• Milan's Maldini to follow in family footsteps with first Serie A start

    Milan's Maldini to follow in family footsteps with first Serie A start
    Daniel Maldini will make his first Serie A start for AC Milan on SaturdayDaniel Maldini will revive a long-standing family tradition on Saturday when he starts in Serie A match for AC Milan for the first time. Over 12 years since his father, club legend Paolo last played for the seven-time European champions, Maldini junior will take his place in the starting XI at Spezia.Former Italy defender Paolo Maldini, who won almost every honour in the game during his 25 years as a Milan player,
  • Fans In High Spirit As Gulder Ultimate Search Contestants Will Be Unveiled Sunday

    Fans In High Spirit As Gulder Ultimate Search Contestants Will Be Unveiled Sunday
    Read Later(0)Login to use this feature or Sign Up to be a part of the gang.No account yet? RegisterAfter seven years of hiatus, Gulder Ultimate Search will make its much-awaited return to screens with the unveiling of contestants for the 2021 season on Sunday evening, September 26, 2021, and fans are in high spirits as they anticipate the reveal. 
    The contestants reveal for GUS 12 – ‘The Age of Craftsmanship’ will hold at a selection party in Lagos.
    Organisers say more tha
  • Nigeria records 3 new COVID-19 deaths, 477 new infections

    Nigeria records 3 new COVID-19 deaths, 477 new infections
    Total death toll for COVID-19 nationwide stands at 2,671 as of Friday, the NCDC stated.The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded three deaths and 477 new COVID-19 infections in 17 states and the FCT on Friday.NCDC said in its report issued on Saturday that the 477 new infections brought total number of infections nationwide to 203,991.The new figure raised the number of infections by 44 in 24 hours when compared to the 433 infections recorded on Thursday.The NCDC stated that Lagos S
  • Caf must adjust Champions League qualification process following early Akwa United exit

    Caf must adjust Champions League qualification process following early Akwa United exit
    The Promise Keepers’ hopes of going far in the African elite competition have ended.Still fresh from their maiden Nigeria Professional Football League triumph, Akwa United headed into their Caf Champions League preliminary round qualifier against Algerian Ligue 1 champions CR Belouizdad on a somewhat positive note, even though it was going to be difficult.The Uyo-based side earned a 1-0 win at home for a slim advantage and it looked like they would see out a goalless draw in the return leg
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  • Borussia Dortmund Want Martial As Haaland Replacement

    Borussia Dortmund Want Martial As  Haaland Replacement
    Borussia Dortmund could reportedly move for Manchester United attacker Anthony Martial next summer, as the Bundesliga giants prepare for the likely exit of Erling Braut Haaland.
    A £67m release clause in Haaland's contract will become active next year, and the Norway international is widely expected to move on, with Man United one of a number of clubs competing for his signature.
    According to 90min, BVB are already preparing for the 21-year-old's departure and have identified Martial as a
  • Terem Moffi: Striking stat that needs improving

    Terem Moffi: Striking stat that needs improving
    A notable stat has come to light and the Lorient forward has to get better going forward.Going into Wednesday’s clash with Nice, Lorient will be looking to get back to winning ways after playing out a goalless encounter away at Reims.They might have been expected to defeat the weekend’s hosts due to their superior standing and due to Reims’ winless two-game winless home record going into the clash. Star striker Terem Moffi fired blanks at Stade Auguste Delaune, failing to conti
  • Emmanuel Dennis will aim to sparkle against winless Newcastle United

    Emmanuel Dennis will aim to sparkle against winless Newcastle United
    The Hornets frontman continued his fine form in front of goal last time out against Norwich City. Newcastle come next...Emmanuel Dennis struck again at Carrow Road last weekend when Watford took on Norwich City.He scored a fantastic header that opened the scoring on the day, taking his tally since joining Watford to two goals having also contributed an assist. The Canaries could not contain the lively Nigerian international as he rose tall between the two defenders and thumped home Kiko Femenia&
  • Gulder Ultimate Search partners MultiChoice for Season 12. Here’s all you need to know

