• 2022 U-20 WAFU Zone B: Flying Eagles To Face Côte d’Ivoire In Semi-Finals

    2022 U-20 WAFU Zone B: Flying Eagles To Face Côte d’Ivoire In Semi-Finals
    Flying Eagles of Nigeria will face Côte d’Ivoire in the semi-finals of the 2022 U-20 WAFU Zone B tournament in Niger Republic.
    The semi-final pairing was confirmed after the Flying Eagles were confirmed as Group B winners.
    The Ladan Bosso-led team finished top in the group after Burkina Faso beat defending champions of the WAFU Zone B Black Satellites of Ghana 2-1 on Saturday.
    At the 2020 WAFU Zone B tournament in Benin Republic, Côte d’Ivoire scored a late goal to force
  • PREMIER LEAGUE: Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira kicks Everton fan after losing 3-2 at Goodison Park

    PREMIER LEAGUE: Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira kicks Everton fan after losing 3-2 at Goodison Park
    Patrick Vieira appeared to kick an Everton fan to the ground after his Crystal Palace team lost in the Premier League.Footage on Sky Sports News showed Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira kicking a fan who appeared to goad him as he made his way across the pitch and back to the dressing rooms.Everton came from two goals down to defeat Crystal Palace 3-2 and secure their place in the Premier League next season.Goodison Park erupted after Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s dramatic late winning goal
  • Ihenacho struggles as Leicester City hold Chelsea to a draw

    Ihenacho struggles as Leicester City hold Chelsea to a draw
    The Nigerian international featured at Stamford Bridge, but he had little impact on the game. Super Eagles star Kelechi Iheanacho was in action for Leicester City in their Premier League encounter against Chelsea, but he struggled to impress as both sides played a 1-1 draw. Iheanacho, who finished as Leicester's top scorer in all competitions last season, has failed to replicate the feat this year. The 25-year-old made his 26th league appearance of the season against the Blues but could not add
  • Europa League Final: ‘Many Clubs Would Be Interested In Bassey’ —Ex-Rangers Striker, Hateley

    Europa League Final: ‘Many Clubs Would Be Interested In Bassey’  —Ex-Rangers Striker, Hateley
    Former Rangers striker Mark Hateley has said many clubs would be interested in Calvin Bassey, following his impressive showing for the Scottish side in the Europa League final.
    Rangers lost 5-4 to German outfit Eintracht Frankfurt on penalties after 120 minutes of football ended in a 1-1.
    Joe Aribo scored the first goal in the 57th minute before Rafael Borre drew Frankfurt level on 69 minutes.
    Borre also scored the winning penalty in the shootout for Frankfurt after former Arsenal star Aaron Ra
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  • Iwobi Helps Everton Escape Relegation After Dramatic Comeback Win Vs Palace

    Iwobi Helps Everton Escape Relegation After Dramatic Comeback Win Vs Palace
    Alex Iwobi was in action as Everton secured their place in the Premier League for next season with a dramatic 3-2 comeback win against Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on Thursday night.
    Iwobi featured for 90 minutes in the must win fixture for Frank Lampard’s side.
    Everton found themselves behind in the 22nd minute as Jean-Philippe Mateta gave Crystal Palace the lead.
    In the 36th minute Palace doubled their lead through Jordan Ayew who slotted home after Wilfried Zaha's shot was parried b
  • Calvin Bassey's UEL masterclass a humbling lesson for Super Eagles fans

    Calvin Bassey's UEL masterclass a humbling lesson for Super Eagles fans
    Rangers' Europa League final penalty shootout defeat at the hands of Eintracht Frankfurt was a gutting end to an exhilarating European run for the Scottish giants.However, amidst all the disappointment, there were relentless plaudits for the performance of one Ger in particular.Calvin Bassey, playing at centre-back, gave a bravura performance on the biggest stage of his career, earning acclaim for his aggression, timing and speed. Former Champions League-winning midfielder Owen Hargreaves labell
  • Calvin Bassey UEL masterclass a humbling lesson for Super Eagles fans

    Calvin Bassey UEL masterclass a humbling lesson for Super Eagles fans
    The young defender came under fierce criticism following March's defeat to Ghana, but his spectacular performances for Rangers have exposed the folly of that vitriolic responseRangers' Europa League final penalty shootout defeat at the hands of Eintracht Frankfurt was a gutting end to an exhilarating European run for the Scottish giants.However, amidst all the disappointment, there were relentless plaudits for the performance of one Ger in particular.Calvin Bassey, playing at centre-back, gave a
  • UCL Final: I’ll Be Ready For Real Madrid Game –Fabinho

    UCL Final: I’ll Be Ready For Real Madrid Game –Fabinho
    Fabinho has confirmed he will be fit for Liverpool's Champions League final against Real Madrid.
     
