Tag: Football

Sanchez, Vidal will be Quarantine When They Come Home

Tanimu- March 11, 2020

Chilean football stars Alexis Sanchez and Arturo Vidal will be quarantined when they return to their home country from Europe, Chile’s health minister said on ... Read More

NPFL Match Day 23: Plateau United Keep Title Hopes Alive as Rivers United Maintain Pressure

Henry Solomon- March 9, 2020

Plateau United reiterated their title ambitions with a win away to Wikki while Rivers United stayed within the title-chasing loop with a win at home. ... Read More

LMC Confirms Death Of Nasarawa United Defender, Calls For Autopsy

Henry Solomon- March 9, 2020

The League Management Company (LMC) has confirmed the report of the death of Chineme Martins, a defender with Nasarawa United FC, who slumped during the ... Read More

Governor Ortom Donates 36-seater Bus, N10m to Lobi Stars FC

Henry Solomon- March 7, 2020

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Saturday donated a 36-seater Toyota bus and N10 million to Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi. Presenting the gifts to ... Read More

President Buhari Appoints Daniel Amokachi Nigeria’s Football Ambassador

Tanimu- February 4, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed retired Nigerian professional footballer, former Super Eagles player and Assistant Coach, Daniel Amokachi, Nigeria’s Football Ambassador. Amokachi, a member of ... Read More

Ronaldo Turns Philosophical As Messi Wins FIFA Best Player Award

Abdul Jimoh- September 24, 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo, conspicuously-absent from the FIFA Best Awards at the La Scala Opera house in Milan, on Tuesday took to Instagram to express his feelings ... Read More

Berbatov retires after 20-year football career

Abdul Jimoh- September 20, 2019

Former Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur striker, Dimitar Berbatov, has announced his retirement from football. This is coming 18 months after leaving India’s Kerala Blasters, ... Read More

Manchester United Suffer Defeat to Crystal Palace in a Disappointing Home Game

Henry Solomon- August 24, 2019

It was a moment of disappointment on Saturday as Manchester United lost at home 1-2 to Crystal Palace in continuation of the new English Premier ... Read More

Frank Lampard Earns First win as Chelsea Boss

Henry Solomon- August 24, 2019

Frank Lampard celebrated his first victory as Chelsea manager with Tammy Abraham’s double, inspiring their 3-2 win over Norwich City in a pulsating Premier League ... Read More

Golden Eaglets Begin Camping in Abuja Ahead of Brazil 2019

Henry Solomon- August 14, 2019

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets on Tuesday began their camping programme in Abuja for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals holding in Brazil from Oct. 26 to ... Read More

Encourage Super Eagles, not Rebuke Them – Owolabi Pleads

Henry Solomon- July 15, 2019

Ex- international, Felix Owolabi, has urged Nigerians not to rebuke the Super Eagles following Sunday’s loss to the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the semi ... Read More

We Lost to a Better Team – Rohr

Henry Solomon- July 15, 2019

Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr has admitted that his team lost to a better side in the semifinals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ... Read More

Football Enthusiasts Say Experience Will Count for Super Eagles Against Algeria

Henry Solomon- July 13, 2019

Some football enthusiasts on Saturday said Nigeria has what it takes to beat the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the semifinals of the 2019 Africa ... Read More

Frank Lampard Named as Chelsea Manager

Henry Solomon- July 4, 2019

Chelsea have appointed Frank Lampard as head coach on a three-year contract, the Premier League club announced on Thursday. Lampard, a former Chelsea player who ... Read More

NCC seeks support for Nigeria’s sports

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 3, 2019

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has called on corporate entities to support sports in the country. The Executive Vice-Chairman, NCC, Prof Umar Danbatta, made the ... Read More

Infantino re-elected unopposed as FIFA president

admin- June 5, 2019

Gianni Infantino was re-elected FIFA president unopposed at the congress of world football’s governing body in Paris on Wednesday. His re-election was marked by a ... Read More

Football World Pays Tribute to Former Arsenal Star, Reyes

Henry Solomon- June 1, 2019

The football world has being pouring its tributes and condolences to Jose Antonio Reyes who died in a traffic crash on Saturday. The death of ... Read More

Morata double keeps up Atletico Madrid’s Barca chase

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 4, 2019

Atletico Madrid kept up their pursuit of La Liga leaders FC Barcelona with an Alvaro Morata double in a 2-0 win at Real Sociedad on ... Read More

Former NFF Secretary General, Taiwo Ogunjobi is dead

Henry Solomon- February 11, 2019

Former Secretary General of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi is dead. Ogunjobi, who before his demise was the Chairman of Osun Football Association, ... Read More

English Premier League January transfer Spending Fell for The First Time in 7 Years

Henry Solomon- February 1, 2019

Premier League spending in the January transfer window fell for the first time since 2012 after three of the top six clubs decided not to ... Read More