Nigeria vs Zambia: Yusuf says Super Eagles in victory mood

Super Eagles’ Assistant Coach, Salisu Yusuf, on Thursday said the players were in good mood and ready to conquer Zambia on Saturday in their World Cup qualifier. Yusuf told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the Super Eagles were mentally and physically fit to overcome the Chipopolo of Zambia in Uyo. The coach said […]

Nigeria vs Zambia: Victor Moses, Iwobi miss Super Eagles training

Chelsea’s Victor Moses and Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi were missing in Tuesday evening’s training, as Nigeria prepare for their 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia in Uyo. Iwobi, who was on target in the Gunners’ 2-0 win against Brighton and Hoves over the weekend, was given permission to sit out of the drills by overseen by […]

Real Madrid prepare €200 million bid for Harry Kane

Real Madrid are preparing a €200 million (£177m) bid for Tottenham striker, Harry Kane. According to Spanish outlet, Don Balon, the European champions see Kane as a long-term successor to Cristiano Ronaldo. The Blancos have seen Ronaldo struggle for goals this season, while fellow BBC members, Karim Benzema, and Gareth Bale have endured fitness and […]

Paris Saint-Germain’s Edinson Cavani speaks on Neymar penalty row

Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani has broken his silence on the recent penalty row with Neymar and says the situation is “relaxed”. The two were seen publicly arguing over penalty and set-piece duties last month as PSG beat Lyon 2-0 in Ligue 1, following Neymar’s world-record £200m move to the club in August. Following the […]

FIFA fines NFF N11million ahead of Nigeria vs Zambia

FIFA has fined Nigeria 30,000 Swiss Francs (N11,049,557), after fans invaded the pitch during a 2018 World Cup qualifier. The game in question, is the 4-0 win over Cameroon at the Godswill Akpabio stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom on September 1.  According to the information on the FIFA website, Nigeria violated article 65 and 67 […]

Nigeria Vs Zambia: Mikel, Ighalo, Ndidi, others arrive camp

Super Eagles top players have arrived camp ahead of the World Cup qualifiers between Nigeria and the Chipolopolo’s of Zambia. The players in camp at the moment include John Obi Mikel, Echiejile, Ighalo, Ekong, Balogun, Ahmed Musa, Shehu, Agu, Ndidi Wilfred, Kelechi Iheanacho, Ogu, Etebo, Nwakaeme, Ezenwa, Ajiboye. The match will take place on Saturday, […]

What I want from Alex Iwobi – Arsene Wenger

Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger revealed what he wants from Nigerian forward, Alex Iwobi. The Frenchman has challenged Iwobi to provide 10 goals and 10 assists this season. Iwobi scored his first of the season in Arsenal’s 2-0 home win over Brighton on Sunday. The 21-year-old made it 2-0 when he drove home a backheel from […]

Barcelona vs Las Palmas should have been called off – Guardiola

Manhester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has expressed his disappointment that Barcelona were made to play Las Palmas behind closed doors on Sunday. The game went on amidst violence and police clashes, because of the referendum on Catalan independence. Guardiola, who spent 17 years at Barca as a player, before managing the club between 2008 and […]


Bako Kontagora Memorial Stadium will soon be lease out to private investors in the events and planning sector to enhance the stadium capacity and it sustainability, this assertion was made known to the public by the Honorable Commissioner, Niger State Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Development, Alhaji Mamman Musa during an audience participatory phone-in […]

Chelsea vs. Man City: Conte challenges Hazard to repeat performance against Atletico

Antonio Conte has challenged Eden Hazard to repeat his dazzling performance against Atletico Madrid when Chelsea face title rivals Manchester City on Saturday. Hazard was in fine form, during the week, as Chelsea became the first English team to win at Atletico with a 2-1 success in the Champions League. The 26-year-old was making only […]