Why Vincent Enyeama has been axed

25 April 2018
Why Vincent Enyeama has been axed

Christophe Galtier has revealed that Vincent Enyeama’s sustained absence from the LOSC Lille team is due to a problem between the player and the club’s owners. The current Lille boss...

Hundreds of South African soccer fans riot at game

23 April 2018
Hundreds of South African soccer fans riot at game

Hundreds of South African soccer fans disgruntled at the performance of their team rioted at a game on Saturday night. They assaulted at least one security guard on the field,...

Salah wins English PFA Player of the Year award

23 April 2018
Salah wins English PFA Player of the Year award

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah was named Player of the Year by England's Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) on Sunday, becoming the first Egyptian to receive the award. Salah was rewarded for...

Wenger to step down after two decades in charge at Arsenal

21 April 2018
Wenger to step down after two decades in charge at Arsenal

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is to stand down at the end of the season after a reign of almost 22 years during which he redefined the Premier League club and...

Victor Moses strike gives Chelsea win

20 April 2018
Victor Moses strike gives Chelsea win

Victor Moses struck a 69th-minute winner for Chelsea to give Antonio Conte's side a 2-1 Premier League victory over Burnley at Turf Moor on Thursday, closing the gap on fourth-placed...

CAF Confederation Cup: Nigeria League champions, Plateau United, crash out

18 April 2018
CAF Confederation Cup: Nigeria League champions, Plateau United, crash out

Reining Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Plateau United, have been dumped out of CAF Confederation Cup following their 4-0 defeat away to USM Alger of Algeria on Tuesday. Plateau United...

Plan for 48-team World Cup impossible, say European Leagues

18 April 2018
Plan for 48-team World Cup impossible, say European Leagues

A proposal to increase the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams is impossible to carry out and does not make sense, according to the head of the umbrella...

El Kanemi humiliate Heartland in Maiduguri; other NPFL Matchday 17 results

16 April 2018
El Kanemi humiliate Heartland in Maiduguri; other NPFL Matchday 17 results

El-Kanemi Warriors secured the biggest win of Nigeria Professional Football League Match Day 17 games played on Sunday across the country as they pummeled Heartland FC 3-0 in Maiduguri. Two...

Manchester City confirmed as champions as rivals United lose

16 April 2018
Manchester City confirmed as champions as rivals United lose

A week later than they would have preferred Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday as second-placed Manchester United suffered a shock 1-0 home defeat by bottom club...

How PSG's 5th league title in 6 seasons was a procession

16 April 2018
How PSG's 5th league title in 6 seasons was a procession

PSG's league title win with five games to spare was a procession, one which started from the moment Monaco sold the spine of its title-winning side last summer. While Monaco...

Nigeria moves 5 places up in FIFA rankings

13 April 2018
Nigeria moves 5 places up in FIFA rankings

Nigeria has moved five places up, now 47th in the world and sixth in Africa with 635 points in the April FIFA/Coca Cola rankings released on Thursday. In the previous...

Lobi Stars beat El-Kanemi to stay top; other NPFL Matchday 16 results

09 April 2018
Lobi Stars beat El-Kanemi to stay top; other NPFL Matchday 16 results

Lobi Stars of Makurdi now enjoy a five-point cushion at the summit of Nigeria Professional Football League table. This follows their 1-0 win against El-Kanemi Warriors on Sunday at Aper...

Tiger still the man at Augusta despite Masters struggles

09 April 2018
Tiger still the man at Augusta despite Masters struggles

Tiger Woods was unable to conjure up his old magic at the U.S. Masters this week but that did not dampen the enthusiasm surrounding his return to Augusta National. Woods,...

International Friendly: Victor Moses helps Nigeria beat Poland

24 March 2018
International Friendly: Victor Moses helps Nigeria beat Poland

Victor Moses got the only goal for Nigeria on Friday as Super Eagles secured a lone goal victory over Polish national team in an international friendly played at Municipal Stadium...

Ronaldo scores twice in stoppage time as Portugal snatch win

24 March 2018
Ronaldo scores twice in stoppage time as Portugal snatch win

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo scored two stoppage time goals to steal a 2-1 win over Egypt after Mohamed Salah had given the African side the lead in an entertaining World...

Weah debut with PSG and possibly US follows dad's election

23 March 2018
Weah debut with PSG and possibly US follows dad's election

Tim Weah's famous father was inaugurated as president of Liberia in January, the 18-year-old midfielder made his debut for Paris Saint-Germain on March 3 and he could make his first...

Super Eagles hit the gym for Poland

21 March 2018
Super Eagles hit the gym for Poland

In a bid to add strength to their game against their European opposition, Gernot Rohr’s men have hit the gym. Ahead of Friday’s international friendly against Poland, the Super Eagles...

Mixed outcomes for Nigerian clubs in CAF competitions

19 March 2018
Mixed outcomes for Nigerian clubs in CAF competitions

While the two teams representing Nigeria in the elite CAF Champions League were knocked out, the two representing the country in the second-tier CAF Confederation Cup progressed to the next...

FIFA finally approves video review to use at World Cup

17 March 2018
FIFA finally approves video review to use at World Cup

FIFA has finally and fully approved video review to help referees at the World Cup. The last step toward giving match officials high-tech help in Russia was agreed to on...

Messi majestic as Barcelona crush Chelsea

15 March 2018
Messi majestic as Barcelona crush Chelsea

Lionel Messi scored two brilliant goals and created another for Ousmane Dembele as Barcelona thrashed Chelsea 3-0 on Wednesday to reach the Champions League quarter-finals 4-1 on aggregate. Messi opened...

