Africa Cup of Nations Group B result in Franceville Sunday

Algeria 2 (Mahrez 12, 82) Zimbabwe 2 (Mahachi 17, Mushekwi 29-pen) Playing later Algeria’s squad (back L-R) defender Rami Bensebaini, midfielder Nabil Bentaleb, defender Faouzi Ghoulam, goalkeeper Rais Mbolhi, defender Aissa Mandi, forward Islam Slimani, (L-R) forward El Arabi Soudani, defender Mokhtar Belkhiter, midfielder Adlene Guedioura, forward Riyad Mahrez and midfielder Yacine Brahimi pose for […]

6 things Nigerian football fans can relate it

Being a Nigeria football fan is not easy at all. This is as a result of the baggage that comes with supporting Nigeria football. In fact, some fans have given up and they prefer to watch their adopted English Premier League club. This situation is not helped by the consistent flaws or flops of the […]

FIFA approves 48-team World Cup

Controversial proposals to increase the size of the competition have won the backing of the game’s governing body, splitting opinion in the game FIFA has voted unanimously to expand the World Cup to a 48-team tournament in 2026. The new format, which will see the finals comprising 16 groups of three teams before a 32-team […]

Man Utd, Liverpool eye League Cup final showdown

Manchester United’s Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho / AFP PHOTO / Scott Heppell Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has pledged to bring out the heavy artillery for Tuesday’s League Cup semi-final first leg at home to Premier League basement club Hull City. United cruised into the FA Cup fourth round on Saturday after registering an eighth […]

PSG ready to bid £60million for Alexis Sanchez

Paris Saint-Germain are preparing to bid£60million for Arsenal forward, Alexis Sanchez, in the summer. According to the UK Mirror, the Chile international has been urged by the Ligue 1 club, to reject a new deal with the Gunners. Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger, has revealed that Alexis has told him he wants to stay at the […]

Why I am leaving Chelsea for China – Mikel Obi opens up in emotional farewell letter

John Obi Mikel has spoken for the first time, about his move to Tianjin TEDA. The 29-year-old is set to seal a free transfer from Chelsea to the Chinese Super League club (, after 10 years and 374 appearances for the Blues. In an open letter posted on his Twitter page, he wrote: “To my […]

Breaking: Riyad Mahrez wins African Player of the year award

Leicester City midfielder and Algeria international, Riyad Mahrez has been named the 2016 African best player of the year award as he beat Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who plied his trade for Dortmund to the first position. The 25-year-old Algerian, who inspired Leicester to the Premier League title, is already the PFA Player of the Year and […]

Ronaldo picks future position for son

Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo wants his son Cristiano Jr. to follow in his footsteps and play as an attacker, rather than in a defensive position. Ronaldo has earmarked his six-year-old son a future professional, believing he’ll share the same athletic characteristics that propelled him to greatness. While he expressed his desire for his son to […]

Liverpool set to ambush Manchester City at Anfield

Liverpool can move four points clear of City by beating them in the final Premier League game of the calendar year later in the evening. Jurgen Klopp admitted he has not been to watch Manchester City, saying he did not feel the need to, after Pep Guardiola was spotted at Anfield watching the Reds’ 4-1 […]

Wenger rates Chelsea as ‘super favourites’ in title race

After 12 successive wins, the Arsenal boss considers the Blues to be the team to beat in this season’s Premier League title race Arsene Wenger believes Chelsea are “super favourites” to lift the title this season, but the Arsenal boss was critical of the Premier League’s quality as a whole in 2016. Chelsea hold a […]