Finally, CAF sets for Africa Cup of Nations draw
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Finally, CAF sets for Africa Cup of Nations draw

The draw for next year’s rescheduled Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon will be held on 17 August. The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has sent out letters…

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Tokyo 2020: Disappointment for Nigeria and Africa on Day Four
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Tokyo 2020: Disappointment for Nigeria and Africa on Day Four

African Olympians largely have disappointing outing as the Tokyo 2020 entered Day Four. Nigeria’s women’s basketball team, D’Tigress struggled in vain against gold medal hopefuls, USA in their…

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United manager Solskjaer signs new three-year contract until 2024
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United manager Solskjaer signs new three-year contract until 2024

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has signed a new deal to stay at Old Trafford until at least 2024, with an option for an extra year, the…

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Zambia’s Babra Banda sets Olympic record of double hat-trick!
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Zambia’s Babra Banda sets Olympic record of double hat-trick!

Zambia’s women’s football captain,  captain Babra Banda  who scored three against Netherlands in their opening match of 10-3 loss to the Netherlands – has another hat-trick! On Saturday, Zambia turned it around…

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Man Utd manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer signs new deal until 2024
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Man Utd manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer signs new deal until 2024

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has signed a new deal with the club until 2024, with an option for a further year. More to follow

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Salah-less Egypt hold Spain to a draw
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Salah-less Egypt hold Spain to a draw

Spain were held to a goalless draw by Egypt in the opening game of the Olympic men’s football competition despite the inclusion of Euro 2020 young player of…

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Zambia make history in Olympic football massacre
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Zambia make history in Olympic football massacre

Zambia women’s football team had an Olympic debut they will never forget – for good and bad reasons – as they faced European champions the Netherlands. Despite conceding…

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Inter join Arsenal in withdrawing from US tour due to Covid-19 concerns
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Inter join Arsenal in withdrawing from US tour due to Covid-19 concerns

Inter Milan have followed Arsenal in cancelling their pre-season tour to the United States for the Florida Cup due to Covid-19 concerns, the Italian Serie A champions said…

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Sweden’s women stun US with 3-0 thrashing in Tokyo 2020 football opener
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Sweden’s women stun US with 3-0 thrashing in Tokyo 2020 football opener

A pair of goals from Swedish forward Stina Blackstenius spelled catastrophe for the US women’s national team on Wednesday (July 21), as the four-time Olympic gold medallists suffered…

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Britain kick off Tokyo 2020 women’s football tournament with 2-0 win against Chile
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Britain kick off Tokyo 2020 women’s football tournament with 2-0 win against Chile

Great Britain got off to the perfect start in Group E as they beat Chile 2-0 in the first game of the Tokyo 2020 women’s football tournament early this…

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Brentford sign Nigeria midfielder Frank Onyeka from FC Midtjylland
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Brentford sign Nigeria midfielder Frank Onyeka from FC Midtjylland

Brentford have made their first Premier League signing by bringing in Frank Onyeka from FC Midtjylland. The 23-year-old Nigerian midfielder has joined the club for an undisclosed fee…

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As football events of Olympics kicks off,  US women eye revenge over familiar  foes, Sweden
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As football events of Olympics kicks off, US women eye revenge over familiar foes, Sweden

United States captain Becky Sauerbrunn said the pain of their 2016 Olympic quarter-final loss to Sweden was driving her on ahead of the opening game between the two…

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Football: First stress test of ‘Covid Games’ may come when Japan play South Africa
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Football: First stress test of ‘Covid Games’ may come when Japan play South Africa

The first major test of how an Olympics can be held in the midst of a pandemic may well come this week in the men’s football tournament when Japan…

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Premier League footballer held over child sex allegations
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Premier League footballer held over child sex allegations

A Premier League footballer has been arrested on suspicion of child sex offences. The 31-year-old man, who has not been named for legal reasons, was detained on Friday…

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CAF backs two-yearly World Cup despite possible clashes with Afcon
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CAF backs two-yearly World Cup despite possible clashes with Afcon

Africa has given its backing to staging the World Cup every two years even though it already hosts the African Cup of Nations on a biennial basis. Confederation…

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Two Nigerian players to clash in CAF Champions League Final
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Two Nigerian players to clash in CAF Champions League Final

CAF Champions League 2019/20 may have long been forgotten by many Nigerians owing to the early exit of the two Nigerian entries, but two Nigerian players are directly…

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Germany’s Olympic football team walk off in friendly due to alleged racist abuse of Nigerian-born Torunarigha
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Germany’s Olympic football team walk off in friendly due to alleged racist abuse of Nigerian-born Torunarigha

Germany’s men’s Olympic football team walked off the field with five minutes left of their friendly against Honduras after defender Jordan Torunarigha was allegedly racially abused. Torunarigha is…

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British-born Ashleigh Plumptre gets Super Falcons call-up
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British-born Ashleigh Plumptre gets Super Falcons call-up

Ashleigh Plumptre helped Leicester City win the FA Women’s Championship to earn promotion to the Super League Former England youth player Ashleigh Plumptre has received her first call-up…

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Illegal movement of Nigerians fetches Italian club two-year transfer ban
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Illegal movement of Nigerians fetches Italian club two-year transfer ban

Serie A side Spezia Calcio has been handed a two-year transfer ban by Fifa after having been found to have breached rules governing the international transfer of minors.…

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 Super Falcons Storm Austria to Prepare for Aisha Buhari Tourney
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 Super Falcons Storm Austria to Prepare for Aisha Buhari Tourney

A contingent of nine –time African champions Nigeria has arrived in the Austrian capital, Vienna for an 8-day training camp as part of intense preparations for some upcoming…

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Iheanacho, Ndidi and Leicester Stars Hit by Covid-19 Scare
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Iheanacho, Ndidi and Leicester Stars Hit by Covid-19 Scare

The pre-season preparations of Arsenal and Leicester City have been hit by Covid-19. According to Daily Mail of UK, the Gunners have been working to contain an outbreak at their…

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