Lobi Stars go top as Wikki, MFM FC record big wins; other NPFL Match Day 12 results

12 March 2018
Lobi Stars go top as Wikki, MFM FC record big wins; other NPFL Match Day 12 results

There were lots of goals to savour in Bauchi and Lagos on Sunday in the Match Day 12 of Nigeria Professional Football League. Nafiu Kabuga was the main man in...

Arsenal beat Watford 3-0 for first clean sheet in 12 league matches

12 March 2018
Arsenal beat Watford 3-0 for first clean sheet in 12 league matches

ARSENAL 3 WATFORD 0Arsenal eased their way past Watford 3-0 in the Premier League on Sunday, marking their first clean sheet in 12 league matches and settling nerves at the...

Serena Wiliams to play Venus in Indian Wells third round

11 March 2018
Serena Wiliams to play Venus in Indian Wells third round

Serena Williams will play her sister Venus in the third round at Indian Wells as she continues her comeback after the birth of her child. The 36-year-old American, who was...

Serena powers to 1st win in comeback with baby on her mind

10 March 2018
Serena powers to 1st win in comeback with baby on her mind

Serena Williams' power game is intact, whether she's firing aces or smashing groundstrokes. Her grit is there, too. Her timing may be a little off and the unforced errors are...

Malawi football match ends with referee killing player

10 March 2018
Malawi football match ends with referee killing player

A referee is facing murder charges after football players forced him to kill a member of an opposing team in southern Malawi, police said Friday. The referee was overseeing a...

FIFA World Cup begins 4-day tour of Nigeria in Abuja today

07 March 2018
FIFA World Cup begins 4-day tour of Nigeria in Abuja today

The original trophy to be handed over to 2018 FIFA World Cup-winning team at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on July 15 will arrive in Nigeria today. Nigeria Football Federation...

Kano Pillars lead as Lokosa scores again; other Match Day 11 Results

05 March 2018
Kano Pillars lead as Lokosa scores again; other Match Day 11 Results

Kano Pillars on Sunday beat Go Round FC 2-0 to stay top of Nigeria Professional Football League table. Red-hot striker, Junior Lokosa, got one of the goals for the Pillars...

Ruthless Manchester City march on as Chelsea woes continue

05 March 2018
Ruthless Manchester City march on as Chelsea woes continue

Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City beat champions Chelsea 1-0 at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday to extend their lead to 18 points and leave the London side further adrift...

Messi hits 600th career goal in Barca clash with Atletico

05 March 2018
Messi hits 600th career goal in Barca clash with Atletico

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi struck a remarkable 600th professional goal for club and country on Sunday by scoring the opener in his side's Liga clash at home to nearest challengers...

Neymar operation went perfectly, says Brazil confederation

04 March 2018
Neymar operation went perfectly, says Brazil confederation

Brazil's Paris St Germain forward Neymar has had a successful operation on his injured foot and ankle, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said in a statement on Saturday. The world's...

Video assistant referees set to be used at 2018 World Cup in Russia

04 March 2018
Video assistant referees set to be used at 2018 World Cup in Russia

Video assistant referees are set to be used at this year's World Cup in Russia after football's lawmakers voted to approve the technology. VAR has been trialled in some domestic...

Manchester City outclasses Arsenal again 3-0 in EPL

02 March 2018
Manchester City outclasses Arsenal again 3-0 in EPL

Manchester City outclassed Arsenal by 3-0 for the second time in less than a week, this time humiliating the Gunners in front of their home fans in the English Premier...

Rangers, Pillars share points in Enugu; other NPFL results

26 February 2018
Rangers, Pillars share points in Enugu; other NPFL results

The star match in Nigeria Professional Football League this weekend ended in stalemate. In what was dubbed “the battle of former champions”, Rangers and Kano Pillars settled for a 1-1...

Manchester City thrash Arsenal to win League Cup final

26 February 2018
Manchester City thrash Arsenal to win League Cup final

Pep Guardiola claimed his maiden English silverware as his side thrashed Arsenal 3-0 in the League Cup final with Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and David Silva all on target in...

PSG striker Neymar off on stretcher after twisting ankle

26 February 2018
PSG striker Neymar off on stretcher after twisting ankle

Neymar went off on a stretcher after twisting his right ankle late in league leader Paris Saint-Germain's 3-0 victory against Marseille on Sunday. The Brazil striker was taken off with...

FIFA sure of World Cup security despite fresh Russian fan violence

24 February 2018
FIFA sure of World Cup security despite fresh Russian fan violence

FIFA said on Friday it had every confidence in its security measures at the World Cup in Russia after hooliganism in the host nation came under fresh scrutiny following violent...

Infantino commends NFF, says Russia set for World Cup

22 February 2018
Infantino commends NFF, says Russia set for World Cup

FIFA President, Mr Gianni Infantino has poured encomiums on Amaju Pinnick-led NFF, saying the Nigerian Federation has shown excellent vision and focus and has taken giant strides over the past...

Serena says 'almost died' after giving birth

21 February 2018
Serena says 'almost died' after giving birth

Serena Williams "almost died" after giving birth to her daughter last September, the former women's world number one tennis player wrote in a column for CNN published on Tuesday. Williams...

Messi breaks Chelsea duck to earn Barca 1-1 draw

21 February 2018
Messi breaks Chelsea duck to earn Barca 1-1 draw

If at first you don't succeed the saying goes and it proved fitting for Willian and Lionel Messi as both scored in an absorbing 1-1 draw between Chelsea and Barcelona...

Nasarawa, Kwara United play six-goal triller in Lafia; other Match Day 9 NPFL results

19 February 2018
Nasarawa, Kwara United play six-goal triller in Lafia; other Match Day 9 NPFL results

It was goals galore in the Nigeria Professional Football League Match Day 9 duel between Nasarawa United and Kwara United on Sunday at Lafia Township Stadium. The game which ended...




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