MOURINHO PROMISES SPURS NEXT SEASONS’ PREMIERSHIP TITLE
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MOURINHO PROMISES SPURS NEXT SEASONS’ PREMIERSHIP TITLE

Jose Mourinho was the “Smiley One”, joking that his comments about never coming to Tottenham was before he was sacked by Chelsea in his second spell at Stamford…

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AFCON CALENDAR MAY CHANGE AGAIN
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AFCON CALENDAR MAY CHANGE AGAIN

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. African football lead event, the Africa Cup of Nations may change the calendar earlier approved in 2017 as indications emerged that the June-July timeline may…

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PRESSURE MOUNTS ON EGYPT U23 COACH TO PICK SALAH FOR OLYMPICS
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PRESSURE MOUNTS ON EGYPT U23 COACH TO PICK SALAH FOR OLYMPICS

Egypt under-23 coach Shawky Gharib admits it is too early to decide if Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah will be one of his overage players at next year’s Olympics.…

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MOURINHO SAYS HE IS ‘BORN-AGAIN’ AT TOTTENHAM HOTSPURS
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MOURINHO SAYS HE IS ‘BORN-AGAIN’ AT TOTTENHAM HOTSPURS

From being the ‘Special One’ in his first spell as Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho now says he the ‘Humble One’ as resumes his managerial career at Tottenham Hotspurs.…

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‘OPERATION SWEEP’ IMMINENT ON NIGERIA NATIONAL TEAM COACHES
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‘OPERATION SWEEP’ IMMINENT ON NIGERIA NATIONAL TEAM COACHES

If indications that www.sportsvillagesquare.com are getting are anything to go bye, there will be an almost a clean sweep of national football coaches of the Nigeria national teams.…

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FIFA HIGHLIGHTS NIGERIA’S ABU AZEEZ AMONG 10 PLAYERS TO WATCH AT BEACH SOCCER WORLD CUP
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FIFA HIGHLIGHTS NIGERIA’S ABU AZEEZ AMONG 10 PLAYERS TO WATCH AT BEACH SOCCER WORLD CUP

Abu Azeez may not be a household name back home in Nigeria, but football-governing body has seen his potentials and named him among the 10 players the world…

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TASK AHEAD OF MOURINHO AT TOTTENHAM
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TASK AHEAD OF MOURINHO AT TOTTENHAM

Jose Mourinho is back in the Premier League, replacing Mauricio Pochettino as manager of Tottenham on Wednesday. The former Chelsea and Manchester United boss inherits a side packed…

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I NEVER THOUGHT OF PLAYING FOR NIGERIA OR CANADA, SAYS FIKAYO TOMORI
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I NEVER THOUGHT OF PLAYING FOR NIGERIA OR CANADA, SAYS FIKAYO TOMORI

Chelsea defender, Fikayo Tomori who is believed to be of Nigerian origin and at the same time eligible for both Canada and England has put to paid the…

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SUPERSAND EAGLES SET FOR BEACH SOCCER WORLD CUP IN PORTUGAL
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SUPERSAND EAGLES SET FOR BEACH SOCCER WORLD CUP IN PORTUGAL

Two –time African champions Nigeria will begin their campaign at this year’s FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup finals in Paraguay when they clash with world number two Portugal…

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MOURINHO RAIDS OSIMHEN CLUB, LILLE, FOR BACKROOM STAFF
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MOURINHO RAIDS OSIMHEN CLUB, LILLE, FOR BACKROOM STAFF

Nigeria’s latest hit man, Victor James Osimhen will no longer be with two of the coaches handling him and others at French Ligue 1 side, Lille. Portuguese duo…

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JOSE MOURINHO BECOMES TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR NEW MANAGER
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JOSE MOURINHO BECOMES TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR NEW MANAGER

Tottenham Hotspur named Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a contract that runs until the end of the 2022-23 season, the Premier League club said on Wednesday.…

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TOTTENHAM FIRE MANAGER MAURICIO POCHETTINO
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TOTTENHAM FIRE MANAGER MAURICIO POCHETTINO

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has left his post after five years in charge after a disappointing start to the season, the Premier League club said on Tuesday…

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EGYPT BOOK TICKET TO TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS
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EGYPT BOOK TICKET TO TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS

Hosts Egypt proved too strong for South Africa, defeating them 3-0 at the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations Egypt 2019 semifinal on Tuesday evening at the Cairo International…

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GHANA PAYS THE PENALTY AS COTE D’IVOIRE SECURES TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC TICKET
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GHANA PAYS THE PENALTY AS COTE D’IVOIRE SECURES TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC TICKET

Cote d’Ivoire needed a penalty shootout to defeat Ghana 3-2 after a 2-2 draw in regular time of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations semifinal at the Cairo…

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TIME TO RALLY SUPPORT FOR NFF FOR FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT
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TIME TO RALLY SUPPORT FOR NFF FOR FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT

BY JUDE OPARA The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has observed with deep concern the state of the country in the game of football in recent times,…

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VIDEO: NIGERIA’S IBRAHIM SAID’S STRIKE NOMINATED AMONG BEST 10 GOALS OF U17 WORLD CUP
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VIDEO: NIGERIA’S IBRAHIM SAID’S STRIKE NOMINATED AMONG BEST 10 GOALS OF U17 WORLD CUP

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets may not have made it beyond the Round of 16 in the just concluded FIFA U17 World Cup, the efforts of striker…

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DESPITE INITIAL FEARS, MESSI, SUAREZ PLAYED IN ISRAEL FOR ARGENTINA, URUGUAY
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DESPITE INITIAL FEARS, MESSI, SUAREZ PLAYED IN ISRAEL FOR ARGENTINA, URUGUAY

Despite the initial fears that the friendly match of Argentina and Uruguay could be called off in Tel Aviv, Israel due to the military confrontation between Israel and…

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PELE TIPS CAMEROONIAN FRENCH STAR, KYLIAN MBAPPE TO HIT 1,000 GOAL MARK
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PELE TIPS CAMEROONIAN FRENCH STAR, KYLIAN MBAPPE TO HIT 1,000 GOAL MARK

Football legend Pele once told Kylian Mbappe in April that he believed the French World Cup winner can emulate his own achievement of scoring 1,000 career goals. The…

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VIDEOS: IT’S 50 YEARS TODAY SINCE PELE SCORED HIS 1,000TH GOAL!
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VIDEOS: IT’S 50 YEARS TODAY SINCE PELE SCORED HIS 1,000TH GOAL!

The revered Brazil striker Pele scored his 1,000th goal on November 19, 1969 at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium in a match between his beloved Santos and local…

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GOOD RETURNS FOR MANCHESTER UNITED DESPITE ON-FIELD SLIP UPS
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GOOD RETURNS FOR MANCHESTER UNITED DESPITE ON-FIELD SLIP UPS

Playing attacking football and winning trophies still remains the ultimate goal for Manchester United, the Premier League club said after sponsorship deals helped them post a jump in…

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COMEBACK ABILITY IS THE HALLMARK OF GOOD FIGHTERS, SAYS NIGERIA’S MANAGER,  GERNOT ROHR
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COMEBACK ABILITY IS THE HALLMARK OF GOOD FIGHTERS, SAYS NIGERIA’S MANAGER, GERNOT ROHR

Nigeria’s football coach, Gernot Rohr has allayed fears over the recent trend of his team conceding early goals in the opening gamex of the 2021 Africa Cup of…

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