    Gulder Ultimate Search partners MultiChoice for Season 12. Here’s all you need to know
    Fans and viewers will enjoy the action and thrills of Gulder Ultimate Search From Saturday, October 16, to Sunday, December 19, 2021.Despite the long hiatus of Gulder Ultimate Search, the show remains popular among young Nigerians and millions of Africans, entries for the 12th season of the survival reality show, which organisers say was approximately 20,000, is another confirmation.To spread the acceptability and appeal of the show across Africa, GUS organisers, Nigerian Breweries Plc, has anno
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  • Wole Soyinka Is Not Going Anywhere

    Wole Soyinka Is Not Going Anywhere
    The Nobel laureate, whose new novel, “Chronicles From the Land of the Happiest People on Earth,” is his first in nearly 50 years, refuses to back down when he senses that his homeland’s freedom is under threat.
  • 2021 Women Afrobasket: Sports Minister Celebrates D’Tigress Qualification For Final

    2021 Women Afrobasket: Sports Minister Celebrates D’Tigress Qualification For Final
    Youth and Sports Development Minister Sunday Dare has congratulated Nigeria's senior women basketball team, D'Tigress for qualifying for the final of the 2021 Afrobasket women championship inCameroon.
    D'Tigress defeated their Senegalese opponents 73-63 in Friday night's semifinals to book a place in their third consecutive finals.Read Also: 2021 AfroBasket: D’Tigress Defeat Senegal To Qualify For Final 
    The Youth and Sports Minister commended the team for their superlative performanc
  • Liverpool Must Keep An Eye On Brentford’s Toney -Klopp Warns

    Liverpool Must Keep An Eye On Brentford’s Toney -Klopp Warns
    Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has warned his players to be wary of Brentford striker, Ivan Toney ahead of today's clash at Anfield.
    Toney already has two goals and one assist in five league games so far this season, and Brentford will look to cause an upset against the Reds.
    He said: "Brentford is a nice story. Ivan Toney, I have to say.
    "They all work as a unit. He has the trust and faith and he shows what you can get out of a player. He was on the market, not sure who wanted him. Brentford did.
  • Lukaku Is A Big Threat, Guardiola Confesses Ahead Chelsea vs Man City

    Lukaku Is A Big Threat, Guardiola Confesses Ahead Chelsea vs Man City
    Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola believes Chelsea striker, Romelu Lukaku will be a great to his team in today's Premier League clash.
    Guardiola stated this in an interview TribalFootball, where he praised the former Inter Milan striker for his prolific form in the league.
    Recall that the Belgian international has scored three goals in the Premier League since joining the Blues this summer."There are two options that we have right now: complaining or say we have exceptional players," Guardiola
  • Lukaku Is A Big Threat, Guardiola Confesses Ahead Clash Against Chelsea

    Lukaku Is A Big Threat, Guardiola Confesses Ahead Clash Against Chelsea
    Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola believes Chelsea striker, Romelu Lukaku will be a great to his team in today's Premier League clash.
    Guardiola stated this in an interview TribalFootball, where he praised the former Inter Milan striker for his prolific form in the league.
    Recall that the Belgian international has scored three goals in the Premier League since joining the Blues this summer."There are two options that we have right now: complaining or say we have exceptional players," Guardiola
  • Chelsea Manager Tuchel Buys House For Cleaner

    Chelsea Manager Tuchel Buys House For Cleaner
    Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel bought a  house for his former cleaner during his time at Paris Saint-Germain.
    Tuchel and his family employed a cleaner when he was head coach at the Ligue 1 giants from 2018-20. 
    After being told by his wife Sissi that the cleaner had been working extra hours as she looked to afford surgery for her son, who had a heart problem, Tuchel paid for the hospital costs involved, sources told ESPN.
    Also Read: 2021 AfroBasket: D’Tigress Defeat Senega
  • President Buhari says Nigeria is working to provide electricity to 5m households by 2030

