What Gernot Rohr has brought to Super Eagles – Mikel Obi

Skipper Mikel Obi has saluted coach Gernot Rohr, saying he has got the team to pay attention to details which was not the case with previous national team coaches. Rohr, 64, has guided Nigeria to a sixth World Cup appearance a year after he took charge of the three-time African champions. “The coach has got […]

You can’t bar Senator Kashamu from convention – Court tells PDP

A Federal High Court, sitting in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State Capital, has restrained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from preventing the Chief Makanjola Ogundipe-led South-West Zonal Executive Committee and other delegates from the zone from attending the December 9 elective national convention of the party. The court also restrained the party, its officers and organs […]

Why people attack me – Mourinho

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has claimed his track record of success makes him an easy target for criticism. The Red Devils have come under fire this week for their style of football, despite drawing with Liverpool at Anfield and beating Benfica in Lisbon in the Champions League.  Ahead of Saturday’s trip to Huddersfield, Mourinho’s […]

Super Eagles to play Argentina in friendly match next month

Nigeria will take on Argentina in their first pre-2018 World Cup friendly match next month. According to OwnGoalNigeria, the game will be played in Spain on November 14, four days after their dead rubber 2018 World Cup qualifier in Algeria.  The Super Eagles have already qualified for next year’s tournament in Russia and are already […]

FIFA considers relaxing rules for players who want to switch national allegiances

FIFA vice-president, Victor Montagliani, has said the world football governing body is examining possible changes to its rules, regarding players’ nationalities that could loosen restrictions on players’ switching allegiances. Under FIFA “cap-tying” rules, footballers who have played in a competitive game for one country may not change.  But Montagliani, speaking to reporters after a stakeholders […]

Manchester clubs stronger than Chelsea – Eden Hazard

Chelsea midfielder, Eden Hazard, has admitted that Manchester City and Manchester United are stronger than them this season, but refused to give up on winning the Premier League. The Blues have already lost to Manchester City and Crystal Palace this season, but Hazard thinks that his side can get over their recent blip in form. […]

Ozil tells Arsenal team-mates he will join Manchester United

Arsenal playmaker, Mesut Ozil, is so confident he will be playing for Manchester United next year. He has already begun telling his Gunners team-mates of his plan, according to The Mirror. Ozil is in the final year of his contract at the Emirates and manager Arsene Wenger, last week admitted the club could sell him […]

Wilshere will play in the Premier League – Wenger

Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger, has said Jack Wilshere will soon get a chance to play in the Premier League, after his fine performance in their 1-0 Europa League win at Red Star Belgrade. Wilshere played a big part in the decisive goal in Serbia, exchanging passes with Theo Walcott who then teed up Olivier Giroud […]