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Anthony Joshua beats Andy Ruiz to win back world heavyweight titles

Anthony Joshua on Saturday defeated Andy Ruiz Jr at the Diriyah Arena, Saudi Arabia to reclaim his IBF, WBA and WBO titles. Joshua lost the titles to Ruiz in a shock June defeat in New York.With his victory, Joshua has joined greats such as Muhammad Ali, Lennox Lewis and Evander …

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Manchester city pl title race woes as Manchester united wins derby

MANCHESTER UNITED landed another body blow to Manchester City’s hopes of retaining the Premier League title with a 2-1 derby win at the Etihad that leaves the champions 14 points adrift of runaway leaders Liverpool. Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial scored the goals for the visitors, who should have made …

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Success Makanjuola: La Liga side Leganes sign Nigerian youngster

Success Makanjuola joins La Liga side CD Leganes – The Spanish League side had completed the move for the Nigerian since August – Makanjuola was however unveiled earlier this week as he begins his European journey in Spain Spanish League giants Leganes have completed the signing of Nigerian youngster Success …

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Victor Osimhen: Barcelona eye Super Eagles star as a replacement for Luis Suarez

Victor Osimehen alongside three others have been shortlisted by Barcelona as a replacement for Luis Suarez – Luis Suarez is enjoying the last leg of his contract at Barcelona – The Catalans’ main priority next summer will be to sign a striker to replace the former Liverpool star Barcelona have …

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Bulgaria’s FA president resigns over racist chants during England match

The president of the Bulgarian Football Association has resigned from his position after England’s black players were subjected to shocking racist chants and monkey noises in Sofia on Monday night. The news comes just hours after the prime minister of Bulgaria had demanded that the FA chief steps down, announcing …

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Cristiano Ronaldo sent message by Robbie Keane as he chases Euro goals record

Cristiano Ronaldo has the chance to catch Robbie Keane’s record 23 goals in Euro qualifiers against Lithuania on Tuesday. And the Juventus superstar has been urged to set a new scoring standard in Serie A by Maurizio Sarri this season. The former Manchester United and Real Madrid forward scored his …

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Injured Djokovic Pulls Out Of US Open

Top-ranked defending champion Novak Djokovic retired with a shoulder injury after dropping the first two sets of Sunday’s US Open last-16 match against Stan Wawrinka. Swiss 23rd seed and 2016 champion Wawrinka led Djokovic 6-4, 7-5, 2-1 when the Serb quit, having received treatment on his troublesome left shoulder before …

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2019 African Games: Nigeria now second on medals table

A flurry of gold medals in wrestling and others from athletics, boxing and even canoeing has seen Nigeria soar to the second spot on the overall medals table at the ongoing African Games in Morocco. Nigeria, as of Thursday night, had gathered a total of 103 medals (40 gold, 28 silver …

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Shakiru Adegoke, Chelsea goalkeeper, set to play for Nigeria U-17 national team

Golden Eaglets Shakiru Adegoke has been invited to play for the Golden Eaglets ahead of the U-17 World Cup The Chelsea shot-stopper was handed an official invitation from the NFF a few days ago Nigeria will participate at the FIFA U-17 World Cup which will be hosted by Brazil in …

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Ex-Super Falcons player, Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine dies

The Nigeria Football Federation, on Thursday, announced the death of a former Super Falcons player, Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine. NFF said that Chiejine died on Wednesday, after a brief illness. Chiejine, who was born on May 17, 1983, had scored 15 goals in 61 games for Nigeria as of 2007, according to Wikipedia. NFF said, …

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Mohamed Salah Reveals His Stance on VAR & Confirms His Preferred Position

l​iverpool winger Mohamed Salah has admitted he does not like VAR as he fears it will suck the excitement out of football, although he believes it will help him win more penalties this season. Last season, Salah was often accused of diving to win penalties, with many fans of rival …

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Man Utd and Inter Milan expect to reach Alexis Sanchez transfer agreement today

MANCHESTER UNITED and Inter Milan will reach an agreement with Alexis Sanchez today, according to reports in Italy. The Chile international is surplus to requirements at Old Trafford with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ready to let him leave. Sanchez has been a major disappointment since his transfer from Arsenal in January 2018. …

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Racist abuse: footballers should boycott social media, says Phil Neville

England women’s manager Phil Neville said footballers should “boycott” social media to send a “powerful message” that abuse is not acceptable. Neville’s comments come after Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba  having missed a penalty in his side’s match on Monday. “We have to take drastic measures now as a football …

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Samson Siasia: FIFA hands Nigerian coach life ban for taking bribe

Samson Siasia Samson Siasia will not be able to coach any team for the rest of his coaching career – The former Super Eagles midfielder has been slammed with life ban by FIFA – Siasia led the national U23 team to win bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games Former …

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Transfer News Update: Juventus to land Eriksen on a free transfer in 2020

Sarri happy to wait for Spurs star.

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Lyon agree deal to sign former Arsenal attacker Reine-Adelaide

Jeff Reine-Adelaide celebrates scoring for Angers Lyon have agreed a deal in principle to sign attacking midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide from Ligue 1 rivals Angers. The 21-year-old will undergo a medical before finalising a move reportedly worth around €30million. Arsenal, Reine-Adelaide’s former club, have the opportunity to hijack the deal by …

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Real Madrid move to hijack Barcelona on Neymar transfer by offering shock player to PSG

Neymar Real Madrid and Barcelona are scrapping to lure Neymar away from PSG before the European transfer window shuts on September 2. The PSG forward is eager to leave the Parcdes Princes behind after just two years, having grown tired with life in Paris. Neymar’s preference is to return to …

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Kenneth Omeruo, Super Eagles star, reportedly completes move to Leganes from Chelsea

Kenneth Omeruo has reportedly completed a move to Leganes from Chelsea kenneth – This is according to Leganes defender Dimitris Siovas who confirmed it according to Marca – Chelsea and the Spanish club are expected to come out with their position on Omeruo soon Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has …

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Messi Absent From Argentina Friendly Against Spain

Lionel Messi was left out of Argentinaa��s squad for their friendly match against Spain on Tuesday.A� 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 Tuesdaya��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 Berlina��s Olympic Stadium. …

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

A�Captain Neymar Jnr. scored the winning penalty, to ensure Brazil won their first ever gold in mena��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 VIa��s planned boycott of Denmark game a�� Siasia

A�Head coach of Nigeriaa��s U-23 team, Samson Siasia, has said that he is in full support of his playersa�� plan to boycott their quarter-final clash against Denmark on Saturday, because of unpaid allowances. Siasia lashed out at the a�?disrespectfula�? authorities and says he will stand by his squada��s decision. a�?We …

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