    The Brazilian missed Liverpool's FA Cup win over Chelsea due to a hamstring problem, but he will be fit enough to play in Paris.
     
    "Yes, I'll be there… to play," Fabinho told Spanish outlet AS.
     
    "We are working and recovering to be ready for that final.
     
    "I am very calm and very confident that I will be there, so we have to keep working and resting to be at the best phy
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  • Barcelona star, ex-Everton man congratulate Onuachu on his marriage to Ghanaian fiancee

    Barcelona star, ex-Everton man congratulate Onuachu on his marriage to Ghanaian fiancee
    The 27-year-old attacker announced he would be getting married later this month Several players have congratulated Paul Onuachu after the Super Eagles star announced he would be getting married to his Ghanaian fiancee Tracy Acheampong. Onuachu revealed on his Instagram page that he would be tying the knot with Tracy in two ceremonies in Accra and Lagos. The two will have their first wedding in Accra on May 27 before another ceremony takes place in Lagos on June 6. Following the announcement, a h
  • Europa League Final: ‘Bassey Was My Man Of The Match‘ —Omeruo

    Europa League Final: ‘Bassey Was My Man Of The Match‘  —Omeruo
    Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has picked Calvin Bassey as his Man of the Match in Wednesday’s Europa League final between Rangers and Eintracht Frankfurt.
    Frankfurt overcame Rangers 5-4 on penalties after 120 minutes of football ended 1-1 at the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan Stadium in Seville, Spain.
    Joe Aribo scored the first goal of the game in the 57th minute before Colombian star Rafael Borre equalized for Frankfurt in 68 minutes.
    One of the star performer in the final was Bassey who
  • Collins Set To Join Championship Club Cardiff City

    Collins Set To Join Championship Club Cardiff City
    Nigeria defender Jamilu Collins is set to join Sky Bet Championship club Cardiff City on a free transfer, reports Completesports.com.
    Collins, according to WalesOnline, underwent medical at the club on Thursday.
    Read Also: Arsenal May Fail In Race To Sign Osimhen Without Champions League Football
    The transfer is expected to be announced in the next 48 hours pending the outcome of his medical.
    Collins has already left Bundesliga 2 club SC Paderborn following the end of his contract with the club
  • Erik Ten Hag deems Aaron Wan-Bissaka surplus to requirements at Manchester United

    Erik Ten Hag deems Aaron Wan-Bissaka surplus to requirements at Manchester United
    Aaron Wan-Bissaka is set to depart Manchester United after being told he’s not in Erik Ten Hag’s plans but where would he go?Manchester United will reportedly let Aaron Wan-Bissaka leave the club this summer as the full-back has been deemed surplus to requirements by new coach, Erik Ten Hag.Wan-Bissaka has seen limited game time lately with interim boss, Ralf Rangnick preferring Portuguese right back, Diogo Dalot in that position.And even though Rangnick’s United reign is one g
  • Rodgers Wants Leicester City To Sign Lookman On Permanent Deal

    Rodgers Wants Leicester City To Sign Lookman On Permanent Deal
    Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers is determined to keep Nigeria winger Ademola Lookman at the club, reports Completesports.com.
    Lookman's loan deal with the former Premier League champions will expire on June 30.
    The 24-year-old linked up with the Foxes from Bundesliga outfitRB Leipzig on a season-long deal last summer.
    Read Also: AFCON 2023 Qualifier: Sierra Leone Boss Unleashes Ex-Spurs Defender, QPR Star On Super Eagles
    Lookman has scored eight goals and provided five assists in 40 appe
  • Man City Most Difficult Game In Champions League –Modric

    Man City Most Difficult Game In Champions League –Modric
    Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric has revealed that the game against Man City remains the most difficult game for him.
    The Croatian midfielder has been involved in some huge moments with Real Madrid in recent years, notably the various comebacks in the Champions League knockout stages this season.
    "The most difficult one was the one against Manchester City because there was almost no time left, but the team and the fans believed until the end because it's part of the DNA of this club," Modric
  • Kante: It’s My Desire To Fish The Season Well

