NPFL Update

I’m relieve with the defeat of Sunshine – Bata The El-Kanemi Warriors striker, Hussein Bata Muhammad, has expressed victorious happiness after striking a double in his team’s hard-fought 3-2 victory over Sunshine Stars. The match which took place at El-Kanemi Sports Complex in day 32 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clash. However, the winger revealed that he was relieved […]

Guardiola Grants Hart Permission to leave Man City

Manchester City Coach, Pep Guardiola, has revealed that his goalkeeper, Joe Hart, can leave his team, if he wished to. The 45 years old coach stated that the goalkeeper has not ask for transfer move, but admits he will allow him if he wanted to leave this summer, although he did insist he would improve […]

Uyo to Host Nigeria/Tanzania AFCON Qualifier Match

Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier final match between Nigeria and Tanzania will hold at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium in Uyo. The match will be played on Saturday, September 3. The Akwa Ibom Stadium, nicknamed as ‘The Nest of Champions’, played host to the Super Eagles 2015 AFCON qualifier against South Africa in November […]

Wenger Pledges to Extend Gnabry’s Contract with Arsenal

Arsenal Manager, Arsene Wenger, has confirmed that he wants the 21 years old midfielder and the German forward, Serge Gnabry, in his club and extend his contract. However, Gnabry, who has scored six goals in four games for Germany at the Rio 2016 Olympics, is the subject of attention from Bundesliga with a move to […]

“If you have no business with Olympics committee, stay away from Rio” – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that anybody who does not have any business in the Rio 2016 Games should not be part of the contingent. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth ad Sports, Chinyeaka Ohaa, made the disclosure on Thursday when he appeared before the House of Representatives Committee on Sports to brief it on […]

Pogba continues to flirt with Manchester United

Paul Pogba has admitted he could return to Manchester United in the future and described the club as his “first family”. The Juventus midfielder, has been strongly linked with a move away from Italy this summer, with United and Real Madrid keen on his signature. Pogba, who left United on a free in 2012, has […]

Brace yourselves: Senator Manny Pacquiao set for return to boxing

Former boxing champion and newly elected senator in the Philippines, Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao, has expressed his desire to come out of retirement, but has no plans for a fight this year. Pacquiao, 37, on Wednesday night said that he is focused on his political career but that his love for boxing had not diminished. “When […]

Brace yourselves: FIFA President set for visit to Nigeria

FIFA president, Mr. Gianni Infantino and the Secretary General, Ms Fatma Samoura will arrive Nigeria in a fortnight on a two –day working visit. The Italian-Swiss, who was elected FIFA President at an extraordinary General Assembly in Zurich on 26 February 2016, confirmed the trip following a meeting with Amaju Pinnick ,NFF President in Paris, […]

It’s really happening!- FC Barcelona Academy set to launch in Lagos

The Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission, Deji Tinubu, on Tuesday said the government would ensure the smooth operation of FC Barcelona Academy in Nigeria by supporting its plans for youths. Tinubu made the promise at the unveiling of the academy, named “FCBESCOLA’’, which is to be sited temporarily at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere. He […]

Forget it: FG dismisses hiring of foreign coach for Eagles

The Federal Government may have foreclosed the possibility of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) hiring an expatriate coach for the Super Eagles for now. This is because the federal government ruled out the possibility of such exercise on the premise of the dwindling fortunes of the nation’s economy. Solomon Dalung, Minister of Sports, who spoke […]

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