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NWPL 2020/21: Pelican Stars FC, Royal Queens makes return as NWPL releases fixtures

LThe Nigeria Women Premier League commencement date and draws has been revealed with the league set to kick off on 18th of March- 24th...

BURUJ MANAGEMENT DISCOVERS NEW CREATIVE/ ATTACKING MID-FIELDER TO FORTIFY THE TEAM AGAINST NEXT OUTING

“16yrs old newly discovered Adetoyi Ebenezer Adefioye a creative and resourceful” Buruj Sports Academy management have discovered a new mid-fielder who will fortify the...

Massive blow for Celtic as striker Leigh Griffiths picks up injury

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has been hit with a blow ahead of the Europa League clash against FC Copenhagen on Thursday night after Leigh...

UEFA CL: Mourinho confident of overturning tie against RB Leipzig

Spurs manager Jose Mourinho has admitted that his side is in a 'difficult position' after the 1-0 loss to RB Leipzig in their Champions...

Sean Dyche emphasizes the importance of consistency

However, Dyche feels like his charges need to take each game as it comes and not allow themselves to feel the pressure despite putting...

🇨🇩 Unsettled Congolese star Gianneli Imbula on the verge of joining Russian side

The Democratic Republic of Congo star Giannelli Imbula is on the verge of sealing a move to Russian side Lokomotiv Moscow from Stoke City. According...

Messi: I see weird things happening at Barcelona

After Lionel Messi's online row with director Eric Abidal, now the club's president has been forced to admit to the media that the club...

Spanish side Valencia opens academy in Morocco

Spanish first division side Valencia CF  on Wednesday launched a football academy in Marrakech, Morocco, their first-ever in Africa.  The LaLiga side follows a well-beaten...

🇳🇬❌ FA denies Amokachi appointment

Following wide reports of Daniel Amokachi getting a job at the NFF, the Federation has responded to falsify the news. It was claimed that Amokachi...

He really knows his craft! Solskjaer hopes Ighalo comes Good for Manchester United

Ighalo who joined Manchester United on loan in the January transfer window, was a deadline day signing and the third of the Winter transfer...

NPFL Players Pay Tribute to Udoji Two Years on After he died in Car Crash

Emotional tributes have poured in from NPFL Players, Ex-Teammates and fans of Former Enyimba and Kano pillars player, Chinedu Udoji who died in a...

Kosovo coach unhappy with Euro playoffs format

NEUCHATEL, Switzerland Kosovo coach Bernard Challandes is unhappy with the format of next month’s Euro 2020 playoff ties, saying it creates complex logistical problems...

Rumour Has It: Messi still a target for Inter Miami

Inter Miami have their sights set on a big-name signing, with Lionel Messi reportedly among the possibilities. With David Beckham among their owners, Inter Miami...

Messi says Neymar wants Barca return, hails ‘spectacular’ Martinez

Lionel Messi said Neymar wants to return to Barcelona, while the six-time Ballon d'Or winner lauded reported target and Inter star Lautaro Martinez. Neymar left...

🇺🇬 Proline survival chances boosted with win over

Proline FC hopes of remaining in Uganda Premier shot up after a feel-good win over BUL FC at Lugogo Stadium on Wednesday. The basement club...

🇹🇿 Azam falter in title race as Alliance punish Mwadui

Azam on Wednesday failed to claw back Simba SC Tanzania Premier League lead when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Ndanda at...

Ghanaian duo Kudus and Atanga score in Nordsjaelland’s 6-0 victory

Ghanaian duo Isaac Atanga and Mohammed Kudus found the back of the net in Nordsjaelland's 6-0 victory over AC Horsens in the Danish Superliga,...

Dele Alli raging after Mourinho substitutes him

During Spurs' 1-0 loss to RB Leipzig in the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie, Jose Mourinho decided to try...

Man City fans take dig at UEFA after ban

Last night, Man City beat West Ham 2-0 to further cement their place in the top four. This was the last game of matchweek 26...

Yaya Toure in talks with Brazilian club Botafogo

Ivory Coast football legend Yaya Toure is in talks over a possible move to Brazilian side Botafogo. According to football news website Globo Esporte, Yaya...

Ajax boss Ten Hag hopeful of keeping Madrid & Man Utd target Van de Beek

Ajax head coach Erik ten Hag is hopeful of retaining star midfielder Donny van de Beek amid interest from Real Madrid and Manchester United. Van...

Wolves boss Nuno backs Arsene Wenger’s offside rule

Wolverhampton boss Nuno Espirito Santo has thrown his weight behind Arsene Wenger's proposal to amend Video Assistant Referee rule on offsides.  The former Arsenal coach...

Martin Keown praises Arsenal’s star performance in Newcastle win

Arsenal legend Martin Keown has heaped praises on Mesut Ozil for his performance in Arsenal's 4-0 win over Newcastle United on Sunday evening at...

These are the cities that will host the 2020 Fifa U17 Women’s World Cup

India has identified five cities that will host the 32 matches of this year’s Fifa U17 Women’s World Cup, taking place from November 2 to...

Icardi to Juventus? PSG loanee’s agent unsure

Mauro Icardi's agent and wife Wanda Nara does not know if the Paris Saint-Germain loanee will remain in the French capital or return to...

3000 athletes battle-ready for Anambra 2020 Police Games

Organisers of the 12th edition of the biennial Police Games scheduled for Anambra State have confirmed that the stage is set for the competition. The...

Fashanu family hails Justin’s British Hall of Fame honour

The late Justin Fashanu has been inducted into the National Football Museum’s Hall of Fame, on what would have been his 59th birthday, reports...