    Kante: It’s My Desire To Fish The Season Well
    Chelsea midfielder, N’Golo Kante has spoken on his future at the club amid recent reports linking him with a move to Manchester United.
    Reports in Europe has continued to link the France international with a sensational move to Old Trafford, but the World Cup winner insisted he will “think about it at the right time.”
    Kante has won everything football can offer including the Premier League, Champions League, Europa League, FA Cup and Club World Cup at Chelsea.
    The Frenchman is
  • Kante: It’s My Desire To Finish The Season Well

    Kante: It’s My Desire To Finish The Season Well
    Chelsea midfielder, N’Golo Kante has spoken on his future at the club amid recent reports linking him with a move to Manchester United.
    Reports in Europe has continued to link the France international with a sensational move to Old Trafford, but the World Cup winner insisted he will “think about it at the right time.”
    Kante has won everything football can offer including the Premier League, Champions League, Europa League, FA Cup and Club World Cup at Chelsea.
    The Frenchman is
  • Nigerians are abandoning regular football betting sites to play Homewin by Sujimoto

    Nigerians are abandoning regular football betting sites to play Homewin by Sujimoto
    Available data suggest that Nigerians spend almost N2 billion on sports betting daily, translating to about N730 billion annually.NIGERIANS ARE ABANDONING REGULAR FOOTBALL BETTING SITES TO PLAY HOMEWIN BY SUJIMOTO #FeatureBySujimoto - Sports betting is highly active in Nigeria, with roughly 60 million Nigerians between the ages of 18 and 40 involved in active sports betting according to the Nigeria Sports Betting Sector Report of 2019/2020.However, Homewin by Sujimoto, which is now being celebra
  • Iheanacho Eyes 5th Win In 12 Games Vs Chelsea

    Iheanacho Eyes 5th Win In 12 Games Vs Chelsea
    Kelechi Iheanacho will look to secure his fifth win in twelve games across all competitions against Chelsea when Leicester City visit the Blues in a rescheduled Premier League tie tonight (Thursday).
    Chelsea suffered FA Cup heartache to Liverpool, and will aim to seal a third-placed finish in the Premier League when Leicester Chelsea in the rescheduled matchday 37 fixture.
    Read Also:Ighalo Guns For First Trophy In Saudi As Al-Hilal, Al-Feiha ClashIn King’s Cup Final
    Brendan Rodgers's side
  • Arsenal May Fail In Race To Sign Osimhen Without Champions League Football

    Arsenal May Fail In Race To Sign Osimhen Without Champions League Football
    Victor Osimhen have been linked with a move from Napoli to Arsenal but the Nigerian attacker is unlikely to move to the Emirates Stadium without Champions League football.
    Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta has been on the serious lookout for a new striker for several months and Osimhen has held talks with the Gunners over the last few weeks.
    La Gazzetta dello Sport reported in April that Osimhen was open to joining the Gunners but only if they qualified for the Champions League.
    Read Also: ‘R
  • ‘We Will Work More On Our Defence’ –Flying Eagles Skipper, Adegbite

    ‘We Will Work More On Our Defence’    –Flying Eagles Skipper, Adegbite
    Flying Eagles skipper, Tosin Adegbite has promised that the team will work more on their defending after qualifying for the Total Energies Under-20 African Cup of Nations billed for next year.
    Nigeria will meet Benin Republic in the final of the WAFU B U-20 Championship on Friday as both sides qualified for the 2023 U-20 AFCON following their semi-final victories in Niger on Tuesday.
    The Flying Eagles sealed their place in the final after an energy sapping 2-1 extra-time victory over Cote d'Ivo
  • Ighalo Guns For First Trophy In Saudi As Al-Hilal, Al-Feiha Clash In King’s Cup Final

    Odion Ighalo will go all out to win his first trophy as a player in Saudi Arabia when Al Hilal go head to head with Al-Feiha in the King's Cup of Champions final on Thursday.
    Ighalo has so far been exceptional since making a move from Al Shabab to Al Hilal in January and would love to win the King's Cup final at the Al Majma'ah Sport City Stadium.
    Meanwhile, Al-Hilal will also be looking to exact revenge against Al-Feiha in the King's Cup final after losing 1-0 to them in a Saudi Professional Le
  • Ex-Manchester City and QPR star reveals why he turned down Nigeria

