Tag: footballer

Veteran Roma Midfielder De Rossi, Apologises After Brawl at Genoa

Henry Solomon- November 27, 2017

AS Roma’s veteran midfielder Daniele De Rossi has apologised after losing his head in a 1-1 draw at Genoa on Sunday. The draw had cost ... Read More

Obafemi Martins Donates Hospital Equipment, Mobility Aids to Lagos Govt.

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 3, 2017

Shanghai Greenland Shenhua FC striker, Obafemi Martins, on Thursday donated hospital equipment and mobility aids worth millions of Naira to the Lagos State Government. Presenting ... Read More

NFF Mourns Emeteole, Hails His Immense Contribution To Football

Henry Solomon- June 21, 2017

The Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday in Abuja expressed shock at news of the death of Kelechi Emeteole, former Nigeria international player and one-time Head ... Read More

Africa Mourns, As Cheick Tiote Passes Away

Henry Solomon- June 5, 2017

Ivory Coast player and former Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote died on Monday at the age of 30 after collapsing during a training session in ... Read More

Rate Of Player Trafficking Alarming In Nigeria, Africa – NGO

Henry Solomon- May 2, 2017

The President of Germany-based NGO, PLAY!YA, Ian Mengel, on Tuesday said that football players’ trafficking was growing at an alarming rate in Nigeria and, indeed ... Read More

Yaya Toure Fined $68,000 For DUI

Henry Solomon- December 14, 2016

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure admitted on Tuesday to being over the legal limit following a drink-driving conviction. The  footballer, who is a teetotaler,  said ... Read More

Shooting Stars: Nigeria Soccer League Lost a Player

Arowobusoye Samuel- October 17, 2016

Shooting Stars player shot dead in Bayelsa. Shooting Stars of Ibadan has announced the death of defender Izu Joseph who was apparently killed by  a ... Read More

Obituary: Kanu ‘Papilo’ Nwakwo’s Mother is Dead

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 13, 2016

Nigerian football legend and former Arsenal forward, Kanu Nwankwo, popularly called ‘papilo’, has lost his mother. Kanu Nwakwo as NTA StarTimes Network Brand Ambassador in ... Read More