Brugge (BEL) 1 (Groeneveld 39) Group


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