Sunday, January 20, 2019
Gambian referee Bakary Papa Gassama will officiate Nigeria’s second-leg fixture against South Africa in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match in Johannesburg on November 17. Gassama, 39, is rated the best referee in Africa and so far this...
Fernando Hierro, who stood in as Spain coach when Julen Lopetegui was sacked on the eve of the World Cup, will not continue in the role, the Spanish football federation said Sunday. Under the former Real Madrid and Spain defender,...
Arsenal manager Unai Emery said Aaron Ramsey is a “very important player” for the club after his goal of the season contender helped the Gunners thrash Fulham 5-1. A contract offer to Ramsey was withdrawn last month but the Wales...
Christian Chukwu, former Super Eagles coach and captain, on Thursday said that the retirement of  Nigerian born Chelsea player, Victor Moses, from international football was a matter of decision and not age. Chukwu told the News Agency of Nigeria that...
FC Roma of Italy came from behind to defeat Liverpool of England 4 - 2 in a six goals thriller inside the San Siro, but the goals were not enough to see them through as Liverpool qualify for the...
By Segun Odegbami The ‘Chief Justice’ of Nigerian football, distinguished legal luminary and Member of the Order of the Niger (MON), Chief Adokie Amiesimaka was the one who called me up and reminded me it was 38 years to the...
The President, Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has advised Nigeria’s flagbearers in the semi-finals of 2018 CAF Confederation Cup, Enyimba FC of Aba, to have unwavering self-belief when they confront Raja Casablanca of Morocco. According to the federation’s Media Aide,...
The FIFA recognised chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has asked a court to vacate its order that sacked him from office. Following his requeest, the Jos Federal High Court on Wednesday fixed July 10 for hearing the...
A superb first half display by Belgium ended Brazil’s hopes of a record sixth World Cup crown as a Fernandinho own goal and a superb Kevin De Bruyne strike proved enough to win 2-1 and seal a semi-final spot. Although...
As Manchester United survey the wreckage of Jose Mourinho’s reign, the troubled club’s hierarchy would be wise to swallow their pride and copy the successful blueprint established by bitter rivals Manchester City. Mourinho was sacked by United on Tuesday as...

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