ENYIMBA SHOOT TO CONFEDERATION GROUP C TABLE
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ENYIMBA SHOOT TO CONFEDERATION GROUP C TABLE

Nigeria’s Enyimba has taken a momentary lead in the Group C of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 1-0 defeat of Williamsville Athletic Club of Côte d’ Ivoire…

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KWEKU TANDOH COMMENDS LAGOSIANS FOR GOOD CONDUCT AT RUSSIA 2018 VIEWING CENTRES
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KWEKU TANDOH COMMENDS LAGOSIANS FOR GOOD CONDUCT AT RUSSIA 2018 VIEWING CENTRES

Chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr. Kweku Adedayo Tandoh has commended residents of Lagos State for the carnival-like atmosphere created at  the eight World Cup Viewing Centres…

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LEADING SCORER, CAHILL ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FROM AUSTRALIA
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LEADING SCORER, CAHILL ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FROM AUSTRALIA

Australia’s all-time leading goals corer and the first player in the country’s history to take part in four FIFA World Cup tournaments, Tim Cahill has announced his retirement from international…

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ICELAND COACH BECOMES THE LATEST RUSSIA 2018 CASUALTY AMONG COACHES
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ICELAND COACH BECOMES THE LATEST RUSSIA 2018 CASUALTY AMONG COACHES

Heimir Hallgrimsson has left his role as head coach of the Iceland national team after spending seven years in the position. Hallgrimsson led Iceland, alongside Swedish coach Lars Lagerback,…

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NIGERIA RANKS 20TH  AMONG 32 RUSSIA 2018 WORLD CUP TEAMS
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NIGERIA RANKS 20TH AMONG 32 RUSSIA 2018 WORLD CUP TEAMS

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. The power ranking of the 32 teams that featured at the World Cup 2018 put the Super Eagles at number 20. The Nigerian team, despite…

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BBC RATES AHMED MUSA AMONG RUSSIA 2018 STARS TO EARN BETTER MOVES
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BBC RATES AHMED MUSA AMONG RUSSIA 2018 STARS TO EARN BETTER MOVES

BY ZIVAH OKEGBENLE.  Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa is included among 10 World Cup stars whose good performance may earn them better transfers in the coming days. Musa’s brilliant double…

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VIDEO: VOTING AHMED MUSA’S GOAL AS THE BEST AT RUSSIA 2018 WORLD CUP
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VIDEO: VOTING AHMED MUSA’S GOAL AS THE BEST AT RUSSIA 2018 WORLD CUP

With FIFA launching a poll to pick the best of the  169 goals scored at the Russia 2018 World Cup, Ahmed Musa’s classy goal, the second against Iceland…

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DIEGO MARADONA TAKES OVER BELARUS CLUB AS CHAIRMAN
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DIEGO MARADONA TAKES OVER BELARUS CLUB AS CHAIRMAN

Argentina’s football legend, Diego Maradona has taken over as chairman, Dynamos Brest in Belarus, one of the republics linking Russia to Kaliningrad, the detached Russian region where Nigeria…

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ECHOES OF RUSSIA 2018: EVERY TEAM MADE A MARK…INCLUDING NIGERIA!
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ECHOES OF RUSSIA 2018: EVERY TEAM MADE A MARK…INCLUDING NIGERIA!

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. The World Cup 2018 may be over, but the memories will continue to linger. Little wonder, President Vladimir Putin has extended the validity of the…

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FIGHTER PLANES ESCORT CROATIA TEAM HOME
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FIGHTER PLANES ESCORT CROATIA TEAM HOME

The Croatian football team, the runners-up at the Russia 2018 World Cup flew back home to Zagreb with two Croatian Mig 21 fighter planes escorting the squad.  …

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DALUNG APPLAUDS IFEANYI UBAH’S 1 FAMILY 1 FOOTBALLER PROJECT
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DALUNG APPLAUDS IFEANYI UBAH’S 1 FAMILY 1 FOOTBALLER PROJECT

