STRANGE HAPPENINGS AT THE WORLD CUP
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STRANGE HAPPENINGS AT THE WORLD CUP

The World Cup remains one of the most anticipated events in the world. Yet not every incident of the event was actually anticipated. There have been strange happenings…

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FORMER PSG BOSS, EMERY TO REPLACE WENGER AT ARSENAL
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FORMER PSG BOSS, EMERY TO REPLACE WENGER AT ARSENAL

Unai Emery has emerged as the new man on the helms at Arsenal to replace Arsene Wenger. According to agency reports, the former PSG manager was a unanimous…

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SUPER EAGLES – DR CONGO MATCH: NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT CLEARS AIR ON EBOLA CONCERNS
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SUPER EAGLES – DR CONGO MATCH: NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT CLEARS AIR ON EBOLA CONCERNS

The Nigerian Government has reaffirmed that the farewell to the World Cup match planned for the Super Eagles next week will still go on despite the reported outbreak…

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GOTV MAX CUP: FERNADO TORRES PLAYS LAST ATLETICO MATCH IN NIGERIA
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GOTV MAX CUP: FERNADO TORRES PLAYS LAST ATLETICO MATCH IN NIGERIA

Virtually all the star players of Spanish LaLiga giants, Atletico de Madrid, will feature in the friendly match against a Nigerian selected side in Uyo on Tuesday. It…

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DOCUMENTS: HOW 114-YEAR OLD FIFA ONCE BLACKLIST NIGERIA IN ERROR
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DOCUMENTS: HOW 114-YEAR OLD FIFA ONCE BLACKLIST NIGERIA IN ERROR

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. It is on record that the first competition Nigeria’s football team featured in was the JALCO Cup – an annual contest between Nigeria and Ghana…

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WE ARE GOING TO RUSSIA 2018 TO WIN, SAYS OMERUO
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WE ARE GOING TO RUSSIA 2018 TO WIN, SAYS OMERUO

As the Super Eagles gather this Monday in Uyo to begin the final preparation for the World Cup, defender, Kenneth Omeruo has a tall dream. Speaking at Sunday’s…

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COUTINHO’S STUNNER ADDS CLASS TO INIESTA’S FAREWELL IN BARCA SHIRT
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COUTINHO’S STUNNER ADDS CLASS TO INIESTA’S FAREWELL IN BARCA SHIRT

Andres Iniesta rounded off his highly decorated ​Barcelona career yesterday evening with a vintage display during his side’s La Liga curtain closer as they overcome Real Sociedad 1-0 in a teeming Camp…

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PICTURES & DOCUMENTS: FIFA AT 114, HOW NIGERIA BECAME A MEMBER
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PICTURES & DOCUMENTS: FIFA AT 114, HOW NIGERIA BECAME A MEMBER

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   The world football governing body which clocked 114 this Monday admitted Nigeria as its 87th member in Rome on August 22, 1960, just a…

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CONVOCATION OF SUPER EAGLES AS FIFA CLOCKS 114
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CONVOCATION OF SUPER EAGLES AS FIFA CLOCKS 114

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   Nigeria’s national football team, the Super Eagles are expected to assemble this Monday as preparation for their participation in next month’s World Cup enters…

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NIGER 2019: FLYING EAGLES LIMP TO FINAL QUALIFYING ROUND
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NIGER 2019: FLYING EAGLES LIMP TO FINAL QUALIFYING ROUND

Seven-time African champions Nigeria reached the final round of the qualification series for the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations after a 1-0 home defeat of Guinea Bissau…

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RELEGATED SWANSEA AND STOKE RELEASE COACHES IN RECORD PURGE
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RELEGATED SWANSEA AND STOKE RELEASE COACHES IN RECORD PURGE

The departures of coaches Carlos Carvalhal and Paul Lambert from relegated English Premier League clubs on Friday raised the number of manager changes to a record 15 this…

