Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has said that Victor Osimhen would still be his first choice striker ahead of Tammy Abraham had the England born Chelsea star chosen to play for Nigeria. Abraham turned down the chance to represent Nigeria in preference for England. Abraham made his competitive debut for England...
Former Super Eagles captain and Chelsea midfielder, Mikel Obi, says he will love to return to the London as an assistant to current Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, once ends his playing career. In an interview with Trabzonspor magazine, Mikel admitted that he would love a reunion with his former teammate...
Lionel Messi has been crowned ‘The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2019’ beating UEFA’s best player Virgil van Dijk and his long-time rival Cristiano Ronaldo. Barcelona striker Lionel Messi won the award on Monday for a record sixth time. In the ceremony at Teatro all Scala in Milan, Italy, Jurgen Van Klopp...
Nigeria’s Super Falcons have made it to the round of 16 of the FIFA Women’s World Cup as one of the best four yhird-placed teams. The Falcons, who lost 1-0 to France in their final group game on Monday after beating Korea Republic 2-0 and losing 3-0 to Norway, have...
Juventus were not at their best in the Champions League but, once again, that man Cristiano Ronaldo came to their rescue. The former Manchester United and Real Madrid forward took his tally to 125 goals in 161 appearances in the competition with a superb diving header in Amsterdam. He is now...
World football governing body, FIFA, has struck off Nigeria’s name from the list of countries eligible to host the FIFA World Cup for the next 70 years. According to the reports, Nigeria’s name was struck off the list because of the nation’s epileptic power supply. A FIFA insider who begged...
Former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand, has said referee Damir Skomina, was wrong to award the Red Devils a late penalty against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday night. Marcus Rashford’s spot-kick saw Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men eliminate the Ligue 1 champions from the Champions League. United, who lost 2-0 at home in...
Former Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has accepted a one-year prison sentence for defrauding the Spanish state of €3.3million (£2.9m), a Spanish court filing showed on Tuesday, although the Portuguese will not serve any jail time. The filing said the tax ministry and Mourinho’s defence team had agreed to exchange...
Former professional footballers Efe and Stephen Sodje, along with brother Bright, were given prison sentences for fraud last year in the U.K. The three brothers were found to have siphoned off more than £60,000 given to the Sodje Sports Foundation (SSF). They were jailed in September – Efe Sodje for 18...
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has ordered his government not to issue or renew licences for sports betting firms, the country’s Finance minister David Bahati has revealed. Mr Bahati said President Museveni issued the directive because of the negative impact the betting craze has had on young people. “We have received a...