Chelsea’s Victor Moses is Nigeria’s world-class player – Gernot Rohr

Chelsea star Victor Moses is Nigeria’s world-class player leading up to the World Cup in Russia next year, according to coach Gernot Rohr. Victor Moses is the team’s leading scorer in the qualifiers with three goals and he has been the No 1 inspiration in the country’s qualification for Russia 2018. “He is a world-class […]

PHOTOS: Wike meets Ronaldo in Spain

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, met with Christiano Ronaldo and some players of Real Madrid Football Club in Spain on Monday. Wike, who was accompanied by Boma Iyaye, the state commissioner of sports, toured training facilities of the club. According to Simeon Nwakaudu, spokesman of the governor, the visit is part of the process for […]

Anthony Joshua’s fight with Kubrat Pulev cancelled

Anthony Joshua’s fight with Kubrat Pulev has been called off, after the Bulgarian suffered an injury in training. Joshua will now take on Carlos Takam instead. Pulev was due to challenge for Joshua’s IBF and WBA heavyweight world titles on October 28 at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium, but a damaged shoulder has seen the bout cancelled. […]

Arsenal gives up on new deal for Ozil, to sell midfielder in January

Arsenal has given up on Mesut Ozil signing a new contract with the club and are ready to find a buyer in January. Gunners boss, Arsene Wenger, has already said they may be forced to sell Alexis Sanchez and Ozil in the next window, rather than lose them for free. There is now a growing […]

REAL MADRID ACADEMY IN RIVERS STATE: GOVERNOR WIKE MEETS RONALDO, SERGIO RAMOS

In continuation of the process for the setting up of a Real Madrid Academy in Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Monday toured training facilities of Real Madrid Football Club. The governor met with officials of the club, Football Megastar, Cristano Ronaldo and Real Madrid Captain, Sergio Ramos where further modalities were discussed. Governor […]

Tunisia top FIFA African rankings for first time in 15 years

Tunisia have moved top of Fifa’s African rankings for the first time in 15 years. The last time the North Africans were ranked the best team on the continent was back in January 2002, a position the Carthage Eagles had assumed the previous July. Managed by Nabil Maaloul, Tunisia – who need just a point […]

Chelsea vs Roma: Conte gives update on Moses, Kante, Morata

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte has provided update on Victor Moses’ injury ahead of the Blues Champions game against Roma on Wednesday. Conte hopes the injury blow is not serious as he is a key member of Chelsea’s squad. He told Daily Star, “For sure Moses is out because of his injury. I don’t know if […]

Why I don’t put pressure on myself against big teams – Lukaku

Manchester United striker, Romelu Lukaku says he has no concerns about his scoring record after he failed to score against Liverpool on Saturday as United ended the match with a goalless draw in the Premier league. The Belgian International did nothing to dispel claims that he fails to produce against big teams.   Lukaku leads […]

Algeria vs Nigeria: FIFA confirms match officials for 2018 World Cup qualifier

FIFA has picked Gabonese and Bukina Faso officials as centre and assistant referees for 2018 World Cup qualifier between Algeria and Nigeria on November 11. Federation of Algeria Football (FAF) confirmed on their official website, that Mr Eric Arnaud Otogo Castane of Gabon will serve as centre referee and will be assisted by Aboubacar Doumbouya […]