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GERMAN PLAYER WAGNER QUITS OVER WORLD CUP OMISSION
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GERMAN PLAYER WAGNER QUITS OVER WORLD CUP OMISSION

Germany striker Sandro Wagner has announced his international retirement following his failure to be nominated in the preliminary World Cup squad. According to AP, Wagner tells Thursday’s edition…

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ARGENTINA PLAYERS TOLD  TO SEDUCE RUSSIAN LADIES! …FEDERATION APOLOGIES
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ARGENTINA PLAYERS TOLD TO SEDUCE RUSSIAN LADIES! …FEDERATION APOLOGIES

Nigeria’s main opposition a the tricky Group D of the World Cup, Argentina, appears to have other motives apart from football in Russia. It was gathered from the…

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BARCELONA, REAL MADRID CONFIRMED FOR THE NEW SUPER CLUB WORLD CUP
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BARCELONA, REAL MADRID CONFIRMED FOR THE NEW SUPER CLUB WORLD CUP

Following the inability of Qatar to host the traditional FIFA Confederations Cup which holds the year before the World Cup, a new competition, the 24-team clubs’ contest will…

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MESSI INCLUDED IN THE BARCA TEAM FOR SUNDOWNS FRIENDLY
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MESSI INCLUDED IN THE BARCA TEAM FOR SUNDOWNS FRIENDLY

Contrary to earlier reports and speculations, Lionel Messi is included into the travelling squad to South Africa. On Wednesday night the Catalans face the local team Mamelodi Sundowns to…

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NEYMAR MAKES THE CUT AS BRAZIL RELEASES FINAL 23-MAN SQUAD
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NEYMAR MAKES THE CUT AS BRAZIL RELEASES FINAL 23-MAN SQUAD

It was a mixture of expectation and surprise as recuperating Neymar is listed in Brazil’s final World Cup team. Brazil opted for a definitive list instead of the…

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EBOLA WILL NOT STOP FRIENDLY DUEL WITH CONGO, SAYS PINNICK
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EBOLA WILL NOT STOP FRIENDLY DUEL WITH CONGO, SAYS PINNICK

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA. The proposed ceremonial World Cup sent-forth match for the Super Eagles in Port Harcourt will still go ahead, the Nigeria Football Federation boss, Amaju Pinnick…

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MOHAMED AND JESUS ARE HEROES ON PREMIERSHIP FINAL DAY … Jesus takes Man City to 100 points
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MOHAMED AND JESUS ARE HEROES ON PREMIERSHIP FINAL DAY … Jesus takes Man City to 100 points

The duo of Mohamed Salah of Liverpool and Gabriel Jesus of Manchester City are the heroes on the final day of the English Premier league that ended on…

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ARGENTINA’S WORLD CUP LIST: SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES WITH 2014 PROVISIONAL LIST
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ARGENTINA’S WORLD CUP LIST: SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES WITH 2014 PROVISIONAL LIST

Current Argentina boss, Jorge Sampaoli and the coach of the 2014 World Cup squad, Alejandro Sabella have several similarities in the lists that both presented before each World…

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THREE DEBUTANTS IN, AS SAMPAOLI UNVEILS ARGENTINA’S PRELIMINARY SQUAD
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THREE DEBUTANTS IN, AS SAMPAOLI UNVEILS ARGENTINA’S PRELIMINARY SQUAD

Three of the players announced are debutants. They are: Franco Armani, Ricardo Centurion and Rodrigo Battaglia. Armani plays for with Atlético Nacional in Colombia. Ricardo Centurion, on the…

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MICHAEL EMENALO’S EXIT DESTROYED CHELSEA, CONTE LAMENTS
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MICHAEL EMENALO’S EXIT DESTROYED CHELSEA, CONTE LAMENTS

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA. Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte has revealed that the departure of former Super Eagles’ defender and Chelsea’s technical director, Michael Emenalo caused a big damage to…

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