    President Buhari says Nigeria is working to provide electricity to 5m households by 2030
    The President also called for support from developed countries to unlock the financing needed to accelerate a just energy transition for all.President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria is working on an ambitious Energy Plan towards reducing the energy shortcomings by year 2030.Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman in a statement late Friday evening, said Buhari spoke in line with Nigeria’s role as a Global Theme Champion for the Energy Transition, theme of the High-Level Dialogue on
  • Sanusi says Nigeria’s economy is about to collapse

    Sanusi says Nigeria’s economy is about to collapse
    Sanusi says the goose laying the golden egg for Nigeria is about to die.Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria has raised an alarm over the state of Nigeria’s economy.Sanusi while speaking at the closing ceremony of the Kaduna Investment Summit, tagged KadInvest 6.0 on Friday, Septemebr 24, 2021, said, the country’s economy id on the verge of collapsing. The ex-CBN governor said apart from the fact that Nigeria is having difficulties in oil production,
  • Joshua, Usyk: In heavyweight title showdown

    Joshua, Usyk: In heavyweight title showdown
    Anthony Joshua insisted he is ready and willing to take on all challengers ahead of his world heavyweight title showdown against Oleksandr Usyk, saying: “If you told me I was fighting King Kong, I would give it a go”.
    Joshua puts his WBA, IBF and WBO titles on the line against his fellow London 2012 gold medallist, an unbeaten opponent who is a former undisputed world cruiserweight champion, at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium today.
    The pair were brought together following the collapse
  • Man U vs Aston Villa (12:30): CR7 poised to increase goals tally

    Man U vs Aston Villa (12:30): CR7 poised to increase goals tally
    Manchester United will be looking to continue their impressive start to the 2021-22 Premier League season when they welcome Aston Villa to Old Trafford this afternoon.
    The Red Devils are currently third in the table, level on points with leaders Chelsea, while Villa occupy 10th position, having collected seven points from their opening five games of the campaign.
    Man United were knocked out of the EFL Cup by West Ham United on Wednesday night, while the English giants suffered a 2-1 defeat at Yo
  • Suarez lands incredible goalscoring feat

    Suarez lands incredible goalscoring feat
    Luis Suarezscored twice in Atletico Madrid’s comeback win against Getafe on Tuesday to complete a remarkable feat.
    The 34-year-old netted a 91st minute winner for the Colchoneros, but it was his goal in the 78th minute that will go down in history.
    He expertly trapped a cross into the box from Mario Hermoso with his left foot, before lashing an unstoppable effort past Getafe goalkeeper David Soria.
    And the goal meant Suarez has now scored in EVERY minute between the 1st and 97th in his car
  • Pep seeks revenge against Tuchel

    Pep seeks revenge against Tuchel
    By Paul Erewuba
    One of the standout matches on the Premier League calendar will take place at Stamford Bridge this afternoon, as early league leaders Chelsea welcome the reigning champions Manchester City.
    Chelsea top the table with 13 points to show from their opening five matches, while Man City occupy fifth, having collected 10 points from their first five league games of the 2021-22 campaign.
    Not too much can be read into the league table at this stage of the season, but there is no question
  • Felman backs Cavani leaving Man U

    Felman backs Cavani leaving Man U
    Boca Juniors legend Dario Felman thinks Edinson Cavani would be joining the “best club in the world” should he move to La Bombonera.
    Cavani joined Manchester United as a free agent from PSG in the summer of 2020 and scored 17 goals in his debut campaign.
    United were keen for Cavani to sign a one-year contract extension, however, the players’ father, Luis, told reporters in March that his son would return to South America with Boca Juniors as he was unhappy playing in England.
    T
  • Emerson: Mancini pushed me to leave Chelsea

