Tag: UEFA

Mahrez, Mane, Salah battle for African Footballer award

Abdul Jimoh- December 23, 2019

(Reuters/2019) Liverpool pair Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah, plus Riyad Mahrez from Manchester City, were named as the three candidates for this year’s African Footballer ... Read More

UEFA Worried Over Use of VAR at World Cup

Henry Solomon- April 18, 2018

UEFA President, Aleksander Ceferin has expressed concern over the decision to employ the video replay system (VAR) at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He ... Read More

Al Jazira Causes Scare For Real Madrid at The FIFA Club World Cup

Henry Solomon- December 14, 2017

Substitute Gareth Bale scored Real Madrid’s winner as the European champions survived a scare to beat local side Al Jazira 2-1 on Wednesday and reach ... Read More

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

How Chelsea Fell Against Roma At Stadio Olimpico

Henry Solomon- November 1, 2017

Stephan El Shaarawy, the scorer of the early opener, added a second for the hosts nine minutes before half-time, and Diego Perotti sealed the victory ... Read More

Sports: FC Bayern Part Company with Carlo Ancelotti

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 29, 2017

FC Bayern Munich have parted company with head coach Carlo Ancelotti (58) as a result of internal discussions following the 3-0 defeat in the Champions ... Read More

Juventus Serie A Title Party Delayed

Henry Solomon- May 15, 2017

Juventus missed the chance to seal their sixth consecutive Serie A title on Sunday as they lost to second-placed Roma. They remain four points clear ... Read More

Chelsea Are Now One Step Away From The EPL Title

Henry Solomon- May 9, 2017

Chelsea are one step away from winning the English Premier League title and this also confirms Middlesbrough’s relegation with a consummate performance and an emphatic ... 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

2016/2017 Champions League Draw: Real Madrid face Atletico, while Juventus take on Monaco

Suleiman Idris- April 21, 2017

(NAN) Football fans will be treated to a  Madrid derby in the UEFA Champions League semi-final as defending champions  Real Madrid have been drawn against ... Read More

Barca Knocked Out of Champions League For The Second Straight Time

Henry Solomon- April 20, 2017

Juventus produced an exceptional defensive performance to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League after stopping Barcelona from scoring at the Nou Camp. Trailing 3-0 ... Read More

Terry To Leave Chelsea As A Legendary Player After Two Decades

Henry Solomon- April 18, 2017

Chelsea captain and former England Captain, John Terry will leave the club at the end of the season after more than two decades there. He ... Read More

UEFA Champions League: Juventus Beat Barcelona 3-0

Suleiman Idris- April 12, 2017

Paulo Dybala scored twice as Juventus took charge of their Champions League quarter-final tie with Barcelona,  courtesy of a commanding 3-0 home-leg display in Turin ... Read More

Inside The Greatest Comeback of UEFA Champions League, Barcelona vs PSG

Tanimu- March 9, 2017

Former Manchester United and Real Madrid player, Angel di Maria, Cavani and Julian Draxler were in superb form as manager Unai Emery masterminded his first ... Read More

UEFA Champions League and Arsenal Round of 16 Exit Story

Tanimu- February 16, 2017

The Gunners (Arsenal) as they are nicknamed are facing what seems to be a re-occurring thing, a seventh successive last-16 Champions League exit following a ... Read More

Leicester City Manager, Ranieri Crowned Coach Of The Year

Henry Solomon- January 9, 2017

Leicester City manager, Claudio Ranieri has been awarded the Best FIFA Men's Coach of the Year 2016. At a ceremony in Zurich, the Leicester boss ... Read More

#Euro2016 Champion #POR Portugal Become Tenth Different EURO Winner

Henry Solomon- July 10, 2016

Portugal are the tenth different nation to win the UEFA European Championship, joining six other countries in having lifted the Henri Delaunay Cup once. Portugal ... Read More

First Jose Mourinho’s Press Interaction as Manchester United Manager

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 5, 2016

Are you the Special One, the Happy One or something else? "I don’t know, really. The other two times, I was arriving at the country, ... Read More

Iheanacho Among Top 10 Deadliest Football Strikers In The World

admin- May 19, 2016

Nigerian youngster and striker Kelechi Promise Iheanacho is been rated among the top 10 football finishers in the World. This is a compilation of the ... Read More

UEFA Champions League Quarter-Final, WHO IS IN, WHO IS OUT?

Arowobusoye Samuel- April 12, 2016

Real Madrid v Wolfsburg Real Madrid: Navas; Carvajal, Ramos, Pepe, Marcelo; Modrić, Casemiro, Kroos; Bale, Benzema, Ronaldo. Out: none Doubtful: none Misses next match if ... Read More