It’s not a stain if Messi failed to qualify for World Cup – Tabarez

Uruguay head coach, Oscar Tabarez said Barcelona star, Lionel Messi needs support if Argentina must qualify for a 12th successive World Cup. Tabarez does not believe failure to qualify for the World Cup would leave a stain on Messi’s illustrious career. The Uruguay boss insisted the five-time Ballon d’Or winner cannot do it all for […]

Drogba lauds Liverpool’s Salah for leading Egypt to first World Cup since 1990

Former Ivory Coast captain, Didier Drogba has praised Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salah, for leading his country (Egypt) to the World Cup for the first time in 28 years. Drogba on Twitter to congratulate Salah for ending Egypt’s wait for World Cup qualification. The Egypt national team had not featured at the World Cup since 1990. […]

Nigeria za ta gasar Russia 2018

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGES Najeriya ta zama kasar Afirka ta farko daga cikin biyar da za su wakilci nahiyar a gasar cin kofin duniya ta kwallon kafa da za a yi a shekara mai zuwa a Rasha. Najeriyar ta samu wannan nasara ne bayan doke kasar Zambia da ci daya mai ban haushi, a wasan […]

Egypt ce ta biyu zuwa kofin duniya daga Afirka

Hakkin mallakar hotoGETTY IMAGESImage captionMasar ce ta jagoranci rukuni na biyar a wasannin shiga gasar cin kofin duniya Masar ta zama kasa ta biyu da ta samu tikitin zuwa gasar cin kofin duniya daga Afirka, bayan da ta ci Congo 2-1 a wasan da suka fafata a ranar Lahadi. Mohamed Salah ne ya fara ci […]

World Cup winner Andrea Pirlo to retire in December

Andrea Pirlo says he intends to retire at the end of the season following the conclusion of his contract at New York City in December. The 2006 World Cup winner, 38, has spent the last three years with City but has featured in just 15 of the club’s 32 games this season. Asked by Italian […]

Nigeria vs Zambia: Why we lost to Super Eagles – Chipolopolo coach, Nyirenda

Zambia coach, Wedson Nyirenda, has said they lost to Nigeria because the Eagles had superior experience. The Chipolopolo were beaten 1-0 by the Super Eagles on Saturday and will not be at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The win sees Nigeria record 13 unassailable points from a possible 15 to qualify for the 2018 […]

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has lamented the high rate of corruption on the country, saying Nigerians had accepted the menace as a way of life. Osinbajo said this at the Re-launch of THESEABILITIES Foundation and public presentation of 2016 Disability Report on Inclusion in Lagos, on Saturday. The Vice President also expressed displeasure over the way corrupt people were allowed to get away with their action in the country. Stating that the poverty level in Nigeria was the result of high level of corruption, Osinbajo said it was disheartening to see Nigerians accept the menace as way of life and go a step further to celebrate corrupt people. He said, “The reason corruption is so prominent in our society is because we accept it as a way of life, celebrate it and allow it to thrive. “With this kind of attitude, we can not take our rightful place in comity of nations because it is the major reason for poverty in our society. “We have capacity to fight it but if that capacity is privatized and some people take it away and use it for themselves we can not make progress.”

Chelsea have been dealt another potential injury blow, with the withdrawal of N’Golo Kante, during France’s match against Bulgaria on Saturday. Kante appeared to have picked up a hamstring problem and was taken off after only 34 minutes into their 2018 World Cup qualifier, raising fears he could be sidelined for the Blues after the […]

Jonathan, Umahi, APC, others speak on Super Eagles’ World Cup qualification

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria after qualifying for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup. Nigeria became the first African nation to book a spot at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia after a 1-0 win over Zambia on Sunday in Uyo. Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi scored the winner […]

Breaking: Nigeria Zoom Into 2018 World Cup After Iwobi’s Strike

Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Saturday zoom into the 2018 World Cup in Russian after Arsenal’s sensation, Alex Iwobi struck a brilliant goal in the 74th minute of the game. Zambia have mounted pressures on Nigeria until Iwobi came in as a substitute in the second half to change the pace of the game. The Arsenal […]

Lawal: Nigeria Cannot Afford Costly Mistakes Against Zambia

Garba Lawal has warned the Super Eagles of Nigeria to play top notch football and avoid costly mistakes against Zambia. Gernot Rohr’s men are in pole position to qualify for the World Cup in Russia next year, topping the group with three points. However, Zambia have a shot at qualification, should they stage an upset […]