BY NNEKA IKEM ANIBEZE. Nigeria’s Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung has applauded Chief Ifeanyi Ubah for his initiative for the Project 1 Family 1 Footballer (1F1F) he organized on…

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VIDEOS: AHMED MUSA’S GOAL COULD EMERGE AS BEST AT RUSSIA 2018
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VIDEOS: AHMED MUSA’S GOAL COULD EMERGE AS BEST AT RUSSIA 2018

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. With FIFA launching a poll to pick the best of the  169 goals scored at the Russia 2018 World Cup, Ahmed Musa’s classy goal, the…

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MUSICAL VIDEO: AGAIN, AFRICA CONTRIBUTES LARGELY TO FRANCE WORLD CUP WIN
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MUSICAL VIDEO: AGAIN, AFRICA CONTRIBUTES LARGELY TO FRANCE WORLD CUP WIN

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Twenty years after, it is France again as World Cup winners. As they did on home soil in 1998, France again had to depend on…

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LUKA MODRIC IS RUSSIA 2018 WORLD CUP BEST PLAYER
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LUKA MODRIC IS RUSSIA 2018 WORLD CUP BEST PLAYER

Croatia’s Luka Modric was confirmed as the best player at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup after the official awards were announced. The Croatian midfielder won the adidas Golden…

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ALLEZ LES BLEUS! IT’S FRANCE AGAIN AFTER 20 YEARS
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ALLEZ LES BLEUS! IT’S FRANCE AGAIN AFTER 20 YEARS

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. No new winner for the World Cup. The beautiful run of Croatia finally came to a halt as France convincingly won the World Cup after…

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MAIDEN U-16 WORLD CUP-WINNING COACH, BRODRICKS-IMASUEN CLOCKS 80
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MAIDEN U-16 WORLD CUP-WINNING COACH, BRODRICKS-IMASUEN CLOCKS 80

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. The first coach to handle a U-16 World Cup winning side, Nigeria’s Sebastian Brodricks-Imasuen has clocked 80 this Sunday. He is a former national team…

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FLYING EAGLES RETURN, SET TO CONQUER ‘TOUGH’ MAURITANIANS
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FLYING EAGLES RETURN, SET TO CONQUER ‘TOUGH’ MAURITANIANS

BY ADEMOLA OLAJIRE. The contingent of Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, departed Nouakchott, capital of Mauritania on Sunday morning following a 1-1 draw with their Mauritanian counterparts in…

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THREE REASONS WHY CROATIA DESERVE TO WIN THE WORLD CUP FINAL
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THREE REASONS WHY CROATIA DESERVE TO WIN THE WORLD CUP FINAL

BY VJEKOSLAV PAUN. The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Final is slated for this Sunday as 1998 winners France prepare to face first-time finalists Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium…

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COMPARING THE WORLD CUP FINALISTS’ GOALKEEPERS
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COMPARING THE WORLD CUP FINALISTS’ GOALKEEPERS

France goalkeeper, Hugo Lloris and his Croatia counterpart,  Danijel Subasic have been outstanding en route to the World Cup final ​match. The France keeper has broken records while…

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VIDEOS & PHOTOS: RECAP OF FRANCE – CROATIA PREVIOUS WORLD CUP CLASH
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VIDEOS & PHOTOS: RECAP OF FRANCE – CROATIA PREVIOUS WORLD CUP CLASH

France and Croatia have met once before at the FIFA World Cup when hosts, France defeated Croatia 2-1 in 1998 semi-finals. The two meet again, this time in…

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SUPER EAGLES TO GET $8 MILLION WORLD CUP PRIZE MONEY …LAST 4 MINUTES OF ARGENTINA MATCH COST NIGERIA $4 MILLION
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SUPER EAGLES TO GET $8 MILLION WORLD CUP PRIZE MONEY …LAST 4 MINUTES OF ARGENTINA MATCH COST NIGERIA $4 MILLION

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. With the World Cup 2018 closing this Sunday, FIFA has come up with the financial earnings of each of the 32 teams that participated. From…

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