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Messi Absent From Argentina Friendly Against Spain

Lionel Messi was left out of Argentina’s squad for their friendly match against Spain on Tuesday.  Messi had been feeling pain in his hamstring and despite coach Jorge Sampaoli insisting on Monday the striker was fit, he did not even make the bench at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid. After …

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NSCDC Officials Commence Security Tour In Northeast Schools

Jerome Boateng insists Germany see Tuesday’s friendly against Brazil in Berlin as an important test despite coach Joachim Loew planning a string of changes. Loew revealed that Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen will be rested, leaving Kevin Trapp and Bernd Leno to play a half each at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium. …

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Rio 2016 Olympics: Brazil defeat Germany to win first ever gold in football

 Captain Neymar Jnr. scored the winning penalty, to ensure Brazil won their first ever gold in men’s football at the Olympic Games. The game finished 1-1 in extra time. Neymar opened the scoring in the first half with a free-kick, but Max Meyer equalized for the Germans in the second …

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I support Dream Team VI’s planned boycott of Denmark game – Siasia

 Head coach of Nigeria’s U-23 team, Samson Siasia, has said that he is in full support of his players’ plan to boycott their quarter-final clash against Denmark on Saturday, because of unpaid allowances. Siasia lashed out at the “disrespectful” authorities and says he will stand by his squad’s decision. “We …

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