Aubameyang sends come get me call to Real Madrid

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has reiterated his desire to join Real Madrid before transfer deadline The Gabonese international has promised his grandfather to sign for Los Blancos Borussia Dortmund have turned down offers from Manchester City and Inter Milan for the striker Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has emphasized his desire to join Real Madrid . The […]

I’m flattered by Allardyce’s comments about me – Okocha

Former Nigeria captain Austin Jay Jay Okocha has said he is overwhelmed by the eulogy poured on him by England coach Sam Allardyce despite retiring from football many years ago. On Tuesday, Allardyce retained Wayne Rooney as England captain and encouraged him to follow Jay Jay Okocha’s example. Rooney was told to continue in his […]

Rooney to end England career after 2018 World Cup

England captain Wayne Rooney announced on Tuesday that the 2018 World Cup in Russia will be his final tournament as an international footballer. “Realistically, I know myself that Russia will be my last opportunity to do anything with England,” Rooney told a press conference at St George’s Park in Burton, central England. “My mind is […]

$390,000 donation: Nigerians beg angry Takasu, slam Dalung

Nigerians on Sunday begged Japanese plastic surgeon and philanthropist Katsuya Takasu, after the Asian expressed his anger on Twitter,over how he was treated by the country’s sports authorities following his donation of $390,000 to the bronze-winning national U-23 football team at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil. The Nigerian teamhad a troubled build-up to their […]

Rio Olympics: Nigeria football team receive ‘$390,000 gift’

A benefactor has handed a reward of $390,000 to the Nigerian Olympic football team in Brazil after the West African country won bronze on Saturday. Japanese plastic surgeon Katsuya Takasu had promised to reward the team after hearing about their financial difficulties before and during the tournament. Takasu fulfilled his promise by presenting cheques of […]

Eagles open camp for Tanzania tomorrow, Mikel to join Tuesday

Nigeria’s senior men’s football team, Super Eagles, will open camp in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State on Monday for Saturday’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Tanzania. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)’s spokesman, Ademola Olajire disclosed in a statement on Sunday that the federation’s Deputy General Secretary, Dr. Emmanuel Ikpeme arrived Uyo […]

Siasia Quits Coaching For Nigeria

The Olympic Bronze medal-winning coach, Samson Siasia, have said he is “done” working for Nigeria. Lamenting the poor attitude of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) and the ministry of sports during the games in Rio, Siasia said that since arriving from Rio, no staff of the ministry has contacted the team. He said l,  “My next step is that I am […]

I will no longer work for Nigeria – Samson Siasia

Coach of the National U-23 team, Samson Siasia is certainly not new to Nigerian football. His latest foray where he led the team to win Nigeria’s only medal at the just concluded Rio 2016 Olympic Games was not the first time the former Super Eagles striker will be on the saddle. Before now he had […]

More clinical than Ronaldo – Milan are lucky to have brilliant Bacca

The Colombian has scored 21 Serie A goals from just 40 shots on target, yet the Rossoneri were willing to let him leave only for the striker to reject a move to West Ham   Carlos Bacca was pleased by the appointment of Vincenzo Montella as AC Milan boss. “I’m very confident for the new […]

Mourinho: Man Utd handed ‘Champions League’ group in Europa League draw

The Portuguese boss has likened his side’s pool in Europe’s sister club competition to one that would normally appear in the premier tournament due to its toughness Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has welcomed what he considers to be a difficult draw for the Europa League group stage. United were pitted against Fenerbahce, Feyenoord and FC Zorya Luhansk […]