    Ex-Manchester City and QPR star reveals why he turned down Nigeria
    The three-time African champions have had several players born in the diaspora represent them, but an ex-England youth star revealed he turned the team down. Ex-England youth international Nedum Onuoha has said that he turned down a chance to represent Nigeria at the international level because he did not want to jeopardise his career at Manchester City. Onuoha was born in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria, before moving to Manchester in England, where he was brought up. As a result, he was eligible t
  • AFCON 2023 Qualifier: Sierra Leone Boss Unleashes Ex-Spurs Defender, QPR Star On Super Eagles

    AFCON 2023 Qualifier: Sierra Leone Boss Unleashes Ex-Spurs Defender, QPR Star On Super Eagles
    Sierra Leone head coach John Keister has named former Tottenham Hotspur defender Steve Caulker and Queen Park Rangers' Osman Kakay in his squad for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Nigeria and Guinea-Bissau, reports Completesports.com.
    Keister kept faith with majority of the players that participated at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
    The tactician however included five new players in the squad.
    Read Also: Aribo, Bassey Nominated For Europa League Player Of The Week
  • ‘Reasons I want To Become Next NFF President’ –Former Eagles Goalkeeper, Idah

    ‘Reasons I want To Become Next NFF President’  –Former Eagles Goalkeeper, Idah
    Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Idah Peterside has revealed the reasons he is vying for the position of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president.
    The tenure of the current NFF president Amaju Pinnick will expire in the next few months, with the next federation election slated to hold September.
    A number of ex-internationals, including Benedict Akwuegbu, have declared interest to contest for the office.
    Peterside, a football pundit and pastor who is based in South Africa, said he cried aft
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  • ‘We Showed What Sets Us Apart From The Rest’ —Frankfurt Coach, Glasner

    ‘We Showed What Sets Us Apart From The Rest’  —Frankfurt Coach, Glasner
    Eintracht Frankfurt head Oliver Glasner says his team showed what sets them apart from the rest in this season’s Europa League final after overcoming Rangers in the final on Wednesday.
    Frankfurt edged Rangers 5-4 on penalties after 120 minutes of football ended 1-1.
    After a goalless first half, Super Eagles midfielder Joe Aribo gave Rangers the lead before Rafael Borre equalized for the Bundesliga outfit.
    And in the shootout, former Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey missed his kick while Frankfur
  • Onuoha: Why I Rejected Super Eagles Call-Up

    Onuoha: Why I Rejected Super Eagles Call-Up
    Former QPR defender, Nedum Onuoha has disclosed that he rejected the chance to don the Super Eagles colours because he was afraid of losing his Manchester City place.
    Onuoha made this known in an interview with Sports Mole, where he said that representing Nigeria would have afforded him the opportunity of playing at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
    Recall that he was approached twice by the three-time African champions, but he turned it down.
    “In the lead up to the AFCON championships, you could h
  • Don’t Sign Nketiah, McManaman Warns Liverpool

    Former Liverpool player, Steve McManaman has cautioned his former club not to sign Arsenal striker, Eddie Nketiah.
    McManaman believes Nketiah is not good enough to play for Liverpool and won’t challenge the current front five of Jurgen Klopp’s side.
    Nketiah is coming to the end of his contract at the Emirates Stadium and could play his last game for the club on Sunday against Everton.
    The 22-year-old looks resigned to leaving the Gunners this summer, having rejected several contract
  • ‘That’s The Kind Of Player I Want In My Team’ –Hargreaves Hails Bassey’s Performance In Rangers’ Defeat To Frankfurt

    ‘That’s The Kind Of Player I Want In My Team’ –Hargreaves Hails Bassey’s  Performance In Rangers’ Defeat To Frankfurt
    Former Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves praised Calvin Bassey for his superb showing in Rangers' UEFA Europa League final defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt, reports Completesports.com.
    Bassey, playing in first major European final was arguably Rangers best player on the night.
    The Nigeria international, who played in central defence put up a spirited display in the encounter.
    Read Also: Europa League Final:Aribo’s Goal Not Enough As Rangers Lose on Penalties To Frankfurt
    Rangers l
  • Aribo, Bassey Nominated For Europa League Player Of The Week Award

    Aribo, Bassey Nominated For Europa League Player Of The Week Award
    Rangers Nigerian duo of Joe Aribo and Calvin Bassey have been nominated for the Europa League Player of the Week award.
    Their nominations was announced on UEFA website, uefa.com, after the final of the Europa League final between Rangers and Eintracht Frankfurt in Seville on Wednesday.
    They will slug it out with Frankfurt players Kevin Trapp and Rafael Borre for the Player of the Week.
    Also Read: Aubameyang Announces Retirement From International Football
    Aribo marked a brilliant performance by

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