George Foreman predicts Fury will beat Wilder on Saturday

• ‘Losing to Ali was a mystery to me’ Former heavyweight champion of the World, George Foreman, has expressed his excitement ahead of Saturday’s rematch...

No Lassa Fever scare ahead of Eagles, Sierra Leone AFCON qualifier, says NFF 

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has allayed fears over the spread of the dreaded Lassa Fever from the Sierra Leone contingent when the Super...

Red House wins Roshallom Schools’ maiden inter-house competition

It was a beehive of sporting activities on Tuesday when Red House emerged winners of Roshallom Schools maiden inter-house sports competition, held at the...

Ogba, Anugweje advocate peace in AFN as more stakeholders dump Gusau

The crisis rocking the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) may have finally come to an end following a decision by the stakeholders to end...

Anthony Joshua storms Sagamu, meets Akarigbo of Remo

World heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua, made a surprised appearance to his birthplace, Sagamu, Ogun State yesterday. The British boxer who regained his heavyweight titles...

We did not appoint Amokachi technical director, says NFF

Contrary to reports that made the rounds on Tuesday, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday denied ever appointing former Super Eagles’ Striker, Daniel Amokachi...

Pep Guardiola slams Barcelona president over Champions League ban comments

Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola aimed a massive dig at Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu over his comments on the Citizens' UEFA Champions League...

🇿🇲 Micho ready for tough Zambian induction ahead of CHAN 2020

New Zambia national team coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic is looking forward to his tough induction as Chipopolo head as he prepares the team for...

Arteta urges Arsenal to show courage ahead of Olympiakos test

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says he wants his players to show courage when they face Olympiakos Piraeus in the Europa League at the Georgios...

Soccer: Ecuador’s Independiente hold Flamengo in ‘Supercup’ first leg

QUITO Ecuadorean club Independiente del Valle scored a last-minute penalty to rescue a 2-2 draw with visitors Flamengo on Wednesday in the first leg...

Nagelsmann explains RB Leipzig shirt mix-up

RB Leipzig head coach Julian Nagelsmann explained the mix-up that led to his players wearing different shirts during their win over Tottenham. Timo Werner's 58th-minute...

‘How British Airways abandoned over 300 Nigerians in Accra’

Although flight services have since resumed this week, the dust raised by last week’s disruptions is yet to settle. Just yesterday, a score of...

Sowore says Nigerian government ‘secretly’ asked court to order his rearrest

Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore has alleged that the Nigerian government ‘secretly’ asked the court to order his arrest. Sowore and his co-defendant Olawale Bakare...

Supreme Court affirms Lyon’s candidacy for APC in Bayelsa

The Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed the candidacy of David Lyon as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State. The...

INEC begins recruitment

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the recruitment of qualified candidates for various positions across all local government areas (LGAs). The available positions...

Buhari approves enlargement of NDDC interim committee

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved the enlargement of members of the interim management committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to...

Leipzig leave Tottenham a Champions League mountain to climb

Tottenham need another Champions League escape act to reach the quarter-finals after Timo Werner’s penalty earned RB Leipzig a deserved 1-0 last 16, first...

How athletes thrilled FUTA students, spectators at Akure All-Comers

• Future is bright for track and field in Nigeria, says Okon • Ojeli tops AFN’s latest list of best performances Students of the Federal University...

Ronaldo: Mbappe is the present and the future

Cristiano Ronaldo hailed Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe as the present and the future of football. Mbappe has established himself as one of the best...

‘Don’t talk too loud’ – Guardiola fires back at Barca chief

MANCHESTER, England Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola took aim at the president of his former club Barcelona on Wednesday over comments he had made...

Mourinho defiant after Tottenham’s loss to Leipzig

LONDON Jose Mourinho said Tottenham Hotspur are still alive in the Champions League despite his side being outplayed by RB Leipzig in their 1-0...

Eight people killed in shootings near Frankfurt, police giving chase

HANAU, Germany Eight people were killed on Wednesday in two shooting incidents in a German city near Frankfurt and special forces were chasing the...

Werner penalty gives slick Leipzig win at Spurs

LONDON RB Leipzig marked their first appearance in the Champions League knockout round with a deserved 1-0 victory at last season’s runners-up Tottenham Hotspur...

‘I will be here’, says City boss Guardiola

MANCHESTER, England Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has ruled out leaving the club, despite the two-year ban from European football handed out by UEFA...

EU leaders to clash over money as Brexit blows hole in budget

BRUSSELS European Union leaders will clash this week over the EU’s 2021-2027 budget as Britain’s exit leaves a 75 billion euro ($81 billion) hole...

Atalanta fairytale continues as Italians thrash Valencia

MILAN Atalanta continued their dream debut Champions League campaign on Wednesday with a 4-1 win over Valencia in an entertaining last-16 first leg meeting...

Mourinho says Spurs stars are ‘dead’ after Leipzig loss, warns team are ‘in trouble’

Jose Mourinho mounted a passionate defence of his Tottenham stars but admitted they are "really in trouble" on the fitness front after a 1-0...

Werner ‘very proud’ to be linked with Liverpool move

RB Leipzig star Timo Werner said he was "very proud" to be linked with a move to Liverpool, labelling the Premier League side the...

Lloris tells Spurs to ‘dare to dream’ despite Leipzig loss

Hugo Lloris said Tottenham must dare to dream of another Champions League comeback after a 1-0 home defeat to RB Leipzig. The first-leg loss in...