    Emerson: Mancini pushed me  to leave Chelsea
    Olympique Lyon fullback Emerson Palmieri has explained leaving Chelsea last month.
    The Euro 2020 winner admits he needed to be sure of regular football this season.
    He told La Gazzetta dello Sport: “I decided to leave Chelsea as I didn’t have playing time.
    “Roberto Mancini told me: ‘You have to play, you have to be the main player’. Lyon proposed an interesting project, and I agreed after 2-3 days.
    “I’m really happy with my choice.”
    The post Emerso
  • Figo: CR7 right to choose Man U over Man City

    Figo: CR7 right to choose Man U over Man City
    Former Real Madrid and Barcelona star Luis Figo says Cristiano Ronaldo made the right call returning to Manchester United.
    As he was departing Juventus, Ronaldo was holding talks with Manchester City before United’s intervention.
    Figo said: “I think Manchester United is the best option for Cristiano, because it’s a place he knows.
    “He already has a history with the club, the fans love him and it’s the best place to spend the last leg of his career.
    “If he had
  • Barca job: Laporta shortlists Leeds manager, Bielsa

    Barca job: Laporta shortlists Leeds manager, Bielsa
    Barcelona president Joan Laporta has Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa on his shortlist.
    With Barca coach Ronald Koeman remaining under pressure after last night’s draw at Cadiz, Laporta is considering replacements and has Bielsa on his radar.
    Deportes Cuatro says with Bielsa working from a year-to-year arrangement with Leeds, it has left it open to Laporta to prising him away from Elland for an affordable compensation fee.
    Indeed, he could yet wait until the end of the season to bring B
  • Man City challenges Man U for Dembele

    Man City challenges Man U for Dembele
    Manchester City are ready to challenge Manchester United for Barcelona attacker Ousmane Dembele.
    Catalonia’s El Nacional says Barca have not given up hope of agreeing a new deal with Dembele, with his deal to expire next summer.
    But United’s interest in him could end up disrupting their bid to tie him to a new contract.
    United have already made contact with Dembele’s representatives to enquire about his future.
    The report adds that Manchester City are also interested in Dembele
  • Rohr lauds Samuel Kalu

    Rohr lauds Samuel Kalu
    Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has praised Abia-born Super Eagles star Samuel Kalu after his heroics for Bordeaux on Wednesday.
    Kalu scored an 85th-minute equaliser to help Les Girondins secure a point in their Ligue one fixture against Montpelier.
    The former Gent star has had a torrid start to the Ligue one season. The 24-year-old collapsed on the pitch after just 12 minutes on the pitch in Bordeaux’s second Ligue one game of the season against Marseille.
    However, he was cleared to return
  • Osimhen: COVID-19, injury dealt with me

    Osimhen: COVID-19, injury dealt with me
    Victor Osimhen is pleased with his excellent performances for Napoli in recent times, but he has also tendered his apology to the club’s supporters for his absence midway through last season.
    Osimhen has put behind a terrible start to the season to score five goals in his last three matches, including a brace in the 4-0 thrashing of Sampdoria at the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris on Thursday.
    The 22-year-old opened his account for the season with a fantastic double at Leicester City last w
  • Iheanacho’s a great finisher – Lookman

    Iheanacho’s a great finisher – Lookman
    Ademola Lookman has praised the impact made by Kelechi Iheanacho during Leicester City’s win over Millwall in the Carabao Cup, noting that the Super Eagles striker can make things happen in the opposition box.
    Iheanacho was involved in the build-up to Lookman’s first goal in Foxes colours when his shot was parried and the RB Leipzig loanee had the simplest of tasks to slot home the rebound.
    The Manchester City academy product ended last season as the top scoring player at Leicester C
  • Heyfashu U17 tourney: Diamond FA, Heyfash battle for top honours

