Messi breaks LaLiga record

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has become the only footballer in the history of the Spanish LaLiga to net at least 20 goals in eleven consecutive seasons. Messi has scored his 21st goal in the current season. The Argentina star forward netted a brace in Barça’s 2-2 draw with Valencia.

Mikel leads fight for football bronze

Players of the national U-23 team at the Rio Games have said they would not leave Brazil without the bronze medal. Their statement comes as the Nigerians take on Honduras in the bronze medal (third-place) match of the Olympics. The team captained by Mikel Obi had set their sights on the gold but now have […]

Wenger out? He’s NOT to blame for Arsenal’s FA Cup exit

Despite fielding a strong side, the Gunners were dumped out as their poor finishing cost them in Sunday’s 2-1 defeat at home to Watford If this season proves to be the end of Arsene Wenger at Arsenal, it is becoming a slow and painful death. The Gunners were beaten 2-1 at home by Watford on […]

Copa America or Rio 2016? Why Olympic gold is so important to Brazil

With rivals Argentina and Uruguay having twice taken first, the time has come for the Selecao to complete their set and finally end their wait for Olympic glory Copa America or the Olympics games? Brazil coach Dunga would like to have his strongest side feature in both competitions this year, with captain Neymar leading the […]

Siasia has better experience and behaviour – Onigbinde

The former Nigeria coach has said that the departure of Sunday Oliseh hands the job to a more mature trainer Former Super Eagles’ chief coach Adegboye Onigbinde has thrown his weight behind the choice of Samson Siasia and has tipped him as a good replacement for Sunday Oliseh who resigned from the position of the […]

I am not a clown – Van Gaal

The Red Devils boss let his emotions get the better of him when his side faced the Gunners, a situation the Dutchman doesn’t intend to let happen again Louis van Gaal has vowed to keep his emotions in check after taking a dive on the sidelines to make a point to the fourth official in […]

I can’t sanction Oliseh sack – Dalung

Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has said that the ministry does not have the power to sack the Super Eagles chief coach, Sunday Oliseh following his alleged outburst against Nigerians. He spoke in Calabar at the end of a three day National Council on Sports meeting held at Tinana Business Resort, saying […]