    Heyfashu U17 tourney: Diamond FA, Heyfash battle for top honours
    The maiden edition of Heyfash U17 Football Championship grinds to an end today at the playground of Nigeria Police College, Ikeja.
    The finale of the competition played in round-robbing league format would feature league leaders Heyfash FA, tackle Diamond FA, Little Wonders and Greater Tomorrow FA in the final round to decide the overall winner.
    Amos Fasanya of Heyfash Football Foundation, Sango Otta, Ogun State, in his statement was unequivocal that the tournament would boost the discovery and e
  • Betsy Obaseki Cup: We’re ready to be good host – LOC

    Betsy Obaseki Cup: We’re ready to be good host – LOC
    Barely 48 hours to the commencement of the maiden edition of Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tournament holding in Benin, Chairperson of the Local Organising Committee LOC, Mrs Sabina Chikere, has assured participants of good hosting and hospitality, adding  that all logistics needed to have a hitch- free competition have been put in place.
    “I’m delighted to say that we are 100% per cent ready to host the first ever Betsy Obaseki Invitational Women Football Tournament  which k
  • UFC star Kamaru Usman hangs out with Wizkid in Denver after a Made In Lagos Tour show

    UFC star Kamaru Usman hangs out with Wizkid in Denver after a Made In Lagos Tour show
    Usman took out time from training to attend Wizkid's show.Nigerian-born United States fighter Kamaru Usman hung out with Afrobeats superstar Wizkid in Denver after a Made in Lagos Tour show. Usman, born in Nigeria before he migrated to the United States with his family, took time to attend a Wizkid show in Denver. Wizkid, who is having success with this ‘Essence’ record in America, is touring North America and had a stop in Denver. Usman took to Instagram to share photos of him and W
  • Falconets confident as race to Costa Rica begins in Douala

    Falconets confident as race to Costa Rica begins in Douala
    Coach Christopher Danjuma has expressed confidence in his Nigeria U20 girls as the real race for berths at the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2022 begins for Nigeria in Douala on Saturday, with a first round, first leg encounter against the U20 girls of Central African Republic.
    A contingent including 23 players of the Falconets flew into the Cameroonian city in the early hours of Thursday, and trained on Thursday ahead of today’s official training at the Stade Japoma de Doual
  • D’Tigress are in the finals of the 2021 AfroBasket

    D’Tigress are in the finals of the 2021 AfroBasket
    Nigeria's D'Tigress are on a quest for a third straight AfroBasket title.Nigerian women’s basketball team D’Tigress survived their toughest game of the ongoing Women’s AfroBasket Championship on Friday, September 24, 2021 with a 73-63 victory over Senegal to book their place in the final. Nigeria took the first quarter 22-11 and also won a close second 23-20. The D’Tigress continued their dominance in the third 15-13 before losing the fourth 13-19 but held on to take the
  • Why I’m celebrating after 40 years of playing music –Ehiliz

    Why I’m celebrating after 40 years of playing music –Ehiliz
    Popular gospel artiste, Ehigiamusoe Elizabeth Ngozi, has unveiled plans to hold a musical show tagged: ‘Eliliz Music Concert’ on October 3, 2021.According to Ehigiamusoe Elizabeth aka Ehiliz, the concert is being organised to appreciate God’s faithfulness after a happy retirement from the music scene.“God enabled me to work for 40 years and I retired honourably in good health. I feel there is a need for me to appreciate God for his benevolence, kindness, and mercy. That i
  • Celebrities grace Marvel Studios’ Shang Chi screening

    Celebrities grace Marvel  Studios’ Shang Chi screening
    Celebrities including Denrele Edun, Elozonam, and former Big Brother Naija season 6 housemates, Yerins, Arin, Beatrice and Niyi recently graced the private screening of a latest movie, Shang-Chi and The Legend of The 10 Rings held at Filmhouse Cinemas, Lekki, Lagos.
    The Marvel flick, which topped the box office in the United States, had a better-than-expected opening weekend, grossing $94.4 million in its first four days.
    In significant markets such as France, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom an